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Private 30 Acre Estate with its own 6 Acre Lake and one lane bowling alley!

Bedrooms 7
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

The fall is a special season at Lakeside Manor. The cooler weather in the fall and coloring leaves invite our guests to venture outdoors! Enjoy a nice hike around the lake or on the trail along the creek at the bottom of the ravine. Fishing and boating are as good as ever and also great pastimes during the fall months. And of course nothing can quite compare to a crackling camp fire as another brisk day comes to an end.

The winter season brings another opportunity for our guests to get away from it all and cozy up with family and friends in our 5,000+ sqft home. The spacious bedrooms and living area offer many options for group games and activities. Of course if there is snow on the ground, younger guests will love the many hills to sled and the numerous acres to explore and build snow forts. If it is a cold winter the 6 acre pond will completely freeze over providing more to be marveled and enjoyed. Too cold to go outside?…stay indoors and enjoy the pool table, large flat screen TV with many channels, and the one lane regulation size bowling alley! Also there are quite a few attractions in the area that can be visited year round including the largest Cabelas in the world, The Yuengling Brewing Co (the oldest brewery in the nation), Roadside America (largest miniature village in the nation), Christmas Village (people come from all over to see the lights and decoration from Thanksgiving on), and much more. See our description below for more information…

The summer season here is full of many opportunities! The long tree lined driveway leads to the 5,000 square foot 1960's stone cape cod. This 30 plus acre property is truly a step back in time. Upon arrival, there is little need to leave although the surrounding area has much to offer for anyone's fancy. The most impressive feature of this vacation home is the 6 acre private lake. Guests will see the lake when entering the driveway but it also wraps around the back of the house leaving plenty to be discovered and explored throughout your stay. This is considered a small lake but would be a very large pond. Another very unique aspect to this property is the basement which is over 1,500 sq ft. The basement offers a 2nd kitchen with bar area, elevator access, a large walkout patio area, large stone fireplace and a pool table. The most unique area in the house is the full sized, one lane, old fashioned bowling alley. Bring a personal pin setter along because this bowling alley is "old school" but works perfectly for all day fun no matter the weather outside! Lakeside Manor offers 7 bedrooms with beds for over 20 and 5 full bathrooms. The 30 acres is a combination of green grass, the lake, a creek that runs though a wooded ravine (great for children), a very small stream and farm land. There is a balcony, two patios, an indoor porch, all with great views of the water and the mountains a few miles away. The old dock has been restored which is perfect for all things lake related. There are many fish in the lake! Bring fishing rods and guests will be sure to have a blast catching bass, perch, crappies, and blue gills a plenty. The lake has a steady decline from the bank and gradually deepens to around 20 ft in the middle. There is a nice shallow area surrounded by shade trees that works well for the younger swimmers. We have a few boats/kayaks for guests to use during their stay. Feel free to bring your own boats as well, whether they are for our small lake or for Blue Marsh Lake just minutes down the road. (Bring motor boats and jet skis for Blue Marsh Lake, not for use here).

More Details

Property Manager
Jesse and Melody Landis
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018


Bernville Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , basement bathroom next to the bowling alley
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , New Master bathroom 1st floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor, double bowl sink
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , 1st floor, wheel chair friendly new bathroom.
  • There are 5 Full bathrooms shared by seven bedrooms. Three baths are on the first floor. One is on the 2nd floor and one is in the basement.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , First floor office bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master suite newly renovated with it own bathroom 1st flr
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , New 1st floor room next to wheel chair friendly bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 4 twin/ single , 2nd flr bedroom with 4 built in single beds and a queen bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double , 2nd floor bedroom, no windows in the room.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , 2nd flr room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , 2nd floor room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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Private 30 Acre Estate with its own 6 Acre Lake and one lane bowling alley!
average rating of 4.9574466 based on 47 reviews
Miami, FL

