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The Little House on Mary Street

Entire cottage hosted by Colin
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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Located in the pleasant and quiet Chestnut Hill neighborhood, just a short walk from the Convention Center, Lancaster Central Market, and everything else in between!

This stunning cottage was built in the year 1880 as a retreat for the Daughter of the occupants in the historic farm house next door. It had been continuously occupied until 1969 where it was left vacant for 30 + years and finally fell into condemnation in 2016. It has been lovingly and thoughtfully brought back to life once again

The space
The Little House’s 600 square feet interior was designed to maximize functionality and comfort. It is maintained with love to ensure you feel every comfort of home. During your stay you will have the entire property to yourself this includes the following:

- A fully stocked kitchen with
*mixing bowls and food storage containers
*gas oven and cook top
*Keurig Duo machine and station with pods, flavored syrups, cream and sugar provided
*Whirlpool microwave
*Under counter fridge (complimentary refreshments)
*Island bar seating for two

- Connected to the kitchen is a cozy family room with a comfortable 2 seater sofa and ottoman. A large 50 inch smart fire TV hangs on a rustic tobacco lath wall and is easily viewed throughout the entire downstairs.

- On the first floor there is a small nook for coat, shoes and luggage storage.

- Second floor you will find a spacious and beautifully designed bedroom. Calming wallpaper, exposed brick, wooden beams and natural sunlight will have you relaxing in bed all day.
A queen bed sits in the middle of the room against a large wooden headboard with built in side tables and lights on both sides.
Functional built in dresser with slide out drawers and window seat storage. Sleep in as long as you like with curtains that are backed with “black out” fabric. Hanging in the corner is a 30 Inch fire Tv with sound bar.

- Attached to the bedroom is a full bathroom with toilet, pedestal sink, and shower. A closet with washer/dryer machine combo is located in the bathroom and available for to use for guests staying over 5 days. We will provide you with 2 detergent pods for every week you are staying. (Only use the pods provided by us as they are compatible with our washer.)
In the bathroom closet you will also find an ironing board/iron and extra towels. Full length body mirror is built into bathroom door.


Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
43" HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Netflix
Washer – In unit
Dryer – In unit
Central air conditioning
Hair dryer

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Nestled in the charming and historic "West End". Just a two minute walk from neighborhood favorites like; Luca Italian Restaurant, Chestnut Hill Cafe, West End Markets, Brendees Irish Pub and Splits & Giggles Ice Cream Parlor. A 7 block walk will get you to the heart of downtown where you will find Central Market, art galleries, Fulton Opera and countless restaurants cafes and shops. Check out our guidebook to see all our favorites and recommendations.

Hosted by Colin

Joined in August 2017
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Aussie Expat living in Lancaster with my Beautiful wife. Enjoys the company of Human beings.
During your stay
During your stay we will be available to answer any questions via phone, text or email.

Once you have booked you will be provided a house manual complete with emergency contacts, house details, wifi info and much more.
Colin is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Show more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $250
Cancellation policy