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Private 600 Acre Mountain Paradise

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

7 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom with Lake, Pond, Stream and Mountain Views

******No Prom Groups. Minimum rental age is 25.****** This open floor plan country home features 6 bedrooms, large sleeping loft & 5 bathrooms. The wrap around deck overlooks a beautiful five acre lake, spring fed pond and mountain stream and set in the middle of a sprawling private 600 acre wilderness. We have a open kitchen ideal for entertaining, WiFi, a great room with a large fireplace, a game room with a regulation pool table and ping pong table as well as a second fireplace. At the lake we have a canoe, but you are welcome to bring your own canoes or kayaks. There are water & open field views out of almost every window. Truly a place to unplug and enjoy time in the great outdoors with your family, friends. So bring the family, your dogs, mountain bikes, kayaks, fishing rods, hiking shoes, golf clubs, cameras and a sense of adventure - there is a lot of exploring to do.

More Details

White Horse Conservation
Member since: 2015
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:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018


Fairhope House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom Upstairs Main - 1 queen
    Bedroom Upstairs Left Rear - 1 double
    Bedroom Downstairs Right - 2 double
    Bedroom Upstairs Center - 1 double
    Bedroom Upstairs Right Rear - 4 twin/ single
    Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom Downstairs Left - 2 double
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Guests to provide their own sheets and towels.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

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Private 600 Acre Mountain Paradise
average rating of 4.9 based on 50 reviews
State College

An annual staple!!

  • 5 of 5

For the past 3 years, our group of 20 have returned to this property every winter - and each time, it provides EXACTLY what we need! There are so many amazing trails and spaces to explore on the property - so one of the highlights each year is letting people explore the grounds. Inside - we always have a fire going the whole weekend and people cozy up in the large main common area. There are plenty of beds so everyone comfortably fits to sleep. And downstairs has a great game room for people that need to get their ping pong battle on :) We'll be returning next year!!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Spud, We're glad that our home meets the needs of you and your group and we very much appreciate you taking the time to provide us such a great review. We look forward to hosting you again next year. Josh and Michael
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Secluded, Gorgeous, Spacious, Welcoming

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd time renting the beautiful Fairhope Cabin in the woods, and it has earned a full 5/5 stars both times!

We found this house originally as a central meeting place for our expansive extended family as we no longer fit in any one of our houses, and still LOVE to enjoy the holidays together with our family dogs.

Our first visit was in December, and the roaring fireplace, ice covered lake, and cozy living areas made us feel so cozy and together.

This time we celebrated thanksgiving together and it was also perfect. We played football in the field, went on numerous hikes around the property, baked a full thanksgiving dinner in the well furnished kitchen, and had the opportunity to unplug and relax (with the opportunity to check emergency emails thanks to the new install of wifi).

We highly recommend this place and are so thankful to Josh and Michael for being so accommodating and making such a special place available to the public.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lydia, Thanks for the great review! We've had many Thanksgiving family football and soccer games on those fields growing up so it's nice to hear of others enjoying them the same way. It was a pleasure to host you and your family again and we hope that you'll look us up again next year. You have been a great guest and we do appreciate the care that you take of our home during your stays. You're welcome anytime! Happy Holidays! Josh and Michael
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What a great hide away.

  • 5 of 5

We went up for a few days of R&R and that's exactly what we got. This place is so secluded and peaceful. At night the stars were amazing and during the day there's a great view of fields where we saw deer and turkeys and water where we got to see Canadian geese on a stopover on their way south! The owners provide plenty of firewood and we were able to enjoy their huge fireplace all day long. The home is comfortable and the kitchen is well supplied. Sitting in the rocking chairs enjoying the view we started making plans to come back in the summer to enjoy the pool and the big pond. The owners were very responsive and accommodating. Can't wait to come back in the summer.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jorie. We're so glad that you experienced and enjoyed another season with us. The fireplace is such a magical center piece that we always enjoy when it's cold enough. We look forward to your next stay. Josh and Michael
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Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house with a spectacular yard and very helpful, attentive owners.

The house suited our needs perfectly. We had a group of 15 and there was more than enough space, more than enough beds, plenty of restrooms and amenities so that we were very comfortable. The house is a total throwback, but that just added to the charm. The house was very clean and had everything a big group could need. The kitchen had more than enough space and was very well appointed. The large wrap around deck is a great place to hangout and enjoy the spectacular view.

The house is great, but the yard is really the highlight of the property. There is just so much space! The yard is perfect for all sorts of activities. Be sure to bring lawn games! The spring-fed pool is really fun and right near the house. The private lake is incredible. We had a lot of fun swimming and canoeing.

We had a great time and are considering return trips. I would fully recommend this house for your next getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rob, Thanks so much for the great review and we will pass along the compliment on the cleanliness of the house to our housekeeper! We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Josh and Michael
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Amazing and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed from Wednesday to Sunday with a group of 21 people. The house was spacious and cozy! Everyone had a place to sleep and the kids had ample space to run around. We enjoyed the days lounging by the stream, fishing in the lake, and canoeing in the provided canoe. Josh was an amazing host! One of the families accidentally left a luggage bag behind and he sent it back to them for free. We will definitely be back! Thank you Josh for going above and beyond!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danny, We're happy that you and your group had such a good time and I'm glad I was able to help out with the bag. We really appreciate the great review and look forward to having you back in the future! Josh and Michael
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What a great get away place!

  • 5 of 5

What a relaxing time! And we had amazing weather for July, you would have thought it was late September. Temps the 50/60's in the morning. The place is so green and beautiful we really enjoyed just sitting on the deck with our coffee. We saw more than a dozen deer, watched the beaver swim and just enjoyed the quiet and tranquility that this remote place offers. At night the stars were amazing! There wasn't any other ambient light and we turned off all the lights in the house and saw there in awe. The kitchen is fully stocked with any cookware we needed and the house was very clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jorie, Thank you for the terrific review. We're glad the weather was so nice for you all. And yes, the stars are amazing there on a clear night. We hope you'll stay with us again. Josh and Michael
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Somerset County Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Indian Lake Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
20 Miles
Jean Bonnet Tavern
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Seven Springs / Hidden Valley Ski Resort
Car: recommended

We are ideally situated between the shores and golf course at Indian Lake and the hip and trendy antiquing area of Bedford and the fabulous Bedford Springs Hotel. We are a short drive to a variety of other attractions including Hidden Valley and Seven Springs Ski Resorts, Bedford Springs Golf Courses, Laurel Hill State Park, Glade Pike Winery, Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp, Idlewild Amusement Park and Soak Zone, Stony Creek Shooting Center, Flight 93 Memorial, Indian Lake Marina Boat Rentals, historic and now very trendy Bedford, and many more wonderful attractions.

Our property is located on over 500 acres of private land where you can hike, bike, fish, swim or just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of this exclusive mountain hideaway.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $795
Tax Rate 7.0%

Reservations are not confirmed until a signed lease agreement and photo copy of drivers license are received along with full payment. Please note our cancellation policy is 30 days for standard rental periods and 45 days for holiday times like Memorial & Labor Day Weekends, 4th of July, Presidents Week, MLK, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Our minimum rental age for person signing the lease agreement is 25 years old and we do not allow prom groups. We do not permit Dirt Bikes, ATVs or UTVs on the property. If you have any questions or special requests, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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