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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: 06/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gettysburg farmhouse description

We invite you to stay in our comfortably and tastefully decorated 1840 four-bedroom farmhouse and cozy country cottage with fireplace and loft 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 three 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.

Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Generally, no pets are allowed, but please ask us and we may be able to work something out....moreless

              • 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

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

              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 29-35!) Please ask about pets because we do make exceptions....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable:

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

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

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

                  • Games For Kids
                  • Toys

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

                  • Live Theater
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  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 and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

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

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      General

                      • Covered Parking
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telescope
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Garage:

                        Three-car Garage...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Living Room:

                        Living Room and Family Room in Farmhouse...moreless

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Bottled Water
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Telephone:

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

                      • Air Conditioning:

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

                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided:

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

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

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

                      • Kitchen:

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

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Pfaltzcraft dishes...moreless

                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils:

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

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator:

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

                      • Freezer
                      • Stove:

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

                      • Oven
                      • Microwave:

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

                      • Blender
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove

                      Outside

                      • Beach Towels
                      • Binoculars
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden:

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

                      • Balcony:

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

                      • Deck / Patio:

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

                      • Bicycles:

                        Five bicycles for your use....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Weber Charcoal Grill...moreless

                      • Patio
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • 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 2014
                          May 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $475 $475
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $3,100
                          Rates for 2015
                          Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $395 $395
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $2,500
                          Rates for 2015
                          May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $495 $495
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $3,300

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • 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.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 06/02/2014
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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.

                           

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                          Speaks: french, english

                           

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                          • 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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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

                          $395 - $495 per night (USD)
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                          5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

                          View calendar: Updated 06/02/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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