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 (as per Google Maps):
- 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 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
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 insist on using the 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.
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 w/a closet.
There is a space for 1 car in our secluded 2-car internal parking garage available for
Individually-controlled heat and AC. Free WI-FI .
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 iron
& ironing board and a basic set of hand tools for emergency repairs.
Sorry, no pets are allowed in this loft.
Both the loft and the garage are a smoke-free zone.
Bedroom #1 has a queen size bed w/memory foam mattress flanked by matching night
tables and night lights, closet, reading nook w/a 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 double-person futon, a night table w/a lamp plus a closet.
In the living room there is also an additional leather futon which opens up to 5 ft x 6 ft and comfortably sleeps
The window overlooks the far vista of the city eastern neighborhoods.
Linens are provided.
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.
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, bakeware, cooking utensils & cutlery), as well as dinnerware,
glassware & utensils provided.
Whether you fancy a 3-course dinner, a morning cappuccino or a margerita at sundownall
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.
The kitchen widow overlooks distant hills of eastern neighborhoods.
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 full-length futon
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
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 anymore custom-tailored advice for
All the artworks in the loft (except for the masks) were created by us. If you are
interested in any piece please don't hesitate to ask.
Hope to see you soon!