AirBnB in Lancaster PA

Welcome to Freedom Home – Your Charming AirBnB in Lancaster, PA

Step into a majestic 1876 mansion, blending historic elegance with modern comfort. Freedom Home is an AirBnB home rental nestled in the heart of historic Columbia, PA, and offers 15 spacious rooms, including a first-floor master suite and a private courtyard. Freedom Home is the perfect blend of historic charm and modern comfort. With its spacious rooms, original features, and thoughtful amenities, this charming AirBnB is perfect for families and groups seeking a memorable stay in Lancaster County.

Experience Historic Elegance in the Heart of Lancaster County

Located just off Route 30, Freedom Home places you at the gateway to Lancaster County’s rich history and vibrant attractions. This 1876 historic gem, once home to a Civil War veteran and the town’s doctor, retains many of its original details, including stunning floors and lighting fixtures that have stood the test of time, custom woodworking, and intricate details that transport you back to yesteryear. 

Just steps away from the front door, you’ll find the scenic Susquehanna River, charming downtown Columbia, and an array of trails, shops, and museums waiting to be explored.

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Spacious Accommodations with Modern Amenities

Freedom Home boasts 3,300+ square feet of living space with 15 large rooms, ensuring plenty of room for everyone you bring. With 5 beautifully appointed bedrooms, 2 full tub-shower bathrooms, and a variety of inviting common areas, there’s no shortage of space to relax and unwind. The mansion features 12’+ ceilings, original floors, and beautiful views of the backyard courtyard. Freedom Home is also equipped with modern amenities, including a stocked kitchen, laundry room, game room, and a dedicated workspace with an extra HD monitor.

Every detail at Freedom Home has been carefully curated to provide a comfortable and enjoyable stay for all our AirBnB guests.

An Ideal Gathering Space for Families and Groups

Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a reunion, a special event like a bridal or baby shower, or simply a vacation to kick back and unwind, Freedom Home is the ideal gathering place that can double as both an AirBnB and venue for your special occasion. Our spacious rooms, including two parlor lounges, a game room, and a grand dining room, offer the perfect setting for creating lasting memories. 

In addition to the indoor rooms, the outdoor patio and backyard balconies provide additional space for relaxation and gatherings, making it easy to host groups overnight up to 10 guests in comfort and style and even larger gatherings for get togethers. 

Spacious and Comfortable Sleeping Areas at Freedom Home

Taylor Suite 

Step into the Taylor Suite, a charming main floor bedroom that offers convenience and comfort. Directly adjacent to a full bathroom equipped with support bars in the tub shower, this suite is ideal for guests who prefer easy accessibility. With views of the backyard and patio, this room provides a serene retreat. Historically, this room was used by Dr. Taylor in the early 1900s for his medical practice.

  • Queen bed
  • Closet
  • Bathroom suite connected
  • Backyard views

Burning Bridge Suite 

Located on the second floor, the Burning Bridge Suite is steeped in history and elegance. The room features two closets and offers picturesque views of the backyard. The suite is named after the historic burning of the longest covered bridge in the world, which played a significant role just days before the Battle of Gettysburg here in Columbia.

  • Queen bed
  • 2 closets
  • Window AC
  • Dresser and mirror
  • Backyard views

Bethel Room 

The Bethel Room is perfect for those who appreciate a touch of whimsy and history. This room features a late 1800’s Chronicles of Narnia-inspired wardrobe and blackout velvet drapes. It comfortably sleeps two adults or children in a full-size trundle bed. Enjoy views of the historic Mount Bethel graveyard with its scenic walking trails.

  • 2 single beds (trundle)
  • 1 closet
  • 1 armoire
  • Window AC
  • Large sofa chair and ottoman
  • Locust Street views

Wrights Room

Named after John Wright, the founder of Columbia, the Wrights Room is the largest bedroom in the house. This room features a cozy fireplace, two closets, a full-size couch, and a TV. Enjoy stunning views of Locust Street and the historic graveyard across the street, which is the final resting place of Wright’s daughter.

