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Blue Knob Resort 2 Bedroom Condo, Great Skiing, Hiking, Biking, Golf, WIFI & AC!

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Clean 1st floor, FULLY renovated and stocked 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath, Sleeps up to 6

The Allegheny mountains are a unique rugged rural area of central PA that seem to remain relatively undiscovered by the outside world. There are plenty of outdoor opportunities, short day trips to much of central and western PA and it is simply a peaceful and relaxing area to recharge yourself or spend time with your loved ones.

The 2 bedroom 2 bath condo can sleep up to 6 with a pull out couch. It is located at a 9 hole golf course and within a mile of the lodge for Blue Knob Ski Resort (the highest skiable mountain in PA). Miles of hiking and biking trails are located at the edges of the condo complex. It is also located near the borders of state game lands and Blue Knob State Park in the beautiful Allegheny mountains. Johnstown, Bedford and Altoona are all approximately 1/2 hour away, State College and Raystown Lake are within an hour drive, Pittsburgh is within 2 hours of the condo.

The condo complex includes 2 restaurants (one open seasonally and for special events), an indoor pool, 2 hot tubs, and outdoor pool and tennis court. It is located a 2600 feet above sea level ensuring moderate summer temperatures and plenty of natural snow in the winter.

The condo is not set up as a rental but as our own personal vacation home with nice quality furniture, fixtures, comfortable beds, full kitchen appliances and amenities as such we only be rent to mature vetted renters who will respect our property and in turn receive an excellent value stay that can't be beat. Please contact us for more information about the opportunities this area offers for a quiet relaxing trip to the mountains. Whatever your interests, it is within a short day trip from this condo.

Linens and towel to be provided by the renter (queen size beds). It is also expected that you will do a full cleaning of the condo before leaving otherwise a portion of your deposit will be withheld for cleaning and follow check in/out instructions.

Pet are permitted on a case by case basis, they are your responsibility to clean up after and ensure they do not disturb our neighbors. An extra security deposit may be required. Contact us for more information about bringing your pet.

You will find our condo fully stocked and ready for your stay, our renovated kitchen with modern appliances has more than enough pots, pans and small appliances for virtually every meal you could want to make. We provide free internet to all of our visitors as well as plenty of things to keep the kids busy after a day on the slopes or outdoors including a Wii with numerous games, lots of board games, a ROKU for streaming movies (with your account). You will not be disappointed.

More Details

Benjamin Roth
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Benjamin Roth

We are an outdoor family on the go who love skiing, hiking, biking and being together. This place has it all in a relaxed atmosphere that you won't find anywhere else.

Benjamin Roth purchased this condo in 2014

Why Benjamin Roth chose Claysburg

Peaceful relaxing place. While we bought the place as a ski condo we have found that it is an amazing place off season. We all can sleep in hours after when we would normally wake and find the whole life away from the hustle simply a great breath of fresh air.

What makes this condo unique

We take pride in providing a home away from home, draft free replacment windows, a large window AC for hot humid summer days is ready and waiting, WIFI, heat that is controlled remotely and will nice and warm upon your arrival and easy secure self check in and out via our internet keypad system.


Claysburg Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Blue Knob Resort 2 Bedroom Condo, Great Skiing, Hiking, Biking, Golf, WIFI & AC!
average rating of 4.7708335 based on 48 reviews

Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Blue Knob. Condo had everything we needed, even a bottle of wine. No cell service, but the Wifi worked great. There's a little clubhouse tied to the complex, and everyone there made us feel right at home.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

Great getaway for relaxation

  • 4 of 5

We would like to extend our thanks to you and let you know how much we have enjoyed our spring vacation at your condo. The view from the screened porch at the back was amazing, with trees all around that have turned lush green during the last three weeks.

The condo became a comfortable place to come home to, cool in the heat of day and cozy and warm at night. It was always a pleasure to make our meals in your spacious and well equipped kitchen, and there was lots of room to relax between the two bedrooms.

The amenities inside the condo suited all our needs and requirements. You had provided everything we could possibly need. We didn't have to worry about anything at all.

The ready coffee from the coffee machine on timer in the morning and opening the front door to let the sunshine stream in became such a routine!!! The individual room temperature controls kept us comfortable. We did not have a chance to use the fireplace as the weather hadn't been cold enough. We enjoyed leaving the back door open in the screened porch to have a cool breeze flow through both the front and back, and listen to the birds singing.

