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Mim Miller

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Peaceful Lancaster County Family Farm

63 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Elizabethtown Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 BR Apartment Suite + Convertible Bed, Sleeps 1-4

Situated on a peaceful, Lancaster County family farm tucked away from the noise and busyness of everyday life. Your private quarters are in an apartment that is part of our 18th century log cabin farmhouse. Modern conveniences are included without losing the character of the old house.

This farm has been in our family for five generations. Enjoy fishing on our pond while heifers graze nearby or take a walk down the long farm lane. Relax on the hammock or sip your tea or coffee on the porch overlooking the countryside. Enjoy watching the day-to-day activities of this working farm. Treat yourself to a massage by our on-site therapist (by appointment only).

This 550 sq. ft suite includes one bedroom with a queen-size adjustable Sleep Number bed, bath with shower, washer, dryer, and a fully equipped kitchen for in-house meal preparations. Sofa bed in living area can be converted for additional sleeping. Many other amenities listed below.

Local attractions include Hersheypark, Lancaster County Amish Country, Mt. Gretna, Gettysburg, Spooky Nook Sports Complex, bike trails along the Conewago Trail, and much more. Minutes from grocery stores, parks, and medical facility and Elizabethtown College. Convenient to Airport and minutes from several unique wedding venues including Ironstone Ranch, Harvest View Barn and Moonstone Manor.

We look forward to making this a memorable stay for you.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mim Miller (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Mim Miller

We were high school sweethearts and married soon after graduation. The rental suite was actually our first apartment. We have enjoyed living on the farm ever since and it was a great place to raise our 3 children, all of whom are now married.

The farm's lineage has been traced to a deed signed in 1750 and we're passionate about the family farm as an integral part of the fabric of our nation. We really see ourselves as stewards. We have such a connection to the farmland, and that in turn translates into a God connection. We value where the land came from. There's no more being created, and we value it as a treasure. We have a responsibility to it.

As a family-owned and operated business, the Miller Homestead, up until 2012, was a dairy farm. We continue to raise heifers for a neighbor and grow corn, hay, soybeans and barley.

We enjoy traveling and often stay in vacation rentals in out of the way places. Many times through the years we have hosted out of town relatives and friends in our home and love to share in their lives. When the apartment was vacated, we decided it was the right time in our lives to make it available to travelers.

The Miller Homestead is located within easy highway access to Lancaster, York, Harrisburg or Philadelphia, providing many options for day trips. Children can enjoy playing in a large yard or watching the farmer at work. The owner is a Licensed Massage Therapist for those seeking the benefits of a therapeutic massage. Please contact owner prior to arriving to check availability.

What makes this apartment unique

Quiet location yet easy access to stores and attractions. Close to bicycle and walking trails. Queen sized bed with Sleep Number air mattress. Farm pond available for 'catch and release' fishing. Hang wash on an Amish wash line. One mile farm lane available for off road walks.

Reviews

5
based on 63 traveler reviews

Peaceful Lancaster County Family Farm
average rating of 4.984127 based on 63 reviews
Jacksonville, Florida
5

We were treated like family! Loved the place :)

  • 5 of 5

Clair and Mim are the sweetest people. We were welcomed in the morning and greeted on the porch.. I had knee surgery and had said I was a little sore and Mim brought me the most lovely-smelling lavender ice wrap. She gave us a little walk through in the barn by the goats (they are so cute!) and showed us the corn they were peeling. I am from the city, so all this was so interesting to me. It was nice that she took the time to show us around and help me with my knee.

Our stay was lovely. The room was cute and we used the pull out couch and the bedroom. I brought an air mattress, so we used that as well for three of us. There were a few things in the fridge for us (how thoughtful!!) and oh my gosh.. home-made soap!! There were just so many kind and thoughtful touches to this visit.

The place and room we were provided with was great for a nice little get away with a couple of my friends. It was my 40th bday and I was so glad we chose to spend it here!!! Mim and Clair are a couple of the most kind-hearted people I have ever met. We would love to stay here again!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Peaceful balance to Hershey attractions.

  • 5 of 5

Mim and Clair were very welcoming and friendly. They gave us great tips on things to do in the area which was very helpful. Their farm is beautiful! The kids loved feeding the goats their breakfast and watching the cows and horses in the field. The apartment was spotless and very comfortable. I highly recommend staying at The Miller Homestead. We will definitely stay there again if we find ourselves in Hershey again.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Tranquil home base

  • 5 of 5

We got more than expected on this choice. What a lovely setting on rolling farmland. During a hectic family wedding weekend this was the perfect home base to regroup and prepare for festivities. The interior has everything you might need and is clean and spacious. But our favorite thing by far was the wrap-around porch for reading and sipping coffee on the rocking chairs or hammock. Our daughter even took her book and coffee out in the lawn and sat under the big tree facing the pasture. We hope to return soon to this sweet spot.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nice quiet place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Miller Homestead, it was the perfect "home away from home" for our Hershey Park vacation. Mim & Clair were very welcoming and helpful with information about the area. We had everything that we needed available to us to cook our meals and relax when we weren't about sightseeing. We would love to come back someday if we get the chance to travel to the area again. Great place!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Beautiful Farm Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to stay for our family trip to the Hershey attractions. The farm was a beautiful and peaceful setting to return to after our busy days. The kids really loved feeding the goats, watching the cows graze, and the evening stroll on the walking trail. Every detail of the apartment and farm was immaculate and serene. We hope to return and will definitely allow for more time to just hang out and enjoy the farm. We recommend this rental for anyone visiting the area. Clair and Mim are gracious hosts, thank you so much for a great weekend.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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A relaxing beautiful retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time staying here! Mim and Clair were very warm and welcoming. Mim knew of the best local places to go, and even brought us strawberries from her garden on the second day. The apartment was a great home base for our daily excursions, but we often enjoyed just spending time on the property. We took evening strolls, read on the porch, enjoyed watching a passing thunderstorm, and layed out on the lawn watching fireflies. We had our 8 month old baby with us, so the nicely decorated, but simple and well stocked apartment was perfect. Adults and baby included, loved meeting all the farm animals too. We loved our visit and return in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Harrisburg International
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Par-line Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Elizabethtown Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
PA Route 283
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
T.J. Rockwell's Grill and Tavern
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Mt. Gretna Lake and Beach

Hersheypark and Hershey attractions, Lancaster Amish/Dutch Country, Conewago Recreation Trail, Sight & Sound Theatre, Strasburg Railroad, Indian Echo Caverns, Mt. Gretna Lake and Beach, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, Cultural events at Elizabethtown College, Hershey and Carlisle area Car Shows.

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Rates & Availability

Elizabethtown Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Rates
Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
$1,015
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$129
$875
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

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Amenities

Elizabethtown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Includes single shower stall. No Bathtub.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Select Comfort Air Mattress. Adjoining bathroom. Queen size Sofa Bed available in living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
25 years minimum rental age. Check-in 3:00 pm; check-out 11:00 am.

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