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Dancing Bear Farm. Private Apartment or Full Farmhouse

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Apartment: 2 Bedrooms, Newly Renovated Full Kitchen And Bathroom, Screened Porch

Dancing Bear Farm offers a warm and welcoming, comfortable country atmosphere, yet close to grocery stores, quaint downtown Lewisburg and many area attractions. Nestled in the beautiful farm country of central Pennsylvania, the rural setting offers a refreshing break from the busy-ness of everyday life.

Dancing Bear Farm is a secluded 3-acre homestead with a two-story Farmhouse, and an entirely private 2-bedroom Country Bear Apartment. Accommodations are casual and comfortable. The recently remodeled Apartment has two bedrooms, full bath, full kitchen, screened porch, and private entrance. For larger groups, the Farmhouse is also available for vacation rental, with four bedrooms, a large kitchen, laundry room and two additional full bathrooms. Ask us about details and pricing.

The beautifully landscaped grounds are graced with wonderful trees, ponds, waterfalls, campfire, children’s play area and in-ground swimming pool. We know you'll feel your stress drop away and your spirit rise as you make yourself at home here.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    We are a very family-friendly place with lots of room to run and play outdoors. Papa Bear Room sleeps five, with option for portable crib as well....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not permitted in any building at any time. Smoking is strongly discouraged anywhere on the property. If you do smoke, please do it outside and be sure to properly dispose of matches and cigarette butts. Thanks! ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well-behaved dogs welcome. Guests sign pet agreement, including small fee and responsibility for any/all damage....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Included In Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are multiple ground floor entrances, but all have a few steps....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Country Bear Suite: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Papa Bear Room

    Sleeps 5. Avail. w/ full Farmhouse rental. Ask for details....moreless

  • Mama Bear Room

    Queen bed. Available with Farmhouse rental. Ask for details...moreless

  • Baby Bear Room

    Sleeps 2. Avail w/ full Farmhouse rental. Ask for details....moreless

  • Honey Bear Room

    Sleeps 2. Avail. w/ full Farmhouse rental. Ask for details....moreless

  • Country Bear Den: 1 double

    Pack'nPlay avaialble for infants. Just ask!...moreless

  • COUNTRY BEAR APARTMENT: Two bedrooms on ground floor. Suite is very large room with queen bed, twin bed, dining table & chairs, easy chair, armoire. Den has innerspring futon couch that opens into double bed, rocking chair, TV. Both rooms have direct access to fully-equipped kitchen and full bath with extra large shower. FARMHOUSE (ask for details & pricing): Four bedrooms upstairs. Large rooms, lots of windows, piles of blankets and cozy quilts, window air conditioners. Additional sitting room upstairs that converts into bedroom with queen Aerobed....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Apartment: toilet, shower

    newly renovated, all new fixtures, extra large shower...moreless

  • All bathrooms are roomy and well-appointed. Bathroom in Country Bear Apartment is recently renovated with all new fixtures, and features an extra large shower (with room for two!). Two additional full bathrooms in Farmhouse (ask about pricing)....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Several outdoor seating/relaxing areas. Adirondack chairs, hammocks, swing set, campfire pits....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Extensive and eclectic music library in vinyl, cassette tapes, and CD....moreless

  • Television:

    TV with internet streaming available for private use in Country Bear Den. ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Off the beaten path, in the beautiful rolling hills of rural Central PA. Nothing but cultivated farmlands, woods, and with a few other barns and farmhouses as far as the eye can see....moreless

  • Village:

    Only 4 miles from the quaint borough of Lewisburg and the campus of Bucknell University. Arts, entertainment, shopping, wonderful variety of restaurants and coffee shops....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Dinette seating for 4 in Country Bear Suite. Kitchen table seating for 2 in Country Bear Kitchen. Additional seating for 14 in Farmhouse (ask about pricing)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Heating:

    Oil furnace heats most rooms. Country Bear Den and bathroom have supplemental electric heaters....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless. 3 routers on property for access from most rooms in house and garden areas....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    private parking space for Country Bear Apartment...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No charge for domestic calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    in Farmhouse...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    In Farmhouse kitchen only....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Apartment Kitchen newly remodeled. Gas stove & oven, refrigerator & freezer, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, dishes, utensils, cookware. Additional huge kitchen in Farmhouse (ask about pricing) ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices and cooking basics available....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles available for guest use. Written acknowledgement of safety practices and release of liability required....moreless

  • Boat:

    Several options for boating and rentals on the Susquehanna River....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Several decks surrounding pool and pond areas....moreless

  • Golf:

    Bucknell University golf course nearby....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Several options for kayaks and canoes on the Susquehanna River....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened porches with beautiful views of surrounding countryside....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Extensive lawns and gardens. Vegetable garden, flower gardens, water gardens. Two fire circles. Ornamental grasses throughout....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill available for private use of Apartment guests. Two charcoal grills also available....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Pool available for private use of Dancing Bear Farm guests (Apartment & Farmhouse) and family members. Written acknowledgement of pool rules and release of liability required....moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Graduations 2017
May 12 - May 22, 2017
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Family Weekends 2017
Sep 15 - Sep 25, 2017
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Graduations 2018
May 11 - May 21, 2018
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Family Weekends 2018?
Sep 21 - Oct 1, 2018
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Graduations 2019?
May 10 - May 27, 2019
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Standard pricing
2 night min stay
$166 $188
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $50
  • Pet Fee $35
  • Tax Rate 9%


Adjacent Farmhouse (4 bedrooms) also available for vacation rental. Adds 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen, library, music/dining room, large common area with fireplace, screened porch, laundry room. Ask us about features and pricing.

