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The Landyshade Farm House, Close to Lancaster Attractions

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Farmhouse, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-12)

Welcome to The Landyshade Farm House,

we hope that you will enjoy your stay here with us.This timeless, grand farmhouse will be exclusively yours during your visit. The Landyshade Farm House offers a distinctive and spacious home for you to enjoy. We are located in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, where there are so many wonderful attractions to keep you coming back to enjoy them all. We are able to accommodate small or large groups. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway, a family vacation, reunion, business meeting, church retreat, desire a farm experience, a country holiday, or a special place to stay near historic Lancaster, we can help. The Landyshade Farm House is open year-round and each group is given personal attention. The Landyshade Farm House is a lovely farmhouse that sleeps up to 12 people. Additional guests can be accommodated up to 18 people.  Our historic farmhouse dates back to the 1700's and which was deeded by William Penn's son,  has been recently remodeled and has 5 large and spacious bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. With 2 large living room areas. The Landyshade Farm House is located on a modern working dairy farm. We offer scheduled tours of our farm. Watch the milking process and as the cows are being fed. See the calves on the farm and maybe get a chance to help feed one. If your lucky you might even get to see a calf being born. Learn about some of the modern ways we conserve our energy on the farm. While here you can sit on the front porch and watch the farmers in the field, or as we load and unload mulch in our mulch yard, or go for a relaxing stroll through the orchard area or sit and relax watching the kids play on the play ground or with our family dog, Sheba. There are many Amish farms in our area and the Amish tourist areas are close by, with quick access to Route 283. We are close to beautiful shopping malls, and outlets, grocery stores, and pleasing restaurants.   

4 miles to Spooky Nook Sports Complex

 

 

 

Keywords: farm, farmhouse, farm home, house, home, vacation home, vacation house, vacation, Lancaster County, Lancaster, Amish, Dutch, farming

More Details

Property Manager
Marge Wallace
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Marge Wallace

John and Doris Landis started here after buying the family farm from John's father in the 70's. With the help of their son, John Jr. and several employees they have continued to maintain and grow their farm. In 1983 they began their mulch landscaping business that is now known as Landyshade Mulch. Their mulch business grew quickly and is known all over Lancaster County now.

Marge Wallace purchased this farmhouse in 1975

Why Marge Wallace chose Dutch Country

John and Doris have raised their family in this house and have recently moved off the farm. With the recent remodeling of their home they have opened it up to you. Our home is located with easy access to the Lancaster County Amish attractions.

What makes this farmhouse unique

While your here sit back and relax on the porch or balcony, or play with the kids in the playground. Take a walk through the orchard or just sit and enjoy the beautiful sunsets that we get to enjoy daily. We are centrally located to enjoy Hershey Park and the delicious chocolate attractions of Hershey PA and minutes away from Lancaster City and the Amish tourist attractions. While here you can have a scheduled tour of our farm. Enjoy learning about the milking process, maybe get a peek at us milking, see the calves on our farm and maybe get a chance to see a baby being born. Learn some of the modern ways we are conserving our energy and resources.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We really enjoyed our stay here. It was so clean and relaxing, we have a wonderful sleep. We usually stay with family in the area, but this was a wonderful option for us and we loved it. We will definitely be back. We met Doris and she was so warm and friendly, thank you for letting us stay in your wonderful home.
Oct 2010
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

The Landyshade Farm House, Close to Lancaster Attractions
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Perfect for our small family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

The Landyshade Farmhouse was the perfect place for our family from around the US to gather for a weekend reunion! It was very clean and comfortable to stay in. The kitchen is very well equipped and we were able to cook/bake most of our meals there. We had 6 adults and 4 children, and plenty of extra room with ample space for our young children to play both inside and out!

A special thank you to Marge and Mr. Landis for being so friendly and for showing us around the dairy farm!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so wonderful to see three generations enjoying themselves in our farmhouse!What an absolutely delightful family,coming together from so many different places.I miss the children's squeals already!!
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columbus ohio
5

Fantastic place to bring in the New Year

  • 5 of 5

My friend set up a wonderful New Years party here, and this place was absolutely perfect for it. The owners were incredibly nice and the house is fantastic. The entire place comfortably housed all 9 of us, without it ever feeling cramped. I can't think of anything that would have made our stay there any better, I'd highly recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review.We totally enjoyed your visit to our farmhouse,and are already looking forward to booking your next visit!!.Marge
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5

Perfect Multi-Family House

  • 5 of 5

We spent a weekend in Lancaster for a family wedding, & this house was perfect! We had 10 adults & 2 children & there was plenty of room for everyone. Everything was so clean & comfortable, & we really enjoyed the large kitchen for everyone to gather. All of the cows was an extra bonus, especially for the kids. Thank you Sue for making the checkin & checkout so easy. We would definately love to stay here again, & will be sure to recommend The Landyshade Farmhouse to our friends!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Monsey, NY
5

homey and clean

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing experience at the farmhouse! We were 2 families, a total of 12, and we had more than enough room. I am particular with cleanliness and this was the perfect clean and well put together house. Sue was really kind and there were such nice people around working at the farm. John took us around on an enjoyable tour and we even got to see a baby calf being born! The listing descriptions are accurate, and we weren't disappointed in any way. All in all it was an amazing stay. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Monsey, NY
5

homey and clean

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing experience at the farmhouse! We were 2 families, a total of 12, and we had more than enough room. I am particular with cleanliness and this was the perfect clean and well put together house. Sue was really kind and there were such nice people around working at the farm. John took us around on an enjoyable tour and we even got to see a baby calf being born! The listing descriptions are accurate, and we weren't disappointed in any way. All in all it was an amazing stay. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Reunion gathering place!

  • 5 of 5

This farmhouse was a perfect fit for our family reunion! It was peaceful and had everything we needed for a family gathering. It is close to attractions and everything was clean and neat. Easy to rent and check in and the grounds were fabulous. The screened in gazebo had plenty of room for our 35+ people and the farm tour was very informational. The provisions for linens and towels was great as we did not have to worry about bringing all those items. You will not be dissatisfied!

Louisa Virginia Beach, Va.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! For future reference our house and grounds are only for the guest staying at the vacation house.Any additional guest would have to be approved by the owner.
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Map

Nearest Airport
27 Miles
MDT-Harrisburg International
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Overlook
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Amtrak-Lancaster Station
Nearest Point of Interest
The Landyshade Farm House
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: necessary

Playground for kids, dog park, baseball,scheduled farm tours

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Rates & Availability

Lancaster Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Rates
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Summer Rates
Apr 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$425
From
$450
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall Rates
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
 

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Amenities

Lancaster Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
  • King size beds (1) 1 King Bed, Queen size Beds (1) 5 Queen Beds, Baby Cribs () Pack and Play available (no additional charge)Toddler Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Central Air throughout the house, coffee maker, Play ground for kids, Iron and Ironing board

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