|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
Michael’s Run Farm is a secluded and tranquil country estate on a mile wide stretch of the Susquehanna River. The farm is nestled among rolling hills of old growth forest, pastures and cornfields. We offer an ideal setting for family gatherings, reunions, events, or corporate retreats.
For those who wish to unwind the farm offers idyllic countryside. Sit on the porch enjoying panoramic views and listen to leaves rustling in the breeze.
By night hear the call of a distant coyote or lay on the lawn, gazing at an ink black sky peppered with stars.
For those who prefer activities the farm offers walking, hiking, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, volleyball, badminton and table tennis.
The explorers among you may visit a variety nearby attractions including day trips to Lancaster, York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington DC.
Tour the Amish country, local farmer's markets, country fairs and craft shows. Visit historic Gettysburg or Annapolis. Go outlet shopping. Drive the scenic Brandywine River Valley. The Chesapeake Bay region offers quaint towns, restaurants and sailing.
Michael’s Run offers something for everyone.
The 7,500 square foot main farmhouse accommodates up to 16 people with 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. There are two living rooms, a games and TV area, dining room, gourmet kitchen, covered porch and in ground swimming pool. Every room looks out onto the farm with not a neighbor in sight.
For those interested in history; our family is the second owners since Lord Baltimore and William Penn. The Cooper Family owned the farm for hundreds of years where it served as a plantation. While hiking the premises you will find the family cemetery, a slave cemetery, former slave quarters, and several barns and outbuildings on the property some of which date back to the 1700s.
Michael's Run Farm has been our family home since 1990. We have loved our years at the farm enjoying horseback riding, hiking, and appreciating the outdoors. We are committed to ensuring that your stay at Michael's Run Farm is memorable. If you have any special requests, please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate.
Patricia Will purchased this estate in 1990
As soon as you enter the gate at Michael’s Run Farm you will understand why this farm has meant so much to our family. The beautiful views, abundance of wildlife, the peacefulness and quiet, not to mention the starry skies; a visit to Michael’s Run will provide you with all the rest and rejuvenation you seek in a holiday.
Located within a day's drive of 75% of the US population, the farm is an ideal location for family gatherings, events, reunions, and corporate off sites.
Situated on the banks of the Susquehanna River, among rolling, forested hills; the surroundings are beautiful.
The farm offers privacy, quiet and tranquility for those who want to unwind. Yet, there are many activities to enjoy at the farm.
The host of nearby attractions offer something for anyone who wants to explore the region.
The farm exceeded our expectations. We enjoyed the farm for a week. There were 13 (4 families) of us and each family had its own space. The beds were very comfortable with lovely linens and plenty of pillows. The kitchen had everything we needed and there was an extra refrigerator downstairs. The accommodations were well appointed. We were able to cook one turkey inside and one on the large grill out on the pretty deck. Playing ping pong, cooking, hiking on trails along the Susquehanna and running down the lane to see the horses and greet the cows made Michael's Farm an ideal spot for a family gathering. There is a pool but it was too late in the year to enjoy it. Coming back during the summer to play volleyball and swim in the large pool off of the deck seems very inticing! The owners were great, they made sure that we had all our questions answered and were readily available . We hope to return next year and repeat our perfect Holiday!
Michael's Run Farm is a fantastic experience and we recommend it without hesitation. The home is beautifully appointed and thoughtfully designed. There is plenty of space for everyone to join together for family activities and plenty of space to retreat if you need a nap, a break or just a quiet place to think.
While there are plenty of reasons to stay inside and enjoy the amazing home . . . don't! The property is a treasure trove just begging for exploration. The river, the lodge, the historic cemeteries, the orchards, the wildlife, the volleyball court, the pool, the croquet, the hiking trails, the bike paths, the trees and the fields are all there waiting for you.
Michael's Run Farm is a gem and so are the owners. They were so helpful in finalizing our reservation and offering suggestions on nearby activities.
We would love to return!
The kids called it Downton Abbey! Plenty of room for all to have space, outdoors and indoors. We had a group of 8 adults/ 8 children. ALL had a fabulous time with perfect weather. Did not want to leave. Rolling hills for running & walking. Large enough pool for the kids to enjoy. Well stocked house with linens and kitchenware. We plan to return again.
The word "estate" is the perfect description for this property--it's so much more than a vacation home. The attention to detail is extraordinary--every inch of the home is incredibly well-designed and beautifully appointed. It's an interior designer's dream, but in an inviting and comfortable way. Every room has big windows and a beautiful vista of the farm, mountains or river. We couldn't stop noticing (and appreciating) the countless thoughtful details that went into the design and execution. The surrounding property is also full of pleasant surprises, from the private cemeteries dating back to the 1700's, to the river overlook and multiple barns and outbuildings. The owner (Nancy) was incredibly thoughtful and the onsite manager couldn't have been nicer. We've done 18 consecutive years of Thanksgiving getaways and this year was far-and-away the best thanks to this lucky find. We hope to come back soon (and often.)
Our family spent a wonderful, relaxing, Columbus Day long weekend in this gorgeous home and beautiful surroundings. The house was more than we hoped for and accommodated the 16 of us perfectly. There was plenty of room for the 3 little kids to play and a big dining room for games and lots of eating. Also a huge family room for others to relax or read a book. The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. We enjoyed kayaking, campfires, fishing, hiking, bike riding. and family football. We visited Amish country and went to Sight and Sound to see NOAH....both were about 50 minutes away. The deer made nightly visits in the fields surrounding the farm. We also had a local photographer come take family pictures. The barn, stables and rest of the farm gave us a perfect backdrop for our photo shoot. We made wonderful family memories and everyone wants to go back next year..... and stay a little longer! Our vacation here was a 10+!
The owners have created a gorgeous home with beautiful, comfortable furnishings. The master suite is beyond belief in its creature comforts! We enjoyed the nearby peach orchard for fresh fruit and the Amish farm for perfect fresh produce. The local grocery store was very well stocked for the most particular tastes. They were featuring lobster at $5.99 a pound when we were there. Lovely pool--very nice caretaker who came daily--Highly recommend.
Enjoy day trips to Lancaster, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Annapolis or Washington DC.
Tour the Amish country, local farmer's markets, country fairs and craft shows. Our region is a treasure trove for those seeking anything from rare antiques to flea market finds and folk art.
Tanger Outlets and the Perryville Outlet Center provide easy access to brand name bargain shopping.
Longwood Gardens, founded by Pierre du Pont, consists of over 1,000 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Longwood contains a restaurant, gift shop, and the Peirce-du Pont House. Check for seasonal activities.
Take a scenic drive through the Brandywine River Valley along Buck and Doe Run. Described by National Geographic magazine as a drive of a lifetime. Those who would like to get on this beautiful river can arrange a canoeing or tubing trip with Northbrook Canoe Company.
Havre de Grace, at mouth of the Susquehanna River and the head of Chesapeake Bay is a mere 19 miles away. Visit a lighthouse, enjoy numerous restaurants, or take a sunset cruise on a paddle steamer or a sailboat.
A comprehensive orientation book provided with suggestions for our favorite attractions and activities. Feel at home right away with in-depth local info.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
May 27 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|