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Hershey Vacation Farmhouse is just 12 miles from Hershey Park

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4200 Sf, Five Bedrooms

Our Beautiful Farmhouse is located just 12 miles east of Hershey Park and 12 mile west of Lancaster Amish Country. This house is Large 4200 Square Feet. There is plenty of room for everyone to spread out when they want to be alone. There are 6 Bedrooms and it sleeps Twelve (12) People Comfortably. We even have a first floor bedroom with a queen bed. The house has Central Air and Oil Heat. The kitchen is very large and has all modern Stainless Steel Appliances and of course we have a dishwasher. The basement has a pool table we also have a large outdoor patio and a koi pond. "Please Don't Feed the Fish" You wont be disappointed. The house comes complete with everything you need. You don't need to bring sheets or towels we provide everything. This house is available to the travelers who expect the better things in life.

The Master Bedroom has a Queen Bed, private bath, walk in closet with full laundry, HD TV and a Fireplace, Writing Desk and sitting area.

The Green Room has a King size bed with plenty of storage and a sitting area Cable TV.

two bedrooms have twin bed and one bedroom has a double.

We also have a first floor Bedroom with a queen bed.

The patio has a gas grill lights are on a timer.

More Details

Frank and Ann Anthony
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Frank and Ann Anthony

Ann and I have raised our children in this house they are all grown and we since downsized. My goal is to hand this home down to my children.

Why Frank and Ann Anthony chose Pennsylvania

Because we are centrally located 12 miles, 20 minutes from Hershey Pennsylvania and Dutch Country. But not only that we are only 90 minutes from Philadelphia and only 45 minutes from Valley Forge. Gettysburg is about a hour away in the other direction. So as you can see there are alot of things a family can do.

What makes this house unique

Centrally located between Hershey Pennsylvania and Lancaster Pennsylvania Dutch Country


Blue Bird Inn
"The Steaks are great. I love the Black and Blue."
Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach
"Mt. Gretna is awesome. If you are looking for a romantic breakfast Le Sorelle Porch and Pant..."
Pennsylvania Renaissance Fair
"This is a great place if you have children. They will love it."
Cornwall Iron Furnace
"Cool History...."
Ques Dee'as
"This is the best. We go there all the time. I can't even explain."
Le Sorelle Porch and Pantry
Snitz Creek Brewery
"Antiques Everywhere."
Appalachian Brewing Company
"Appalachian Brewing Company is located in a historic downtown building. The impressive three..."
Hide-A-Way Cafe
"Good food and Drinks.. Great Deck."
Nearest Airport
25 Miles

Lebanon County is such a beautiful place. We raised our children here. My wife and I downsized and we agreed that we wanted to leave this house for our children. So this why we are letting other use it until the day comes when we can no longer do it.

Queso Deeas "Dinner" 708 Cumberland Street Southwestern Style Dishes...... All I can say is the best I ever had.

Blue Bird " Dinner and Drinks" I love the steaks.... 2387 Cornwall Road. "You got to try the black and blue steak..... WOW

Hideaway in Mt Gretna... Great Porch... Good Food and Drinks...

Le Sorelle Porch and Pantry... If you are looking for a romantic place to have breakfast then this is it. They Close at 1:00 106 Chautauqua Dr. Mt. Gretna PA... After Breakfast take a walk around you'll love it. make sure you walk over to campmeeting....

Jiggershop... Ice cream and lunch... Mt Gretna PA.

and don't forget about Mt. Gretna Lake....

Hearth Family Restaurant - my favorite Dinner. 2550 Cumberland St. Lebanon PA

Dutch way Restaurant. All you can eat seafood buffet. Every Thursday..

Things to see. Besides Hershey Park and Chocolate World. there is a lot to do...

Adamstown - Antique Shopping everywhere.

Cornwall Furnace - Lebanon

Lebanon Farmers Market

Snitz Creek Brewery.....

Appalachian Brewing Company - Lititz PA -13.72 mile.


