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Renovated Country Tudor Full Of Character And Charm With Modern Luxuries

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Gordonville - Paradise Country Manor

Newly Remodeled 5 Bedroom, 3 Full And Half Bath That Sleeps 11

Enjoy the luxury and charm of Paradise Country Manor. The newly remodeled Tudor home is full of character and gives guests a cozy warm feeling as soon as they drive down the long lane and see the brick home featuring gables and peaks. Enjoy the beautiful solid wood floors, elegant wool rugs, new furniture and modern amenities while also admiring the hand made wooden furniture, antiques, and country decorations that fill this home.

The newly renovated, fully stocked kitchen has granite counter tops and all new high end appliances to make your cooking and entertaining experience even more enjoyable. The layout is wonderful to cook in while you visit with the family. The sink and working space has beautiful views overlooking the lush green yard and trees. Guests can sit at the granite bar or kitchen table and visit while others work in the kitchen space.

From the dining area you can step down into the cozy den/living room which is also known as the 'man cave' that has a cozy new reclining sectional and sleeper bed that wraps around the 50' flat screen TV. This room is over flowing with character from its custom spiral wood handrail, steps, wood floors and wood cathedral ceiling that was made from the tongue and groove attic floor. A perfect man cave or movie room to cuddle, relax and unwind while enjoying family companionship.

Walk in the front door and turn right to enter the dining kitchen area, or go up the stairs straight ahead to the bedrooms and full baths or step down 2 steps to the left into main living room. The main living room has a tall ceiling with custom trim and recessed lighting, new leather couches and flat screen TV above the fireplace along with two cozy chairs to relax in. Seats 8 people with floor space for little ones to play. The living room also opens up into the sun room where you can enjoy your coffee or tea and read a book while feeling like you are surrounded by nature. The Sun room room seats 6 and with the antique secretary desk and chair a fifth person can be included in the conversation or enjoy the quiet relaxing atmosphere.

The master bedroom has a new king bed mattress, hard wood floors and has its own private bath. The bedroom has a large cedar closet great for storing your new purchases or hanging your clothes. Solid wood furniture gives you plenty of storage to unpack and king bed will provide plenty of room to stretch out and relax.The master bath has a heated marble floor that spoils you as you step out of the new tile and glass shower.

The second room which we call the star barn room( due to the beautiful art work in the room that captures the historic Lancaster 'star barn') was newly furnished with beautiful wood furniture, new carpeting and a new queen mattress for a restful night sleep. Views across the Amish farm fields and our private yard and drive. All bedrooms have cedar closets, beautiful art work, custom wood trim lining the ceilings and floors.

The third bedroom has views over the front yard, pasture side yard and parking area. In the distance you can see rte 30 from this room. This room has gorgeous antique furniture with a new full bed. All rooms include gorgeous soft comforters and new pillows that make the beds very inviting! You can bring your own bedding and towels or for a linen fee of $80.00 we will provide clean soft luxurious bedding and large soft fluffy towel sets ( which include towels, wash clothes and hand towels for 2 people per room)

We just added a below ground Large King Bedroom with a memory foam mattress(and an adorable mini me toddler bed) and a small cozy bedroom with a twin bed(Guests can always move the toddler bed in with the twin to make it a kids room). The two bedrooms share the full bathroom on that floor. Great floor for a family to share! We also added a fold up twin cot that can be used for additional sleeping for children.

The house is equipped with a highchair, pack and play and a couple baby gates to make guests with little ones feel more at home. (Just added an adorable toddler bed)

We are constantly making improvements and now that the below ground rooms are completed we will focus on making improvements to the yard. A new driveway and larger parking area to park 6 cars was added.

We plan to enlarge our patio for outside entertainment, grilling and dining. Currently there is a small patio for grilling. A huge yard offers plenty of room for kids to play and run around. A cozy outside fire pit with sitting for 6 (also have stacking adirondack chairs that you can move around the yard) is in the huge yard to cook smores and relax by. There is also a hammock hanging in the trees by the kids sand box so you can relax in the shad and enjoy the country air and birds singing.

