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2 Br Urban Loft 1.1 Mi To Downtown Pittsburgh, Scenic City Views, Private Garage

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Unique Architecture & Cool Features, Walking Distance to Many Attractions

An unique urban loft within walking distance to the heart of Pittsburgh's entertainment, for arts- and sports-lovers alike.

Huge skylight, wood-burning fireplace, great view of the downtown skyline are just a few nice features of this space.

Hello & welcome to our loft!

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

We are in the North Side of Pittsburgh, right across the river from Downtown & the Strip District, in an urban neighborhood currently on the rise.

We are within walking distance to many places of interest Pittsburgh has to offer- here are some details (according to (website hidden)):

- to Downtown: 1.1 miles/ a 22 minutes walk

- to Heinz Field (the football stadium): 1.44 miles, a 34 minutes walk

- to PNC Park (the baseball field): 1.0 mile; 20 minutes walk

- to Consol Energy Center (the hockey stadium): 1.6 mi; 33 minutes walk

- to Carnegie Science Center: 1.7 miles; a 34 minutes walk

- to Children’s Museum: 0.7 miles, a 15 minutes walk

- to National Aviary: 0.9 miles, an 18 minutes walk

- to Andy Warhol Museum: 0.8 miles, a 17 minutes walk

- to David L. Lawrence Convention Center-1.2 miles/ a 25 mins walk

- to Greyhound Bus Station & Amtrak Train Station: 1.1 miles/ a 22 mins walk

So you see that you can just put on your walking shoes, leave your car safely parked in our private garage and go exploring. The hiking/biking path which leads to the stadiums, Carnegie Science Center & Downtown is part of 3 Rivers Heritage Trail, which goes right along the Allegheny River and offers some of the most beautiful scenic views of the city.

If you need to use public transportation- we are located on major bus lines and the bus stops are approx. 50 yards from the building.

If you prefer using a car we are located a short block away from Interstate I-279 and a block away from PA Rt.28, both of which are major routes leading into & out of the city.

Our loft occupies the second floor of a post-industrial building and has great views of the city skyline and surrounding neighborhoods.

OUR SPACE

The loft has a free-flow layout, with 2 separate bedrooms, bathroom, open dine-in kitchen, large open living/ dining/ entertaining area with an oversized 7ft x 11ft skylight (equipped w/remotely operating blinds) and a front hall with a closet.

There is a space for 1 car in our secluded 2-car internal parking garage available for guests’ use.

Individually-controlled heat and AC. Free WI-FI (FIOS).

All floors are carpeted, except for the kitchen & the bathroom.

There is a washer/dryer combination in the loft available for guests’ use, as well as an iron & ironing board. A starter supply of dish washing soap (both for hand- and machine wash) as well as laundry detergent and dryer sheets is also provided for guests.

Sorry, no pets are allowed in this loft.

Both the loft and the garage are smoke-free zones.

BEDROOMS.

Bedroom #1 has a queen size bed w/memory foam mattress flanked by matching night tables and night lights, closet, reading nook w/ chair & small table and a wood-burning fireplace. It’s a double sided fireplace- the other side opens to the living room.

The two windows have a spectacular view of the city skyline.

Bedroom #2 has a Full/Queen size futon which comfortably sleeps two persons, 2 night tables w/lamps plus a closet.

Linens are provided.

BATHROOM.

Double width shower stall with twin seats, sink, toilet, storage cabinet.

Starter supplies of soap, shampoo & conditioner, toothpaste and toilet paper provided.

Towels provided. There’s also a hair dryer for guests’ use.

KITCHEN.

It was recently updated with new cabinets and refrigerator and is fully equipped with: stove w/electric hood, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, toaster, coffee maker, cappuccino maker, coffee grinder, electric kettle, blender, George Foreman grill/panini press, rice cooker/food steamer, slow cooker, electric food chopper.

Cookware (pots, pans, bake-ware, cooking utensils & cutlery), as well as dinnerware, glassware & utensils provided.

