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Comfortable And Affordable Cabin Suite With Home-Cooked Breakfast

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Ideally Located; Set To Make Your Stay In Lancaster Pleasurable & Personalized

The house was built in 1847 as a farm house which is now situated exactly 4 miles west of the Lancaster City square. The Cabin Suite rental unit is a private cabin-like quarters including private bath, kitchen, queen bed & two twin beds, queen sleeper-sofa, futon, living room with TV all on one level (about 800 sq.ft.). Inside this daylight basement stands a 1900 water pump that fits into the rustic decor of barn siding and brick walls. Suitable for the entire family, couple, or individual taking retreat. Low hanging ceiling beams may present a concern for persons six 1/2 feet tall.

Other amenities include:

use of TV(cable)/VCR/DVD, family library of books and games, free Internet connection,, AC, refrigerator, small kitchen appliances, queen bed, alarm clock, iron, soaps, linens, hair dryer, parking, back yard play area, and more.

Outdoors, enjoy a large back yard in a peaceful neighborhood with a community park across the street, golf course within a mile, hiking trails, farm land, a public swimming pool, Amish country attractions and much more in the nearby area. Within walking distance are the following: a grocery store, several restaurants, two convenience stores, a post office, a Lancaster County RRTA bus stop, and the MU campus.

We are also centrally located between other day-trip cites like Harrisburg, Hershey, Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Gettysburg, and Washington, DC.

Complimentary home cooked breakfast is yours if you desire.

The Cabin Suite you are renting has its own private entrance and is separate from hosts and other guests.

We allow well behaved pets. Please ask at reservation time.

More Details

Ed and Stephanie Hersh
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Ed and Stephanie Hersh

Ed & Stephanie Hersh are Innkeepers at Blue Rock BnB. They have lived in Millersville most of their lives. They have been active in various community organizations and active in local church ministry in various capacities. Both Ed and Stephanie grew up on farms in the neighboring York and Dauphin counties (with PA German heritage), met at Millersville University, and married in 1980.

After teaching Special Education for six years in Lancaster schools, Stephanie became a stay-at-home mom with the birth of their first child and she home-educated their four children Jesse, Carolyn, Benjamin, and Sarah. She traveled to China in 1996 to adopt then three year old Sarah. She also enjoys gardening, cooking, and crafts.

Ed grew up in neighboring York County, PA. He earned two bachelors degrees from Millersville University. The first in German and then Computer Science. He traveled and studied in Marburg Germany during his junior year at MU. He later worked in software development for ten years at MU. In 2001 Ed completed a Masters degree in Human Service Counseling at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. In 2010 he completed a Doctor of Religious Studies degree from Trinity Theological Seminary. Vocationally, besides innkeeping, Ed divides his time between pastoral counseling and teaching ministry in the Church, computer access technology instruction for persons with disabilities, and other ventures. Ed enjoys playing guitar, listening to worship music and studying international cultures. He has authored a book entitled Escaping the Pain of Offense: Empowered to Forgive from the Heart

As a nationally certified Christian counselor, Ed also offers optional counseling and prayer ministry for guests at the B&B. For availability and scheduling purposes, please inquire about this at reservation time. Tools for Christian leaders are also available for empowering for greater ministry

Ed and Stephanie Hersh purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Ed and Stephanie Hersh chose Millersville

Your hosts were awarded the 2014 Best of Hospitality in PA from iLoveinns. If you value hospitality, the Hershs are ready to provide personal service to their guests. If you wish to be left alone on a retreat, that's fine too. We want to help you acheive whatever your reason for visiting Lancaster happens to be.

What makes this apartment unique

Great accommodations for budget minded family. Personalized service available. We allow well behaved pets. Inquire about the pets at reservation time.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband, sister and I stayed at the Blue Rock Bed and Breakfast to have a location close to York County as well as Lancaster County. Ed and Stephanie were gracious hosts to a family gathering for us for about 25 people. I had not been able to see my family for many years and we filled the B&B with memories and laughter. The food was delicious and the owners daughter is law made some fruit tarts what were simply a work of art. We ate them despite thei beauty!
May 2014
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Millersville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • The bathroom is large and equipped with both shower and bath tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 3 sleep sofa /futon
  • The bedroom is set up with a queen bed and two twins. The living room has a queen size sofa bed and a futon. A large closet adjoins the bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
We try to accommodate special requests.


