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The sight of our Historic home from the outside is just a prelude of what's inside! This 18th century fieldstone farmhouse was once home to the owner of a saw mill along Mill Creek. It was part of the original homestead consisting of 1000 acres deeded by William Penn's sons in 1733. Retaining its old world charm, the home has been renovated to provide all the comforts of the modern world. Families, couples, girlfriend getaways - enjoy your vacation, reunion, or retreat at Mill Creek Vacation Home. Unwind in a number of common rooms with fireplaces, cable TVs, wireless Internet, full kitchen, washer & dryer or enjoy relaxing on the spacious wicker-furnished front porch. Listen to the clippity-clop of the Amish horse and buggies passing by or lounge by the in-ground private pool. Located within minutes of Sight & Sound and American Music Theater, Dutch Wonderland, Strasburg railroad, quilts, farmer's markets, antiques, outlets and restaurants.
Attractions: We are located in the heart of the PA Dutch Amish countryside. Tours some including dinners in Amish homes, available. Horse & Buggy rides. Hot air balloon rides. Dutch Wonderland, Strasburg Railroad are just minutes away. Theaters: Sight & Sound Millennium, Living Waters, American Music, Fulton. Dinner Theaters: Dutch Apple, Christiana Freedom Chapel. Farmer's markets, quilt and antique shops. Wineries. Outlets - Rockvale and Tanger 2 miles. mini golf, golf courses, horseback riding, scooter & motorcycle rentals. Lancaster Barnstormers minor league baseball team. Hershey Park is 40 min west. Gettysburg 1 1/2 hrs west. Philadelphia 1 1/4 hrs east; Baltimore l 1/4 hrs south
Museums: Hans Herr House; President James Buchanan's Wheatland; Rock Ford Plantation American Military Edged Weaponry Museum; Ephrata Cloister; Landis Valley Farm Museum; Railroad Museum; The Hershey Story, Museum on Chocolate Avenue; National Toy Train Museum; National Watch and Clock Museum; The North Museum of Natural History & Science; National Civil War Museum , Harrisburg
King size beds (1) Garden Room has either 1 king bed or 2 twin beds, Queen size Beds (1) Patriot
Magnolia Rooms each have 1 queen, Twin or Single Beds (1) Garden Room can be arranged as 2 twins or 1 king, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) in Shaker Room...moreless
christmas/new years Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2014 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
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cleaning$75 + tax
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Bird in Hand is located in the heart of the PA Amish area of Lancaster Country.
Mill Creek Vacation Home is an 1790 Historic Field Stone farmhouse. It was part of the original homestead consisting of 1000 acres deeded by William Penn's sons in 1733. Retaining its old world charm, the home has been renovated to provide all the comforts of the modern world. Families, couples, girlfriend getaways - enjoy your vacation, reunion, or retreat at Mill Creek Vacation Home.
Bird in Hand is in the heart of the PA Amish area of Lancaster county. You can drive through the backroads to see beautiful farms and fields and even drive through a covered bridge.
We have many spectacular theatres within minutes including the Sight & Sound Millennium Theatre, American Music Theatre,
Rainbow and Dutch Apple dinner theatres and the Fulton theatre.
Shopping is fun and there is something for everyone - quilts, farmer's markets, outlets, Amish foods.... and EATING - oh my,
Lancaster County is know for amazing food and plenty of it!
From buffets to smorgasbords and whoopie pies to shoofly pie, you will not leave hungry.
Other Activities: hot air balloon rides
Golf: Lancaster Host; Willow Valley; Overlook; Tree Top; ; mini golf: Village Greens; Water's Edge; Wonderland
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Bob and Lori have been innkeepers at Homestead Lodging B&B since 1984 and recently bought the historic Mill Creek Vacation Home in Bird in Hand. Bob and Lori were both born and raised in Lancaster County and love the gentle Amish people and our beautiful farmlands. Their knowledge of the area assists guests from all around the world.
Why the Owner Chose Bird in Hand: Bird in Hand is in the heart of the Amish area with quilts, farmer's markets, farms etc.
Enjoy the peaceful Lancaster County with delicious PA dutch cooking, rolling farmlands and gentle Amish people.
Excellent theatres and shopping!
The Unique Benefits at this House: Quaint village to bicycle, moped or jog.
Farmer's market within walking distance as well as buggy rides.
Historic home with beauty and character as well as privacy .