About this listing
Twenties charm, walk to U, Football: spend a quiet holiday at this getaway. Beautiful historic home, renovated kitchen and bath, hard wood floors, charming antique furninshings. This is a wonderful venue for weekend retreats, football fans, and anyone looking for a refined, adult getaway. No parties or bashes!
PSU professor offers short term stays for quiet and responsible guests in beautiful and well kept period home in the historic Holmes Foster district, just a ten minute walk from downtown and fifteen minutes to campus. Wood floors throughout, and plenty of pleasant outdoor space in the garden or the patios. It is very clean. You will enjoy your time in this lovingly arranged 1920s era English-cottage-style gem. A haven for an out of town visit for football games, arts fest, or academic work. Quiet block with trees, gardens and kids. Refinished hardwood floors and arty, eclectic decor. An inspiring and creative setting, yoga friendly too.
This is a three bedroom home with two stories, two full baths, and an open studio that can function as a fourth bedroom. It is childproofed. Available for sleeping are: queen bed, double bed, two twin beds, air mattress, and one (non fold out) sofa. On request, there are also a crib and toddler bed. There is a changing table.
Downstairs, there is a 40" HDMI flat screen TV with DVD and streaming available (but no cable). Living room has sofa and sitting area. There is a dining room and kitchen with modern appliances.
There is a downtown market about eight blocks away, in the downtown strip; Old Main is .9m, and the U offers shuttle buses to the stadium from nearby for football weekends. The house includes outdoor parking and wireless internet.
CAVEATS: NO SMOKING in the house at all or near entryways and windows. Pls no cigarette butts outside. No pets. NO PARTIES. Violation of any of the above will result in full forfeiture of deposit. Some of the outdoor fencing in the patio area is in need of repair and can be hazardous especially for mobile children.
Four bedrooms (one is a studio connected to the kitchen), two full baths, dining room, living room, kitchen, outdoor spaces, basement laundry area.
Interaction with guests
I will be available at short notice by text and phone.
Holmes Foster historic district. Leafy and pretty, bicycle friendly, lots of kids and young families.
Ten minute walk to town, fifteen minute walk to college mall. Three blocks from University red line shuttle with stops to all points on campus.
Other things to note
Inquire for price during non football weekends.
No loud activities, pls be cognizant of energy use, and use coasters and look after the space. No smoking inside or out, no parties, no pets. Please use caution around fencing in the outdoor patio area, as some is in need of repair.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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