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18th Century Restored Farmhouse-Strasburg-Lancaster County-Amish Neighbors-5star

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The Homeplace at Trailcrest Farm is located in a safe, rural neighborhood!

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Last updated: 03/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Lancaster farmhouse description

Make your vacation or visit to Lancaster County a truly unique experience by staying in a restored 18th Century farmhouse!

The Homeplace at Trailcrest Farm is located on a quiet country road less than a mile from Strasburg's Historic District. This charming colonial farmhouse has been in our family for generations and is now available to you as your home away from home. It's like having your own exclusive house in the country for the weekend, half a week or longer for much less than the price of a fancy hotel!

Watch our cows graze in the meadow as you drink your morning coffee. Listen to the songbirds and watch the horse and buggies drive by as you relax in a rocking chair on the front porch. Bring your bicycles to explore our scenic country roads. Take an evening stroll and stop to chat with our friendly Amish neighbors. Safe neighborhood. Fenced in yard. Jungle gym. Clean and cozy. Continental breakfast provided for your first day.

Perfect for individuals, couples, families, business travel, and personal or Christian retreats.

Rates: Go down the longer you stay!

January-March
2 nights is $150/night
3 nights is $140/night
4 nights is $130/night
5 nights+ is $115/night

April-August
2 nights is $200/night
3 nights is $175/night
4 nights is $165/night
5 nights is $155/night
6 nights is $145/night
7 nights is $135/night
(Email for monthly rate.)

September-December
2 nights is $175/night
3 nights is $155/night
4 nights is $135/night
5 nights+ is $125/night

*Reservation requires a 10% deposit
(25% deposit for stays longer than one week.)
*The balance is due 1 month before your stay.
*Mastercard, Visa, Discover accepted by owner.
*Call 717-687-0380
Mon-Sat, 9 am to 8 pm EST
*Cancellation Policy: Forfeit deposit (and balance, if already paid) and apply to future stay.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    Fenced in yard. Jungle gym, with slide....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • *Coffee, Tea, Hot/Cold Continental Breakfast provided with 2% milk for your first morning. *Farm fresh eggs available for purchase. *Period Furnishings. *Clean and Charming. *Safe Neighborhood. *Sun Porch. *Deck. *Hair Dryer. *Eco-friendly washer and dryer. *Baby Gate available upon request. Note: Instant quote may be inaccurate depending on length of stay-Email owner for accurate quotes....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    One television in the living room....moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Eco-friendly. On the main floor. For your exclusive use....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    You're welcome to bring your own linens, if you prefer....moreless

  • Living Room:

    With television, DVD player, VHS player, stereo system....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Study Room
  • Telephone:

    Local service only....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Or bring your own if you prefer....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Eco-friendly. On the main floor. For your exclusive use....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Includes filter, coffee, sugar, milk....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Also provided: Cutting board, hand-mixer, blender....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Kitchen has everything you need to serve meals for up to six people. ...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Jungle gym for children. Bench swing for adults. Surrounded by open meadows....moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$150
$805
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200
$945

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Processing Fee $20 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7.1%

Notes:

Instant quote is inaccurate. Please see "description" page for accurate rates.

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Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 03/25/2015
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
50 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Recommended

Strasburg is located in Lancaster County PA. We are centrally located to major historic and entertainment sites.

*1 hour to Philadelphia

*1.5 hours to Maryland

*45 mins to Hershey

*1 1/2 hours to Gettysburg

*45 mins to Ephrata

*45 mins to Hershey

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Hello and thank you for considering a stay at The Homeplace at Trailcrest Farm. My name is Edie Landis. I am a happily married, busy mother of 4 (center in pic) who loves to write and garden and raise a small flock of chickens in my backyard. Several years ago, my husband inherited the old farmhouse where he grew up. What do you do with a second home? We renovated and upgraded it and turned it into a home-away-from-home for visitors to Lancaster County, PA. The clean and quaint farmhouse has been welcoming travelers since 2003. Be sure to visit my website (link above) for more photos and information. I look forward to hearing from you.

Why the Owner Chose Lancaster:
We rent the farmhouse out to visitors for two reasons: First we want to bless our guests with a calming, refreshing visit and second, we're trying to preserve the farm for our children to inherit when they're grown. Your business helps support family farming.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
+ Bring young children back to a quiet, restful place for their afternoon nap. + No worrying about noisy neighbors (or that you or your children will disturb others.) + Amish neighbors. + Strasburg is right in the heart of a majority of Lancaster County attractions. + Quiet, safe neighborhood. (Some neighbors are family, the rest are Amish &/or long-time residents.) + Plenty of room for outdoor play. Fenced in yard. Jungle gym. + Some farming, depending on time of year. + From porch, sunroom, deck or fenced-in yard you can watch the cows graze, variety of birds, or Amish walking by or riding their horse and buggies. +Farm fresh eggs available upon request. *Gifts Certificates available. *Reduced Rates from Fall through Spring. See main page for actual rates. *Mastercard, Visa and Discover accepted.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • The Homeplace at Trailcrest Farm is located in a safe, rural neighborhood!

    The Homeplace at Trailcrest Farm is located in a safe, rural neighborhood!

  • View from the kitchen sink.

    View from the kitchen sink.

  • Large and comfortable kitchen.

    Large and comfortable kitchen.

  • All the comforts of home.  TV, DVD player, VCR, Stereo, high-speed wireless int.

    All the comforts of home. TV, DVD player, VCR, Stereo, high-speed wireless int.

  • Discretely modern bathroom; claw foot tub with deluxe porcelain shower system.

    Discretely modern bathroom; claw foot tub with deluxe porcelain shower system.

  • Quaint furnishings.

    Quaint furnishings.

  • Period furnishings in master bedroom.

    Period furnishings in master bedroom.

  • Snuggle under a warm quilt. This room has two twin beds!

    Snuggle under a warm quilt. This room has two twin beds!

  • A peaceful, clean and quiet place to sleep.

    A peaceful, clean and quiet place to sleep.

  • Children's play area.  Fence.  Large yard.  Safe neighborhood.

    Children's play area. Fence. Large yard. Safe neighborhood.

  • Peaceful countryside.

    Peaceful countryside.

  • View from deck.

    View from deck.

  • Close up view of farmhouse.

    Close up view of farmhouse.

  • Full sized appliances including dishwasher, stove/oven, microwave, fridge.

    Full sized appliances including dishwasher, stove/oven, microwave, fridge.

  • Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea at the 1930's tin-top breakfast table.

    Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea at the 1930's tin-top breakfast table.

  • Dining Room, with seating for six.

    Dining Room, with seating for six.

  • Another view of the bathroom.

    Another view of the bathroom.

  • Enjoy the outdoors from the cozy sunroom, rain or shine!

    Enjoy the outdoors from the cozy sunroom, rain or shine!

  • More of the master bedroom.

    More of the master bedroom.

  • Another view of the green bedroom.

    Another view of the green bedroom.

  • View of east side of house.

    View of east side of house.

  • View from swingset.

    View from swingset.

  • West side of house leading to deck.

    West side of house leading to deck.

  • East side view of farmhouse.

    East side view of farmhouse.

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
  • Reviews
    12
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 03/25/2015
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