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In town.The Last Lantern Guest House.$140. per night s-f Sleeps 8 in beds WiFi

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,084 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

We offer 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.1st floor master bedroom with private bath.

Please click on "Contact Owner" to get more information about this property before you book!! And check out our web page at www.wildasaph.com before booking. Thank you for checking us out we hope we can help you to have a great vacation. This vacation home is year around rental! Please take time to read our reviews and see what others are saying about us. We receive a lot of request and accept a lot of bookings so book early in advance to get your dates locked in. All (3) of our rental properties now have WiFi and Dish TV for those rainy days. We are excited !! Check out www.wildasaph.com to see all our rentals. Don't wait, book now so you get the exact dates you want! You will love sitting out back on our new deck or in the side yard listening to the water run through the creek. What a beautiful property. You won't want to leave! They say it is all about location, location, location. Well, this has just that. This house was built in 1840 and is in the historic part of down town Wellsboro. If only this house could talk and tell us some stories. ( and we are doing some research on that) We hope you make many great memories here as well. I was told that this house at one time, back in the day, was a carriage stop and also at one time a post office. I hope to find out more. You can leave your car parked in the driveway and walk down town. Best of all, 2 doors away is the West End Market Cafe' open Monday - Saturday for breakfast and lunch. Perfect or what?! We have tried to make it as comfy and homey as possible. We will always be making improvements so come back often to see what is new! The yard is awesome for playing games and just hanging out. Bring your outdoor games as the yard across the bridge is huge!! In my opinion this is the most perfect 'in town' guest house in Wellsboro. Our kitchen is beautiful, and well equipped for your "dining in" needs. The dining room is bright and has a table that seats 8 for dining, socializing and games in the evening. There is a beautiful closed in back porch to relax in on rainy nights. A comfortable living room with a smart TV. We also offer WiFi. There is a land line phone with unlimited nationwide calls. We offer a master bedroom on the main floor with a bathroom with shower just off the bedroom and a dressing room/ office. Three other bedrooms upstairs with a bathroom. A very cute front covered porch to sit and enjoy. A spacious side yard with lawn furniture to bask in the sun and a charcoal/ fire pit for your evening hot dog roast. This is a perfect place for couples to gather and spend a weekend together. This is an old house and has a step up to the dining room and step down to the kitchen, living room and foyer etc. The dining room is in the middle of the house so you step up. Just wanted to let you know that in case you have an elderly parent with you that has a hard time with a one step up and down. Old houses were designed this way for whatever reason. I actually love it like this...character all over the place in the old house!! It is spacious enough for 4 couples or just the two of you. We also invite families. We do ask that you keep the children away from the canal. No one is allowed to walk on the wall of the canal. Safety first please! Also, if you are into little league world series we are about 45-1 hour away from Williamsport, PA. I do have a web page as well if you search Wild Asaph Cabin Rentals you will find it. We offer 2 other cabins in the mountains.

NOTE: We are not responsible for any injuries of any kind at any of our properties. You are here at your OWN RISK!

More Details

Owner
Jane Yoder
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Jane Yoder

We are Harold and Jane (Roes) Yoder from Lancaster County, PA. This is our 3rd rental property in the Wellsboro area. It has been on my bucket list to have an 'in town' guest house for years. And here it is !!! We hope you enjoy it and feel right at home. We also hope you come back and bring your friends.

Harold and I have 2 sons. Both are married to wonderful ladies. We have 4 grand children whom we adore and love to be with. I (Jane) was born and raised in upstate NY in the small town of Castorland. My husband Harold was raised on a farm in McVaytown PA. We met in ElDorado AR, both working at a nursing home. We were both doing volunteer service. We married in August of 1980. God has blessed us with a great life not exempt from many ups and downs but through it all we can say the Lord Jesus Christ is faithful ! Everything we have is a gift from Him.

Jane Yoder purchased this house in 2015

Why Jane Yoder chose Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania

Because it is close to Wellsboro PA and the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon.

