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Cute Cottage in Woods Near Jim Thorpe & Beltzville Lake

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Hop through the front door of the White Rabbit Cottage and find yourself in a cozy bright space decorated in an eclectic style. There is room to scamper with a 1.5 acre wooded lot located on a quiet country cul de sac in the Southern Poconos. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1200 square foot cottage has all the amenities of home. It is within 15 minutes of historic Jim Thorpe, Beltzville Lake, Blue Mountain Ski Resort and Penn's Peak Concert Venue. It accommodates hikers, kayakers, ski bunnies, loungers, bird watchers, cyclists, those who fish, white water rafters, and concert goers.

This free standing cottage will sleep up to six people, who can nestle in the ensuite master bedroom with a queen sized bed or two other bedrooms. One room has a full sized bed and the other has two singles that share a common bathroom. The living room has vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, and two sliding glass doors that lead to a large deck looking out on a wooded lot.

Guests are invited to nibble on their own meals cooked in the fully equipped kitchen. The cottage is also outfitted with a flat screen tv, cable, CD/DVD player and wifi. There is a long driveway, which will easily accommodate a boat, snowmobiles or other outdoor toys.

All sheets, towels, and cooking/dinnerware are included. A two night minimum stay is required, and the cottage is non-smoking. Renters must be at least 25 years of age. Families are welcome.

Keywords: Cottage, House, Full Kitchen, WiFi, Outdoor Deck, Fireplace, Pocono Mountains, Skiing, Hiking, Boating, Penn's Peak, Blue Mountain Ski Resort, Jim Thorpe, Beltzville Lake

More Details

Charlie Sproule
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 14, 2017

About Charlie Sproule

We have a romantic history with Jim Thorpe. Family of ours owned hotels and a bottling company during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As sometimes happens, the accountant ran away with all the money, so we just get to look at our lost inheritance and think about what might have been.

Jim Thorpe was the first place we vacationed together as a couple and was the site of our wedding ceremony on a gorgeous May day. It's a place where our family toiled in the mines and in the sewing factory and raised their kids. It’s where every street had a bar and a church and people you dated had to live within walking distance.

Now, Jim Thorpe is about artists, adventure and the art of dining, all of which we believe in and support. We can mountain bike, hike or antique and then dine on American cuisine or attend the strawberry festival at a local church. We like it all.

Charlie Sproule purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Charlie Sproule chose Pennsylvania

Life in the big city is a noisy adventure, and we craved a bit of solace. It was the mountains that always beckoned, not the shore. Within an hour's drive, we are happily parked in front of our home, feeling miles away from the bustling life we left behind. We enjoy the secluded feel to the place, while knowing that we are just a few minutes away from grocery stores, dining, drive-in movies, hiking, and dozens of other activities.

What makes this cottage unique

Star-gazing while sitting on our back porch, after a meal made of ingredients supplied by local farm stands cannot be beat.

Driving 10 minutes to Beltzville Lake and having to choose between a dozen or so amazing hikes is a delight.

Running down country roads past horse farms and seeing the woods in their fall glory is beyond words.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We would be happy to write a review. We were very impressed with the decor in the cottage. We felt at home with the artwork on the walls and the the kitchen amenities. It was nice not to sacrifice quality appliances just because we wanted to get away for the weekend. The technology inside the cottage was perfect. This usually isn't even a category I would talk about because it normally doesn't exist in vacation homes. The directions [to use the technology] were clear and great for a rainy weekend. The wifi was also a must to keep in touch with the kids. Thank you so much.
May 2011
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Palmerton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • The master bedroom has a queen size bed and ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom has a full size bed and the third has two singles. The second and third bedroom share a full bathroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Cute Cottage in Woods Near Jim Thorpe & Beltzville Lake
average rating of 4.952381 based on 64 reviews
Brooklyn new york

No air conditioner

  • 4 of 5

The house is nice and the place is nice too.

But no air conditioner!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peace & Quiet in the mountains of eastern PA

  • 5 of 5

Lovely location surrounded by woods. Charlie shared many ideas for local restaurants and things to do. Wish we had more than two nights to stay. We will definitely return. Left my phone charger and Charlie mailed it to me. Vey responsive and helpful!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend ski weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Spent two nights at the cottage in February. Two adults and two children and everyone enjoyed it. We spent the weekend skiing and it was nice to retreat back to the cottage. It had everything we needed and look forward to returning for some warmer weather and a ski trip next year. Communication with Charlie was great by phone and email.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful gem tucked into the woods

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a weekend at this lovely home in the woods. Everything was wonderful! The house was clean and well-maintained. The location and surroundings were peaceful and quiet. We spent most of our time on the deck, enjoying the view of the woods.

Our children loved the charming hand-crafted items that decorate the house. It was a cozy home with a lot of warmth and we will definitely visit again.

Charlie was welcoming and responsive. Excellent experience overall.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks David. I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your visit to the area.
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Beautiful, Peaceful and Clean!

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful house. Me and my family enjoyed our long weekend here and whats great about it is that the house is close to Jim Thrope! We went on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway and had such a great time. The house is very clean! Close to many stores and attractions! This is a perfect house for a family looking to just relax from the city life! Highly reccomend!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Cottage, Great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful cottage conveniently located in the Pocono Mountains close to many attractions. The cottage is nicely appointed with all the necessities to make your stay enjoyable and very comfortable, including Sirius radio and Netflix. The owners are super helpful and very approachable. They will answer all your questions, and provide excellent tips/suggestions to make the most out of your stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dan. Glad you enjoyed your stay and nice meeting you!
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Rates & Availability

Palmerton Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

A $300 security deposit is required. A $50 non-refundable deposit holds your reservation with the balance due two weeks prior to arrival. Check, paypal, and credit cards are accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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