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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
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
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

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 eighteen 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 Pennsylvania Dutch Country

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
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • 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 4.9259257 based on 54 reviews
5

More than all expectations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great experiance with the Wenger Family and with the Farm

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay. Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

We had a great 8 day stay. Really enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere on the farm. Apartment was very comfortable; much more room than we expected. Charlotte and Elvin were very friendly and hospitable. Enjoyed going on long walks along the county roads. Can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean Comfortable Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

This is a very clean and comfortable guest house with friendly owners. We enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

If there is a better place, I have not found it...

  • 5 of 5

Great farm, quiet yet convenient location, but the real charm is Elvin and Charlotte - two of the nicest, most genuine people you are likely to meet. Our kids had a blast running around, playing with the chicks and catching fire flies...My favorite part was sitting on the porch, talking.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

This was the ideal get-away spot for us two seniors and one (very active) grandson. We enjoyed the peaceful, scenic location, and he enjoyed running around and making friends with cattle and dogs. Additionally, it's close to a variety of family-friendly attractions.

The apartment is nicely decorated and comfortably equipped. We had everything we needed.

Thanks to the Wengers for their gracious hospitality

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice clean house!!

  • 5 of 5

Great owners!!! Very clean , well organized. Fresh area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$151
A$883
A$2,901
 

Additional information about rental rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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