Idyllic 400 Acre Estate on the Susquehanna River(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Secluded Dutch Country Estate; accommodating up to 16.
For those who wish to unwind the farm offers idyllic countryside. Sit on the porch enjoying panoramic views and listen to leaves rustling in the breeze.
By night hear the call of a distant coyote or lay on the lawn, gazing at an ink black sky peppered with stars.
For those who prefer activities the farm offers walking, hiking, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, volleyball, badminton and table tennis.
The explorers among you may visit a variety nearby attractions including day trips to Lancaster, York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington DC.
Tour the Amish country, local farmer's markets, country fairs and craft shows. Visit historic Gettysburg or Annapolis. Go outlet shopping. Drive the scenic Brandywine River Valley. The Chesapeake Bay region offers quaint towns, restaurants and sailing.
Michael’s Run offers something for everyone.
The 7,500 square foot main farmhouse accommodates up to 16 people with 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. There are two living rooms, a games and TV area, dining room, gourmet kitchen, covered porch and in ground swimming pool. Every room looks out onto the farm with not a neighbor in sight.
For those interested in history; our family is the second owners since Lord Baltimore and William Penn. The Cooper Family owned the farm for hundreds of years where it served as a plantation. While hiking the premises you will find the family cemetery, a slave cemetery, former slave quarters, and several barns and outbuildings on the property some of which date back to the 1700s.
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Member since: 2012
- 7500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 16
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Botanical Garden
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 27 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Taxes Not included
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Enjoy day trips to Lancaster, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Annapolis or Washington DC.
Tour the Amish country, local farmer's markets, country fairs and craft shows. Our region is a treasure trove for those seeking anything from rare antiques to flea market finds and folk art.
Tanger Outlets and the Perryville Outlet Center provide easy access to brand name bargain shopping.
Longwood Gardens, founded by Pierre du Pont, consists of over 1,000 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Longwood contains a restaurant, gift shop, and the Peirce-du Pont House. Check for seasonal activities.
Take a scenic drive through the Brandywine River Valley along Buck and Doe Run. Described by National Geographic magazine as a drive of a lifetime. Those who would like to get on this beautiful river can arrange a canoeing or tubing trip with Northbrook Canoe Company.
Havre de Grace, at mouth of the Susquehanna River and the head of Chesapeake Bay is a mere 19 miles away. Visit a lighthouse, enjoy numerous restaurants, or take a sunset cruise on a paddle steamer or a sailboat.
A comprehensive orientation book provided with suggestions for our favorite attractions and activities. Feel at home right away with in-depth local info.
Year Purchased: 1990
About: Michael's Run Farm has been our family home since 1990. We have loved our years at the farm enjoying horseback riding, hiking, and appreciating the outdoors. We are committed to ensuring that your stay at Michael's Run Farm is memorable. If you have any special requests, please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate.
Why Delta, PA, USA:
As soon as you enter the gate at Michael’s Run Farm you will understand why this farm has meant so much to our family. The beautiful views, abundance of wildlife, the peacefulness and quiet, not to mention the starry skies; a visit to Michael’s Run will provide you with all the rest and rejuvenation you seek in a holiday.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Located within a day's drive of 75% of the US population, the farm is an ideal location for family gatherings, events, reunions, and corporate off sites. Situated on the banks of the Susquehanna River, among rolling, forested hills; the surroundings are beautiful. The farm offers privacy, quiet and tranquility for those who want to unwind. Yet, there are many activities to enjoy at the farm. The host of nearby attractions offer something for anyone who wants to explore the region.
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Michael's Run Farm House
Covered porch, with al fresco dining area and bbq.
One of several fenced pastures.
En suite master bathroom.
Guestroom II with king size bed.
Lower level family room with access to pool.
Barn and stables under a summer sky.
Dock on Susquehanna River.
Front porch at the hunting cabin.
Historic Cooper family cemetery.
Beautifully maintained gardens.
Swimming pool at farm house.
Floating dock on the Susquehanna River.
Master Suite with view of Susquehanna River.
Guestroom I with queen size bed.
Fireplace in lower level family room.
Aerial view of Michael's Run Farm.
A summer's day on the Susquehanna River.
Hunting cabin interior.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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