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Family Friendly, Outdoor Lovers Paradise, Hikers Dream, Serenity Setting

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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Pequea Cottage
Private woodland get-away adjacent to Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve. Listen to the water all around you and relax. Or hike the Susquehanna River hills – 40 miles of trails alone in the PPL Holtwood Environmental Preserve, or five miles to the public boat launch with a perfect eight mile lake for fishing, kayaking or water skiing.
Relax in this newly updated cottage, a cozy relaxing living room with all the comforts included; flat screen TV’s in both the living room and master bedroom. Stero with speakers outside too. Or on those cool evenings warm-up beside the coal stove. Fully equipped kitchen; side by side ref., dishwasher, microwave, blender, all the conveniences. Master bed room has beautiful views of the outdoors while relaxing in your queen size bed. The 2nd bedroom has a little twist to it with the full size bed elevated in a birds nest loft. WiFi – if you need to stay in touch or escape into a private office area with a great view to watch the birds. Modern bathroom and a full size washer and dryer.
“Living Outside” on the 1,200 square foot natural flagstone patio highlighted by your own spring feed pond. Enjoy a bonfire while sitting on Adirondack chairs and listening to the flowing stream. Or maybe you might enjoy relaxing on the hammock watching the bird feeders and hearing Tucquan Glen in the background. As someone cooks on the gas grill or enjoy a second dinning area.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age is 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bedroom ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Second bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    Single bed located in the office. ...moreless

  • The master bedroom has beautiful views into the woods, high def TV, ceiling fan, vaulted ceiling and mood lighting. The second bedroom has beautiful views, ceiling fan, vaulted ceiling and a loft style bed area. Room to setup a cot or air mattress on the floor, which are both available in the closet...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub


  • Single sink with plenty of counter space

Other Amenities

  • Great place to escape to nature!


  • Books:

    Bookshelf with hard and paperback books available for your reading pleasure. ...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Bose Surround system and Sony blue-ray player...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games and cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct Tv service...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose Surround inside and Bose outdoor speakers...moreless

  • Television:

    HD TV,s in living room and master bedroom ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Seating for 6 at inside table, seating for 6 at outside table...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit and there is a whole house dehumidifier ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Front load Miele dryer ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Coal stove as main, Electric baseboard ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless DSL...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are provided ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    HD TV, Bose surround sound, blue-ray player, board games in laundry closet...moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street, can fit 4 cars if needed...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line is provided, if your cell phone doesn't work...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels are provided ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front load Miele washer. ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Coal stove, can be used as main heat source if wanted...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped, ready to make a meal...moreless

  • Dishwasher


  • Boat:

    Bring your boat along, The Cottage is located within minutes of the Lake Aldred. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Around 1200 sqft of natural flagstone, ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Available at Tanglewood Golf, Crossgates, Willow Valley and Media Heights Country Club ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Make sure you bring your kayak or canoe since there are many great places near by. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Yard to play in, or just sit back and listen to nature. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Full size with side burner...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis Courts are located at Safe Harbor Park...moreless



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from 30 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$195 $220
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,200 $3,600
Off Season
Nov 1 - May 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$145 $195
Fri, Sat, Sun
$900 $3,000
Peak Season
May 2 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$195 $220
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,200 $3,600
Off Season
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$145 $195
Fri, Sat, Sun
$900 $3,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$195 $220
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,200 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7.1%


If we find out that you bring a pet there will be a $500 fee for cleaning no questions asked.

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  • Susquehanna State Park

    "Nice park, great place to hike and view the river. "

  • Buck Motorsports Inc

    "If your looking for a Saturday night out with high horsepower, this is the place to go!"

  • Pequea

    "If you love being on or by the water, this is your place "

  • Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve

    "A beautiful place to hike. You get to experience many native plant and flower while walking ..."

