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A Norman Rockwell Setting One Hour from State College

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This is a view of one end of the living room, the cupboard holds the tv,dvd

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bedford house description


This property, while in the country, is still close to many interesting activities. The house is conveniently located near Johnstown, Altoona, Bedford and State College. The guest house is just 10 minutes off the Pa turnpike and also just 5 minutes off I-99.

There are brochures in the guest house for information on local places to visit. The brochures will direct guests to everything from spa's, shopping, antiques, bike trails, museums, covered bridges, hiking, skiing, and so much more.

I have been a life long antique and folk art collector as well as a shop keeper for over 25 years. The guest house showcases all that I love, antiques, folk art, quality reproductions coupled with my commitment to provide all the comforts of home. One of our guests wrote "the house is a great respite to decompress from the daily grind, sitting on the back porch listening to the birds sing."

This three bedroom house is on a 144 acre farm that is rich with history. The Spring Meadow farm was deeded in 1796 and the earliest owners were Quakers. Some of the Quakers that lived on this farm were involved in the underground railroad. Another interesting fact is just before the civil war President Buchanan would visit here. In the 1880's senator John M. Reynolds bought the farm at a sheriff sale. He had the road paved between the barn and the train station so he would have a smooth horse and buggy ride when he needed to head to Washington. It was the only paved road in the entire county. That is a sampling of the history here.

The guest house is nestled between the 1840's house and the barn. Come sit on the screened in back porch and sip coffee, tea, or drink of choice and enjoy the scenic views and the wildlife (birds, ground hogs, and deer). In the evenings you can grill out on the porch, swing in the hammock,or have a bon-fire. We also provide 2 cannondale bikes for your use. A great place to unwind with all the amenities of home.

We have hosted reunions, birthdays, quiet getaways and even weddings. Rent our Guest House and revisit life in simpler times.


Try a women's weekend! I have had many groups of women who have come and enjoyed a girls weekend. Some shopped, some cooked, some did crafts, some just enjoyed chatting with their friends, some have had a wine tasting party, and some have celebrated birthdays. No matter what they came to do, they all have enjoyed this guest house. Many are planning return visits. You can't go wrong spending a weekend with your girlfriends.






Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                smoking only on the back porch or outside...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                over 21 years old...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                table has 6 chairs and a youth chair for toddlers is available...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Has everything need to cook any meal....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                coffee, tea. salt & pepper...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                service for over 8...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Freezer
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                Parking for many many cars...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Washing Machine
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • Located on a historic 144 acre farm, antique and gift shop located on property. Nearby covered bridges, lots of bike trails, fishing nearby, close to two state parks Blue Knob and Shawnnee Park (fishing, boating, and skiing)....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    has a wii and netflixs...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    also wireless internet...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • Books
                  • Games
                  • Toys
                  • Video Library
                  • DVD Player
                  • VCR

                  Communications

                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    covered porch and a screened in porch...moreless

                  • Bicycles
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Gazebo
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Resort:

                    Omni Bedford Springs 15 minutes away....moreless

                  • Mountain View
                  • Rural

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Swimming
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Fishing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Kayaking
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Festivals
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Walking
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cycling
                   

                  Reviews

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                  from 13 traveler reviews
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                  Monday-Thursday ..... $149./night (Up to 4 people) 2 night required
                  Friday-Sunday .......1 night $179.2 nights $338.3 nights $477. (Up to 4 people)
                  Weekly (1-4 people).. $800./week (6 consecutive nights)
                  Weekly (5-6 people).. $900./week (6 consecutive nights)
                  If more than 4 guests an additional $20.per person per night
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/08/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  Car: Necessary

                  I recommend to our guests to try and visit some of the things listed here.Omni Bedford Springs Spa, The Coverlet museum, Old Bedford Village, The Fort Museum, Antique shopping, Johnstown Flood museum and Heritage museum, Shawnee Park, Blue Knob Park, Lakemont Amusement Park, DelGrosso Amusement Park, Altoona Curve baseball, Frank LLoyd Wright's Falling Waters, & more. There are many things to do within driving distance. Or many guests opt to just relax at the house play yard games and have evening bonfires.

                   

                  Owner info


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • This is a view of one end of the living room, the cupboard holds the tv,dvd

                    This is a view of one end of the living room, the cupboard holds the tv,dvd

                  • This shows a little bit of the kitchen

                    This shows a little bit of the kitchen

                  • Here is the middle bedroom,it has a  trundle bed under a double.

                    Here is the middle bedroom,it has a trundle bed under a double.

                  • Sitting on the screened in porch you can see the 1840 farm house.

                    Sitting on the screened in porch you can see the 1840 farm house.

                  • This is the dinning room with corner cupboard, farm table, braided rug.

                    This is the dinning room with corner cupboard, farm table, braided rug.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, May 22, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

                  View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
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                  (814) 839-9120 (Pennsylvania, USA)

                  Speaks: english
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