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Cozy Getaway Near Hershey!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 1 bathroom in country setting with woodland views

Family-Friendly Annville Cottage - Perfect for Hershey Attractions! This historic cottage sits on more than an acre quiet country land, and backing up to farmlands. An adorable, family friendly getaway in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, we're a quick drive to all Hershey attractions including Hershey Park, Hershey Gardens, Antique Automobile Club, Giant Center or Fort Indiantown Gap. This one-story home features a spacious great room with french doors leading to a wrap-around screen porch, updated kitchen, three comfortably appointed bedrooms and a sparkling tile bath. Fully appointed kitchen includes dishes, pots and pans, etc. Enjoy free cable and wifi.

Conveniently location for Lebanon Valley College, Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse, Hershey Medical Center and the PA Farm Show.

More Details

Cathy Steiner & Rusty Baker
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2017


Annville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Queen Bedroom 2 - Queen Bedroom 3 - Double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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Cozy Getaway Near Hershey!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Great Cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. The place was very clean and kept well. I recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home in peaceful location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in your home. It had everything we needed! Close to the attractions in Hershey as well as shopping and restaurants but far enough away to have quiet nights. Would defintely stay here again if we come back to the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really nice PA cottage in quiet location.

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at the cottage was wonderful. It served as quiet place for evenings and a good central location to see PA historical sights. We visited during the autumn and the weather was great. The cottage is tidy, comfortable, and quite large, with a beautiful wrap around porch with chairs, tables, etc. We definitely enjoyed it.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was more than just right for us. We were impressed that it was more than we expected.

If anyone has activities in the Hershey / Lebanon area, this place is a superb alternative to hotel / motel options. It may look like the location is out of the way, but in reality it is not. Just minutes to Annville and just a few more to Palmyra where we enjoyed Funck's for breakfast!

I can't say enough how pleased we are!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Top notch!

  • 5 of 5

We had an enjoyable time. It was very quiet and peaceful. Everything that we needed was supplied.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Perfect for those visiting Ft Indiantown Gap for training

  • 5 of 5

I am ridiculously late in posting this review - life just never slows down! I stayed here for 6 weeks this past winter with my husband, 6-month-old daughter, & for 4 of those weeks, my parents, so that I could attend Blackhawk helicopter training at Ft Indiantown Gap. It was wonderful! So much nicer than being crammed into a hotel (even the extended-stay types), or even one of the cabins on post. Army policy reduces the lodging allowance for trips over 30 days, and Rusty and Cathy were wonderful in working with me to stay under this reduced rate for a long-term rental in the off-season. Rusty was so responsive to all my questions, and Cathy helped us on the ground (for example, as the first long-term renters, we had to get a trash service!) I'm so glad I asked, because when my mom found this listing, I almost didn't bother because of the average nightly price listed here. If you need a long-term rental, especially in the off-season, drop Rusty a line!

The house only has one bathroom, small but very tastefully done with lovely stone tiles and a curved shower rod making the tub area feel spacious. Even with 4 adults sharing it for 4 total weeks (broken into 2-week blocks), there were only a handful of times that a second bathroom would have been preferred, so pretty darn impressive! The three bedrooms worked out well, especially considering the baby. It was so nice having laundry facilities; they were downstairs in the basement so you had to access it from the outside, but even it being winter time, it was not a problem. The living room is nice and spacious and is where we spent most of our time. I love how the natural light filled it, especially in the mornings. A few days were warm enough to spend time on the porch.

The yard is pretty; the house sits up on a hill off a pretty country road, and yet only 10 minutes to Ft Indiantown Gap and if I remember correctly, only about 10 minutes to get into Annville, so very convenient and yet it felt wonderfully secluded and peaceful. We met the neighbors on the right (as you look at the house from the street), who were such lovely people and really helped make the stay feel even more like home.

Though I came here specifically for Army training, it was a very convenient location to get out and explore Hershey to the west and Lebanon to the east (home of the seriously delicious Wertz candies/chocolate, and some fun breweries). If I ever come through this part of the country again, we'll definitely be staying here!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Downtown Annville
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 81
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Downtown Annville
Car: necessary

Hersheypark and attractions are nearby, approx. 20 min.

Hershey auto show, approx. 20 min.

Hershey Medical Center, approx. 20 min.

Lebanon Valley College, approx. 5 min.

Ft. Indiantown Gap & National Cemetery, approx. 10 min.

Memorial Lake State Park, approx. 10 min.

Penn National Racetrack & Casino approx. 15 min.

Swatara State Park, approx. 18 min.

Harrisburg City approx. 30 min.

Farm Show/Harrisburg, approx. 30 min

Lancaster and PA Dutch/Amish Country approx. 35 min.

Swatara Creek kayaking approx. 3 min.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Annville Cottage is a smoke-free and pet-free facility. No smoking or pets are allowed in the house. We appreciate your compliance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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