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Adventure and/or private - peaceful retreat --Near Fallingwater, Ohiopyle & GAP

Bedrooms 1
Space 74 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Sitting by the fire - gas & pellet, fishing, hiking, bird watching & star gazing

This lovely contemporary cottage is located beside a stock pond - a private setting. Catch and Release and, near other places to fish. Our 65 acre homestead is surrounded by 100's of acres of undeveloped woodland. We offer privacy close to outdoor adventure. If you do not find the dates you are looking for available here. Please visit our new "family friendly" Woodland Cottage at Campbell Farm - see:

Whether you are looking for adventure or a quiet retreat surrounded by woodlands and meadows our cottages offer these and more.

We are within an easy drive of Fallingwater, Ohiopyle, and Somerset, PA

We are an easy drive to MANY day trips.

Our farm pond (for use by cottage guests only) is stocked and ready for catch and release - large mouth bass, red-cheeked sunfish, channel catties and bluegill.

View our calendar of availability and make reservations here at this VRBO site or call:

(814) 395-5335 farmhouse

(814) 521-7652 cell

Our guests enjoy hiking on our 65 acre homestead and surrounding properties (over 800 undeveloped acres) - ask us for details, fishing (catch and release) in our well-stock pond, taking day trips biking on sections of the Great Allegheny Passage, visiting local attractions like Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Ohiopyle State park or just sitting by the gas fireplace in the dining/sitting area that is glass on two sides. Meadows, Forest and Mountains as far as the eye can see. We respect your desire to 'get away from it all' but, we are not far off if you need us and you are welcome to call or stop by the farmhouse.

You may now make reservations and payments (credit card) from your smart phone!

or here before you leave this site.

2 night minimum - 2 adults - queen bed.

This contempory cottage is nestled between a pond and forest on our 1780's mountain farm. Our cottage is the perfect retreat for quiet reflection or a base from which to explore. You may relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of hummingbirds, herons and view wildflowers or, pursue the endless options for outdoor and cultural activities that surround us. The Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail runs through property adjacent to the farm as does the Casselman River. We are near Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Ohiopyle State Park, Yough Lake Recreation Area and Seven Springs. Within 18 miles of the farm (as the crow flies) there are over 180,000 acres of public lands, 4 State Parks, 4 Unique Natural Areas, 5 Lakes open to public fishing, 3 Important Bird Areas, 5 Important Mammal Areas, 6 State Game Lands, 3 covered bridges and some of the best trout fishing waters in the Eastern U.S. In addition, there are restaurants, antique shops, a 'country-style' hardware store, bike shops, wineries, and the Confluence Creative Arts Center nearby.

We have extensive vegetable gardens, fruit trees, red and black raspberries, blueberries, asparagus 'patches' as well as a wide variety of annual and perennial herbs and flowers.

You will find more pictures & information about the cottage, property and surrounding area at:


Come and see how peaceful (and exciting) country life can be!

No pets, swimming and, no smoking in the cottage

Keywords: Near Fallingwater, Great Allegheny Passage GAP, Ohiopyle State Park, Confluence, Romantic Get Away, Vacation Rental, Cottage, Cabin, Private Setting, Farm Vacation, Rental Home, Guest House, Artist & Writer's Retreat, Off-the-Beaten-Path, EcoFriendly, Mountain Views, Fishing & Hunting

More Details

Mona Rishel-Shissler
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Fort Hill

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 74 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • -Catch and release fishing in the pond with PA fishing license. - Campfire in stone fire ring only - Inquire before hiking on the property
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • cell phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Raised vanity-shower stall w seat-SunMar composting toilet
  • Features seated shower stall, raised oak vaniety and *environmentally friendly* composting toilet - see This unit has been highly rated by our guests. No odor and maintenance required by our guests. If you are at all concerned about this - please stay at our "woodland" cottage:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed (1) in loft area 2nd story -- easy rise stair case
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • whitewater rafting
In a 'Green' Tradition -we utilize a Sun-Mar Composting Toilet in the Full Bathroom. It Requires No Special Maintenance, is Odor Free and Provides Mulch for Our Flower Beds. see:


Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
In Confluence + bottle shop
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Seven Springs & Nemacolin Resort
Nearest Motorway
1.7 Miles
PA Route 521
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Confluence, PA
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Seven Springs
Car: necessary

We are near 2 trailheads of the Great Allegheny Passage

6 miles from Mt. Davis - highest point in PA + 100's of acres

in Forbes State Forest

Fishing - at our pond and more fishing opportunities nearby

Birding, Wildlife Viewing/Photo Opportunities and Wild/Native Flowers


Hunting - large parcel of PA State Game Lands 1 mile from farm


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Fort Hill

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 25 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
Feb 15 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$25.55
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rental Agreement 2014/2015-Campbell Farm
50% of fee due to secure reservation or, total if within 45 days of arrival.
Balance due 45 days before your arrival.
All cancellations made at least 45 days before your arrival - 5% of received payment -charged to cover credit card fees and handling - balance will be refunded to you.
Cancellations – 44 days or less – refunded for dates rebook only if we are able to rebook the dates – less $25
Reservations are for 2 adults (queen bed 2nd level).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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