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Not Your Typical Mountain Cabin Get Away - Must See Photos

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 278 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Loft Areas, 4 Full Bathrooms, 2 Powder Rooms, Sleeps 18

A must see Beautiful, One-Of-A-Kind mountain get-away. Escape to the mountains for a weekend of luxury living in this brand new Timber Framed Custom Home. Enjoy the privacy of the mountains with plenty of activities. You are within walking distance to Forbes State Forest and just a short drive to Hidden Valley (5 minutes); Seven Springs (15 minutes); and Idlewild Park & Soakzone (30 minutes). This property is part of Fern Mountain Highlands located in the heart of the Laurel Highland Mountains and directly adjacent to Forbes State Forest with 1000s of acres and miles of trails available for hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and much more. This property is within minutes of Hidden Valley Resort and Seven Springs Resort with some of the best skiing and golfing in the Mid-Atlantic. And a short drive to Idlewild Park and Soakzone which features seven exciting theme areas and was rated the 'Best Kids Park in the World' by Amusement Today. The Laurel Highlands has many activities for all individuals. Come to the mountains for the beautiful fall foliage; skiing, snowmobiling, or even hunting during the winter months; and don't forget about golfing and sporting clays at Seven Springs in the summer months. No matter when you decide to come to the mountains we promise it will be a relaxing, fun filled time in this Luxury cabin. For more information about this beautiful home please visit our website.

Wes Steele
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 November, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a great time with my family while at Fern Mountain. The house is great, more than we could imagine.

We do have a request... While we were there we all had a great night sleep on the king beds and the bunk beds and we were wanting to know what style and brand these are because they were so comfortable. This would help a great deal as both my wife and I woke up with no pain (getting older). I e-mailed Rustic Furniture but they don't sell mattress's. I forgot to look while I was there. If you have that information could you please let me know.

Again thank you for a great setting and place to share with my family.


Renters (7/23/2011 thru 7/30/2011)

p.s. my 3 year old grandson said as we pulled up to the house "this is awesome"
Jul 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Somerset, Pennsylvania

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 278 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Upper Level bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , Master bath for lower level master bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower , Bathroom for lower level bunk room
    Half Bathroom #2 - toilet , Lower Level powder room
    Half Bathroom - toilet , Main Level powder room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Private Master bathroom for master bedroom on main level
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master Bedroom on first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Master Bedroom on lower level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed , Upstairs Bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double bed , 2 single bed , 2 twin over full bunk beds (Lower Level Bunk Rm, sleeps 6)
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double bed , Loft area above upstairs bedroom (accessed by ladder)
    Loft Area - 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa in upstairs loft area
  • Two bedrooms on Lower Level; One bedroom on Main Level; One bedroom and two loft areas on Upper Level
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Large Open Fireplace, Geothermal Heating / Air Conditioning, Free WiFi, Cable / High Definition, 60' Television in great room, 9' projection screen TV in theater room, DVD / BluRay Player, Stereo, Foos Ball Table, 4 Arcade Games, Luxury Kitchen, Cooking Utensils, IceMaker, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washing / Drying Machines, Scenic Deck with Grill, Abundant Parking Space This Luxury House has everything you need to enjoy your stay in the mountains. When your done enjoying all the outdoor activities, you can enjoy the unique game room with foos ball, darts, and full size arcade games. Or maybe relax in the theater room with a 9' projection screen TV and watch your favorite movie or sporting event. Free WiFi available throughout the house. Master Bedroom - King Size Bed / Master bath 2nd Bedroom - King Size Bed plus one single bed / full bath 3rd Bedroom - King Size Bed & single sleeper sofa / full bath 4th Bedroom - Two twin over full bunk beds / full bath (this room sleeps up to six) Library Room - Full size sleeper sofa Loft Area - Queen Sleeper Sofa 2nd Loft Area - Queen mattress This house sleeps 14 very comfortably and can sleep up to 18 (including sleeper sofas)


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Not Your Typical Mountain Cabin Get Away - Must See Photos
average rating of 4.84 based on 27 reviews
Pittsburgh PA

Annual retreat

  • 5 of 5

Been renting for 3 years and never disappoints. Owner and property managers are very quick to reply. The house is spacious, equipped and private. Will definitely be renting again!

