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Victorian charm and modern amenities while visiting Amish country

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms can accommodate 12 guests comfortably

This Paradise vacation home has a new full kitchen on the first floor,across the hall is the dining room and sitting area with flat-screen TV/Cable/DVD.A great place to unwind after out touring all day!

2 guest rooms on the second floor each with private baths-and a laundry with full sized washer & gas dryer.

The third floor offers two suites each with king beds and whirlpool tubs-Each suite has gas fireplaces.

A total of 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms this beautiful Victorian home comfortably sleeps 12 people

More Details

Lois & Doug Snader
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Lois & Doug Snader

Born & raised in Lancaster Co,Doug & Lois purchased the old victorian to restore and bring it back to life! Doug,being a plumber & in the construction business by trade and Lois's love of decorating & design acheived their goal. Introducing the option of vacation home,makes a longer stay more affordable for your family & friends.With so much to see & do in Lancaster County,you can take advantage of the convenience of 'cooking in'. Stop in as a guest,leave as a friend!

Lois & Doug Snader purchased this house in 1996

Why Lois & Doug Snader chose Pennsylvania Dutch Country

In past years,this Victorian Mansion was first built by a brides'father to be given to her as a wedding gift! Her and her husband lived their entire lives here.Early in the 1970's a couple bought the property and operated (for 25 yrs)as an art gallery.Then the Snader's bought the property to bring it up to modern standards and to share it with others,to enjoy the architecture & charm of times gone by.

What makes this house unique

As we entered the grand front hallway we fell in love with the magnificent sprial staircase that wraps to the third floor. we knew immediately,this was the property for us!


Paradise House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • Bathroom 1 & 2 are located on the 2nd floor Bathroom 3 & 4 are located on the 3rd floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4-2 bedroom suite - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Bedrooms 1 & 2 are located on the 2nd floor Bedrooms 3 & 4 are located on the 3rd floor
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Victorian charm and modern amenities while visiting Amish country
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Beautiful and cozy house!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house, abundant space, isolated comfortable rooms, clean sheets and towels and friendly host.

Hard to sleep at night due to road noise in all bedrooms.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous property

  • 5 of 5

We had plenty of room for our kids and our grandkids. My husband and I had a little trouble with the stairs but we took one of the two second floor bedrooms. One of our daughters said they had a little trouble with the water in one of the third floor bathrooms but with four and a half bathrooms it was not a problem. A great stay. The Owner was great.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Victorian! Our 4th stay. Never disappoints!

  • 5 of 5

This is the fourth time we've taken a group of friends to Lancaster and stayed at this home. Lois and Doug are the most wonderful hosts, always having everything ready and so accommodating. As the years have gone by these 5 couples have moved away from our original homes and live in different parts of the east coast, but we always love to gather together in Lancaster here. It feels like home.

The home is so convenient to entertainment, shopping, and any site seeing one would want to do. The bedrooms are spacious and either connected to a bathroom or within steps. We highly recommend this home to anyone looking for a get away. It never disappoints.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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house was all that we expected

  • 5 of 5

House was neat, clean, well maintained, and very inviting. Lois welcomed us just as if we were family. Our entire week stay was marvelous.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful home for celebrating a special birthday . We were 7 adults including a 3 1/2 year .

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful big Victorian home very well

decorated and equipped. Everything necessary was provided for a family

gathering. Location is in the heart of Dutch Country. Inn keeper was very easy to work with and even acquired b day cake for us. Home is off a busy road but we were aware of this before renting.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fabulous price for 8 adults to shop and enjoy the local attractions. The front porch was enjoyable for all of us to relax. Everything was convenient and a short drive away. The house was perfect for us and the decor is amazing. We will be back!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Philadelphia International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Host Resort
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Amtrak Lancaster,PA
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
many restaurants located nearby
Car: necessary

Located in the heart of Amish Country,tours available. Enjoy drives threw the countyside,views of pristeen farmland-outlet shopping nearby.just minutes from Sight & Sound Threatre-American Music Threatre.Visit quiant villages,the Strasburg Railroad,Kitchen Kettle Village has shops that offer homemade jams & jellies,located in the Village of Intercourse.


Rates & Availability

Paradise House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.1%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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