The Pig Shed Writer’s Retreat at Barter Lady FarmDesigned/built by artist Thomas Sterner, the Pig Shed is 30 minutes from Gettysburg and 15 minutes from McDaniel College, this unique retreat is fantastic for exploring local sites, an inspiring writer’s retreat and has ample bird watching opportunities. A simple Studio apartment features a queen sized bed and a pull-out bed, lots of natural light, incredible views and quiet, lots of quiet. Guests have access to a pond, hiking trails, a fire pit and can visit the chickens and garden area.
Gettysburg Mini FarmA quiet mini farm just outside historic Gettysburg. Private entrance for no contact. Living area, full kitchen stocked with condiments and breakfast items. One bedroom with queen bed and twin daybed with trundle. We currently have chickens, an apiary and sometimes cows. PA requires masks. We have them for you if you need them.
A Spacious, Quiet Retreat HouseThe Retreat House is deep in the country on a working farm. It features soft evening breezes, fresh country air, fireflies rising from the fields, frogs croaking in the nearby pond, starlight, moonlight, sunrise and sunset. Simple natural living with all the basic amenities and wonderful natural touches. Swing in the hammock; walk to the pond; build a fire in the fire circle. Calm and restore your soul! It is a short drive to Gettysburg and close to the Catoctin Mountains. A great getaway!