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Adventure Awaits - Near Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Ohiopyle, Somerset & Gap

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Private - Peaceful -Unique - Romatic - Country Home Comforts

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Last updated: 02/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Romantic-Private-Peaceful - Hiking, fishing, stargazing and sitting by the fire

Our 65 acre homestead is surrounded by 100's of acres of undeveloped woodland.
We offer privacy close to outdoor adventure. If you do not find the dates you are looking for available here. Please visit our new "family friendly" Woodland Cottage at Campbell Farm - see: www.vrbo.com/848951
Whether you are looking for adventure or a quiet retreat surrounded by woodlands and meadows our cottages offer these and more.
We are within an easy drive of Fallingwater, Ohiopyle, and Somerset, PA
We are an easy drive to MANY day trips.
Our farm pond (for use by cottage guests only) is stocked and ready for catch and release - large mouth bass, red-cheeked sunfish, channel catties and bluegill.
View our calendar of availability and make reservations here at this VRBO site or call:
(814) 395-5335 farmhouse
(814) 521-7652 cell
Our guests enjoy hiking on our 65 acre homestead and surrounding properties (over 800 undeveloped acres) - ask us for details, fishing (catch and release) in our well-stock pond, taking day trips biking on sections of the Great Allegheny Passage, visiting local attractions like Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Ohiopyle State park or just sitting by the gas fireplace in the dining/sitting area that is glass on two sides. Meadows, Forest and Mountains as far as the eye can see. We respect your desire to 'get away from it all' but, we are not far off if you need us and you are welcome to call or stop by the farmhouse.
You may now make reservations and payments (credit card) from your smart phone!
or here before you leave this site.
2 night minimum - 2 adults - queen bed.
This contempory cottage is nestled between a pond and forest on our 1780's mountain farm. Our cottage is the perfect retreat for quiet reflection or a base from which to explore. You may relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of hummingbirds, herons and view wildflowers or, pursue the endless options for outdoor and cultural activities that surround us. The Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail runs through property adjacent to the farm as does the Casselman River. We are near Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Ohiopyle State Park, Yough Lake Recreation Area and Seven Springs. Within 18 miles of the farm (as the crow flies) there are over 180,000 acres of public lands, 4 State Parks, 4 Unique Natural Areas, 5 Lakes open to public fishing, 3 Important Bird Areas, 5 Important Mammal Areas, 6 State Game Lands, 3 covered bridges and some of the best trout fishing waters in the Eastern U.S. In addition, there are restaurants, antique shops, a 'country-style' hardware store, bike shops, wineries, and the Confluence Creative Arts Center nearby.
We have extensive vegetable gardens, fruit trees, red and black raspberries, blueberries, asparagus 'patches' as well as a wide variety of annual and perennial herbs and flowers.
You will find more pictures & information about the cottage, property and surrounding area at: www.acottageatcampbellfarm.com
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Come and see how peaceful (and exciting) country life can be!
No pets, swimming and, no smoking in the cottage
Keywords: Near Fallingwater, Great Allegheny Passage GAP, Ohiopyle State Park, Confluence, Romantic Get Away, Vacation Rental, Cottage, Cabin, Private Setting, Farm Vacation, Rental Home, Guest House, Artist & Writer's Retreat, Off-the-Beaten-Path, EcoFriendly, Mountain Views, Fishing & Hunting
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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/24/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years or older...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Queen size Beds (1) in loft 2nd story area -- easy rise stair case

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Raised vanity-shower stall w seat-SunMar composting toilet...moreless

