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Tranquil Cottage In Beautiful Lancaster County

Bedrooms 1
Space 330 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

One Bedroom Cottage In Heart Of Lancaster Amish County

The cottage is a tranquil getaway surrounded by Amish farmland with a one room Amish school ­house directly across the road. You will see our Amish neighbors walking, pushing scooters or riding in their buggies using the farm lane right beside the cottage. You look out over our gardens and are welcome and sit and relax in the adirondack chairs. The grounds are also home to our six active children, two overly friendly dogs and a beautiful but shy cat.

We are just minutes away from many local attractions. The town of Intercourse is famous for Kitchen Kettle Village and horse and buggy rides. We are also close to Rockvale Square and Tanger Outlets along with Strasburg Railroad, Dutch Wonderland Amusement Park, Sight and Sound Theater and so much more. We are within a few miles of famous Amish cooking restaurants such as Bird In Hand Family Restaurant, Miller’s Smorgasbord, Dienner’s Country Restaurant and Katie’s Kitchen.

The Cottage holds a queen size bed (with an amazing mattress). The mini kitchenette contains dorm size refrigerator, microwave, and coffee pot. The bathroom in addition to a shower includes a whirlpool tub. The Cottage is fully furnished with high thread count sheets and plush white towels. It is also stocked with dishes and coffee. There is AC and wireless internet but no TV. There are several skylights and plentiful windows in the cottage creating a beautiful atmosphere of space and lighting.

You may arrive anytime after 4 pm on the day of your arrival. There is no need to officially 'check in', the Cottage will be unlocked with key inside. We ask that you depart by 11 AM on your check-out day. If you desire earlier arrival or later check-out, please ask as depending on availability (cleaning time requirements between bookings) we will be happy to accommodate.

If your traveling with another couple, we have another accommodation called The Loft on this same property with VRBO #729114.

Please ask any questions you may have.

More Details

Property Manager
Sharon Stoltzfus
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bird in Hand in Leacock

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 330 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Stereo ...
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Tranquil Cottage In Beautiful Lancaster County
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews

Lovely, peaceful stay!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at the cottage. It was quiet and serene and close enough to everything we wanted to do around the area. Thankfully, Sharon let us know that the area "closes down" on Sundays, so we planned to hike that day. *AND went to the bird in hand bake shop on Saturday to have Sunday goodies for breakfast! We had everything we needed. The only reason I didn't give a full 5 *s was due to the temperature issues with the tub. We came on a particularly chilly weekend and found it hard to get the water hot enough to want to stay in it for an extended period of time. Other than that, it was absolutely perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Plainfield, NJ

Serene, clean and calms you down!

  • 5 of 5

We made a wonderful choice staying here. If you want to enjoy and experience the Amish area, I would select this place. Very clean, decorated beautifully, has everything you need. Calm, serene. Owner answers any questions. It is not too far from the common places, visitors go, but far enough away to experience the serene farmlands of the Amish. If you need to slow down and calm your pace, pick this place. Owner provides a nice list of things to do and places to go. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lancaster PA. USA

Peaceful and relaxing I loved it

  • 5 of 5

It was super peaceful and relaxing! It is well maintained. Would have liked a toaster or toaster oven so I could have eaten more meals in.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We offer a 'sister' accommodation on the same property called The Loft VRBO #729114 which does have a toaster and dining area.
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Peaceful and Comforting

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay while in this area. The cottage is soo cute and a perfect reminder of a simpler life. I loved the decor, the sounds of the horse and buggies and the morning rooster. Time slowed down which was perfect this time of year.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charmingly sweet!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is beautiful and relaxing!! A perfect quiet weekend away! I would highly recommend staying here and we can't wait to come back again! Thank You!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and tranquil location. The cottage is beautiful as well as the grounds. Very peaceful. We enjoyed being greeted by the dogs, too!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Harrisburg International
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bird-In-Hand Family Restaurant and Smorgasboard
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.