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York/Lancaster Family Friendly Stone Retreat

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Vast area for playing and walking without ever leaving the property. Wonderful for families with children or anyone who likes open nature.

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Last updated: 03/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

York farmhouse description

Beautiful stone home with large back porch in beautiful east York County countryside. Unimpeded views of country from back porch. 3 acres of landscaped lawn from the front. 4 bedrooms in main house. Master bedroom is a private suite with bath. Full country kitchen with eat-in. Large dining room with country view out french doors onto the back porch. 3 acres for children to run around and play outdoors. Includes all conveniences.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    22...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Large yard for children to play....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No Smoking, Please!...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets please!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Bedrooms are on the second floor....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master suite with dressing room and private bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 bunk bed

    This room is intended as a children's room ...moreless

  • All bedrooms on the second floor

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Main bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    2nd floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    and sink - beautiful outdoor view - interior shutters ...moreless

  • Basement Bathroom : toilet

    small sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Master bath in private suite...moreless

  • Master bath has hardwood flooring. Main bathroom is fully tiled.

Other Amenities

  • If you have children who sleep in cribs, please bring a travel crib. For other specific needs, please call or send email to owner (gale@networknow.org). Thank you....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    48 inch, internet connected. Buttons for netflix, amazon, etc....moreless

  • Toys:

    In children's room. Construction paper and other items. Please use with supervision....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Enjoy the Strand Theatre, Central Market and York Fairgrounds in downtown York approximately 15 minutes away by car....moreless

  • Rural:

    Gracious historic home located in the serene east York County countryside next door to a 250 acre vineyard. 3+ acres of yard, mature trees and gardens. Berry bushes and fresh flower cutting garden....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room with table seating for 8 and dimmer controlled chandelier. Also seating for 8 on back porch with dimmer lighting for ambience....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New - In basement - shared with tenant in separately entranced apartment over garage...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood fireplace in living room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room:

    Large living room with 2 couches and loveseat. Baby grand piano....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking is off street in the circular drive in front of the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and kitchen towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New - In basement - shared with tenant in separately entranced apartment over garage....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Automatic drip coffee maker. Please bring milk or cream....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Serves 8...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Unit with refrigerator...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen not shared...moreless

  • Microwave:

    2 microwaves - newer unit located in kitchen island seating area. Older unit also contains kitchen fans, vented to outdoors...moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric stove with oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Slate patio on northwest corner. Morning shade....moreless

  • Golf:

    Nearby at Heritage Hills or Cool Creek , or Briarwood clubs....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    3+ acres of lawn, mature trees and landscaping...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Covered back porch with fans and adjustable lighting...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nearby at community courts - no charge. Bring rackets...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
winter2
Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$150
$899 $3,200
summer
May 1 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$899 $3,200
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
$899 $3,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • damage protection $49
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

All holiday weeks require a minimum weekly rental.

If your stay is within two weeks and there is no weekly booking for that week, please send an email gpomper@gmail.com to inquire about stays of 3 days or more. $49 of the$ 899 booking fee is property damage protection.

To reserve The FarmHouse, a deposit of $150 should be made at www.paypal.com and is sent to gardner@networknow.org. This allows you to pay with a credit card. The visit must be fully paid 60 days prior to arrival. If you are not comfortable with using PayPal please email and we will arrange for a payment by check.


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Last updated: 03/18/2015
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Lancaster Airport
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Travellers Inn
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cool Creek Country Club
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Lancaster
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt 30
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El Serrano - Mexican
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ski RoundTop

Car: Necessary

This 4 bedroom stone farmhouse is located in the serene countryside of east York County near the Susquehanna River within an easy distance of York Fairgrounds or Lancaster county sightseeing and outlet shopping. Perfect for that weekend getaway or business travelers to Harley Davidson or other local businesses. 20 minutes to Dutch Wonderland, an hour to Hershey Park or Gettysburg, the farmhouse provides a convenient, yet private home base from which to enjoy the delights of the Amish country and York County countryside. The FarmHouse is also a place to just relax, on the back porch with your favorite beverage or take chair to one of the many private views and read a book while listening to nature around you. Many families enjoy bringing the extended family together in the comfort of a house large enough that you can always find a private spot.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