  • Queen bed
  • 2 closets
  • 1 full size couch
  • Window AC
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Locust Street views

Upper Room 

The Upper Room is a recently renovated attic space that has quickly become a favorite among guests. This vintage-inspired room features comfortable sunlit seating and offers breathtaking views over Mount Bethel Cemetery. It’s the perfect hideaway from the rest of the house.

  • Queen bed
  • 1 chaise lounge
  • 1 comfy chair
  • Window AC
  • Mount Bethel views

Game Room 

Our third-floor Game Room is a haven for fun and relaxation. It features a Joyland couch bed, a desk, a yoga mat, books, and a puzzle table. The room is equipped with a TV and a Nintendo 64 gaming system with four controllers, making it a perfect spot for both kids and adults to unwind and have some fun.

  • Queen pullout couch bed
  • 1 full size couch
  • Window AC
  • Fireplace
  • 1 desk and HD monitor
  • TV
  • Locust Street views

Each of these unique rooms at Freedom Home provides a blend of historic charm and modern comfort, ensuring a memorable stay for all our guests. Whether you are visiting for a family vacation, a group gathering, or a special event, our spacious and thoughtfully designed accommodations will make your stay truly exceptional.

Explore Nearby Attractions in Lancaster County

Freedom Home’s prime location offers easy access to a variety of popular attractions. Discover the charm of Amish Country, explore local markets and museums, or take a short drive to Spooky Nook Sports, Downtown Lancaster, Dutch Wonderland, Sight and Sound Theatre, and Hershey Park. With Lancaster County at your fingertips, the options are endless for things to do, see, and explore locally. 

Whether you’re interested in outdoor activities, shopping, or cultural experiences, there’s something for everyone just a stone’s throw away.

Relax in Our Cozy Outdoor Spaces

Our historic home is complemented by inviting outdoor areas, perfect for morning coffee or afternoon tea. Whatever the season, these outdoor areas invite you to come relax and reset. Enjoy the private courtyard and the serene backyard, complete with a private patio and balconies that offer a peaceful retreat after a day of exploring. 

The second-floor game room and lounge also open onto a walkout balcony overlooking the back patio, water fountain, and yard. These cozy outdoor spaces are ideal for group activities or simply unwinding in the fresh air and take in the serene views. 

Enjoy Local Dining and Shopping

Columbia offers many shops, restaurants, and community events that you can enjoy while staying at Freedom Home. Just a block away from Freedom Home, you’ll find a delightful array of dining and shopping options to explore. Stroll to nearby cafes, coffee shops, and restaurants like Starview Brews, enjoy a coffee and a treat at Home Goodies Cafe, or browse the unique offerings at the Columbia Market House. 

From antique shops and boutiques to microbreweries and artisan stores, the local area provides endless opportunities for exploration and enjoyment just a short walk away, offering unique finds and local charm.

Why Choose Freedom Home for Your Stay in Lancaster, PA?

Choosing Freedom Home means choosing a stay filled with charm, history, and modern comforts unlike any other. If you’re looking for a truly special place to make memories with friends and family, Freedom Home is the place for you. 

Our spacious and meticulously maintained property offers a unique experience, blending historic elegance with today’s conveniences. With its prime location, accommodating facilities, and thoughtful amenities, Freedom Home stands out as the best choice for your Lancaster getaway. And our dedication to making your stay the very best possible isn’t just a policy – it’s a promise. 

Our Promise to You

5-Star Experience

A personal, thoughtful experience you’ll never forget.

Excellence In Details

Every detail is carefully curated for your experience in Columbia, PA.

Easy Communication

Honest, authentic, and clear communication so that you know all you need to enjoy your stay.

