This beautifully decorated apartment in the trendy East End will be a great home base for you to explore the city! Close to parks, the Zoo, museums, cool coffee shops, restaurants, and the city's major universities. Free, easily accessible parking!
Please contact me before booking to inquire about availability, and tell me a bit about yourself.
If you have a large group, I also have two other apartments at this same location (one on the first floor and one on the second floor); each one can accommodate 6, for a total of 18 in all. They are all similar in size and very beautiful.
•This apartment is ONLY for Airbnb guests – no one lives here, so there are no clothes in the closets or personal items around
•FREE on-street parking – you will always be able to find a place nearby
•It is a third floor walk-up – stairs are in an inside carpeted, heated stairwell (2 flights of stairs to the apartment)
•Private, locked separate entrance to the apartment
•2 bedrooms; each with a pillow-top Queen sized bed
•1 bathroom, with bathtub/shower, sink and toilet
•Eat-in fully equipped kitchen with gas range, refrigerator and microwave
•Large living room with flat-screen cable tv, leather couch, chairs and coffee table
•1 Full-sized Ikea futon in living room
•Wifi – wireless internet
•Individually controlled thermostat with central heat and air conditioning
•Shared large front porch and shared flat backyard
The rooms are super clean, bright and newly decorated, and are designed to provide you with a delightful place to call home during your stay in Pittsburgh. Sheets and pillowcases are 100% soft cotton, and fluffy white 100% cotton towels will make you feel like you’re at the Ritz. Extra pillows and blankets are available as well.
The apartment has wireless Internet (wifi), flat panel tv with premium cable, HBO, Starz, Cinemax, Showtime, and NFL Sports Package with NFL RedZone. There is a coin-operated washer and dryer in the basement of the house if you need them – outside entrance to the basement is at the back of the house.
I do have a port-a-crib (Graco Pack 'N Play), a Diaper Genie, a highchair and a changing table that you're welcome to use if needed.
The very comfortable living room holds a sampling of books and magazines related to Pittsburgh. Kitchen amenities include a Keurig coffee maker with coffee pods, assorted teas and hot chocolate, Brita water pitcher, full set of pots and pans, dishes, glassware and wine glasses. The bathroom has a hair dryer with diffuser, shampoo, conditioner and body wash. There is also an iron and ironing board.
The apartment is on a quiet street in the East End of Pittsburgh in an area historically called “Negley Place,” situated at the confluence of the East Liberty, Highland Park and Morningside neighborhoods. Public transportation includes frequent bus lines within a few blocks. In addition, Pittsburgh has Uber, Lyft, Zipcars and RelayRides to give you lots of options for transportation.
Some of the area highlights include (distance from apartment in parentheses):
•Highland Park (1 mile) – with its trails, green space, playgrounds and summer concerts
•Mellon, Schenley, Frick Parks – other great city parks (2-3 miles)
•Pittsburgh Zoo (1.5 miles)
•Kelly-Strayhorn Theater (1 mile)
•Pittsburgh Glass Center (1 mile)
•Bakery Square for shopping, coffee shops and restaurants (1.5 miles)
•Tazza D’Oro – one of the best independent coffee shops in Pittsburgh (1 mile)
•Highland Park restaurants and shops (1 mile)
•East Liberty Carnegie Library (1 mile)
•Whole Foods/Trader Joe’s/Giant Eagle Market District/East End Food Co-Op/Target/State Liquor Store/Restaurants/Bars in Eastside (1-2 miles)
•Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Chatham University, Carlow University, Duquesne University (2-5 miles)
•Carnegie Museums of Art, Natural History (3 miles)
•University of Pittsburgh Nationality Rooms (3 miles)
•Phipps Conservatory (3 miles)
•Frick Museum and Clayton, home of Henry Clay Frick (3 miles)
There is easy access to Downtown Pittsburgh (5 miles), Lawrenceville (3 miles), the Strip District (4 miles), Shadyside (1.5 miles), Point Breeze (3 miles), Squirrel Hill (3 miles).
