Fernwalk: 5-Star Cottage that's Soothing to the Soul.(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
An upscale 2-queen BR, 2-BA cottage w/fireplace and large deck near Yough Lake
Are you looking for something a bit more plush than the ordinary vacation rental? Do you crave a peaceful and romantic retreat? You have found it in Fernwalk, an upscale, 2-bedroom, 2-bath house that has been fully renovated and outfitted with your comfort and relaxation in mind. It is a tasteful blend of 1948, mission, prairie, and Zen nuances, fully stocked with every necessity and modern convenience one might desire. Fernwalk is designed to offer a romantic and peaceful haven for adults and as such is in no manner childproof, however, we do welcome non-mobile infants and well-behaved older children.
Our lavishly equipped chef's kitchen with granite counters is a delight in which to create a gourmet feast, or choose to relax outdoors on the large deck and barbecue your perfect filet. There are restaurants ranging from casual to 5-star, 5-diamond (one of only 27 worldwide) within an easy and scenic drive of Fernwalk should you choose not to cook.
The open concept living and dining room host high quality local Amish furniture, as well as a comfy leather couch, vintage wooden rockers, and remote controlled gas-log fireplace. Enjoy the convenience of Wifi, a flat screen TV and entertainment center, an iPod dock, and in-house movies, music and more.
The two spacious bedrooms each offer high quality queen beds with luxury bedding, ceiling fans, sound machines, and tastefully functional furnishings. The Mountain Room has an en-suite bath with a roomy, tiled shower, and Craftsman inspired, granite topped vanity. The Meadow Room is conveniently located next to the spacious hall bath, which has a decorator-tiled soaker tub/shower unit. Both baths offer the warmth and comfort of heated tile floors.
For parties of 5 or 6 guests, we offer quality Aerobeds and bedding which may be set up in the bedrooms or, for added privacy, in the sunroom.
Although not handicap accessible, once inside, the house is all on one-level. There are several steps required to enter Fernwalk and the washer and dryer, if needed, are in the basement. There is one walk-in shower with a small curb and one very deep tub for your luxurious bath. Neither have hand rails, but a shower chair is available to be used at your discretion. Alternately, Hartzell House B & B has a fully accessible 1st floor suite designed to accommodate guests with special needs; reserve well in advance to ensure availability.
Positively NO smoking, and sorry, no pets. Fernwalk is a haven for those who suffer from allergies or who prefer low VOC, dander-free and low to no toxin exposure. We use natural cleaning products and even chose a certified organic USA-made carpet in the living room.
This luxury cottage typically rents for $259 /weekday and $289 / weekend days for up to 4 persons, with an additional, charge of $15 per person, per day, up to a maximum occupancy total of 6. Extended stays benefit from terrific savings: 5-6 day booking = $150 discount, 7-9 day booking = $300 discount, and 10+ day booking = $500 discount. And, unlike most Vacation Rental properties, Fernwalk Cottage has no hidden cleaning fees! Rates are for 4-people and the maximum occupancy for Fernwalk cottage is 6. If you have any questions or special needs, please call. We do our best to accommodate.
After your day exploring the area grill up a perfect filet and relax on the large deck. Or, get out your book and enjoy one of the rockers on the porch off the sunroom while waiting for the moon to rise. After dark, the comfy couch and gas-log fireplace will provide a secure, relaxing, comfy and casually luxurious atmosphere. A flat screen TV and entertainment center is there for movies, sports, music and more. There are plenty of local dining and attraction resources available for you at Fernwalk, plus the computer is always at your fingertips.
Fernwalk is a cinch to find; it is less than a ¼ mile off Route #40, the National Road and only 6 miles from I-68. It's in a quiet little village on the old original pike... it’s like going back in time! Come… kick off your shoes and relax and consider Fernwalk your home away from home.
Fernwalk is managed by the Hartzell House B & B where an optional 5-star breakfast can be reserved when booking. Treat yourself to at least one fabulous breakfast while you are visiting! It's only a one-minute walk to first class hospitality.
On occasion, there may be a reservation pending, but not showing on the calendar. We hope to hear from you! When you call our manager, please say, “I saw your listing on VRBO.” Thank you for visiting the Fernwalk listing and enjoy your trip wherever you stay!
