The SpaceWelcome to our home, your home away from home. We simply just want to make your stay an enjoyable one with us. We're flexible to most of your short term needs and we can rent one room, two rooms or even the entire house, depending on the size of your group. If your needs are for the entire house, we need to know that in advance, prices vary as is true for availability. Otherwise, this rental charge is per individual twin rooms and/or couple per king size bedroom. We've tried to provide all the necessities you might require for your day to day living and during your visit, as we look forward to your returning on your next visit to our community, choosing us for all of your future needs. In case you have not figured it out by now, his is a four bedroom house with two twin bedrooms and two king bedrooms. House holds a total of six guests comfortably. Please note additional fees apply for more than one room requested. Our entire facility is clean, bedrooms are individually keyed for your privacy with shared use of a fully equipped & clean kitchen, living room, entertainment room, use and access to two clean and deodorized bathrooms, with front and back porches and a yard. There's also a laundry facility on site as well, for your added convenience. We simply ask that you don't lock your key in your room and/or then blame your stupidity on your host, please be thoughtful and not critical, I will follow your lead. Not only will you find yourself inconvenienced, but the host as well as we don't live on site most of the time. Our goal is to be kind and respectful to you and you reciprocate that respect. Guest AccessOur preferred access to the facility is via the kitchen entrance. Parking area is just outside that entrance with parking for up to 6 cars. Front and back porches and a yard for your smoking pleasure. Motion lights for your visibility, safety and security. Interaction with GuestsI am the other half of this rental property adventure who loves interacting and meeting new people. I am and can be both outgoing as well as reserved, depending on your personality. All judgments are a matter of your opinions, we all have opinions. It's all about personalities, your interaction with all things new and/or different. If you're an outgoing, pleasant, friendly, positive and respectful type of personality of others, I know we'll get along just fine. We offer you your privacy at the same time assistance in helping you in navigating about town, if needed. We simply just want to make your stay an enjoyable one with us and we look forward to your returning on your next visit to our community, as we value the comfort and interactions of all of our guests. We do not live on site, but, there is always someone there to assist, advise and address your concerns. Just keeping it real! The NeighborhoodOur location is close to the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts as well as easy access to the Regional Campus. If transportation is needed, it's just outside your front door to help assist you in getting across town. The Weather Discovery Center, a learning center is a hands-on facility with weather related activities. Amish Country with unique shopping and the well known Wingate Winery in Smicksburg, PA only about 20 minutes away. Barclay Square, antique shops, Civic Center and YES, the home of the infamous Punxsutawney Phil at our local library. Our home is less than 2 miles from Gobbler's Knob we are actually on the route. Local restaurants, just to name a few, Frank's Star Lunch, Nick's Corner Lunch, Tres Amigos, Mary's Place, Neko's, The New Anchor Inn, Laska's Pizza, Punxsy Phil's Family Restaurant, Gimmicks, Lilly's, Pasquale's Italian Restaurant, Punxsy Pizza and so many more.
We are also just 13 miles from the Smicksburg Country Store just under a 30 minute drive and 30 minutes drive to DuBois, PA.
We are 20 minutes away from Historic Brookville, PA and only 40 minutes drive to/from Clarion, PA, the home of the Clarion Golden Eagles which is west of us. We also serve the community at large for graduation ceremonies within reach to both campus' if housing is needed for the IUP Culinary Arts programs/ceremonies as well as IUP Indiana which is also a 40 minute drive the home of the IUP Crimson Hawks. Mapping other locations and/or getting directions should not be difficult through various apps available via your smartphone(s). Getting AroundLocal bus transportation, although somewhat limited in their hours of operation, but you can catch it just a few steps outside our front door. Your best way of getting around town as always, would be your personal vehicle. Other Things to NoteWe have four bedrooms generally available, so please inquire regarding availability, when in doubt. Calendar may not always reflect availability, therefore, please always direct any questions and/or concerns to our immediate attention. We have often housed two families at the same time, availability for six within four bedrooms, depending on the family relationships.
We are not just the home of the famous Punxsutawney Phil, we also the home for IUP Culinary Arts and the IUP @ Punxsutawney Regional Campus. We are also 13 miles and just a 20 minute drive to Downtown Smicksburg, PA. Amish Country.
We offer affordable accommodations in a comfortable cozy home for your stay with us, whether it's one night or one week. It is our desire that you feel right at home during all of your stay with us.
We offer a clean home with all working appliances, in a wonderful, friendly and safe neighborhood with plenty of off-street parking.
We offer access to a kitchen to help in preparing your own meals at a cost that's affordable, but we do require for you and/or your companion to clean up after yourselves. We want your experience to be a positive one, so check us out and decide for yourself.
BTW: We are a pet-free and a smoke-free facility. Smoking is permitted outdoors, only.