PLEASE CHECK PRICE RATE PAGE for Peak/Off season and Holiday prices. Discounts on weekly rentals. Seasonal rates listed. Please contact ME with an inquiry to book the property.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Deana Gebhard
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
28 September, 2016
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Why Deana Gebhard chose Pennsylvania

We feel in love with this house that is full of character and charm! My husband had a vision to restore it back to a traditional Tudor with modern amenities. He bought this house and started fixing it up in preparation to have a wonderful gorgeous home to raise a family one day. After we got married, I moved in and as a team we worked together to finish the house and create a beautiful home! This house is still our pride and joy!

And we continue to work on it and make improvements in hopes that others will love it and appreciate it like we do! We started our family there with dreams and visions of turning the house we love into a vacation home for others to enjoy while we moved further into the country with more acreage for our family and animals to play.

What makes this house unique

This house sets the tone and mood for a relaxing family gathering. The house is warm, inviting and so cozy. The private setting and large yard gives you a peaceful country setting while having convenient access to local attractions, restaurant's and stores. This property is the perfect house for your home away from home!


based on 21 holidaymaker reviews

Renovated Country Tudor Full Of Character And Charm With Modern Luxuries
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

A charming country home!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay in this charming country home. It is beautifully decorated, the kitchen is stocked with everything needed to prepare meals, and it is comfortable and convenient to Amish country attractions. We stayed there with two other couples for two nights. The highlight was the fire pit and we sat outside for hours each night in the cool fall air. Thank you to Deana, the perfect hostess!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you stay at our house and look forward to you coming back! I'm so delighted to hear you enjoyed the fire pit in the crisp fall air. One of my favorite things to do in the summer and fall as well. Relaxing and talking around a cozy peaceful fire! Thank You for the wonderful review and look forward to having you visit again.
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Beautiful house tucked away with easy access to tourist areas!

  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderful! Full of a lot of extras I wish I had in my house! We were 6 coworkers in the area for a trade show. I wanted my employees to be comfortable. We each had our own room for the most part! With 3 and 1/2 bathrooms, morning routines were easier! It was so nice, it was tough leaving it for the show or to explore Lancaster County. It was a vacation in itself. I highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We used this house for a girlfriends getaway. There were 6 of us and we were quite comfortable with plenty of bathrooms and bedrooms. The house is lovely. It is clean, well decorated and has plenty of amenities.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights, with two other families, during Christmas break!!! The house was immaculate and the Christmas tree and decorations were an added bonus!! The house had plenty of room for all of us, and the kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed!! We were welcomed with a lovely note, and home baked goods that were left by owner! Already looking to stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to having you again! Thank you for the wonderful review.
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Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and the whoopie pies that were left on the table for our arrival were absolutely delicious.

There were 11 of us and we all had a comfortable place to sleep. The house was immaculate, and the children loved the man cave.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home! Great owners!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with 2 other families over a long weekend. The house was beautiful and spacious, even with our many young children playing. The location was very convenient - just minutes from Dutch Wonderland and lots of great restaurants - but also felt like an oasis due to the long driveway and huge yard! Deana was very hospitable, leaving us some goodies on our arrival day. She was also very responsive & helpful when a situation came up with the air conditioner during an unusually hot May weekend. We loved it and would definitely go again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy you still had a great vacation and appreciated my efforts in rectifying the situation and making it better for your family. Thank you for being very understanding and willing to let us try to make it right. I hope you come back again!
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American Music Theater
Sight & Sound Theatres
Rockvale Outlet Lancaster
Iron Horse Inn -- CLOSED
Strasburg Rail Road
Kitchen Kettle Village Cafe
Jennie's Diner
Bird In Hand Family Restaurant
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm
Fireside Tavern
The Unites States Hot Air Balloon Team
Strasburg Creamery
Ruby Tuesday
Bird in Hand Farm Supply -- CLOSED
Ghost Tour of Strasburg
Bird-in-Hand Bake Shop
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Historic Revere Tavern
Nearest Golf
8.1 Miles
Lancaster Country Club
Nearest Train
9.7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Located on Rte 30 minutes to Rte 283, 222, 896,41
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Historic Revere Tavern
Nearest Ski
54 Miles
Roundtop Ski Resort
Car: recommended

