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Glen Onoko Guesthouse, located near the Lehigh Gorge State Park

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Elegant, old - world charm meets modern comfort in our newly renovated Guesthouse housed in a late 19th century Mercantile building. Our home allows guests to meet, connect and relax in this three bedroom, two bath Townhouse with original woodwork and a spacious living room with large windows overlooking the street. The building renovations have retained late 19th century design details and gives guests an opportunity to admire architectural history, inside and out, with the original storefront and display windows still intact. The home has been meticulously maintained while thoughtfully updated for modern living. Recent renovations include solid oak hardwood flooring in the kitchen and living room. At 1,600 square feet, the home feels spacious and airy. The building has a unique per... Elegant, old - world charm meets modern comfort in our newly renovated Guesthouse housed in a late 19th century Mercantile building. Our home allows guests to meet, connect and relax in this three bedroom, two bath Townhouse with original woodwork and a spacious living room with large windows overlooking the street. The building renovations have retained late 19th century design details and gives guests an opportunity to admire architectural history, inside and out, with the original storefront and display windows still intact. The home has been meticulously maintained while thoughtfully updated for modern living. Recent renovations include solid oak hardwood flooring in the kitchen and living room. At 1,600 square feet, the home feels spacious and airy. The building has a unique personality of its own which also houses 600 sq. ft. of cafe space currently open only for private events. ** If you are looking for some more space, check out the ground floor studio in the same building. See the listing - Glen Onoko Getaway #9134425 The beauty of this region has beckoned travelers for almost two centuries, and was second only to Niagara Falls! Located in the center of town, the Glen Onoko Guesthouse is named for the famous Glen Onoko Falls Trail, which is known for hiking featuring multiple waterfalls and biking activities at the Glen Onoko Access of Lehigh Gorge State Park Glen Onoko Falls. Our home is an excellent base for exploring some of the town's top attractions, and is a great family getaway with the grocery store, pizza shops, ice cream, breakfast eateries just blocks away. The Space Built in 1874, this historic home inhabits a former Mercantile storefront that served ice cream sodas. Over the years, the building has served in a variety of uses. Keeping some original details but redoing the kitchen and bathrooms the resulting design creates a home that honors the past but isn't stuck in it. The living room features an impossible to miss carved wood pillars and the original wood staircase. The modern kitchen with ceramic sink is fully equipped with electric hot water kettle, blender, pots, pans, knives, cutting boards, crock pot, dutch oven, prep bowls, 10 cup drip Mr. Coffee including filters, toaster, microwave, casserole dishware, and even a mixer with cookie pans. Great for couples or families, the Guesthouse fits everyone comfortably. Sleeping Arrangements include; - Master bedroom with King - sized bed - Second bedroom with Queen- sized bed - Third bedroom with Queen - sized bed - A sleeper sofa in the living room that pulls out to a very firm queen bed - Futon that folds to a twin - sized bed -The nearby bathroom features a cast iron bathtub/shower with new natural stone subway tile, along with a generous amount of towels. - There is a dressing room for stowing luggage - One guest room has a working vintage AM/FM radio - Board games in the living room closet - Use of a washer and dryer - We are one of the few buildings in Jim Thorpe with plenty of off - street parking which is a nice luxury when town parking can be an issue Guest Access Guests have exclusive access to the two floors of the townhouse just as the shopkeepers did, who lived above the business. You may also access the private courtyard with a shrubbery border and use of the BBQ grill. The entrance is at the back of the building and on-site parking that makes unpacking easy. The first floor is a laundry room that leads to the upper two levels of the townhouse. Keyless entry will allow you to access the inside of the building; then a key is provided to the apartment door. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 229More
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About the Owner
Dee F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2016
Interaction with guests
Since I live in Jim Thorpe, I am often able to personally greet my guests and provide a brief orientation as well as answer any additional questions about the surrounding area or townhouse. During your stay, I am available via phone, text, or messaging.
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

We rented the commercial space on the first floor of this Guesthouse. It was a great space to have our family reunion with 30 guests. We catered the dinner from Macaluso's Restaurant in Nesquehoning and used the well functioning gas grill in the back yard....More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank laura201774
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Yard
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighborhood
Situated in a central location, this guesthouse is an excellent base for exploring some of the town's top attractions including the Asa Packer Mansion, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, the Old Jail, the Scenic Railway, and the Jim Thorpe Memorial. Eclectic shops, museums, the Mauch Chunk Opera House, Penn's Peak are all within minutes from the property. The area has an array of restaurants, a vinyl record store, bars and bike shops. Union Public House, the local dive bar, is close by and offers Sunday brunch. Walk next door to the town's full service Salon and Spa. Walk to Tommy's Steak and Subs - where the locals go! The East Mauch Chunk Eatery is a few blocks away for breakfast. Ice Cream, grocery market, wine and spirits are nearby.
Getting around
You will enjoy the proximity to the Lehigh Gorge State Park to hike the Glen Onoko Falls Trail. Pedal the 25 miles of the D & L Trail along the Lehigh River and to enjoy the natural beauty and geology of the area. Head out to Mauch Chunk Lake Park - just 3 miles west of the downtown - and rent a kayak, paddle board or small motor boat. Hickory Run State park with Boulder Feild, Hawk Falls Trail for outdoor adventure. Close to several whitewater providers.
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