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Honeytown Homestead - Century Farmhouse in Amish Country

Fredericksburg, OH, USA
  • Farmhouse
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps14
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Century farmhouse near Holmes County Ohio Amish country. Situated on a working farm in Wayne County, Ohio, you can sit on the shaded lawn and enjoy rural life at its best. The house features beautiful hardwood floors and old fashioned woodwork. Please note that we do not have a/c, we have ceiling fans in all bedrooms and there is a fair air flow through the house normally.

We are near many golf courses, museums, shopping and much more. Cedar Point, the Cleveland, Columbus and Akron zoos are easy day trips from our location.

Keywords: Farm house, country living, quiet solitude


Helen Brown (e-mail) or Lois Brown (phone)

Member Since 2012
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within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Helen Brown (e-mail) or Lois Brown (phone)

This is the house that we grew up in. We have enjoyed renovating it to share with travelers.

Helen Brown (e-mail) or Lois Brown (phone) purchased this Farmhouse in 1946

Why Helen Brown (e-mail) or Lois Brown (phone) chose Fredericksburg

Our family has owned this house since the mid 1940's and farmed the land around it until the mid 1990's.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
      • Downstairs Bedroom
        1 double
      • Bedroom with Sitting Area
        1 queen, Has couch that can be converted with air mattress
      • King Room
        1 king
      • Twin Room
        2 twin/ single
      • Convertible bed(s)
        2 sleep sofa /futon, Also have 2 air mattresses used in conjunction with sofas.
      • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Also has a sitting area in this room with hidden recliner chair., Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) This is an queen size air mattress that is used in conjunction with the sofa. We also have full size and twin size sofa beds.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Downstairs
        toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub
      • Upstairs Bathroom
        toilet, tub
      • 2

      Location Type

        • Rural
          The property is a farm house located on a working farm in Amish Country.


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Parking
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Heating
                  The house is heated by central gas heat.
                • Iron & Board
                • Linens Provided
                • Living Room
                  The living room includes a couch (which can be converted to a bed with an air mattress) and two chairs. It also has a tv with satellite & a vcr/dvd player. Some games, videos & books are also provided
                • Fireplace
                  Gas fireplace insert .
                • Parking Off Street
                • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                • Telephone
                • Towels Provided
                • Washing Machine
                • Wireless Internet


                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Cooking Utensils
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Kitchen
                    • Microwave
                    • Pantry Items
                      Usually coffee, tea and hot chocolate are available. Paper towels are provided. Also have sugar, salt and pepper.
                    • Refrigerator
                    • Stove
                    • Toaster


                        • Dining
                          Can also add a bench to the table to include 2-4 more. Adjoining kitchen also has seating for 4.
                        • Dining Room
                        • comfy seating for 6 people


                            • Books
                              Some books for all ages are available.
                            • CD Player
                            • DVD Player
                            • Games
                              Uncle Wiggly, Pick Up Sticks, Card Games (Old Maid, Rummy, etc.). Also have several jigsaw puzzles.
                            • Satellite / Cable
                              (2) Directv
                            • Television
                            • VCR
                            • Video Library
                              Some videos available.


                                • Lanai / Gazebo
                                  There is a screened in porch on the front of the house for summertime enjoyment.
                                • Lawn / Garden
                                  The house is surrounded by a large lawn area big enough for family gatherings and outdoor games.
                                • Outdoor Grill
                                  Propane grill available. We also have a fire pit.


                                    • limited accessibility
                                      Limited handicap accessibility. Bathrooms are not completely handicap accessible. Please call if you have questions.

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • jetted tub
                                          This is a jetted tub, but not a jacuzzi.


                                            • arboretum
                                            • botanical garden
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • library
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • sledding
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • laundromat

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hunting


                                                            • Day boarding for your pet for a nominal fee. A meal with a local Amish family may be arranged. Please request this amenity prior to your arrival.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              68 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              The property was exactly what we expected and what we needed.

                                                              Michael H.

                                                              This site is a perfect place for several families to meet at a halfway point. We had 6 adults, 4 children under the age of 7 and 3 dogs. There was plenty of room to play and the kids had a blast. There were plenty of bedrooms for all of us. The mood was enhanced with the cows mooing and the cats wanting some attention. Of course, the countryside was beautiful, and we thoroughly enjoyed our trips to shop and see the Amish families as they travelled the community.

                                                              Fourth time, just as magical as the first three!

                                                              Jeremy W.

                                                              My wife and I just completed our fourth visit to Honeytown Homestead, and if that doesn't say enough, I don't know what could. Helen is an ideal host. The house is huge and warm. The property is massive, with plenty of room for our dog to run. The quiet, the friendly locals, the quaint country store in Apple Creek: all of these things make every trip back here better and better. Thanks for another great stay!

                                                              So Relaxing - So Inviting!

                                                              Diane S.Burlington KY

                                                              This is a wonderful old house with the classic styling of its era, and our family thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing Thanksgiving away from the city. A step back in time with still all the modern comforts of home. Clean, well-kept. Nicely equipped kitchen. We did tote in our drinking water because of the well water, but everything else was “just right.” The kids truly loved watching and “talking with” all the cats and cows (from a distance of course).

                                                              The owners were great to deal with throughout the process and it was great meeting Helen. Thank You!

                                                              Wooster Women’s Weekend.

                                                              Anne A.Williamsburg, VA

                                                              Beautiful setting but the house and furniture were dated. Some areas of the house were clean and others were a little dirty. Bedrooms were dusty.

                                                              Comfortable old farmhouse

                                                              Kathryn B.

                                                              We had a great time in Ohio's Amish country, and the Honeytown Homestead was a perfect place for our family. We were able to easily get back and forth to activities at the College of Wooster where my son is a student, and also enjoy the lovely rolling hills of the country. Waking up to the (somewhat loud!) sounds of the cows and the clip clop of the horse drawn carriages passing by was a new and fun experience for us. And my son who got the room with the sitting area was especially happy. He now wants to upgrade his space at home! Thanks to our host Helen for a welcoming and relaxing weekend.

                                                              Big space to play and chill

                                                              Bal M.PITTSBURGH

                                                              We enjoy but couldn't make loud noises, almost got kicked out by police and owner. If you are going for party don't go.


                                                              Fredericksburg, OH, USA

                                                              Bicycling rails to trails nearby

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Cleaning Fee
                                                              Pet Fee
                                                              Additional Guest Fee
                                                              Damage Insurance

                                                              For groups with greater than 8 people, there will be an additional $20 per person per night for the number of people over 8. Cancellation policy - if stay is cancelled 14 or more days prior to arrival, 90% of the deposit will be refunded. Discount available for returning guests. Check in is at 4 PM EST and check out is at 10 AM EST.

                                                              68 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.8/5
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