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1840 Pa Farmhouse/Cottage on 83 Acres W/ Inground Pool

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Gettysburg Home Rental - 1840 Farm Property in the middle of 83 Acres

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Last updated: 06/17/2015

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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We invite you to stay in our comfortably and tastefully decorated 1840 four-bedroom farmhouse and cozy country cottage nestled in the middle of 83 acres of rolling Pennsylvania countryside. The Pennsylvania farmhouse is a simple log frame structure with white German siding with two front doors, typical architecture for the mid-1800's. The cottage has a large central stone fireplace (currently not functional) and was used as a smokehouse and summer kitchen in the late 19th & early 20th centuries.
Situated in beautiful Adams County, we are located approximately two miles from the historic colonial town of East Berlin, PA (population: 1,400), founded by Pennsylvania Germans in 1764 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Property Description and Location: The property has a beautiful in-ground pool, Pennsylvania bank barn, 3-car garage, lovely views, and privacy and is an excellent base for relaxation and exploration of nearby Gettysburg, Lancaster's PA Dutch Country, Hershey, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York. World-wide travelers will find many French and European touches. We also have lots of original art and handmade pottery in both the farmhouse and cottage.

Historical: Our farmhouse has two plaques indicating registration as a Civil War building (having been built prior to the Civil War of 1863) and has received recognition from Historic Gettysburg-Adams County, Inc. as a home restored to its original 1840's era.

Sleeping Accomodations: The rental of this property includes both the Farmhouse and the Cottage:
Farmhouse (sleeps up to 8): There are four bedrooms on the second floor of the farmhouse: three with a double bed and one with two single beds. All are furnished with antique dressers, desks, and lovely bed linens.
Cottage (sleeps 2-4): There is one loft-style bedroom with double bed on the second floor and a comfortable pull-out double sofa bed in the living room.
In addition, we also have a Writer's Studio with two single beds, which can be used, if needed, at a cost of $75/night.

We will consider pets with prior authorization and charge a one-time pet fee of $75/pet.

Free WiFi.

We have had several weddings at our farm which have been beautiful! We allow small weddings of about 100 guests or less. Please ask about our rates. We will be glad to give you recommendations for tent rental, caterers, photographers, etc.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    We've discovered that families love our property! We have two highchairs and a Pack 'n Play available for your use....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in the buildings, but you can smoke outside....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We will allow pets with prior authorization and charge a one-time pet fee of $75/pet....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

  • Bedroom 6: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Convertible Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 baby crib

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 double

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  • In the farmhouse there are 4 bedrooms (3 bedrooms, each with a double bed and 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds). In the cottage, there is 1 double bed in the upstairs loft and 1 pull-out sofa bed on the first floor (very comfortable). All of our bedrooms are furnished with lovely bed linens, desks, dressers, chairs, etc. Also, there is a Writer's Studio with 2 twin beds available for $75/night if you would like more room or would just like to spread out a bit more....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet

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  • The farmhouse has a full bath with tub and shower on the second floor and a powder room on the first floor. The cottage has a full bath on the first floor with shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Families love our property. This was our summer home for over 15 years and we invite you to stay here with your family and friends and create wonderful memories together just as we did with our children ( who are now ages 30-36!) We allow pets with prior written authorization and charge a one-time pet fee of $75/pet. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Lots of board games and puzzles, coloring books and crayons for children....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with over 155 channels, including sports channels....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of rolling fields of corn, milo, and soybeans surround the farmhouse and cottage which sit in the middle of 83 acres....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    We have 2 children's high chairs, if needed....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Window air conditioners in Farmhouse, Cottage, and Writer's Studio....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage:

    Three-car Garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed, Bath, Kitchen, and Beach Towels for Pool...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living Room and Family Room in Farmhouse...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Local calls only. Cell phones work very well at our farm....moreless

