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Slack Shack near 7 Springs & Hidden Valley - Book your ski weekend now!!

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)


Property Details

Updated: Nov 10, 2016
Chalet, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 9

Seven Springs has snow and the slopes are now open!! There's no time like now to plan a week or weekend get-away in the beautiful Laurel Mountains! Come up to ski, snow board, snow tube, or just relax with a glass of wine in front of the fireplace or by a crackling fire in the firepit. Pack up the kids and join us in the mountains for some fun.

Book your ski weekend early so you won't miss out on the fun. There are still some prime weekends to choose, but they won't last forever!

We are only a short drive from the Seven Springs Resort (2.5 miles) and Hidden Valley Four Seasons Resort (10 miles).

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A three bedroom, two bathroom well maintained private chalet centrally located on 1 wooded acre 2.5 miles from Seven Springs, 10 miles from Hidden Valley and 1 mile from Laurel Hill State Park. A beautiful stone fireplace in the living room that rises 22 feet to the peak of the cathedral ceiling invites you to enjoy a warm fire anytime there's a chill in the air. The front of the house is a wall of windows that makes it possible for you to look out on the snow of winter, the green of summer and the reds and golds of autumn. A large wrap-around deck is also available for relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the Laurel Mountains. A fire pit adds to the fun and relaxation! Circular driveway has easy dual access and room for at least 5-6 cars.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

About the Owner

We built this chalet in 1979 and it's been a labor of love ever since. We live in the Pittsburgh area, so we are able to maintain and closely monitor the property, allowing you to enjoy your time in the Laurel Highlands.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for a great weekend & the start of a new year! Everything was great & we had a blast. Can't wait to come back.
Dec 2015
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14 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)



  • 5 of 5

The Slack Shack is quite possibly the cleanest property we have stayed on through VRBO. It is only about a 5 minute ride to Seven Springs. The recent updates are lovely and we quite enjoyed the welcome bottle of wine left by the owners! Thank you for such a great stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Clean, cozy house

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Slack Shack! The house had everything we needed for our girls weekend getaway. The location was perfect, just a short drive down the road to get to Seven Springs ski resort. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Waterford, Virginia

Such Pride

  • 5 of 5

Immaculately clean. Is clear the owners take tremendous pride in their home ... Refreshing & most appreciated.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Beautiful well maintained property. Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Very nice for family getaway, kitchen has everything that you could need. Bedrooms and bathrooms very nice and clean. Just a few minutes from 7Springs Resort. We would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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We Love the Slack Shack!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a comfy, clean & cozy mountain home. I love it here! Love the lighter brighter bathrooms and bedrooms! The kitchen is fully equipped for all your cooking needs. Has a warm inviting fireplace that's perfect for those cold winter nights. Also love the tv in the master bedroom. It's just a hop skip and jump from Seven Springs! I also love that it is super close to Glade Pikes Winery!!! 🍷 This is the perfect place to relax and unwind! Definitely recommend it to everyone! Perfect place to make many beautiful memories with family and friends! Can't wait for my next visit to the Slack Shack!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good for golf getaway

  • 4 of 5

8 of us stayed for a golf weekend at Seven Springs and Hidden Valley. The house was ideally located for the weekend. The house was very comfortable and well furnished. I would recommend getting a 2nd propane tank for the grill, to ensure there is always at least one full one around. We ran out of propane while grilling our dinner and it would've been a 40 minute round trip to go into town to have it filled. It would also be nice to have a little more exterior lighting. We would've liked to be able to play cornhole/beanbags into the night, but there was not enough light to be able to do it. Other that those two minor complaints, it was a great stay, and I'd recommend the Slack Shack for others looking to get away for a golf weekend at Seven Springs.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is a second propane tank kept in the basement which is the only safe place to keep it. The basement is locked, however a call to the real estate office would have prompted them to contact us and we could have provided information allowing the tenants to be able to access the basement and the second tank. We will also investigate the possibility of placing both tanks under the grill if there is enough space to do so.
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From the Owner

The chalet is centrally located for skiing, golfing, biking, sightseeing and enjoying the two state parks located nearby. The fire pit is also a lot of fun and great for making s'mores for the kids!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Arnold Palmer Regional Airport at 29 Miles Nearest Barpub : Seven Springs Mountain Resort at 2.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Seven Springs Mountain Resort Golf Course at 2 Miles Nearest Motorway : Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 91 or Exit 110 at 14 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Seven Springs Mountain Resort at 2.5 Miles Nearest Ski : Seven Springs Mountain Resort at 2.5 Miles Car: necessary

You'll be close to Seven Springs Mountain Resort (2.5 miles), Hidden Valley Four Seasons Resort, Laurel Hill (10 miles), Laurel Hill State Park (1 mile) and Kooser State Park, Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water and Kentuck Knob, Flight 93 Memorial, Ohiopyle, Ligonier, Idlewild Park including SoakZone and Story Book Forest, Rails-to-Trails bike trails, wineries and numerous golf courses.

Spring/Summer/Fall activities include: Golfing, swimming, hiking, biking, fishing, white water rafting, horseback riding, antiquing, shopping, sightseeing and just plain relaxing!

Winter activities include: Alpine and cross-country skiing, snow boarding, snow tubing, snowmobiling, sleigh rides and much, much more.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
In Season/Winter
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Off Season/Summer/Fall
Apr 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
In Season/Winter
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Please note: No one night stays.

In Season "Holiday" rates are higher and require a minimum of 3
nights. Holiday rates apply Christmas through New Years and Martin Luther King and President's Day weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

If you're looking for something more than just a rental property, look no further. You've found it.

Property Type

  • chalet


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Resort


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 1500 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - first floor - toilet, shower, Off master bedroom
  • Bathroom 2 - 2nd floor - toilet, combination tub/shower, Bedroom #2 and #3 share this bathroom.
  • Towels provided.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 2nd floor - 1 queen, Share 2nd floor bath with bedroom 3. Ceiling fan.
  • Bedroom 3 - 2nd floor - 2 twin/ single, Share 2nd floor bath with bedroom 2. Ceiling fan.
  • Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon, Queen size sofa bed.
  • Master bedroom - first floor - 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Full bath. Sleep sofa is twin size. 32' HDTV. Ceiling fan.
  • Bed linens provided.


  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • * Fire pit available for your use. Split wood provided. * Picnic table in yard. * Snowplowing and garbage removal included. * Many updates to the bathrooms and bedrooms in 2015. * Gas fireplace installed in 2016. * New living room furniture purchased in 2016. * Well maintained and professionally cleaned.

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