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Fun, Family-friendly Home With A 20x40 Pool 12 Minutes From Hershey Attractions

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Fun, Family-friendly Home With A 20x40 Pool 12 Minutes From Hershey Attractions

A Sweet Escape for families and friends. 4 Bedrooms #1 Queen size bed with bathroom attached, #2 queen size bed, #3 a double bed and single bed, #4 two twin beds; a queen size pull out bed is available in the family room, 2.5 baths, with an in ground pool. Hershey attractions are only 12 minutes away. Enjoy playing ping pong in the sun room, play billiards in the finished basement, games in the back yard or if you prefer, just swing in the gazebo while you watch your little ones on the play set and in the sandbox. Plenty of comfortable outdoor seating for grilling out on the deck. In the colder months sit by the cozy fireplace and enjoy games, smart TV and the electric piano. A computer with wifi is available for your convenience. Enjoy the fun of the Hershey attractions 12 minutes away and come back to a relaxing home and pool. Historic Gettysburg is an hour away, and picturesque Lancaster county is within a half an hour's drive.

Mark and Carole Watson
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, russian
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2018

About Mark and Carole Watson

We are houseparents at Milton Hershey School and live with our elementary kids on campus most of the time. We love entertaining, so even though we won't be staying in our home when you are, we will be glad to try to make sure your stay is really pleasant!

Mark and Carole Watson purchased this house in 2013

Why Mark and Carole Watson chose Palmyra

We chose this property because of the big back yard for playing in. There is a 20 x 40 ft. in ground pool with a diving board to enjoy. There is a play set for younger kids and a sandbox :) We love sitting in the swing in the gazebo visiting with family and friends. There is a large deck and a lot of comfortable seating. The deck has afternoon shade and with the outdoor grill it is a fun place to share a meal.

What makes this house unique

We enjoy our home because if has a cozy family room with a gas fireplace. The downstairs area can easily have groups playing games or talking in different areas so everyone can do what they like. There is a ping pong table in the sun room and a pool table in the basement. So much to do! We like the 4 bedrooms so that there is plenty of sleeping space. We think it is an attractive place to come and relax.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Palmyra

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool


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(76 traveller reviews)

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Fun, Family-friendly Home With A 20x40 Pool 12 Minutes From Hershey Attractions
average rating of 4.894737 based on 76 reviews

This property was spacious, well-appointed and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for a weekend with my college roommates and we were all pleased with it. Each couple had a comfortable bedroom and there were plenty of living places throughout the house for us to get together. We went swimming in the pool the first night for several hours before it rained. The pool was not heated, but it was warm and very clean. We all brought food with us and there was a lot of storage in the kitchen for meals, with multiple places to eat. There were 6 of us, but plenty of room for more. Our weekend went fast, too fast to take advantage of all of the amenities, including the pool table and ping pong table. We had a concert to attend which took us away from the house, so we just didn’t have time there. One surprise for us was the location, it was much closer to Hershey than I realized and on a Main Street. We thought it would be more remotely located. We would not have brought so much food with us because the house was close enough to go out to restaurants. So, keep that in mind.

This was a nice home to rent and we would go back again. The hosts were wonderful, too. We highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 21/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with welcoming host!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loves this home and our hosts are warm, friendly and available. We couldn't be happier for this Sweet Escape!

  • Review Submitted: 30/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent value!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience! Mark & Carole are very nice and accommodating. Our family loved the pool, private and large backyard plus the finished basement with a pool table.

  • Review Submitted: 29/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cromwell, Ct

Close to Hershey

  • 3 of 5

The kids enjoyed the pool. The house was near to attractions. Overall was not impressed with the home. Needs to be thoroughly cleaned. Maybe because of very humid weather, we had to battle the ant situation in the kitchen and dining area. Did not make for a very relaxing week.

  • Review Submitted: 25/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes me sad to know that your time was not fantastic. We work hard to make sure everything is beautifully ready for our guests. If there are any issues we invite guests to feel free to let us know, so we can address any problem immediately. We wish you and yours all the best.
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Great family home.

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything you could want in a vacation home and more. There were plenty of towels and sheets to go around and the kids loved the ping pong table and the pool. We would definitely love to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 16/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice rental with great amenities!

  • 4 of 5

Close to Hershey Park, great pool and it is as nice as the listing shows. Both our families enjoyed it and we would not hesitate stay here again.

B. Franklin

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$137.22
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$343.05

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.