  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Great food available in nearby East Berlin. Hog Wild Catering (Bar-B-Q pulled pork, one of our guests favorites.)...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Beautiful dishes and glassware, colorful table linens, placemats, new Farberware cookware,...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Pfaltzcraft dishes...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    (2) Full Kitchen in both farmhouse and cottage....moreless

  • Microwave:

    (2) Microwave in both farmhouse and cottage....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Refrigerator in both farmhouse and cottage. Also a mini-fridge in the bath house....moreless

  • Stove:

    We have a brand new ceramic cook-top stove with oven....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Second floor old-fashioned balcony off the master bedroom of the farmhouse overlooking lane, cottage, and property....moreless

  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Five bicycles for your use....moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    Lovely deck at the pool with umbrella table and lots of chairs....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Four acres of lawn with three picnic tables and Adirondack chairs in the front yard...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Charcoal Grill...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Beautiful fenced-in pool with panoramic views of the countryside...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Rates for Summer 2015
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$550
$3,600
Rates for Winter 2015-16
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
$2,900
Rates for Summer 2016
May 1 - Sep 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$575
$3,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Rates (in US Dollars ): Personal Currency Assistant™

Preferred Summer Rental - Sat. to Sat.

$250 Refundable Security Deposit.

50% Deposit Required with Reservation.

Balance Due 30 Days Prior to Arrival.

6% PA Sales Tax, 5% Adams County Tax will be added.

Personal Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

We ask for a 50% deposit when you make the reservation, with the balance due 30 days prior to arrival


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Location

We provide 5 bicycles for your enjoyment to explore country roads in the area. Also, we have croquet, volleyball, and lots of yard games for families. For the pool, we supply pool toys and 'noodles' as well as beach towels for everyone.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • Gettysburg Home Rental - 1840 Farm Property in the middle of 83 Acres

    Gettysburg Home Rental - 1840 Farm Property in the middle of 83 Acres

  • Historic 1840 PA German Farmhouse

    Historic 1840 PA German Farmhouse

  • Stone Fireplace in Smokehouse Cottage

    Stone Fireplace in Smokehouse Cottage

  • Farmhouse Dining Room

    Farmhouse Dining Room

  • Farmhouse Bedroom

    Farmhouse Bedroom

  • Cottage Window Box in the Spring

    Cottage Window Box in the Spring

  • Spring Flowers on the Lawn near the Barn

    Spring Flowers on the Lawn near the Barn

  • Farmhouse Kitchen (with new ceramic cook-top stove)

    Farmhouse Kitchen (with new ceramic cook-top stove)

  • Writer's Studio is available with two single beds if you need more space.

    Writer's Studio is available with two single beds if you need more space.

  • Our farm (Anthony Farm) - 1841 - honored by Historic Gettysburg in 2003

    Our farm (Anthony Farm) - 1841 - honored by Historic Gettysburg in 2003

  • Our farm in the winter - very peaceful and serene....

    Our farm in the winter - very peaceful and serene....

  • Fenced In-Ground Pool with Panoramic Country Views

    Fenced In-Ground Pool with Panoramic Country Views

  • Pre Civil War-era Smokehouse Guest Cottage

    Pre Civil War-era Smokehouse Guest Cottage

  • Kitchen in Smokehouse Cottage

    Kitchen in Smokehouse Cottage

  • Farmhouse Family Room

    Farmhouse Family Room

  • Farmhouse Bedroom

    Farmhouse Bedroom

  • Cottage Window Box in the Summer

    Cottage Window Box in the Summer

  • Birdhouse under Red Maple

    Birdhouse under Red Maple

  • Cottage Loft Bedroom

    Cottage Loft Bedroom

  • Civil War Building Recognition

    Civil War Building Recognition

  • Participation in Adams County Barn Restoration

    Participation in Adams County Barn Restoration

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  • Sleeps
    14
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
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Speaks: english, french
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  • Calendar last updated 06/17/2015
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