|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
This darling brick, completely renovated, 'alley house' on one of the best Mexican War Street blocks, dates from the mid 1800's. It has a sweet patio and walled garden set back from the street with lots of greenery and privacy but is only a few blocks from all the stadiums, the new casino, the Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory (one of the country's premiere centers for art installations), the Aviary, the Science Center with an IMAX theatre, and downtown (less than one mile--an easy walk). Allegheny Park is one block away--great for biking and renting kayaks at the lake. The local pub is a block over, and our block, only one block long, is famous for its spontaneous 'stoopings' and very friendly neighbors. On the street parking is always available and very safe.
There is so much to see and do in the 'Burgh and having your own pied a terre right in the middle of everything is the perfect way to do it. Troy Hill is nearby with its incredible collection of saintly relics from the 19th century (and earlier). The Southside and Shadyside with their shops, restaurants, theatres and clubs are a short ride. The convention Center and downtown are just across the bridge. The river with it walks, tour boats and other amenities is a short walk away. Pittsburgh has got to be one of the most interesting US cities with its many distinct ethnic neighborhoods, hilly terrain, and Eastern European feel.
We have been captivated with Pittsburgh since we fell in love there in the 1960's. It's one of the best undiscovered US cities, and recently has ranked as a top destination and retirement location. We love our little pied de terre and got it in order to spend more time in the 'Burgh after we retired.
sally mennen purchased this townhome in 2004
Resaca Street is one of the most charming city streets we've ever seen. The Mexican War Streets is located in the heart of the Northside which has been undergoing redevelopment for decades, has its own Historical Commission and has worked hard to keep its original character. We feel lucky to have found such a friendly neighborhood and welcoming block of new friends.
We loved our stay here...The garden area is lovely for morning coffee, although it turned cold our last few days. Heard they had a really tough winter. The house is in a gorgeous area with interesting history and cool little shops & lots of things to see: art gallery, aviary, housing for artists who have been persecuted and driven out by their governments. The bus stops 3 blocks away so you can also go outside the area easily. Owners are friendly and helpful with little hints of things to see and do. Our niece & her husband live in Pittsburgh and we would gladly stay here again when we return.
This was our second stay in this lovely house. We love the proximity to the stadiums, a beautiful park, and great restaurants. But probably the best part is the neighborhood itself! The people are friendly in this charming area, and it doesn't take long to realize there is a real sense of community in this neighborhood. This has become our go-to place to stay when in town.
Located on a quiet tree lined street very near the "Mattress Factory" Art Gallery, this lovely townhouse is set back from the sidewalk and is entered through a garden gate and path that leads through blossoming plants to the front door. The housekeeper greeted us with lots of good suggestions for restaurants and things to do - in addition to the plans we already had. Walking into "Town" is an easy 20 minute walk, through a lovely park and past the Pirates Stadium. We enjoyed perfect weather so that made our stay extra enjoyable. The owners were most helpful before our arrival, suggesting "things to do" and we did nearly all of them. Our main focus for the trip was to go to Mill Run, PA to see Frank Lloyd Wright's "Falling Water - a must see if you are interested in architecture. We attended the Pittsburg Symphony - superb ! We took a City tour on a double decker bus and learned not only the history of Pittsburg, but also things we wanted to investigate further. Pittsburg offers many very interesting museums and art galleries, no shopping in the city per se - but plenty of other things to do. Nearby are two very good restaurants within an 5-10 minute walk. This house is charming, perfectly located, clean, sunny. Its only drawback, very steep stairs accessing the bedrooms and only bathroom upstairs.
Our family with 2 teenage boys rented the house for Easter Weekend and had a fabulous time. The house is excellently situated. We parked the car on the street and walked everywhere for 3 days. The house is clean and well appointed - nice not to have to worry about towels and linens! Pittsburgh is a wonderful city to explore and this house adds to the charm of the experience.
This gem of a petite townhouse is in the historic Mexican War Streets district of Pittsburgh just a short mile to the famous confluence of the Three Rivers where downtown Pittsburgh overlooks the stadiums, the Andy Warhol Museum, the cable cars that go to the top of Mt. Washington, the riverboats, the casino, the bike and walking trail along the rivers, etc. The neighborhood and neighbors are the best.
Other Activities: museum-going, shows, opera, theatre galore, restaurants, shopping --all kinds of urban fun. but if you like you can bike on the three-rivers trails or in Allegheny Park just down the street; rent kayaks on the river, etc.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Apr 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$400.00|
Summer Rates $1450/week (7 day/6 night--April thru Oct); Reductions for Longer Stays. Nov thru March: $1300/week; $2800/month (short term).
Shorter stays: 3 night minimum, $260 per night for up to four people Apr thru Oct; $240 Nov thru Mar
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.