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Rose Smoker

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Beautifully Restored 1836 Stone House On 13 Secluded Acres

42 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Pennsylvania Dutch Country House Rental Photos and Description

Newly renovated 5 bedroom 3.5 bathroom house in a peaceful setting

This 3500 square ft. home is perfect for your next family getaway. The master suite features a king size bed with private bath that includes a tiled shower and soaking tub. One bedroom with queen size bed and two bedrooms with full size beds. These three bedrooms share a full bath with double bowl vanity.The fifth bedroom has two single beds and a bathroom with shower. All bedrooms have beautiful views of the surrounding meadows and stream. All beds have quality mattress sets and linens. There is a laundry for your use, but please bring your own detergent. The custom kitchen boasts granite countertops, 48' Viking range with griddle, and farmhouse sink. There is an island with four barstools. The dining room table has seating for eight but can be expanded to provide seating for up to 12 people. The backyard has a fire ring and picnic area. There is a creek that runs through the property that provides hours of fun for kids. Please note there is no fence by the creek, so young children must be supervised by an adult at all times. A grill is available for your use and firewood is provided for the fire ring.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Rose Smoker (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Rose Smoker

We (Jeff and Joanna) have been married for 20 years and have 5 wonderful children. We offer this property for you to enjoy while we spend time in ministry in Colorado.

Rose Smoker purchased this house in 2012

Why Rose Smoker chose Pennsylvania Dutch Country

I, (Jeff) grew up around the corner from this property and spent a lot of time as a kid working for the previous owner. It was a dream of mine to someday own this homestead. That dream came true in the fall of 2012 and since then we have restored the original house and built an addition that has the kitchen/dining room and master suite included.

What makes this house unique

The quiet, secluded setting with surrounding meadows and stream make this a perfect place to get away and unwind.


based on 42 traveler reviews

Beautifully Restored 1836 Stone House On 13 Secluded Acres
average rating of 5.0 based on 42 reviews

Beautiful Home and Property

  • 5 of 5

It is rare to find a vacation home where the adults can relax and the kids are entertained without running around all day. But this home was it! I wish that we had more than 3 nights because my nieces had a ball with the creek, Alpacas and play area outside (not one, I'm bored the whole trip!). And for those of us over age 7 it was a peaceful and relaxing piece of heaven. All of this and I haven't even mentioned the beautiful and roomy home. I have never stayed in a rental with so much charm and beauty. Thank you Jeff and Rose for allowing us the opportunity to enjoy this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It is rare to read such consistently stellar reviews of a property, but all the accolades are true. We stayed at this 1836 Stone House for three nights in order to attend our nephew's wedding in Lancaster County. Seven adults and two infants comfortably resided in this beautifully renovated and recently constructed addition to the historic home. All rooms were meticulously clean, and the house felt like a spread in Better Homes and Gardens. We enjoyed the well-equipped kitchen, TV room, and "reading" room that the babies used an an area to play with their toys. The outdoor space was lovely--nice landscaping, alpacas to entertain, and seating for outdoor meals. This beautiful home was the perfect place to bring family from all over the country together to celebrate a joyous occasion. Our host, Rose, was especially helpful and pleasant. I would definitely return to this lovely house and property.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New york

Had such a great time that we are planning a revisit

  • 5 of 5

Property was beautiful (and huge).

The pictures and description of this property do not do it justice.

The house is pretty neat - One side is the original restored 1836 stone house and the other side is sleek and modern (I was in love with the kitchen)

The grounds feature a fire-pit, gas grill, huge trampoline, playground, four friendly alpacas and a kid-friendly creek (our 3 year old was able to manage even the deepest parts). The grounds themselves are huge - the kids had a great time playing soccer and lacrosse.

The home is secluded, its bordered by corn and wheat fields and is far from any public roads.

If you are into theme parks - Dutch Wonderland and Hershey park are approximately an hour away

Within 30 minutes of the house however you can find the following attractions: Cherry Creek Adventure Farm (Corn Maze), Strasburg Railroad museum and Kitchen Kettle village.

Dutch-way supermarket was the nearest grocery store (~10 minutes away)

All-in-all; this was a great stay. The property is great and 2 families can easily share with plenty of space for all

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Second time-just as good!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the property, and it was just as amazing as the first! We were all very comfortable with the accommodations, and the home is extremely child friendly. Our little ones enjoyed running around the massive, well maintained property and visiting w the animals.

Convenient to all the attractions, we visited Dutch Wonderland, Strausburg train, and Kettle Village. The owner was extremely easy to work with. I cannot say enough about how great it was.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Character and Charm

  • 5 of 5

Restored home doesn't do this house justice - the original stone farm house had an entire wing added that was built with the craftsmanship and quality of a professional builder. The exposed stone along the main stairwell showcases the roots of the original structure while gently transitioning the new wing into modernity. The new kitchen is a wonderful place to gather and prepare meals. The farm table had seating and room for our entire party. Would definitely stay again. Make sure you take at least 1 walk around the beautiful acres that surround this gem!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, New York

Wonderful family style home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second family holiday in this wonderful home. Fantastic state of the art kitchen. Room to spread out but also to be together.

The area is also interesting with beautiful landscape, several museums and other sites-- and less than an hour from Philadelphia. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Philadelphia International Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Moccasin Run Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Dutchway Family Resturant
Car: necessary

We are located approx. 20 minutes from the Amish country attractions. Outlet shopping, Strasburg Railroad, Sight & Sound Theatre and Longwood Gardens are all within 20 miles of our property.


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100
Property Damage Protection $59

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Pennsylvania Dutch Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

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