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Fresh Baked Amish Bread Awaits You At This Lancaster County Vacation Home

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Easily accessible yet quaintly secluded. Nestled among the Amish.

3 Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a Queen Bed. Bedroom 2 has a Twin over Full Bunk Set. Bedroom 3 is the Master Suite which features a sunken bedroom with its own fire stove and private deck. Full Kitchen, Living Room, Enclosed Sunroom that overlooks an Amish recreation pond. Downstairs Family/Recreation room. Large outdoor deck and beautiful landscaping. Ample parking for 5 vehicles. Walking trail

Judy Brown
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Judy Brown

We live just 10 minutes away and have enjoyed Quarryville as our home since 1976. Being able to enjoy the country atmosphere yet being close to Lancaster and other cities has given us what we think is the best of both worlds. We raised 4 children and now enjoy several grandchildren.

Judy Brown purchased this house in 2014

Why Judy Brown chose Pennsylvania Dutch Country

The relaxing atmosphere, the beautiful landscaping, and being surrounded by Amish.

What makes this house unique

Easy to get to and easy access to shopping, restaurants, attractions and airports.


Kirkwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • 3 Bedrooms. 2 Queen Beds, 1 Full, 1 Single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Fresh Baked Amish Bread Awaits You At This Lancaster County Vacation Home
average rating of 4.83871 based on 31 reviews
Bucks County, PA

Quaint & Cozy in Kirkwood, PA

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rent vacation homes quite often from Home Away and when we decided to spend a couple of days near Dutch Wonderland, PA with our grandchildren we came across the "Gate House". What a terrific find! The location was perfect (25 min drive from the park) peaceful, serene and the views from the winding country roads were just beautiful. The home was immaculate, very comfortable and lots of room for everyone to spread out. Also, very convenient to local shopping for groceries etc.. We enjoyed everything about the house especially sitting on the deck early in the morning and listening to the birds singing . Thank you so much Judy for sharing your home. We will definitely be back!!!


Mia & Dave

Bucks County, PA

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Excellent weekend away!

  • 5 of 5

Three generations visited The Gate House over a long weekend away. We enjoyed the delicious bread that awaited us. The house was spacious, clean and comfortable. Judy had excellent communication with us prior to our stay. Having the pack and play, high chair and baby gates made our packing less burdensome. The bonus room is not pictured but has air-hockey, movies and games that we enjoyed one rainy evening. This was a super location with a pretty drive through the country for our excursions to Sight and Sound and the Strasburg Railroad. We definitely would recommend this to others!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice get away

  • 5 of 5

We have a large family ( six kids) which often makes it hard to find a place to stay. We had lots of room and a lovely view from the sun porch. The decor was inviting and homey. We really did not want to leave. We highly recommend a stay here.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Lovely home and nicely furnished for convenience.

  • 4 of 5

We missed not having small tv in living room that we expected. Heaters made loud popping noises when they came on and shut off. Beds were comfortable. We enjoyed watching the birds from inside. Look forward to coming in springtime or summer. Great location for visiting Hershey, Strasburg, and Lancaster with many stops in between. Maps and books were helpful. Quarryville Family Restaurant very close and great food. Serve breakfast all day. Wonderful place to go for relaxation. The bread was enjoyed by all. Would love to have had more channels on TV. Leaving with football dt's and wishing we could have watched more movie channels. Overall, great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A most enjoyable weekend

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Gate House. It was comfy and cozy and the kitchen felt like home. I especially liked how thorough Judy was in explaining instructions and the ins and outs of the house, all found in a well thought out binder. The weekend went off without a hitch. I would recommend this very clean and beautifully decorated house with lovely and peaceful surroundings to anyone looking for a home away from home experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was amazing, beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Our first reaction when we pulled into the driveway was wow! Then we went into the house and I have no words to describe it. We went for a nice relaxing girls weekend and we got it. I highly suggest this place. It would be great for all seasons. We look forward to planning our next getaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4.3 Miles
Quarryville Family

Fresh baked Amish bread awaits you at The Gate House, Kirkwood, Lancaster County. Nestled among the Amish and country cozy with lots of room. Nearby public schools offer tennis courts and running track. Community Swimming Pool in Quarryville at the Legion Park. The Gate House is easily accessible from Routes I-95, Route 1, and Route 472, yet quaintly secluded for privacy and relaxation. Close by are the towns of Quarryville (North) and Oxford (South) with each having its own unique shops and restaurants and community parks. Oxford features First Fridays every month where local merchants set up stand along the streets. Entertainment is provided. Quarryville has their community displays on the Fourth Fridays of each month. The Herr's Potato Chip factory is less than 15 minutes away and features tours. Nearby Octararo Lake entertains recreational fishing, (license needed). Within a 30 minute country drive are the Sight and Sound Theater, American Music Theater, Strasburg Railroad, Rockvale Outlets, Dutch Wonderland and so much more in the heart of Lancaster County. Tanglewood Golf Course is only 12 minutes away. Any given rural road in the area will treat you to the sight of horse drawn Amish buggies and oAmish farmers hard at work in their fields. The Gate House offers the joy of country living and relaxation and yet is within 2 1/2 - 3 hours accessibility from NYC, DC and most Maryland and New Jersey Beaches.


Rates & Availability

Kirkwood House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed by receiving deposit payment. Cancellation policy 90% refunded if cancelled no less than 60 days prior to arrival date; 50% refunded if cancelled no less than 30 days prior to arrival date; Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to arrival date will not be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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