Cozy escape close to downtown, stadiums & parks

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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
TV, DVD player, books, video library
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
TV, DVD player, books, video library
TV, DVD player, books, video library

Overview of Cozy escape close to downtown, stadiums & parks

Entire home

Cozy escape close to downtown, stadiums & parks

Vacation home with kitchen, near Rivers Casino

10,0/10 Exceptional

3 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
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Pittsburgh, PA
Main amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
For families
  • Sofa bed
  • Kitchen
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Parking onsite

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Marshall-Shadeland
  • National Aviary - 42 min walk
  • Ohio River - 4 min drive
  • Randyland - 6 min drive
  • Mattress Factory - 6 min drive
  • Rivers Casino - 5 min drive
  • Allegheny General Hospital - 7 min drive
  • Carnegie Science Center - 9 min drive
  • Heinz Field - 5 min drive
  • PNC Park - 10 min drive
  • Children's Museum of Pittsburgh - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT) - 27 min drive
  • Pittsburgh Station - 12 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Cozy escape close to downtown, stadiums & parks

Welcome to our renovated 1896 bungalow, we envisioned a place where visitors could cozy up, stay a while and experience city living amidst the peacefulness of park life. We believe that art is meant to be shared so we designed the home to feature colorful pieces that convey happiness. The house has been freshly renovated and decorated with a mix of modern and vintage pieces. The house is within walking distance of the 250+ acre Riverview Park so wildlife and trail adventures await!

Neighborhood description
Explore the woods at nearby Riverview Park and discover many other city amenities that are close to the house. Created in 1894, the park predates the City of Allegheny’s annexation to the City of Pittsburgh in 1907. Formed largely from farmland, today’s Riverview Park is known for its dense woodlands and steep topography.The park’s extensive network of trails invites hikers, joggers, and the occasional horseback rider into the woods. The park is also home to the landmark Allegheny Observatory, a visitor’s center, a swimming pool and activities building, the natural beauty of the Mairdale watershed, and the popular two-mile Riverview Loop. Residents enjoy the park's pool, playground, ball field, shelters and summertime concerts and movies.

The home is in a residential neighborhood close to the local Carnegie library, several pizza/sub shops, and other unique eateries. The house is within driving distance of full-service grocery stores, drug stores, coffee shops, dry cleaners, gas stations, restaurants, bars, and other night life, however, all of these types of establishments are within one or two miles. Unique to the area is the local Bread Works for delicious artistry breads.

From the house you will be able to walk out the front door and down the street into the lower part of Riverview Park. There are an extensive choice of trails to choose from if you like to hike or mountain bike. The terrain is hilly with a wide variety of flora and fauna. The park is rich in wildlife so don't be surprised to see deer, possum, raccoons, turkeys, ground hogs and the occasional fox at night. The wildlife is very docile and are used to being around people. Please remember that although they are gentle, their personal space needs to be respected.

Getting around
There is plenty of free street parking out front. You can walk, Uber or bus to just about any of the main attractions as this home is just minutes to Downtown, PNC Park, Heinz Field, AGH, North Shore dining and activities. It is within walking distance of the bus line. It is a 10-12 Uber ride to the strip district, south side or PPG Paints Arena. Easy access to I-279 and the parkway. It is about 20 minutes to the airport, depending on time of day/traffic.

The space
The Space Essentials
We take pride in offering a naturally clean, warm and welcoming space. There is a queen size bed in the master bedroom, a 2 person sleeper sofa and an extra twin bed if you need it! The house is stocked with linens, towels and amenities in the kitchen and the bathroom to make your stay more convenient. There is a Black & Decker 4-in-1 coffee-maker, as well as microwave, pots, pans and other cooking items in the kitchen for guests to be able to cook their own food. There is free WiFi and TV with a Blu-Ray player, we keep a selection of DVD/BluRay discs on hand. The house is cleaned using only natural environmentally friendly products and we are passionate about recycling.

Guest access
You can access the house anytime after 3pm by using the keypad. A unique access code with be texted to you prior to your arrival. We ask that you respect our home and the quiet hours of the community. Our home is not baby proofed, and may not be ideal for families with very small children, however, children are welcome at your own discretion.

Other things to note:
Please ensure you are booking with your full legal name. We may request additional information upon booking.

**Parties and events are not permitted
** This is a non-smoking home. There is absolutely no smoking anywhere on the premises. Smoking can damage our art. If this rule is violated, you will be asked to vacate the premises immediately without a refund. If there is smoking in the house you will be charged an additional $250 cleaning fee.

Guest access
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the smartlock.

Other things to note
There are absolutely no parties of events allowed at the house. This policy is strictly enforced. Unfortunately there have been three incidents of people hosting parties at the house in violation of our policy that were extremely distressing. The last guest had well over 100 people and the neighbors called the police. It is a quiet family neighborhood and I do not want to be known as a nuisance house in the neighborhood. After the last incident, the neighbor’s have a zero tolerance for parties and will contact the police. If you are interested in having a few friends visit you at the house please notify me but for insurance reasons and out of respect for my neighbors I must enforce this rule. I appreciate your understanding.

At a glance

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 20
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions

Required at check-in

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  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 20

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, 2 per room)
  • Restrictions apply*

Property amenities

Internet

  • WiFi available

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils

Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Entertainment

  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Books
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Porch or lanai
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Washing machine and dryer

Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Pets

  • Pet friendly
  • 2 per room
  • Welcoming cats and dogs only

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property
  • Note from host: Smoking in the house is additional $250 fee

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In the city center

General

  • Sleeps 4

Fees & policies

Policies

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

10,0

Exceptional

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