Bear Creek Village in Luzerne County is nestled in a narrow valley formed by Bear Creek, a tributary of the Lehigh River. This Luzerne County borough is a nature lover’s dream surrounded by acres of wooded land, lakes, and a dam. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, Bear Creek Village evolved to support the local lumbering and ice industries, as well as the lifestyle of successful business leader and industry founder, Albert Lewis.
The Bear Creek Village Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. There are 55 buildings, 4 sites, and 2 structures that compose the historic district. These include houses and workers’ cottages, summer cottages, outbuildings, churches, cemeteries, Bear Creek Dam and Lake, and the industrial remains.
After the industrial era ended in the village, the development of summer homes continued and increased. Rest and outdoor recreation have always been a focal point for life at Bear Creek. Today, you can find your own taste of peace and the great outdoors with this featured bear Creek Village home for sale.
If you’re looking for plenty of space to spread out and grow, this 4,228 square-foot, 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom home is perfect for any sized family! Situated on just over 2 wooded acres in the scenic and historic Bear Creek Village, this featured listing offers an abundance of privacy while still in easy driving distance to shopping, entertainment, and recreation. Bear Creek Village also has convenient access to the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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For the family that loves both indoor and outdoor living, this beautifully maintained two-story home is perfect! There are high ceilings and wall-to-wall carpeting throughout the home. The large family room is conveniently located right off the kitchen and features a cathedral ceiling and stone-faced gas fireplace.
The modern, eat-in kitchen has doors leading out to the back patio that makes outdoor entertaining a breeze. A separate dining room is also just off the kitchen and opens up to the living room in the front of the house.
All four bedrooms are located on the second floor, including the master suite. The master bedroom features a walk-in closet and the modern master bath has both a jetted tub and a fiberglass shower. An office located on the first floor can alternatively be used as a fifth bedroom, as well.
The lower level offers a full, part-finished basement with a modern half-bath and recreation room. This rec room is the perfect space for entertaining! It features a bar area and enough space to fit a large sectional and a ping-pong table.
For those who don’t want to stay home, but don’t want to travel very far for fun, take in both the beauty and opportunities provided by the surrounding forest land! Enjoy all kinds of seasonal activities practically in your own backyard, including hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. Additionally, lake rights and other community privileges including tennis courts and a playground are available with optional association membership.
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