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Jan or Bruce Garrabrandt

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Romantic Cottage in Lancaster County

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 4-6)

The Olde Stone Cottage is your perfect place to stay in Lancaster County! This luxury accommodation is ideal for a honeymoon, romantic retreat, girlfriends getaway or relaxing private vacation. Kids stay free.

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.

Last year, the Olde Stone Cottage was featured on Sweet Retreats....and won! See the show here:

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  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jan or Bruce Garrabrandt (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english


based on 15 traveler reviews

Romantic Cottage in Lancaster County
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Beyond my expectations

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was absolutely more than I had expected. It was warm and cozy, clean and just perfect. I will be staying again for sure!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Charming, Comfortable as Old Slippers

  • 5 of 5

Warm and wonderful both inside and outside. After driving all day, it was with a sigh of pleasure I opened the door to beautiful pine floors and cozy furniture in the friendliest of atmospheres. Freshly baked cookies and coffee cake awaited and I just had to set the coffee pot to brewing. Wonderful!

The cottage is in a perfect location for exploring the Amish countryside, shopping and eating, eating, eating! Loved it all and will do again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Philadelphia area

An Absolute Pleasure

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here recently for our anniversary and it was truly amazing. The stone cottage was clean and beautiful and very relaxing. The huge whirlpool tub located in the master bedroom was awesome extra bonus, as well as the 2-person shower in the hall bath! And even though the pictures on the site are wonderful, the cottage is even more beautiful than what you see. The town is quaint, the diner across the street was very very good, and the owners are an absolute pleasure to deal with. And having them include all the food they stated for your breakfast was such a plus (the baked goods AND the cookies in the filled cookie jar were so scrumptious). I want to thank the owners so much for the lifetime memory you have given us.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for posting a review. We're so glad you liked the cottage and Terre Hill. Although we're in a quiet location, you can get to everywhere from here! We really appreciate you taking the time to write and are honored to be able to provide some relaxing space to make memories. They are important!
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A Relaxing Pleasure

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the cottage, and wish we could have stayed longer. The “old” feel of the home was great, and the amenities were perfect. We so enjoyed having a glass of wine in from of the fireplace. The home made cookies and brownies were delicious, and a very nice touch. It was awesome to see several horse and buggies pass right in from of the cottage on Main Street. Our getaway was a relaxing pleasure. Thanks Jan and Bruce!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for posting a review. We're so glad you enjoyed the Olde Stone Cottage. The raspberry chocolate chip cookies are a specialty of our bed and breakfast, The Artist's Inn, just five houses away. We know what you mean about the buggies - even after 17 years of living here, we still enjoy the clip-clops!
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The Cintron Family

  • 5 of 5

The Best Christmas Ever!!! We had an amazing time in Terre Hill,P.A. The best getaway for a family to have.I fell in love with the place and surroundings.People are very friendly to new comers.It was a wonderful sight to see the Amish on thier horse buggy traveling up and down East Main Street were the cottage is located. That was and awsome sight.

Wow, the pastries were delicious from Sunnyside Pastries -Also the pretzels are really good.

Jan and Bruce- Thank you for having us and making is feel welcome.The cookies were delicious- Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fred - Thanks so much for posting a review. We were glad your family enjoyed the cottage and especially glad that you were able to experience a snowfall - and on Christmas Eve! We think it was just magical! You are right - pretzels are terrific here. In fact, 75% of Americas pretzels are made within 100 miles of Lancaster County. And Sunnyside, an Amish bakery not a mile from the cottage, has wonderful pastries. In fact, we're pretty much surrounded by good food!
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New York

Fantastic August Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here during the first week of August as a getaway from it all. Wow did we succeed. We enjoyed every aspect of the town, the shops, and suprising amount of things to do in in the Lancaster area.

The home was the star though. We experienced a real "home" feeling while staying at the cottage. Everything felt right for us. Cookies were a fleeting delicious treat thanks to my kids. The owners were fantastic with their advice and hospitality. The neighborhood was warm and welcoming. We will be coming back here again. You know it was great when the kids want to go back 3 months after staying there. The home was precious.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
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Nearest Restaurant
across the street!
Car: recommended

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.


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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 or child is just $25/day.

1st night taken as deposit. Balance due upon return of signed rental agreement.

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Pennsylvania Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Two-person whirlpool tub in master bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • * King Bed * Double Bed * Convertible Bed
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
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

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