Tara - A Country Inn

This Civil War-era inn, circa 1854, offers old-world hospitality with modern day luxury. 


This Civil War-era inn, circa 1854, offers old-world hospitality with modern day luxury. 

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The Basics


Built in the Civil War era, the 1854 Greek Revival-style mansion offers old-world hospitality and charm, with modern-day touches. 27 luxurious guestrooms with fireplaces and jetted tubs allow our guests to refresh and escape from the world around them. Located steps away from Shenango Lake, the property features indoor and outdoor heated pools, acres of beautiful gardens, and award-winning dining. Tara is an ideal setting for romantic getaways, weddings, meetings and private parties.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Smoke-Free
  • Pub/Tavern/Bar
  • Fireplaces
  • Jetted Tubs Avail.

In the Know

  • Buhl Park, donated by Frank and Julia Buhl, has 350 acres of trails and recreational facilities, including a free golf course

  • Visit the Shenango River named "Pennsylvania River of the Year" in 2021
  • Rent a boat and kayak from Northstar Marina on Shenango Lake

Stay for the Story

This 1854 Civil-War era mansion offers old-world hospitality and history with modern-day touches. The attentive staff allows guests to escape from the world. Enjoy romantic getaways, weddings, or retreats just steps away from Shenango Lake.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy fine dining at Stonewall's Tavern

Try the handcrafted cocktails or a selection from the award winning wine list at the Atlanta Lounge

Enjoy fine Italian dining at Muscarellas Cafe

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Shop, dine and explore vibrant downtown Sharon
Explore Western PA's wine and micro-breweries
Play a round of golf (or several) on the Mercer County golf trail

Packages and Special Offers

VALID THROUGH: Jun 02 2024

Getaway Dinner Package

Stonewall’s Tavern:
Cozy and casual in an atmosphere with stone walls and hand-sewn beam ceilings, Stonewall's serves the finest in steaks, seafood, and other exceptional meals.

Tara - A Country Inn

Clark, PA

Getaway Dinner Package

VALID THROUGH: Jun 02 2024

WaterFire Sharon PA

* Picnic Dinner for Two in the backyard of Donna’s Diner
* “Best View in the City” of the Lighting Ceremony and Entertainment
* Shuttle Service to and from WaterFire
* WaterFire Sharon Commemorative Souvenir

Tara - A Country Inn

Clark, PA

WaterFire Sharon PA

Guest Reviews

Stayed there this past weekend the place is beautiful! The staff is wonderful and very pleasant. My overall experience was fantastic with one exception. Though the food was amazing everything was just warm. From my dinner to the brunch. I like my food hot. Everything seemed like it came out of the kitchen after sitting there for a while and cooling off. I had the rib dinner and those...See More

- David Bittner

Our very favorite place to stay ever!!! We have stayed many times in several different rooms and have never been disappointed. Afternoon tea/coffee is a nice treat! Guest or not.. The Sunday brunch is the best around!! We currently live over an hour away and have just come on Sunday for the brunch! We love seeing regular faces like Betsy and Debbie, who are AMAZING!! Do yourself a huge...See More

- Tonya Fields

We stayed here Friday till Saturday and it had to be the best experience I've EVER had from the minute we arrived everything was absolutely perfect polite staff especially Betsy I've NEVER seen a more polite person and to know your names like she did then our dinner in stonewalls had to be the best dinner out I've ever eaten the swimming pool was so relaxing then breakfast in...See More

- owen magargee

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 27

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Turndown Service, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings, Featherbeds

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres, Complimentary Snacks, Evening Cocktails, Room Service, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: 24 Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Restaurant On Site, Swimming Pool, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Rural, Waterfront