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The Van Pelt House Your Home Away

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Helen

The Van Pelt House Your Home Away

5 guests
2 bedrooms
1 bed
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Outstanding hospitality2 recent guests said this host offered outstanding hospitality.
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Great value100% of recent guests gave this home’s value a 5-star rating.

Your stay at the Van Pelt House in Jim Thorpe will transport you back in time to the days of coal miners and train barons.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Cable TV
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 couch
Common spaces
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock

Availability

14 Reviews

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Bridget User Profile
Bridget
August 2018
Great location, looking down on the town. Relaxing atmosphere inside and out. Helen was a wonderful host!
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Bridget thank you for the review! Because of the age of the house we are constantly working to get it perfect. Thank you for your input! Best regards
August 2018
Robert User Profile
Robert
April 2018
Perfect location to walk to all the fun in Jim Thorpe. Great place. Would stay again.
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Thank you for your review! I’m happy you had a great stay. Hope to see you again!
April 2018
Marcos User Profile
Marcos
October 2017
Excellent time! Our host was thoughtful and left some delicious cupcakes and fruit for our arrival!! Also some brand new staples in fridge helped since i forgot to bring milk and butter and other things but found them in fridge waiting for me :) Great location, nice patio and sm…
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Response from Helen:
Hi Marcos, I’m so glad you had such a great experience! I agree with you that our house definitely captures the real atmosphere of Jim Thorpe! Glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you again.
October 2017
Matthew User Profile
Matthew
October 2017
Helen's place was just as described! It was secluded yet close enough to town. Perfect location! Great little spot for a weekend getaway in Jim Thorpe. Easy walking distance to restaurants in town, rail trail, and everything else you need! Great hospitable hosts! Will definitely …
Erik User Profile
Erik
October 2017
Great house! Clean and 100% as described. The house is truly within walking distance of the town. I only had to contact Helen once pertaining to parking and she responded immediately and followed up the next morning to make sure everything was ok. I recommend Jim Thorpe Sidecar T…
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Response from Helen:
Hi Erik! Thank you so very much for the excellent review! I'm so happy that you enjoyed our house and had a great experience! It was a pleasure hosting you and truly hope to see you again!!
October 2017
Linda User Profile
Linda
September 2017
Helen's place is fantastic! The outdoor fireplace area is truly beautiful. Helen left fresh fruit, muffins, coffee. Place is absolutely adorable. Comfortable bed and furnishings. Spotless. Short walk to restaurants, shops. Wonderful space!
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Clayton
August 2017
Had a wonderful long weekend in Jim Thorpe. Helen's place was a perfect getaway in the trees. The house was clean with all the amenities we needed including a nice bright kitchen off of the deck. The bedroom was out of a European hotel - quiet and very comfortable. The house was …
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Thank you Clayton for the wonderful review. I am truly happy you had such a great experience in the house and in our amazing town! I look forward to having you and Donna come back and see us again. Enjoy the rest of this summer! Best regards, Helen
August 2017

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United StatesJoined in June 2013
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I am a retired Account Executive from NJ that has retired to the beautiful Victorian town of Jim Thorpe , PA. I am truly living the dream in this little town that is tucked into the valley surrounded by mountains. Jim Thorpe is a tourist town filled with great restaurants, shops…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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