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Tiny House - Big Farm Adventure near Pittsburgh

Tiny house hosted by Mark
4 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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Enjoy an Adventure in "Glamping" at Highland House on Pittsburgher Highland Farm. This custom built Tiny House is situated on 140 acres of rolling farmland, hills and forests, with Scottish Highland cattle and chickens. Located about 45 minutes south of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania's beautiful Laurel Highlands, there is lots to see and do both on site and nearby.

The space
"Glamping" with all the amenities of home!

Complete kitchen with stove, oven, sink and fridge. Included are pots, pans, dishes, flatware, teakettle, and a French coffee press. There are even 4 wine glasses - hey we aren't animals. The "new" Picnic Pavilion with a gas grill and picnic table, is the perfect spot for bar-b-q's in most any type of weather.

Living room sofa folds out to a very comfy double bed. A CD-Tape-Radio combo is there for some music enjoyment along with a "new" DVD player and an assortment of movies (G-PG-R). A gel mattress Queen bed is just up the folding ladder in the sleeping loft. Full bathroom with sink, shower, medicine chest, mirror, lights and composte toilet. Towels and bed linens are included.

BnB: "Breakfast". We will not be there to cook you breakfast, (as we live 45 minutes away in Pittsburgh), however we do provide a nice way to start your day. There is always coffee (regular & decaf) and tea to brew, usually some fresh fruit, a couple of fresh tasty, muffins from a local bakery, and some brown eggs from our hens. The kitchen is stocked with all the basics and more, so help yourself to what is there.

Outdoors you can relax on the deck facing rolling hills, sit by a campfire and roast some marshmallows to make S'mores (split logs, kindling and an axe are included), gaze up at the stars at night, bar-b-q on the grill and eat dinner outside at the table in the Picnic Pavilion, enjoy the Scottish Highland cattle or take the binoculars and go bird-watching.

In the shed you will find some games and toys for outdoor fun plus two bikes if you'd like to ride the nearby trails. A pair of cross country skis and two vinyl sleds are also in the shed for winter snow fun !!

Guest access
Pittsburgher Highland Farm is 140 acres of hills, trails and fun to hike, walk and explore. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the great outdoors and the coziness of "Glamping" indoors at the Tiny House.

So while you are here - take advantage of everything there is.
You can:
Hike, Bike, Walk, Bird Watch, Take Photos, Star Gaze, Picnic, Grill, Sled Ride, Build a Campfire, Roast Marshmallows, Cross Country Ski, Snow Shoe, Read a Book, Listen to Music, Watch a Movie, Get a Tan, Take a Nap - Relax and more !!

Restaurants and shopping are available nearby in New Stanton, Mount Pleasant and Greensburg.

Other things to note
Highland House is completely "off-the-grid".
Electricity is 100% Solar Powered, water is from our cistern & spring and propane fuels the heat, stove and hot water.
Running water from the cistern is great for showers and washing dishes but not so good to drink or cook with. Jugs of tap water for cooking & bottled water for drinking are provided.
Toilet is composte. Add a scoop or two of provided cedar chips and you're done.
Gentle breezes will pull through open windows. Air conditioning is not needed.
Fans in Livingroom & Loft Bedroom are provided for extra hot nights.
Highland House is pet friendly for all good doggies.
Beware:
Electric Fences surround the pastures where the Scottish Highland cattle are.
Enjoy an Adventure in "Glamping" at Highland House on Pittsburgher Highland Farm. This custom built Tiny House is situated on 140 acres of rolling farmland, hills and forests, with Scottish Highland cattle and chickens. Located about 45 minutes south of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania's beautiful Laurel Highlands, there is lots to see and do both on site and nearby.

The space
"Glamping" with all t…

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Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

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Free parking on premises
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Private entrance
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Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States

Western Pennsylvania is rich in culture and history and overflowing with opportunities for fun and excitement.

There are countless things to do in the Laurel Highlands neaby:
stunning works of architecture, charming shops and stores, historic sites and battlefields, wineries and, of course, family amusements. We are blessed to have two of Frank Lloyd Wright's designed homes, both nearby in Mill Run and open for tours: Kentuck Knob and his world famous Fallingwater.

Restaurants and shopping are available nearby in New Stanton, Mount Pleasant and Greensburg. Parks, museums and family recreation are also nearby.

Westmoreland Mall on Route 30 is a regional shopping mall in Greensburg featuring Macy's, J. C. Penney and Old Navy, along with many big box retail stores.
Big City attractions, including Sports, Theater, Concerts, Museums and Rivers Casino are only 45 minutes away in Pittsburgh.

We have four seasons of Fun ~ Plan your getaway today !
Western Pennsylvania is rich in culture and history and overflowing with opportunities for fun and excitement.

There are countless things to do in the Laurel Highlands neaby:
stunning works of…

Hosted by Mark

Joined in February 2018
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After a long white collar career in commercial real estate, I started raising Scottish Highland cattle in 2008 and doing real estate consulting work in struggling old steel towns southeast of Pittsburgh. Today I co-own (along with Dana O'Connor) Pittsburgher Highland Farm. We raise over 100 grass-fed Scottish Highland and Red Devon cattle as well as chickens and ducks on three different farms consisting of nearly 200 acres near New Stanton PA. In addition to our own beef and eggs, we also market grass-fed lamb and pastured pork that we buy from trusted fellow sustainable farmers. We added Highland House to the mix in 2014 and starting inviting folks to come enjoy what we experience every day. Having grown up on a dairy farm, this endeavor has brought me full circle. I've always liked being outdoors doing things like running, hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing and skiing, and now I get to do it every day! When not at the farm I live near Pittsburgh with my husband (also Mark) and our dog Penny. Dana, Mark and I hope you enjoy the Tiny House Big Farm Adventure. It's our goal to create a relaxing atmosphere amidst a sustainable, organic environment. We encourage all to know your food sources and know your farmers and hope that your stay with us is a step toward doing just that!
After a long white collar career in commercial real estate, I started raising Scottish Highland cattle in 2008 and doing real estate consulting work in struggling old steel towns s…
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Guests may phone or email Mark (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) with any questions or concerns. You can find Mark's info on the farm website Pittsburgher Highland Farm dot com. We do not live near the property as our home is 45 minutes away in Pittsburgh, PA.
Guests may phone or email Mark (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) with any questions or concerns. You can find Mark's info on the farm website Pittsburgher Highland Farm dot com. We…
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House rules
Check-in: 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Checkout: 12:00 p.m.
No smoking
Pets are allowed
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