Paradise Country Manor is a private lot down a long tree lined lane off of Rte 30. Nestled amongst big beautiful old trees that give you a private setting in the middle of Amish farms and rolling farm land. The property also gives you quick easy access to the highways. Watch the Amish working the fields with their team of horses and mules from our back patio. The front of the property overlooks a lush pasture that runs along our line of trees and woods.

A prime secluded lot centrally located with famous and historic attractions. Minutes from Historic Strasburg, Bird n Hand, Intercourse, Blue Ball, New Holland and Lancaster. A half mile from our driveway you can turn off Rte 30 and explore the rolling country roads and see real working Amish farms and experience the culture of the Dutch Country first hand. Share the country road with horse and buggy’s and watch the Amish go about their daily life commuting with scooters, bikes, horses or walking home from school on the scenic country roads that surround the charming Paradise Country Manor. Stop at local Amish produce stands and bakeries that are within a 1-4 mile radius.

Within 2-3 miles from the property are many miniature golf courses, scooter and bike rental places that will help you explore the country side and the surrounding quaint cozy towns. A variety of Horse drawn carriages, wagons and buggies are within minutes and waiting to take you on tours on the scenic roads.

Access Sight and Sound, Historic Strasburg Railroad, Antique Stores and Outlet shopping in minutes by cutting across the back country roads and avoiding the busy crowded congested main streets. If you want easy access to the main highways and roads stay on Rte 30 which intersects with Rte 283, 896, 222, and all the main highways to take you to other great attractions. Minutes from Dutch Wonderland, American Music Theater, Outlet Shopping, Abundant Antique stores, and a variety of restaurants. Close to Downtown Lancaster which has wonderful unique Restaurants, Art Galleries and stores to explore. Easy short drive to the Park City Mall, Hershey Park, The Renaissance Fair, Mount Gretna, Lititz, York, Pennsylvania Turnpike and even Philadelphia.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Gordonville, Pennsylvania Dutch Country

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early fall
7 Sep 2016 - 1 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
2 Nov 2016 - 20 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
21 Nov 2016 - 28 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early winter
29 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
21 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
New Year
29 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
3 Jan 2017 - 3 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
4 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Summer
20 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Linen fee (Optional) £65
Insurance £56
Cleaning fee £69
Tax Rate 7.1%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Gordonville, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Heated tile floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Below ground bathroom with tile shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Custom tile/glass shower with heated marlbe floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , First floor half bath between kitchen and living room
  • Master bath with heated floor and shower. Second floor full bath with shower/tub combo and heated tile floor. Below ground full bath with tile shower. Main floor half bath conveniently located in small hallway between kitchen and living room.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , Lovely Large Bedroom with king bed and a toddler bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , Below ground bedroom with private full bath
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Pull out Queen Sleeper sofa in man-cave
  • One master bedroom with king bed and private bath. Second bedroom with queen bed. Third bedroom has a full bed. Fourth bedroom is below ground with twin bed and shares a full bath. The 5th large bedroom has a king bed and an adorable toddler bed. The toddler bed can be moved into the twin bedroom to turn that into a kids room. Queen sleeper sofa in den/movie room which has doors that can be closed off for privacy.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Two living rooms with flat screen TVs to accommodate different viewing preferences. Sun room surrounded by windows offers a quiet retreat for the guest looking to read and unwind. Below ground living area. Outside patio and table for grilling(Spring Summer) and outdoor relaxing. Hammock in the trees for the guest who really wants to relax and soak in the Country side. Fire pit with seating coming in the spring for night time fun and Smores!

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