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1840 PA Farmhouse/Cottage on 83 Acres w/ Inground Pool

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse and Cottage - 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed - 2.5 Baths - Sleeps 10-14

We invite you to stay in our comfortably and tastefully decorated 1840 four-bedroom farmhouse and cozy country cottage nestled in the middle of 83 acres of rolling Pennsylvania countryside. The Pennsylvania farmhouse is a simple log frame structure with white German siding with two front doors, typical architecture for the mid-1800's. The cottage has a large central stone fireplace (currently not functional) and was used as a smokehouse and summer kitchen in the late 19th & early 20th centuries.

Situated in beautiful Adams County, we are located approximately two miles from the historic colonial town of East Berlin, PA (population: 1,400), founded by Pennsylvania Germans in 1764 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Property Description and Location: The property has a beautiful in-ground pool, Pennsylvania bank barn, 3-car garage, lovely views, and privacy and is an excellent base for relaxation and exploration of nearby Gettysburg, Lancaster's PA Dutch Country, Hershey, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York. World-wide travelers will find many French and European touches. We also have lots of original art and handmade pottery in both the farmhouse and cottage.

Historical: Our farmhouse has two plaques indicating registration as a Civil War building (having been built prior to the Civil War of 1863) and has received recognition from Historic Gettysburg-Adams County, Inc. as a home restored to its original 1840's era.

Sleeping Accomodations: The rental of this property includes both the Farmhouse and the Cottage:

Farmhouse (sleeps up to 8): There are four bedrooms on the second floor of the farmhouse: three with a double bed and one with two single beds. All are furnished with antique dressers, desks, and lovely bed linens.

Cottage (sleeps 2-4): There is one loft-style bedroom with double bed on the second floor and a comfortable pull-out double sofa bed in the living room.

In addition, we also have a Writer's Studio with two single beds, which can be used, if needed, at a cost of $80/night.

We will consider pets with prior authorization and charge a one-time pet fee of $75/pet.

Free WiFi.

We have had several weddings at our farm which have been beautiful! We allow small weddings of about 100 guests or less. Please ask about our rates. We will be glad to give you recommendations for tent rental, caterers, photographers, etc.

More Details

Owner
Barbara Eisenhart
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

Amenities

East Berlin Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The farmhouse has a full bath with tub and shower on the second floor and a powder room on the first floor. The cottage has a full bath on the first floor with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Convertible Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
  • In the farmhouse there are 4 bedrooms (3 bedrooms, each with a double bed and 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds). In the cottage, there is 1 double bed in the upstairs loft and 1 pull-out sofa bed on the first floor (very comfortable). All of our bedrooms are furnished with lovely bed linens, desks, dressers, chairs, etc. Also, there is a Writer's Studio with 2 twin beds available for $75/night if you would like more room or would just like to spread out a bit more.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 5 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Families love our property. This was our summer home for over 15 years and we invite you to stay here with your family and friends and create wonderful memories together just as we did with our children ( who are now ages 31-37!) Also, please note that we have free WiFi in the farmhouse! :) We allow pets with prior written authorization and charge a one-time pet fee of $75/pet.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

1840 PA Farmhouse/Cottage on 83 Acres w/ Inground Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
5

BEST Place ever to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

As one reviewer stated, home away from home. The house and cottage are cozy and we enjoy the cozy, family atmosphere of the house. Love to be able to cook and everyone is able to enjoy dinner with out going out. Sitting in the family room with our entire group and just hang out suits us perfectly. It is also kid friendly the rooms are charming and welcoming. The homeowners are a joy to work with. If we could give 10 stars we would.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here as a group of 11 friends for a special birthday weekend and loved it! Plenty of space for all. Beautiful rolling countryside for long walks. Comfortable accomodations. Architectural charm. The propriety was a joy to work with; prompt, communicative and enthusiastic. It is clear that this is a very special property and it's a gift to be able to share it with the owners. Highly recommended. Especially is you are also traveling with a four-legged friend who loves long country walks.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

My family loved your farm house

  • 5 of 5

In word I can not describe the beauty and comfort we find in your farm house , children were amazed in the how the space for fun, cycling, flying kites, football, volleyball, hide and seek, wonderful pool, the house a charm , very worth it ,, our family is from Brazil and we were very happy to have found in your Farmhouse this quiet for our holiday (we loved )

We will organize for back again in your beautiful house

Jacqueline Holander

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Carolina, PR
5

A Perfect Family Time

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family get together with four generations. Our adults kids and their children stayed in the main farmhouse. Our parents stayed in the cottage. My husband and I stayed in the cute, one room Writer's Studio. We had room to spread out and room to have meals together. It was if we went back in time to a slower pace, yet close enough to Gettysburg to have plenty to do. Barbara's communication was great. The property was perfectly kept. We loved it and hope to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Could not have asked for better!!

  • 5 of 5

The owners could not have been more gracious or welcoming. The property is fantastic with plenty of room to stretch out. We hiked, we biked, we swam, we BBQed...every night we rocked on the porch while the kids chased fireflies...it was the perfect vacation spot and if we ever go to that area again we wouldn't hesitate to stay here.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Massapequa Park, NY
5

FAMILY VACATION 2014

  • 5 of 5

Our semi-annual Family Vacation was held here this year, and it was superb. All

conditions and amenities were 1st rate. Clean. Beautiful. Beautiful views. Much to

do in the area - even Baltimore Harbor was not too far away. But days spent on

the property and in the area were entertaining and restful. Return to quiet & simple

values and entertainment. But far from rustic, even though an historic 1840 property.

Also, I don't want to limit it to the above - there was plenty more to do and see in

the area that we did not get to. It is just that these were the things we looked forward

to doing, and which we pleasantly found there. And, the owners were so nice and

thoughtful, and concerned with our enjoyment. Can't say enough.

All in all, a great time was had by all, children and adults.

Richard Albert & Family

Massapequa Park, New York

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We provide 5 bicycles for your enjoyment to explore country roads in the area. Also, we have croquet, volleyball, and lots of yard games for families. For the pool, we supply pool toys and 'noodles' as well as beach towels for everyone. Also, please note that we have free WiFi in the farmhouse! :)

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Rates & Availability

East Berlin Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$575
$3,800
 
 
Winter 2017-18
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$475
$3,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
May 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$575
$3,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $75
Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates (in US Dollars ): Personal Currency Assistant™
Cleaning Fee - $150
$250 Refundable Security Deposit.
50% Deposit Required with Reservation.
Balance Due 30 Days Prior to Arrival.
6% PA Sales Tax, 5% Adams County Tax will be added.
Personal Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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