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Historic Miller's Cottage on Creek

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Last updated: 07/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hershey cottage description

As the story goes, this cottage was once a distillery that crafted rye rum and corn whiskey for sale in Philadelphia. Located within a beautiful setting with natural and historical wonders to explore, we are a small family farm raising sheep, goats, alpacas, chickens...and cats. A rustic experience awaits!

- Relax on the front porch, enjoy your favorite beverage or book and listen to the sounds of the Conewago Creek.
- Help with barn chores. Or just view the animals grazing from your perch on the front porch.
- Receive a tour of this Historic Mill and property.
- Take a leisurely stroll through the woods & wetlands trail on the property.
-Walk or ride your bike from the Mill to Mt. Gretna (12 miles) on the Conewago Rail Trail located right across the creek. While there, visit the regionally famous 'Jigger Shop' for some ice cream (open seasonally), swim at the lake, attend the annual art festival in August.
-Great central location for sight seeing & history inspired tours. Guests have taken trips to Gettysburg, HersheyPark, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York City.
-We are happy to offer suggestions of things to do. Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine tour/steam train ride & a visit to nearby Centralia is one of those special unusual side trips that we love (approx 1hr 30 mins away) http://www.pioneertunnel.com/home.shtml
http://www.damninteresting.com/the-smoldering-ruins-of-centralia/

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            porta-crib available upon request...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Futon set up available upon request...moreless

          • Soothing palette of tan and white throughout sleeping areas with green views from every window. Crib & futon set up upon advance request. Bedding provided & beds made prior to your arrival....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            basic...moreless

          • 2 sets of bath towels provided for your convenience with weekly rental....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Peaceful 200+ year old stone cottage with warm wood floors, deep window sills, window A/C units. Sorry- no dishwasher. The cottage is stocked with basic soaps & 4 rolls of toilet paper. A rustic experience awaits!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Toys
              • Video Library
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Games

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives

              local services and businesses

              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Hunting
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Shampoo
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Parking Off Street

                  Kitchen

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Grill
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Outdoor Furniture
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer 2014
                  May 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $175 $225
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,200
                  Fall 2014
                  Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $160 $180
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,100

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  50% deposit within 7 days of reservation. We accept cash, check or payment via PayPal.

                  Holiday weekends 3 night minimum.

                  Payment is by check or paypal. 50% within 7 days of reservation, balance due according to contract.


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                  Last updated: 07/16/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Harrisburg International
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Elizabethtown station
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Route 743
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Lucky Duck's
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Par Line

                  Car: Necessary

                  - Enjoy Lancaster County Amish Country, Strasburg Railroad, Fulton Opera House, museums, art galleries, Rockvale & Tanger Outlets (30 Mins)

                  -Take advantage of the many free or low cost tours of wineries, breweries and factories in the surrounding areas.

                  -Visit Chocolate World for a chocolatey sensation or Hershey Park for an awesome amusement park experience (15 Mins).

                  - Harrisburg, the Commonwealth Capitol, offers many great restaurants, museums (National Civil War & Harsco Science Center) and Susquehanna river waterfront attractions. (20 Mins).

                  - See Gettysburg and the famous Civil War battlefields and town. (65 Mins)

                  - Easy Day trips: NY City: 3 hrs.,Wash DC: 2.5 hrs.,Philadelphia 1.5 hrs.

                  -Saturday's Market, PA's largest indoor-outdoor market, is a few miles down the road.

                  -Street rod shows, fairs & carnivals throughout the summer & fall.

                  Other Activities: Fly fishing, street rod shows, free Sunday concerts in Lancaster, farmers markets.

                  Golf: .

                  Ski: q

                   

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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Miller's Cottage with raceway below.

                    Miller's Cottage with raceway below.

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom - king size bed

                    Master Bedroom - king size bed

                  • Bathroom

                    Bathroom

                  • Conewago Creek Winter 2013 (runs through our property)

                    Conewago Creek Winter 2013 (runs through our property)

                  • Thelma & one of her newborn lambs Spring 2013

                    Thelma & one of her newborn lambs Spring 2013

                  • View from Walnut Grove of snow covered creek & our walking trail that runs alongside it

                    View from Walnut Grove of snow covered creek & our walking trail that runs alongside it

                  • Adorable Lamb! Spring 2013

                    Adorable Lamb! Spring 2013

                  • Mother Hen & her peeps

                    Mother Hen & her peeps

                  • Take a walk in the woods

                    Take a walk in the woods

                  • Our homegrown yarn- alpaca, mohair, & wool

                    Our homegrown yarn- alpaca, mohair, & wool

                  • View of houses from front pasture

                    View of houses from front pasture

                  • Kitchen and dining room combo

                    Kitchen and dining room combo

                  • Full size futon in upstairs hall area

                    Full size futon in upstairs hall area

                  • 2nd Bedroom- 2 twin beds

                    2nd Bedroom- 2 twin beds

                  • Pasture view from the Miller's Cottage front porch. The creek is running beyond the white fence among the bushes.

                    Pasture view from the Miller's Cottage front porch. The creek is running beyond the white fence among the bushes.

                  • The Homestead (Miller's Cottage is the house in the far background - we live in the first house)

                    The Homestead (Miller's Cottage is the house in the far background - we live in the first house)

                  • Tidal Wave giving me a kiss (sort of)

                    Tidal Wave giving me a kiss (sort of)

                  • Our homegrown honey

                    Our homegrown honey

                  • Moss giving Lamby a kiss

                    Moss giving Lamby a kiss

                  • Farm fresh eggs from our hens

                    Farm fresh eggs from our hens

                  • Sheep having a winter snack

                    Sheep having a winter snack

                  • The Mill- we are happy to give you a tour!

                    The Mill- we are happy to give you a tour!

                  $160 - $225 per night (USD)
                  15

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/16/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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