1840 Pa Farmhouse/Cottage on 83 Acres W/ Inground Pool(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-4 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Farmhouse and Cottage - 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed - 2.5 Baths - Sleeps 10-12
Situated in beautiful Adams County, we are located approximately two miles from the historic colonial town of East Berlin, PA (population: 1,400), founded by Pennsylvania Germans in 1764 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
Property Description and Location: The property has a beautiful in-ground pool, Pennsylvania bank barn, 3-car garage, lovely views, and privacy and is an excellent base for relaxation and exploration of nearby Gettysburg, Lancaster's PA Dutch Country, Hershey, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York. World-wide travelers will find many French and European touches. We also have lots of original art and handmade pottery in both the farmhouse and cottage.
Historical: Our farmhouse has two plaques indicating registration as a Civil War building (having been built prior to the Civil War of 1863) and has received recognition from Historic Gettysburg-Adams County, Inc. as a home restored to its original 1840's era.
Sleeping Accomodations: The rental of this property includes both the Farmhouse and the Cottage:
Farmhouse (sleeps up to 8): There are four bedrooms on the second floor of the farmhouse: three with a double bed and one with two single beds. All are furnished with antique dressers, desks, and lovely bed linens.
Cottage (sleeps 2-4): There is one loft-style bedroom with double bed on the second floor and a comfortable pull-out double sofa bed in the living room.
In addition, we also have a Writer's Studio with two single beds, which can be used, if needed, at a cost of $75/night.
We will consider pets with prior authorization and charge a one-time pet fee of $75/pet.
We have had several weddings at our farm which have been beautiful! We allow small weddings of about 100 guests or less. Please ask about our rates. We will be glad to give you recommendations for tent rental, caterers, photographers, etc.
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Member since: 2008
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
- In the farmhouse there are 4 bedrooms (3 bedrooms, each with a double bed and 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds). In the cottage, there is 1 double bed in the upstairs loft and 1 pull-out sofa bed on the first floor (very comfortable). All of our bedrooms are furnished with lovely bed linens, desks, dressers, chairs, etc. Also, there is a Writer's Studio with 2 twin beds available for $75/night if you would like more room or would just like to spread out a bit more....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Families love our property. This was our summer home for over 15 years and we invite you to stay here with your family and friends and create wonderful memories together just as we did with our children ( who are now ages 31-37!) Also, please note that we have free WiFi in the farmhouse! :) We allow pets with prior written authorization and charge a one-time pet fee of $75/pet. ...moreless
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Bottled Water
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- 4 Ring Stove
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio:
- Large Cooler
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Porch / Veranda
- Small Cooler
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Pet Fee $75
- Cleaning fee $150
- Tax Rate 11%
Rates (in US Dollars ): Personal Currency Assistant™
Cleaning Fee - $150
$250 Refundable Security Deposit.
50% Deposit Required with Reservation.
Balance Due 30 Days Prior to Arrival.
6% PA Sales Tax, 5% Adams County Tax will be added.
Personal Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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We provide 5 bicycles for your enjoyment to explore country roads in the area. Also, we have croquet, volleyball, and lots of yard games for families. For the pool, we supply pool toys and 'noodles' as well as beach towels for everyone. Also, please note that we have free WiFi in the farmhouse! :)
Gettysburg Home Rental - 1840 Farm Property in the middle of 83 Acres
Historic 1840 PA German Farmhouse
Stone Fireplace in Smokehouse Cottage
Farmhouse Dining Room
Cottage Window Box in the Spring
Spring Flowers on the Lawn near the Barn
Farmhouse Kitchen (with new ceramic cook-top stove)
Writer's Studio is available with two single beds if you need more space.
Our farm (Anthony Farm) - 1841 - honored by Historic Gettysburg in 2003
Our farm in the winter - very peaceful and serene....
Fenced In-Ground Pool with Panoramic Country Views
Pre Civil War-era Smokehouse Guest Cottage
Kitchen in Smokehouse Cottage
Farmhouse Family Room
Cottage Window Box in the Summer
Birdhouse under Red Maple
Cottage Loft Bedroom
Civil War Building Recognition
Participation in Adams County Barn Restoration
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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