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"There is so much to enjoy here. Scenic spot on the river; bird and wildlife watching; tubing and rafting in summer; fun house to stay in - great for relaxing or entertaining; works as a launch point for sightseeing day trips as well. Many thanks to our gracious hosts!"
Guest: Brett G.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 8, 2015
"So much nicer than a standard hotel room and well-equipped. All necessary appliances, utensils, dishes, etc were in place so all we needed for our 3 night stay were a few groceries. There was a coffee pot and lots of filters so don't forget to bring coffee. The owner returned emails and phone calls immediately and was very responsive in dealing with a last minute request for an extra night stay. The ski slopes are within walking distance but we drove because of the heavy snow (best local ski conditions I've experienced!) We live about 1 hour and 45 minutes from Whitetail and would definitely return to this property again if skiing for multiple days."
Guest: Mary G.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
Gorgeous house, but NO CELL SERVICE available at this location
"This house and property--is gorgeous! The biggest problem we had here--this house has NO CELL SERVICE! It must be too far back in the woods. It ended up being a very important glitch in our visit, as two families had emergency family issues come up and communication was a BIG problem. Some of us were able to send iMessages on our iPhones, but those people who had Android phones were even out of luck on being able to send text messages. The wifi/internet service in the house is very slow and the modem is outdated, which is what I believe caused the problem with the texting (there wasn't even enough bandwidth to FaceTime). The slow wifi also caused issues with our tablets and laptops working slowly. There was only ONE landline phone in the kitchen (for this huge house). Even though we were able to make and receive long distance calls on that landline, it was very inconvenient. While I realize a lot of people go on vacation to get away from it all and relax, in this day and age, we still depend on our cell phones and need communication and working, modern wifi.
Pros: lovely house set back in the woods; plenty of seating for meal time and pots, pans, and dinnerware; huge master bath with a beautiful huge tub; wrap around porch; all kinds of wildlife; fire pit and BBQ grill; most of the beds were comfortable and had nice linens; towels were thick and soft. Lots of comfy chairs, games and DVDs around.
Cons: upkeep on this property is lacking. The shower curtain in the master bath had mildew all over it (as did the one downstairs) and it was dirty in other spots in the bathroom (the maid service is not doing a good job of cleaning) and light bulbs were out in lamps. We didn't have enough towels to go around. There were only 2 TVs, and their satellite TV had minimal channels on it (again, if it's raining outside--you need to do something). There were minimal nightstands and bedroom furniture to store our clothes. Some of the chairs on the porch were broken in spots. The sprayer attachment on the kitchen sink didn't work, & we didn't have a clean dish rag or sponge to wash dishes with (only a very dirty sponge which we refused to use).
This is a nice play to stay--but the owners really need to do some upkeep. The lack of cell service was a dealbreaker for us; and, by the way, this place is a good 20 minutes outside of Gettysburg, not the 8 minutes we were told. Even though it was lovely, it was quite a drive out there. I'd stay somewhere else next time."
Guest: Blueeyez 5.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 24, 2015