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Escape to Our 1760's Farmhouse in Heart of Amish Country

Bedrooms 5
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Enjoy the peace and quiet of country life in the heart of Pennsylvania's Amish country. At the guest house you can relax on one of our two porches with breathtaking views of the valley and watch as our neighboring Amish plow their fields. Enjoy fishing at our stocked pond or try biking or walking our winding back country roads. You can also visit our dairy farm and watch as the cows are getting milked, pet the calves or help feed the many farm animals.

If that is not enough to fill your days, we are conveniently located within minutes to many local attractions including: Intercourse/Kitchen Kettle Village, Shady Maple Smorgasborg, Strasburg Railroad, Cherry Crest Farm Corn Maze, Rockvale/Tanger Outlet Shopping, Dutch Wonderland Amusement Park, Longwood Gardens, Antiques, Golf, Day trip to Philadelphia, Baltimore or Washington DC.. Weekends require Friday and Saturday 2 night minimum stay. One night stay's available weekday's only with additional cleaning fee.

Keywords: fishing, golf, Kitchen Kettle Village, corn maze, shopping, outlets, Strasburg railroad, biking, farm, animals, Sight and Sound theatre,

More Details

Jennifer Wanner
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Jennifer Wanner

Our family settled in Lancaster, PA over 200 years ago and are still farming the same land. Currently there are 4 generations of Wanner's living and working on the dairy farm.

Jennifer Wanner purchased this farmhouse in 2007

Why Jennifer Wanner chose Pennsylvania

We farm the cropland surrounding the guesthouse and would like folks to experience the beautiful countryside that we appreciate everyday...

What makes this farmhouse unique

Peace and Quiet at the guesthouse with many activities/attractions nearby, private stocked pond for fishing, visit our Dairy Farm and pet the animals

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Wanner Family,

Where do we begin? Everything was wonderful. Our stay here was so relaxing and enjoyable. My son enjoyed running and playing outside. He named your cows. My daughter and niece would run to the pond every morning to catch the "big" fish. My inlaws came up for 2 days and they fell in love with your home just as we did. Everything was perfect and we look forward to coming back next year!
Jul 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Narvon

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking


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Escape to Our 1760's Farmhouse in Heart of Amish Country
average rating of 4.862069 based on 96 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Totally amazing. It literally could not have been any better. The property was fantastic and on top of that the owners were some of the nicest and coolest people we have ever met.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the farmhouse for our family reunion! We enjoyed the goats and chickens as well as a tour of the farm. The Wanners were wonderful hosts!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wanners Pride and Joy is the perfect family get away!

  • 5 of 5

The entire Wanner family always does whatever they can to make us feel welcome. It's a great place to visit !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable and educational

  • 5 of 5

My family was in Lancaster to attend our nephews wedding. My wife along with four children, two spouses and five grandchildren spent 6 nights in the house, (although only five of us stayed the entire 6 nights), some were in and out. There were ample rooms, beds and baths. Every one had a great time. My wife said it was one of her favorite vacation rentals. When Jennifer found out that not everyone would be present each and every night, she refunded my overpayment.

The grand children loved seeing the heifers and chickens every morning. Everyone enjoyed the private tour of the dairy farm. I found it very fascinating. The swing set was a favorite of our two year old.

I would recommend this property of any family staying in the Lancaster area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A dream get-a-way come true

  • 5 of 5

The charm of Wanner's Pride & Joy takes your breath away. As you drive along the winding road to the guest house your heart pounds as the sweet sheep, cuddling cows and stately horses turn to greet you. Not to mention the soothing sky and gentle winds of times long ago. As you enter the house you are reminded of childhood memories that make you smile inside and out. While the rooms are spacious your family will be drawn to the kitchen table because that is where all the magic begins. The living room is a great place for all to gather for movie night after a day of adventure in Lancaster county or just around the farm. Each bedroom has its' own personality and will pull you in to create a memory, while the stars that shine brightly through the cover of night send you to sleep with dreams of the day. After a good nights sleep a roosters' songs or the melodic trot of a horse drawn carriage will awaken you. Somewhere in the middle of the house you will stop and stare, wondering what took you so long to get there. While you see smiles on your family members faces you will see what I have seen and realize why the guest house is "Wanner's Pride & Joy." The house is so welcoming and peaceful, the grounds are stunning and silent before you leave you are ready to come back. I have been 4 times and have already planned my 5th visit. The Wanner family is just as sweet as the house. Always available (before ,during and after your visit) with a smile and never tire of questions on the tour of the dairy farm. A great place for families as it has a cute play area in the yard for the little ones and a beautiful deck on the back side of the house for those you want to sit and soak up the sun. A place great for adults to go & leave the laptops and emails behind. Close to shopping, restaurants and life styles with a nostalgic feel. Three spacious and airy bathrooms; 1 on the first floor, 2 on the second (one with a large soacker tub). Something for everyone in a place where time stands still. So go on make your reservation, grab you bags and head on out. The rolling dew of the morning, golden sunsets and place where your dream get-a-way will come true, warmly awaits you.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location for a Girl's Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time we have stayed at the Wanner's farm and have loved it every time. We had plenty of room for our Girl's Weeked. The pond out back was wonderful for fishing- numerous sunnies and big bass. We enjoyed walking in the area and saw hot air balloons. The house had everything that we needed- bedding, towels, toiletries and a well stocked kitchen. We will be returning in the future for another family weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Strasburg Railroad
Nearest Point of Interest
Cherry Crest Farm Corn Maze
Nearest Point of Interest
Rockvale&Tanger Outlets
Nearest Point of Interest
Shady Maple Smorgasborg
Nearest Point of Interest
The Mill Antiques
Car: necessary

Our family are 8th generation dairy farmers operating a 640 cow modern dairy farm. We also have goats and laying chickens. Tours are available by appointment at no additional charge to our guests with a 2 night minimum stay. A nominal fee is charged with one night stay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee A$25.2 per person per night

Our base rate is $200 per night for the first 2 adults, $20 per additional adult. Children 2 and under are free. 7th night free with a week stay. Cleaning fee included. Winter base rate is $175 except holiday's. 2 night minimum stay for weekends

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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