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Perfect Country Setting - 5 Minutes From PA Turnpike And PA Renaissance Faire

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Manheim - Glory Way Gardens Getaway

Large Ground- Floor, 2 Bedroom Apartment With Gardens, Ponds And Turtle Resort.

This beautifully-furnished, 1600 square foot, ground floor apartment lies nestled in rural Lancaster County and is surrounded by gardens, a fish pond, turtle garden, fields and woods. Just 5 miles from the PA Turnpike, 5 minutes from the PA. Renaissance Faire, and 30 minutes from downtown Lancaster, Harrisburg and Hershey, it offers the perfect, secluded getaway. The unit sleeps 6 and features include 2 bedrooms (1 Q, 1 D), full kitchen and dining area, large Rec. Room with dbl. futon with 50” HD TV and DVD player, large patio with use of grill. Explore the spacious grounds, watch the blue birds building nests, feed the turtles and fish and bask in the fresh country air. Grocery store is within walking distance and family restaurant is less than a mile. Professional massage therapy services available upon request. We have installed a full house generator to ensure you are never without power no matter what the weather or unexpected power outage!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only

Stephanie Greiner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2016
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About Stephanie Greiner

My husband, Calvin, and I both grew up in Lancaster County and we have a deep love for the land. My husband was a farmer until his late 20's at which time he went into the ministry and we pursued missionary work in Nigeria. We have raised 5 children and have 8 grandchildren. My husband owns a hard wood flooring business and I am a licensed massage therapist, health coach and author. Our home is built on one of the family farms and we love to share our beautiful gardens with friends and visitors. The flower gardens and turtle resort are my husband's passion and it shows!

Stephanie Greiner purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Stephanie Greiner chose Pennsylvania

Our beautiful home is hidden away in the midst of the fertile Lancaster County farmland. We are only 5 minutes from the nearest town, but we live in a secluded, quiet neighborhood with only one other house nearby. Since we are now "Empty Nesters" we wanted to share our homey space with others who can appreciate being surrounded by nature and beauty

What makes this apartment unique

Whether we're sitting on the back deck watching the turtles bathing in the sun, listening to the gently waterfall, relaxing in the rejuvenating hot tub or gazing out over the fertile fields, our property is truly a haven of beauty and peace. Many people have commented on how peaceful they feel in our home and while wandering the grounds which are peppered with busy bird houses, flowers and bushes.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Perfect Country Setting - 5 Minutes From PA Turnpike And PA Renaissance Faire
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

Inviting, Beautiful, and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our family greatly enjoyed our stay. The surroundings were beautiful, the home was spacious and the beds were very comfortable. It's a great location for those wanting to visit Lancaster and Hershey. The home sits on a quiet cul-de-sac with a great view from the hot tub! The owners made it very obvious that they take great care to make sure each guest feels welcomed and comfortable. We would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Very clean, comfortable, and quiet house !

  • 5 of 5

We want to thank you for a great stay !! Our experience with Stephanie and Calvin was great. Great communication when we booked, greeted us when we arrived, and we enjoyed our serene stay with the waterfalls, pond, fishes and turtles ! And what a view of the country !! We took some great pictures ! There was a spa, but ended up not having enough time to try it. It is a walk out basement, and the hosts live upstairs, but they were so quiet with their Golden Retriever Rosie, we didn't even hear them at all during our stay ! We were stunned to see the size of the basement ! There was 2 bedrooms ( 1 Queen and one full size ) , nice decorated bathroom, good size kitchen with 2 tables and 4 chairs, and a huge living room with a futon full size bed, also we noticed a twin folding bed that could be used if needed. The sliding glass door in the living room lead to the patio with a couple tables and a BBQ grill. The house had everything we needed ; pots and pan, dishes, towels and linens, hair dryer, books, movies, stationary bicycle, we even had a piano on premises that my dad loved playing ! We were close to Lancaster, and about 18 miles from Hershey. We will definitely come back if we ever go to PA.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Weekend Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We met friends at this property and all of us were thrilled with the accommodations. And the close proximity to a great little country store was a special blessing.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family with 3 kids visong Hershey's!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast at their house..we we're a family with 3 kids,..they were waiting for us when we arrived and walk us throughout the apartment and welcoming us with so much love.....they have everything you could imagine in the house that u need for cooking, sleeping etc.... love the outside since he has a turtle collection and he was so nice to come and tell us everything about them even their names....definitely will stay again !!!!

Thank you


  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place to relax!

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time through Homeaway that we've rented an apartment. We usually rent a whole house. It was so wonderful to meet Stephanie and Calvin. They are wonderful hosts and have a lovely house. It was just my husband and I so we had lots of space to ourselves. We enjoyed eating our meals on the patio where we could hear the rippling water from the fish pond. We also enjoyed looking for and visiting the turtles. Spent two evenings in the hot tub as the sun went down. They thoughtfully provided robes and plenty of towels. The kitchen was well furnished. They even had an ironing board, which came in handy for us.

The location was convenient and in a quiet rural setting. There is a Farm Market/Grocery store just past the turn to their lane (they close at 4pm on Saturdays and not open Sundays). You could get pretty much anything you need there.

We just loved it there! It really became our home away from home. We would love to go back sometime.

Glenn and Debbie

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our property! You are welcome back any time!
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Thank you for your help and pleasant accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for going out of your way to help us with our flat tire! We appreciated the clean and welcoming accommodations, and our children were fascinated by the turtles and fish. The hot tub was great too. We really enjoyed our stay. Thanks again!

Esther and family

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad everything worked out with fixing your flat tire. We enjoyed having you- come again soon!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Harrisburg International
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
PA Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kountry Kitchen

PA Renaissance Faire is 5 minutes north. We are 20 minutes from Historic Downtown Lancaster, Amish Country, and Rockvale Outlets. We are 30 minutes from Sight and Sound Theater, Hershey Park, The Giant Center, Hershey Zoo and Harrisburg.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Manheim, Pennsylvania Dutch Country

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £16
Tax Rate 6.0%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Manheim, USA

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bright, cheerful bathroom has a seated shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • The "Chickadee" - 1 Double Bed
    Eagle's Nest - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleep sofa is located in the Rec. Room.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Our master bedroom, The Bluebird, sleeps 2.
  • The Bluebird, our master bedroom, has a queen organic mattress and down love seat.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • tennis

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