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Tranquil Cottage In Beautiful Lancaster County

Bedrooms 1
Space 330 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

One Bedroom Cottage In Heart Of Lancaster Amish County

The cottage is a tranquil getaway surrounded by Amish farmland with a one room Amish school ­house directly across the road. You will see our Amish neighbors walking, pushing scooters or riding in their buggies using the farm lane right beside the cottage. You look out over our gardens and are welcome and sit and relax in the adirondack chairs. The grounds are also home to our six active children, two overly friendly dogs and a beautiful but shy cat.

We are just minutes away from many local attractions. The town of Intercourse is famous for Kitchen Kettle Village and horse and buggy rides. We are also close to Rockvale Square and Tanger Outlets along with Strasburg Railroad, Dutch Wonderland Amusement Park, Sight and Sound Theater and so much more. We are within a few miles of famous Amish cooking restaurants such as Bird In Hand Family Restaurant, Miller’s Smorgasbord, Dienner’s Country Restaurant and Katie’s Kitchen.

The Cottage holds a queen size bed (with an amazing mattress). The mini kitchenette contains dorm size refrigerator, microwave, and coffee pot. The bathroom in addition to a shower includes a whirlpool tub. The Cottage is fully furnished with high thread count sheets and plush white towels. It is also stocked with dishes and coffee. There is AC and wireless internet but no TV. There are several skylights and plentiful windows in the cottage creating a beautiful atmosphere of space and lighting.

You may arrive anytime after 4 pm on the day of your arrival. There is no need to officially 'check in', the Cottage will be unlocked with key inside. We ask that you depart by 11 AM on your check-out day. If you desire earlier arrival or later check-out, please ask as depending on availability (cleaning time requirements between bookings) we will be happy to accommodate.

If your traveling with another couple, we have another accommodation called The Loft on this same property with VRBO #729114.

Please ask any questions you may have.

More Details

Property Manager
Sharon Stoltzfus
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018


Bird in Hand Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 330 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Stereo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Tranquil Cottage In Beautiful Lancaster County
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews

Peaceful and Comforting

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay while in this area. The cottage is soo cute and a perfect reminder of a simpler life. I loved the decor, the sounds of the horse and buggies and the morning rooster. Time slowed down which was perfect this time of year.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charmingly sweet!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is beautiful and relaxing!! A perfect quiet weekend away! I would highly recommend staying here and we can't wait to come back again! Thank You!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and tranquil location. The cottage is beautiful as well as the grounds. Very peaceful. We enjoyed being greeted by the dogs, too!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tucked away with the Amish

  • 5 of 5

It is a very lovely place. I, however, made the error expecting there to be a kitchenette when there was only a microwave and fridge. If that is ok with you, it is on a quiet street where one can chat with the Amish neighbors and although I am not comfortable with dogs, my travel companion always had treats for them and they preferred him to me. I did enjoy the black one posing for us on a stump as we were leaving one day. I would easily choose to stay there again!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very nice and clean, decorated beautifully. The owners were great and the dogs greeted us every time we arrived... Waiting for their treats!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous, Quaint and Ideal for Couples seeking a piece of Serenity.

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I stayed at Sharon and Ammon's cottage for a weekend in November 2016 and we couldn't ask for a more perfect location. The property was just as beautiful as the pictures and was fully equipped with all the essentials. I appreciated that we were able to access the property without checking in and the owners made sure we knew they were just a phone call away if we needed anything. The place was extremely clean and in tip top shape and we literally did not have to ask for anything because it was already there! We were forewarned about Razberri but she was delightful and extremely gentle, warm and welcoming. We visited the area to see a play at the Sight and Sound Theatre and to checkout the Tanger Outlet Mall, however Sharon left a list of local eateries and attractions and we ended up venturing out even more than we expected. What I appreciated most about the The Cottage was it's proximity to everything and the love and care that went into each and every detail of the home. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Harrisburg International
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bird-In-Hand Family Restaurant and Smorgasboard
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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