Wellsboro, a town of beauty and culture rich in natural resources and the County Seat of Tioga County, might be set down in any section of New England and find itself in familiar surroundings. The Wellsboro area, home of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, offers hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails from flat packed surfaces to rugged mountain terrain. Spend time fishing, swimming and canoeing in one of the many area parks. They’re free in Pennsylvania! Maybe you’d like to try horseback riding or have an off road adventure. It’s time to relax. Spend a few nights or a week or two enjoy fabulous meals at your choice of area restaurants. Stroll the gas lit streets of Wellsboro where you’ll find family owned businesses offering personal attention to your needs. Maybe you’d rather take a scenic train, trolley or go rafting. You’ll find it all here in the Wellsboro area. Looking for a getaway weekend that will rekindle the old fashioned Christmas spirit? Then plan to join us every 1st saturday for the annual Dicken’s of a Christmas. Wellsboro's Main Street and the surrounding side streets will be closed to traffic and will become an early Victorian marketplace featuring all types of delectable wares for eating and drinking, as well as delightful gift items for wearing or enjoying. Come and see us, it’s a short drive from your back yard to ours! Wellsboro has an attractive downtown and an active Chamber of Commerce with over 300 members working together to build a strong community for today and tomorrow.

As I said earlier I have always wanted to have a guest house in the town of Wellsboro. Our other two cabins are 17 miles north west of Wellsboro. They have been excellent rentals for us with many people coming and going constantly. We love our return costumers and hope you become one as well. This property came up for sale and I had my eye on it for the 2 years it was on the market. God's timin

What makes this house unique

This property is a perfect location in many ways. One you all will especially love is that it is only 2 doors down from The West End market Cafe'. In our opinion this guest house is better then staying at a B&B due to the fact that you can have the privacy of your own home and just walk out the front door to the left for breakfast at your own leisure.

What I love most about this house and property is that is has a wonderful stream going through it and the sounds of the stream are awesome. I also love that it is located at the last lantern going out of town...giving it it's name, The Last Lantern Guest House. How perfect. I also love that this guest house could be a place where I could live permanently. I am confident you will feel the same.

Amenities

Wellsboro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2084 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Respect our property. No horse play in house.
  • Take off dirty shoes in back porch. If you make it dirty you clean it.
  • Follow directions on the refrigerator.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , This bathroom is just off the master bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , This bathroom is upstairs. Separate shower from tub.
  • 1st floor bathroom has shower, vanity, toilet and dressing area. Second bathroom is upstairs, has a tub separate from the shower, toilet and vanity.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 1st floor master - 1 queen
  • 1st floor Master bedroom with bathroom. 3 other bedrooms upstairs with a bathroom and shower up stairs as well. We offer 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The unique town of Wellsboro has much to offer. You will love your stay at The Last Lantern Guest House. Plan your stay, do your research on things you want to do during your stay and I am sure you will be back! This guest house is perfect for couples and ladies weekends!!

Reviews

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In town.The Last Lantern Guest House.$140. per night s-f Sleeps 8 in beds WiFi
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Waterloo Ny
5

Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying for a girls weekend. The house was perfect for the five of us! We were able to sit and visit and relax with no worries. It is right in town, which made going out for dinner or shopping very convenient. The kitchen was well stocked and the beds were very comfy! I am hoping our next visit can happen in the fall!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Heather. We love having you ladies. Ladies weekends are always so much fun! We look forward to hearing from you again for your next visit. Book early and stay in touch. Thanks again, Jane
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5

Family Memorial Day Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was very large with lots of room to spread out. We were intrigued by all the nooks in the old house especially our young granddaughter. The house was clean, eye appealing and very comfortable. The yard was nicely manicured with a very large back yard with plenty of space for young people to run around/play games. The deck went right up against the creek wall which was pleasant for sight and sound. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything that you could possible need. The proximity within the town was perfect, not dead center but close enough to walk to everything. We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review. So glad you all enjoyed it. It is funny you mentioned your grand daughter. Ours too is very intrigued by all the nooks in the old house. We do hope you come again. Stay in touch. Jane
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5

Beautiful, spaceous and way too convenient!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 14 yr old son and friends (a couple and their 14 yr old son) and I took the Easter weekend to enjoy some time away from it all. We stayed at the Wellsboro guest house and enjoyed every minute of our stay. Jane was so accomodating and informative for all of our questions and requests. It was very easy to work out all of the details with her. The property was more than we had expected from the moment we drove down Main Street and located the guest house. What gorgeous colors! As we unloaded our cars (the driveway accomodated both cars) we enjoyed the sounds of the stream and both boys took a walk around the property. As we entered, they then ran to claim their room (but ended up bunking in the single beds in the same room)! From the moment we entered and discovered the treasures of each room, we were in love with this home. We look forward to many more stays due to the ease of coordinating our stay as well as the ease of being able to walk the few blocks to every need we had. Whether it be dining, shopping, touring, a cup of coffee, eclectic game store or even medicine, we walked each time. This property is so fun for all members of your family, we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!!! Bring plenty of family - you will not be disappointed!

