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Allegheny Riverfront (Tionesta/Tidioute) - Secluded 3000 Sq Ft House

Tidioute, PA, USA
  • House2800 sqft
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps20
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 - 6 nights

5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16+

** Please note that the Online Booking feature does not enable us to make it clear to our guests that, during summer Prime Time (mid June thru Mid Aug), we only have a weekly rate of $2750 with the week defined as Monday through Sunday. Thank You!

Situated on 2.5 secluded acres on The Allegheny River and surrounded by the Allegheny National Forest, this 3000 square foot house sleeps 16+.

The Wheeler-Farley House is a fully equipped, 3 level home with 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, patios/decks on all levels (5 total including front porch and river deck), includes a fully equipped kitchen with range, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator and has a washer and dryer. Enjoy cookouts on the spacious patio that has an oversize stone grill and can accommodate large groups. Rent for family reunions, hunting, fishing, & golf trips, executive retreats and vacations. The 185 feet of accessible riverfront property is lined with massive, flat boulders, making the river bank a great place to sunbathe, fish or have a picnic. The Wheeler-Farley House has a large, flat front yard that can accommodate croquet, boccie ball, a volleyball or whiffle ball game.

Enjoy the beauty and activities of the Allegheny National Forest, including hiking, cross country skiting, and snowmobiling/ATV'ing on over 300 miles of cleared trails.

History of The Wheeler-Farley House:

Be swept back in time to when ?Timber was King? when you stay at The Wheeler-Farley House?

Purchased in 1929 by our great-grandparents, Joseph Allen and Rachel Wheeler Farley, The Wheeler-Farley House is located on land that was once owned by our great-great grandfather, Nelson Platt Wheeler. His company, Wheeler & Dusenbury, was a major player in the timber industry during the 1800s through the early 1900s. At one time, Wheeler & Dusenbury owned 55,000 acres in this area of Pennsylvania now known as ?The Pennsylvania Wilds?. Just about all of the land was sold or donated and is now incorporated into The Allegheny National Forest. As fate would have it, The Wheeler-Farley House came up for sale in the spring of 2006 after being out of the family since 1978.

We are so excited to have it back and hope that you will enjoy the land our ancestors loved, as we do, when you stay at The Wheeler-Farley House.

While there, look at pictures of days gone by, read about the logging camps of the area and the adventures on The Allegheny River, rafting the logs downstream. Visit an Old Growth Forest at Hearts Content, once a Wheeler & Dusenbury logging camp and now part of The Allegheny National Forest.

Referring to The Wheeler-Farley House, the son of the former owner said, Your ancestors sure knew what they were doing, they picked the prettiest place on The Allegheny River. We whole-heatedly agree with him and now want to share this beautiful land with you.

The Wheeler-Farley House is in The Allegheny National Forest in Forest County, 10 miles north of Tionesta and 4.5 miles south of Tidioute on Route 62.

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Laurie Palmiero

Member Since 2010
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 09, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
      • Master
        1 queen, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 3
        2 double, 1 twin/ single, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single, Sleeps 2
      • Lower Level
        3 double, Sleeps 6
      • 5 Bedrooms including a walkout lower level that has a locked door and private full bath with shower stall. 10 total beds in the 5 separate sleeping areas. Plenty of room in lower level, master, great room.


      • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Main Level
      • Upstairs Master
        toilet, shower
      • Upstairs Hall
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Lower Level
        toilet, shower

        Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Waterfront


              • Away From It All
              • Family


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Ice Maker
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Blender
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 20 people


                                  • Books
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Piano
                                  • Ping Pong Table
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • VCR


                                      • Porch / Veranda
                                      • Balcony
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Patio
                                      • Barbecue
                                      • Screen Porch / Veranda
                                      • Terrace
                                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                      • Walkway to Water
                                      • Wood Deck


                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • library
                                              • autumn foliage
                                              • cinemas
                                              • coin laundry
                                              • forests
                                              • churches
                                              • marina
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • restaurants
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • golf privileges optional
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • hunting
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • mountaineering
                                                          • ski privileges optional
                                                          • skiing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • water skiing

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 8:00 PM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                            10 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Relaxing and peaceful location to unwind.