Within 15 minutes:
Yough Lake (3 miles)
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort - Golf, zip-line, spa and dining
Allegheny Passage Bike Trail (6.2 miles)
Confluence, PA - dining, fishing, bike riding & rafting
Upper Youghiogheny at Friendsville, MD -whitewater rafting
Within 15-35 minutes:
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
Frank Lloyd Wright's Kentuck Knob
Seven Springs Resort - Skiing, golf and mountain biking
Youghiogheny River - Whitewater, fishing, biking and hiking
Ohiopyle State Park & Ohiopyle Falls
Bear Run Nature Reserve
Deep Creek Lake
Wisp Ski and Golf Resort
Spruce Forest Artisan's Village, Grantsville, MD
Historic stone Casselman Bridge, Grantsville, MD
Mt. Davis, the highest point in PA
Multiple covered bridges
Quebec Run Wild Area
Cross Country skiing at Laurel Ridge State Park
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: Hiking, downhill skiing, championship golf, trout fishing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, bicycling, birding, cross-country skiing, zip lines and more. (If you have a special interest, please ask us for resources; we'd be glad to share with you what we can!)
Thank you for considering a visit!!!
Beth Meininger, Owner
Kitty and David Stemac, Innkeepers / Managers
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Member since: 2014
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Events Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Music Library
- Pool Table:
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
Upscale appliances and all the kitchen tools a good cook would need. Cherry kitchen has granite countertops and island. Kitchen designed by Kim West Gall, Sweetbriar Cabinetry of Ottsville, PA....moreless
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 9%
NO HIDDEN FEES!!! Cleaning fee included - not added!!! An optional breakfast at the Hartzell House B & B (next door) can be purchased with your reservation. Tour packages can be arranged for Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater or Kentuck Knob. Other services and resources are also available; inquire when booking. The Hartzell House B & B, our managing partner, has six guest rooms, making this ideal for small business retreats or small groups. It is intention for you to have a 5-star stay at Fernwalk. Any questions... please ask!
All reservations must be made thru www.fernwalk.com - linked to the Hartzell House B & B. A credit card deposit is required at time of booking. Go to www.fernwalk.com for complete booking details or call 1-814-395-5248 between Noon and 8:00 PM Eastern Time (New York Time). Thank you.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Hiking, downhill skiing, golf, fishing, kayaking, skeet shooting, whitewater rafting, bicycling, birding, cross-country skiing, zip lines, wine and cheese paring, an interesting artisan's village and more. (If you have a special interest, please ask us for resources; we'd be glad to share with you what we can!)
Year Purchased: 2009
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Links to more information:
- CLICK HERE - Fernwalk Vacation Cottage
- CLICK HERE - One of our favorite places to dine along the river! It's romantic!
- CLICK HERE - Moonshadow Cafe - Another favorite Cafe with locally sourced food.
- CLICK HERE - Lucky Dog Cafe - Where good food and casual meet! Just off the river or bike trail? This is the perfect stop!
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A cooks kitchen - totally renovated in 2011 with YOU in mind!
Large deck with gas grill off kitchen.
Dining room table seats six
Mercer Tile Sign on Front Porch.
The Mountain Room with private bathroom
The private Mountain Room bathroom.
Landscaping was done in 2011; it's beginning to fill out nicely! :)
View from Mountain Room to Living Room.
Breakfast optional: Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options! Reservations req.
Meadow Run Trail in Ohiopyle is one of our favorite loop trails on a hot day.
This location is perfect for a picnic. It's near Mt. Davis and a short walk in.
You never know what you might see in Addison! It's a quaint little village.
Fernwalk Guest Cottage offers two porches with morning sun and a large deck!
Gas log fireplace for a romantic evening; turn on and off easily.
The morning porch; ideal for coffee and a good book.
Computer, printer, phone w/unlimited USA calling, Wi-Fi, cable, DVDs and stereo
The Meadow Room with original meadow pastel over bed.
The sunroom serves as a third BR if you have children; or the reading room!
Breakfast is optional, but exceptional!!! Reserve breakfast at time of booking!
You can walk to the historic Tollhouse from Fernwalk.
Meadow Run Trail also offers a place for rock climbing.
Yough Lake; 3 miles down the road are the marina, boat ramp and picnic areas.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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