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Beautiful riverfront home surrounded by Amish farms in Lancaster County

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with multiple decks perched on the Conestoga River

*January special - book by 1/31 to receive 10 percent off any 2018 reservation!*

Discover Eagle's Branch River House, the perfect secluded riverfront perch to enjoy the sights and beauty of Lancaster farm country. Our three bedroom, two bath spacious home is ideally suited for a relaxing getaway with family or friends. It has a 'cabin' feel with modern amenities and is beautifully furnished. Three levels with master bedroom suite with its own private wraparound deck, modern kitchen, expansive rec room with river views, and multi-tier decks overlooking the river and surrounding Amish farms.

On a quiet gravel lane, you won't find a better place to unwind in the heart of Amish country! The Conestoga River is a designated water trail and popular for canoeing, kayaking, fishing and wildlife viewing. Our home provides convenient river access on a beautiful stretch of the Conestoga between the historic Bushong Mill and the famous Pinetown and Hunsecker's Mill Covered Bridges.

Most guests enjoy relaxing to the sound of the river rapids, but amenities include large-screen TVs, Wi-Fi and a Weber grill. Quiet and peaceful yet a quick 10 minutes to downtown Lancaster, farmers markets and all the sights and activities.

Also a short drive to many other attractions including Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland, the historic Fulton Theatre, American Music Theatre, Sight & Sound, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, Longwood Gardens, Strasburg Rail Road, historic Ephrata Cloister, Susquehanna River and much more.

For families: we have a crib in the den, extra pack-n-play, infant bath, high chair and stroller available for guest use. Older kids (and adults) will love the foosball table and large screen TVs in the rec room!

Take advantage of our one-of-a-kind setting: we have two bikes for guests to explore Lancaster's winding farm roads and rolling hills, a private rustic trail through the woods along the river to one of Lancaster County's famous covered bridges, or you can walk from the house across the Amish farm path to see cows and horses. Evenings are great for enjoying complimentary s'mores or relaxing in the hammock by our riverside fire pit.

Have kayaks or canoes to bring along? There's a wonderful 90-minute paddle route that leaves from the house, passing two covered bridges, an eagle's nest and beautiful farms and homes. We're happy to arrange transport from the take-out point at a local park with our boat trailer. More adventurous voyagers can paddle 30 miles to the Susquehanna River!

More Details

Owner
Emily Feenstra
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 January, 2018

About Emily Feenstra

My husband is from the area and we were looking for a weekend getaway spot to unwind and recharge. We've found the perfect place!

Emily Feenstra purchased this house in 2013

What makes this house unique

There aren't many homes on the river and you can feel yourself relax as soon as you turn onto the gravel lane. The deck overlooking the rapids is our favorite place to spend a lazy morning. We love being in the heart of Lancaster County and surrounded by Amish farms.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Bird in Hand in East Lampeter

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms are full baths with a tub/shower and a linen closet for towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Second bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Den - 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Den is off the dining room - extra room for larger groups
  • Master bedroom occupies the upper floor of the house, with it's own bathroom and sliding glass doors leading out to a private deck. The second bedroom is cozy and relaxing, with a double bed and spacious closet. There is a futon (with permanent mattress topper) and baby crib in the den, as well as a sleeper sofa in the living room, and an additional roll-away bed in the rec room for families. We also have an extra pack-n-play as needed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • water tubing
Notes:
This is a wonderful rental for families, sight-seeing couples, and outdoor enthusiasts. While we cannot provide use of kayaks/canoes, we do have a small trailer that we can use to transport guests who bring their own. There is a beautiful 90-minute paddle route that leaves from the house and ends downriver at a public park which is a 10-minute drive away.

Reviews

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Beautiful riverfront home surrounded by Amish farms in Lancaster County
average rating of 4.981818 based on 55 reviews
Cape Cod
5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful, as was the riverside location. The house is well equipped and the host clearly put a great deal of effort into making it welcoming, including lovely Christmas decorations, a binder with lots of local info, and baked goods there upon our arrival. The home is on the outskirts, and at first we thought this would be an issue, but the warm home and beautiful scenery made the extra driving well worth it. We plan on going back again in warmer weather so we can enjoy the decks and fire pit.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great time at the river

  • 5 of 5

House and setting were incredible. Winter wonderland!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Shamokin Pa
5

Beautiful, relaxing mini getaway

  • 5 of 5

Myself and two friends stayed at Eagles branch home for a weekend getaway. The house was beautiful, large and clean with an awesome view! Homemade sticky buns waiting for us. House had everything needed. Not only did we enjoy the shopping and markets and surrounding stores we very much enjoyed relaxing watching TV and doing nothing in this lovely home. We will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

House was beautiful, very clean, everything you need for your trip.

  • 5 of 5

House was beautiful, very clean, everything you need for your trip. House had everything you need we really enjoyed it and we will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

We loved the coziness of the house. It felt like home to us. We have a daughter that lives in Delaware, husband working in Manheim and we are from Pittsburgh area. This was a perfect area to meet at. We had fun playing games at the table and eating and laughing together. It helped to make our weekend together memorable!!

They literally have thought of everything that you need!! Will definitely keep this place in mind if we plan to meet-up together as a family.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pennsylvania
5

Wonderful Anniversary Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for a beautiful place to spend our weekend away. We loved watching the birds and listening to the water from the decks and from the living room. You've thought of everything - and we enjoyed ourselves immensely - grilling, hiking, relaxing - thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Lancaster Regional Airport
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Lancaster Amtrak Station
Car: necessary

Come discover Pennsylvania Dutch Country and historic downtown Lancaster. It's a charming walkable town and yet you are in farmland within minutes. Our favorite places to visit include the Lancaster Central Market, the towns of Lititz and Strasburg, and all of the covered bridges near our home!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bird in Hand, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter/off-peak special
7 Nov 2017 - 6 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£337
for 2 nights
From
£146
£793
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
7 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£345
for 2 nights
From
£149
From
£172
Fri,Sat
£831
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
From
£157
From
£184
Fri,Sat
£961
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£345
for 2 nights
From
£149
From
£172
Fri,Sat
£831
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£391
for 2 nights
From
£172
£961
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £143.02
Cleaning £42.91 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.1%

We hope you'll choose Eagles Branch River House as the base for your Lancaster County getaway. Please note that this home is rural and woodsy. If the occasional bug, farm smell or getting stuck behind an Amish buggy will bother you, this might not be your dream vacation! :) We ask that you also respect our Amish neighbors and do not take their photographs or enter their property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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