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Gorgeous stone farmhouse * Beautiful fall colors * shady screened porch *quiet

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 297 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, huge screened porch, 2 FIREPLACES * 2 to 14 NIGHT STAYS

We are proud to offer you our circa 1850 stone farmhouse. This historic Pennsylvania home has a private setting in the heart of southern Lancaster County's Amish country. In fact, many of the neighboring farms belong to Amish families. It is situated on a immaculate 50 acre working horse farm which offers you the unique ability to experience the tranquility of the country without giving up any of the modern conveniences you rely on. Relax pool side while watching peacefully grazing horses at pasture or listening to the brisk cadence of Amish buggies rolling by. Enjoy the experience of a leisurely walk through the landscape of the farm where you can glean a true appreciation of authentic country living. This stunning farmhouse boasts many modern conveniences such as 4 large TVs, high-speed Internet, 2 huge master bedrooms with their own private baths, 18 foot shady, screened porch and comfortable furnishings that will assure your enjoyment while also satisfying your desire for the simplicities of country life. The kids (and adults) will love sitting around the fire pit roasting marshmallows. The experiences you enjoy here at Shallowbrook Farm home will be remembered for years to come. You won't want to leave!

Property Manager
Wanda or Lyndsay Poole
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
14 September, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in New Providence

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 297 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , double vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , double vanities
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , whirlpool tub, TV, second floor
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , First floor, fireplace, TV, includes a twin sleeper sofa
    bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , 2nd floor
    Living room sleeper - 1 sofa bed/futon , Full size sleeper sofa in living room
    Lower level family room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Up scale Queen sleeper sofa, TV, adjacent powder room
  • Both master bedrooms are large with beautiful views and ample closet space, private bathrooms, and TV's. You will feel completely comfortable!
  • Books
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • wooden decking
  • 12 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jacuzzi ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
  • tennis
Rental Includes an XBox in the Game Room with select games (eg - Madden NFL)


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(38 traveller reviews)

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Gorgeous stone farmhouse * Beautiful fall colors * shady screened porch *quiet
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews

Beautiful property. We had 12 people for a week. The house worked perfectly.

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous setting. Pool for the kids. Nicely equipped kitchen. The views can not be beat. We loved the fire pit at night and watching the horses during the day. We had plans for side trips and ended up staying at the Farm because we were so happy there. Highly recommend the Shallowbrook Farms.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donna. Even though there is so much to see and do in Lancaster, many of our guests just simply prefer to stay right at "home" and enjoy at it has to offer. Thanks again and hope to see you in the future.
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Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful stone house in an amazing setting. This is truly the place to go to get away from it all. Just relax and soak in the tranquil beauty of the park like farm surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful & relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for my large family with 8 children. There was lots of space inside and out to relax and play, with lots to do in the surrounding area. Highly recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tracy and Jason. We are blessed to be able to offer such a wonderful home and setting for families to enjoy time together. You are right - there is soooo much to do and see within a 15 to 20 minute drive from the farm for both the adults and the children. It was a pleasure having your family and we hope you can make a return trip some day.
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Beautiful stone house

  • 5 of 5

Great experience in this beautiful property. Will definitely come back in the summer.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous setting and beautiful farmhouse! Warm and cozy, clean and comfortable. 8 friends were there together and everyone loved it, even the men! Highly recommend this home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An old stone farm house.

  • 5 of 5

The setting is lovely. The old stone house is very attractive. The site is not far, by car, to many interesting things to see and do. The house would be particularly fun for kids in the summertime since there is a swimming pool, a large screened in porch, and an outdoor fire pit. We were there in winter and our grandkids, ages 12, 10, and 7 enjoyed it in winter too. There are dogs to pet and horses to watch, a basketball hoop and a slanted driveway for skateboarding. The Amish farmland that makes up much of the area is neatly tended and adds to the setting. The owners were very generous in receiving many Christmas packages on our behalf. They put them in the farmhouse for us. We needed this help because 2 of us were flying in from out of town, and we were meeting family there to celebrate Christmas. The owners were always very responsive to our emails and texts. We found and used many facilities in Lancaster: The Central Market, the Herz car rental, Commonwealth on Queen for catering our Christmas meal, The Women's and Babies Hospital, for one of our party who had a medical emergency. The hospital provided very good and thorough service. (It is one branch of a comprehensive hospital in the area.) We also very much enjoyed a morning with a falconer which we booked through the Hershey Hotel and which took place in Hershey. We went on the "factory tour" in Hershey, which we do not recommend. We ate at the Hershey Hotel, which was good, but we enjoyed the quieter and smaller venues more, like The Speckled Hen in Strasbourg.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Come spend a week in the country! There are many activities for you to enjoy that are unique to Lancaster County. The Amish community is of great interest with tours to attend and shops to visit that display the Amish lifestyle. Also, there is an abundance of outlet shopping within a 15 minute drive (Pottery Barn, Ralph Lauren, Gap, J. Crew, Pfaltzgraf, Brooks Brothers, Aigner, local crafts people, and many more). We are only minutes from a large orchard where you can pick your own cherries, peaches or apples. Experience live theater at the American Music Theater, Sight and Sound, or The Fulton Opera House. We have theme parks too - Dutch Wonderland, for younger kids (15 min), & Hershey Park (45 min). Lancaster also boasts many quality restaurants for all dining preferences. You can tour local wineries or historic museums. Finally, The Philadelphia Zoo, Baltimore Inner Harbour and National Science Center are only 1 1/2 hours away. There is so much more to do, just ask.

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Other Activities: outlet shopping, theater, fishing in our creek, Amish tours


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in New Providence

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
FALL 4N$1349; 5N$1535; 6N$1650
29 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
WINTER 2N $595; 3N $698
30 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
WINTER 2N $595 3N $698;
2 Jan 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
23 Mar 2018 - 21 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
23 May 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
22 Jun 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$106.73
Damage Deposit A$86.64

TO POTENTIAL GUESTS. We DO offer less than 7 nights in all seasons except the summer. Some of the price breakdown is in bold print next to the season. Please email or call for additional price breakdowns.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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