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Vista Country Home: Boutique Estate nearGettysburg

Vista Country Home, your boutique estate on 100 acres of private rural splendor--beauty and privacy!
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Vista Country Home, your boutique estate on 100 acres of private rural splendor--beauty and privacy!
Hacienda-style wall does not block view of your personal country estate!
Amazing wildflowers surround Vista
Newly installed gas fireplace adds cozy charm.
Enjoy a romantic evening with friends by the fire!
Antiques throughout include amazing Civil War lamps in living room.
Huge living room: 360-degree country views!  Large HD cableTV, with excellent DVD collection.
Antique table in light-filled living room for extra dining space, or games--Scrabble? Bridge??
Large dining room seats up to 10, wrapped in large windows onto spectacular private countryside.
Large, well-equipped kitchen will delight any chef, window onto beautiful garden dining area.
Large fully equipped kitchen with plenty of counter space for large dinners!
Romantic balcony dining, spectacular country sunsets--incredible vistas as far as the eye can see!
Dine in sun or under gazebo next to sparkling fountain, surrounded by hacienda-style walled garden
BBQ for sizzling steaks and Gazebo for dining in shade
Al fresco dining within walled, hacienda-style garden, looking over your private country estate!
Lillies and fountain delight all ages.  Can you find Kermit?
Master BR, gorgeous 4-poster antique queen bed
Master BR queen bed, beneath skylight
Master BR, hand-carved antique headboard
Master BR full bath--roomy, modern with tub and shower, plenty of counter space!
Elegant 2nd BR, antique 4-poster dbl bed, windows onto your private country estate.
Optional 3rd BR sleeps up to 5.  Dbl bed shown with fold-out love seat for extra single bed.
Optional 3rd BR sleeps up to 5.  Dbl bed shown with fold-out love seat for extra single bed.
2nd view of 3rd BR sleeps up to 5.  Dbl bed shown with fold-out sofa for extra double bed.
Baltimore orioles are among many avian neighbors who enjoy Vista's bird feeders outside your windows
Kitchen window rewards the chef with views of dining patio, fountain, flowers and fields--your Vista
Lillies grace Vista's fountain, and give Kermit, the fountain frog a pretty place to hang out.
Explore Bear Branch, 1 of 2 creeks on Vista's 100-acre private estate--exquisite wildlife habitat!
Near one of Vista's creeks, a tree gnawed by beavers.  Watch for them on your nature hikes.
As you stroll along Vista's private and pristine creeks, watch for Heronymous, a great blue heron.
Asian lantern and bleeding heart flowers offer delicate detail to front garden area
Dry stream architectural feature  in Vistas front garden area
Brilliant colors surround Vista throughout the seasons.
Vista's Japanese Iris against backdrop of sparkling corn to the horizon
Groves of pink and white dogwood trees bring a rainbow of color to Vista in spring.
Redbud trees line the lane to Vista, this one next to bridge over Bear Branch
Tree-lined lane brings you through elysian fields to Vista--your Country Home on the hill.
Antique hay equipment recalls 150 years of family farming around Vista
Vista sunsets are amazing over the open fields and tree-lined streams
Centered in a working farm, Vista is surrounded by rich cropland--on this day, amber waves of wheat
Vista's feathered caretakers include this owl you may see in the trees surrounding Vista.
Sparkling corn is one of the crops that often surround Vista in summer.
Vista's gorgeous flowers enjoy a backdrop of wheat fields
In winter, cozy Vista offers beauty & serenity, and miles of private XC skiing out your door.
Getaway for winter? Try Vista--perfect for winter holidays or warm gatherings for family & friends.
Blue birds bring you happiness from their nesting boxes right outside the dining room window.
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Interaction with guests
Your hosts are the architect who designed Vista and his wife, a registered nurse with a specialty in elder healthcare. They live about 100 yards away in the ante-bellum farmhouse on adjacent property--close enough if you need them, far enough away for you to enjoy privacy!
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Excellent - based on 14 reviews
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English first
Richmond, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 13, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
person found this review helpful

This house is one of three houses on a 100+-acre property about half an hour's drive from the battlefield and town of Gettysburg. The surroundings could not be more beautiful, with corn growing almost up to the house, beautiful flower gardens, a large, sheltered front patio with a koi pond and barbecue, a bird feeder that attracted many species of...

David F
Mills River, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2016 for a stay in April 2016
people found this review helpful

The property was as advertised. The house was luxurious, the grounds beautiful. the hosts gracious and the trails relaxing. During our stay, the weather reverted to winter, but sitting around the fireplace and reviewing the days activities was great. Super location to visit "War for Independence" (as southerners know it) sites and the beauty of Amish country Alas, six nights...

Amy M
Gainesville, Georgia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 5, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
person found this review helpful

This is a beautiful home with incredible relaxing views. Our hosts were so gracious and helpful and went the extra mile-she even had flowers on the table for us. Their dog, Indiana, also did her part to welcome us as she took us on the walk around the property. Easy access from Gettysburg and Washington.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Violations of the following restrictions subject renter to forfeiture of entire damage deposit. 1. Sorry, but Vista Country Home is NOT SUITABLE for Weddings, Wedding...
    3 Full baths
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
Nov 1, 2017 -
Mar 31, 2018
Winter Rate
2 nights
  • Damage Deposit: $500 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $125 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rental includes bedding for up to 6 guests. Up to 3 more guests may be added (9 total guests) at $15 per person per night.
Cleaning Fee = $125 per stay.
Rent includes all utilities, Cable TV, all linens, etc.
WiFi Internet included 1 gig per week. Additional data use incurs charges of $20/gig
Dogs welcome @$45 each (2 maximum), but must not be left alone unless in proper crate/kennel.
Sorry, no cats or other pets.
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About the neighborhood
Vista Country Home sits atop a splendid hill overlooking 100s of acres of fields, streams and woodlands teeming with wildlife, including excellent bird watching, near the junction of 2 pristine creeks.

Peaceful and private in quiet country, it is only 3 miles from Taneytown, a quaint 200-yr-old town with supermarkets, restaurants, and other conveniences.

Gettysburg battlefield is an easy 20-min drive, and dozens of other historical sites--Antietam, Harper's Ferry, Baltimore--are within an hour. Hiking, birding, skiing, golf even paintball are all available on the property or very close by.

Spectacular sunrises and sunsets, often accented by constellations of dancing fireflies in a symphony of crickets and birdsong, conducted by our maestro, kermit the fountain frog. Ad...
Getting around
Though snuggled in the middle of hundreds of acres of gorgeous countryside, Vista is only 3 miles from conveniences of super markets, liquor stores,restaurants, and businesses for any supplies you may need.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: BWI: 46.6 mi
Railway: AmTrack: 31.1 mi
Vista Country Home is nestled in the rolling countryside near Taneytown, in north central Maryland. Vista is about 1 hour drive from 3 major airports: Baltimore (BWI), and Washington DC (DCA and IAD). You will need your own car, but there is plenty of parking very close to the house for easy loading and unloading your luggage with no stairs!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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