The perfect place to "get away from it all." Come and sit by the fire, take a hike, watch the birds or an old movie - RELAX!
*****During these troubling times we have decided to only have one set of guests over each weekend for stays of 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 nights. For your safety, and ours, this will leave a minimum of 24 hours between visits. And, we will be following an extended and strict cleaning routine.
***Relax by the fire, hike, watch birds or an old movie & visit nearby attractions***
Romance - Adventure - Relaxation - unplugged (NO Wifi - please consider bringing a "HotSpot" - Near Fallingwater - Kentuck Knob, GAP - Ohiopyle -Somerset , PA & Grantsville, MD
Fishing opportunities nearby - hiking on the Great Allegheny Passage and Forbes State Forest only a few miles away.
Snuggle in by the fire and watch an old movie, read a book or see how many different birds you can add to your list or, visit one of the many nearby attractions. Couples Retreat --- queen bed.
Nearby - Fallingwater. Kentuck Knob, Ohiopyle, the Great Allegheny Passage ... Mount Davis at Forbes State Forest. Spruce Forest Artisan Village in nearby Grantsville, Maryland.
This new - contemporary - cottage is located adjacent to our 65 acre homestead and surrounded by over 800 additional acres of undeveloped woodlands. Activities are available nearby in Maryland, Somerset, PA and in other parts of the Laurel Highlands. This Woodland Cottage offers you the opportunity to experience life in the Appalachian Mountains in a very private setting. .
The cottage is within 10-yards of a mountain brook and on the edge of an 800 acre forest through which the Casselman River and Great Allegheny Passage flow. (Surrounding properties are posted.) Occupants are serenaded by the sounds of forests bird, amphibians, tree crickets, howling coyotes, barking fox and babbling water. The elevated 10’ x 34’ deck overlooking forest and stream has a 10’ x 22’ section under roof allowing “outdoor” time even on rainy days.
The Woodland Cottage has a fully equipped ready to cook kitchen, dining area with table and chairs, living room area with reading chairs and gas fireplace (in season Labor Day weekend through Mother's Day weekend), den area currently with daybed and chairs by the gas fireplace can be easily turned for movie watching.
The rental is for 2 adults in a queen bed. Bedroom area with queen size pillow topped mattress, dresser and closet.
The cottage is ADA accessible and the bathroom has a large shower that is ADA compliant.
Outside: large covered and open deck has a dining area, gas grill, comfortable chairs, dining table with chairs and benches from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend). There is a fire ring with wooden benches. Firewood for a campfire that will last several hours for each night of your stay is provided. Additional firewood is available for a reasonable fee. Two other rustic benches are placed in more secluded locations for solitude or private discussions.
Heating and air conditioning are available year round as appropriate. Our gas grill is available on the covered back deck from Memorial Day weekend in May through Labor Day Weekend in Sept. -- Gas fireplace (Jodel) in living area from Labor Day Weekend in Sept. through Mother's Day Weekend in May.
***We currently do not charge and additional cleaning fee - many vacation rentals do. Our guests have consistently left the space as too!
Please - no smoking inside. Sorry, no pets.
Check in after 4 p.m. -- Check out by noon