HISTORIC CIVIL WAR HOUSE, GREAT FOR FAMILY GETAWAYS.

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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HISTORIC CIVIL WAR HOUSE, GREAT FOR FAMILY GETAWAYS.

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1st floor of historic building (2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, garden, parking)

This charming Civil War era house is located on historic Baltimore Street in downtown Gettysburg. The first floor has been restored, with two bedrooms (queen beds), and there is a queen pullout sofa bed in the TV room, so the house can sleep 4 + 2. The bathroom has a shower. In addition there is a fully fitted kitchen, dining room, reading room, and a parlor with a gas-log fire. There is central a/c throughout. At the rear of the house is a secluded garden and parking for 2 cars.

The house is ideal for 4-6 people. You can walk to most of the shops and restaurants. The National Military Park (Battlefield) is two minutes walk away.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed

Owner/Property Manager

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks english

I have operated a business in Gettysburg for 25 years, and currently own the Barclay House (vacation rental), four shops and an ice cream parlor, and I am the co-owner of The Brickhouse Inn B&B.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 1994

I bought the house with the intention of living in downtown Gettysburg, but moved into The Barclay House instead.

The house witnessed the Battle of Gettysburg. It has many charming period features. It has an ideal location.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Historic Civil War house, great for family getaways.
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Historic Civil War house, great for family getaways.
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Gettysburg Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Southern California
5

It was perfect!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this charming Civil War period home and it made an already perfect vacation even better! It was immaculate, well laid out, has a new kitchen and bathroom, the washer/dryer were invaluable, and is in a great location that allowed us to walk to almost anywhere in the heart of town. Plus the owners were as charming and gracious as the home itself. We truly felt at home there and it will definitely be our go-to place on our next visit.
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Historic Civil War house, great for family getaways.
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Gettysburg Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Valley Forge, Pa
5

Gettysburg whirlwind civil war era home!

  • 5 of 5
Kudos to the owners of this wonderful home! Perfect for the tired history buffs who were out all day covering the 3 bloody days of the Gettysburg civil war! Room for 4 adults and a child with room to spare! Wow! Well kept beautiful hardwood floors updated functional kitchen comfy living room and bedrooms! My husband enjoyed /read all the literature in the built in bookshelves!
Walk to lincoln square and history all around!
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Historic Civil War house, great for family getaways.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p453105vb
Gettysburg Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Virginia
5

Great House

  • 5 of 5
This house is kept immaculately clean and has been recently refurbished so the kitchen/bath and entire house seems brand new. The fact that it's a civil war era house makes it so much fun to be in Gettysburg for three days. Everything is in walking distance, just pull into the parking spots out back and you are conveniently located. Great restaurants, ice cream spots, historic markers, and people watching galore. Only time we got in the car was for the auto tour of the battlefield and to drive to the visitor center (which we could have walked but we were doing auto tour right afterwards). Beds comfortable, kitchen fully stocked with cooking items if you bring your own groceries. AC was awesome. Back bedroom was perfect for being away from the street noise. Sleeps 6 comfortably, one bath with a tub/shower and washing machine and dryer. Perfect place to stay. Would highly recommend. Owner was very nice and accommodating about check in and out times and we were able to contact him easily.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Historic Civil War house, great for family getaways.
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Gettysburg Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, USA
5

Comfortable, convenient, relaxing

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here for three nights while visiting Gettysburg on our way to Philadelphia. The owner is super laid back and easy to deal with. He even called me before I rented to answer some questions. Upon arrival, the house was immaculate and the A/C was appropriately cool. We used both bedrooms and the parlor bed (which my teen loved because he could close the doors off to the rest of us). We also used the washer and dryer, the kitchen, and the DVD player and TV. Even though it was a bit on the cool side while we were visiting, the A/C worked great and would keep you cool even when it's really hot. The house was also conveniently located on a main street with access to everything in town and the battlefield, and within walking distance of ice cream and several restaurants. It was awesome to be able to spread out a bit before we traveled on to Philly and had to confine ourselves to a regular hotel room. Would definitely recommend.
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Historic Civil War house, great for family getaways.
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Gettysburg Pennsylvania Dutch Country
West Chester, PA
5

Nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5
This was a very clean and lovely home and an easy walk to many attractions.
  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Historic Civil War house, great for family getaways.
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Gettysburg Pennsylvania Dutch Country
5

A great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
This property was excellent in all the ways that count. Photos and descriptions were absolutely accurate. The location was perfect for us. The house appears to have been recently renovated. The kitchen was pristine and the whole place was CLEAN. I would recommend this home to anyone.
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Harrisburg
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Harrisburg
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rte 15, Rte 30
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Ski Liberty
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Mountain View, Carroll Valley, The Bridges
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Many
Car: necessary

Gettysburg National Military Park (Battlefield) & Visitor Center (museum, movie, Cyclorama). David Wills House. Shriver House Museum. Eisenhower Heritage Site. Great walking, hiking and cycling trails. Hershey is one hour away, as is Harper's Ferry. Antietam Battlefield is 45 minutes away. About 10 miles north of Gettysburg are the Appalachians, with beautiful orchards of apples, peaches and cherries. Ski Liberty Resort is 20 minutes from Gettysburg. Some excellent golf courses within a half hour drive.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Gettysburg House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Gettysburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    TV room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofa bed in TV room
  • Queen size beds
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Books
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • winery tours
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting small game
  • golf
  • cycling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • racquetball
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