Escape to the enchanting Lodge at Glendorn for your next getaway, where you can cozy up by the fire or go fly fishing. You’ll definitely become part of the family during your stay at this elegant estate which was originally purchased as a retreat for the Dorn family in 1927. The current owner, who is committed to keeping the history alive in this comfortable yet chic property, has invested in extensive renovations to ensure the highest quality of customer care. From a romantic stay to family-friendly excursions, Glendorn, part of the Relais & Châteaux collection, is one of Northwest Pennsylvania’s most unique properties.
Have some fun fly-fishing on three trout ponds – their chef will even prepare any fresh catches you catch! At Glendorn, you can get your paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing on! The whole family can also partake in hiking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, outdoor campfires, yard games and even skiing in the winter. Situated on more than 1,500 acres there are plenty of outdoor options for everyone, and all non-guided activities are included in your stay. However, they can also arrange private adventures and custom programs for you or your group.
Relax in one of their rustic yet elegantly appointed cabins with all the comforts of home – only chicer! With four bedrooms and four baths, plus a spacious living room and even a sleeping swing so you can enjoy views of the stunning Skipper Lake, John’s Cabin, is perfect for the whole family!
For the ultimate relaxing retreat, book The Roost, which is accessed by an arched-stone footbridge over the Fuller Brook stream, guaranteeing an intimate and idyllic getaway. For a family reunion or large group trips, the renovated Richard’s Cabin, comprised of outdoor beds, wicker furniture, a screened porch, wet bar, kitchenette and additional bedrooms with private baths, has enough space for everyone to sprawl out in style. If you really want to get away from it all, the Forest Hideout, located at the top of one of Glendorn’s hills in the middle of hardwood forests, is the perfect hideaway.
If you want to sleep in a space steeped in history, the log-and-plank sided Miller Cabin, which dates back to 1927, allows you to sit back and relax on their screened porch with Old Hickory furniture. The cabin also offers a daybed and living area where you can lounge out after a full day of exciting expeditions.
You’ll be overjoyed when you book the Overlook, which provides more modern amenities, including a private bath with jetted tub. Live the luxe life at the Loft, a four-bedroom cabin with en-suite private bathrooms, and even a billiard table and game area, so you can let loose after a long but fun day at this remote retreat.
Other great options for a historic feeling home away from home include Jill’s Cabin, with a chestnut paneled king-size bedroom, as well as Clayt’s Cabin, and The Hutch, where you will find yourself surrounded by ancient Hemlock trees. Get your glamping on at the Guesthouse, where you can ready your rod on Skipper Lake right outside your door.
Their Main Lodge accommodations feature four distinct rooms and suites, including the Dorn Suite, the Green Suite, the Redwood Room and the Balcony Room, all of which feature fashionable new furnishings and detailed décor, from redwood paneling to George Edwards lithographs, and even a wood-burning fireplace adorned with 18th century Dutch tiles.
Savor delectable dishes in a charming setting at this luxurious lodge. Executive Chef Katelyn Bergevin serves up farm-to-table meals while utilizing classic French techniques. If you get hungry between fishing and hiking, the staff will even prepare a homemade picnic lunch with the season’s freshest ingredients.
In addition to their a la carte menu, they also offer a four-course prix-fixe dinner menu which will take your taste buds on a culinary adventure. After all, their chefs incorporate a variety of herbs, flowers and dozens of varieties of vegetables – you’ve never had fine food this fresh before! With over 350 signature selections in their wine cellar, including special vintages from Pennsylvania, you can cheers to a great trip! You can even start your enchanting evening with cocktails on their terrace or in the Billiard Room. The lodge also offers a varied selection of choice handmade cigars.
Take in the scenery – and hopefully some fish – aboard heir 18’ Starcarft Jet Boat. With three miles of privately managed trout angling, both advanced fly fishers and novices alike will have fun!
You’ll free as free as a bird while birdwatching on the Clarion and Allegheny Rivers on one of their Clakacraft Drift Boats. With a variety of upland bird hunting programs, you can choose from pheasant, wild turkey and woodcock. You can even enjoy the fruits of your labor with a feast prepared by their Executive Chef who will cook up your bird in the comfort of your own cabin.
The tranquil landscape of Glendorn has made them a popular spot for trap, skeet and compact sporting clays shooting. Their trap house even has a restroom, built-in grill, fireplace, redwood gun racks and gun cleaning station. They also offer lessons using Beretta shotguns.
With the winter months approaching, you can take advantage of their winter sports, including cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Their swimming pool, which dates back to the 1920s, was the first outdoor heated swimming pool in the state of Pennsylvania. You can also play a game Bocce Ball, or relax with a private yoga session before your next adventure!
Find inner peace and tranquility at The Forest Spa, where their services are meant to promote wellness and relaxation. This serene spa utilizes seasonally foraged ingredients from their own forest – you can even forage for yourself! From organic facials to body treatments, massages and other signature services, you can sit back and relax amidst a wood-burning fireplace and private rain showers.
Say I do to hosting your wedding at the charming yet glamorous Glendorn! Choose between the Big House, Bondieu Lake, the historic Roost Courtyard or the large terrace at Hideout. Spend the most memorable moment of your life on their Sun Porch – your party can even enjoy s’mores and champagne on Skipper Lake post-reception!
From a family retreat to a business meeting, Glendorn brings on the fun!