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Special Pricing for a few days that have become available -August and Oct. 2018

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

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

A few dates are now available for our 2018 season -see calander

Also, consider a stay at one of our 5 * rated

Campbell Farm Cottages - see:

vrbo.com/848951 or vrbo.com/322410

Accepting reservations for our 2019 season 1 December 2018

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, gas stove top, double sink and hot & cold running water +plus, everything you will need (pans) utensils, tableware, cooking oil, salt & pepper, coffee filters, powdered creamer, sugar, etc.) to prepare meals - all under a roof but otherwise out-of-doors.

There is a battery powered lantern, fairy lights, umbrella - check out the amenities list here at vrbo.

**** Please note: we provide a small utility wagon for you to transport your personal item (food and clothing) a short distance from the driveway to the site. A

Oh, and did we mention the view!

More Details

Owner
Mona Rishel-Shissler
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

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 Fort Hill

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
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq ft
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 ...
  • Wireless Internet
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 ---- ***terry cloth 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 and reference books
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 4.9836063 based on 61 reviews
5

The best of both worlds!

  • 5 of 5

The setting is perfect! Close enough to parking and town, but far away enough to feel like you’re camping on some far away cliff. It is stocked with everything you need so no need to bring anything. You can tell the owners truly wanted to make your stay relaxing and enjoying. All the details are there. And taking a bath outside while watching the sunset....priceless. We will absolutely be back!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our first guests at the "glamping" site for 2018 - we are so happy they enjoyed their stay and, look forward to having them return to Campbell Farm Glamping.
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5

Enjoy nature in comfort!

  • 5 of 5

This thoughtfully prepared campsite provides a comfortable stay in a beautiful private setting in the Laurel Highlands. The bath tub is amazing with its panoramic view of the mountains! Hosts are friendly and helpful, when needed. The surrounding area is beautiful with nearby biking, hiking, and kayaking opportunities.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing experience with an amazing view

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we pulled up we found ourselves to be completely at peace. This property is beautiful, secluded but not too far away from local towns and activities. Bryon met us outside and was so kind. After we unloaded our vehicle, we walked up the hill and were stunned by the beauty of this location. The tent, the quaint little kitchen, the claw foot tub...everything was beyond our expectations. Mona and Bryon have thought of everything that you will need to feel right at home here. We stayed here 3 nights, the night before our wedding, the night of our wedding and the night after. It was AMAZING. The chirping of the birds, seeing deer early in the morning while walking to the comfort station and hearing the zip of the humming birds were only a few of the many delights this little peace of heaven has to offer. An added bonus was Mona and Bryon’s thoughtful gift they placed on our car the morning of our wedding before we headed out. They are truly the sweetest and your privacy is clearly important to them. I could go on and on but I’ll end with this, if you’re debating on visiting the glamping site...JUST GO!! It is so worth it to unwind and relax. We will definitely be going back. Happy Glamping!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect “staymoon” to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

We truly loved this as our “staymoon” until we go on our international honeymoon next spring! It was just what we wanted to get away from all the busy and feel ALONE. You get all the space out here to just feel like yourself and do nothing but read books, hike, do yoga, watch sunsets, bird watch, and cook a meal overlooking the laurel mountains. And the tub? Dream come true! We felt right at home and so cared for. Mona and Bryon are very pleasant but give you all the privacy. We will happily come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was adorable and the owners were very friendly and helpful

  • 5 of 5

We loved the glamping site, it was wonderful waking up with a beautiful view and seeing all the birds and squirrels. The kitchen was adorable and functional.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dave and Kathy

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful, and peaceful. Had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $20

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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