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Reduced rates: WINTER SPECIAL: 2435 Beechwood blvd. loft apt :Deck,washer/dryer

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

No animals, and not child proof. Prefer longer stays but check w me

You will love the beautiful view from a huge deck overlooking Frick Park. Flat entrance, upstairs, huge bedroom/sitting room suite w/ a king, private bath, walk in closet, couch, hardwood floors. Down the street from synagogues, restaurants, shopping & easy access to downtown. Private elevator for check in/out , use the stairs. Reading library. All new Kitchen, double sink , fridge, dining, cooking & prep area w dishes, cutlery, wine glasses, coffee maker, nutri bullet blender.


Owner
Property Manager/Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 16, 2018

Why Property Manager/Owner chose Squirrel Hill South

You won't find in Squirrel Hill such a Frick Park from your 200 sq. ft deck. Take walks, jog, bicycle next door on the Frick Park trails. Private but accessible location to so much.

What makes this apartment unique

The 200 sq. ft deck with table and lounge chairs . Relax after work or be on vacation, sabbatical. Light and airy is what my guests tell me.

Amenities

Squirrel Hill South Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Private, shower + jacuzzi tub (for one person..this is not guaranteed), combo bidet/toilet. Towels and linens provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • Your suite apt. is the second floor of 2435 Beechwood, new addition. It is accessed via stairs with elevator available upon check in & check out for when you arrive. The apt. has it's own private bath/jacuzzi w/separate shower and bidet/toilet along with all your towels. Hardwood floors, Walk in closet. Private desk w/ computer, printer, land line, huge deck, frig, microwave, hot water pot, teas/coffee. There is a leather couch is large enough for an adult as well. We would ask that you honor the extra guest fee, however. WiFi , TV .Park side refuge is the key phrase here. Have coffee on the deck and/or stroll along Frick Park's paths right next door. You literally look over the park and our gardens (if it spring/summer). You will also have access to the patio below accessible through the wrought iron antique gates. Parking is not an issue because we are next to the park.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Reduced rates: WINTER SPECIAL: 2435 Beechwood blvd. loft apt :Deck,washer/dryer
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
5

The host thinks of everything that makes the stay easy and enjoyable.

  • 5 of 5

I especially loved the light from large windows overlooking Frick Park. The closeness afforded ability to walk the park easily and awake to trees in fall colors. The new kitchen accommodates most cooking needs. A good spot.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pretty Good for Our Needs

  • 3 of 5

Over all this property was good for our needs. We wanted an apartment in Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA) for a month. What we got is a very large second-floor studio with a great deck overlooking Frick Park. The location is wonderful, within walking distance of the restaurants, supermarket, shops, post office, banks, movie theater, etc. in the business area. There is on-street parking.

There is a metal circular staircase leading from the driveway to the deck and door of the studio. It is not for the faint of heart. When wet it doesn't drain well and is slippery. Anyone with a physical disability would not be able to use the staircase. Inside the garage there is an elevator which is helpful.

There is sufficient drawer space and a hanging rack for clothing. There is a desk for a laptop computer and access to WiFi. There is a flat screen TV with free access to Netflix and a (well-worn) leather sofa. There are plenty of chairs for visitors.

The kitchen is not what I'd call well stocked. There is a small fridge, an ancient microwave, a toaster/convection oven, and a two-burner hot plate. There is also a coffee maker, a toaster, and a ninja blender. There are lots of dishes, but none of them is suitable for microwaving. There are minimal pots and pans and other cooking utensils. The only "cooking" I did was heating up restaurant leftovers.

The bathroom is adequate. There is very minimal counter space at the sink, but there is storage space above and below. The tub is jetted, but not guaranteed to work (we didn't try it). The shower is fine. The towels are mostly well-worn and ragged. The toilet has a bidet function (we didn't try that either).

In my opinion, the decor is eclectic. I had the feeling that all the furnishings were purchased at yard sales.

The king size bed - the one BIG disappointment - is actually two metal cots pushed together. There is no box spring. It wasn't comfortable at all. The bed linens didn't fit (they bunched up and wrinkled) and the comforter was heavy and cumbersome. I strongly suggest a real bed be purchased for the space.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Frick Park Delight

  • 4 of 5

We rented this apartment for six weeks, beginning in July 2017, and as far as we are concerned, one couldn't find a better location in Pittsburgh, so close to the magnificent Frick Park one could rightly say, "the apartment is in the park." Moreover, the lovely Squirrel Hill neighborhood is mere moments away with its wide & varied array of shops, restaurants, grocery stores, banks, library, post office, pizza places, ice cream parlors, bagel joints, and bars. If one is visiting/working at Chatham, Carnegie Mellon, or Pitt universities, each campus is about ten minutes away. Public bus transportation is available, with the Oakland neighborhood and downtown Pittsburgh accessible within 20-30 minutes. Free on-street parking is also easily convenient.

The apartment, itself, has a large, airy, open loft-style floor-plan, and is tastefully appointed, with windows on all sides - especially park-side. It is set far enough away from the street to be extremely quiet for sleeping, and all the windows had sufficient shading to keep it "quiet, dark & private." Storage closets & dressers were plentiful, the bathroom - with walk-in shower & jacuzzi - was comfortable, and the beds were great for those who enjoy extremely soft mattresses. The kitchen, is well-stocked with cooking utensils, dish & glassware, and features a refrigerator, microwave, toaster, food-processor, table-top convection oven, and two-burner hot-plate (though the latter two appliances can only be used one-at-a-time, making even routine meal preparation limited, and barely adequate for longer stays). Directly outside the kitchen area is a lovely upper-level deck/patio with tables, chairs, and lounging cushions. A gorgeous & very mature "butterfly garden" borders the house below, and attracts a wide variety of butterflies & hummingbirds. Wifi connections are terrific, and cable television is also provided. A washer/dryer is also available & convenient.

The owner, Ms. Tolliver, is helpful & gracious, responding quickly to all inquiries, and also providing thoughtful reminders about monthly on-street parking restrictions & weekly municipal trash pick-up schedules.

The overwhelming positives of the location, beauty, and general comfort of this apartment, for us, outweighed the soft beds & awkward cooking arrangements, and we would happily hope to return should circumstances call us back to Pittsburgh.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location, spacious studio, Lovely setting

  • 5 of 5

This studio, adjacent to Frick Park in Pittsburgh, is the perfect home away from home. The owner's description was totally accurate. We would love to return to this great property on our next visit. We have stayed in other VRBOs and found this to be at the top of our list. So well equipped. The owner's are very nice and very customer focused. A lovely stay all around.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

Love having the microwave and refridge. The small table around the corner from the main room (which is huge) was very handy for my husband who likes to have a place to set up his laptop. Enjoyed all the amenities...including snacks...that were left for us. Very quiet. Will stay again even visiting family in PIT.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious suite ~ beautiful setting.....

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great ~ beautiful views and comfortable accommodations ~ the elevator and spacious bathroom were especially appreciated as we were staying in Pittsburgh following my daughter's knee surgery. Catherine (and Munchkin) were wonderful hosts.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Squirrel Hill is located about 5 minutes to Oakland, CMU, Univ of Pitt, downtown, waterfront shopping, hospitals (UPMC/AHN)

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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