|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
The house sits on a beautiful 40 acre setting located just 5 minutes from downtown Mansfield, PA and less than 15 minutes from Historic Wellsboro, PA. The Carriage House has beautiful views of protected wetlands where there are migrating Canadian Geese, thousands of croaking peepers, wild turkeys, deer and black bear. Sitting on the front porch, looking at the tranquil setting will feel like days gone by. There are many places to wonder and explore on the estate….
The adjacent Country House is located on the property and the 2 homes located near each other can both be reserved to accommodate large groups comfortably. The tranquil setting is wonderful for children…ideal for sitting around the campfire in Adirondack style seating, star gazing, roasting marshmallows, catching lightening bugs, grilling out, picnic lunches and enjoying time with family and friends while having all the wonderful things to do in Tioga County in your back yard. The Estate is a perfect location for a large family get-a-way, a reunion or a corporate retreat when you rent both homes for a total of 9 bedrooms.
Rachel and David Tews - Proprietors
We opened our home as a vacation rental in 2009. We moved to another home and decided to turn it into a vacation rental rather than sell the property. My husband and I both own other businesses in downtown Wellsboro, PA. I am the owner of The Fifth Season, a women's boutique and home furnishings store. (Stop by and visit the store, especially if you love the design style and decor in the homes.) My husband is a partner in a telecommunications company called Indigo Wireless. We are very active in our community and are often found working on one of our many charity or philanthropic ventures.We are the proud parents of 4 children. 2 older boys one who lives in Scottsbluff NE and one who will soon be graduating from University of Pittsburgh. We have 2 young girls, one who is 4 and one who is 7 who love attending Montessori and doing dance and gymnastics and performing in shows.
David and Rachel Tews purchased this house in 2004
My husband purchased the property in 1997 and raised his 2 older sons in the Country House. They were animal lovers and had a Noah's ark of rescued animals living on the property which is perfectly conducive to many animals with the large open pastures and nostalgic renovated red roofed barn. There are still 2 donkeys that live on the property. (called Peter and Buckwheat) He built the Carriage House in 2004 where he had offices for his business in a Feng Shui design. We converted the house from an office/relaxation space to a Vacation Rental in 2006 when my husband and I met. We decided we needed to live in Wellsboro to be closer to our other businesses. Rather than sell the home we decided to turn it into a vacation rental and share the beautiful setting with others.
Our property is a beautiful 40 acres that sits across from a protected wetland. It is a very peaceful oasis to visit when you are looking to get-a- way from the fast paced life of the city and suburbs. If you love a beautifully decorated home with all the modern amenities this is the home for you. The homes are decorated in the lovely 'Fifth Season' style.
Such a relaxing environment. Very clean and thoughtfully planned out, also very close and convenient to Pine creek gorge. I would highly recommend to anyone.
The stay at the carriage house was a positive experience in every way. Beautiful and quiet location. Carriage house was very clean, beautifully decorated, had everything that we needed for our stay, loved the horses and donkey. Highly recommended!
It was really a beautiful and comfortable place with plenty of room. Would go there again very pleased
The place is like something out of a book. Perfectly clean and beautiful. My family loved it.
This reservation was very last minute (same day) due to an unexpected change in venue and Rachel was wonderful to work with! The house was great, clean, and close to the quaint towns of Mansfield and Wellsboro. Our girls weekend would have been a dud without this great and super cheap find!! The donkeys like to be noisy but cute to look at and feed ;)
Visit the PA Grand Canyon, Bike the Rails to Trails, Raft or Canoe on Pine Creek, Visit Historic Gaslight Wellsboro PA, Visit Cherry Springs State park for amazing stargazing experiences, Visit Corning, NY and shop and dine on Market Street, Visit, tour & blow glass at the Corning Museum of Glass, Visit during Dickens of a Christmas Celebration, Visit during Pennsylvania Laurel Festival, Visit during the Corning Wine Glass Marathon or the PA Grand Canyon Marathon, Visit during Susquehanna Valley Pro Rally - STPR, Visit & Hike Watkins Glenn, Visit during Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA, Visit Little League World Series Museum, Mansfield University
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.