Known for her culinary skills and keen eye for presentation Marian will delight you with her delicious, hot breakfasts and exquisite afternoon teas both of which can be served in the garden gazebo by the outdoor pool or in the formal dining room of her home. The Millers' goal is to comfort and soothe you making your stay in Lancaster County as memorable and relaxing as possible. Whether you choose to relax by the pool, curl up with a book by the little garden pond or simply explore Marian's English herb and flower garden your stay at the Lavender Patch will not be forgotten. Order an English tea prepared especially for you. Served in high afternoon fashion in her formal dining room Marian will pamper and impress you with her sizable collection of fine china, crystal, silver and layers of linens. This lovely room is the focal point of the Miller Home with its room-length floor to ceiling windows overlooking the gentle slopes of the Millers' property. In pleasant weather this afternoon tea can be served to you in the garden while you relax and listen to the waterfall that spills into the shimmering pond built from rocks found along the nearby Susquehanna River. Feel free to enjoy the refreshing pool under the sun or stars anytime during your relaxing visit to The Lavender Patch.
The Miller home is conveniently situated within walking distance of the quaint, historic town of Marietta and the Susquehanna River which offers incredible views, hiking trails and fishing. Nearby fine dining and attractions such as the Sight and Sound Theatre, Hershey Amusement Park, Hershey's Chocolate World and so much more await you during your stay in Central Pennsylvania. Lancaster County also offers the most inexpensive local greenhouses boasting a wide range of greenery to suit even the most discriminating buyer. There are quilt and fabric shops galore, wonderful Dutch Country bakeries and tours of Historic or Amish interest to name only a few of all the local attractions available. The Millers have created a self-guided Amish tour and offer the opportunity to experience a dinner prepared by an Amish family and served in their own home (arranged ahead of time). No matter what your tastes may require Chet and Marian will be most helpful in assisting you to plan your Lancaster County get-away ensuring that your time with them will be an unforgettable experience.
Room Name: The Garden Room Bed Type: King Price Range: $120 - $120
A graciously appointed King size bed awaits you in this garden-themed room. The fabric headboard of the bed is hand painted with flower garden motifs as is the large, antique armoire in the corner of this cheerful room. A large selection of gardening books, cookbooks, Amish and Mennonite books await your perusal. The artwork of local Amish artists adorn the walls.
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Room Name: Sunflower Room Bed Type: Two Double Beds Price Range: $115 - $115
Hand-painted sunflowers dance on the walls of this charming, aptly named room. It is filled with cherished heirlooms including two antique double beds, lovely Chippendale chairs, and an antique drop-leaf table and hooked rug used for generations by Marian's Mennonite family. Local Mennonite artist Liz Hess' artwork brings serenity and country comfort to your stay.
Room Name: Victorian Room Bed Type: Queen Price Range: $125 - $125
Filled with Victorian antiques, this lovely room will take you back to 1860 with the formal headboard of the Queen size bed, the marble-topped dresser and the Victorian washstand. Artwork by local Mennonite artist Liz Hess adorns the walls and a down comforter on the bed waits to wrap you in its warmth. This room offers a lovely view of the surrounding countryside.
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