Apple Haven: The Farmer's Suite (Near Gettysburg!)

4.74

Private room in farm stay hosted by Charles

4 guests, 1 bedroom, 2 beds, 1 private bath
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Located in the heart of Pennsylvania's "Fruit Belt," our little farm is a scenic getaway with fresh air and beautiful views. You will enjoy the private suite with everything you need for a comfortable stay. We are just 15 minutes from Gettysburg and many other area attractions.

On your first morning at the farm, we will provide you with a COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST featuring organic produce. Guests staying 3+ nights are invited to join us for a COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTING.

The space
Location: Located in the heart of Pennsylvania's Fruit Belt, our farmette, "Apple Haven" is the ideal location for a stay while in the area. At an elevation of 975 feet above sea level, Apple Haven boasts 360 degree views of rolling hills, orchards, and the Appalachian Trail.

For over 10 years, guests from around the world have enjoyed the exquisite hospitality provided by the Borowsky family. We are located just a mile north of York Springs, in the heart of the historic Adams County "Fruit Belt." 15 minutes from historic Gettysburg, 20 minutes from Harrisburg, 90 minutes from Baltimore or Washington D.C., only 2 hours from Philadelphia and 3 hours from New York City.

Amenities: This guest suite features a memory foam mattress on California King bed, antique furniture, and a private bathroom with a jacuzzi jet tub. Wireless internet is available for your use. We offer self-check in at your convenience. If we are around, we will give you a quick tour and share local tips on what to do and see.

Breakfast: An optional complimentary BREAKFAST is offered on your first morning and features our farm specialties.

Wine Tasting: Guests staying 3+ nights are invited to join us for a glass of wine to taste the most recent product of our vineyard!

The farm: We have a sweet cat (Min) that may introduce herself to you. Our sheep and chickens are very friendly! The serene location is perfect for stargazing - we have a TELESCOPE to share with you. During the warmer months, visitors are welcome to be part of farm/garden activities.

Area attractions: Horseback riding (requires an advance appointment with our neighbor's farm), Gettysburg National Military Park, Golf, Swimming, Hershey Park, Appalachian Trail, Health/Beauty Spas, Restaurants, Cinemas, Shopping, Antiquing, Sight Seeing (Gettysburg, Carlisle, Hanover, York) and Historic Churches.

Cleaning and Environmental Awareness: We thoroughly clean the entire apartment before your visit. Laundry is washed with organic soap and dried by the sun and wind outdoors. The rooms are partially geothermally heated/cooled.

About us: We are multi-lingual; languages include English, German, French, Polish, Italian, Russian, and Spanish and have traveled to dozens of countries on four continents and the Middle East.

What this place offers

Mountain view
Park view
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Private sauna
Washer
Dryer
Window AC unit
Bathtub
Patio or balcony

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York Springs, Pennsylvania, United States

The area is so beautiful and peaceful! We are in the heart of Pennsylvania's "fruit belt", surrounded by orchards, and a short drive to the center of historic Gettysburg, beautiful Amish Country, and bustling cities of Carlisle, York, and Harrisburg. We're 90 minutes to Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

Hosted by Charles

  1. Joined in November 2014
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German-born, multi-lingual lecturer, avid traveler, and gentleman farmer. My wife and I now own and operate a small farm, growing a variety of organic produce and raising sheep ducks, and chickens. We have three grown children, all professional classical musicians who have performed around the world as The American Virtuosi.
German-born, multi-lingual lecturer, avid traveler, and gentleman farmer. My wife and I now own and operate a small farm, growing a variety of organic produce and raising sheep duc…

During your stay

We love meeting and speaking with our guests. Charles is a social scientist and avid traveler, and very much enjoys meeting new friends. Cecylia, when not teaching at university, enjoys being present to host and meet our guests and share music experience from around the world. Emmanuel -our son, and Frances-daughter frequently join us and our guests for breakfast and conversation. If the weather is good, we might have a campfire in the evening.
We love meeting and speaking with our guests. Charles is a social scientist and avid traveler, and very much enjoys meeting new friends. Cecylia, when not teaching at university, e…
  • Languages: English, Français, Deutsch, עברית, Italiano, Polski, Русский, Español, Українська
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House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with building staff
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
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Smoke alarm

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