  • Review Submitted: 15/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Amazing mountain retreat.

  • 5 of 5

The staff was amazing. The property was perfect for our corporate retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 10/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I loved it

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. It was exactly as advertised and great for a family get together that included small children. Would go again.

  • Review Submitted: 20/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a family gathering. Including having 2 children under 1 year of age.

  • 4 of 5

Our family was attending a wedding Memorial Day weekend in the area. This was great place because my children and grandchildren were coming in from 3 different states and we

didn't want to be in a hotel. It did rain but having the game room made all the difference.

Adults enjoyed it also. This place is unique, private, plenty of room. We would of loved to

have enjoyed the fire pit and the porch on the back but mother nature didn't allow this.

Wes and Bill were great with answering all my questions and very hospitability. Bill

said call anytime if we needed anything. Some of the children were able to go to

Seven Springs and enjoy Monday. Would highly recommend this place and would

rent it again. CJ 6/9/17

  • Review Submitted: 10/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This home was beautiful and cozy.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home due to having my daughters wedding at the Hayloft. We needed a home that was large enough for our family and at the same time have a feeling of "home away of home". This home was all we could ask for and more!

  • Review Submitted: 15/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible amenities and location!

  • 5 of 5

Let's get the most important thing out of the way first -- the wifi is great. ;)

Okay, moving on! Every bed is comfortable. Every room is well insulated and warm. We roomed 12 guests and everyone had their privacy and comfort assured.

The kitchen is large and fairly well equipped. Three refrigerators! Two ovens! We had no problem preparing giant meals for 12 people during our stay.

Bill was very responsive to our questions. He made sure the driveway was plowed so we could get out in the middle of our stay.

We had an amazing time with nothing to worry about! Would gladly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 13/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Skiing / Golfing.

* Swimming / Rock wall.

* Sporting Clays / Fly Fishing.

* Shopping / Luxury Spa.

* Fine Dining.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Nature Watching / Swimming (lakes & streams).

* Biking / Hiking.

* Hunting / Fishing.

* Local Wineries.

* Snowmobiling.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Sight Seeing.

* State Parks and Trials.

* Miniature Golf / Idlewild Park / Soakzone.

* Horse Riding.

* White Water Rafting / Boating.

Adventure Sports, Biking, Fishing, Golf, Clay Shooting, Hiking, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Rafting, Fine Dining, Shopping, Wineries, Skiing, Snowboarding, Theme Park, Zoo/Wildlife Park.

Enjoy just about every outdoor activity you can imagine. Seven Springs has a top rated golf course, a luxury spa, sporting clays course, Zipline Course, bike rentals, fine dining, shopping, UTV tours, alpine tour, rock wall, fly fishing, horseback riding, outdoor & indoor swimming pools, game room, alpine slide, paddle boat & kayak rentals, and much more. Hidden valley has many of the same fun activities. Idlewild Park and Soakzone features seven exciting theme areas and was rated the number two 'Best Kids Park' in the World by Amusement Today (kids of all ages will love Idlewild Park). Some of the top Pennsylvania wineries are located just a short drive from our cabin. And also Ohiopyle State Park has some great white water rafting and biking (approximately 35 minutes away). With Forbes State Forest right out our back door, you will be able to hike, bike, hunt, fish, snowmobile, horse ride, and much more right from the property.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Somerset, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Season Rate 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
Holiday Rate
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
Ski Season Rate 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$659
Tax Rate 11.0%

There is an additional $100 cleaning fee added to the above rates for any group over 14 people.

*Rates subject to change. HOLIDAY RATES NOT SHOWN, please contact us for pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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