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1790 Historic Fieldstone Home in Bird in Hand with Pool

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Last updated: 06/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    this is not negotiable...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1 - Patriot: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 - Garden: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    either 1 king or 2 twins...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 - Magnolia: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2 - Shaker: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Garden Room has either 1 king bed or 2 twin beds, Queen size Beds (1) Patriot Shaker 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

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

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

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    You will need to bring laundry detergent...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

    You will need to bring dishwashing soap...moreless

  • Freezer:

    on top of refrigerator...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Memorial Day to Labor Day private, fenced in pool...moreless

 

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Memorial to Labor Day
May 22 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$396

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Sept - early Oct
Sep 8 - Oct 8, 2015
2 night min stay
$356 $396
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Columbus Day weekend
Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$396

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Oct - Nov
Oct 12 - Nov 25, 2015
2 night min stay
$356 $396
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 26 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$396 $396
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Nov - Dec
Nov 30 - Dec 23, 2015
2 night min stay
$356

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Christmas
Dec 24 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$396

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$396

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


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Fees:

  • cleaning $75
  • Tax Rate 11.1%

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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Airport
Smoketown
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Water's Edge mini golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Lancaster
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 896
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Good n Plenty

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

 

Owner info

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 .


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • enjoy evening on the front porch

    enjoy evening on the front porch

  • 1790 Historic Fieldstone Mill Creek Vacation Home

    1790 Historic Fieldstone Mill Creek Vacation Home

  • Historic home located in Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania

    Historic home located in Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania

  • full kitchen

    full kitchen

  • Spacious dining room with oak table seating 10

    Spacious dining room with oak table seating 10

  • Magnolia Room

    Magnolia Room

  • Garden room arrranged w/ twin beds.  Lovely wicker furniture w/
waverly fabrics

    Garden room arrranged w/ twin beds. Lovely wicker furniture w/ waverly fabrics

  • Shaker room with queen bed

    Shaker room with queen bed

  • inground pool

    inground pool

  • wicker furniture on front porch to watch horse and buggies pass by

    wicker furniture on front porch to watch horse and buggies pass by

  • yard beside fenced-in pool area

    yard beside fenced-in pool area

  • beautiful formal living room

    beautiful formal living room

  • family room with tv and double fireplace

    family room with tv and double fireplace

  • Garden room arranged with one king bed.  Wicker- furnished room with private bat

    Garden room arranged with one king bed. Wicker- furnished room with private bat

  • Patriot Room with wedding ring quilt on queen bed; overlooks pool; private bath

    Patriot Room with wedding ring quilt on queen bed; overlooks pool; private bath

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