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Sylvan Retreat Getaway

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Last updated: 12/23/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Lancaster house description

Sylvan Retreat

Retreat back into time in this 1867 vintage schoolhouse. Having all the amenities of home, it is nestled in 3.5 acres of woodland and meadow. Sit on a rocker on the front porch and take in the view of the valley, or walk the trail and see nature firsthand. Kids will like their own special area in the pine grove.

The house has an open layout with the living room, dining room, and kitchen all part of a common area. Two bedrooms are off of this room, one with a large sleigh king bed, the other with a queen bed and view of the meadow. A full bath is on this first floor, as well as a laundry room. The kitchen is fully equipped, should you wish to cook.

The second floor is another large room with old-style knotty pine paneling and wall-to-wall new shag carpeting. With a built-in queen bed, single bed, and bunk beds, it sleeps 5. There is a full bath on this second floor as well. Each of the 3 bedrooms has its own TV/DVD. Has Wifi.

Although our Sylvan Retreat has a secluded feel, it is only 2 minutes from nearby Rte. 30, the gateway to such attractions as Amish Country (20 min. drive), the Gettysburg battlefield (1 hr., 20 min.), and Hershey Amusement Park (30 min). The nearby small towns of Columbia and Wrightsville lie on opposite sides of the Susquehanna River and have numerous attractions for the day traveler.


Keywords: former schoolhouse, historic, country, open space,

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Contact person must be 25 or older...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Walking Paths, Outdoor Children's Play Area

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Game Room
                  • Games
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Pool Table:

                    Pool table and ping pong table in garage (unheated)...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (3) Each TV has built-in DVD player...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                          • Mountain View

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Basketball Court
                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Hot Air Ballooning
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Sailing
                          • Spelunking
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis
                          • Water Skiing

                          Dining

                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Dining
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 9 people

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen:

                            Fully stocked with pots, pans, utensils, and silverware. Blender also....moreless

                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Balcony
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Discover
                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 57 traveler reviews
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                          May 15 - Oct. 31 .. $200/Night .. $1,200/Week
                          Nov. 1 - May 15 .. $150/Night (weekends)  $125/Night (midweek) .. $800/Week
                          

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                          Last updated: 12/23/2014
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                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About the owner: This property has been in the Holzinger family for 60 years. As the owner, I bought the property 2 years ago from my uncle and aunt. They initially bought the property in 1948 and had it converted from a schoolhouse into a residence.

                          Why the Owner Chose Lancaster:
                          I purchased this home from my uncle and aunt, who lived there for 58 years.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          You are close to nature in this setting. The house is very cozy, with a fireplace and large windows to look out. The second floor "bunk room" has new wall to wall carpeting and real knotty pine walls. A hiking trail runs through the property.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Dining Room and Kitchen

                            Dining Room and Kitchen

                          • 1st Floor Bedroom with Queen-Sized Bed

                            1st Floor Bedroom with Queen-Sized Bed

                          • Living Room with Working Fireplace

                            Living Room with Working Fireplace

                          • 1st Floor Bedroom with King-Sized Bed

                            1st Floor Bedroom with King-Sized Bed

                          • Upstairs "Bunkroom"

                            Upstairs "Bunkroom"

                          VRBO #303413

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

                          View calendar: Updated 12/23/14
                          Owner
                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 12 hours
                          • Response rate: 80%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/23/2014
                          Email owner

                          (717) 413-1665 (Pennsylvania, USA)

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                          Sylvan Retreat Getaway

                          Lancaster #303413

                          3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 9

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