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Just in time for Fall colors - Romantic, Private, Scenic & Country Home Comforts

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Adventure+Creature Comforts = GLAMPING! Queen bed, outdoor kitchen +

Now AVAILABLE - Oct.8, 9, 10 & 11, 2017

Our calendar is currently blocked for 2018. We expect to reopen for reservations for the 2018 season on the 1st of October 2017. In the meantime the outdoor Woodman's Shelter - rented as part of the Woodland Cottage rental - is available until 9 Oct. 2017. For Reservations visit: www.vrbo.com/848951

At our Glamping Site - you will sleep, cook, eat, bath, relax and play in the out-of-doors with a maximum separation from nature of only one layer of tightly woven cotton duck cloth. Inside the 12' x 14' platform tent you will find a comfortable queen size bed and living space free from insects yet open to the sights and sounds of nature. In addition, there is a covered 8' x 12' deck with table and chairs. The kitchen space is well-equipped with a small refrigerator, electric lights, three-burner gas stove, double sink and hot & cold running water and everything you will need (pans) utensils, tableware, etc.) to prepare meals - all under a roof but otherwise out-of-doors.

Oh, and did we mention the view!

More Details

Owner
Mona Rishel-Shissler
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Mona Rishel-Shissler

Bryon - middle back row and me in blue - middle front row with our kids and grandkids. We purchased Campbell Farm in 1990. For 30 years we worked as consultants restoring our log home, refurbishing all the out buildings including our - A Cottage at Campbell Farm. We continue to expand vegetable and flower gardens and enjoy sharing the property with all the wonder folks who return again and again to our cottage and now, our 'glamping' site.

Mona Rishel-Shissler purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Mona Rishel-Shissler chose Laurel Highlands

Bryon began thinking about building the 'glamping' site about 12 years ago when our family reunion was at a cousin's farm. Chuck and his son set up their 'trappers' tent and Bryon said, this would be a wonderful addition to our 'camping' site at the farm. He built all the structures and situated the site strategically to enjoy the great views.

What makes this cottage unique

If you want to enjoy the outdoors but aren't quite ready for camping or, have had some raining camping experiences - this site is for you. And, Bryon has been thoughtful with the placement to provide you with maximum privacy while being easily accessible.

Amenities

Fort Hill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please do not smoke or burn candles inside the tent. Secure perisable food. Campfire in stone ring only.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Clawfoot tub with handheld shower head
  • The 'comfort' station is our 'conference room' with an environmentally friendly composting toilet - NO ODER and no maintenance - REALLY - there is also a stain glass window and dutch doors ALSO - DO NOT MISS the clawfoot bathtub .... and small sink ---- bathrobes provided
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 12' x 14' - carpeted, Queen bed, nightstands, lamps, additional side table and large traveling trunk, games, puzzles and reference books
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Just in time for Fall colors - Romantic, Private, Scenic & Country Home Comforts
average rating of 4.9814816 based on 54 reviews
5

Staggeringly beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This was the most peaceful, luxurious camping I have ever done. Absolutely perfect place. Comfortable with unbeatable views. Billion star accommodation

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Billion star accommodation" - I love this and, because there is little light pollution - on a clear night - you will see a billion+ stars. Also, consider our cottages listed here a VRBO - A Cottage At Campbell Farm and A Woodland Cottage at Campbell Farm
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5

enchanting & romantic~exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

Mona & Bryon thought of everything to create a peaceful and comfortable escape. So easy to relax in the quiet of nature, beautiful views, birds singing, even the sound of washing dishes outside was enjoyable! The property is well maintained with paths to explore and Mona offered a variety of nearby sights and attractions for us to check out! Loved, loved, loved this trip....would recommend to all!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethel Park, PA
5

Romantic and private! Beautiful and peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

Our best anniversary (and my birthday too!) yet! We saw birds and butterflies flitting about. Hummingbirds bickering over control of the feeder (the smaller/mean one always wins). A doe with her two fawns frolicking in the fields. A red squirrel even paid us a visit while we were rocking back and forth enjoying the sounds of nothing but nature. Oh and did I mention watching the sunset over the mountain while taking an outdoor bubble bath? So, if you are still on the fence about this place, jump and take the leap of faith, you won't regret a single minute of it! You will just have to book around my anniversary. :)

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great glamping weekend

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our glamping experience at Campbell Farm. It has everything you would need, minus food, clothes and bug spray (Thermacell's are worth the money). We had just enough lounging time and time spent on the trails, biking and caving. Our trip was damp, as it rained often, but we recommend the glamping site, caving at Laurel Caverns, lunch at the Lucky Dog Cafe and the guided tour at Fallingwater. Bring your bike if you have one, and enjoy the surroundings. We recommend using the ear plugs at night as the trains were loud at times, but didn't take away from the overall experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Powell, Ohio
5

Fabulous Destination

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful set-up and property. Perfect for a couple of day getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Paradise! Very romantic, wonderful location .

  • 5 of 5

Mona and Bryon have created a beautiful tranquil oasis! Everything was wonderful / private and very relaxing. How wonderful even in the rain to cook in the outdoor kitchen , you can hike their 65 acres or go bike riding to near by Ohio Pyle . Bathe in the claw foot tub and watch the sunset!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

2015 - Rental Agreement -Campbell Farm Glamping – May 2015- October 2015
Rental fee deposited – returned - less $25 if you cancel or reschedule your visit at least 60
days prior to your arrival date.
Cancellations 59 or less days before your arrival – refund only if we are able to rebook your
reserved dates, less $25
50% deposit to secure the reservation, balance due 60 days before your arrive

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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