Scott Long ¦ Pennsylvania Commercial Real Estate Inc ¦ 412-391-3500
About This 1915 Thistledown at Seger House For Sale In Ligonier Pennsylvania
Thistledown at Seger House was built in Ligonier, PA 1915 by coal baron John Seger. Nestled in the valley at the base of the Laurel Highlands it is constructed of hand-cut red sandstone brought by rail from Lake Superior. It was home to the Seger family for many years before being sold to the local Sisters Of Charity in 1940 when it became the town hospital. It remained a hospital and subsequent surgical center up until 2011. The current owners purchased it in 2013 and through extensive and meticulous renovation, it was restored back to a house.
Striking original woodwork and grand front windows, the house also has 6 working fireplaces each with original, unique tile work from American Encaustic in OH, a green Ludowici Spanish tiled roof, three magnificent sets of stained glass windows rumored by the family to be Tiffany, an elevator, dumbwaiter, and so many more modern amenities while maintaining the historical integrity of the house.
It currently operates as a luxury boutique hotel/Inn with 8 guest rooms each with private baths, and a fully renovated carriage house. There is a large lounge area and room for a restaurant or retail on site. The town of Ligonier is a step back in time to small-town America. A true tourist destination, it’s main draw is Fort Ligonier, a fully-restored encampment from the French and Indian War, draws thousands of tourists to the Ligonier Valley each year.
There are many small shops and cafes to browse, world class golf at Laurel Valley Golf course and skiing at Seven Springs Mtn Resort. Ligonier is only 40 minutes away from Frank Lloyd Wright’s renowned Falling Water and Kentuck Knob, and 15 minutes from hiking, biking in the Laurel Highlands and numerous state parks. It is currently for sale for $1,795,000 USD.