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Farmhouse at Nova Maple Syrup Farm

SuperhostHartstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Entire house hosted by Jake
11 guests4 bedrooms7 beds2.5 baths
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Perfect for a family getaway or reunion trip for a group of friends, this 2200 square foot farmhouse is situated on 100 wooded acres which is also home to a working maple syrup operation. It can sleep up to 10 guests in beds, one in pullout, and more if using the couch and/or an air mattress. Fully equipped kitchen (all new appliances) as well as washer/dryer.

The space
There are several yard games available to use for some fun without leaving the property – Corn hole, Volleyball, Giant Jenga, Kan Jam and Disc Golf; as well as a fire pit (one free wheelbarrow of wood included, extra available) for some good old-fashioned country night-life. You are welcome to go for a walk through the woods on several miles of cleared multi-use trails and say hi to the farm animals (2 cows as well as free range birds - peacocks, turkeys, chickens, guineas, ducks).

Pet Policy - Contact us if you are interested in bringing a pet. We are definitely animal people and would love to host your pet(s) if it makes sense, we have put in place these rules to make sure this option can stay available in the future.
- $25 per pet per stay non-refundable fee
- $100 refundable damage deposit due at/by checkin, to be released after cleaning
- Spayed/Neutered, up to date on all vaccines
- Free of flees, worms, and any other parasites
- Dogs
- Small/medium breads preferred, possibly larger breads if the dog is old/mellow
- Must be well behaved and under control both inside and outside
- Good with other unleashed dogs, children, farm animals, and free range birds
- Must be crated if left alone inside
- Droppings must be disposed of
- Cats
- Indoor cats only
- Front paws must be declawed
- Litter trained. Litter must be brought and left in the mud-room and floor is to be cleaned before checkout

Guest access
Sugar Shack, Workshop, Barn, Pump house, Owners house are off limits. Please ask for a free tour of the maple syrup operation!
Perfect for a family getaway or reunion trip for a group of friends, this 2200 square foot farmhouse is situated on 100 wooded acres which is also home to a working maple syrup operation. It can sleep up to 10 guests in beds, one in pullout, and more if using the couch and/or an air mattress. Fully equipped kitchen (all new appliances) as well as washer/dryer.

The space
There are several yard g…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Iron
Indoor fireplace
Hangers
Hair dryer
Air conditioning
TV
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Hartstown, Pennsylvania, United States

Although this peaceful plot is in the country, it is only a 10-minute drive from many dining and entertainment options: Conneaut Lake (beaches, boat rentals, restaurants/coffee shops, theme park); Jamestown (restaurants, a zoo, a brewery); Pymatuning (largest lake in the state).
Getting around
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Almost all errands require a car.
23
Bike Score®
Minimal bike infrastructure.

Hosted by Jake

Joined in November 2013
  • 28 Reviews
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Nova Maple Syrup was established in (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) with the purchase of a 100-acre property in Hartstown, Pennsylvania. The inaugural commercial syrup season began in late January of (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) with roughly 7,500 taps. Since then we’ve expanded to 22,500 taps covering 275 acres. How did we get here? During the winter of (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) , Jake decided to try making his own maple syrup with some of the trees on their 1.5-acre property as a hobby. He researched online, ordered the necessary equipment for a small-scale operation, and got to work. He tapped 50 trees and hung plastic bags to collect the sap. He and Hailee chopped wood and boiled the sap over an open fire at the back of the property. When the season was over, they had made 17 gallons of syrup. Jake, along with help from Hailee and some friends, continued to make maple syrup over the next two seasons, each year upgrading methods and equipment. Instead of using plastic bags that had to be collected and poured into a barrel, they were now connecting all the trees with tubing that used a vacuum to pump the sap to a single collection point. This, in addition to tapping more trees (200 instead of just 50) increased production to 50 gallons a year. Jake and Hailee used the syrup to give away as favors at their wedding in July of (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) in glass maple leaf bottles. Thoughts of producing maple syrup on a commercial scale began to enter their minds, so they started searching for a suitable plot of wooded land. They found what they were looking for in Hartstown, PA. After a successful first season producing commercially, Jake and Hailee had their sights set on expanding. Three more properties, totaling 170-acres, were purchased and set up for the (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) season. With newly recruited help, 15,000 additional taps were put in, making Nova Maple Syrup one of the largest producers in the area. What’s next? After non-stop work for the last several years, we’re concentrating on fine-tuning our processes. Most importantly, sugar baby #2 is due in November, so all of our ducks must be in a line before the (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) season! We may install a new sugar bush in the future if the opportunity presents itself. In the mean time, we are always expanding our line of products so follow our blog and social media ( (Hidden by Airbnb) and (Hidden by Airbnb) ) to stay in the loop! Why Nova? A few reasons… Jake’s first business, a software company that developed apps for apple products, was called Nuclear Nova Software. This lead Jake and Hailee to name their first dog Nova. Nova is a Golden Retriever/German Shepherd mix born on Thanksgiving of (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) , and her silhouette is featured in the NMS logo.
Nova Maple Syrup was established in (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) with the purchase of a 100-acre property in Hartstown, Pennsylvania. The inaugural commercial syrup season began…
During your stay
We also live on this property a few hundred yards away, so will most likely be available for any questions you may have. Booking this property gives you access to discounts on maple products, and you can even request a tour of the maple operation.
We also live on this property a few hundred yards away, so will most likely be available for any questions you may have. Booking this property gives you access to discounts on mapl…
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $100