WPC Property Listings

The sale of property is subject to final approval by the Board of Directors of the WPC.


115 acres, Cook Township, Westmoreland County

This property is located along the headwaters of Loyalhanna Creek in the scenic Ligonier Valley, and features a three-bedroom home, historic log house and barn. The property includes 2,500 feet of frontage on the main stem of the creek and features 40 acres of cleared land, most recently used for the grazing of cattle.

The property also includes 50 acres of mature hardwoods, including oak, hickory and cherry. Wetland habitat along Loyalhanna Creek is ideal for viewing a wide variety of wildlife. The property is adjacent to a 172-acre farm that was protected by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy in 2008 through an agricultural easement. It is also in close proximity to over 3,000 acres of land in the Loyalhanna Creek watershed protected through WPC conservation easements.

The three-bedroom home was renovated in 2001 and features a modern design, high-efficiency propane furnace and in-floor heat, commercial-grade appliances, handmade cabinets and an open concept floorplan with ample natural light. The log house has great potential as a guest home.

The natural features of this property will be protected through a conservation easement to be held by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. If you wish to visit the property, please contact WPC Land Protection Manager Matt Marusiak at 814-776-1114.

Follow the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the Donegal exit. Turn left after the exit onto PA Route 31 East. Follow Route 31 East one-half mile to PA Route 711. Turn left onto Route 711 North. Follow Route 711 North four miles to the village of Shahlstown. In Stahlstown, turn right onto PA Route 130 East. Follow Route 130 East one-half mile to Willow Farm Drive. Turn right onto Willow Farm Drive and follow the lane to the house, log house and barn.

Map of the property

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