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Willow Lodge at Primrose Dale Farm~Rest, Relax & Renew~Near Historic Gettysburg

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Willow Lodge is a cozy three bedroom ranch style cottage that is nestled by the edge of the woods on a working farm, Primrose Dale. It is conveniently located only 11 miles from historic Gettysburg, 45 miles from Hershey Park, 70 miles from Lancaster's amish country, 23 miles from Ski Liberty, and 20 miles from Ski Roundtop and Mountain Resort. The cottage is fully furnished with three beds (one full size and two twins) that sleeps four (4) people and two cots (with mattresses) that sleeps two (2) people. Maximum Occupancy is six (6) people. [Please note that the $99/night rate is based on four people. Add an additional $10.00/night for each additional person above the four up to the maximum of six. Cots are provided only on reservations for five or six people]. The cottage has two newly renovated full baths with linens, dining area and kitchen with stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, and all pots, pans, utensils and dishes needed to provide for all of your dining needs. A full size washer and dryer is also included right off the main dining area. Truly a place to 'get away from it all', there is no WIFI available but access to the internet or your e-mail can be done easily with a smartphone. There is also no television. Books, board games, playing cards and wildlife sightings are the main forms of entertainment here on the farm. A small working fireplace in the living room (available October through March) provides guests with a cozy atmosphere while taking the chill out of a cool autumn evening. April through November, a picnic table and charcoal grill is provided behind the house with a beautiful view of the farm and picturesque South Mountains. Next to the outdoor dining area is an inviting fire pit where guests may relax while enjoying an evening beverage, pleasant conversation or some quiet time. An especially welcoming feature after a long day of sightseeing or other area activities. (Outdoor seating provided by the owners April through November only. Guests must supply their own firewood as it is not available in or around the property. Charcoal for the grill must also be provided by the guests.)


Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/30/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be over 21 to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside the home only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 twin/ single

    Sleeps 1...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    Sleeps 1...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Sleeps 2...moreless

  • There are three beds (one full size and two twins) that sleeps four (4) people and cots (with mattresses) that sleeps two (2) people. Cots are provided for reservations of five or six people. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Two full baths...one in main hallway and one in master bedroom

Other Amenities

  • No Maid Service Available. For convenience, a full size washer and dryer are available in the house for guest use....moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Breathtaking views of northern Adams County farm land and South Mountain region...moreless

  • Rural:

    Located on the edge of a beautiful farm, Primrose Dale, just 15 minutes north of historic Gettysburg...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    One dining table seats six. Small table with bench in kitchen seats two....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Available October through March. Guests must provide own firewood as it is not provided by Owners & is not available on/around the farm property. Duralogs 14' in length, work well. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    No garage available for guest use...moreless

  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    One set of bed linens provided for each bed and the cots....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Private Driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No house phone available...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    One set of towels (a bath towel, hand towel and wash cloth) provided for each person up to six people....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    No dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen table with bench, seats 2...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Picnic Table and outdoor seating available April through November only. Large backyard....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal Grill available April through November only. Fire pit also available. Guests must provide charcoal for grill. Firewood for pit is not provided by Owners or available on/around farm property...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$99
$2,250

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

$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.

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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Location

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.

 

Owner info

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:
Recently married in 2006, Lawrence and Wendy began their search 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.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/30/2016

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Photos

  • Summertime at Willow Lodge

    Summertime at Willow Lodge

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Country Kitchen

    Country Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom Unique Antique 1860's Style Bedroom

    Master Bedroom Unique Antique 1860's Style Bedroom

  • Bedroom3: Trout Fishing Theme;
One Twin Bed

    Bedroom3: Trout Fishing Theme; One Twin Bed

  • Master Bath with Walk-in Shower

    Master Bath with Walk-in Shower

  • Fire Pit Area with 4 Adirondack Chairs

    Fire Pit Area with 4 Adirondack Chairs

  • View of South Mountains from the Lodge

    View of South Mountains from the Lodge

  • Summer View from Primrose Dale Farm

    Summer View from Primrose Dale Farm

  • Our two Berkshires, Petunia & Primrose

    Our two Berkshires, Petunia & Primrose

  • A Winter Wonderland…country lane leading to Willow Lodge and Primrose Dale Farm

    A Winter Wonderland…country lane leading to Willow Lodge and Primrose Dale Farm

  • Rustic and Comfy

    Rustic and Comfy

  • Full size washer & dryer behind curtain & entrance to mud room off dining area

    Full size washer & dryer behind curtain & entrance to mud room off dining area

  • Bedroom 2: Hunting Theme; One Twin Bed

    Bedroom 2: Hunting Theme; One Twin Bed

  • Hallway Full Bath

    Hallway Full Bath

  • Outdoor Dining Area with Charcoal Grill and Fire Pit

    Outdoor Dining Area with Charcoal Grill and Fire Pit

  • View of Primrose Dale Farm from the Lodge

    View of Primrose Dale Farm from the Lodge

  • Baling Hay

    Baling Hay

  • Our alpaca, Molly, and a friend

    Our alpaca, Molly, and a friend

  • Our Beautiful Saxony Ducks

    Our Beautiful Saxony Ducks

  • Cozy & Beautiful Winter Get-Away at Primrose Dale Farm

    Cozy & Beautiful Winter Get-Away at Primrose Dale Farm

  • Wintertime view of our farm, Primrose Dale, from Willow Lodge

    Wintertime view of our farm, Primrose Dale, from Willow Lodge

VRBO #471987

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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York Springs, PA, USA #471987

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