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Hilltop Farm right next to an active, Amish One Room School House

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Experience a Peaceful, Authentic Farm in Lovely Lancaster County.

The Guesthouse is part of our large farm house. It is a private area on the second floor with two bedrooms, a sitting/dining area, and bathroom. We now have a small kitchen with stove/ oven, apt. size fridge, sink, microwave, coffee maker, toaster. We are located in the heart of Amish country in Lancaster County away from the hustle and bustle, where you will hear the sound of horse and buggies. A one room school house is next door and full of activity during school months with the neighborhood children. The towns of Intercourse and Bird-In-Hand are only 10-15 minutes away.


Owner
Charlotte Wenger
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, Pennsylvania Dutch
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About Charlotte Wenger

As Mennonites, we have lived all but two years of our married life, and raised our four children here on the farm. My father-in-law Noah Wenger purchased the farm for my husband and I before we were married. We have enjoyed the beautiful view and wonderful farm life with our children, and now our twenty grandchildren who love to come and play on the farm. My daughters and daughter in law still love to come and walk the lovely, low-traffic roads.

Charlotte Wenger purchased this farmhouse in 1980

Why Charlotte Wenger chose Ephrata

We raise chickens and steers, and overlook beautiful farmland. If you want the true experience of Amish Country, it's here! You could spend the day just sitting on the front porch overlooking the meadows, and watching the Amish and Mennonite neighbors living life, and traveling the road. If you like to walk, jog, or ride bike, you'll enjoy the back roads with very little traffic.

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Bathroom has shower, no tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • This is a 2nd floor apt. with 2 bedrooms, each with a queen bed. Also have a twin sofa bed in sitting room & an extra twin mattress for floor for children
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Hilltop Farm right next to an active, Amish One Room School House
average rating of 4.9 based on 70 reviews
5

Close to everything in Lancaster County, Clean, Friendly

  • 5 of 5

Our hosts were very kind and made our stay enjoyable. The location was close to everything we needed to do in Lancaster county. The accommodations were clean and we had plenty of room for our family of five.

  • Review Submitted: 18/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gladys, Va
5

Lovely, two bedroom, upstairs apartment, in an updated, beautifully decorated, stone farmhouse.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is quaint, tastefully decorated, with comfortable beds in both bedrooms. Our hosts were more than gracious, prompt with response time and extremely accommodating. The home is located in the countryside, on a working farm. If you like a peaceful, quiet setting, and want to soak up the culture of the area, this is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: 15/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

I would have loved to have more time to get to know the Wagner's a little bit better. Charlotte was so kind and friendly but our trip was so short and quick that we did not have that time. Her place is beautiful and Lucy, the dog is the cutest. I hope we can can come back to this place when we go to Sight and Sound again.

  • Review Submitted: 03/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lewes, Delaware
5

Absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing visit, the property is so charming, the kids loved it and Charlotte and Elvin were the nicest people, we'll be back for certain!

  • Review Submitted: 02/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

They made good use of 700 sq. Ft. Very nice place.

  • 4 of 5

People we rented from was great Christian couple. It is up stairs so that may hinder some people. Very quiet countryside.

  • Review Submitted: 18/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Home!

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing home with very hospitable hosts. My sisters and I had a wonderful time here doing research of our ancestors. Thank you for making it such a pleasant stay. Each one of us sisters are hoping someday to make it back for a visit. 😊

  • Review Submitted: 29/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved meeting you and having you here. Would be great to have you back. Thank you !
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Harrisburg International Airport & Philadelphia
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Akron
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Lancaster
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
New Holland Family
Nearest Beach
140 Miles
Delaware & Maryland beaches

Enjoy the drive through beautiful farmland! We're located off the beaten path, and only fifteen minutes from the Amish country of Intercourse and Bird-In-Hand. Take a peek in the chicken house on our farm, and maybe even pet a steer. Relish the view of cattle grazing in the meadow, and the horse and buggy traffic traveling down the road. There is a one room school house located beside our home. During school months, watch Amish and Mennonite children at play as you sit in our back yard. You'll experience the culture as you travel the neighborhood and savor the view from the front porch.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$161
AU$941
AU$3,091
 

Additional information about rental rates

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.
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