The Gordons and Beckers

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kasey, Thanks so much for the awesome review! SO glad you all had a great time and we can't wait to have you back!! Thanks again. Stay in touch! Jane
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5

great location

  • 5 of 5

The Lantern Guest House was so comfortable and relaxing.It was heavenly and just what i needed. It was beautifully decorated and I had such a great time. Im hoping to get there again when the leaves start to change. Thank you so much for kindness. God Bless You.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review. Stay in touch and yes I hope you come back! Jane
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5

Charming & Historic

  • 5 of 5

The Last Lantern Guest House is a charming and historic house at the edge of the downtown area of Wellsboro. The main streets of Wellsboro have lanterns in the midway islands, hence the "last lantern". If only the floors and walls of this historic home could talk, they would tell stories from the 1840s. The house has all the modern amenities you would expect, without sacrificing the timeless beauty of the house. We appreciated the little extras like nightlights, tissues, and lotion. Also, the kitchen was stocked with a large selection of tableware and cookware and even a few spices. The sidewalks of Wellsboro were perfect for an early morning or after dinner stroll. The "West End Cafe" is only 2 houses away and has a great outdoor seating area for people watching. Beyond that, it is only a 10 minute walk to restaurants, shopping and post office. The Grand Canyon area is beautiful. There is great hiking in the 2 state parks that border the area, and a bike rental place (Pine Creek Outfitters) for biking along the rail/trail. Be sure to see Turkey Falls and hike along the ridge trail.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review! So glad you liked the place and had a great time. Please stay in touch we would love to have you back. Jane
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Comfortable home and a great location

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable home and a great location! We traveled to Wellesborough on our motorcycles. The owner had no issues with providing linens for us. We were able to park the motorcycles in the driveway off the street. We were able to walk to local destinations including the diner next-door for a great breakfast, several awesome restaurants, diners and shops.

We also enjoyed relaxing at the house using the side yard, sitting around the fire pit and back deck. We didn't need any air-conditioning although it was available. The house was beautifully cool and comfortable .

We had zero complaints. The house, the yard and the location are spectacular.

For motorcycle enthusiasts there are many beautiful roads and routes to take to visit the Pinecreepk Grand Canyon area.

Most especially we liked being able to walk everywhere without getting on the bike after a long day of travel.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Holly. We are so glad you had a great time and everything went well for you. Of course we would love to have you back anytime. Stay in touch. Jane
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Map

Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tioga Country Club
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Saw Mill

The Last Lantern Guest House is located right in the town of Wellsboro. Staying here gives you the freedom to leave your car in the driveway and walk to many shopping places, crafts stores and restaurants. We highly recommend you walk just 2 doors down and eat breakfast, and lunch at the West End Market Cafe'. The Last Lantern is even better then a B&B as you can have the privacy of your own home and yet have breakfast waiting so close by. There is nothing like taking an evening walk in historic downtown Wellsboro with all it's charm. You will always find your way back home as we are The Last Lantern on the right from the center of town. The Last Lantern is spacious and homey. We hope you enjoy it and come back. Remember we are still in process. March of 2015 is when we purchased The Last Lantern Guest House and my husband has a long "honey do" list.

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Rates & Availability

Wellsboro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$140
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$875
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning and trash $55 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $325
Tax Rate 11.0%

There is a $20.00 cancelation fee. Refund check of $325.00 will be shredded after inspection of cabin is done. If there are no damages inside or out of the guest house and if no EXCESSIVE cleaning has to be done we will then shred your check. We do not want to see any trash out side the guest house of any kind. We expect you to leave the guest house as you found it. Clean up inside and out. We will be responsible for the finally cleaning. Damage security check can be made out in the form of a check and will be held until inspection after check out. Thanks enjoy your stay.

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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