3.7 Miles from Newark, De; Adjacent to Fair Hill Nrma
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Main level apartment has two bedrooms, each with private bath (king bedroom has shower, queen bedroom has bathtub/shower); kitchen, living room, pullout full sleeper sofa, half bath, and deck.
Lower level flat has a queen bed, kitchen, bath with shower, pullout twin sleeper sofa, outdoor seating for four with comfortable chairs and fire pit. Relax outside with a pastoral view of a field of Fair Hill.
Apartments can also be rented separately, inquire about rates. Apartments do not connect inside the house.
The just completed renovation offers a cozy home to relax in after spending the day outdoors, whether visiting your kids at the University of DE or attending a game there, or enjoying the spectacular scenery and events at neighboring Fair Hill NRMA, a preserved collection of farm properties with a well managed and maintained trails system for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and carriage drivers. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the trails, ample parking is provided at trailheads, parking fees apply--please help support our beautiful park! Check FHNRMA website for events.
We now have cable t.v. in addition to high speed wireless internet!
Member since: 2014
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 6%
Standard pricing reflects rental of the whole house: (main level 2 bedroom apartment, 2.5 bath, kitchen, living room PLUS lower level studio flat with queen bed, full bath with shower, small kitchen, dining and sitting area).
***Both apartments can be rented separately, inquire about rates and availability.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Fair Hill House is adjacent to Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area, 5600 acres of preserved farmlands for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Big Elk Creek, running through FHNRMA offers fishing opportunities for smallmouth bass, sunfish, bluegill, brown and rainbow trout. In addition to nature appreciation, FHNRMA offers limited, by permit only, deer and raccoon hunting. Fair Hill is well known as a venue for FHI Recognized Horse Trials and Three Day Fall Festival, Fair Hill Point to Point, Fair Hill Races, Scottish Games, and the Cecil County Fair.
We are a five minute drive to downtown Newark, DE and the main campus of the University of DE. Restaurants, pubs, bars, fast food and interesting shops abound in the semi-quiet town of Newark, with UD students always offering a colorful and lively backdrop. Tax-free shopping at the Christiana Mall, Target, Costco, Barnes and Noble, and Cabela's is a 10 mile drive.
Fair Hill House is also within an easy drive of Plumpton Park Zoo, Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA, the Brandywine Valley, and an equidistant hour's drive from Lancaster, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.
Gettysburg is 100 miles to the west, Delaware beaches 100 miles southeast.
Additional hiking, biking, and horseback riding can be enjoyed at nearby White Clay Creek.
Year Purchased: 2012
The Unique Benefits at this House:
With an ideal proximity to Fair Hill and University of DE, as well as easy travel to several major historic areas, Fair Hill House offers a comfortable lodging with home away from home amenities including equipped kitchens and outdoor seating, high speed wireless internet AND cable t.v.; and is located in a quiet, friendly neighborhood.
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Main level, king bedroom
Main level, king bathroom w/shower
Main level, queen bathroom with tub/shower
Main level living room
Main level hallway half bath
Main level kitchen
Lower level flat with twin sleeper sofa
Lower level flat, sitting area with electric fireplace
Lower level flat, kitchen
Lower level flat, bathroom with shower
Spring snow, front view
Fire pit, side yard
Main level king bedroom
Main level, queen bedroom
Main level living room with electric fireplace
Main level living room
Main level dining area
Lower level flat with queen bed
Lower level flat, queen bed
Main level, living room with full sleeper sofa
Lower level flat, dining area
Spring snow, back view
Main level back, deck in spring
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016
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