Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

Lots to do, see, eat. Central location; walk to Downtown. A real Victorian 22 room home and roof deck with a City-feel!
A second double bed and private bath is available in the Loft; inquire about special pricing for Loft space if needed.

Owner's kitchen - you may share it for cooking, reading.

Owner's kitchen - you may share it for cooking, reading.

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 12:00 AM (midnight)
Check Out: 12:00 AM (midnight)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Townhouse near Allegheny Commons Park in National Register Historic District Allegheny West; minutes to downtown Pittsburgh...Allegheny General Hospital, Heinz Field and PNC Park. Near River Heritage Trail for biking and walking, free subway, museums, stadiums.

Large private 2nd floor guest room with private bath, soaking tub, double bed, dresser, refrigerator, microwave, kitchenette, desk. Wi-Fi, Access to house kitchen, living room, weight room, secure lock, self-controlled heat, two roof decks. House built in 1870; had alcohol still in attic during Prohibition and shooting gallery in basement; quirky layout; eclectic furnishings; homemade soups, many kinds of teas; breakfast/sandwich shoppe next door; Thai quality restaurant nearby.

Free subway to downtown Pittsburgh or walk in 15 minutes. Churches near-by. Use of washer, dryer, bicycles in summer;
Owner is retired quiet guy and Duquesne University grad who is very active in historic preservation, lives simply, plays racquetball, hikes & bikes, meditates, makes super soup!

Nearby is Andy Warhol Museum, churches, Mattress Factory Museum, Carnegie Science Center, WWII Submarine on Ohio River, Rivers Casino, Children's Museum, Heinz Field, YMCA, historic walking tours, restored Victorian homes and gardens, Lake Elizabeth, National Aviary, Pirates (PNC) Park, Monterrey Cafe Irish Pub.

All local Interstates converge nearby so access by vehicle is easy. If available owner offers prearranged ride from and to airport.

Guest Access

KITCHENETTE in guest room. Washer and dryer. Roof deck overlooking Allegheny Commons Park and City Skyline. A second double bed/guest room is available ; inquire about special pricing.

Interaction with Guests

I personally welcome guests and am available for questions and directions around City. I'm available by cell phone at all times and live on the premises.

The Neighborhood

Nice public park and enjoyable neighbors! Our Allegheny West neighborhood boasts lots of trees and historic brick sidewalks, 19th Century architecture, walking distance to Downtown and many museums and restaurants/cafes!

Getting Around

Subway is free and nearby.
You may call LYFT or UBER to arrange inexpensive ride from airport or around town. They offer transport which is very inexpensive. You can walk Downtown in 20 minutes.

Other Things to Note

The minimum stay is two nights. Friday and Saturday rates are the same as weekday rates. A second double bed is available in the Loft; inquire about special pricing for the second double bed in the Loft.

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House Rules

Prefer no air fresheners or heavy cologne/perfume. No smokers. Guests may use the house kitchen and laundry and clean up after themselves. Keep personal effects in guest room. Keep loud sounds down between 11 PM to 8 AM. Additional overnight guests permitted with prearrangement. Guests will keep house door locked securely and close windows in room when going out (because of possible rain). Free parking for autos is done with parking permit nearby. Host can help with directions and nice places to visit. This is someone's home and you are a very special guest!

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

30 nights minimum stay
Good sleeping!

Good sleeping!

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About the Host, Jack

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Member since January 2013


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