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Historical Loos Homestead Inn Offers A Unique Lodging Experience!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,280 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath on 2nd floor. 3rd fl bedroom upon request. Sleeps 6

1765 Colonial Homestead Inn is located at the foothills of the Blue Mountains. Experience the quiet, tranquil surroundings of this charming country suite. We are conveniently located within four miles of Routes 78 & 61, Cabela's, downtown Hamburg, and the Appalachian Trail. Hershey Park is 50 min. away and Dorney Park is only 35 min. If you are looking for a central location to enjoy day trips to Harrisburg, Allentown, Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Gettysburg and Lancaster (Amish Country), look no further. It is an ideal getaway for families and friends to vacation, or extended business stays. Please note however, we cannot accommodate large gatherings such as weddings, family reunions, etc. This unique, two story suite (half of house) has two bedrooms and a private bath with shower/tub combo on the second floor. The front bedroom offers a queen bed and the second has a full size bed. THE 3RD FLOOR BEDROOM HAS TWO SINGLE BEDS AND IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST FOR AN ADDITIONAL FEE. The sitting room and fully furnished kitchen and dining area are located on the first floor. All rooms have a lovely pond and meadow view. Fishing gear is available for your use. Enjoy a private entrance and yard with picnic table. Additional amenities include central air on the second and third floor and window unit on the first floor, free WiFi, flat screen TV with satellite service in the sitting room and front bedroom. Towels, linens, alarm clock and hair dryer are provided. Kitchen is fully stocked and includes complimentary breakfast items to get you started. These items will include eggs, sausage, bagels or English muffins, orange juice, milk, coffee and tea. Laundry is available upon request. This is a non-smoking property and we are not handicap accessible. Your comfort, privacy and enjoyment are our highest priority. As hosts we are available for requests, information, travel suggestions, or conversation. Should you prefer your privacy, we will respect that equally.


Owner
Ron & Nancy Boyer
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 July, 2017

About Ron & Nancy Boyer

Born and raised in Berks County.

Met on a blind date. Married 44 years and have 5 children and 4 grandchildren.

Retired

We love spending time with the family, traveling, and meeting new people.

Though we've traveled through the US and abroad, we always love coming home.

Home is where our heart is!

Ron & Nancy Boyer purchased this chateau / country house in 2001

Why Ron & Nancy Boyer chose Berks County

My fondest childhood memories were spending weekends and school vacations with my grandparents here at the Loos Homestead. It's a wonderful place for children to explore and grownups to relax. August 2015 marked the 250th anniversary of the homestead,

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The homestead still has the original hardwood floors and hand cut beams, molding, deep 18 inch windowsills and pegs on the wall where ancestors hung their clothes. Lot's of love and care have gone into refurbishing the homestead without compromising it's integrity. A beautiful view may be experienced from any window. Wildlife, such as deer, fox, and eagles can be seen on any given day. We love to sit on the porch with a cup of coffee and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful! Quiet-a 'hidden jem'
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Hamburg in Berks County

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1280 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - Full Size Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom is available for an additional fee only
  • In order to keep our costs down, we only open and charge for the third bedroom when needed. Third bedroom: 0-4 people $25.00 per night (a revised quote will be sent) 5 people $25.00 (billed automatically as an additional person charge) 6 people $50.00 per night (billed automatically as two additional person charge).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Historical Loos Homestead Inn Offers A Unique Lodging Experience!
average rating of 4.925 based on 41 reviews
Morris Plains, NJ
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

This was a gorgeous historical homestead immaculately maintained, furnished with antiques, yet updated with all the comforts of home! We loved the quiet, rural setting of the rolling hills and enjoyed seeing fox, deer, heron, and all sorts of bird varieties in the backyard. We especially liked spending time on the porch just enjoying the scenery though took advantage of all sorts of things to do in the area as well.