Lebanon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , private bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    First Floor - First Floor Bath
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom Main - 1 queen
    Large 2nd Master - 1 king , large Bedroom full bathroom in main hall.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    1st floor Bedroom - 1 queen , First Floor Bedroom with a queen bed...
  • master bedroom #1 has a Queen sized Bed, Private Bathroom room, Walk in Closet with Washer and Dryer, Fire Place, Siting area and HD TV.
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking


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Hershey Vacation Farmhouse is just 12 miles from Hershey Park
average rating of 4.428571 based on 14 reviews
Brighton MI

great location

  • 4 of 5

Great location for golfing at Iron Valley Golf Course. Lot's of room for 8 or 9 golfers. We enjoyed the house...

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Clean, spacious & convenient to Hershey Park.

  • 5 of 5

The house was very accommodating. We were 5 adults with 5 children. Plenty of bedrooms & bathrooms. Kitchen is very functional. Wifi was great, loved the smart tv because we could access our Vudu account for kids movies. Easy drive to Hershey park and very close to grocery store. I would recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much we are so happy you enjoyed your stay
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Relaxing Family Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. The house is spacious and lovely. The sleeping accommodations were fine. There was comfortable room for everyone. We were surprised that the house was located on a main street but it was relatively quiet. The kitchen was well appointed. We looked for a vacuum or broom to clean up indoors but could not locate one. Bathrooms need to be updated; the master bath toilet had a leak. Outdoors need some grooming. The glass table top in the living room needs to be secured; we were worried that it would tip over. The AC worked well in the hot weather. We were a little further from Hershey than we had anticipated. We are only making suggestions for some of these small things to make the stay even better.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you we enjoyed having you. Hope to see you in the future
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A beautiful home in an idyllic setting

  • 5 of 5

The house, referred to as the farmhouse, is spacious. All rooms are nicely appointed. The huge kitchen has been updated with many modern appliances. The bedrooms are large and comfortable. It has all the amenities one thinks of on vacation. In summary, we had 12 people in residence at the home and we were never in each other's way. The many bathrooms helped tremendously and the instant hot water was great. We had a great time and we would encourage others to stay here. It is very close to Hershey Park which we also enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you we are so glad you had a good time. We would love to have you back...
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Chandler, AZ

Great size and character with some minor issues.

  • 3 of 5

It was difficult for us to find a home in the area that could fit our larger group. The configuration of the home worked perfectly for this larger group. It has great character in being an older home. As mentioned the bathrooms are shared, except for the one room mentioned. The attic room is quite hot in the summer, with fans provided. Keep that in mind, depending on your group configuration.

The issues come up with a couple of items. Giving the benefit of the doubt, but communication was sparse with owners. Had a couple of questions leading up to our stay and did not get timely responses (had to ask several times over days or weeks). Did not get check in instructions until the day of, after following up myself. Which I believe can be automated via HomeAway but no information was included.

With the home itself, there was garbage (assuming from previous tenants) in the house, back patio, etc that we had to put in bins that were full. Sheets in several rooms had clearly not been washed.Towels were musty and either had not been washed or not used for some time. Which led to us having to do quite a bit of laundry for the first days.

The good thing is that all items correctable, and again may have just been due to other circumstances.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have a cleaning company clean the entire property from top to bottom . The house is 4200 square feet and all the sheets and towels are washed after ever guess. Our home accommodates 12 people easy but we noticed that more then 30 people were staying there.
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Many Families, Great House

  • 5 of 5

We chose the house because of the proximity to Lebanon for a for a large family function. Weather was warm, and I was concerned that the large house was not going to be cool. That was not the case, as the house has ample air conditioning. Clean, comfortable sleeping rooms are important to us.

Great kitchen and back patio to gather the family, comfortable beds, and plenty of bathroom space. Frank, one of the owners, stopped in twice to make sure we had everything we needed. I would definitely recommend this property for large families.

Thank you for making our stay an enjoyable one!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $185 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Check in time 4:00pm
Check out time is 11:00am

Central Air. There are 4 zones
Zone 1 Kitchen
Zone 2 Dinning Room
Zone 3 Upstairs Hall Way
Zone 4 Master Bedroom.
If you want to turn off the air conditioning you must turn all for zones off.

Koi Fish. Please don't feed the fish they are on a special diet and human food or bread could kill them. We have someone who comes by everyday and feeds them. Bread is very bad to koi.

Trash - You can place trash out by the small shed.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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