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1790 Historic Fieldstone Home in Bird in Hand with Pool

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Last updated: 06/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bird in Hand house 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



Keywords: house

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1 - Patriot: 1 queen

            ...moreless

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

            ...moreless

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

            either 1 king or 2 twins...moreless

          • Bedroom 4 - Magnolia: 1 queen

            ...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

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishwasher:

            You will need to bring dishwashing soap...moreless

          • Freezer:

            on top of refrigerator...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            10...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine:

            You will need to bring laundry detergent...moreless

          • Fireplace
          • Towels Provided
          • Heating
          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Living Room seats 0
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • CD Player
          • Books
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Video Library

          Communications

          • Internet
          • Wireless Internet

          Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

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

              Outdoor Features

              • Wood Deck

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Tennis
              • Medical Services
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Cycling
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Shopping
              • Miniature Golf
              • Walking
              • Coin Laundry
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Theme Parks
              • Playground
              • Museums
              • Library
              • Cinemas
              • Scenic Drives
              • Swimming
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Memorial-Labor Day
              May 23 - Sep 1, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $425

              Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

              Sept 2 - Nov 1
              Sep 2 - Nov 1, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $396 $425
              Fri, Sat

              Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

              Nov 2-26
              Nov 2 - Nov 26, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $356 $396
              Fri, Sat

              Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $425

              Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • cleaning $75 + tax
              • Tax Rate 11.1%

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              Last updated: 06/30/2014
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              23 Available
              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              1 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Smoketown
              7 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Lancaster
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 896
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Water's Edge mini golf
              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 .


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              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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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Friday, June 13, 2014

              $356 - $425 per night (USD)
              2

              4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 06/30/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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