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Take in all the history and relaxation the Millstream Farmhouse has to offer

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The millstream farmhouse estate, was designed by Thomas Jefferson, and built starting in 1803 by John and Anna Bachman, is comprised of 12 lavishly landscaped acres, open to your exploration and enjoyment. The millstream farmhouse allows you to take a step back in time or simply just steal some time away to enjoy some peace and create memories with family. As you begin your stay at the Millstream farm house, you will quickly realize why this home has catered to up to 26 weddings a year and hundreds of private vacations for countless families seeking the perfect spot to create and share lifelong memories.
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The Millstream farmhouse is bordered by The ‘Bachman Run’ creek, which runs the entire length of the property. The creek has 2 waterfalls to enjoy the calming sounds of water while sitting on the bridge or simply taking a nap by the creek. You will not be able to help yourself by getting swept into the timely character and history all around you during your stay.

Memories to be made for young and old, the Millstream farmhouse is just minutes from Mount Gretna, the playhouse, the Jigger shop, and all the mountain getaway has to offer. And venture a few miles down the road to the historic town of Hershey. Where you can get your fill of any sweet chocolate or candy your heart desires. Hershey also offers HersheyPark from spring to fall, as well as the Hershey Zoo, the Hershey Story Museum, Hershey’s Chocolate world, and so much more.

Don’t forget to visit the elegant Hershey Theater for a performance or venture to the Hershey Giant center for all of the top headlining artists of today and yesterday. All here for your enjoyment.

The farmhouse is only minutes from the world famous ‘Pennsylvania Renaissance Fair’ and only a short drive to explore the traditional Amish areas of Lancaster county.

The home is comprised of 5 bedrooms – easily sleeping up to 12 or more to entertain your family for years.

The home offers a formal dining area that can accommodate up to 20+ people, as you may have your own parties in the midst of an early 1800’s formal dining area. There is no wonder why this amazing property also served as a successful Bed and Breakfast hosting many who have enjoyed all the Millstream Farmhouse has to offer you.

The downstairs is calling out from the days of old with it’s own ‘pub’ where all your guests will mingle by one of the 2 original working fireplaces. Enjoy the history speckled throughout the house from the original kitchen fireplace where meals were prepared – now transformed to your own cooking paradise with dual ovens offering an opportunity to cook for a large function and to be able to gaze out the window at the turn of the 1800’s millhouse – exposing it’s beauty to you.

From the timely ‘kids forts’ in the woods, still standing to be enjoyed, to the bridge over the stream where you can gaze and spy upon heron, hawks, trout, rabbits, deer and all mother nature has to offer, The millstream farm house is an amazing property you and your family will want to come to for years to come. Once you stay here, you become a part of this amazing property’s history. You will never be the same. The millstream farmhouse fills up fast, so be sure to lock in your next vacation, stay or getaway now.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least 30...moreless

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

    Email for details...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hunting

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 20 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    2 turn of the century fireplaces...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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$4,000

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Tax Rate 6%

Cancellation policy:

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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Royal Oaks Golf Course

See the downtown street lights shaped like Hershey Kisses, Hershey's Chocolate World and the factory tour, HersheyPark with their water rides, roller coasters, and a grand mix of rides for all ages. Visit HERSHEY'S new attraction - The HERSHEY Story (the museum on Chocolate Avenue) where the story comes to life including chocolate tasting at Café Zooka! Shop at the Tanger Outlets of Hershey, stay a cool 52 degrees at Indian Echo Caverns, ride the M & H Railroad train in Middletown, or race go-karts and play mini golf at Adventure Sports just a few minutes from the Millstream Farmhouse. For concerts, Hershey Bears hockey, and more check out the Giant Center. For the antique auto buffs, you can visit the Antique Auto Museum at Hershey for a display of over 90 historic automobiles and buses in dramatic period settings. Or you could take a short drive east to Lancaster County. With many sights to see from Sight and Sound Theaters, to the amusement park at Dutch Wonderland, to working farms, outlet shopping, and fabulous food at the many Amish family restaurants. Only 15 minutes away in Lebanon County lies Mount Gretna. Mount Gretna Miniature Golf is a fun stop for families with younger children, or for couples who want a good laugh. If you want to do some serious golfing, the Tree Top Golf Course affords its golfers great views and difficult holes. Later, you could visit a local favorite, the Timber Restaurant. Open since the 1960's, The Timber Restaurant is well-known for its great food and rustic ambiance. The Cornwall Iron Furnace is a popular stop for people who want to see the furnace that operated from 1742 until 1883. For those who just want to shop their vacation away, the Old Mill House Shoppe is a great boutique for hand-crafted goods, hand-dipped candles, and a strange potpourri selection. Delight in a “jigger” or baked Alaska ice cream sundae at the Jigger Shop, open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Enjoy a relaxing summer swim at Mt. Gretna Lake and Beach. Or admire unique and amazing artwork at the Mount Gretna Art Festival every August. Visit Millstream Farmhouse for a more in depth look into the areas surrounding the Millstream Farmhouse.

 

Owner info

About the owner: I grew up in the area, and always wanted to own an older farm estate with character. When I first heard of the story behind this house, I was sold...and you will be too.

Why the Owner Chose Hershey:
This property was built in 1813, and the mill house on the property was built in 1803 (started at the turn of that century). The history & peace will overwhelm you. It's an amazing property with an amazing stream, bridge, lands, and more...not enough room here to share.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Character - Thomas Jefferson designed the home, and it has many features of his home in Monticello, VA. Timeless & unique...one of a kind.


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  • Take in all the history and relaxation the Millstream Farmhouse has to offer

    Take in all the history and relaxation the Millstream Farmhouse has to offer

  • Drift into the history of this majestic farm.

    Drift into the history of this majestic farm.

  • Take a step back in time at the Millstream Farmhouse

    Take a step back in time at the Millstream Farmhouse

  • Another one of our spacious and relaxing guest suites

    Another one of our spacious and relaxing guest suites

  • The beautiful garden which comes to life every spring with colorful flowers

    The beautiful garden which comes to life every spring with colorful flowers

  • The old style pub to entertain your friends and family.

    The old style pub to entertain your friends and family.

  • The old millhouse serves as the staff quarters for this beautiful property.

    The old millhouse serves as the staff quarters for this beautiful property.

  • The dining rooms comfortably accommodate up to 20 people for small parties

    The dining rooms comfortably accommodate up to 20 people for small parties

  • Soak in the history of this 3 story home designed by Thomas Jefferson.

    Soak in the history of this 3 story home designed by Thomas Jefferson.

  • Enjoy the sunset by the old well that still draws water today.

    Enjoy the sunset by the old well that still draws water today.

  • One of the 5 luxurious guest suites

    One of the 5 luxurious guest suites

  • Throughout spring and summer, the garden attracts butterflies and songbirds

    Throughout spring and summer, the garden attracts butterflies and songbirds

  • Similar insignias can be found throughout this historic property.

    Similar insignias can be found throughout this historic property.

  • With early 1900s furniture, the dining room is a great spot for family memories

    With early 1900s furniture, the dining room is a great spot for family memories

  • Relax by one of the original fire places in this historic parlor

    Relax by one of the original fire places in this historic parlor

  • The Millstream Farmhouse is the perfect place to plan a getaway.

    The Millstream Farmhouse is the perfect place to plan a getaway.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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