Cozy Bed and Breakfast for a Weekend Getaway near Doylestown, PennsylvaniaDoylestown, Pennsylvania (United States)
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This weekend getaway is located at a historic bed and breakfast on a working sheep farm near Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and can accommodate two guests. It consists of one bedroom and one private bathroom. Originally the library of a manor dating back to 1790, the bedroom features a four-poster king-size bed flanked by nightstands and wall-mounted bedside lamps, an armchair, bookshelves full of books, and windows through which guests can enjoy views of the farm's sheep pastures.
Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a flatscreen television with cable, and a window air conditioner. Linens and towels are provided. Guests will also enjoy shared access to a living room and a dining room, where they will be served a complimentary farm-to-table breakfast. Outside, they will find a front porch with an array of rocking chairs and a side porch with Adirondack chairs and an umbrellaed patio table. Around the 10-acre grounds of the bed and breakfast, guests will find amenities such as a hammock, a swing, and open walking paths. Read More
- Running water
- Cell service
- King-size bed
- Lounge/Living room
- Outdoor furniture
- Dining room
Inside the main residence of the bed and breakfast, guests will enjoy shared access to a living room and a dining room, where they will be served a complimentary farm-to-table breakfast. Outside, they will find a front porch with an array of rocking chairs and a side porch with Adirondack chairs and an umbrellaed patio table. Around the 10-acre grounds of the bed and breakfast, guests will find amenities such as a hammock, a swing, walking paths, and a rustic, wood-floored barn that can host special events for up to 75 people.Read More
This site can host weddings and other special events, with catering available as well. Guests should contact the host for more information.
Location + Surroundings
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This accommodation is located at a historic bed and breakfast in Holicong, Pennsylvania, where it is situated on a 10-acre working sheep farm in the countryside of Buckingham Township in Bucks County. Strolling the grounds of the farm, guests will find sheep pastures and meadows dotted with trees and laced with open trails. Set about halfway between Doylestown and New Hope, the farm's location provides guests with a rustic setting in which they can enjoy the peace and quiet of rural life, while at the same time enjoying convenient proximity to both a variety of natural environments and in-town amenities.
Within a half-hour drive from the farm, guests can reach a number of parks, preserves, and outdoor recreation areas, including Nockamixon State Park, Washington Crossing State Park, Delaware Canal State Park, Tyler State Park, Ralph Stover State Park, Dark Hollow, Baldpate Mountain, Tohickon Valley Park, the Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, the Bull's Island Recreation Area, and the 110-acre nature preserve of the Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow. About 10 miles to the west, guests will find one of the parks that is closest to the farm, Peace Valley Park, which surrounds the shores of Lake Galena. Here, guests can explore 14 miles of hiking and biking trails that wind through meadows filled with wildflowers, such as sunflowers, trout lilies, and loosestrifes, and woods composed of dogwoods, spicebushes, cedars, viburnums, oaks, maples, ashes, and tulip trees. Exploring the trails, guests may encounter a variety of wildlife, including deer, groundhogs, muskrats, and squirrels, along with many birds, such as woodpeckers, finches, cardinals, sparrows, and titmice.
The historic towns of Doylestown and New Hope are both about 12 minutes from the farm. In Doylestown, guests will find attractions such as the Mercer Museum, the James A Michener Art Museum, the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, and the Fonthill mansion. At New Hope, they will find the Bucks County Playhouse and a variety of gourmet restaurants, boutique shops, art galleries, nightlife spots, and live music venues, all set along the western bank of the Delaware River. The farm is about an hour and 10 minutes from Philadelphia, where the nearest international airport is located. Read More
- Whitewater rafting
- Stand-up paddleboarding
For outdoor recreation and enjoyment of nature, guests will find a variety of options within half an hour of the accommodation. At Peace Valley Park, for example, guests can go hiking and biking on 14 miles of trails, birdwatching for the more than 250 species of birds that have been sighted in the park, and fishing, canoeing, and sailing on Lake Galena.
The park is also home to a Special Wildlife Area, which visitors are not allowed to enter, but can observe from atop the Chapman Road bridge. From this vantage point, they may see birds such as ospreys, cormorants, kingfishers, herons, and egrets. For more birdwatching opportunities, guests can visit the 110-acre nature preserve of the Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow.
More trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing can be found at Baldpate Mountain, Tyler State Park, and Nockamixon State Park. At these last two of these parks, guests can also go swimming, fishing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, and ice skating on Neshaminy Creek and Lake Nockamixon. For canoeing, kayaking, tubing, and rafting on the Delaware River, guests can head to the Bull's Island Recreation Area.
For gourmet dining, boutique shopping, art gallery browsing, guests will find a variety of options in the historic riverside town of New Hope, where they can also attend performances at the Bucks County Playhouse. In Doylestown, guests can visit attractions such as such as the Mercer Museum, the James A Michener Art Museum, the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, and the Fonthill mansion.
- No smoking
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
- You will receive a full refund for the remaining nights and charged for one full nights stay if you cancel within 24 hours.
Smoking is permitted outside only.