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Jen & Rod Simpson

Member since: 2013
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'Experience' The History In Downtown Gettysburg

34 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Gettysburg holiday apartment

1st Floor Apartment; 2 Queen beds and daybed - sleeps 5 total

Imagine yourself back in those three famous days in 1863 when you take in the festivities of our 150th anniversary of the civil war at Gettysburg! You will have fun exploring the area; the adventurous will enjoy touring the 40 miles of battlefield roads (by bicycle, horseback or vehicle), tour a civil war house, talk to the soldiers in encampments and reenactments, or take a haunted ghost tour by night.

At the end of the day you can relax and enjoy your stay at our newly renovated 1st floor accommodation located on historic baltimore street in downtown Gettysburg. There are 2 bedrooms (queen beds), a day bed in the second bedroom and can sleep 5. There is 1 bathroom which consists of a tub/shower combo, a fully fitted eat in kitchen, and a TV/sitting room with cable TV. We provide you with towels, linens, pots and pans, utensils, coffee maker, toaster, iron and board, hair dryer, everything that will make you feel right at home!

You will love the location. We are with-in walking distance to restaurants, museums, the national cemetery where Lincoln gave his address, art galleries, shops, and everything else Gettysburg has to offer. Leave the driving to someone else and hop on the local trolley to see other out of town sites including the new national park service visitor center & museum, and cyclorama. You can take a day trip to surrounding Hershey park (50 miles), Washington dc (60 miles), and lacaster pa dutch country (45 miles).

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jen & Rod Simpson (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks english

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is within walking distance to everything downtown.

Reviews

4.8
based on 34 traveller reviews

'Experience' The History In Downtown Gettysburg
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 34 reviews
5

Great Stay in Gettysburg

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place, it was clean and well equipped. Not having to bring linens was so helpful. The beds were comfy. There is quite a bit of street noise but it did not bother us. It may be a problem with young children. My husband was thrilled to have a garage. We would definitely stay there again and recommend this home to others. It was like being at home very comfortable. It was close to everything just a couple of blocks in either direction and you were in the heart of the town square or at the cemetary and shops.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location, homey apartment

  • 4 of 5

The location of this home makes getting around Gettysburg really easy. The accommodations met our needs. The beds could have been more comfortable but adequate. You are on a busy street so there is some traffic noise but mostly during the day so not really a problem. We walked to restaurants and shops. And it was nice having off street parking available. A quick drive to the sights in town. We also drove to Lancaster one day to tour the Amish country, a very doable day out.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic little ground floor apartment in the heart of town!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this apartment! Well supplied and the owners were incredibly easy to contact. We had a problem with wifi on the first night and Rod came right out to fix the issue!

You are on a busy road here (being in the heart of a lot of great landmarks in town) so the only real negative is that the bedrooms face the road and the traffic can be loud. Of course, we got an early start everyday so we were already gone by the time traffic really picked up.

As stated this house sits in the heart of town a few blocks from the main roundabout and is near a bunch of gift shops, restaurants, and some famous landmarks. Ample room for parking which is great as you can walk a lot of places in town. The battlefield is a short drive away (very short; if you're ambitious you could even walk it). Lots of people in period clothing walking about the streets, and if you like ghost tours there were a ton nearby.

Beds were comfy. The daybed was larger than expected. The place was very clean and we had all the linen, towels, and kitchen tools needed for a stay. There was a grocery store not far away.

Overall this is an excellent apartment and I would gladly stay again! My father and I had a blast. It was really special to stay in a home that was around for the big battle, and it maintains much of its historic charm. You will not regret staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location and Fantastic property! Walked everywhere around Gettysburg,shopping and restaurants all walkable, and only drove out to the park. Staying in the middle of the historic town really kept us focused on the events that happened there! A great stay! I would stay here again and will recommend it to friends and family! Rod was great about being available when we arrived and gave us lots of interesting info too! Thank you Jen and Rod for the great accommodations!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Will definitely rent again

  • 5 of 5

Friendly owners. Clean. Great location. Able to walk to many places of interest, restaurants, and shops.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Convenient clean comfortable centrally located would stay again

  • 5 of 5

We had 7 people for bike week nice small sun deck in back cold ac roomy charming home from 1800 era best of all walking distance to local attractions we all enjoyed plus a garage for the bikes at night thanks

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
The Farnsworth House
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Ski Liberty

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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2 night minimum stay
A$202
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$67
Pet Fee A$0
Tax Rate 11.0%

July 1st through the 8th is unavailable.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Toilet paper is supplied.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 Day bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services