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Enter through garden filled with flowers spring through fall.
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12 reviews
Enter through garden filled with flowers spring through fall.
View from a meadow below the Round House
Fire pit - wood is provided
Barn timbers (some hand hewn chestnut), walnut and oak flooring and trim.
Creek stone foundation, antique wood wainscot, Walnut counter top
Living room with cozy fireplace, video screen on wall
Cabinets from recycled bead board
Walnut bar & kitchen counter
Fully stocked kitchen.
Oak & Walnut hand-made flooring
Lots of windows - View to meadow, woods and stream
Foyer with view into Living Room
Bedroom with queen-sized bed - compliments house style
Handmade walnut & chestnut bed
Bathroom includes stacked washer-dryer (see in mirror)
Round House is tucked into a south facing slope - very energy efficient
Flowers throughout the spring, summer and fall
Sunken patio right out of front door
Patio with view to meadow - early spring
Table & BBQ grill for outside dining in the 'Shegebo'
Cozy fire pit next to Cottage & 'Shegebo'
We call the fire pit 'Woodhenge'
Entrance to Fiddlers Green - our 100 acre farm on which the Little Round House is located
One of two creeks on Fiddlers Green -accessible by trails from the Round House
Big Pipe Creek - short hike from the Round House
Wheat field on Fiddlers Green
A Hobbit heading out
Rarely does it look like this - Blizzard Jonas 1/25/16
Snow does happen - February 2014
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
This hand-made earth-sheltered cottage is a cozy creative energy-efficient getaway - surrounded by woods, and a rural landscape - some have likened it to a hobbit house. Most of our guest over the past year have been couples - many celebrating anniversaries, many just having a retreat to the countryside.
The cottage is located 15 miles south-east of Gettysburg on a 100 acre farm where the property managers live in an1848 brick farm house. Guests are welcomed to hike trails that follow two creeks, pass through woods and around farm fields. Or just sit in the gazebo and enjoy the private view of Bear Branch creek - often the attraction for wildlife. There is a fire pit next o the cottage for a romantic outside evening before retiring to your handmade chestnut/walnut bed. Be sure and read the reviews! Hope to see you soon.
Listing #FKN2308404
About the Owner
Chris B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Beautiful location, remote yet close to everything you might need. Every convenience that you own home has. Privacy. Great hiking trails. Owners great. We will be back to enjoy this spot again. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Hands down the best location for privacy and relaxation for a couple. We will be back! This is now "our place."

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This was our second time staying at the LRH, and we just loved it. Melissa and Chris are the consummate hosts, there when you need them, and not when you dont. The LRH is very private and you feel like your in your own little...More

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
AU$319
USD 235
AU$319
USD 235
AU$1,384
USD 1,020
AU$2,781
USD 2,050
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$339 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The Little Round House is in the rolling countryside of north-central Maryland about 15 miles southeast of Gettysburg. The quaint little town of Taneytown is one mile away, therefore shopping and restaurants are very convenient despite the very rural feel of the property. Some of the local attractions our guests enjoy include the Civil War battlefields of Gettysburg, Antietam, Harpers Ferry and Manassas. Other attractions include Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Many sites in and around Washington D.C., historic cities of Westminster & Frederick, MD, hiking trails including the Appalachian Trail and Lancaster, PA (Amish country). Right next door to the site is the Adventures Paint Ball Park for those who like to participate in a non-lethal battle.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Baltimore-Washington International: 72.0 km
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