Whether you fancy a 3-course dinner, a morning cappuccino or a Margerita at sundown- all you’ll need to get- are just the ingredients.

And just in case- we always keep a starter supply of coffee, tea & sugar around.

The kitchen has a dining area with a table & 4 chairs plus additional 2 stools.

LIVING ROOM.

With its almost full wall-length window overlooking the scenic panorama of downtown Pittsburgh, wood-burning fireplace and a flat-screen TV it offers quite a dilemma: “What to watch?”

Whichever you choose, the 2 leather chairs w/matching ottomans and a leather futon which opens up to 5 ft x 6 ft and comfortably sleeps two will surely provide a comfortable seating/lounging option.

THE LOUNGING AREA

Partially separated from the kitchen and the living room by half-walls this area is located directly under the central skylight and as for the possibilities of use- sky is (literally) the limit.

There’s a square table w/4 chairs- perfect for sipping that morning coffee while basking in the sunlight, or for a romantic dinner under the stars.

Between the lounging area and the front hall there’s an open space perfect for exercise or yoga. We have a yoga mat available for guests’ use.

We have happily lived in this loft for over 10 years and will gladly share our experience and advice with you. We also try to provide our guests with directions, recommendations, written reviews etc., especially folks from out-of-town, who have never visited Pittsburgh. If you have any questions or need advice please do not hesitate to ask.

And please, make sure to examine all the enclosed photos and read the entire listing, especially the part about house rules, policies etc.-first. So often we are asked to explain details which are already clearly stated and/or shown in photos in the listing.

To ensure a good & trustful relationship we like to learn a little about our guests and the goals and expectations they have for the visit prior to accepting a booking. This also helps us come up with possible recommendations and some custom-tailored advice for your stay.

IMPORTANT- PLEASE NOTE:

The person renting our place has to be over 21 years of age and will be legally responsible for the other guests in the group.

Hope to see you soon!

More Details

Owner
Eva Carter
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Polish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in East Allegheny in Pittsburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen size bed w/memory foam mattress.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • There is additional futon in the Living Room. Leather futon opens to 5'x6' sleeping surface, sleeps 2.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

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2 Br Urban Loft 1.1 Mi To Downtown Pittsburgh, Scenic City Views, Private Garage
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
5

Cozy, quaint, colorful, and accommodating

  • 5 of 5

Our hosts were very nice and accommodating! Loved chatting when we arrived. The location was comfortable, cozy, colorful, and felt like I could live there. We rented 2 separate places in that neighborhood as a group for a conference and everyone was happy. I enjoyed walking over the bridge and the city view. I highly recommend Eva & Ben!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for Sporting events.

  • 5 of 5

Great owners and great value

  • Review Submitted: 18-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eva and Ben's apartments are a great home base for exploring Pittsburgh.

  • 4 of 5

The accommodations are spacious and well equip. Located in German town, walking distance to the Penn Brewery, the strip district and Heinz Feild.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location!!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable loft in a great location. Eva is super accommodating and helpful making our stay that much better. Will return and stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect, perfect, perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful stay with my family in Pittsburgh to celebrate my daughters college graduation. The loft was beautiful and in a great, easily accessible location. Couldn't have been a better trip.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very cool loft

  • 5 of 5

Loft is very unique - trendy kind of style - makes you feel like a loft in soho but affordable. Location - Location - Location. No need to rent a car it's walking distance or $5 Uber to anywhere in downtown

