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Relax in Our Civil War Era Home

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Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gettysburg house description

We invite you to stay in our Historic Pre Civil War 4 Bedroom, 2 bath home, located with-in walking distance to Restaurants, Museums and everything else that Gettysburg has to offer. We have everything to make you feel right at home!

Our house has 4 Bedrooms with Queen Beds and in the living room is a Queen pull out couch. It also has 2 Full baths, one upstairs and one downstairs. A full Kitchen and a laundry room with Washer and Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board. The Kitchen is fully stocked with Pots and Pans, Baking and cassarole dishes, plates, cups, bowls, glasses and utensils. We also supply linens and the start of paper products.The property will be clean when you arrive, however, there is no daily housekeeping service. Therefore, we respectfully request that you maintain the home in a neat and orderly fashion.

Thousand of visitors come each year to the Gettysburg Battlefield to learn our past and to remember those who gave the last full measure of devotion. Our house is located in downtown Gettysburg 2 blocks from the center of town. Please call us to book your next visit to Gettysburg with us at The Gettysburg Retreat! Thank You!

The Gettysburg Retreat is a pre-Civil War 2 story Gable front house. Built in 1853 it was originally owned by William Steinhour. Steinhour owned the house until 1859, then sold to Henry and Mary Zeigler in 1860, then repurchased by William Steinhour in 1864. It was later bought in 1868 by William Z. Little and then sold in 1872 to James Caldwell. The house was later passed down to Little's heir in 1873.

One thing interesting about the house, is in the first 2 blocks of West Middle Street. You will find several Civil War houses towards downtown Gettysburg, but as you reach The Gettysburg Retreat, the house beside it was the last house in town until you get to Seminary Ridge during the Civil War.

The land Gettysburg was founded on was originally owned by William Penn. Penn would later sell the land to town founder James Getty. The Gettysburg Retreat was the 127th lot of land allocated to Getty in the exchange.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be over 18 to rent...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking outside only...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

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

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

            1st Floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

            2nd Floor...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            We provide your start of paper towels and Toilet Paper ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            10...moreless

          • Dining
          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            We have one parking space for the house but can arrange for other cars. Please ask owner about parking....moreless

          • Living Room:

            There is a queen sleeper sofa in the living room...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            We provide Sheets, Blankets and pillows...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Iron & Board
          • Washing Machine

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            Televisions in every bedroom and the living room...moreless

          • Books:

            Lots of Civil War Books...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Video Library

          Communications

              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Medical Services
              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Racquetball
              • Roller Blading
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Swimming
              • Antiquing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Horseback Riding
              • Tennis
               

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              Winter Rates
              Nov 17 - Mar 26, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $200

              Rates are based on 9 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              2015 rates
              Mar 27 - Nov 23, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $235

              Rates are based on 9 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $225

              Rates are based on 9 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


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              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Cancellation policy:

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              Last updated: 09/14/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: We purchased the home in 2012 and my husband and I have been remodeling it every since. We are DYI's! It has been fun. The house is located at 145 West Middle Street in Gettysburg and is within walking distance to downtown Gettysburg. There is a Trolley that runs in Gettysburg that you can ride for a small fee all day and it even goes out to The Gettysburg Visitor's Center and Museum. So you can leave your car at the house and save on gas while you are here!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The Gettysburg Retreat is a pre-Civil War 2 story Gable front house. Built in 1853 it was originally owned by William Steinhour. Steinhour owned the house until 1859, then sold to Henry and Mary Zeigler in 1860, then repurchased by William Steinhour in 1864. It was later bought in 1868 by William Z. Little and then sold in 1872 to James Caldwell. The house was later passed down to Little's heir in 1873. One thing interesting about the house, is in the first 2 blocks of West Middle Street. You will find several Civil War houses towards downtown Gettysburg, but as you reach The Gettysburg Retreat, the house beside it was the last house in town until you get to Seminary Ridge during the Civil War. The land Gettysburg was founded on was originally owned by William Penn. Penn would later sell the land to town founder James Getty. The Gettysburg Retreat was the 127th lot of land allocated to Getty in the exchange.


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              • Welcome to your home away from home!

                Welcome to your home away from home!

              • Welcome to our Home!

                Welcome to our Home!

              • Back deck for relaxing

                Back deck for relaxing

              • Always a basket of goodies waiting for you on the handmade Barnwood Table

                Always a basket of goodies waiting for you on the handmade Barnwood Table

              • Door goes out to enclosed Porch

                Door goes out to enclosed Porch

              • Downstairs Full Bathroom

                Downstairs Full Bathroom

              • Couch pulls out into a nice comfy Queen size bed.

                Couch pulls out into a nice comfy Queen size bed.

              • Or read one of our many books on the Civil War!

                Or read one of our many books on the Civil War!

              • 2nd Floor Full Bath

                2nd Floor Full Bath

              • 3rd Bedroom Upstairs Queen Bed

                3rd Bedroom Upstairs Queen Bed

              • Upstairs Balcony

                Upstairs Balcony

              • 2nd Bedroom Upstairs

                2nd Bedroom Upstairs

              • Front of home

                Front of home

              • Relax on your private deck!

                Relax on your private deck!

              • Kitchen is stocked with dishes ,Pots and pans, Baking Pans, Utensils Etc.

                Kitchen is stocked with dishes ,Pots and pans, Baking Pans, Utensils Etc.

              • 1st Floor Bedroom Queen Bed

                1st Floor Bedroom Queen Bed

              • Laundry Room Washer and Dryer, iron and Ironing Board

                Laundry Room Washer and Dryer, iron and Ironing Board

              • Plenty of Seating in the living room

                Plenty of Seating in the living room

              • Relax and watch TV

                Relax and watch TV

              • Lots of Movies and Games Too!

                Lots of Movies and Games Too!

              • Hallway

                Hallway

              • 3rd Bedroom

                3rd Bedroom

              • 2nd Bedroom Upstairs Queen Bed

                2nd Bedroom Upstairs Queen Bed

              • 1st Bedroom Upstairs Queen Bed

                1st Bedroom Upstairs Queen Bed

              VRBO #473644

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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