Historic Kempton Schoolhouse at the Base of the Appalachian Trail.(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
1 bedroom-1 bath in rural PA Dutch farmland. Slow down & step back in time!
Nestled in the foothills of the Kitatinny-Blue Mountain range less than 1 mile to the Appalachian Trail & 2 miles to world renown Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, you & your guests can step back in time to a different era. Slow down, regenerate, create and celebrate! Our private one bedroom-one bath historical schoolhouse in Kempton, PA can be your year round special retreat. We welcome all visitors from a one night romantic wedding night or anniversary getaway, three night girls' weekend, to month long artistic retreat. Paint, hike, bird watch, tour several local award winning wineries, shopping at Cabellas or Vanity Fair Outlets, your options are totally up to you. Or, you can snuggle up in the hammock with a good book or sit on the private stone patio sipping wine while star gazing! A special WELCOME Basket will be presented upon your arrival filled with local farm raised homemade goodies for you to enjoy during your stay. Our fully stocked kitchen will let you choose whether to eat in or dine out. We provide all linens, towels, pots & pans, etc. We are air conditioned for your comfort. King sized bed in the master bedroom with an elevated Queen AeroBed for additional guests or children. Wake to the sound of birds singing and beautiful views of the Albany Township bucolic countryside, pristine trout stocked streams, shadows of the wild Appalachian mountains or colorful wildflower filled meadows. Soothe your soul! Whether you are looking for a unique private romantic getaway or a safe and economical family vacation, Kinder Hawk Schoolhouse can meet your needs. Privacy to commune with nature, privacy to contemplate, restore and redefine, privacy to create and perfect your craft and privacy for passion!
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Member since: 2006
- 844 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Newly renovated with tile shower.
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Room
- Seating for 4 people
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 16 - Dec 15, 2017
1 night min stay
Changeover Day: Thursday
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 11%
There is a two night minimum for Holidays.
There is an International Wire Transfer Fee for those using that service. Fee is $75.00 USD. This rental is on a first come first serve basis. The first person with a signed contract and payment shall have the dates reserved in their name.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Growing up within a quarter mile of both Kinder Hawk Schoolhouse and our current farm, Jim, has intimate knowledge of the Albany township/Kempton area. Our main business is Robertson's Renovations General Contracting. We specialize in renovating older homes. Kinder Hawk will eventually become our retirement home - but we are still too busy with other things, like volunteering for the US Fish & Wildlife banding birds of prey, or volunteering for Albany Township Historical Society, gardening and grandchildren! We would love to invite you to experience true old fashioned PA German farm hospitality and welcome you into the family!
Why the Owner Chose Kempton, PA, USA:
Kinder Hawk Schoolhouse used to be a part of our 40 acre farm. After many years of educated local children then being converted into a private residence, we were fortunate to be able to purchase the schoolhouse in December of 2014 and add it back into our farm!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Private, unique, economical, quiet and very cozy and comfortable with outstanding views!
- Primary: (610) 756-6571 (Pennsylvania, USA)
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Your home away from home!
King sized bed in master bedroom. Large closet & TV.
Gas fireplace for those romantic wedding night or anniversary getaways!
Inside dining for four people.
Our farm - your next door neighbors!
Stone patio - Outdoor dining with mountain and meadow views!
Media area. Whole house free WiFi, cable TV, books and games for the kids.
living room with glass doors to private patio with gorgeous mountain views!
Welcome basket given to all guests filled with locally grown & homemade goodies!
Breakfast on the patio.
Kinder Hawk Schoolhouse
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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