Fernstone Retreat is tucked away on 450 acres adjoining State Gamelands in the Laurel Mountains just off Historic Route 40 in Farmington PA. Fernstone Retreat was built in 1940 by James Hankins a prominent local businessman and used as a mountain retreat and conference center for prominent politicians and business owners of the day. Some of these notable people include President’s Richard Nixon and Dwight D Eisenhower. The original integrity of the décor and feeling has been preserved throughout the property. The complex is architecturally designed in a hunting lodge motif with the main lodge (Corral) and game room (The Pit) having cathedral ceilings, rich wood paneling and huge stone fireplaces. Fernstone Retreat includes The White House which sleeps 5 and The Bunk House suites which sleeps up to 30. Each suite sleeps 6 with additional sleeping available on the sleeping porch. The Game Room (The Pit) is equipped with ping pong, bumper pool, shuffleboard, wet bar, stove top, small fridge and piano as well as a large stone fireplace. The Corral (main Lodge) offers a fully equipped kitchen, large stone fireplace, living, dining area, and 2 private bathrooms. The expansive grounds are gorgeous offering a stream and 2 ponds stocked with fish for catch and release fishing enjoyment. A covered pavilion is located behind the lodge with picnic tables, fire pit, and horseshoe pit. A huge field is located behind the Bunk House where you can enjoy baseball, football, soccer or volleyball. Enjoy waking up in your own private Retreat! Fernstone Retreat is one of Pennsylvania’s finest Retreats and is the perfect location for Weddings, Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats, Executive Meetings and Conferences, and any large group. This secluded and tranquil complex is approximately 50 miles from Pittsburgh, and only 38 miles from Morgantown WV. Just minutes away from Nemacolin Golf & Ski Resort and Ohiopyle State Park which offers Hiking, Biking, Swimming, Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking. Delivery and Catering is available on request from the Historic Stone House Restaurant. Visit The Historic Stone House Restaurant for the finest foods, best drinks, great service, and live music! Take out and breakfast menu is also available. Enjoy your next vacation or mountain getaway in the Laurel Highlands!