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Only 14 Miles to Hershey- Storybook Cottage

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Just the right size, not to big but not to small, this one is just right

Right out of the pages of a Storybook our Cottage is just as you would imagine . . . cozy and dreamy, well kept and fun for guests of all ages!

Built in the 1900's and remodeled in 2015 Storybook Cottage is located right in the heart of Historic Mount Gretna Camp Meeting.

It is within walking distance of interesting summer music and programs, an outdoor play house, good restaurants, a sweet playground, miniature golf, an old time roller rink and the fun filled Mount Gretna lake is only a mile away.

Mt. Gretna's location gives you access to all central Pennsylvania has to offer. So if you decide there is not enough to do in the area, Hershey is only a short 14 miles away, Lancaster is 45 mins away and Gettysburg no more than an 1hr and 15 minutes away. The area also host many other tourist attractions; there is bound to be something everyone in your group will enjoy.

It is the perfect get-away spot for a couple, two couples, a family or a group of 6 friends.


Porch sitting is a favorite pass time in Mount Gretna.
The large porch on this cottage is a pleasant place to hang out and enjoy the outdoors and the company of those with you and those passing by.


Mt. Gretna is a quaint cozy village located in the mountains between Hershey and Lancaster Pa. Come relax and hang out on the porch while making up your mind about what to do next and there is much to do!. You might want to walk to the Mt. Gretna Playhouse to take in a Musical, or listen to local talent featured in the Mt. Gretna Camp Meeting Tabernacle located just steps away from the cottage.
Take a stroll back in time to eat at the famous ice cream parlor called the 'Jigger Shop' or swim at the Mt. Gretna Lake where you can still swing on ropes and drop into the lake. Hike the trails at Governor Dick Park or Bike on the rails and trail, located across the road. Bring you skates or rent a pair and visit the Mt. Gretna Roller Rink where live organ music is played. Four restaurants are within walking distance and each features a different verity of food and drink. The Pennsylvania Renaissance Fair and Mt. Hope Winery no more than 5 minutes away.
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443-286-5712

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/23/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 875 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Sheets and towels are not provided

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Local Stations only...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    In the 1890’s, the Pennsylvania Chautauqua Society founded Mt. Gretna, attracted by the region’s natural beauty. The landscape is still just as inviting -- gently wooded mountains, stream, and a lake...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace:

    LED candles only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    right around the corner or at the church....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Mister Coffee...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items:

    We will try to have on hand, coffee, tea, paper towels, handiwipes, sponges, pot scrubber, salt, pepper, and napkins. zzz...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    Many courses with in a 10-15 mile radis...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis Courts in Mt Gretna 5 dollars for Guest ...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 26 - Sep 9, 2017
3 night min stay
$100 $120
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$700
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$85 $95
Thu, Fri, Sat
$600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $60 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Full refund up to 30 days prior to check in minus a 50 dollar rebooking fee. After 30 days no refund but will work to try and re rent it.

Thank you for choosing Story Book Cottage.

This Rental Agreement and Contract is a legally binding agreement made and entered into Patricia Wilmsen pursuant to which the Guest has agreed to rent the residence 105 Third St. MT. Gretna, PA, for the duration of the Rental Term is d due on booking and the remainder 30 days prior to check in. If payment is not received in full 30 days prior to check in owner can un-book  dates.

OCCUPANCY Guest agrees that no more than 06 persons shall be permitted on the Property at any time during the Rental Term, all of whom shall comply with the conditions and restrictions imposed upon Guest under this Agreement.

CONDITION AND USE OF PROPERTY The Property is provided in “as is”

condition. Rental Agent shall use its best efforts to ensure the operation of all amenities in the Property, such as internet access, TV access, . Rental Agent shall not be held responsible for such items failure to work, but will make every effort to correct any issues as reported as quickly as possible. Guest acknowledges that use of amenities such as stairs, porches and the like may be potentially dangerous and involve potential risks if improperly used, particularly with regard to children and such use is at the Guest’s own risk.

Guest shall use the Property for residential purposes only and in a careful manner to prevent any damage or loss to the Property and keep the Property in clean and sanitary condition at all times. Guest and any additional permitted guests shall refrain from loud noise and shall not disturb, annoy, endanger, or inconvenience neighbors, nor shall Guest use the Property for any immoral, offensive or unlawful purposes, nor violate any law, association rules or ordinance, nor commit waste or nuisance on or about the Property. FIRE PLACE IS NOT FOR GUEST USE as we have not assessed the chimmney


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

Mount Gretna is a borough in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is a popular place in the summer, for it has a nationally ranked juried art show (third weekend in August), jazz and chamber music concerts, lectures, book reviews, and an annual tour of historic homes and cottages (1st Saturday in August). The community also has a roller rink, lake, open-air playhouse, miniature golf course, several restaurants, playgrounds, and an award-winning ice cream parlor known as the Jigger Shop. The surrounding area, which includes seven distinct neighborhoods, has a year-round population estimated at 1,500 persons. Summertime population increases to about 2,500.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2015

About the owner: My family has been coming to Mt Gretna for years to enjoy all it has to offer. My father and his family are from the Hershey area and tell wonderful stories of the "old days" in Mt Gretna

Why the Owner Chose Mount Gretna, PA, USA:
It has so much potential but was so neglected. We knew it had good bones and loved the porch, so we took on the project to remodel it and give it's charm back. It was a huge project but one we took on with gusto and love.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/23/2016

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Photos

  • Our Story Begins

    Our Story Begins

  • Front View

    Front View

  • Left side of Porch

    Left side of Porch

  • Kitchen totally remodeled

    Kitchen totally remodeled

  • Eating area

    Eating area

  • Relax on the sofa

    Relax on the sofa

  • Story Book bedside table in Queen Bedroom

    Story Book bedside table in Queen Bedroom

  • Fullbed and one of the twins

    Fullbed and one of the twins

  • Side view from porch

    Side view from porch

  • Mt Gretna Lake

    Mt Gretna Lake

  • Side view

    Side view

  • Our street, Parking at the end where white car is

    Our street, Parking at the end where white car is

  • Right Side of Porch

    Right Side of Porch

  • Deep Kitchen sink and yes we have a dishwasher

    Deep Kitchen sink and yes we have a dishwasher

  • Fireplace, for candles only, LED candles included

    Fireplace, for candles only, LED candles included

  • Bath with shower and tub

    Bath with shower and tub

  • Queen bed and look central air!

    Queen bed and look central air!

  • Front porch at dusk

    Front porch at dusk

  • Our grand daughter enjoying Mt Gretna lake

    Our grand daughter enjoying Mt Gretna lake

  • Fall view out dining area window.

    Fall view out dining area window.

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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