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STONE HOME BY HERSHEY PARK AND GIANT CENTER

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 278 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

The Union Deposit Homestead, built in the 1760's, is located in the quaint Village of Union Deposit, a 3 minute drive to Hershey Park,the Giant center and downtown Hershey.

Our Stone House was one of three original buildings in this historic community. It is nestled on a private park-like setting on the edge of the village with mature trees and a small stream. It is located adjacent to open fields.

At one time the house was known to have hidden stairways and a room to hide from the Indians that raided homesteads in the 1700's. Today it still has many interesting features including the large fireplace that was once the summer kitchen, two porches, a covered patio with a fenced and gated play area.

Enjoy the Home as you relax after a day at Hershey Park or from your tour of South Central Pennsylvania attractions, i.e. Pa Dutch county, Gettysburg Battlefield, numerous golf courses, Zoo America, Hershey Rose Garden, Chocolate World, Capitol attractions, or swimming at the Hershey pool and play area, and many more.

Keywords: Stone Farmhouse built in 1760's

More Details

Owner
Diane and Bob McNary
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Diane and Bob McNary

We always admired this home. When it came on the market, we rushed to see it and the love continues to today. We love older homes, the home and setting was so charming it spoke to our desire to part of it's history. These dwellings are masterpieces of the early settlers who used what was available to create beautiful and sustaining buildings. The saying, 'If Walls Could Talk'...can we really imagine all that must have been taken place here.. The best part is location. All the history and close to everything! We proudly welcome you to our home. Come, relax and ENJOY. Sincerely, Diane and Bob

Diane and Bob McNary purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 278 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1) Upstairs, Queen size Beds (2) One Upstairs and one Down, Double Beds (1) Uostairs, Twin or Single Beds (2) Upstairs, Child Beds (1) Folding cot, Baby Cribs (1) Pack and play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Memory Foam
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • wooden decking
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Gated area for small children or your dog to play safely. Ideal setting for small intimate wedding.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews
Guys Mills, PA,USA
5

Wished we'd had more time to spend !

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 11 stayed for a mini-vacation to experience Hershey but honestly we would have loved longer to enjoy the house and its history. We had a blast speculating on it's past. The kitchen was a family gathering dream ! And the bedrooms and the rest of the house accommodated our family perfectly. Absolutely loved having breakfast on the back patio ! The only draw back, which was no fault of the owner as I didn't inquire before hand, was it wasn't handicapped accessible for our 20 year old son with cerebral palsy. But thanks to his strong backed older brother we got him up and down the steps as needed. We definitely would stay in this home again if traveling back to the area !!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We wish we would have known about you're need for no steps to enter the home...we would have allowed you to park near back entrance. Do to many renovations over the 250 years...there are half steps inside the home..not wheelchair friendly. Some of the doorways are narrow and low. So glad you enjoyed your stay....come back again. Diane and Bob
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5

The house was amazing and very clean. It was four minutes from the park. Plenty room .

  • 5 of 5

Was only four minutes from the park. Kitchen was beautiful and large. Nice backyard. We would surely stay there again. Loved it!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Preston, MD
5

Beautiful old home and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful remodeled home with plenty of room for our family! Location was so close to Hershey Park.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house, very comfortable for 2 familes

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our weekend trip; this beautiful historic home is well equipped and modernized to provide an excellent vacation. The location could not be any better, very quiet setting but minutes away from restaurants, grocery shopping and attractions. There is even an excellent putt putt golf course near by that we took advantage of.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Carolina
5

A definite rental for the Hershey area!

  • 5 of 5

We would like to say Thank You to the Mcnary's for allowing us to use your beautiful home. Also, thank you for the sharing the history behind it. The home was better than even expected. Everyone was very comfortable with their own space. It worked out perfectly for our family and was located in a very convenient location, just minutes to all of our Hershey plans. The Mcnary's were wonderful to work with during the booking process. We really enjoyed our stay here.

It was such a blessing to be able to take our furry family. That really made our vacation complete. Thank You for allowing us to bring them! This was one of the biggest reason that we initially chose your home over the others. It was also nice to rent a pet friendly place that does not have flees or that smelled of old smoke. We are extremely clean and keep our pets that way too. Also, the fenced backyard space was a definite plus.

Thank you for providing us with a clean, pet friendly home to be able to stay in. We were very appreciative for you sharing this home!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic family vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location for a large family. Well equipped home and a perfect yard for playing with grandchildren.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

3 Minutes to Hershey Park, the Giant Center

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
3 May 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$505
A$3,155
 
 
Thanksgiving week
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$505
A$3,155
 
 
Christmas Holiday
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$505
A$3,155
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$442
A$2,903
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$126.2
Pet Fee A$63.1
Damage Deposit A$378.6

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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