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On Nemacolin Grounds..Romantic Interlude or Family Fun

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 story 2 bedroom/2 bath (plus small inflatable in play room)..on resort grounds

If you prefer the tranquil ambiance of a mountain retreat, but with down comforters, Natuzi leather chairs, and the option to ring for room service from a 5 star restaurant, then you should definitely call me. Attractively decorated and tastefully appointed with certified 'Protect-a-Bed' mattresses and box spring encasements found in many high-end hotels... kid friendly, but not through sacrifice of adult tastes ... the accommodations capture an elegant 'homey-ness' while providing access to most of the amenities of a world class resort and spa.

Located in the heart of the resort, this two bedroom condo has over 1000 square feet contained in two living levels. The second level is a full loft with cathedral ceiling, full bath and play room. The large furnished deck is private and overlooks wooded terrain and a small stream.

Please note that although the number of guests is listed as 5, the number relates to combined adults and children as there are only 2 queen beds and one small inflatable in the playroom that is meant for a child. If larger accommodations are needed, I have an attached one bedroom unit that, if available, I can offer for a reduced rate. Renting both therefore provides 3 queen size beds and 3 full baths plus an additional 680 square feet.

Conveniently located, you are in walking distance to the spa and many other resort activities. And for additional convenience there is a free shuttle which can take you to any and all of the other resort facilities...from the world class golfing and shooting academy, to the wild animal habitat and equestrian center, to the restaurants (one with free standing aquarium and pool hall), to the casino. There is also a mountaintop heated condo pool with lifeguard, beach towels, lounge chairs, tables and vending machines. Or if the snow keeps you from the outdoor pool, snuggle in front of a log burning fireplace with board games and complimentary hot chocolate and popcorn...after skiing and a horse drawn sleigh ride of course.

Or if you want an intimate evening with dinner and cocktails, start with a massage or one of the other 100+ treatment and salon services at the internationally acclaimed Feng Shui-inspired spa. It was rated #10 Resort Spa in North America and #4 Conde Nast 'Top Spas for Treatment'. Next, drop the young ones off at the Kids Club and send the teens safely on the shuttle to 'The Apex Entertainment Complex with its 'kid-awesome' arcades and bowling alleys. Finally...your time! So stroll the halls of the chateau and chalet, wine glass in hand, as you head to the Mobil 5 Star, AAA 5 Diamond Lautrec or one of the other esteemed resort restaurants.

And once you've exhausted what you thought had to be all the resort activities,take advantage of the instruction of an acclaimed PGA Master Professional at the new state of the art 360 degree computerized Nike Fitting System. THAT will help master your game on the resort's Par 72, 7,526 yard PGA tested course which was awarded the 2010 Gold Medal Award by Golf Magazine. But if golf's not your thing, try out the Orvis-endorsed Fly Fishing Center's half or full day guided river trips or one of their casting and tying lesson. Or maybe check out the 35 stations with towers, the 5 stand pavilion, and the integrated Wobble Trap Field at the 140 acre Shooting Academy. Or how about the three challenging Off-Road Terrain Courses and 600 wooded acres awaiting the nourishment of all that human adrenalin? But I MUST warn you to watch out for the stalking black leopard on the Safari Trail or even the lions that you pass while biking or walking the grounds. I would like you to rent from me again.

But wait, there's more!! Why not take a scenic 15 minute drive to explore glorious Ohiopyle State Park and walk or bike the fantastic trails or feel the rush of adrenalin as you brave the perils of white-water rafting. Or about the same distance away you can have a tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's magnificent Falling Water. And finally, don't forget all those antique shops, flea markets and historic landmarks just a stone's throw from the condo.

Keywords: Townhome

More Details

Owner
barbara brown
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About barbara brown

My husband and I bought our condo when our daughter was eleven years old. It afforded us an opportunity to escape from the city and 'camp out' while still being culturally spoiled. But it also afforded us an opportunity to ski, horseback ride, paintball, play tennis and swim. In addition, our daughter had the opportunity to role play 'Eloise at the Plaza', taking the shuttle on her own to any and all new and daring adventures. She experienced so much of life there. From the deck I can still imagine streamers which hung from the trees near the various clubhouses she and her Nemacolin friends built over the years. She is currently in her first year of residency and her former play room is now for our guests to enjoy, even to write their names and personal notes on its walls as she did (yes, moms and dads, it IS Ok, but only the play room, please). Commitments and obligations now keep me from enjoying the place as I once did but when it's not rented and I am free, I think nothing of taking off at midnight so I can wake up there to all the things that first captivated me, from the wooded terrain to the art, the spa and the food...the place has it all. I love the condo and its memories. I think you will too.

barbara brown purchased this condo in 1998

Why barbara brown chose Farmington

My condo is in the center of its own glorious world. Within a few minutes, either walking or driving, I am exposed to art and architecture; one of the best martinis I've ever had; a fully equipped state of the art gym and spa; great shopping (that's where I buy most of my presents); prime golf and clay shooting; the most serene snowfalls and autumn foliage; and lions, tigers and bears (Oh My!) It is a safe and fun-filled environment for kids or a warm and accommodating space for adult friends to gather and play. It's a paradise!