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Comfortable And Affordable Cabin Suite With Home-Cooked Breakfast
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Beautiful, quaint get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice space, in a very nice old house! The spot we had was quite large, as we had a full living room, huge bathroom and nice big Bedroom. The property is very quiet and peaceful, especially at night.

Breakfast was good in the main dining room- a great way to start the day!!

We also enjoyed the park across the street, as we were able to walk our dog and let the children play, all within walking distance of the house.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saugerties NY

Clean, Comfortable, Restful

  • 5 of 5

Stephanie and Ed were very kind and very accommodating to our small family and dog. The cabin/apartment has alot of character, with low beamed ceilings in one room, but not an issue for us (only if you are over 6 feet).The bathroom was large, with a great shower and tub, and a variety of body washes and shampoos my teen daughter was thrilled about. The toilet is contained in its own private enclosure, so more people can use the bathroom if needed. The beds were firm and comfortable. We slept so well! Stephanie makes a delicious breakfast ,with local ingredients . Both Stephanie and Ed are very helpful in directing to different sites and activities in Lancaster County and beyond. The Susquehanna River is only 6 miles away. We got to Hershey in 50 minutes.

We would stay here again. They really care about your comfort.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice, clean, well kept, comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Stephanie & Ed were very friendly. Breakfast was plentiful. The accommodations were as presented online (basement apartment). Very comfortable queen bed. Good location for many area sights. Good value. Pet friendly with nice yard.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Acushnet, MA

Hershey Visit

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I with our German Shepard stayed at the Blue Rock Bed and Breakfast, and absolutely loved it. We spent 3 nights there while visiting Hershey in the fall for the antique car show. Its about 40 minutes away from Hershey, but well worth the trip. Ed and Stephanie were very friendly, and there home is very clean, and they are pet friendly. Hope to stay there again, thanks Dean.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elma, NY

College Visit

  • 5 of 5

Our hosts Ed & Stephanie were awesome. Our room was perfect for our stay. The information about what to see & do while in Millersville was helpful & the our dinner with the Amish family was a great experience. This was our 1st time staying in a B&B. Thank you Stephanie for the care package of tomatoes to bring back home with us. Would consider staying in the main house if your party has people over 6'. Ceilings low but was perfect for the girls.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
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Jackson, nj

Awesome B and B

  • 5 of 5

Really clean and nice, hosts were really friendly and breakfast was delicious and really fresh!!! Will definitely stay here again!!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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80 Miles
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Lancaster Amtrak station
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3.5 Miles
Route 30
Nearest Restaurant
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Much is within walking distance including child-friendly community park, 3 restaurants, large grocery store, 2 convenience stores, post office, library, MU campus, and bus stop. Accessible via train and taxi or bus route 16. Within minutes of all the PA Dutch attractions, historical sites, museums, shopping, restaurants, downtown Lancaster, and so much more. Several theaters are near including Sight and Sound for which we can purchase discounted tickets for our guests (inquire at booking time). We can also arrange a visit to Amish friend's farm (including a meal). A personal tour of Lancaster County history and attractions can be arranged. Hosts have personal centuries-long family connections in Lancaster County. Your hosts can provide personalized guidance for your interests. Optional wellness ministry by hosts

Perfect location:

◦Two blocks from Millersville University campus

◦Less than four miles from Lancaster City square (site of LC Convention Center)

◦Near to Sight and Sound theater (ask us about discounted tickets), museums, outlet shopping, recreation, amuzement parks, dining, Amish Country attractions, and day-trip distance to Philadelphia, Washington DC, Baltimore, Gettysburg, Hershey, Philadelphia, New York City

Our guests can order discounted Sight and Sound tickets through us; ask at reservation time.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $45
Tax Rate 7.1%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.