  • Features seated shower stall, raised oak vaniety and 'environmentally friendly' composting toilet - see www.sunmar.com ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • In a 'Green' Tradition -we utilize a Sun-Mar Composting Toilet in the Full Bathroom. It Requires No Special Maintenance, is Odor Free and Provides Mulch for Our Flower Beds. see: www.sunmar.com...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Reference books on the 1st level are available for your use while you are visiting. In addition, there are an assortment of paperback books (swap/take) on the 2nd level....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    --- We have WiFi ------- No Television reception also a dvd player and a selection of movies...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A Selection of DVD movies is available...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Confluence - 6 miles: FoodMart with bakery, deli, wonderful fresh meats - fruits, vegetables and a pharmacy -- gas station, Confluence Cyclery Rivers Edge Antiques, Resturants, banks & laundramat ...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Our 65 acre mountain homestead is surrounded by hundreds of undeveloped acres and over looks multiple mountain ridges....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Forest, meadows & mountains - within 6 miles of Mt. Davis, the highest point in Pennsylvania (Forbes State Forest). In additional to the 65 acre farm we are surrounded by over 800 acre undeveloped....moreless

  • Rural:

    We are located 6 miles from Confluence, PA on Fort Hill Road (4 miles from PA Rt. 281 - 2.6 miles from PA Rt. 523)...moreless

  • Water View:

    The cottage is tucked behind the timber framed barn (no animals) and the pond. (we do have some chickens near our garden) The setting is private with meadow, forest and mountain views...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    There is a stocked pond - large mouth bass, red cheeked sunfish, blue gills and channel catties. Catch and Release - PA fishing license required....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a gas (propane) stove in the dining/sitting area for use Sept. - April ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window Air Condition, You Control the Temperature...moreless

  • Heating:

    In addition to the freestanding gas fireplace there are currently two additional heating units (electric) ...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Bed, Bath and Kitchen Linens Provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Small Flat Screen TV We ask that you DO NOT stream movies as this is not a FiOS connection....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Verizon cell phone tower nearby ...moreless

  • Parking:

    There is an oversized parking area a short distance from the front door....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Secure Equipment Storage Inside and Outside....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    You Will Be Able to Access Campbell Farm Wi-Fi Both Inside and Outside the Cottage. PLEASE NOTE: Here in the country we have DSL --- not FIOS - PLEASE DO NOT Stream Movies ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    small 4 - cup Mister Coffee with filters...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Yes, the kitchen is well stocked with utensils used for eating and cooking...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need to prepare a meal except the food including salt/pepper/cooking oil and "some" spices...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt & Pepper, Sugar, SugarFree Sweeteners, coffee filters, dish washing liquid, paper towels...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Medium size electric...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 slice toaster...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Although we DO NOT provide bikes there is dry storage available - ask?...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Adirondack Style Lounge Chairs and side tables on Raised Wooden Deck and also for fireside....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Nearby in Confluence and Ohiopylet...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Herb and flowerbeds for your enjoyment. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small weber grill - please bring charcoal & lighter fluid. A limited amt. of campfire wood & kindling is provided for use in the outdoor fire ring. Additional firewood is available - for a small fee...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    RiverSport in Confluence, PA ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$125
4th of July
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$125
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$125
Columbus Day WkEnd
Oct 6 - Oct 9, 2017
3 night min stay
$125
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125
$800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Rental Agreement 2014/2015-Campbell Farm

50% of fee due to secure reservation or, total if within 45 days of arrival.

Balance due 45 days before your arrival.

All cancellations made at least 45 days before your arrival - 5% of received payment -charged to cover credit card fees and handling - balance will be refunded to you.

Cancellations – 44 days or less – refunded for dates rebook only if we are able to rebook the dates – less $25

Reservations are for 2 adults (queen bed 2nd level).


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
In Confluence + bottle shop
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Seven Springs & Nemacolin Resort
1.7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
PA Route 521
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Confluence, PA
22 Miles
Nearest Ski
Seven Springs

Car: Necessary

We are near 2 trailheads of the Great Allegheny Passage

6 miles from Mt. Davis - highest point in PA + 100's of acres

in Forbes State Forest

Fishing - at our pond and more fishing opportunities nearby

Birding, Wildlife Viewing/Photo Opportunities and Wild/Native Flowers

Hiking,

Hunting - large parcel of PA State Game Lands 1 mile from farm

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: My husband (Bryon) and I purchased the James Campbell Farm property in 1990 and spent many years restoring the original (1780's) log house as our home. Subsequently we have refurbished all of the farm buildings. We have planted 100's of trees (mostly native species), created vegetable, herb and flower gardens, replanted the orchard, developed fruit vines - red and black raspberries, and grapes as well as blueberries. In addition to raising much of what we eat we cut firewood on our sustainably managed forests and now offer guests the opportunity to catch and release the fish in the pond -- Come and see how 'green' country life can be!