What makes this condo unique

For larger parties this condo can be combined with my attached one bedroom unit, transforming your space to a 1700 square foot 3 story/ 3 bedroom/3 bath townhome that can sleep 7. I offer special discounts for such a rental.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The townhouse exceeded all our expectations. It has such a wonderful ambiance- great for us, and from the looks of the play room, I'd say great for kids too. I felt that we were welcome guests in a gracious home. There is such attention to detail and the whole place is so tastefully decorated - with comfort, wit and great bedding. There are so many extras that I never thought would be in a rental property. I even borrowed the reading glasses as I forgot mine. The place is so neat and yet inviting. Of course, the resort is amazing, and we experienced it all for less than half what it cost us the last time when we stayed at the resort. We will be regulars here. I can't wait until the summer.
Feb 2010
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Amenities

Farmington Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Quality toiletries, nightlights, robes and hairdryer provided..along with small supply of personal items you may have forgotten at home.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2) All beds protected by certified 'Protect-A-Bed' mattress, box-spring and pillow encasements. Child Bed (1) full inflatable mattress which can be used in the playroom for that camping out 'ambiance', Additional queen bed (1) available in attached unit.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Play room with table & chairs,toys,games and walls where all in family can write and draw; full access to resort ammenities & services; free shuttle service; all toiletries plus robes, iron etc; complimentary coffee, teas, hot chocolate

Reviews

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On Nemacolin Grounds..Romantic Interlude or Family Fun
average rating of 4.97561 based on 83 reviews
5

Beautiful, quiet setting for our sister's week

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for myself and three sisters. The condo was clean and well appointed. Barbara added touches that made the place so welcoming; nice toiletries, basic kitchen supplies including oil, coffee, sugar, etc. The place was clean and the bathrooms looked almost new, with nice lighting and great showers. It checked off all of our boxes, outdoor space, fireplace, beautiful views, and close to everything that Nemacolin Woodlands has to offer, including free shuttle service.

There was a mechanical issue during our stay and Barbara didn't rest until we were taken care of. She really cares and takes pride in her property.

If we ever return to the Laural Highlands, we will return to Barbara's condo.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Straczek trip to nemacolin

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Barbara’s condo. It was clean, comfortable, and beautiful. Thank you so much and we look forward to using the property again and again.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Great getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our getaway to this condo in the woods and our weekend in Nemacolin! The resort is beautiful and has something for everyone and every age!! Barbara provided us with all the information we needed about the condo and the area. The condo was comfortable and well appointed with anything we might have needed. We toured Fallingwaters, hiked Ohiopyle, walked the Wildlife Trail, golfed and enjoyed a beautiful sunset with the bagpiper Look forward to a return trip, so much more to see and do!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Enjoyed a wonderful weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful as always!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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There have been upgrades to the property since last we stayed.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend. There is so much to do at Nemacolin. We had a little snafu upon arrival and could not get into the

Condo but that did not ruin our weekend. We will return.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Beautiful home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I loved Nemacolin, the Laurel Highlands, and especially the condo. Barbara has thought of everything, and provides every amenity you can think of, and then some. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
10 bars on resort grounds; 2 at casino
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
excellent golfing on resort
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
route 40
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
12 on resort grounds; 2 at casino
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
on resort grounds
Car: not necessary

wall climbing;ropes course;safari tours;dog sledding; fly fishing; clay shooting; shooting and fishing classes; off road trucking;cigar bar; zip line; arcade center; golf lessons;bowling;squash;tennis; adventure center; mountain biking;disc golf;canopy tour;auto toy store;art galleries;airplane hangar;biking; kids programs and babysitting; paintball;combat paintball; art tours; wine tasting; RC car racing; family arts programming; croquet; bocce ball; arcades; pool tables for both kids and adults; horse drawn carriage and sleigh rides;horseback and pony rides; live entertainment;arcades,eatery & sports bar; miniature golf; foosball;air hockey;kidz spa;golf academy;pilates,yoga,aerobics classes;beauty salon

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

one time cleaning fee $60
Refundable damage deposit $150

Nov 23, 207- Nov 27, 2017 rate is $400 per night. Dec 22, 2017- Jan 2, 2018 rate is $400 per night. There is a one time cleaning fee of $60. Rates are based on 5 guests per night (including children).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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