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Large Country Home with Awesome Mountain View near historic town of Lititz

50 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Lititz House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 17);

LITITZ VOTED 2013 #1 COOLEST SMALL TOWN IN AMERICA. Welcome to our country home in the woods central to many local attractions including the amish country, hershey, mount gretna, lebanon, gettysburg, harrisburg, washington d.C. And philadelphia. Close to quentin riding club. Outdoor pavilion with open fire pit for grilling or cooking. Enjoy volleyball, croquet and other games in our large yard. Large windows on all levels facing the pond and mountains.Three floors of living space- lower level basement with day-light great room opening to ground level, Bumper pool table in great room, eat-in kitchen, bedroom and full bath. Main level consists of kitchen, dining area, livinig room, 2 bedrooms, full bath, and laundry room. 3rd level consists of 2 bedrooms and full bath. Great view from inside and the outside deck. Large parking area. Wildlife plentiful (especially deer). Hiking or mountain biking on the mountain trails within walking distance from our home (trails join the horseshoe trail). Peaceful and relaxiing atmosphere. Winter skiing at ski roundtop. Great for family get-togethers, weekend retreats, scrapbooking weekends.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Merv & Anna Mae Miller
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 6, 2016
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About Merv & Anna Mae Miller

This was our family home for 28 years raising 4 children. Our children loved the out of doors. Creek walking in the Hammer Creek that borders our property. Our 12 grandchildren also loved playing in the big yard, fishing, and hiking. We live adjacent to the vacation house and are now excited to share this home with many other people to enjoy. We love to travel and our family of 20 have stayed in a lot of rental homes by owner.

Merv & Anna Mae Miller purchased this house in 1983


based on 50 traveler reviews

Large Country Home with Awesome Mountain View near historic town of Lititz
average rating of 4.76 based on 50 reviews

Very dirty, and run down, unacceptable condition.

  • 1 of 5

The house was in a good location, and fit our large group, however, the condition of the house was not acceptable. It was very dirty. Cobwebs in almost every room. Carpet was dingy. The dishes had not been cleaned, the kitchen floors were filthy. So much so, that when we wiped up some ice that had fallen on the floor, the paper towel came up black. It was apparent that the floors hadn't been cleaned in a long time for them to be that dirty. We asked to have the cleaning fee refunded since it wasn't cleaned but we're told no since we didn't clean the entire house. The point wasn't that we only cleaned all of the dishes and the kitchen floors, the point was we shouldn't have had to clean at all.

Also, the pictures show an outdoor fireplace that was locked and is not available for us. This was disappointing since we were looking forward to using it. I think it's unfair to show a picture of an outdoor fireplace, only to have renters arrive and be told you aren't able to use it.

Lastly, there were two spots that had bare wires hanging out of the wall or electrical box. What? The place was in almost total disrepair.

Overall, the trip was fun, but the state of the house was not acceptable, and we would not return. I was disappointed very much in the response received from the renters as well when this lack of cleaning was brought to their attention.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do our best to provide a safe and clean house for our guests. There were no electrical wires exposed. These were speaker wires for an intercom system. We have very high ceiling and our house is in the woods so agree we do not catch all the cobwebs. We have a firepit for use by our renters. The fireplace is a bake oven and use of it is not listed on our website. The house is cleaned after every rental.
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  • 2 of 5

My family and I stayed here for a week. It was our first vacation in years. The pictures show a much different idea of the home than what we got. The furniture was all different in the pictures. The furniture here was very worn, holes in it, etc. The wall paper was peeling in every room, the house was dusty, and the rugs had sticky substances on them. We had children crawling all over them which wasn't the greatest. The showers had moldy rugs and bath mats which Weren't good for the children's wellbeing nor anyone else's.

The view and the deck were nice, but that's about it. We were quite disappointed overall.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are disappointed to hear that our home did not meet your expectations. Some of the furniture that was broken or worn in the two living rooms had been replaced recently giving us more seating area than shows on the pictures. We do our best to provide a clean and safe environment for our guests. It is our desire to have our guests enjoy our home.
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Family Reunion

  • 4 of 5

We rented this house for a family reunion and had a great experience. We found a lot to do in the area for our diverse group of 18 that ranged in age from 71 years to 6 months. The house was large, well equipped for our large group, and everything functional. We particularly enjoyed the large deck that looked out towards the hills and was a beautiful place to gather. The Miller's were gracious hosts and responsive to our occasional questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. We are delighted your family enjoyed our vacation home.
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Staff Conference

  • 5 of 5

We brought our staff over for a conference in the area. The rental provided a great location for us and a good place to relax after a day of meetings! The home was comfortable and clean and the views were beautiful. Thanks for the hospitality!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you enjoyed relaxing in our home after your long days at the conference. We didn't get to see too much of you. You are welcome to come again!
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Just perfect

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property. Came at night and Anna Mae was looking out for us to make sure we found it OK. Showed us everything we needed. We were there with 4 generations and it couldn't be more perfect. Beautiful view, a pond and brook all on premises.

Thanks for a wonderful few days

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you had a wonderful time with your family. Sorry it was not the best weather for you to enjoy the outdoors. You will have to come back again when it is warmer.
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Thanksgiving Gathering

  • 5 of 5

The rental was a perfect place to accommodate the entire family. The location is beautiful and great for visiting many places in the area. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear your family enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving at our vacation home.
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Outlet shopping - Reading, Lancaster, Hershey

Winter sports - Roundtop Mountain Resort, Lewisberry

approximate 45 minute drive


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Lititz House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $85
Tax Rate 7.1%

$200.00 security fee due with final payment. This is returnable within 2 weeks after rental according to terms in the agreement

20% deposit required with booking. Balance due 30 days prior to rental.

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Lititz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 26 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , Upper floor
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main floor
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Basement level
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Upper floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Main floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Main floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Basement level
    Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Upper floor
  • The 2 bedrooms with single beds are bunk beds
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 20 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
2 fully equipped kitchens- main floor & basement; Eating area on main floor seats 26; Eating area in basement seats 14; Main floor living room; Basement level Great room with 55' screen TV. Laundry room; Outside Pavilion with 2 picnic tables; fire pit; gas grill; Volleyball and Basketball - balls & net provided; Fee for linens & towels

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