Beautiful property; outstanding vacation

  • 5 of 5

Phenomenal property and the perfect vacation house! My family stayed here the week of New Year’s and we all had an incredible time. We are from Miami and we’re hoping for a “white” New Years. We got what we hoped for and more. The property is absolutely amazing and has so much to offer. The house is beautiful and fully stocked with everything you need. The downstairs room has a bowling lane, pool table, ping pong table and large tv. It kept us all entertained night after night. The property is huge and has a trail to follow around the huge pond. We walked around the path everyday and enjoyed bonfires outside. We were hoping for snow and got plenty of it and the children enjoyed hours of sledding down the hills right on the property. We could not have asked for more. This was a vacation of a lifetime. I highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This property was incredible! We stayed here for my Mom's 60th Birthday and it was the best decision we could have made. There were so many activities to do on the property, the only thing we regretted was not staying longer. Some people enjoyed boating on the lake while others were inside bowling, playing pool, and just overall having a great time. Aside from having a bowling alley and pool table in the basement, there was also several toys, crayons, and games for kids to play with. It should be said that the property is much better in person than in the photos - the photos can't capture the amazing layout, modern style, and warmth of the home or the size of the property itself. The property owners were always quick to respond to questions and just great to work with. They even went so far as to mail us back a stuffed animal to us that our 2 year old daughter accidentally left behind! Thank you for letting us borrow your amazing property for a weekend. Hoping to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing this review! We’re so glad our property worked well for the birthday party! Please come again!
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Richmond, VA

Clean, bright, wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Our group of friends stayed here for a girls weekend and we were all impressed (to say the least!) lakeside manor has everything you need and is set up perfectly for larger groups. We will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review! We’re glad our property had everything you needed and worked well for your group of friends! Please come again!
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2nd stay..even better than last time

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect and we absolutely enjoyed our stay. Didn’t realize the grocery stores were so close by! The lake obviously is a stunner and we also loved the firepit outside. Will come back again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! We’re glad it was a better stay your second time around! And yes, there are two smaller stores within a few miles, but in 15-20 minutes there’s pretty many more! Thanks and please come again!
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NYC Professionals Getaway Dream

  • 5 of 5

This house was just what the doctor ordered. My friends and I (late 20's to early 40's) do a large trip every year around this time to get away from the city and disconnect and just enjoy family style meals, bonding and the great outdoors. It's always hard to top the years prior but being on this beautiful estate was amazing. The home is large enough to congregate in large communal areas but also large enough to go off on your own if you want alone time. The open kitchen/dining room/living room was great so when we were cooking everyone could feel part of the meal prep. The lake and boats were also amazing. Seeing a bunch of stressed out hard working new yorkers canoeing and kayaking was quite humorous but also relaxing. I'd say I'd prefer better communication [update the door code for check in :-) haha] but other than that we'd definitely come back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this review! We are so glad your group could escape the city and enjoy some time relaxing, spending time in the outdoors and on the water! And that's great everyone enjoyed the open layout of the first floor. That was important to us when we remodeled this home, that we ensure a nice, large gathering area! We are very sorry you didn't have the lockbox code before arrival! Thank you and please come again!
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Plattekill Ny


  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 had a great time at the lake. Very accessible for 2 in our group in wheel chairs. Hours of fun on the lake and walking on the trail around the lake. The house was very clean and the kitchen was amazing! Everyone had a great time bowling, playing games, playing pool, and ping pong. They already want another vacation there.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this review! We are so glad you had a great time enjoying this property and all it has to offer! The fall is especially beautiful for hiking the trail and walking around the lake! And we're happy you enjoyed the updated kitchen! Thanks again!
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Harrisburg Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Green Acres Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 78
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Bear Creek
Car: recommended

Some other cool close by attractions

The Yuengling Brewery is 18 miles away

Cabelas Superstore is 12 miles away

Blue Marsh Lake and is 5 miles away (Motor boating, fishing, hiking, and biking)

Roadside America "The Worlds Greatest Indoor Miniature Village" 4 Miles away


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning $325 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 6.0%

There is an additional charge of $750 for stays over all major holidays.

Any two day minimum is only available for Friday and Saturday night rentals.

We do not rent our property out for weddings at this time, thank you for not asking us for any special exceptions to this.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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