Romantic Cottage in Lancaster County(17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 4-6)
Sit on the porch and watch the Amish buggies clip-clop down Main Street, listen to the bells chime from a nearby church, and enjoy flowers in shades of yellow, white and blue, which lend a French Country feeling to the outside of the cottage.
Amish and Mennonite farms provide plenty of fresh produce and there's lots of shopping in nearby Adamstown, known as the Antiques Capital of the USA. There are five local one-room school houses and covered bridges. Outlets in Reading and Lancaster are a short drive, as well as museums, Amish attractions and great hiking and biking.
Small Town USA: The Olde Stone Cottage is in a small town (1200 people) that has many activities. There's a Terre Hill Days celebration in July - great bands, outhouse races, fireworks, lots of food - a town-wide Yard Sale, Harvest Parade and Haunted Trail in the fall, Lunch in the Park every Friday late July into September, and lots more.
A Shopper's Paradise: Whether it is outlet shopping (Lancaster has Tanger and Rockville, and Reading has the big VF Outlet Center), antique shopping (ten minutes away at the Antiques Capital of the USA, Amish quilts and crafts, or Art galleries (downtown Lancaster), Terre HIll is in the center of the spoke for shopping of all kinds. We'll be glad to share our favorite places with you.
Lancaster County: Terre Hill is centrally located in Lancaster County - there are buggies that travel right past the cottage, one-room schoolhouses and covered bridges surround the town, rolling farmland, roadside stands at the farms, local craft, quilt and furniture shops. A huge antigue center is ten minutes north of town and Weaverland Auction is 1 mile from town - where the farmers and nurseries bring their produce and plants to be sold. It's a great area to cycle.
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Member since: 2006
- 2 story
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Low Allergen Environment
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- * King Bed * Double Bed * Convertible Bed
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Two-person whirlpool tub in master bedroom
- Features: -Two bedrooms (one king-sized bed with Jacuzzi whirlpool tub and gas stove/fireplace, one full with sitting area and game table) -One full bath with oversized massage shower -Fully equipped kitchen, including enough food for your first breakfast -Flat screen TV with DVD/VCR -Stereo and MP3 Player -CD Player/Clock Radios in bedrooms -Ceiling Fans -Porch with Gas Grill -Large Dining Room with seating for six -Foyer with games, puzzles, cards -Central Air Conditioning -Living Room has Vermont Castings Gas stove/fireplace ...moreless
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
The tiny town of Terre Hill in Lancaster County is surrounded by Amish and Mennonite farms and nurseries. Buy cheese and produce directly from the farms. There's great biking and antiques too!...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
Pool / Spa
- Spa Whirlpool
- Jetted Tub
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 7.1%
!0% discount on 4 nghts or more. The rates quoted are based on two adults. Kids under 12 stay for free. Each additional adult is just $25/day.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Lancaster, Dutch Country, Pennsylvania, USA (In quaint Terre Hill - the smallest of small towns!). Terre Hill is a perfect place to stay - a quiet, small town that boasts tennis courts, a wonderful park, two restaurants and a convenience store - all within walking distance of the cottage and surrounded by Amish farms. Nearby Shady Maple provides a great farm market and the largest smorgasbord in the county for great Pennsylvania Dutch food.
Other Activities: shopping, mini golf, biking, hot air ballooning, Art Gallery located at the inn
Golf: There are 5 golf courses within a 20-minute drive.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: My husband and I have been operating The Artist's Inn, a bed and breakfast just five houses from The Olde Stone Cottage for 20 years. We love meeting people from all over the world. But we only have three rooms at the inn and couldn't accommodate children or bigger groups. The Olde Stone Cottage is child friendly and our Carriage House can accommodate more if needed....including a bedroom and bath on the first floor.
Why the Owner Chose Terre Hill, PA, USA:
Our Inn was originally built by Sam Watts...actually he owned much of the land that is now Terre Hill. He donated land for the local church, school, was on the board of the local bank, and was generally quite a great guy. He also owned a cigar-making factory, one of many in town. The locally grown tobacco was used for the outer leaves of the cigars. His grandson owned the local store...which stood on the land now occupied by our cottage. We always admired this little house and when it came up for sale, we converted it to a vacation rental. To see the story of the remodel, check out The Artist's Inn website.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Terre Hill is a quiet town, but just minutes away from Adamstown - filled with antiques....or busy Intercourse with bustling shops and Kitchen Kettle Village. It's surrounded by farms so fresh produce can be had three seasons a year in any direction. And Shady Maple - whether you go to the farmer's market, gift shop, or smorgasbord is a treat unto itself. Folks also like to explore the area on bikes or by hiking.
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The Olde Stone Cottage in Lancaster County, PA
Relax in the two-person whirlpool tub in the blue bedroom.
The dining room table expands to seat 8. AND the piano is in tune!
Your kitchen is well stocked - families have even made turkeys at Thanksgiving!
Lavender Scones from The Artist's Inn - the Cottage is stocked for breakfast
One horse open sleigh on Main Street in Terre Hill during a rare winter storm
Yes, we do like flowers!
Gather with friends or family to enjoy snacks on your private porch.
Amish and Mennonite buggies pass by the cottage regularly
A Hot Air Balloon Ride is a great way to see Lancaster County.
Great shopping for crafts at local shops - be sure to explore the backroads!
Feel like ziplining? Kayaking? Hiking? Taking a scooter tour? It's all nearby!
The blue bedroom - with king-size bed and whirlpool tub for two
Yellow bedroom has a full bed - and a private reading area that kids love.
Enjoy the stoves in cool weather, A/C in the summer, or open windows in between
Enjoy the sound of Amish buggies as the horses clip-clop past the cottage.
Special packages are available at the Cottage; see for details
Nearby Adamstown has thousands of antique dealers every day but Sundays are best
Flowers surround the cottage
Enjoy fresh-baked goodies! for breakfast. We'll stock your kitchen with food.
You may see horseback riders go past the cottage - especially on Sundays!
The covered bridge tour goes right past the cottage
Backroads are great for bicycling or running - on your own or organized events
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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