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
many in quaint downtown Lewisburg

Car: Recommended

If you enjoy a carefree pace in a rural setting, then you'll love the beautiful Susquehanna River Valley. Our charming downtowns and open countrysides are here to welcome you year-round. Here in the River Valley, you'll notice that we enjoy sharing the road with buggies and bicycles; that fairs and festivals highlight our rich history and heritage; and that the arts thrive in our galleries, museums, parks, and small cafes.

Listen to the clip-clop of horse and buggies as they scurry from the country side to the downtown to sell their produce and wares. Squeeze and smell the fresh produce at our roadside stands and farmers markets. Observe history that's alive and thriving in realistic reenactments, museums, heritage festivals, and educational experiences. Touch handmade quilts that took months to craft by hand. Taste our local specialties, like whoopie pies, pot pie, and apple butter.

Our welcoming nature, along with our gorgeous scenery and year-round events, make the Susquehanna River Valley the perfect place for a couple's weekend getaway, a family vacation, a road trip with friends, or a business retreat.

While here, you'll have the opportunity to shop in historic downtowns and one-of-a-kind shops. It won't be hard to find whatever you're looking for, including jewelry, art, fresh produce, homemade delicacies, clothing, antiques, furniture, quilts - and so much more.


Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Lewisburg is nestled between the Susquehanna River and Bucknell University. Its downtown offers over 40 retail stores, restaurants with food for every palate, museums, galleries, coffee houses, B&B’s, live music, and an authentically- restored Art Deco movie theatre.


Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two, Happy Hour specials for a group of friends, or a family-style home cooked meal, the Susquehanna River Valley has it. Many of our restaurants and chefs use locally grown ingredients to give visitors a taste of the Susquehanna River Valley’s seasonal offerings.


Arts and culture thrive in the Susquehanna River Valley! Discover Art Deco and Victorian architecture, concerts-in-the-park, murals, galleries, museums, musical performances, wineries and so much more. To see current exhibitions and art-related happenings, visit our calendar of events page.


Whether it’s spring, summer, fall, or winter, the natural beauty of the Susquehanna River Valley is sure to inspire you to take in the great outdoors. The Susquehanna River Valley is home to the majestic Susquehanna River. We are also surrounded by state parks, scenic country roads, abundant fishing streams and year-round recreational opportunities.

The region also offers a number of land and water trails. There’s truly something here for everyone – whether you like to hike, bike, fish, canoe, golf, watch wildlife, or take a leisurely stroll through a park with friends and family – it’s all right here for you to enjoy!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Following a nearly 30-year career in corporate human resources, Therese has been a self-employed consultant, group facilitator, mediator and community organizer since 2001. She specializes in skills and processes that prevent destructive debate and foster constructive dialogue. A convinced Quaker, Therese’s work in peacemaking and community building relies on the transforming power of the Spirit in all persons. She is a graduate of the (Quaker) Way of Ministry program and the Shalem Institute course on Leading Contemplative Prayer Groups and Retreats. She facilitates learning, creativity and courage through experiential practices of dialogue and journal, song and drum. Therese has always felt a “motion of love” toward people in community and is continually drawn to work that allows her to create spaces for people to see and experience the world and each other in new ways.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • We're glad you're here!  Come on in and sit a spell.

    We're glad you're here! Come on in and sit a spell.

  • Master Bedroom, Country Bear Apartment

    Master Bedroom, Country Bear Apartment

  • Dining Area, Apartment

    Dining Area, Apartment

  • Second Bedroom & TV Room, futon sofa converts to double bed

    Second Bedroom & TV Room, futon sofa converts to double bed

  • Full bathroom (with extra large shower), Apartment

    Full bathroom (with extra large shower), Apartment

  • Almost heaven!

    Almost heaven!

  • Gorgeous gardens!

    Gorgeous gardens!

  • Homegrown organic veggies.

    Homegrown organic veggies.

  • Perennials everywhere you turn!

    Perennials everywhere you turn!

  • Large, in-ground pool.

    Large, in-ground pool.

  • Mama Bear Room, Farmhouse (upstairs)

    Mama Bear Room, Farmhouse (upstairs)

  • Dancing Bear Lane - We're straight ahead, just around the bend!

    Dancing Bear Lane - We're straight ahead, just around the bend!

  • Front Porch entrance to Country Bear Apartment

    Front Porch entrance to Country Bear Apartment

  • Fully-equipped Kitchen, Apartment

    Fully-equipped Kitchen, Apartment

  • Extra Bed, Apartment

    Extra Bed, Apartment

  • Kitchen Table, Apartment

    Kitchen Table, Apartment

  • Private screened porch, Apartment

    Private screened porch, Apartment

  • Winter wonderland!

    Winter wonderland!

  • Functional & charming :-)

    Functional & charming :-)

  • Two campfire areas.

    Two campfire areas.

  • Large koi pond with decks all around, and babbling waterfall.

    Large koi pond with decks all around, and babbling waterfall.

  • Music & Dining Room, Farmhouse

    Music & Dining Room, Farmhouse

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 13, 2017

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