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Megan Barlow

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Campfires by Whites Creek at this clean, family friendly home!

11 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Pennsylvania House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 bath house hear the Great Allegheny Passage

Situated in the small village of Listonburg in the heart of southern Somerset County this home is clean, comfortable, and kid friendly. It is in the perfect location to enjoy all the Laurel Highlands and Garrett County Maryland have to offer in any season. This home can sleep 9 adults and has three bedrooms all with new orthopedic mattresses, two baths, an eat in kitchen, dining room, living room, foyer with gas fireplace, patio with fire pit, an old fashioned front porch complete with swing and rocking chairs, a laundry room, and space in the basement to store bikes, canoes, kayaks, etc. There is ample off road parking for 4-5 cars. The home has central air, basic cable TV, local telephone calls, and Internet. We also have a tankless, propane water heater so you will never have a cold shower even with a house full of guests. There is a large side yard to enjoy.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Megan Barlow (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Megan Barlow

My husband and I were born and raised in the area and when this home came on the market in the summer of 2011 we realized what a great place it would be for vacationers to enjoy when visiting our area. We especially wanted to make it a home that families could feel comfortable using. With two small children we understand the challenges of traveling with kids and we hope that you find our home to be a great place to bring the kids so everyone can have a vacation.

Megan Barlow purchased this house in 2011

Why Megan Barlow chose Pennsylvania

This property is in a small village that at one time was a mining town. With the mine closed, it now has only a handful of homes. It is creekside to a small stream that runs from the mountains and is great for trout fishing. The house itself is close to Route 40 so you are far enough away from the hustle and bustle but not too far from the amenities that come with populated areas. It is a home for all seasons and close to all the activities but in a more secluded setting. We have renovated the home so it has modern conveniences but still retains its charm.

What makes this house unique

We hope your stay will be relaxing and enjoyable. We have tried to make the house comfortable and we promise it will be clean. We have bed bug covers on all beds and pillows. We want you to feel comfortable bringing your family and want to take some of the stress away by offering this complete home.

Reviews

5
based on 11 traveler reviews

Campfires by Whites Creek at this clean, family friendly home!
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Our Beautiful Confluence Stay

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful stay in this beautiful quaint home by Whites Creek. It is a beautiful area and the home meets all your needs with great dinning, bedrooms and lounge area. The surrounding area is beautiful and access to surrounding sites is simple with plenty of information provided by Megan of things to do and see. We were able to bring our dog who loved the large grassed area. Thanks to Megan and her family for opening the doors to this lovely home a lovely memory for us to take home to Australia with us thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a good time!

  • 5 of 5

I had a great time visiting my son who lives in Confluence. We were all able to have dinner together at the house and enjoy our evenings at the fire pit. The house is very clean, roomy and comfortable. So nice to be able to bring my small dog as well. The owners are very nice to deal with too. Look forward to visiting soon.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family friendly

  • 5 of 5

This was a first time visit for my brother and his family and the accomidations were perfect. We all had a great time and were very comfortable in the house. After a day of white water rafting and visiting cucumber fall we all came home to take showers and my sister-in-law said "are you sure we are going to have enough hot water for 9 people to take showers". We did! Then we cooked hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill and sat in the comfortable dinning room eating and telling stories about the days activities. What a great time we had full of family fun. My niece and nephews are already talking about next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cozy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My family needed a little get-away for a few days to bike and hike and just be together. Everything in the house was perfect, super clean and very comfortable. We enjoyed the stream out back while we sat by the fire. They house had everything we needed and was well stocked if we forgot anything.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

I've rented plenty of houses on VRBO but this one exceeded them all! Not only was the house charming (your photos don't do it justice) but the owners went out of the way to provide "extras" to make our stay enjoyable. From the coffee in the freezer to the makings for s'mores in the pantry to wood for the fire pit and extra toothbrushes in case we forgot ours -- this home was delightful. My family and friends will be back again and again. Thanks for such wonderful hospitality!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Real Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely place to stay! We found it peaceful-very quiet at night and day-yet close to everything we wanted to do. Everything was perfect-from the kitchen (hooray for the dishwasher!) to the spotless bathrooms. The house was very roomy-much bigger then I thought it would be. Fallingwater, Ohiopyle, Laurel Hills State Park, Yough River Lake, and even Kennywood were within decent driving distance. We enjoyed the donuts at Sweeties in Confluence and some great pizza at the pizza place next door. Lots of covered bridges are also in the area and worth seeing. Bicycles are a must for the Great Allegheny Passage, which is less then 3 miles from the house. I would definitely recommend staying here! My family loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Map

Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 40
Car: necessary

Our property is located in the small village of Listonburg. It is 3 minutes from Addison and Route 40 and 5 minutes from Confluence. Access to the Laurel Highlands hiking and biking trail is less than 5 minutes away. Mount Davis, High Point Lake, and the Yough Lake are all located within 10 minutes of the home. Other places located within 30 minutes include Laurel Caverns, Ohiopyle, Fort Necessity, and Uniontown, PA. Deep Creek Lake and the Wisp Resort in Garret County Maryland, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, and Seven Springs Resort are all drives of 25 minutes or less from the home. Drives of 40 minutes will take you to Somerset and an abundance of sites and activities including the Flight 93 Memorial, Quecreek Rescue Site, and Mountain Playhouse. The home itself sits on the banks of Whites Creek and anyone who loves the sights and sounds of rivers will love relaxing on the back patio to gentle sounds of Whites Creek. Activities abound in any season in our region from kayaking, rafting, and biking to hiking, bird watching, hunting, and fishing. Historically important sites such as Fort Necessity and Flight 93 as well as local museums abound. Boating, sailing, and swimming are minutes away. Antique buffs will love the many antique shops in the area. Fall is an especially active time with festivals such as Mountain Craft Days, Pumpkinfest, the Springs Folk Festival, and Autumn Glory Days just to name a few. Winter brings skiing, snowboarding, and ice fishing and hunting. This home is in close proximity to all these activities and is a great year round vacation rental.

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Rates & Availability

Pittsburgh House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
Jun 13 2016 - Oct 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$160
$850
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$130
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

In lieu of a security deposit, a valid credit card number can be used to hold against damages.
Return guests receive a 5% discount and may opt out of the housecleaning fee.

50% is due with the rental agreement and the remaining 50% is due at least 14 days before check-in

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Pennsylvania House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom is on the second floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bathroom is on the 1st floor
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , The twin beds can be pushed together and used as a king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Double Beds (1) 3 double beds - orthopedic mattresses, Twin or Single Beds (1) 3 twin beds - orthopedic mattresses
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The patio has a fire pit that can be used for campfires. The water heater is tankless so the hot water will never run out.

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