  • Frogtown Cafe

    "A nice place to grab a drink or enjoy a bite to eat "

  • Kellys Run

    "Great place to go hiking and enjoy nature "

  • The Pinnacle Overlook

    "Breath taking views or take a hike down to the River "

  • Conestoga Wagon Restaurant

    "Nice place to grab a bite to eat"

  • Conestoga Area Historical Society

    "Great place to learn more about the history of the area"

  • Hans Herr House & Museum, The

    "Learn about one of the first settlers to the area"

  • strasburg railroad

    "Come explore the railroad museum and take a ride into history on a steam locomotive "

  • Wind Cave Parking Pull-Off

    "Take a hike into the woods and then create your own adventure as you venture into wind cave...."

  • Indian Steps Museum

    "Awesome place to learn about our fellow settlers, the Indians. Located along the Susquehann..."

  • Ambush Adventure Park

    "If your look to have some fun, why not go play paintball"

  • John Wright Restaurant

    "Great restaurant located along the Susquehanna River with indoor and outdoor seating. Then y..."

  • Rawlinsville

    "Nice local place to grab a drink or a bit to eat"

  • Rosie's Pizza

    "Good food at a fair price. They also will deliver to the house, a nice bonus. "

  • Muddy Run Park

    "Nice park, go check out the lake on a paddle boat or cano, while you go fishing. Then grab a..."

  • Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve

    "This goes without saying, a must to hike while staying at The Cottage. There are trails on b..."

  • Bethesda United Methodist Church

    "This is a local place for worship. "

  • Shank's Tavern

    "A nice place to eat and you might get to enjoy some live music. "

  • Allegro Vineyards & Winery

    "Great place to try some local wines in a peaceful atmosphere. "

  • Safe Harbor Park

    "This park is great, located along the Conestoga River. Features. Fishing, Swimming, Hiking..."

  • Longwood Gardens

    "Beautiful gardens, great place to visit!"

  • Wasabi Japanese Restaurant

    "Great food, excellent sushi. Bring your bottle of wine, restaurant is a BYOB. "

  • Village Greens

    "A fun place to go mini golfing. They have two courses, is all up to you to decide if you wa..."


Car: Necessary

The property is setup to be outdoors, located adjacent to Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve. Which is considered one of Lancaster counties natural gems.

You are located within minutes of plenty of great places to hike. Such as Kelly's Run, Reed Run, Shenks Ferry, Pinnacle Overlook, Muddy Run Park, Susquehanna State Park, Lock 12 and 15, Safe Harbor Park, Pequea Creek and the Rails to trails system.

Located within half an hour of Lancaster city, to enjoy many galleries and dining options.

The outlets Rockvale outlets and Tanger are also half hour drive.

Great place to see the Amish, as they are neighbors or take a tour of the Amish Village

If you like to go antiquing their are many places in near by Columbia


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

Why the Owner Chose Lancaster:
I chose to purchase this property because of the location, then I created a masterpiece of a home, that fits into the surroundings.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The property intruded me let my imagination run wild. With its surreal surroundings, the sounds of water in the background all while being secluded in a woodland environment. This property is an extremely rare find!

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  • Spring morning, overlooking the fire pit, stream and pond

    Spring morning, overlooking the fire pit, stream and pond

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom 2 with loft bed

    Bedroom 2 with loft bed

  • Full size washer and dryer

    Full size washer and dryer

  • Gas grill with 2nd outside table.

    Gas grill with 2nd outside table.

  • Relax on the hammock as you listen to the water and enjoy watching the birds

    Relax on the hammock as you listen to the water and enjoy watching the birds

  • Pinnacle Overlook, winter 2014

    Pinnacle Overlook, winter 2014

  • Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve

    Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve

  • Mature trees located throughout the property

    Mature trees located throughout the property

  • Shanks Ferry Wilfolwer Preserve

    Shanks Ferry Wilfolwer Preserve

  • The grand entry

    The grand entry

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bathroom


  • Bonfires are good even in the winter

    Bonfires are good even in the winter

  • Tucquan Glen is part of the property

    Tucquan Glen is part of the property

  • Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve

    Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve

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