Why the Owner Chose Fort Hill, PA, USA:
Bryon and I decided to renovate and expand one of the many buildings on James Campbell Farm as a guest house for family and friends. They have enjoyed it so much, we begin to rent it so that others have an opportunity to enjoy 'our little piece of paradise.' Our 2nd season has been very successful with both U.S. and international guests. Many of our guests have said, 'I wish I could live here!' And, BEAUTIFUL is the word most frequently used to describe the property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The cottage feels like it is 'tucked' into its very own 'special' spot. There are many types of bird feeders that attract a variety of birds. Flowerbeds attract butterflies. There are ducks, great blue heron and kingfisher on the pond. And on any given day you might see woodcock, ruffed grouse, wild turkey and white-tailed deer. If you are lucky you might hear a great horned owl, screech owl, or a coyote. The view from the dining area overlooks the pond, forests and mountains.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/24/2017

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Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Private - Peaceful -Unique - Romatic - Country Home Comforts

    Private - Peaceful -Unique - Romatic - Country Home Comforts

  • Private romantic &
peaceful.  Fishing-birding-wildflowers- hiking-biking nearby

    Private romantic & peaceful. Fishing-birding-wildflowers- hiking-biking nearby

  • As you approach the cottage from a large parking area.

    As you approach the cottage from a large parking area.

  • Come and site by the fire.

    Come and site by the fire.

  • Large area upon entering cottage with large closet

    Large area upon entering cottage with large closet

  • Kitchen area from living room with dining room beyond and loft bedroom above

    Kitchen area from living room with dining room beyond and loft bedroom above

  • Pillow top queen with extra space not seen - lounge chair and room for yoga mat!

    Pillow top queen with extra space not seen - lounge chair and room for yoga mat!

  • Catch & release- Lg Mouth Bass, Bluegills, channel catties &  red cheeked sunfis

    Catch & release- Lg Mouth Bass, Bluegills, channel catties & red cheeked sunfis

  • Lida - & George celebrated their anniversary and caught LOTS of fish!

    Lida - & George celebrated their anniversary and caught LOTS of fish!

  • View from the wooded area.  Firewood and kindling provided.

    View from the wooded area. Firewood and kindling provided.

  • As you turn into the farm property the cottage is nestled behind the barn.

    As you turn into the farm property the cottage is nestled behind the barn.

  • Come and see how peaceful country life can be!

    Come and see how peaceful country life can be!

  • Name this duck ... 
Spring day 2017 on the pond at A Cottage at Campbell Farm

    Name this duck ... Spring day 2017 on the pond at A Cottage at Campbell Farm

  • Magical Sunsets -

    Magical Sunsets -

  • Welcome to our Cottage -- we hope you love it as much as we do!

    Welcome to our Cottage -- we hope you love it as much as we do!

  • Dining Room overlooks pond, field and meadows

    Dining Room overlooks pond, field and meadows

  • Contemporary kitchen ready for you to cook your favorite dishes.

    Contemporary kitchen ready for you to cook your favorite dishes.

  • Living room with flat screen tv and dvd player - No streaming - DSL not FIOS

    Living room with flat screen tv and dvd player - No streaming - DSL not FIOS

  • Custom vanity - seated shower stall ecofriendly composting toilet by(sunmar.com)

    Custom vanity - seated shower stall ecofriendly composting toilet by(sunmar.com)

  • George visit cottage  - beautiful weather and large mouth bass

    George visit cottage - beautiful weather and large mouth bass

  • Private setting - parking area above stone wall- a few steps from the front door

    Private setting - parking area above stone wall- a few steps from the front door

  • Country Roads lead to #1723 Fort Hill Road

    Country Roads lead to #1723 Fort Hill Road

  • You will drive by the barn on your way to the cottage

    You will drive by the barn on your way to the cottage

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017

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