• For Sale
  • Single Family

61 W Broadway Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 Get directions

$350,000 $124/Sq. ft.
5 Beds 5 Baths 2,812 Sq. ft. 5,663 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Stylevictorian
  • Age 182 Years
  • MLS# PM-70750
  • Listed 2 Months 13 Days Ago

Overview

A rare opportunity awaits you! This gorgeous Georgian Federal home has become available. This historic residence is recognized as the ''oldest unaltered home in Mauch Chunk''. This was certified by the Mauch Chunk Historical Society in 1971. The property boasts 18 rooms- 5 full baths, 6 bedrooms; absolutely beautiful living and dining room with native red pine wide plank floors, open staircase, wonderful library and warm, inviting kitchen. The 3rd level bedroom area also has a multi-purpose room (morning coffee rm., office) and laundry room. The ground fl. living space is currently a bedroom but could have capacity as a retail area or any of the allowable usages under the R-4 borough zoning. The property has Bed and Breakfast status remaining with the structure. (continued) While retaining many of the original features there have been important upgrades such as electrical, oil heat, central air conditioning (3-4th flrs.) , mini splits- heat and air (ground 2nd fl.) and windows (most). The outside grounds are just lovely with beautiful English gardens, a rear gazebo, beautiful landscaping and stone walls -this is also a rarity in this part of town. THE HISTORY OF THE PROPERTYThis historic residence is recognized as the Oldest Unaltered Home in Mauch Chunk. Built in 1837 by the Reverend Richard Webster of the Presbyterian church (with expansion in 1844). Webster's church was located adjacent to the house, until outgrown and replaced in 1856.Also notable in this landmark home are the many original features that remain...Pennsylvania red pine wide-plank flooring, doors and trim among them. This Georgina-Federal home is also significant for it's formal architectural style and English gardens, adding to the home's important status. Over the years the home's uses included a dance studio, retail gallery and bed and breakfast in addition of course as private residence.The property is located in the downtown area of Jim Thorpe and within walking distance to amenities that attract thousands of visitors to Jim Thorpe each year-the historic landmarks, museums, quaint shops, restaurants, festivals, train rides and the wonderful outdoor attractions such as whitewater rafting, biking, hiking, winter skiing, tubing and snowboarding-the area offers so much! The historic Mauch Chunk Opera House is an operating venue with many great shows while Penn's Peak is just a short drive away as well featuring many nationally known artists and offering a 50+mile view. The commute to Jim Thorpe is 2 hours from New York City, 1.5 hours from downtown Philadelphia.A wonderful home to enjoy full time or weekend retreat!!

Features

Appliances

  • Clothes Washer
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Elec Oven/Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Smoke Detector

Bathrooms

  • Total Bathrooms: 5.00
  • Full Bathrooms: 5

Bedrooms

  • Bedrooms: 5

Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 18

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central AC, Other - See Remarks
  • Heating Features: Oil, Other - See Remarks

Kitchen and Dining

  • Breakfast Description: Formal Dining Room

Interior Features

  • Other - See Remarks

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Other - See Remarks
  • Porch
  • Sidewalk
  • Street Light
  • Roads: Paved, Public
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 5663

Land Info

  • Lot Description: View Lot
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.13
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 64x100

Garage and Parking

  • Garage Description: Other - See Remarks
  • Garage Features: N

Homeowners Association

  • Association: No
  • Association Fee Frequency: Annually
  • Calculated Total Monthly Association Fees: 0

School Information

  • School District: Jim Thorpe Area

Other Property Info

  • Annual Tax Amount: 7938.28
  • Source Listing Status: Active
  • County: Carbon
  • Directions: Rt. 209 South into Jim Thorpe, left onto Broadway to West Broadway. 61 West Broadway is on the left side of the street.
  • Source Property Type: Residential - Single Family
  • Area: Jim Thorpe Borough
  • Source Neighborhood: Z Not In A Development
  • Parcel Number: 83A2-17-H30
  • Subdivision: Z Not In A Development
  • Zoning: Resi
  • Property Subtype: Detached
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Square Feet Living: 2812.00
  • Year Built: 1837
  • Above Grade Finished Area: 2812
  • Building Exterior Type: Brick
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Laminate, Vinyl, Wall to wall Carpet
  • Foundation Details: Raised Foundation
  • Insulation: Insulated Window(s)
  • Property Age: 182
  • Roof: Asphalt, Metal, Roll Roof
  • Levels or Stories: 4.0
  • House Style: Other - See Remarks, Victorian

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
4 L B Morris El School PK-8 1.4 mi
6 Jim Thorpe Area Senior High School 9-12 1.5 mi
NA Smart Start Montessori Private School NR 1 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.

Neighborhood

Property History for 61 W Broadway

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2019-09-10 Relisted $350,000 $124 LehighValley
2019-09-08 Listing removed $0 LehighValley
2019-08-04 Listed $350,000 $124 LehighValley
2019-08-04 Listed $350,000 $124 Pocono
2016-04-07 Sold - - Public Record
2015-08-16 Listing removed $330,000 $106 BrightMLS
2015-08-16 Listing removed $375,000 BrightMLS
2015-06-04 Price Changed $330,000 $106 BrightMLS
2015-03-30 Listed $375,000 BrightMLS
2015-03-30 Listed $345,000 $111 BrightMLS
2012-08-01 Listing removed $389,900 $99 Pocono
2012-06-11 Listed $389,900 $99 Pocono
2012-06-11 Listing removed $389,900 $99 Pocono
2012-04-25 Listed $389,900 $99 Pocono
2004-12-20 Sold - - Public Record

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.