Victorian Era design complete with fish scale gables, octagonal and round turret and a large veranda on three sides. Enter the home through leaded glass mahogany doors from Honduras into a four story foyer. The chandelier in the foyer and dining room ar Moruno glass from Venice Italy. The floors and trim are from local oak trees, kiln dried and milled in Lancaster County. An ebony credenza from Italy is displayed in the parlor. The guest bedrooms are furnished with a blend of Victorian, colonial and antique furniture. Each room has a full bath, balcony, fireplace, refrig and microwave. The second floor has a cozy gathering room. An elevator allows easy access to all floors. The lower level has a large open room with ping pong, pool table, excercise room. A glass door leads outside to a brick patio sorrounded with beautiful lighted landscaping, water falls and two water gardens with brightly colored fish.
5 on November 30, 2014
Hosts were helpful in suggesting places where we could find dinner. Room was beautiful. Breakfasts were great.
4.8 on November 25, 2014
The Hurst House allowed us to host our small wedding on their stunning property. My family stayed there and just adored the home as well as the beautiful views!! The wedding went off without a hitch. The accommodations were perfect and more than we expected~ fireplaces and recliners in every room! The breakfasts were delicious and we enjoyed the company of the owners as well. They made us feel like part of the family. We will definitely return to celebrate our anniversaries!!
5 on November 09, 2014
Gorgeous inn and the best view of the Amish countryside!!! The innkeepers and their staff are so warm and friendly!!
5 on November 05, 2014
the most gracious host and hostess. had a wonderful time. Bob & Lisa Byrnes
3.8 on October 28, 2014
Hurst House was lovely with a spectacular 360 degree view of surrounding farms, which we hope will stay that way. Although the ratings don't allow me to click it, I would rate Cleanliness as Outstanding. The house was meticulous both inside and outside and the hosts were more than welcoming and generous in allowing our family to have the run of the house. I would gently prod them to take into consideration dietary needs ahead of time.
5 on October 28, 2014
Attention to detail in every aspect is exceptional.
4.0 on October 22, 2014
Rich and Bert the sweetest people ever. We were made to feel right at home and every little detail was taken care. The house and surroundings were just amazing. Breakfast was wonderful and it was fun to meet and share stories with the other guest. I can't wait to go back next year. Linda & James Trawick
5 on October 20, 2014
Looking down on the swan pond was so peaceful and only added to the feel of the the stay. The room was so comfortable and cozy and the Hostess and Host were so friendly and helpful with our visit. We would do it again. Sisters, Terri and Jo
4.6 on October 14, 2014
We stayed at the Hurst House on a recent trip to Pennsylvania- we enjoyed every minute of it! What a beautiful home!
5 on October 05, 2014
Outstanding accommodations, a delicious breakfast served by warm and gracious hosts, a beautiful view of the countryside from private balconies, and a pond with swans! What more could we ask? We loved every minute! The inn on the hilltop can be seen from what seemed like a mile or more away! What a relaxing inn, complete with gathering rooms and game tables on the lower level. Bert and Rich are wonderful, thoughtful hosts who made us feel at home immediately. I can't wait to go back again!
The Victorian Rose blossoms with stately elegance. This exceptional room is furnished with a luxurious Honduran mahogany king size bed, antiques, and Victorian accessories. Enjoy a sunlit southern view of bountiful Lancaster County farms.
$150 - $170
The Flower Garden bedroom blooms with flowers. At the top of a grand sweeping staircase you will find this romantic hideaway. Discover a sumptuous, mahogany queen size bed with floral hand-stitched quilt and lace canopy. Enjoy a gorgeous view as the sun sets over beautiful Lancaster County farms. (Accessible to the Golden Pond Room.)
$150 - $170
Golden Pond glows with handsome, sunlit warmth. Located on the northwest corner it has an astonishing view of the lake and setting sun. The furniture is golden oak with a king size bed displaying a handmade patchwork Postage Stamp quilt. (Accessible to the Swan Lake Room).
$160 - $180
Swan Lake soothes your soul with hues of blue. Relax on a queen size brass bed while surrounded by the décor of graceful swans. Store your getaway apparel in an antique walnut dresser with curly wood accents. Take pleasure in a full northern view of the lake and lush valley below. Our friendly swans might just invite you to take a stroll along the lake’s shore.
$140 - $160
Bird Paradise chirps with song. This cheerfully pleasant room contains a Honduran mahogany queen size bed and beautiful Victorian lamps. Delight in a splendid northern view of the lake and scenic Lancaster County Amish farms.
$130 - $150
Farming Country, Amish Community, Airport, City, Countryside, Small town, Wine country
Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 30 miles
From Lancaster: Travel north on Route 272 to south Route 772 turn right. go into Brownstown, turn left at light onto East Main St. Turn right at west Farnersville Rd. cross bridge, go approximately 3 miles to 154 East Farmersville Rd. and our sign "The Hurst House", turn left to top of hill, Victorian House. From Ephrata and Reading: Traveling from Routes 222 and 332, go East on Route 322 approximately 2 miles. Turn right on East Farmersville Rd. (Martin's Bike Shop). Go approximately 2 1/2 miles to 154 East Farmersville Rd. and our sign "The Hurst House". Turn right, up hill to Victorian House.
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Bed and Breakfast
Library, Piano, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Walking area by the lake, Feed the swans
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi
Billiards, Walking trail, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Table Tennis