Why the Owner Chose York:
This stone house is larger than the typical stone farmhouse in the countryside. It has a unique and private setting away from the road near the quarry where the building stone was extracted. Most stone homes we surveyed were located on busy streets or in downtown areas. We like the private setting within an easy distance of Rt. 30, approximately one (1) mile away.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Sitting on the back porch at night with a glass of wine, listening to the crickets is just - relaxing. We enjoy wandering around the yard looking at the flower gardens which are interesting in all seasons.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Vast area for playing and walking without ever leaving the property. Wonderful for families with children or anyone who likes open nature.

    Vast area for playing and walking without ever leaving the property. Wonderful for families with children or anyone who likes open nature.

  • Large living room is the width of the house and includes a baby grand piano.

    Large living room is the width of the house and includes a baby grand piano.

  • The kitchen island and tile floors our newest additions to The FarmHouse.

    The kitchen island and tile floors our newest additions to The FarmHouse.

  • King bed in Master - bed takes up less than 1/4 of the space leaving plenty of room to move around.  Beautiful views of the vineyard next door.

    King bed in Master - bed takes up less than 1/4 of the space leaving plenty of room to move around. Beautiful views of the vineyard next door.

  • The configuration of this room allows us to accommodate both adults and children

    The configuration of this room allows us to accommodate both adults and children

  • Patio off the side is pleasant on summer mornings with a cup of coffee.

    Patio off the side is pleasant on summer mornings with a cup of coffee.

  • Spring flowers include Allium, narcissus, muscari and hyacinthus, fritillaria

    Spring flowers include Allium, narcissus, muscari and hyacinthus, fritillaria

  • Sweet woodruff, Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona'

    Sweet woodruff, Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona'

  • Galium Odoratum and Convallia

    Galium Odoratum and Convallia

  • Flower lined drive in spring

    Flower lined drive in spring

  • Spring poppies and raspberries just starting to form.

    Spring poppies and raspberries just starting to form.

  • The FarmHouse and surrounding countryside are a cascade of colors in the fall.

    The FarmHouse and surrounding countryside are a cascade of colors in the fall.

  • Circular drive framed by gardens for easy access.

    Circular drive framed by gardens for easy access.

  • The dining room is wonderful for family dinners around the table.

    The dining room is wonderful for family dinners around the table.

  • A formal stairway and pocket doors announce the 1870's vintage of The FarmHouse

    A formal stairway and pocket doors announce the 1870's vintage of The FarmHouse

  • Dressing room - The owner's great grandmother rocked her grandfather in this 18th century chair. This room is large enough to accommodate a traveling crib for a little one that needs to be close to parents. Inside the master suite

    Dressing room - The owner's great grandmother rocked her grandfather in this 18th century chair. This room is large enough to accommodate a traveling crib for a little one that needs to be close to parents. Inside the master suite

  • Double bed in guest room has a wrap-around bedframe. Room has views to front flower gardens.

    Double bed in guest room has a wrap-around bedframe. Room has views to front flower gardens.

  • Woodland Garden with many vaieties of Hosta, hellebore, polygonatum, etc.

    Woodland Garden with many vaieties of Hosta, hellebore, polygonatum, etc.

  • Convallaria majalis -

    Convallaria majalis -

  • Woodland garden

    Woodland garden

  • Spring Rhododendrons

    Spring Rhododendrons

  • Two classics

    Two classics

  • Winter view - fields after harvest. The property next door is now a vineyard.

    Winter view - fields after harvest. The property next door is now a vineyard.

  • Lillies in spring and early summer.

    Lillies in spring and early summer.

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2.75
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
  • Reviews
    12
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/18/2015
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