'Riverwatch' a Delightful Allegheny River Bike Trail Bungalow

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Be present in the heart of nature watching and listening: bald eagles soaring, rare birds feeding, deer frolicking, geese gander, bears moseying, and the turkeys gobble. All this while you’re overlooking the Allegheny River. River Watch is the perfect cozy cottage with two bedrooms, a loft, equipped eat-in kitchen, bathroom and living room with full view sliding doors and deck boasting magestic views of the river, mountain valley and bike trail.

Located in charming St. George, (Kennerdell) Pa., this Venango County villa lies 15 bicycle miles in between the Historic Landmark towns of Franklin and Emlenton. Paved bike trails take you for miles into these quaint Middle American towns and beyond with antique shops and country eateries and unsurpassed, pristine riverfront scenery.

Fish or boat the river, hike the surrounding mountains, engage in bird-watching, bike to restaurants in nearby communities, or just sit fireside underneath a blanket of stars.

Cancellation & damage-control deposit: A fifty percent deposit is due at the time of booking. Your balance is due 2 weeks before reservation date along with a $99 Damage-Control Deposit. The Damage- Control Deposit will be returned within 14 days of check-out date, as applicable.

A full-refund of monies will be made if your cancellation is received at least 2 weeks before your determined reservation date or if the cottage can be rented following your cancellation notice. If cottage cannot be rented, your deposit will be forfeited and any remaining payments, including your Damage-Control Deposit will be returned to you.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome (2 pet minimum please) for a $30 fee.

Our property manager, Pat, would be happy to book your stay!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    2 dog minimum for a one-time $30 fee. Please be aware that an additional $30 pet-cleaning fee will be collected from your security deposit following your departure for guests who leave behind a crazy amount of dog-hair. You can use our vacuum and avoid that!...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Get away from the relentless grind and busyness of life. Roast marshmallows under a canopy of stars…awesome! You bring the marshmallows and we’ll provide the long forks! Fire ring, wood and starter materials provided. Two friendly & well-behaved dogs are welcome. A "dirty-dog cleaning fee" for excessive dog-hair may be taken from your security deposit after your departure so keep your dogs off of the furniture please! ...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • River:

    Boating, canoeing/kayaking, fishing and swimming are just steps away....moreless

  • Rural:

    Bald eagles nest across the river from the cottage....moreless

  • Water View:

    Over-looking the pristine Allegheny River and the Allegheny Bike trail, running from Oil City to Emlenton and Brandon to Franklin in Venango County....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    There is a window-airconditioner that is installed/necessary for a couple of weeks in August due to high humidity....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wifi reception is spotty so we don't charge for it....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    eat in kitchen and outdoors picnic table...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Bring your own bikes, rollerblades ...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Bring your vessel. The cottage has a boat launch on the property....moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    The Foxburg Golf Club is open from April 1 - October 31. Visitors will find a priceless exhibit depicting golf’s rich, 400-year history in addition to a beautiful 9 hole course....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Bring your own!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.7
from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$185 $185
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $30
  • Pet Fee $30
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are quoted for 2 adults. Children 12 and under are free. Any additional adults or children over the age of 12 will be an additional $35 per additional person per night. There is also a $30 one time cleaning fee that will be charged for each reservation.

Additional charges may include:

$30 for one or two pets. Pets are welcome but limited to 2 pets per stay. An additional $30 will be deducted from the Security Deposit for excessive pet hair, especially found on the furniture and bedding.

$100 is the charge for Guests hosting large gatherings, parties and reunions on the premises (ask for details). We love Parties but we need to know about your plans for them in advance. Parties/Gatherings/Reunions are defined as more than 4 visiting guests during the day. We are flexible if your guest wants to spend the night but again, you need to let us know though a phone call or email at your earliest convenience and before your departure so that we may charge you accordingly.

$200 Refundable Damage Protection will be charged and refunded within 14 days after the departure date if no damage is done to the property.

We ask that you please do your part to keep the cottage clean and beautiful for the next person and it will keep the cost down so that more people can appreciate the beauty of River Watch, inside and out. Thank you so much!

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pittsburgh International
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
60 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
80 Miles
Nearest Ski
Peak'n Peak
60 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We fell in love with the big sky and quiet starry nights, the pristine river valley with bountiful nature (including frequent sightings of bald eagles), the clean, clear and shallow Allegheny river and paved bike trails, hiking, waterfalls and water sports. Less than two hours from Pittsburgh and it feels as if you're in another part of the world.

Why the Owner Chose Kennerdell, PA, USA:
This particular part of the river known as St George has manicured lawns to the river, beautiful trees and a view of the river bend like no other.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
You can't beat the paved Allegheny Bike trail that runs along the Allegheny River and other bike trials nearby (The Justice Trail; Oil Creek State trail; Sandy Creek trail). As you ride your bike for miles along the winding river you feel one with nature. The river drops very low in the summer months allowing for safe play in the river. It's cool to see Mother Nature's calender of evolution; the butterfly emerging from their chrysalis , the awakening of the black bears, bull frogs finding their voices in the heat of the night, turtles laying their eggs, fish spawning, bald eagles nesting their offspring; comings and goings of the bird variety and the frisky hummingbirds. It really gives you pause as to what is important in life and how taking time to "smell the roses" is good for the soul (assuming you value that sort of thing).

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  • River Watch is equipped to meet your every need!

    River Watch is equipped to meet your every need!

  • A lovely living room

    A lovely living room

  • Fully equipped kitchen & gas grill on back porch.

    Fully equipped kitchen & gas grill on back porch.

  • Comfy beds & high quality linens promise good rest

    Comfy beds & high quality linens promise good rest

  • Beautiful mountain and river views

    Beautiful mountain and river views

  • How fun is this? Bring your bike & ride for miles!

    How fun is this? Bring your bike & ride for miles!

  • Tadpoles, creepy crawlies and critters, oh my!

    Tadpoles, creepy crawlies and critters, oh my!

  • Covered side porch with gas grill (Chef not incl.)

    Covered side porch with gas grill (Chef not incl.)

  • An open floor plan between kitchen and living room.

    An open floor plan between kitchen and living room.

  • The view from the cottage deck: bike, walk, jog and enjoy.

    The view from the cottage deck: bike, walk, jog and enjoy.

  • A shallow & clean river eddy makes for water fun.

    A shallow & clean river eddy makes for water fun.

  • Magestic river views. Nearby canoe rental, too!

    Magestic river views. Nearby canoe rental, too!

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