                                                            Teresa M.Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada

                                                            Our family enjoyed our Canadian Thanksgiving at the Wheeler-Farley House. We are repeat visitors, so we knew it was well maintained and it offered so much to do in the area. There are enough beds to accommodate about 15 people and kitchen/ dining area that will seat any large family easily. There is Wi Fi available and big screen t.v. to enjoy in front of a beautiful wood fireplace. We highly recommend the Wheeler-Farley House to anyone that wants to get away and relax in beautiful surroundings in the Allegheny. Excellent customer service and information provided by the Palmiero's.

                                                            Great Place to Stay!

                                                            cindy c.Bridgeville, PA 15017

                                                            An "Annual Girls Weekend" turned into a "Fabulous Girls Weekend" because the house is so nice! There were 13 of us ranging in age from late 20's to late 60's. The house has everything you could ask for. Full kitchen, clean linens, wifi, cable, plenty of room, great view, the list goes on! Very clean and kept. Could not have been happier with everything.

                                                            Beautiful large home with a gorgeous view!

                                                            Jennifer B.

                                                            Laurie and Frank's home is absolutely wonderful! The house is very spacious, clean, and has all the amenities you need. It feels like you are in the middle of nowhere, but is extremely easy to find if you follow the detailed directions.There are plenty of beds and bathrooms for a large group and the kitchen is fully equipped to make meals every day. The front yard is great for grilling, sitting around a fire, or even stargazing. The backyard runs straight into the river, so you can sit and relax on the rocks or jump in and enjoy water activities. It rained one night we stayed, but the house has 4 porches (some screened in), so it was fun to sit outside and watch the rain. It was the perfect place to get away from the hustle of the city. I highly recommend their home to anyone who is looking for a peaceful, worry free, relaxing vacation.

                                                            Relaxing Birthday Weekend

                                                            Kara J.

                                                            This place is great! Everything listed in the description of the house helped me plan an epic birthday weekend for myself and 10 close friends. The large kitchen and eating area were perfect for big meals and entertaining!

                                                            A big storm came through while we were there and knocked out the power. Not only were the owners easy to reach, they helped remedy the situation and within minutes the power was back on!

                                                            I really liked that they had brochures and flyers of places around the area to eat or kayak. I would absolutely recommend this house to anyone looking for a beautiful, relaxing vacation with plenty of outdoor activities that everyone can enjoy!

                                                            Our favorite vacation


                                                            We found the Wheeler-Farley house after years of trying to find a peaceful, relaxing place on the water, not far from Pittsburgh. Once we found it we realized what a jewel this house is and have booked it every year since (10 years). It's on a special section of the Allegheny River--quiet, with eagles' nests nearby and an island across the way, and water that's ideal for the type of nice-and-easy kayaking we do.

                                                            The owners are great, very responsive, and the place is always immaculate when you arrive. We highly recommend this treasure on the river.

                                                            Wheeler Farley house

                                                            Linda H.

                                                            We had a wonderful time! We are a group of women in our late fifties early sixties. The steps were a bit of a problem for us but we sure got our exercise! The river front was just beautiful! The house was fully equipped and very clean. I would recommend it for families with kids or family reunions the grounds are just beautiful.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            thank you for the nice review, Linda! We are glad you had a nice girls trip and enjoyed our property. We are not suited for people with disabilities as the walk down to the river does include many steps! The trek is fine for people without disabilities and worth every step to enjoy beautiful sights, sounds and river activity!


                                                            Tidioute, PA, USA

                                                            Allegheny National Forest, Golf, Casino, River, Lakes, Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Canoe, Kayak, Antiques, Horseback Riding, Festivals, Skiing, Snowmobile Trails, Cross Country Skiing Trails, ATV Trails, Rodeos Other Activities: Kayaking, boating

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                                                            *** Prime Time Summer Reservations are Check-In Monday and Check-Out Sunday rest of year, we have a 3 night minimum. Reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance Please read lease agreement and note the Release of Liability (last page) that is required Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. $500 non refundable first payment/deposit Is due at time of booking to reserve the dates. Bookings made more than 6 months in advance require the balance of the payment 6 months in advance.

                                                            10 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.5/5
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