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Mountain Vacationing At Its Best, 17 acres w/stocked trout pond w/hiking trails"""

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrms, 2.5 Bathrms, Sleeps 8: FOR ADDED COST: add 1 bedrm & sleeper Sleeps 12

PRICING AND ACCOMODATIONS Upper level: Master bedroom with full bath and queen bed on first floor w/washer/dryer. Second floor has 2 Bedrooms , one with queen bed and one with full size bed and also a loft with two single beds, (trundle). There is a full bath on second floor. There are large cathedral windows facing the pond. THIS ARRANGEMENT SLEEPS 8.

AT ADDED COST the lower level is also opened with a master bedroom with queen bed with full bath, plus a queen sleeper couch in living area and 1/2 bath and a washer/dryer THIS ARRANGEMENT SLEEPS 12.

The upper level ( SLEEPS 8) is $250.00 per night Mon -Thurs. and $350.00 per night Fri-Sat-Sun. With both levels open (SLEEPS 12) Mon-Thurs $350.00 per night, $450.00 per night Fri-Sat-Sun. The weekly rate for the UPPER AREA ONLY is $1800.00 and for both areas, UPPER PLUS LOWER AREA, is $2500.00. We rent Starting Fri to Fri.

From November through May there is a 2 night minimum and from June through October there is a 3 night minimum.

UPPER AREA has living room with 55" TV flat screen above a gas fireplace. There is high speed Wi/Fi internet. Full kitchen and dining area plus 1/2 bath. There is a washer/dryer. There is also a large, 12' x 40' deck, with table and chairs overlooking pond and picnic area.

LOWER AREA has living area with 46" TV above gas fireplace. A kitchen and dining area plus 1/2 bath and a washer/dryer. Also has covered deck, 10' x 40' overlooking pond and picnic area.

Linens, towels and paper products are supplied. There is a washer/dryer on both levels.

Pots, pans and dishes are provided. There is a dish washer on both levels.

There is a large fire pit, with modest amount of wood supplied near the pond. There is also a charcoal grille and gas grille by the pond and 2 picnic tables and benches. The pond is stocked with rainbow trout (catch and release) There is a dock in the pond with table and chairs. Pond has waterfall and small row boat. There are hiking trails in both directions along the trout stream.

The pond is very cold and has a soft bottom and swimming is not recommended.

There is parking for 8 to 10 cars. We take the trash to the dump, There are barrels in the mud room for recycle items and trash.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Anne

We built this as our home in 2010. We have severe allergies to pets and smoke. No pets or smoking allowed ! This is our dream home and we enjoy sharing it with people that appreciate it as much as we do.

Anne purchased this chalet in 2010

Why Anne chose Jim Thorpe

Secluded, very private 17 acre mountain property with no other houses in view from our two large decks but still close to all summer and winter sports. Big Boulder and Jack Frost ski areas are just minutes away. Half hour drive to 100 store outlet mall. Swimming at Hickory Run State Park or Beltzville State Park or the indoor water park at Lake Harmony. Only 2 miles from white water rafting, scrimmage paint ball and mountain biking for summer fun. All mountain attractions nearby. Near the quaint town of Jim Thorpe with train rides and many tourist attractions. All this and still easy access from New York City and Philadelphia. Only 1 1/4 miles from Pennsylvania Turnpike exit and 10 miles from Interstate I-80 exit.

What makes this chalet unique

Stocked pond with rainbow trout (catch and release) by the picnic area with two picnic tables, a gas grille, charcoal grille and a large fire pit, wood provided. There is a bridge over the waterfall near the hiking trails along the 1000 feet of flowing trout stream. Find the 3 secluded resting benches as you explore the rustic trails by the stream. See the tree that grows horizontal rather than vertical. Sit on the dock in the pond and enjoy an afternoon beverage or row the small rowboat around the pond. Or just relax and enjoy the view from one of the two 12 x 40 foot decks. Get away from the city and relax in the mountain air.


