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Riverfront Retreat, Tidioute 7nts@ 100$/nt

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type cottage


About the property

1 bedroom 1 bath, Sleeps 4

For the adventurous spirit, our river front cottage is nestled on the banks of the Allegheny River-- perfect for boating, floating, fishing and hunting. You will love to just sit back and watch the river roll by.

At the cottage, we offer more than just a vacation getaway. We offer the opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in nature's wonders -- to wake to the sound of songbirds, watch the eagles fly and end the day with the pop and crackle of a campfire, to feel the cool river ripples, to breathe in fresh mountain air and hunt or fish in the Allegheny National Forest. Our Riverfront Retreat is an escape from the ordinary.

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Gretta Beck
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Gretta Beck

We enjoy the cold Steeler season that Pittsburgh, Pa. has to offer but after the season is over we cant wait to take some time off and escape to the riverbanks of the Allegheny. Tidioute offers the best of both worlds. Relaxed river front living which include fishing and hunting on the nearby state game lands. Plus a great place to have family and friends over for a summers day full of fun!!

Gretta Beck purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Gretta Beck chose Tidioute

We purchased this property mainly based on location: only a mile down the road from State Game lands, water front and Tidioute's quiet small town atmosphere.

What makes this cottage unique

The home sleeps 4 comfortably. We enjoy setting tents up down by the river for bon fires, cooking out and listening to the frogs at night. We love to see the turtles sun themselves in the morning the bank and if you are lucky enough to see baby turtles hatch from their nests buried in the yard.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for everything. We really appreciated the wine and chocolates. It was such a wonderful surprise, especially since we can never seem to adjust to Pennsylvania's liquor laws and all the stores were closed as we drove in!

We'd love to come back again, You have a truly lovely place.
Oct 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tidioute in Warren County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • 1 full bathroom- Instant hot water
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , sofa bed and air mattress for addional guests
  • Queen sized bed w/ ceiling fans and flat screen cable TV. Tenting space is available for more then 4 people
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
**Guests can also take advantage of a 25.00/per truck load of wood at Shaffer’s Lumber approx. 7miles from the home. (You haul) *** Tidioute does not have garbage pick up - the garbage is removed by the guest *** PLEASE NOTE THIS HOME SLEEPS 4 GUESTS TOTAL- this home is in a neighbor hood mixed with camps- EVERYONE LIKES TO BLOW OFF SOME STEAM FROM TIME TO TIME BUT I STRICTLY ENFORECE THAT YOU NOT PLAY LOUD MUSIC AND CAUSE DISTURBANCES FOR THE YEAR AROUND RESIDENTS LATE AT NIGHT. I HAVE A ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY AND WILL ASK YOU TO LEAVE IF THERE IS A COMPLAINT. *** THINK BEFORE YOU BOOK


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Riverfront Retreat, Tidioute 7nts@ 100$/nt
average rating of 4.810811 based on 40 reviews

Beautiful, well maintained.

  • 4 of 5

A wonderful, peaceful setting.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Had great time will stay again

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay for the weekend. Everything was organized. Instructions were clear in email communication. All the appliances worked well including heating units water heater and kitchen appliances. Very quit location on the water. Internet worked well also. I would recommend this place to others looking for a quiet trip.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We enjoyed having you - and would love for you to Stay with us again
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Cute and Clean and wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to escape.

Love LoVe LOVE !!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect little river get away in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I absolutely loved Gretta's cabin. It was clean, as pictured, and absolutely relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are glad you liked it. See you next year!!
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Clearwater, FL

Cozy cottage with all the modern amenities!

  • 5 of 5

This was a comfortable cottage equipped with everything you need to enjoy a wonderful vacation. From the sirrius radio to the fire pit and swing you are surrounded by nature. Gretta provided all the information you needed prior to your stay and was very responsive during our stay. If you are looking for relaxing getaway far from the hussle of everyday life, this is the place for you!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and we are glad you enjoyed your home away from home. We hope to see you next year! More property upgrades coming!!
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Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Tidioute offers several bars including a VFW post
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Hunter Station Golf course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Historical OC&T railroad in Titusville
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
State route 62
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Tidioute has several diners
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Peak n Peak Ski resort
Car: necessary

Tidioute (tiddy-oot), is an Iroquois word meaning 'protrusion of land.' The Allegheny River makes a sharp bend here creating a near-peninsula within the river valley. Access to the Allegheny River is available from a boat launch and a 5 mile non-motorized riverside Recreation Trek both located in the heart of town. Home of the worlds' first natural 'flowing' oil well, used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes. After the discovery of oil in Titusville, Tidioute became a booming oil center and the birthplace of Standard Oil. Oil millionaires, railroads and wealth followed leaving a legacy of Victorian-era mansions. For the last 48 years; Tidioute has hosted the PA. State Championship Fishing Tournament held annually the last weekend in September.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £41.88
Refundable Damage Deposit £76.14

Check in @ 3pm & Check out @ 11am.
Please plan your travel time accordingly as we cannot offer early check-ins. (We are busy getting ready for you!)
• Must be 21 to book the home.
Cabin pricing is based on four people - additional guests are welcome to set up tents $15/per person
Garbage/Trash: You are responsible for taking your trash home with you. we can arrange to remove your garbage at 15$ extra charge
Fire wood is provided at no extra cost

*******************BOOK NOW for our local events!!
2016 Tidioute and surrounding area EVENTS
7th Annual Dice Ride @ Hickory Wilderness Ranch June 18, 2016
Battle on Bull Mountain Rodeo July 2 & 3rd 2016
Warren 4th of July Celebration
7th Annual Trail Challenge at Hickory Creek Wilderness Ranch July 16 2016
Allegheny Mt.Championship Rodeo Flying W Ranch July 23 2016
Tidioute WWII Reenactment Aug 6th 2016
Tionesta Indian Festival Aug 6-15th 2016
Wilderness Ranch Areana Challenge August 20th 2016
Warren County Fair Aug 12-16 2016
Pa State Championship Fishing Tournament Sept 24-26th 2016 Tidioute parade and rides
Sherman Memorial Lighthouse tours - Tionesta call Jim McGuire 814-755-3672

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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