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The Lightner Farmhouse

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  • Average1%
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“walnut cottage”(37 reviews)
“civil war”(33 reviews)
“field hospital”(13 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location, colorful grounds, historic building, fabulous innkeeps; fantastic breakfast, and a delightful pug dog! Definetly the best B&B we ever stayed in - strongly recommend; you’ll be glad you should Ayer there...

Thank Sensei-01913
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded 1 week ago

So glad you could "feel" the history of the house and the property. We are very blessed to be caretakers for it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second stay was as wonderful as our first four years ago. Away from the hustle and bustle of Gettysburg, this B and B is so convenient yet has the quiet and calm of the country. Dennis and Eileen are perfect hosts. Rooms are comfortable...More

Thank Amy C
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded 1 week ago

And please don't stay away another 13 years! It was delightful reconnecting with you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and 19 year old son stayed in the Walnut Cottage, which is ideal for families. Eileen and Dennis gave us a very warm welcome. My husband and I very much enjoyed the provided written historical information about the Battle of Gettysburg and Civil...More

Thank lauriealavelle
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This was our third time staying a the Lightner B&B. All 3 times have been delightful! Second time for use staying in the pine room at the top of the house. Very roomy and private with TV and many historical books on the Civil War....More

Thank jbenson8212
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded May 1, 2018

It was good to see you again and as I said “come back to see the cat”

Reviewed April 18, 2018

I wish that we could have stayed more than one night at this beautiful farmhouse bed & breakfast. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and her husband, who gave us a brief history of the house and it's role in the battle of Gettysburg....More

Thank elizanAustin
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$154 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$154 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Wolfiewife
December 31, 2016|
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Response from gettysburggal35 | Property representative |
Sorry, we do not.
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palosverdesgirl
January 28, 2016|
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Response from debjed | Reviewed this property |
The Inn is a straight shot, maybe 10-12 miles from everything! Very Convenient!!!
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WiryGal
October 26, 2015|
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Response from gettysburggal35 | Property representative |
Yes, we have the Cedar Room on the first floor. It is accessible either from the side porch with a few steps onto the porch or it can be accessed from the patio going into the sunroom and through the kitchen to get to the... More
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"The Walnut Cottage offered a separate entrance, private porch and two level accomodation."
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"We were in the Cedar Room and it has an outside entrance which was convenient."
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"All rooms are beautiful with private baths, one option is an attached cottage."
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"Loved the cedar room!"
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