Lititz, PA 

Speedwell Forge B&B

 
465 Speedwell Forge Rd
Lititz, PA 17543 US

(717)626-1760
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Rates: $150 to $350
Total Rooms: 6
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (3 reviews)

Description

Circa 1760. Secluded in a valley in Lancaster County, just minutes from Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Speedwell Forge B&B sits on 120 acres along a creek with a cornfield, wolf sanctuary and woodlands in Lititz, Pennsylvania. Built in 1760, this historic Colonial Federal stone house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It has been painstakingly restored to maintain the quality craftsmanship it originally reflected. Family heirlooms and antiques accent the interior. Some of the accommodations feature a fireplace and whirlpool tub. The two cottages include a kitchenette. Before exploring the area, start each day with a three-course breakfast. In the evening gather to indulge in a choice of desserts.Publicity and Awards: Gwinnett Daily Post (11/5/06), Lancaster New Era, Lancaster Intelligencer-Journal, Lititz Record-Express, This Old House magazine (October 2005), Harrisburg Patriot-News (10/30/05), Blue Ridge cable 11 news, ABC Channel 27 Travel.Location: Country and Next to a natural park.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $150 to $350
Payment types accepted include Visa, American Express, Discover and Master Card.
Rooms: This property has 6 total guest accommodations with private bath, 4 with fireplaces, 3 with whirlpools, 3 cottages and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Double, Queen and King.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: We require a two night stay on weekends and most holidays.
Cancellation: When a guest makes a reservation for a stay at Speedwell Forge B&B we agree to turn away all other requests for the room you select and you agree to pay the rate quoted for the number of days you reserve it. A small bed and breakfast such as ours is significantly affected by cancellations and we appreciate your consideration of our policies. We adhere to a strict cancellation policy. Cancellations made prior to the 10 day arrival deadline will be refunded their deposit less a $35 non refundable cancellation fee. Cancellations made within 10 days or your arrival date will lose their deposit. Cancellations made two days or less will be charged the full amount of the reservation unless we are able to re-rent the room. This includes “No-shows” and premature check-outs. Vacation Insurance is available from several providers online to inexpensively protect you against unexpected events. We will make every effort to re-sell the room so that you may receive a refund. Note: Longer cancellation periods will be applied to multi-room bookings. Please call for information. Cancellations must be made directly by calling and speaking to an innkeeper or by e-mail with a confirmed response.
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises, We have two dogs and several cats.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Refrigerator, Television, Wireless Internet Access, Hair Dryer, DVD, Cable TV, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Coffeemaker, Fireplace, Bathrobes and (Not all rooms have all amenities - please call to ensure we can accommodate your needs).
Amenities On Site: Gift Shop, On a beautiful 120-acre farm with creek, Between a lake, Natural park and Wolf sanctuary.
Business Traveler Amenities: Iron/Ironing Board, Wireless Internet Access, Television, Internet Access, Modem Connection, Hair Dryer, Flexible Check in/out Times, Desk, Flexible Cancellation and Gym Nearby.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.
Spa Packages: His-and-hers one-hour massage (side by side, on site)
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Shear Sensations Salon & Day Spa
(717) 626-8780
www.shearsensations.com

Activities

Events Hosted: Meetings, Seminars, Honeymoons, Family Reunions and Romantic Getaways.
Other Activities: Wineries, Sports Events, Major College, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Amusement Park, Wolf Sanctuary of PA (on site), Hershey (30 minutes), Gettysburg (40 minutes), Philadelphia (one hour), Outlet malls, Small towns, Fine restaurants and Amish.

Historic Interest

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Lancaster County Historic Preservation Site. Built in 1760 by iron master James Old and expanded c. 1795 by his son-in-law Robert Coleman, the mansion reflects both early Colonial and Federal (Georgian) architecture. Beautifully restored in 2006, the mansion has been nominated for several preservation awards.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted) and City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: State Historical Society, National Trust and Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Cornwall Iron Furnace, Ephrata Cloister

Romantic Interest

An historic stone mansion set on 120 acres sharing the grounds with Wolf Sanctuary of PA. Come home to a simpler way of life. A treasure awaits.