The hot tub was nice to refresh ourselves in the evening and we loved it thoroughly.

We were never bothered by noise at any time, the peace and quiet around us was such a change from our suburban home.

We are sad our wonderful vacation is coming to an end. But we are very happy we chose your comfortable condo to spend our relaxing holiday.

We will take back with us lots of pleasant memories of our time walking through forest trails, seeing sunrise or sunset from the mountain top and coming upon unexpected deer along the trail.

Once we return to our hectic urban life in Toronto, we are certainly going to miss the serenity of Blue Knob. Such a relaxing getaway for us which we will always cherish.

Thank you for your kind co-operation in making our holiday in Blue Knob stress free and comfortable. We have been very fortunate in the entire process of renting your condo from you, and appreciated your quick response to any of our enquiries and questions. We had a wonderful holiday here.

I future we would definitely plan to rent your condo again sometime and revisit the Blair/Bedford area. We are certain it will be another great holiday.

Thanks again for our wonderful stay at your condo.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I was quite pleased with my stay in this property. All I needed was my clothes and food! Very comfortable. Loved the mini library, Roku, fireplace, and the little extras I was welcome to use, if needed ( food, alcohol, etc) The owner, Ben, was very easy to work with and did everything to ensure my stay was pleasurable! Will definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Returning traveler - everything was perfect...again

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ben for another pleasant stay at your condo. It's our "go-to-condo" when we visit Blue Knob. It's nicely appointed, very clean, and perfectly located. I read the review about the woman who claimed "animal hair" and I have to report, I did not find that at all! Both my son and husband are allergic to cats, and when we first stayed at Ben's I had an initial concern when I saw a family photo of a cat, but neither my son or husband had any allergy issues while staying at the condo, I found no traces that pets had been present. It's a very clean and well maintained condo.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ruined week of ski trip

  • 1 of 5

The Property was full of animal hair I don't know it was either dog hair or the cat's I assume it is cat's hair since the owner has cat's picture on night table. My son who has allergy got so sick and he could not ski whole time we were there because he had to take allergy medicine and that made him very sleepy and because of him being so sick I did't get to ski entire time we were there even though we both have season pass. Even though we had the place for 1week we left early first 2 nights my son slept in the room with high bed but rest of stay he slept on recliner jacket over him because that blankets, thews or the quilt all was cover with animal hair. we could not set on sofa either. My son only gets to ski during the Christmas

break and I rent a house by the ski resort for week and buy season pass for it and we both enjoy skiing for that whole week but this ski season we didn't get to ski we suffer due to the animal hair and waisted whole lot of money. also skiing during Christmas Break is my son's Birthday Present and Christmas Present combined for last 10 years.

The property needs to be free of Animal hair!

I don't feel like give any star at all but the site won't let me

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very sorry to hear about Debbie’s experience with our condo. She did not reach out at the time with any issues at all, had she done so we would have done our to address any issues, found suitable alternative accommondations or provided a suitable refund if need. In the past, some renters have contacted us in advance about allergies or other sensitivities and we have done what we can to prep the condo for their needs. As mentioned in our listing, we are a pet-friendly renter. We clean the condo thoroughly between every rental and all bedding (blankets, comforters, quilts and throw rugs) had been laundered a few weeks prior to Debbie’s visit (actually the comforter on that bed was brand new and no one had been in the unit since the last blanket cleaning). Additionally, we had just replaced all of the bed pillows in the condo with allergen reducing bed pillows to better serve renters with sensitivities and our pillows and mattresses are "bagged" with hypoallergentic covers. Our flooirng is all hard surfaces (tile and hardwood which is mopped between every renter. Still, despite our efforts, some pet hair or dander may remain. If someone with severe animal allergies is looking to rent in Blue Knob, we will gladly make a referral to other condo owners we know who maintain well equipped and well cared for pet-free units.
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Very peaceful stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the condo this weekend! The kitchen was well equipped and there was everything we needed to have a comfortable stay. Ben was a great host and a thorough communicator. The only small disappointment was the pool area was closed due to vandalism. But overall it was a very nice stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Blue Knob All Seasons Resort
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 99
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Clubhouse and Black Bear Inn
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Blue Knob Ski Resort
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Happy to do a two payment set up for reservations made at least a month out (bulk of payment would be due 2 weeks prior to your stay). Ask if you would like this option.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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