The Inn at Birches Garden

7982 Kuhn Road , Greencastle, PA 17225 USA (Show map)


The Inn at Birches Garden is a country bed and breakfast situated on a working Arabian horse farm between Greencastle and Mercersburg, PA. Located on a 50+ acre property in the beautiful Cumberland Valley 1 and 20 minutes north of Washington DC, 1 hour south of Harrisburg, PA and 3 hours west of Philadelphia, PA. The newly renovated 120 year old farm house has four bedrooms each with private baths. Enjoy a book in a hammock on the porch or in the poolside gazebo, swim in the outdoor pool, fish in the spring-fed bass pond, observe the grazing horses, walk the many nature trails, wade in the stream bordering the property, ski or golf at the local resorts and enjoy a full country breakfast served every morning. Horse owners are invited to bring their horses.The Inn at Birches Garden is an ideal country getaway.

Rooms & Rates

Oberholtzer Room

The Oberholtzer Roo named for the last family that farmed the property for a living and raised eleven children in the farm house is located on the ground floor of the Inn. The room has a queen bed, private bath with aprivate entrance to the back aptio and fire pit with a view of the southern horse pastures.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $185 - $185

Peter Kuhn Room

The Peter Kuhn Room, named for the original settler of the property, has lush red walls that compliment the exposed log walls of the original inn structure. The room has a queen bed and private bathroom as well as access to the upstairs wrap-around porch with lounge chairs and a hammock with views of the southern horse pastures.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

The Conococheague Suite

The Conococheague Suite, named for the stream that borders the property, can be rented as a two bedroom room suite or as two separate bedrooms. Each room has a queen bed with a connecting private bathroom. Rented as a suite the rate is $220.00. Rented individually the room rates are $150.00 & $125.00 nightly

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $220 - $220

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Location Type



Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington) 90 miles

Directions to property:

From Washington DC – 1hr 20 minutes –Take I-495 to I-270 north. Take I-270 north to I-70 west to I-81 north. Take I -81 north to exit 3, Molly Pitcher Highway/Rt 11 in PA for Greencastle. At off ramp turn left onto Rt 11 north to intersection at second light. Turn left at light onto Rt 16 west for approximately 3-4 miles. At 1st full crossroad turn right onto Rabbit Road.. Continue approximately 1.4 miles cross bridge at bottom of steep hill, continue for 400 to 500 yards . Take 1st lane on the right to The Inn at Birches Garden.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Golf Courses, Mercersburg Academy, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Country Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, Washer/dryer, Wired internet , swiming pool/outdoor, fishing pond, nature trails

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Turndown Service

On-site activities

Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Swimming pool

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  • Check In:: 4PM
  • Check Out:: 11AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Smoking allowed on porches, patio & pool areas
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: No Guests must be 18 or older
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: $50.00 deposit required upon booking of each room
  • Cancellations: Full refund of booking fee if notified 5 days before check-in date
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Karen Geesaman

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Dogs , 10 horses, 2 donkeys

About the innkeepers

Retired from a career in advertising in NYC and as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Ms Geesaman has recently settled into her role as innkeeperand owner of The Inn at Birches Garden. Her interests are Arabian horses, decorative arts, theater and graphic design and culinary arts.

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  • Time Served: 8 - 9 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

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