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Romantic, Private, Scenic&Country Home Comforts-nearGAP, Fallingwater & Ohiopyle

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Adventure+Creature Comforts = GLAMPING! Queen bed, outdoor kitchen + mtn views

5 **** Star Reviews. At our Glamping Site - you will sleep, cook, eat, bath, relax and play in the out-of-doors with a maximum separation from nature of only one layer of tightly woven cotton duck cloth. Inside the 12' x 14' platform tent you will find a comfortable queen size bed and living space free from insects yet open to the sights and sounds of nature. In addition, there is a covered 8' x 12' deck with table and chairs. The kitchen space is well-equipped with a small refrigerator, electric lights, gas stovetop, double sink and hot & cold running water +plus, everything you will need (pans) utensils, tableware, cooking oil, salt & pepper, coffee filters, powdered creamer, sugar, etc.) to prepare meals - all under a roof but otherwise out-of-doors.

Oh, and did we mention the view!

More Details

Mona Rishel-Shissler
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
1 March, 2018

About Mona Rishel-Shissler

Bryon - middle back row and me in blue - middle front row with our kids and grandkids. We purchased Campbell Farm in 1990. For 30 years we worked as consultants restoring our log home, refurbishing all the out buildings including our - A Cottage at Campbell Farm. We continue to expand vegetable and flower gardens and enjoy sharing the property with all the wonder folks who return again and again to our cottage and now, our 'glamping' site.

Mona Rishel-Shissler purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Mona Rishel-Shissler chose Fort Hill

Bryon began thinking about building the 'glamping' site about 12 years ago when our family reunion was at a cousin's farm. Chuck and his son set up their 'trappers' tent and Bryon said, this would be a wonderful addition to our 'camping' site at the farm. He built all the structures and situated the site strategically to enjoy the great views.

What makes this cottage unique

If you want to enjoy the outdoors but aren't quite ready for camping or, have had some raining camping experiences - this site is for you. And, Bryon has been thoughtful with the placement to provide you with maximum privacy while being easily accessible.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fort Hill in Somerset County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please do not smoke or burn candles inside the tent. Secure perisable food. Campfire in stone ring only.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Clawfoot tub with handheld shower head
  • The 'comfort' station is our 'conference room' with an environmentally friendly composting toilet - NO ODER and no maintenance - REALLY - there is also a stain glass window and dutch doors ALSO - DO NOT MISS the clawfoot bathtub .... and small sink ---- bathrobes provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 12' x 14' - carpeted, Queen bed, nightstands, lamps, additional side table and large traveling trunk, games, puzzles and reference books
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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(55 traveller reviews)

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Romantic, Private, Scenic&Country Home Comforts-nearGAP, Fallingwater & Ohiopyle
average rating of 4.981818 based on 55 reviews

Staggeringly beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This was the most peaceful, luxurious camping I have ever done. Absolutely perfect place. Comfortable with unbeatable views. Billion star accommodation

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Billion star accommodation" - I love this and, because there is little light pollution - on a clear night - you will see a billion+ stars. Also, consider our cottages listed here a VRBO - A Cottage At Campbell Farm and A Woodland Cottage at Campbell Farm
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Glamping at Campbell Farm was amazing! Bryon and Mona thought of everything in the design!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time...gorgeous views, colorful birds, peace and quiet. Bryon and Mona thought of everything when they designed this beautiful oasis. You wake up to most incredible view every morning and a hot bath outdoors while the sun sets is beyond peaceful. I'd highly recommend you give Glamping @Campbell Farm a try. You'll be happy you did!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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enchanting & romantic~exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

Mona & Bryon thought of everything to create a peaceful and comfortable escape. So easy to relax in the quiet of nature, beautiful views, birds singing, even the sound of washing dishes outside was enjoyable! The property is well maintained with paths to explore and Mona offered a variety of nearby sights and attractions for us to check out! Loved, loved, loved this trip....would recommend to all!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethel Park, PA

Romantic and private! Beautiful and peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

Our best anniversary (and my birthday too!) yet! We saw birds and butterflies flitting about. Hummingbirds bickering over control of the feeder (the smaller/mean one always wins). A doe with her two fawns frolicking in the fields. A red squirrel even paid us a visit while we were rocking back and forth enjoying the sounds of nothing but nature. Oh and did I mention watching the sunset over the mountain while taking an outdoor bubble bath? So, if you are still on the fence about this place, jump and take the leap of faith, you won't regret a single minute of it! You will just have to book around my anniversary. :)

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great glamping weekend

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our glamping experience at Campbell Farm. It has everything you would need, minus food, clothes and bug spray (Thermacell's are worth the money). We had just enough lounging time and time spent on the trails, biking and caving. Our trip was damp, as it rained often, but we recommend the glamping site, caving at Laurel Caverns, lunch at the Lucky Dog Cafe and the guided tour at Fallingwater. Bring your bike if you have one, and enjoy the surroundings. We recommend using the ear plugs at night as the trains were loud at times, but didn't take away from the overall experience.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Powell, Ohio

Fabulous Destination

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful set-up and property. Perfect for a couple of day getaway.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fort Hill, USA

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £21.66
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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