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Union Deposit Stone Homestead

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 1, 2016
Farmhouse, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

The Union Deposit Homestead, built in the 1760's, is located in the quaint Village of Union Deposit, a 3 minute drive to Hershey Park,the Giant center and downtown Hershey.

Our Stone House was one of three original buildings in this historic community. It is nestled on a private park-like setting on the edge of the village with mature trees and a small stream. It is located adjacent to open fields.

At one time the house was known to have hidden stairways and a room to hide from the Indians that raided homesteads in the 1700's. Today it still has many interesting features including the large fireplace that was once the summer kitchen, two porches, a covered patio with a fenced and gated play area.

Enjoy the Home as you relax after a day at Hershey Park or from your tour of South Central Pennsylvania attractions, i.e. Pa Dutch county, Gettysburg Battlefield, numerous golf courses, Zoo America, Hershey Rose Garden, Chocolate World, Capitol attractions, or swimming at the Hershey pool and play area, and many more.

Keywords: Stone Farmhouse built in 1760's

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We always admired this home. When it came on the market, we rushed to see it and the love continues to today. We love older homes, the home and setting was so charming it spoke to our desire to part of it's history. These dwellings are masterpieces of the early settlers who used what was available to create beautiful and sustaining buildings. The saying, 'If Walls Could Talk'...can we really imagine all that must have been taken place here.. The best part is location. All the history and close to everything! We proudly welcome you to our home. Come, relax and ENJOY. Sincerely, Diane and Bob

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Speaks: english

22 Reviews

4.9
based on 22 traveler reviews

5

Spacious and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay at the Stone House! Such a neat history but modernly updated made it a great match. There was more than enough room (8adults, 3 kids) everyone was comfortable. We have rented houses before but this house goes above and beyond with everything you need (especially in the kitchen, even a griddle for pancakes which we brought not thinking one would be there)! It is also very close to downtown Hershey area which made it very convenient. My family and I would book this place again if ever staying in the Hershey area again!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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I ENJOYED BIG BEAUTIFUL HOUSE WITH FAMILY

  • 5 of 5

Me and my family we enjoyed this big and beautiful house while we were here to celebrate my daughters wedding in Elizabethtown PA. The house has every Utensils you need from breakfast to dinner and also to bake. We enjoyed so much that we planning to rent in near future. Thank you Diane!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

This is a lovely home and was ideal for our family reunion which included three little girls. The only problem we had was when we wanted to fill a small wading pool for them. The outside water outlets were not working and when we phoned Diane she said it would cost an additional fee to fill the pool, which I felt was unreasonable since we had paid a good price for the week. I was overruled and we called Diane back she came over to turn on the outside water. She then stated that we could NOT fill the pool as it would cost her too much money.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Small Pool was 10 feet x 2 feet...easy 300 gal for first fill.... Would have left the yard muddy and the grass killed where the pool sat for a week. We suggested the Wonderful Public Pool in Downtown Hershey.
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5

This home was the perfect setting for our large family vacation. It was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our family. Everyone had plenty of personal space and even more space to gather together as a family. It was so close to Hershey park, supermarket and restaurants. The house was clean and had everything you could need to cook and enjoy yourself. I am looking forward to our next visit to the Hershey Stone house!! Thank you Diane and Bob!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This house is fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable time staying in Union Deposit. It really was a place that we could unwind with multiple families. The pictures do not do the inside of this house justice! Some of the furniture has been updated, including two great areas to hang out and watch TV. We loved the bedrooms too and is really suited for young families and people with walking disabilities. We will defintely stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful family weekend in PA

  • 5 of 5

The home was very warm and inviting. The rooms were all clean and comfortable. The fenced in yard was dry pretty with plenty of room for children to play. Every convenience was available to us and the owners were very responsive and courteous. We had a great weekend and hope to come back some day.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

3 Minutes to Hershey Park, the Giant Center

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving week
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
 
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
 
 
Spring
Mar 3 2017 - May 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: Sep 1, 2016
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Amenities

Property Type

  • farmhouse

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Attractions

  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • fitness center

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 3000 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • King size beds (1) Upstairs, Queen size Beds (2) One Upstairs and one Down, Double Beds (1) Uostairs, Twin or Single Beds (2) Upstairs, Child Beds (1) Folding cot, Baby Cribs (1) Pack and play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Memory Foam

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Gated area for small children or your dog to play safely. Ideal setting for small intimate wedding.

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