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Spacious, Tranquil, Rustic Farmhouse built in 1842

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful log-sided home renovated on 23 Acres

* PROPERTY LOCATED 9 MILES NORTH OF

GETTYSBURG

* 4 BEDROOMS 2 KING BEDS 1 BUNK 1

TWIN BED

* 3 FULL BATHS

* SLEEPS 8 .... WITH ROLL-A-WAY

* LINDENS AND TOWELS PROVIDED

* MODERN KITCHEN / CONDIMENTS AND

COFFEE PROVIDED

* OUT DOOR BBQ / PROPANE PROVIDED

* GUEST GAME ROOM IN BARN

POOL TABLE

PING PONG

FOOSBALL

AIR HOCKEY

* GOLF DRIVING RANGE/PUTTING MAT

More Details

Owner
Ken J.
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Ken J.

Retired native Pennsylvania resident who after living coast to coast returned to the natural beauty and picturesque area of Pennsylvania and has crafted a beautiful space through extensive renovation.

Ken J. purchased this farmhouse in 2003

Why Ken J. chose Aspers

CENRAL LOCATION

Nearby local attractions include: Gettysburg Battlefield, Hershey Park, Carlisle Car Shows, . Easy day trip to Washington D. C., Baltimore., Chesapeake Bay

What makes this farmhouse unique

Peaceful quiet, surrounded by farms. A relaxing vacation where you can see the stars and .sleep in silence, except for the sound of crickets and frogs.

Map

South Mountain Fair
National Apple Harvest Festival
Carlisle
Hershey Park
Hershey's Chocolate World
Lancaster
Dutch Wonderland
Heritage Hills Golf Resort & Conference Center
York Pennsylvania
"Multiple Auto Shows, Historic Attractions, Dining, Count Fair"
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Harrisburg International Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Dobbin House
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Piney Apple 12 minute drive.
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Amtrak Middletown
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 15
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Aspers
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Ski Liberty
Car: necessary

Tour Gettysburg Battlefield, Visit Local wineries, Visit Hershey Park,

Amenities

Aspers Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 2 child bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • DOWNSTAIRS LIVING ROOM...... one roll- away and one futon available for additional sleeping beds. Plenty of room for sleeping bags for the kids! FULL BATH DOWNSTAIRS.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
NINE MILES FROM GETTYBURG.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.8863635 based on 44 reviews
5

Spacious and tranquil

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Only a few minutes from Gettysburg. Small grocery just 10 minutes away. Ken was great, he called when we arrived and then called to see how everything was going. If you have a family with a pet or pets this place will be perfect for you.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks David I am glad your family enjoyed staying at the farm! With 23 acres to play in there is plenty of room for kids and pets to have fun, The convene location, with the town of Biglerville only ten minutes away, makes it easy to make a quirk trip to the store or local restaurants. Also, when you are ready to explore the Civil War Battlefield and historic town of Gettysburg are located only nine miles from the property.
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5

Quiet, comfortable, historical farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

Ken was great and took good care of us. The house has great history and was very comfortable for the 7 of us. It was close enough to Gettysburg to visit the battlefields yet off the beaten path enough to be quiet and relaxing. Ken gave us great suggestions on where we could find everything we may have needed.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home nestled in the beautiful countryside

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for our visit to Gettysburg. This home was as described...spacious, tranquil, rural and we loved it! Ken was great to work with and very welcoming. The kitchen was completely stocked with all the pots/pans/equipment needed for us to cook our meals in. Plus, there were many basic condiments and seasonings, etc for guests to use. After the busyness of our days in town it was nice to retreat to quite rural area to relax. There was plenty of room for everyone to spread out. The beds and furniture were comfortable and everything was very clean. It really was just what we were looking for and it was perfect....i highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many visitors have enjoyed a "retreat" back to the serenity of the farm after a day trip to the battlefield. The farm`s great Central Pennsylvania location plus close-by access to major highways makes it easy to take day trips in any direction, North to Carlisle. South, crossing the famous Mason/Dixon line to Baltimore or D.C., Annnapolis or Harpers Ferry, East to Hershey or York, and west to Chambersburg. Whichever direction you chose,there are historic, educational, fun, interesting places to visit for the day. Then retreat back to a comfortable bed at your home away from home!
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Good Time

  • 4 of 5

Ken was a most gracious and attentive host, and yet gave us our privacy! Everything we needed except some food items that we found at the well stocked grocery store in Biglersville, just as Ken said. Beautiful setting, great bird watching right from the table and got to see fireworks at Gettysburg College from the upper field above the house. Already mentioned to Ken, I was a little disappointed in the condition of the table games, other than that no complaints. Thanks Ken

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great country house

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for our second stay! Ken was a great host as always! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many guests stay at this beautiful, quite home while attending events such as Carlisle Car Shows, Gettysburg Reenactments, dog shows , horse shows or other local shows in the area. It is a great place to relax after a long active day.
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Great country escape

  • 5 of 5

Ken was a wonderful host and the house was perfect for our stay! We look forward to coming back soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $135
Tax Rate 11.0%

$50 administration fee for reservations cancelled 7 days prior to arrival. Reservations canceled within seven days are non-refundable

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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