"Happiness is a little fire, a little food, and an immense quiet." -Henry David Thoreau
Welcome to Oak Noggin Bed and Breakfast, located just south of Pittsburgh, PA, in the Jefferson Hills community and within a half hour drive to downtown Pittsburgh. Oak Noggin B&B is a historic log house unique and original to Southwestern Pennsylvania where guests can enjoy the entire
residence to themselves, rented to couples, individuals or families.
The private log cabin was reconstructed in the year 2000 from two original historic 200 year-old frontier homes, and provides all modern necessities. The name, Oak Noggin, refers to the materials used for the construction of the house - the logs themselves are hewn from White Oak and "noggin" is the term for the "filling" between the logs. The inn is nestled on nearly two acres and situated high on a hill overlooking a picturesque view of the rolling hills of a sheep farm.
It's been a creative endeavor of ours to provide the guest a lodging that features Early American antique and hand-crafted furnishings. There are two wood burning fireplaces. The massive stone hearth in the keeping room and the smaller fireplace in the master bedroom adds to the comfort, charm, and warm hospitality of a "home away from home," with secluded intimacy than can only be experienced at a private rental. Relax with a glass of wine and good conversation in front of a crackling fire in the hearth. Unwind and rejuvenate body and soul while soaking in a long bath in the cast iron clawfoot tub. When you are ready to turn in for the night, settle under the hand-made quilts in the 1858 rope bed and enjoy a peaceful, quiet night's slumber. A sumptuous home-cooked full breakfast is uniquely prepared and delivered to the log house in a basket in the morning. The delicious smells will ignite your appetite and get you started on your enjoyable day ahead. If weather permits, you are welcome to eat outside on either the front or back porches, and delight in the landscape of perennial and annual flower gardens.
We welcome you to visit our bed and breakfast. Enjoy the exceptional comforts of an unique Early American surrounding only a log house can provide. It is a truly remarkable setting. As innkeepers, we want your stay to be enjoyable and a memorable experience.
We hope to see you soon!
Innkeepers, Betty and Dale Graff