Willow Lodge at Primrose Dale Farm~Rest, Relax & Renew~Near Historic Gettysburg(67 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Private setting on a 1 acre lot at the wooded edge of a farm
Member since: 2013
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- There are three beds (one full size and two twins) that sleeps four (4) people and cots (with mattresses) that sleeps two (2) people. PLEASE NOTE: The full size bed is authentic from the late 1800's. It is 75" in length which was typical of beds constructed during that era and is shorter than what many are accustomed to in our modern day beds. Cots are provided for reservations of five or six people. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Two full baths...one in main hallway and one in master bedroom
- Away From It All
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Lawn / Garden:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 11%
$99.00/night rate is for up to four people.
To secure property, one credit card payment for total amount due
including the damage deposit is required when reservation is made.
A one night stay is sometimes permitted but requires a $100.00 cleaning fee
Until confirmed, rates subject to change
Must be at least 21 years of age to rent the property
Owner'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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Located in a bucolic region of Adams County, just minutes from historic downtown Gettysburg, Willow Lodge is nestled in a wooded setting at the edge of a working farm, Primrose Dale. Close to Route 15, guests have easy access to other area attractions such as Adams County wineries, the Appalachian Trail, ski slopes, golf courses, antique and outlet shopping, Harrisburg museums, and Hershey Park just to name a few.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Lawrence and Wendy Shrader are the owners of Willow Lodge and Primrose Dale Farm. It is a working farm that not only produces corn, soybeans and grass hay but is also home to a variety of livestock including purebred Kinder goats, Berkshire Hogs, one Alpaca, one guard Llama, a flock of chickens and a bunch of waddling ducks. Lawrence was born and raised in Littlestown and Wendy in Gettysburg so they are both native to Adams County. Both have a family background in farming.
Why the Owner Chose York Springs, PA, USA:
In 2006 and newly married, Lawrence and Wendy began searching for the farm of their dreams...one that was not too far off the beaten path but far enough to provide the tranquility and pastoral setting they were looking for. Their search ended in 2010 when a 52 acre farm with two houses went on the auction block. Lawrence and Wendy moved quickly and with one swift sound of a gavel, Primrose Dale was born. By offering Willow Lodge as a guest cottage here on their farm, they hope to share with others the peace and tranquil beauty they found here in upper Adams County.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Sitting back off the main road, the private gravel lane leads to a farm house and guest cottage. An abundance of wildlife can be spotted from Willow Lodge. It is not a rare occurrence to see a buck or a doe with her fawn grazing at the edge of the woods. The sound of a woodpecker, or a dove; an occasional 'hoot' of an owl is typical. The quiet beauty and the privacy of the location is unsurpassed….a serene place to rest, relax and renew.
Summertime at Willow Lodge
Master Bedroom Unique Antique 1860's Style Bedroom
Bedroom3: Trout Fishing Theme; One Twin Bed
Master Bath with Walk-in Shower
Fire Pit Area with 4 Adirondack Chairs
View of South Mountains from the Lodge
Summer View from Primrose Dale Farm
Our two Berkshires, Petunia & Primrose
A Winter Wonderland…country lane leading to Willow Lodge and Primrose Dale Farm
Rustic and Comfy
Full size washer & dryer behind curtain & entrance to mud room off dining area
Bedroom 2: Hunting Theme; One Twin Bed
Hallway Full Bath
Outdoor Dining Area with Charcoal Grill and Fire Pit
View of Primrose Dale Farm from the Lodge
Our alpaca, Molly, and a friend
Our Beautiful Saxony Ducks
Cozy & Beautiful Winter Get-Away at Primrose Dale Farm
Wintertime view of our farm, Primrose Dale, from Willow Lodge
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017
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