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Lovely Stone Farmhouse on Gettysburg Battlefield

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths. Sleeps 6

The Alexander Currens Farmhouse (c.1799) is located on the southern end of the Gettysburg Battlefield. In July 1863, it sat in the crossfire between the Union and Confederate troops on the Second Day of the Gettysburg campaign.

The winner of the 2009 restoration award by Historic Gettysburg, Adams County, the house sits quietly today, a 5 minute bike ride from Little Round Top, Devil's Den, and the new Visitor's Center. The house is furnished with comfortable antiques. It has three bedrooms, two with queen size beds and the third with a full size bed. The house has a new kitchen, a quiet study and living room. Every room has its own fireplace, and gas-fired stove. (The house also has central air.) There are two full baths, one with a combined shower/tub, and the other with a deep antique soaking tub. The second floor porch, equipped with comfortable chairs, overlooks the National Park. A brick patio, surrounding the old well, provides a lovely outdoor dining space.

Hopefully a Truly Memorable Experience: We hope we have created a lovely environment for those coming to explore Gettysburg. Relying on our own experience in renting private homes, we have purposefully used very nice linens and mattresses. We have also equipped the house with a nice music, and an extensive video library. A gas light greets you on your arrival.

We also provide complete book with suggested day trips, good restaurants, and other things that will make your stay enjoyable. For those who sew (a family passion of ours) we have stocked the house with Ott lights, a nice sewing machine, and a number of other useful items. We also give you directions to some of the great local fabric stores, many of which sell reproduction civil war materials.

We want your stay to be memorable, so if there is anything else you would need, please -- just ask.

Also,if you are looking to explore Central Pennsylvania, we have a number of historic homes in the area and we offer combined stays among them. We offer stays where you move from one house to another, or the other option is to reserve two houses and bounce back and forth. Call us or email us for more information.

More Details

Property Manager
Joann
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for sharing your "dream house" with us. I am not sure how you ever left it, as after only one week we are having a difficult time leaving it! ;)

We spent the week doing the perfect combination of sight seeing, Eisenhower house, trip to the Civil War Museums in Harrisburg, Lancaster, walks through the cemeteries. MANY walks through the park/battlefield, and relaxing here, walking the grounds, watering the plants and flowers, which was actually enjoyable and drinking coffee and relaxing on the upstairs balcony...resting, resting, resting!!

Ken is a guitar maker and spent many hours out on theatio working on his present project...a rosewood acoustic guitar. What a peaceful place to work!

We appreciate how well stocked the home is with various amenities.

We hope to come back
Jul 2012
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Amenities

Gettysburg Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Lovely Stone Farmhouse on Gettysburg Battlefield
average rating of 4.869565 based on 25 reviews
5

Dream Vacation

  • 5 of 5

For years I've wanted to spend an extended time near the Gettysburg battlefield. This lovely home not only put us next to the national park, but it provided a relaxing place for us to enjoy a week together as a family. My wife loved the house and is looking forward to another visit hopefully soon. I especially enjoyed my morning runs on the battlefield just a short jog away.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Our Stay In Gettysburg's Lovely Stone Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

...just a beautiful home inside and out which drips with the history of the entire town of Gettysburg...the home was clean and well appointed with clean colorful linens...the yard is very private and has graceful fauna/floral...the location just 1-2 miles away from center town is very convenient...Michael and Janet were tremendously helpful in representing the home's owner and helping book and coordinate our stay...every American should strive to visit Gettysburg, PA once in their lifetime...

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house overall!!

  • 5 of 5

You will be impressed with every single aspect of this great home. the restoration has been done very well, it has the feel of the "era" but is updated with so many amenities that its the best of both worlds. The beds are very comfortable, there are towels, linens, pots, pans and just about everything you need to feel "at home". My family of 5 spent 4 days here and still feel we didn't explore all the house had to offer. The yard is just beautiful and big enough for the kids to run and play. when you go out to the battlefields and the memorials and come back to a house that honors the era, it just extends the experience. We are very much looking forward to coming back and staying at this home again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Wonderful Historic Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a four day historic vacation. Wow! We were so impressed by the beautiful house. It is very clean, with updated amenities, and yet filled with antiques and historic atmosphere. My teenaged girls especially liked the soaker tub on the main floor,and we all appreciated the excellent wifi reception. I appreciated the ample towels, clean linens basics in the pantry. There was even coffee!

Michael, the property manager was extremely helpful and accommodating. He made check in and check out a breeze!

Thanks again for the wonderful stay. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Wonderful Farmhouse

  • 4 of 5

I rented this lovely home for my husband's birthday weekend. We had a great time in Gettysburg and the surrounding area. This home is well equipped and comfortable. The road noise is rather annoying, especially if sitting on the great second floor porch. Also, there is a helicopter service business across the street and that can be a real distraction! We took our sound machine, so sleeping was not a problem. The kitchen is lovely and has a few staples there (salt, pepper, spices, coffee filters). The wi-fi was easy to use and there is television and a dvd player. The library is a great room for reading and needlework, even has an ott light! My one suggestion to the owners would be to have porch seating for at least 4 people and some lawn chairs so sitting downstairs would be easy. Overall a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Gorgeous historic home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully renovated and maintained historic property within walking distance to battlefields and very close to town. Lots of room to spread out and many gas fireplaces to enjoy. Highly recommended to anyone who wants to experience the history of Gettysburg in a home rather than a hotel. We hope to be back again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Baltimore
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Harrisburg
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rt. 15 and Rt. 30
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Gettysburg Battlefield

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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