We stayed at the Duncan House in August 2009. We've always loved Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture, so it was fascinating to eat and sleep in one of his homes. The house is plain compared to Fallingwater, but still has some signature Wright touches, such as the extensive use of wood and stone.
A few caveats: One, make sure you have excellent directions, because it's easy to get lost. Two, there's nothing else within about a 15-minute drive. We had envisioned walking in the woods, but it was FULL of mosquitoes when we were there, so we stayed in the house. Three, even though it's air-conditioned, it's not particularly cool -- probably not a big deal unless you happen to stay on a warm, humid night, as we did. Four, the house smelled musty to us. We're quite sensitive to smells of any kind, so the average family might not notice this as much as we did.
We did a chef-delivered dinner from Treetops restaurant, and it was excellent -- the food was a little cool upon arrival, but we heated it in our microwave and enjoyed it at the dining table. I don't know that you'd want to drive to an off-site restaurant after dark; the last few miles of road to Duncan House is winding and goes from small country road to gravel.
It's about 30 minutes from Duncan House to Fallingwater, which is an absolute don't-miss for any architecture fan. Nearby Ohiopyle Park also is lovely; you can rent bikes or kayaks depending on your tastes (or just take a walk in the woods).
Overall, Duncan House is a unique accommodation, but perhaps not one you would stay in more than once.
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