This lovely cozy vacation home is located in one of Pittsburgh's safest and most convenient neighborhoods. Situated just two blocks from the "T" (Pittsburgh's Light Rail Transit System) and many shops and restaurants; this home is ideal for travelers with or without a car.
The space provides guests with a beautiful yet casual, livable and cozy atmosphere. The den and attic loft provide additional "hang out" space so individual guests in large groups can find a spot to unwind.
Our Smart TVs are set up to view Netflix, Prime Video and YouTube TV including major network channels, sports channels, kids channels and much more. You may also stream using your own media subscriptions or purchase content from pay channels.
Beginning in March 2019 enjoy our new "Game Cave." Equipped with Smart TV, video game, systems and games, game table with mini pool, ping pong and air hockey and dart board. Artists can have fun creating on our chalk board wall.
The kitchen has everything you need to cook meals and there is ample space around the large dining table for families and groups to eat and socialize together. Conveniences and amenities are provided to make your arrival and stay as stress free as possible.
The back patio, garage-top deck and yard provide a fun atmosphere to hang out, grill and eat under the screened canopy.
The Dormont "Vibe" is a mix of young singles, families and retirees. It's diversity is reflected in the local food and shopping scene. You can enjoy Greek, Russian, Vietnamese, Mexican, Bosnian or Thai food all within four walkable blocks of this home. The community and this host do not discriminate. All are welcome here.
Dormont is a great town to explore on foot. Shopping, restaurants, park and pool are all very close by. The town has recently renovated it's sidewalks and town center area adding new charm to this safe family neighborhood. There is a "T" stop 2 short blocks from Goodnight Moon. It will have you into Station Square in 10 minutes, Downtown in 15 minutes or to the North Shore in 20 minutes. Uber and Lyft are very active in this area. All of Pittsburgh's best destinations are within a 10 - 20 minute commute of this home including scenic Mt. Washington, Station Square, Point Park, Market Square, Theater District, Strip District, Convention Center, Museums and Universities.
We are set up to accommodate business travelers, groups, families and pets (a large dog crate is available). The back yard is fenced. For our youngest guests we provide pack-n-play and high chair. A safety gate is also provided to block the stairway from the first to second floor. It is important to note that there are two steps and a landing leading from the first floor that cannot be blocked.
Ellen, her family and staff are available to help you with your stay as much as you like. Ellen lives close by and as a Pittsburgh native is eager to share ideas about how to enjoy her hometown. From restaurant recommendations to helping plan your vacation itinerary all you need to do is ask. Ellen will also be happy to stock your refrigerator before your arrival for a fee of 30.00 plus the cost of groceries.
Ellen and her staff are available to plan and host small events at Goodnight Moon; business or private. Please contact Ellen for more information.
Note: There are two full bathrooms -- very clean and updated. However both are quite small as this is a 100 year old property.