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Cottage In The Woods Close To Hershey PA

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 4)

Small 2 bedroom cottage with a large front porch, full kitchen with a bath and 1/2, laundry washer and drier in the cottage. High speed internet is also available. Sitting on the front porch is like sitting in s tree house as the cottage sits high above the street. Music from the playhouse can be heard on the front porch. there is a single parking spot reserved for the cottage in the cul de sac below.

William and Marianne Roberts
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 March, 2018

About William and Marianne Roberts

My wife and I grew up coming to The Mount Gretna Lake in the summer time. My uncle owned a summer home which I would visit and my Grand Parents always wanted a summer home here but never made it happen. When the opportunity to buy our cottage presented itself we moved on it and have never regretted our decision.

William and Marianne Roberts purchased this cottage in 1998

Why William and Marianne Roberts chose Mount Gretna

Very Cute romantic cottage in the woods. Very close to all the activity in Mount Gretna. Theater-Playhouse, Lake, Jigger Shop, Hideaway, Gift Shop, Playground Basketball Court

What makes this cottage unique

Cottage sits high above the street and reminds you of a very nice tree house. Cottage was built in the 1890s and still holds that original romantic charm.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mount Gretna in West Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

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Cottage In The Woods Close To Hershey PA
average rating of 4.142857 based on 14 reviews

Art show weekend in the tree house

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the tree house during art show weekend. The cottage is cute and very colorful; the perfect compliment to the art weekend theme. The cottage is small, but set up nicely. It was perfect for my family of four. Thanks for the nice weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Star, N.C.

Did not stay after we arrived.

  • 1 of 5

House in a nice location. But shower was not clean. Had hair in tub. Left and did not stay.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry you were not satisfied with our cottage. I checked the cottage a couple of days after your checkin date. I also found a few hairs in the bathtub that our cleaning service obviously missed. Other that that the cottage was pristine. I believe that you decided not to stay for other reasons like the cottage was not in close proximity to attractions you wanted to visit. Most people who stay in Mount Gretna are there for the unique attractions this community has to offer. If you want to visit Strasburg RR or Gettysburg they are 25 and 60 miles away. I have experienced that no matter how nice a property there will always be someone who is not satisfied. Sorry you were disappointed
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Wonderful cottage in the trees!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Great cottage and it is in the trees. Beautiful area with lots of great places to eat.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, Nice Property

  • 4 of 5

Everything as advertised. Easy to find, nice accommodations for a family of four and close to all Hershey area attractions. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Baltimore, Maryland

Perfect cottage for a family of 3-4.

  • 3 of 5

This cottage fit our family of four perfectly. One child slept on the sleeping porch. The shabby chic decor, the comfortable beds, and stocked kitchen made our stay lovely. The porch is large and fit 14 of our family for a potluck dinner. It would be nice to have more light over the kitchen table. There is a chandelier but no way to turn it on. The rug on the 2nd floor is worn and although the kitchen and refrigerator were clean, the house was a bit dusty.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi thanks for your review. The light over the dining room table works but you need to turn on the switch that is located on the side of the staircase. I had left you a voice mail about the location of the switch which maybe you did not receive. I will agree that the carpet upstairs is definately worn and should be replaced. We try to keep the cottage very clean but with multiple renters and a cleaning service apparently they did not do the best job dusting. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and we will try and use your comments to improve. Thanks
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Everything I thought it would be and more!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing long weekend at this cottage! It was in a very small quite mountain town and so much to do was within walking distance. We ate at a couple different restaurants, played mini golf, hung out by the lake and most importantly got to relax! We unplugged from the internet and tv, it was perfect! I strongly recommend this to anyone looking for a nice relaxing getaway, there's also a lot for kids to do and would make for a nice family trip as well. We will most definitely be going back!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22.6 Miles
Harrisburg International
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Iron Valley
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Elizbethtown Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
PA Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Ski Roundtop
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
Mount Gretna Lake
Car: necessary

Mount Gretna is located in the hills of Southern Lebanon Co PA. Located in the village is a lake open from Memorial day to Labor Day. A Summer Stock Theater with plays and live music performances. A very short drive to the Pa Renaissance Faire. A 13 mile drive to Hershey PA. Also Lancaster Co Amish and Outlets are a 30 minute drive. There is a 21 mile Railtrail within walking distance on which you can hike or ride bicycle.

Several Golf Courses with varying degrees of difficulty are only a short drive away. There are also Bars and restaurants within a short distance. The Hideaway is a Bar Restaurant in Mount Gretna that is within Walking distance of the cottage. Lancaster, Lebanon and Dauphin Co all have numerous attractions from Golf to Farmers Markets. Roots country market which is open on Tuesdays is also a 20 minute drive. Gettysburg Battlefield is approx 1 hour away. Antique Auto Museum in Hershey PA. York County PA the National Street Rod Show the beginning of June, and the National Toy train collectors show.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £126.37

Rental is $450.00 plus $150.00 refundable cleaning and damage deposit for three day visit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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