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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 few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • 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


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Cottage In The Woods Close To Hershey PA
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 12 reviews

Wonderful cottage in the trees!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Great cottage and it is in the trees. Beautiful area with lots of great places to eat.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, Nice Property

  • 4 of 5

Everything as advertised. Easy to find, nice accommodations for a family of four and close to all Hershey area attractions. Would recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Perfect cottage for a family of 3-4.

  • 3 of 5

This cottage fit our family of four perfectly. One child slept on the sleeping porch. The shabby chic decor, the comfortable beds, and stocked kitchen made our stay lovely. The porch is large and fit 14 of our family for a potluck dinner. It would be nice to have more light over the kitchen table. There is a chandelier but no way to turn it on. The rug on the 2nd floor is worn and although the kitchen and refrigerator were clean, the house was a bit dusty.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi thanks for your review. The light over the dining room table works but you need to turn on the switch that is located on the side of the staircase. I had left you a voice mail about the location of the switch which maybe you did not receive. I will agree that the carpet upstairs is definately worn and should be replaced. We try to keep the cottage very clean but with multiple renters and a cleaning service apparently they did not do the best job dusting. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and we will try and use your comments to improve. Thanks
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Everything I thought it would be and more!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing long weekend at this cottage! It was in a very small quite mountain town and so much to do was within walking distance. We ate at a couple different restaurants, played mini golf, hung out by the lake and most importantly got to relax! We unplugged from the internet and tv, it was perfect! I strongly recommend this to anyone looking for a nice relaxing getaway, there's also a lot for kids to do and would make for a nice family trip as well. We will most definitely be going back!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Enjoyed our stay

  • 4 of 5

Rustic and quiet

Enjoyed our stay, Thank you-

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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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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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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
mount Gretna Art show
Aug 18 2017 - Aug 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

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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