Jim Thorpe Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4, lower area - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5, lowe area - toilet
  • Master bath has shower Guest bathrooms have tub 1/2 bath on first floor Lower level master bath has shower Lower level has 1/2 bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Living area, lower level - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom, Queen bed, upper area Guest bedroom, 1, Queen bed, upper area Guest bedroom, 2, Full size bed, upper area Loft, two single beds, upper area 2nd master bedroom, queen bed lower living area Queen sleeper in lower living area
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
White water rafting, skrimish paint ball and mountain biking 1 1/2 miles away. Train rides and other tourist attractions in quaint Jim Thorpe. Water falls and hiking in nearby Hickory Run and Lehigh Gorge State Parks. Indoor water park in nearby Lake Harmony,


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Mountain Vacationing At Its Best, 17 acres w/stocked trout pond w/hiking trails
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 37 reviews

Beautiful, Comfortable, and Just-What-We-Expected!

  • 5 of 5

Second year at this Home for our Family Winter Weekend! Clean, well-maintained, spacious, and great location! Kids sledded on the hill in the backyard and explored property; also enjoyed the movies provided!

Adults enjoyed some down time! Thank You, Ralph and Anne for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Lovely home with beautiful pond

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the house. Very comfortable and only a short distance to the town.

The 1 thing I would recommend would be an instruction sheet on the TV, fireplace, heating and how to operate upon arrival/departure. Other than that, this place has everything you need to have a nice relaxing time. And they even have covered wood storage, which was one of my main concerns!

Ralph and Anne are a pleasure to deal with. Look forward to coming back! Thanks again

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christmas week stay

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect! It's a convenient location and the house has everything you need.We had a wonderful stay with our family. We even enjoyed a nice campfire down by the pond while temperature was in the teens! I highly recommend this home. We're considering coming back for some summer fun!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

House was as described. Looks just like the photos. Clean and quiet and in a perfect location close to the downtown area of Jim Thorpe. Ralph was also super friendly and accommodating. A family of six stayed comfortably in the upper level of the house. We enjoyed sitting by the fire at night or simply strolling around the property. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Harrisburg, PA

Gorgeous property with all the extras.

  • 5 of 5

The living quarters, kitchen, bathrooms, and bedrooms were all clean, modern, and ready for our visit. Everything we needed was supplied and of top quality. We only needed to bring food drinks and clothing. The very large deck with a breathtaking view of the property was enjoyed all weekend. The fire ring, with all the wood you could need, down by the amazing pond was just what we were looking for in a rental property. Loved everything about this property and the hosts were very easy to deal with from beginning to end. Would definitely recommend and return in the future. Thank you Ann and Ralph!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home on beautiful land

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Skirmish USA
Pocono Whitewater
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa, and Allentown, Pa
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Dom N Alli
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Jim Thorpe, Pa
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Pa State Rd 903
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Dom N Alli
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Big Boulder Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Indoor water park at Lake Harmony
Car: necessary

PLEASE NOTE, All facilities are available in the chalet including laundry and the 17 acre property.

Local attractions: Hiking at Lehigh Gorge and Hickory Run State Parks, Quaint Jim Thorpe, Lake Harmony indoor water park, antique stores, Casino, Skiing, snow tubing, sledding, Butterfly attraction, Coal mine tours, Steam Town Museum, 100 store discount outlet, Bushkill Water Falls, train rides, (White Water Rafting, Mountain Biking, 1 mile away)

Take the scenic mountain train ride from Jim Thorpe.

Visit Hickory Run State Park and see Boulder Field and swim in the park lake. Also see Hawk Falls that cascades into Mud Run Creek. Hike many easy or long difficult trails.

Go down in a real coal mine.

See all the sights in Philadelphia, 1 1/2 hours away.

Visit Steam Town and see the vintage trains and trolley barn.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $400

Rates are subject to change without notice. Rate for 9 to 12 people is $500.00 per day for Mo-Tu-Wd-Th and $550.00 per day for Fr-Sa-Su. Call 772-285-7850 or

17 acres w/stocked trout pond (catch and release)
Upper deck 12ft by 40ft, with table and chaises overlooking pond.
Stroll around the pond and listen to the waterfall
Sit on the dock, enjoy a beverage
Fire pit and picnic tables

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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