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Pittsburgh City Limits/Station Square/Stadiums/Festivals/The Point/All Walk-able

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

When renting our home enjoy the ability to stay all together in one house. You will have access to the deck on top of the building for a panoramic view of the city skyline. Great for enjoying your morning coffee or late night glass of wine. We have parking for two vehicles.

Located just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, our property on magnificent Grandview Ave, Mt Washington is perfect for business trips, a weekend in the city, and much more. Within walking distance is a handful of Pittsburgh's best restaurants, and the historical Pittsburgh Incline, which takes you to all the great things to do at Station Square and the subway into the city.

This historical house built in 1880 has been renovated with everything needed to make it the perfect city getaway. Also included is high speed wireless and free long distance.

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More Details

Property Manager
Barbara Spiecher
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Well we are back home and I am recuperating. I picked up a terrible chest virus which didn't start to really attack me until Monday the day before leaving Pittsburgh. So thankfully, I have mostly had to suffer on home turf.



Now I want to take a moment to compliment you on the beautiful designer home we arrived to. The renovation was really done to perfection. The interior touches from paint, flooring, furniture, decorative pieces, art, lighting and linen were done with true professionalism. And that is just how pleased we were with the inside. The roof top view was fabulous! We did enjoy morning coffee to evening cocktails in awe of the view of Pittsburgh from Mt. Washington. Just spot on. Like the old saying goes, Location, Location, Location! This is absolutely the "Whole Enchilada"!



Thank you so much for sharing your piece of magic here on earth.
Oct 2010
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Amenities

Mount Washington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upper Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Private
    Upper - shower
    Lower Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Lower - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private
  • Plus additional 1/2 bath in lower unit living space.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upper Unit/Master Suite/Jacuzzi Tub/Large walk in shower/d - 1 king
    Upper Unit/Queen Bedroom directly off main floor - 1 queen
    Lower Unit/Queen Master/Shower/tub - 1 queen
    Lower Unit/Bedroom with Shower/Tub - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • racquetball
  • tennis

Reviews

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Pittsburgh City Limits/Station Square/Stadiums/Festivals/The Point/All Walk-able
average rating of 5.0 based on 51 reviews
5

Amazing 50th anniversary trip for our family

  • 5 of 5

We rented the entire house for our family to celebrate our 50th anniversary. I am from Pgh and my husband went to school here. We wanted our children and grandchildren to experience the pgh we love. The house was great and we were comfortable. It was hot outside but cool inside. Loved the 2 kitchens as both families had their own, the beds were comfortable, the house clean and very adequate. One family loved the roof deck, the other the access to the city and all the fountains. Grandview is a neat neighborhood and we loved it. Parking was good as one space for each unit. The neighbors were nice. Met the police as someone parked in the wrong spot.. It was not us, but they do watch the area. Washer and dryer were wonderful. We created memories that will be forever. The view is wonderful and the overlook across the street was special. Whoever planned Grandview had a sense of humor as the streets are like an amusement park, but found level roads leading to the shopping district with restaurants, drug store, grocery and the bakery . Access to the city with the incline and

T was helpful.. Went to the pirate game with the incline and gateway clipper. What a treat that was. Every thing was better that we thought it would be and anyone who gets to stay here is extremely fortunate.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect birthday weekend in Pittsburgh

  • 5 of 5

I rented both units to celebrate my 50th birthday with several of my girlfriends and this place was more than perfect. I grew up in the Pittsburgh area and wanted to share my love of Pittsburgh with my friends. This house offers the best location. We could easily reach any location within the city since the incline is a just a few steps away, and then the T is available at the bottom. Uber is very active as well. The place was spotless, well-stocked and the views are spectacular! We loved the rooftop--we would take our morning coffee up there and relax. Barbara was very easy to work with during the planning of this trip. I would highly recommend this rental. Thanks for making my birthday celebration special!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Weekend in Pittsburgh

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home! Fantastic location! Beautiful views!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place exceeded all of our expectations. We rented both units for family to stay for our son's wedding. Both rentals have all the comforts of home and then some! The view and the accommodations are outstanding! There is so much to do and see in the area but we didn't really want to leave the living room. We even had front row seats to the Pirates firework show in the comfort of the living room. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

My son attends Duquesne University as a freshman and a big group of family made the six hour trip to see him in his first theater performance on campus. We rented both the lower and upper units. What a great place to stay and see Pittsburgh for the first time. Although we did see the show and took in a little bit of sightseeeing, we found ourselves very happy just hanging out in the upstairs living room and up on the roof top deck!! We truly cannot wait to come back again and again!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Engagement Weekend in Pittsburgh

  • 5 of 5

Our son decided to "pop the question" while traversing the nearby Duquesne Incline to the top of Mt Washington. He invited both his family and his girlfriend's family to meet at the overlook adjacent to the Incline. Fortunately for all, she said yes! So, I searched for accommodations on Mt Washington and found this property on Grandview Avenue with a picture postcard view of downtown Pittsburgh.

We rented the upper unit, which was two stories high with a roof deck on top. Fortunately, it was 65F during our visit. The property was as advertised, if not better. Living room, kitchen & bath on second floor (entrance on first) with a master suite on the third floor. All furnishings including kitchen appliances were first class.

I am a former resident of Pittsburgh, and am familiar with the area. To someone visiting for the first time, navigating the town can be overwhelming. Having said that, the place is nice enough that you could spend the entire time on Mt Washington. Many restaurant options ranging from 4 star to neighborhood joints within walking distance. Downtown is clearly visible from the property, as are all the Pittsburgh professional sports venues. There is a clear view of the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers, forming the Ohio River. Really awesome.

Bottom line….this is a truly unique property unlike anything you have ever seen.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Pittsburgh International
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Station Square
Nearest Golf
27 Miles
Oakmont County Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Station Square
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Seven Springs

Our home overlooks the city of Pittsburgh, directly above Station Square making access to the city very easy.

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Rates & Availability

Mount Washington House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$660
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $400

1/3 of rental plus security due at time of lease, balance due 60 days prior to arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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