TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Connellsville commission approves proposal for B&B

Daily Photo Galleries

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, 12:51 a.m.
 

Connellsville Planning Commission approved a site review for a proposed bed and breakfast in the city's South Side.

The bed and breakfast would be located at 1131 S. Pittsburgh St. The owner is Susan Lewis.

Lewis wants to open the four-room bed and breakfast early next year. She said every room will have a private bathroom.

The owner-occupied bed and breakfast would be exactly 1 mile off the bike trail and has many glassworks inside.

Lewis said the house was once owned by the Fox Glass family. Because of the structure's history, Lewis chose the name Fox Castle Bed & Breakfast.

Tom Currey, the city's health and code enforcement officer, said the location is zoned for the business. A parking plan was submitted.

He said most of the work planned at the site will take place inside the building, and there were no issues with the $66,655 project.

“It's a gorgeous old late-Victorian home,” Lewis said, adding that her experience with zoning and Currey has been unbelievably easy.

Lewis said work should begin in mid-October. She plans on placing a sign in front of the building and one for parking in the back of the building.

The review must be approved by the county, as well.

The planning commission approved work for a shed and two fences, too.

Mark Hofmann is a staff writer with Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-626-3539 or mhofmann@tribweb.com.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Fayette

  1. Geibel Catholic in Connellsville again achieves national academic excellence
  2. Connellsville Redevelopment Authority has no comment on city’s letter
  3. Uniontown woman charged in robbery spree
  4. Classic car, bike show to be held at Connellsville tech center
  5. Chalk Hill’s Klay winery plays host to harvest festival
  6. Perry Township’s Layton Bridge will close for repairs
  7. Plans being finalized for the Gayle Music Festival in Connellsville
  8. Angels of Mercy stepping up efforts for new Fayette County animal shelter
  9. Another vote against blight planned in Connellsville
  10. 7 to join Connellsville foundation’s Hall of Fame
  11. Leisenring Presbyterians set monthly food distribution
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.