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A-Frame on the Water at Historic Sickman's Mill

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Pequea House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Enjoy a relaxing stay at our A-Frame house located at Sickman's Mill. You will have access to the creek and campground for campfires (fire ring and firewood provided), fishing, creek swimming, kayaking, canoeing (equipment not provided) or enjoy a relaxing tube ride down the Pequea Creek from our on-site tubing business ($8 per person Memorial Day - Labor Day).

Our guests often see great blue herons, minks, hawks and the occasional bald eagle. History lovers will enjoy the view of our 4 story stone grist mill. We typically allow our guests to explore the inside of the mill to see our ongoing restoration effort.

Since we only let scouts and church groups camp, there are usually no campers, so you typically get the whole place to yourself!

Memorial Day through Labor Day there are tubers on-site during the day but they are typically gone by around 6:00 PM leaving a quiet, peaceful setting. This time can vary depending on the creek water levels; lower levels equal a longer float time.

Take a left out of our drive way and the Frogtown Cafe is two minutes away, a country pub that is family friendly. A right out of our drive way will take you to the Conestoga Wagon restaurant where they have great food, convenience store and gas station.

We are 20-30 minute drive, (through country back roads) to Rockvale Square Outlets, Sight and Sound Theater, and Dutch Wonderland. Hershey Park is about 1 hour away. Philadelphia 1.5 hours. Gettysburg 2 hours

No parties allowed, anyone throwing a party on the premises will be asked to leave. Any additional day or night guests must have prior approval.

Cable TV and wireless internet included.

Two large decks allow you to enjoy the view of the campground, historic grist mill and the Pequea creek.

For even more pictures and information see our website.

The first floor contains a large rec room containing a queen sleeper sofa and futon, a separate bedroom with queen size bed and TV, large laundry room, and a full bath (shower).

The second floor contains a living room with TV VCR and DVD, kitchen, full bath (tub and shower), and bedroom containing a twin bed and a full/twin bunk bed.

The third floor consists of a private bedroom with queen size bed and TV, and a loft overlooking the living room.

Keywords: mill, A-frame, A frame, cabin, water front, historic

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Trina
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

A-Frame on the Water at Historic Sickman's Mill
average rating of 4.806452 based on 62 reviews
5

Great home and great owners

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd year we have stayed in this awesome home. The owners couldn't be nicer or more accommodating.

The house has everything you need. Kitchen is fully stocked. Plenty of fresh towels. BBQ on the deck. Games for the kids. Very clean bathrooms. Nice washer n dryer.

We love it and look forward to coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Loved our Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this A frame house. When we first pulled in we were very skeptical because we saw how busy the tubing business was, and the house was right along the road. They really didn't bother us and we had the evenings to enjoy the outdoors without customers. The road was not real busy either so that did not bother us either. We as a family already voted that we likes this home so much we hope to return sometime!

Thanks for providing families with at place to get away from it all! The Patches Family

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Great Family Escape

  • 5 of 5

A Review From a Mom & Dad w/ Young Kids - We stayed here with 4 young children (Ages 6,4,2 & 3months) along with my 70 year old grandmother. I'll write this review from that perspective.

This is a great location for families to stay. The house has many nice amenities but doesn't feel like a Pier 1 Imports store in which I'd be on edge about the kids breaking something. The layout of the house allowed for Grandma to have the entire lower level (living room, bathroom, bedroom, porch) to herself while the upper main level had lots of space for the kids to spread out and for Mom and Dad to have the upper loft area in which we could plan out the next day without waking the kids. It was a nice addition to have Lincoln logs, a train set, games and kids dvd's. This provided us with great "transition tools" (i.e. while cooking breakfast or getting everyone ready for bed / baths). The kitchen was well stocked with all your basic utensils and a grill is outside on the deck.

Yes, the stairs are steep (as with most A-Frame Houses) but the door to the main level top of the stairs has a level latch and the bottom to the loft can be easily blocked off to calm any worries. Some other reviewers commented on feeling crowded with the tubing business on location, but we felt rather at home and enjoyed our stay. Most of the time we were on the road before the tubing business opened and it closed most days around dinner time. As far as the tubing experience itself..... take the time to take the family on the tubing trip. We took our 6 and 4 year old and it's what they remember most from the trip. The tubes have bottoms and with life jackets on the kids there wasn't any worries. It was a blast. There's also a ton of space outside for the kids to runaround and explore. With water-shoes or sandals, playing in the creek was a big hit as well. (Grandma joined us by sitting outside on the picnic tables and chairs).

This home is a great family escape and while we experienced it as a family, it also has some romantic charm. The fireplace, various porches, writing desk and loft area would make this a great place to celebrate an anniversary or enjoy some time away as a couple. We'd consider returning here on future visits to the Lancaster area.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Would come again

  • 5 of 5

This was a family vacation and everything was just as it was described. Since we did most of the eating at the house, the kitchen was well equipped. There were games for the family and movies. We had a great time and would definitely rent again.

Thank you for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Salisbury NC
5

Weekend Get Away

  • 5 of 5

A-Frame was spacious and comfortable. Ms Trina was extremely hospitable and met all needs promptly. The only con was the stay was not long enough.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Valley Stream, NY
5

Tranquil & Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed here numerous times through out the years & each time I have come back it is just amazing... The Owners are always available for any questions I have had. The house itself is ideal for a family or a couples getaway. It is clean, large & has most everything you could possibly need . Ive cooked everything from Breakfast to a huge seafood dinner to BBQing .... The last time we were there we never left the house & just enjoyed a Romantic Valentines weekend....The next time were there were planning to do tubing again & some hiking in the area... I will Def be back many more times.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Frogtown Cafe
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Conestoga Wagon Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Conestoga Wagon Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Frogtown Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Kendig Square Shopping
Nearest Point of Interest
Pine Veiw Dairy
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Pequea House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Season
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
Summer Season
Jun 7 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

No parties allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Pequea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1st Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • 1st Floor Bedroom - 1 queen
    2nd Floor Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , 1 Full/Twin Bunk and 1 Separate Twin Bed
    3rd Floor Bedroom - 1 queen
    1st Floor Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 1 Queen Sleep Sofa and 1 Futon
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen sleep sofa and futon, Bunk Beds (1) We have 1 pack-n-play available for use.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
Notes:
The A-Frame is located at the Sickman's Mill Campground. We have greatly restricted our camping; we typically only have 2 boy scout groups per summer. You will have access to the campground and Pequea creek for fishing, kayaking or canoeing (bring your own equipment, canoes, kayaks) or enjoy a relaxing tube ride down the Pequea creek with our on-site tubing business ($8 per person). History lovers will enjoy the view of the historic grist mill located on the property.

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