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

PNC Park
Baseball stadium. ! mi./ 20 mins nice walk from our loft.
Duquesne Incline
Historical incline to Mount Washington. From there one can see the most beautiful views of P...
Heinz Field
Football stadium. 1.5 mi/ a 29 mins nice walk form our loft.
Market Square
Downtown Pittsburgh- a n eclectic architectural mix. Bars, restaurants & specialty food stores.
Andy Warhol Museum
Pittsburgh is very proud of its native Andy Warhol. The museum presents not only Warhol's wo...
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
A part of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the name says it all.
Mount Washington
A tall mountain overlooking the city and offering the best views of the area. Scenic overloo...
Cathedral of Learning
National Aviary
For birds lovers of all ages.
Pittsburgh's North Shore
Beautiful trail to hike or bike along the Allegheny River, overlooks the downtown, home to t...
Strip District
An unique section of the city filled with specialty shops, street vendors, stylish yet inexp...
Rivers Casino
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
DeLuca's Diner
In The Strip, about 1 mi. walk from our door. Well known brunch place, traditional cuisine- ...
Jerome Bettis' Grille 36
Famous local sports bar.
Brillobox
Food & live music.
Primanti Brothers
Famous for its sandwiches, Primanti is open around the clock so it's a rescue place for hung...
Mattress Factory Museum
Contemporary art galleries located in the converted mattress factory. Highly recommended!
Roberto clemente Bridge
Robert Wholey's
The best fresh fish market in Pittsburgh. Also famous for their humongous fried fish sandwic...
Round Corner Cantina
Nice atmosphere, affordable, recommended!
Meat & Potatoes
Sonoma Grille
Six Penn
Carnegie Science Center
For all ages. Great place! Includes Omnimax and tour of the USS Reqin Submarine, docked on t...
Carnegie Museum of Art
Sushi Kim Restaurant
One of the best tasting yet affordable sushi places in Pittsburgh. About 0.9 mi walk from ou...
Allegheny General Hospital
The closest hospital to our loft (only about 0.5 mi away. Also one of the ingest & the best ...
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
For kids & kids at heart. Only 1 mi./ a 17 mins walk from our doorstep. Easy parking.
Consol Energy Center
Hockey arena. Where Penguins roam. 1.9 mi/ a 37 mins walk from our loft.
Church Brew Works
For beer enthusiasts. Traditional food, great atmosphere. Located in a converted church.
Nicky's Thai Kitchen
Delicious & affordable Thai food. Great atmosphere & decor. Don't forget to check out the be...
Kayak Pittsburgh
A kayak rental place, about 1.1 mi. from our loft.
Kaya
Delicious eclectic ethnic food, nice-size portions, reasonably priced. Great atmosphere & de...
Bistro-To-Go
Delicious & affordable food, casual atmosphere and beautiful eclectic setting. Nice outdoor ...
Priory Fine Pastries
Yummm! Mostly to go but there are few casual seatings. A few short blocks away from our door...
Giant Eagle
The closest food supermarket. Under a mile away from our place.
Rite Aid Pharmacy
The closest pharmacy. A couple of short blocks away from our loft (a 4 mins walk).
Mueller's Hardware Inc.
The closest hardware store. A few short blocks away from us ( a 5 mins walk).
Kasunick's Distributing
The closest beer distributor- a source for beer to go. A few short blocks away from our place.
Wine & Spirits Stores
The closest liquor store. A few short blocks away from our loft.
Max's Allegheny Tavern
Nice atmosphere, German cuisine. An easy few-blocks walk from our place.
James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy
Live jazz & good food. A few blocks walk from our loft.
Legends of The North Shore
Oriental Buffet
Sushi Tomo
One of the best sushi places in town. Nice atmosphere. Recommended!
Cultural District
All things culture: music halls, theaters, galleries, fancy restaurants. Take a stroll!
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Local convention center. Approx. 1.2mi/ a 25 mins walk from our loft.
Omni William Penn Hotel
A historical hotel- currently a place for many seminars etc.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pamela's Diner
Well known local brunch place- pancakes & such. Expect long, yet fast moving line. CASH ONLY!
Greyhound
Bus station.
Pittsburgh Amtrak Station (PGH)
Pittsburgh International Airport
Nearest Airport
20.1 Miles
Pittsburgh International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Penn Brewery
Nearest Train
1.1 Miles
Amtrak Train Station
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
I-279
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Bistro To Go
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £53.27 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

• IMPORTANT:
THE PERSON RENTING OUR PLACE HAS TO BE OVER 21 YEARS OF AGE AND WILL BE LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE OTHER GUESTS IN THE GROUP.
• Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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