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Creature Comforts Amongst The Creatures

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Kennerdell House Rental Photos and Description

A Beautiful Cottage Nestled Within The Majestic Allegheny River Valley

Be present in the heart of nature watching and listening: bald eagles soaring, rare birds feeding, deer frolicking, geese gander, bears moseying, and the turkeys gobble. All this while you’re overlooking the Allegheny River. River Watch is the perfect cozy cottage with two bedrooms, a loft, equipped eat-in kitchen, bathroom and living room with full view sliding doors and deck boasting magestic views of the river, mountain valley and bike trail.

Located in charming St. George, (Kennerdell) Pa., this Venango County villa lies 15 bicycle miles in between the Historic Landmark towns of Franklin and Emlenton. Paved bike trails take you for miles into these quaint Middle American towns and beyond with antique shops and country eateries and unsurpassed, pristine riverfront scenery.

Fish or boat the river, hike the surrounding mountains, engage in bird-watching, bike to restaurants in nearby communities, or just sit fireside underneath a blanket of stars.

Cancellation & damage-control deposit: A fifty percent deposit is due at the time of booking. Your balance is due 2 weeks before reservation date along with a $200 Damage-Control Deposit. The Damage- Control Deposit will be returned within 14 days of check-out date, as applicable.

A full-refund of monies will be made if your cancellation is received at least 2 weeks before your determined reservation date or if the cottage can be rented following your cancellation notice. If cottage cannot be rented, your deposit will be forfeited and any remaining payments, including your Damage-Control Deposit will be returned to you.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome (2 pet minimum please).

Our property manager, Pat, would be happy to book your stay!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Helene & Regis, proprietors. Pat, Scheduling Mgr.
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2016
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About Helene & Regis, proprietors. Pat, Scheduling Mgr.

We fell in love with the big sky and quiet starry nights,the smell of a campfire, the pristine river valley with bountiful nature (including frequent sightings of bald eagles), the clean, clear and shallow Allegheny River and the paved bike trails that go for miles, hiking, waterfalls and water sports. You're less than two hours from Pittsburgh and it feels as if you're in another part of the world.

Helene & Regis, proprietors. Pat, Scheduling Mgr. purchased this house in 1990

Why Helene & Regis, proprietors. Pat, Scheduling Mgr. chose Pennsylvania Wilds

This particular part of the river known as St George has manicured lawns to the river, beautiful trees and a view of the river bend like no other.

We found the house on a fluke and at the time it was an old fishing cabin built in 1926. Regis redsigned and remodeled the space of the course of 8 years. We poured our heart, soul and inclome into this house off the beaten path because it forced us to slow down; it nutured our soul and it washes off the stress every time we visit. I hope it will do the same for you.

What makes this house unique

The house is comfy and cozy and has terrific views. You don't even have to go outside to enjoy the feeling of being away and in the country. But you won't want to miss the beauty of the outdoors either.

The Allegheny Bike trail out front runs along the magestic Allegheny River and there are other cool bike trials nearby (The Justice Trail; Oil Creek State trail; Sandy Creek trail). As you ride your bike for miles along the winding river you feel one with nature. The river drops very low in the summer months allowing for safe play in the river. It's cool to see Mother Nature's calender of evolution; the butterfly emerging from their chrysalis , the awakening of the black bears, bull frogs finding their voices in the heat of the night, turtles laying their eggs, fish spawning, bald eagles nesting their offspring; comings and goings of the bird variety and the frisky hummingbirds. It really gives you pause as to what is important in life and how taking time to "smell the roses" is good for the soul (assuming you value that sort of thing).


Creature Comforts Amongst The Creatures
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews
Thornton, Colorado

Great location - amazing deck!

  • 4 of 5

The property was great but there was one drawback. It is listed as having Air Conditioning; it has ONE window air conditioner for the entire house. It was noisy and blew the cold air right on whoever was staying upstairs. With running it almost 24 / 7 and every ceiling fan in the house going, we were able to keep it tolerable, but a continued hot spell would have been the end of our comfort. Other than that we had a great time – the appliances are a little tricky to figure out – took an hour to figure out how to get the coffee pot working – so instructions on those would be nice.

The deck area was where we spent most of our time and it was wonderful. We had plenty of wood and had a fire every night.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Pittsburgh International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Peak'n Peak
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Kennerdell House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 4 2017 - Aug 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Parties/Reunions $100
Pet Fee $30
Cleaning Fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $200

Rates are quoted for 2 adults. Children 12 and under are free. Any additional adults or children over the age of 12 will be an additional $35 per additional person per night. There is also a $30 one time cleaning fee that will be charged for each reservation.

Additional charges may include:

$30 for one or two pets. Pets are welcome but limited to 2 pets per stay. An additional $30 will be deducted from the Security Deposit for excessive pet hair, especially found on the furniture and bedding.

$100 is the charge for Guests hosting large gatherings, parties and reunions on the premises (ask for details). We love Parties but we need to know about your plans for them in advance. Parties/Gatherings/Reunions are defined as more than 4 visiting guests during the day. We are flexible if your guest wants to spend the night but again, you need to let us know though a phone call or email at your earliest convenience and before your departure so that you can be charged the appropriate fee.

$200 Refundable Damage Protection will be charged and refunded within 14 days after the departure date if no damage is done to the property.

We ask that you please do your part to keep the cottage clean and beautiful for the next person and it will keep the cost down so that more people can appreciate the beauty of Crescendo, inside and out. Thank you so much!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Kennerdell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Guest Suite bath - toilet , shower , The bathroom is part of the Guest Suite
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Upstair bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , The double bed can sleep two slim bodies.
    Guest Suite - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , This room has a full bath and kitchenette. It is $100 extra
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Get away from the relentless grind and busyness of life. Roast marshmallows under a canopy of stars…awesome! You bring the marshmallows and we’ll provide the long forks! Fire ring, wood and starter materials provided. Two friendly & well-behaved dogs are welcome. A "dirty-dog cleaning fee" for excessive dog-hair may be taken from your security deposit after your departure so keep your dogs off of the furniture please!

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