Ron & Nancy treated us more like family rather than customers; we felt right at home. They were willing to help us in anyway needed. Providing the first morning's breakfast items (including homemade) was a special treat. We definitely want to come back to here!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Jeff & Rachael. We're so pleased that you enjoyed the homestead. It was wonderful getting to know you and we loved chatting with you on the porch. We truly hope you visit us again; you are always welcome! Best, Nancy & Ron
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5

everything is very beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This property is very beautiful and have a beautiful view too! Also, is very tranquil and is also good to get a relax break from your daily life routine. The owners Ron & Nancy are very good people and very kind. We hopefully would like to come back again. Thank you for everything Ron & Nancy!.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pura, for such a lovely review. We're glad you were able to relax and enjoy the Homestead. Thank you for taking such good care of our home. We hope you will visit us again. Best, Ron & Nancy
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5

Tranquil, peaceful and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The property itself is stunning and then to see the house with all the historical elements and antiques really helps you feel a part of the place. The owners are amazing and we feel as if we made lifelong friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. The feeling of friendship is mutual. We hope you keep in touch and know that you are always most welcome in our home. Nancy & Ron
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5

Restful, relaxing, beautiful, a great place to stay in an historical house.

  • 5 of 5

Loos Homestead is a restful, relaxing, beautiful, a great place to stay in an historical house. The owners, Ron and Nancy, are very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend a visit here.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dale, Thank you for the lovely review. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. We hope you will visit us again. Nancy & Ron
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5

A breath of fresh air!

  • 5 of 5

Truly an idyllic setting & just as pretty as it's appears! The owners, Ron & Nancy are warm & welcoming, our accommodations were comfortable & clean.

To anyone looking for a peaceful, refreshing get-a-way, my husband & I highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Nancy, We are so pleased that we could provide the quiet getaway you desired. Thank you for your kind words. We hope you have the opportunity to visit us again. Ron & Nancy
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5

Lovely, Lovely, Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about this property. The accommodations are superb and Nancy is extremely gracious. This is a private 2 bedroom (with extra bedroom as an option) apartment in a historic, very well maintained home - with a very private entrance. You never feel too close to the owners but they are there if you need them.

In Washington DC, New York or Philadelphia this accommodation would be much, much more. Everything is provided (linens, towels, WiFi and a full breakfast in the Fridge-eggs, sausage, OJ and cold cereal if you would like). We had enough goodies, including Nancy's delicious homemade Pumpkin Bread and Grape Jam for 2 full breakfasts.

There is a wonderful outdoor porch with a great view of a small pond if you enjoy eating outside. I highly recommend this vacation rental.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jeffrey, Your wonderful/detailed review is very much appreciated. I am so glad you enjoyed the bread and jam. It is important to us that our guests feel welcome, comfortable, and are provided with everything to make their stay relaxing and enjoyable. I'm so glad you liked the bread and jam; my personal touch, which hopefully adds to a memorable visit. You were certainly delightful guests and we hope you will visit us again! Nancy
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Reading Municipal Airport
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Intersection of Route 61 and 78
Car: necessary

Hamburg is a beautiful town at the foot hills of the Blue Mountains conveniently located 32 miles from Allentown and 53 miles from Harrisburg, along Route 78. We are only 4 miles to the famous Cabela's, and within close proximity of attractions such as Roadside America (5 mi) five wineries (16 mi or less) VF Outlets (19 mi) Yuengling Brewery (21 mi) Dorney Park (29 mi) Casino Resort (43 mi) Hershey Park (44 mi). Lancaster ( 45 mi). Outdoor Recreation include the Appalachian Trail, Schuylkill River trail, Blue Rocks, Community Parks and Pool, Hamburg Reservoir, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kaercher Creek, Kernsville Dam, Pinnacle and Pulpit Rock, golf courses and State Game Land for hunting. The Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, Crystal Cave, Farview R/C Flyers, Golden Age Air Museum, Hamburg Strand movie theater, Hoffman Lanes, Koziar's Christmas Village, Mountain Springs Arena, Ozzie's Family Fun Center, Reading Railroad Heritage Museum, The Rodale Institue, WK & S Railroad are all within a few minutes drive. You won't want to miss the many shopping and dining opportunities in Hamburg, all with free parking.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Hamburg, Greater Philadelphia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
£220
for 2 nights
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£110
£712
£1,830
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 6.0%

Third bedroom charge:
up to 4 guests $25.00 per night. Guest must request 3rd bedroom . A revised quote will be sent to you by owner
over 4 guests will be charged an extra person charge calculated automatically by Home Away $25.00 per person per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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