Within a short distance, other places of interest include:
•Carrie Furnace tours
•Roberto Clemente Museum
•Just Ducky tours
•Carnegie Science Center
•Gateway Clipper Fleet
•Duquesne and Monongahela inclines
•Point Park and the Ft. Pitt Blockhouse
•PNC Park and Heinz Field
•Heinz History Center
•Kennywood Amusement Park
•Sandcastle Water Park
Year-round, there is no shortage of things to do in Pittsburgh. I know you’ll love it!
You have sole access to the entire third floor apartment, shared huge front porch, and coin operated washer and dryer in basement ($1.25/load in quarters - I've left some quarters for a couple of loads). Again, this apartment is ONLY used for Airbnb, so no one else's clothes are in the drawers or closets :)
Interaction with Guests
I or my representative will give you keys and show you in. I'll be available by email throughout your stay with any questions or concerns you might have. I have my own business so I may at times be unavailable in the short term, but I will respond as quickly as possible. I'm happy to give you tips on places to see, restaurants, etc. based on your interests.
I love this neighborhood because it's close to so many fun things to do. It is culturally diverse, and at the same time a calm residential neighborhood in the City.
There are several bus lines within a few blocks of the house that will take you anywhere the Port Authority goes - very convenient to the East End and downtown Pittsburgh. Uber, Lyft and Zipcars are all operating in Pittsburgh, and make getting around easy!
Other Things to Note
My check-in and check-out times may be flexible depending on other guests coming in or leaving.
There is a full-sized ironing board and iron, and a supply of laundry detergent for coin-operated laundry in basement of house (access around the back of the house).
Free, non-permit on-street parking is readily available.
Please enjoy this apartment, and treat it with respect, as you would your own home. This is not a good choice for those wanting to have loud parties. Pets and smoking are prohibited in the apartment.
The apartment more than lived up to our expectations. Victoria was there to greet us - even after bad weather delayed us for a couple of hours. She couldn't have been gracious at answering our questions, and making us a little less anxious about visiting Pittsburgh for the first time. The rooms themselves were spotless, decorated very cheerfully, and very homey-feeling. The neighborhood was convenient to everywhere we wanted to go - no more than a 20-minute drive to any destination. As our son will be attending college in Pittsburgh starting in the fall, I have a feeling we will be making a number of return visits.
Victoria's description was spot on and her recommendations on places to visit were very helpful. We enjoyed being able to come back to a place where we could prepare our own food. The kitchen is fully stocked with serving and cooking supplies. We would highly recommend this place for anyone looking to explore Pittsburgh.
Victoria met us even though our flight was late upon arriving into Pittsburgh. This was my second stay here in the last 6 months and exactly as advertised - beautiful, inviting and relaxing. Would return!
The apartment was perfect! Clean, comfortable, plenty of space to spread out, and it anything you could possibly need! The 2 weeks I spent there felt like being in a home (but a brand new one). Victoria was a SPECTACULAR host. She was so generous and welcoming and even made sure there was someone nearby when she was away on vacation. Can't recommend this spot highly enough!
Victoria met us right on time to show us around the place. She clearly thinks of everything--even the keys were well organized. The apartment was lovely, comfortable and had everything we needed for a holiday weekend in Pittsburgh. The snacks and Pittsburgh history books and magazines were an additional treat. The beds were comfy and the space worked well for a family of 4. I would highly recommend!
Victoria is a great host and staying in her home was delightful. There are many nice touches she offers like a hair dryer, coffee maker, etc. The kitchen also is fully functioning and very nice to cook in. The beds are comfortable and everything is immaculate.
She has thought of all the details that make it a nice place to have a vacation or time away.
Siamo stati ospiti di vittoria per cinque giorni . siamo stati benissimo . la casa è curata bella ed incredibilmente attrezzata . lei è stata gentilissima e disponibile . consiglio assolutamente di andare .
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I'm a researcher and consultant, and a huge Pittsburgh booster. Hosting on Airbnb is my way of sharing the charms of Pittsburgh with others. The city has a long and proud history, and has something for everyone; whether it be sporting, cultural, academic, outdoor or many other activities.
I love to travel myself, and have worked hard to make my apartments as comfortable as possible for my guests. Come and enjoy!