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Cottage In The Woods Close To Hershey PA

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 4)

Small 2 bedroom cottage with a large front porch, full kitchen with a bath and 1/2, laundry washer and drier in the cottage. High speed internet is also available. Sitting on the front porch is like sitting in s tree house as the cottage sits high above the street. Music from the playhouse can be heard on the front porch. there is a single parking spot reserved for the cottage in the cul de sac below.

William and Marianne Roberts
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

About William and Marianne Roberts

My wife and I grew up coming to The Mount Gretna Lake in the summer time. My uncle owned a summer home which I would visit and my Grand Parents always wanted a summer home here but never made it happen. When the opportunity to buy our cottage presented itself we moved on it and have never regretted our decision.

William and Marianne Roberts purchased this cottage in 1998

Why William and Marianne Roberts chose Pennsylvania

Very Cute romantic cottage in the woods. Very close to all the activity in Mount Gretna. Theater-Playhouse, Lake, Jigger Shop, Hideaway, Gift Shop, Playground Basketball Court

What makes this cottage unique

Cottage sits high above the street and reminds you of a very nice tree house. Cottage was built in the 1890s and still holds that original romantic charm.


Mount Gretna Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Cottage In The Woods Close To Hershey PA
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews

Everything about the property was excellent!

  • 5 of 5

The setting on the wooded hill, the beautiful antiques, the charming community contributed to a great getaway. If only the weather had not been so hot and humid. Thanks for the air conditioner in the bed room.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unpleasant surprise

  • 3 of 5

They charged us for using their 2 towels.

C'mon, even cheapest motels provide towels for their customers.

I'm not so sure about cleanliness, besides that nice and cozy venue.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We regret the unpleasant surprise however we ask our guests to please return the cottage to us in the condition that they found it. We are happy to provide linens and towels for free provided that they are washed dryed and put away. Many rentals require guests to provide their own linens and towels. We provide a washer and dryer and detergent for this to be done. We often have short turn around times and to ask our cleaning service to do wash is not acceptable.
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Peaceful, cottage in the trees

  • 4 of 5

A lovely, rustic cottage in a very quiet section of Mt. Gretna. Nice paths to walk to lake & beach, mini golf, playhouse, restaurants and all Mt Gretna has to offer. Spent a lot of time on the porch reading and it was a peaceful get a way. Great place to disconnect from the day to day and recharge.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Boyds, MD

Lovely peaceful cottage in great area

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed our time at this cottage very much. The porch was especially fun and peaceful to relax on while listening to live music wafting up from the local playhouse.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vintage Charm

  • 4 of 5

Mt. Gretna is such a peaceful, relaxing place to visit. This cottage sits up and is a little secluded, but not far from the attractions. We found a neat little walking path for a shortcut to the playhouse. There was just 4 of us, so the cottage worked perfectly for us.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The most peaceful, relaxing week we've had in a long time. The cottage is cozy, beautifully decorated and has everything you could need. Set up high from the road, it was like being in a tree house! We already planning our next visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pennsylvania Renaissance Fair
T J Rockwell's
"TJ Rockwells is located on Mount Gretna Rd Elizabethtown approx 8 miles from our cottage. Ro..."
Troegs Brewing Co
"One of the finest craft brewerys in Central Pennsylvania located on Hershey Park Drive in He..."
Hollywood Casino
"Hollywood Casino and Penn National race course are located just off RT 81 at RT 743. Friday ..."
Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach
"Located within walking distance of the cottage enjoy a day at Mount Gretna Beach Club. There..."
Amtrak Station - ELT
Cornwall Iron Furnace
Iron Valley Golf Club
"One of the finest golf courses in Lebanon and only a short distance from our cottage. Beauti..."
Rails To Trail Bicycle Shop
"Located on the Lancaster County Rail Trail at Rt 743. Bikes are.. available to rent or to pu..."
Blue Bird Inn
"Blue Bird Inn is one our favorite places to visit for a drink or an entire meal. You can rid..."
Colebrook Tavern
"Colebrook Tavern located on RT 241 and Mount Wilson Rd in Colebrook is another popular taver..."
Royal Oaks Golf Club
"Very Nice public golf club located approx 6 miles from our cottage. A great place for a day ..."
Tree Top Golf Course
"Tree Top Golf course is located in Lancaster County just over the hill from Mount Gretna. An..."
Spring Creek Golf Course
"Spring Creek golf is one of the nicest 9 hole golf courses I have ever played. Built by Milt..."
Nearest Airport
22.6 Miles
Harrisburg International
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Iron Valley
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Elizbethtown Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
PA Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Ski Roundtop
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
Mount Gretna Lake
Car: necessary

Mount Gretna is located in the hills of Southern Lebanon Co PA. Located in the village is a lake open from Memorial day to Labor Day. A Summer Stock Theater with plays and live music performances. A very short drive to the Pa Renaissance Faire. A 13 mile drive to Hershey PA. Also Lancaster Co Amish and Outlets are a 30 minute drive. There is a 21 mile Railtrail within walking distance on which you can hike or ride bicycle.

Several Golf Courses with varying degrees of difficulty are only a short drive away. There are also Bars and restaurants within a short distance. The Hideaway is a Bar Restaurant in Mount Gretna that is within Walking distance of the cottage. Lancaster, Lebanon and Dauphin Co all have numerous attractions from Golf to Farmers Markets. Roots country market which is open on Tuesdays is also a 20 minute drive. Gettysburg Battlefield is approx 1 hour away. Antique Auto Museum in Hershey PA. York County PA the National Street Rod Show the beginning of June, and the National Toy train collectors show.


Rates & Availability

Mount Gretna Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $175

Rental is $450.00 plus $150.00 refundable cleaning and damage deposit for three day visit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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