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Mountain Retreat, Vacation Rental, Fall Foliage, Gettysburg, Appalachian Trail,

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Beautiful mountain home on a secluded wooded lot. Excellent location for many activities. Screened in porch, stone fireplaces, newly remodeled and fully furnished. One mile from Appalachian Trail, Caledonia golf course and Totem Pole Playhouse. Ten min. from Chambersburg, Pa, 20 min from Gettysburg, 12 miles from Liberty Ski and Golf Resort. 10 miles to Penn National Golf Course, 90 min from Washington DC and Baltimore. Four hours from New York City.

Nice Location: We are located in a secluded mountain setting. It is very peaceful and you will enjoy spending time in the rocking chairs on the screened-in front porch. We are also one mile from the Appalachian Trail, the Totem Pole Playhouse(excellent theatre during the summer months) , Caledonia State park, a public swimming pool and The Caledonia Golf Club. A little farther afield, we have Gettysburg (15 mi), Penn National golf course (10 mi), Liberty Mountain Ski and Golf Resort, (12 mi) and Washington DC (90 mi).

Well Equipped: The house has everything you need, right down to the towels, bedding microwave and silverware. We're on 1.5 acres of land. There is plenty of room for the kids to run. Many Frisbee competitions have been played on our lawn.

We have a decent DVD collection. We have started to collect Film Movement independent movies that some of you should find interesting.

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 30, 2017

About Owner

We fell in love with this house when we first saw it but it was in disrepair. We spent the next five years remodeling and rebuilding it. We really like the peaceful feeling we get in the evening on the screened in porch or in front of the fireplace when it's cold out. Janet is a nurse practitioner and I am management consultant. We both work long hours and spend time volunteering at our church and we wish we had more time to spend at our Caledonia House but we have really enjoyed sharing it with others. The people who have come to our home through Homeaway have been excellent.

Owner purchased this house in 2005


Fayetteville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms are newly remodeled and beautiful.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
Please note that we have just added Cable TV and wireless internet service to our amenities as of February 10, 2011. We have added to our DVD library too!


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Mountain Retreat, Vacation Rental, Fall Foliage, Gettysburg, Appalachian Trail,
average rating of 4.8 based on 35 reviews
Fairfax Station, Virginia

Mountain Rtreat

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Very nice and comfortable home, that comes fully equipped and has a good sized yard. Perfect for a large family and pets. Easy to access and close to many sites. We came up for a ski weekend at Liberty and had no issues with the 20 minute drive to the slopes. Close to Chambersburg for shopping. We loved the living room with fireplace. Made full use of this room. The only recommendation is that the Wi-Fi name and password be added to the information book for ease of access. I would easily recommend this property to anyone. Looking forward to coming back this summer for a quite/comfortable stay and a chance to discover the area (e.g., hiking, fishing, golf, etc).

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Great Place for a Gettysburg Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to stay. We loved the old-fashion charm of the home, and the location was ideal for visiting Gettysburg and hiking with our dog. The first morning there I woke up to a beautiful sunrise which I could see from one of my bedroom windows.

The living room fireplace was a plus and made it feel extra cozy during the evening hours. My sons and I loved it and we would stay again in a heartbeat...highly recommend. You will not be disappointed. Also shopping malls and restaurants are conveniently close.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great place for a family retreat

  • 5 of 5

The property was just as described and was clean and well-maintained. Our family - 5 adults, a baby, and a border collie - really enjoyed this attractive house tucked behind several other properties along a wooded lane. The house was comfortably and attractively appointed, and we managed well with what was in the kitchen for cooking our meals. Steve answered my several inquiries promptly and graciously. We would recommend this property to others who might have reason to stay in the Chambersburg / Gettysburg area. We especially enjoyed spending time at Calendonia State Park - both baby and dog loved being in the creek that runs through the Park - and we were glad to enjoy some of the last days of the public pool being open there, as well.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very homeie,nice and very relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

This home was very relaxing just as the pictures. Overall we didn't want to leave. We were only there for a weekend stay but will definitely be back. The home is close to a lot of different things link Gettysburg,and parks and trails. We really enjoyed our selfsame. And steven the host was very nice and a pleasure to dealwith.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Pennsylvania Trip

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable house close to history and hiking.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, comfortable and quaint.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home because my daughter was getting married in nearby Chambersburg and though a little farther away from town, it gave the 6 of us a little more room to stretch out rather than renting 3 hotel rooms. The cabin had a well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds, and a nice living area and front porch. Fun to walk up the hills around the neighborhood. The fireflies at night were amazing. Great stay for visiting Gettysburg as well. Half our group made the trek there on Saturday. The owner was responsive to the questions we had via the Home Away app. Try to get there before dark, because the house is a little hard to find off the highway and you have to drive up a steep hill to get there. Would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Baltimore-Washington International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Harrisburg Pa
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Hiking the Appalachian Trail


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Regular Season
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $7
Cleaning $100

Holidays and adjacent days are at the holiday rate; e.g. Wed before Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving day. The days between Christmas and New Years are at the weekend rate. Call for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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