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Beautiful 19th Century Restored Farmhouse

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

5 bedroom 3 1/2 bath sleeps 14. Features an in ground pool multiple balconies

Discover the best of what Lancaster County has to offer. Tucked away in Lancaster’s beautiful farmland you’ll find our farmhouse rich in history and wrapped in modern elegance. Built in 1830, this amazing home has been fully renovated to include modern amenities while maintaining its original architecture and historic charm.

You can relax indoors with the convenience of central air conditioning, radiant floor heat, HDTVs, free wi-fi, and surround sound music from the Crestron home automated system which runs throughout the house. Other features included to make your stay care-free are: a fully stocked kitchen with state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances (dishes and pans provided), laundry room with washer and dryer (ironing board provided), five bedrooms with sleeping for 14 (linens provided), 3 ½ bathrooms (towels provided), and multiple gathering areas throughout the home.

If you prefer to spend your time outdoors enjoying the fresh air and bountiful sights, then this home will not disappoint. You can survey the country scenery from one of the two balconies or wrap around porch, and enjoy the tranquil sound of running water from the Houston Run stream which runs along the property. If relaxation is your main goal, enjoy a dip in the private in-ground pool (open Memorial Day to Labor Day), or spend time lying in the sun on the large patio surrounding the pool. The backyard features a large fire pit, flower gardens, and a swing set for the children’s enjoyment.

Located at the “hub” of Eastern Lancaster County this home provides a peaceful rural atmosphere, while being just minutes from a major highway that can quickly get you to many destinations. Approximately an hour in any direction you can travel to four large metropolitan areas (Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Reading, and Baltimore). In 30 minutes or less you can visit numerous PA Dutch Country sites, various shopping locations, a wide variety of restaurants, and an assortment of entertainment venues. This really is the perfect vacation home to enjoy the beauty of Lancaster County, while having access to many modern amenities and a close proximity to a variety of destinations.

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Property Manager
Ashley Hopkins
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Many thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us for a long weekend. The house is beautifully restored and quite comfortable. The kitchen is so impressive we actually wanted to cook! We hope to visit The Brackbill House again.
Apr 2015
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Beautiful 19th Century Restored Farmhouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 50 reviews
5

Great for large families and groups!

  • 5 of 5

Huge rooms! Three floors to accommodate different activities. Well stocked kitchen with plenty of cookware;-) lots of things to do locally.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

This place is a dream spot!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, beautiful house!!! Spotlessly clean and stocked with everything you could need. Quiet and secluded but yet not far from Lancaster Co. attractions. Owners were very nice to work with and we loved our stay!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Great house.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, big house! Great location! Wonderful kitchen! Clean sheets!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

A beautifully appointed vacation home in the heart of Amish country!

  • 5 of 5

It was a perfect setting for a girls weekend, celebrating a friends 60th birthday. Great antique hunting, farmer's markets and shopping!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 adults had a great week in your restored farmhouse. My expectations had been high based on all the pictures and description of the property in VRBO. Well, the house and property was everything we could have hoped for. The location was ideal for us to tour the interesting sites of Lancaster County. And it was so easy to settle in to the comforts of the home. I'm not sure what gave me the most pleasure -- heading out each morning to explore the area or coming home later to relax and enjoy the farm home and surrounding property. We were also impressed at how well the property is maintained.

Thank you for sharing your home with us and thanks for the good memories we will carry with us.

Wendell Patterson

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Stunning home

  • 5 of 5

Spent 3 days at the beautiful Brackbill House. This house has everything you could possibly need. The kitchen was well stocked with everything you could want to cook a gourmet meal! The large kitchen table easily accommodated our group of six. The bedrooms were nicely furnished and the beds were very comfortable. The master bath shower was incredible. We had so much space I don't think we even sat in some of the rooms. We took lots of great pictures of the nearby farm and small pond in the front. Close proximity to many of the local tourist attractions and shopping. If you are at all interested in flowers, take a visit to Longwood Gardens, which is about 1/2 away. It was lovely. We loved Brackbill House and would not hesitate to return!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Philadelphia International Airport
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Moccasin Run Golf Course
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Amtrak (Parkesburg Station)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Lincoln Highway (Route 30)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Shady Maple Cafe
Car: recommended

While enjoying the picturesque countryside, this property still has convenient access to many amenities. Within walking distance is the Houston Run Community Center, which contains the Shady Maple Cafe, a public library, and the Gap Community Church. For other places to eat within a few miles there is a Friendly’s, McDonald’s, Subway, a local diner, a Chinese restaurant, and several pizza establishments. There are dozens more dining options within a 15 mile radius, including the famous Shady Maple Smorgasbord. For groceries you have a full service store, Weis Markets, approximately 1 mile away.

If you want to do some shopping, within 10 miles you have the Rockvale Square and Tanger Outlets, Target, Kohl's, and numerous other stores.

For entertainment there is the Sight & Sound Theatres, American Music Theatre, Dutch Wonderland amusement park, Strasburg Railroad, Kitchen Kettle Village, hot air balloon rides, horse & buggy rides, and many more PA Dutch Country attractions all within 10 miles. Approximately an hour's drive Northwest is Hersheypark. Downtown Lancaster City is located about 15 miles away and features The Fulton Opera House, fine dining, night life, and Lancaster’s own minor league baseball team, the Lancaster Barnstormers.

Located conveniently at the 'hub' of eastern Lancaster County you are right near the intersection of Route 30 and Route 41. Within approximately an hour's drive you can be to the major metropolitan areas of Harrisburg (West), Philadelphia (East), Reading (North), and Baltimore, MD (South). All while being nestled into the peaceful agricultural landscape that is the PA Dutch Country.

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Rates & Availability

Gap Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$349
$1,999
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,399
 
 
Easter 2017
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$449
 
 
Spring 2017 - Part 2
Apr 17 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,399
 
 
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$449
 
 
Spring 2017 - Part 3
May 30 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,399
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,499
 
 
Independence Day 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,599
 
 
Summer 2017 - Part 2
Jul 9 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,499
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,399
 
 
Winter 2017 - Part 2
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$349
$1,999
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
 
 
Winter 2017 - Part 3
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$349
$1,999
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
 
 
Winter 2017 - Part 4
Dec 26 2017 - Dec 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$349
 
 
New Years 2018
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
1 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,399
 
 
Easter 2018
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 1 2018
1 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 2 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$449
$2,699
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
1 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Spring 2018 - Part 2
May 29 2018 - Jun 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$449
$2,699
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,799
 
 
Independence Day 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,899
 
 
Summer 2018 - Part 2
Jul 8 2018 - Aug 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,799
 
 
Labor Day 2018
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
1 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Fall 2018
Sep 4 2018 - Nov 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
$449
$2,699
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 22 2018 - Nov 25 2018
1 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Winter 2018 - Part 2
Nov 26 2018 - Dec 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,399
 
 
Christmas 2018
Dec 23 2018 - Dec 25 2018
1 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Winter 2018 - Part 3
Dec 26 2018 - Dec 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,399
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.1%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Gap Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Large walk-in tile shower with multiple jets and shower head
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Connected Bathroom, Walk-In Closet, HDTV, Loft, Balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Loft with two single beds and a small couch
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
  • All bedrooms are beautifully decorated with a vintage farmhouse feel while containing modern conveniences such as high end amenities, mood lighting, and surround sound speakers tied to the Crestron home automation system.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming

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