Entire home/apt
4 Guests
1 Bedroom
2 Beds
Per Night
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Fully furnished and appointed apartment will be your home away from home. The large master bedroom has a king bed and a sunny walkout patio overlooking Mount Nittany. The custom kitchen has new, full-sized appliances.

walkout basement with mountain view

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: $250
Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

Spend your football, ArtsFest, or other weekend in your private getaway in quiet Centre Hills Village in this newly renovated walk-out basement apartment.

Order pizza, pasta, calzones, or subs from The Cove (half a mile away at the bottom of the hill -- they deliver!) and spend Friday night in on the king bed in the large bedroom with a movie or TV show on the large flatscreen TV.

Saturday morning, watch the sun rise over Mount Nittany as you sip your fresh-brewed coffee outside at your own patio table. If the morning is chilly, you can take in the same view through the large windows in the walk-out. Later, over breakfast, look out over the Mitchell Farm valley and Lemont and you might see the local fox and her kit against the white snow. Go for a stroll in neighboring Thompson Woods Preserve on the miles of walking trails.

On your way to the game, you might stop at Spring Creek Presbyterian Cemetery (less than 2 blocks away) to pay your respects to Joe Pa, or head straight to the Stadium. If you want to avoid the traffic you can walk through the scenic Thomson Woods Preserve and down Walnut Spring Lane to the South Atherton Shuttle on University and Easterly (just over a mile from your door). Whether walking, busing, or driving, your total trip is less than 2.5 miles.

After the festivities, return to your private entrance and enjoy preparing a late snack in the brand-new custom kitchen. Savor a Nittany Lions victory soaking in the tub in the large bathroom while you listen to the post-game show on the radio.

Sunday morning enjoy your breakfast at the kitchen bar before packing up and jumping onto 322, a quarter mile from the bottom of Squirrel Ave., for your return home.


Two private entrances with large outdoor patio with table and chairs. Use of main household's outdoor gas grill and picnic coolers available at no extra charge. Just ask.

Two off-street parking spaces.

1 large BR with king bed. Additional sleeping options -- extra twin bed and/or full airbed -- available at no extra charge. Just ask.

Enjoy our large and eclectic DVD movie collection on the DVD player. Large flatscreen TV with complimentary movies and TV shows of your choice through Apple TV. (Apple product owners may enjoy their iTunes products and Web videos on the television.) Use of main household's Nintendo Wii and video game collection is available at no extra charge. Just ask.

Complimentary high speed wireless internet.

Spacious full bathroom.

All new custom kitchen with full-sized microwave, range, stove, refrigerator-freezer, dishwasher, and walk-in pantry.

Electric baseboard heating with three zone controls.

24-hour Weis supermarket is 1.3 miles away.

Easy car access from S. Atherton St. or E. College Ave. Several CATA bus lines come within 1/2 mile. Walking path to University Ave.

Notes: Multi-weekend or season ticket discount deals are negotiable. Apartment and rental are fully permitted and inspected. This apartment has no cable TV or landline telephone. Mobile phone reception (we use AT&T) is good.

Guest Access

Guests will be provided with a key for their private entrance so you can come and go as you please. The large patio is for your exclusive use. Table and four chairs are provided on patio. If you need more chairs, just ask.

Interaction with Guests

The apartment is autonomous and private. We are happy to interact with you as much or as little as you desire. We would love to greet you upon your arrival and show you around. Or, if you prefer that we leave the key for you in a lockbox so you can show yourself around, we completely understand. Just let us know if you have a preference.

The Neighborhood

The neighborhood is quiet with little traffic. The neighbors are wonderful and friendly. In nice weather, many families go for an evening stroll along our quiet street after dinner.

Other Things to Note

In snowy weather, our gently sloping backyard is perfect for sledding. There is also a much larger and steeper sledding hill at the public park at the end of the street. We have a couple of small sleds you are welcome to borrow. Just ask!

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House Rules

Please no pets and no smoking inside. The carpet is new and light in color, so we'd appreciate it if you take off your outside shoes when you go inside.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
walkout basement with mountain view

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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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