The best AirBnB in Lancaster

  • Transparent Pricing: No hidden fees or surprise charges.
  • Charming Historic Property: Experience the unique blend of historic elegance and modern amenities in our beautifully restored 1876 mansion.
  • Ideal for Families and Groups: Spacious accommodations perfect for family gatherings, special events, and group stays.
  • Prime Location: Conveniently located near popular Lancaster County attractions, including Amish Country, Spooky Nook Sports, and local dining and shopping venues.
  • Exceptional Guest Experience: Our commitment to providing a 5-star experience ensures a memorable and comfortable stay for every guest.

Guest Reviews and Testimonials

“ We had an absolutely magical stay at Freedom Home. The house itself was immaculate with intricate detail in every room. The decor was stunning as seen in the photos. We all agreed that the beds were perfectly comfortable. Each room had its own charm which I loved! There was plenty of space to host a proper girls trip with endless games and a seating area so that all of us were comfortable. We loved that the shops and dining options were within walking distance to us. There were so many great antique shops, boutiques, and restaurants to discover. I truly cannot wait to come back to discover even more hidden gems.” 

– Alison Macdonald, 5-Star Google Review 

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Transparent and Simple Pricing for Your Stay at Freedom Home

At Freedom Home, we believe in straightforward and honest pricing with no hidden fees. Our aim is to provide you with a seamless booking experience, ensuring you know exactly what to expect when planning your stay.

No Hidden Fees

Our fees are clear and upfront.

Booking Fee

To secure your reservation, we charge a flat non-refundable booking fee of $250. This fee confirms your stay once we verify the availability of your desired dates.

Instant Booking Available

Good news! You can book and pay instantly through our site. (Please review our cancellation and security deposit policies for full details.)

General Nightly Rates

Our nightly rates range from $250 to $650, depending on the season, special offers, length of stay (longer stays enjoy better discounts), and the specific nights of the week. We also offer special last-minute deals if there are no bookings in the upcoming week, providing you with fantastic opportunities for a great stay at an unbeatable price.

No Listing or Platform Fees

Unlike other platforms, we do not charge any additional listing or platform fees. This means no extra charges like those found on AirBnB or VRBO!

Cleaning Fees

We charge a one-time cleaning fee based on the duration of your stay:

  • 1-2 days: $297
  • 3-7 days: $349
  • 7+ days: $395

Pet Policy

Please note that we do not allow pets at Freedom Home to maintain the property’s historic integrity and cleanliness for all guests.

Local and State Boarding Tax

As a licensed and approved overnight stay “hotel” in Pennsylvania, we are required to collect a 4.1% Hotel Tax and a 2.3% Boarding Tax.

Damages Deposit

For stays involving pets (if exceptions are made) or children under 6, we reserve the right to hold a $250 damages fee deposit to cover any potential accidents or property damage.

Book Your Stay at Freedom Home Today

Ready to experience the charm and comfort of Freedom Home? Book your stay with us today and start planning your unforgettable Lancaster getaway. You can explore availability by booking on your site or through AirBnB. Check out current rates, reserve your future dates, and see what others have to say about their time staying with us. 

We look forward to welcoming you!

Directions and Transportation

Freedom Home is conveniently located just off Route 30 in Columbia, PA. Easily accessible from major highways and close to local attractions, getting here is simple. For those flying in, Harrisburg International Airport is a short drive away. On-site parking is available for our guests.

How Can We Make Your Stay a 5-Star Experience? 

Have questions or need more information about Freedom Home? We’re here to help! Contact us at 717-371-7041 or fill out our online inquiry form

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Freedom Home

How do I book a stay at Freedom Home? 

Booking your stay at Freedom Home is easy and straightforward. Simply visit our website, select your desired dates, and pay the flat non-refundable booking fee of $250 to secure your reservation. We also offer instant booking and payment options. Please review our cancellation and security deposit policies for more details.

What is the pet policy at Freedom Home?

To maintain the property’s historic integrity and cleanliness for all guests, we do not allow pets at Freedom Home. This ensures a comfortable and allergy-free environment for everyone.

Can you tell me more about the history of Freedom Home?

Freedom Home is a majestic 1876 mansion built by a Civil War veteran. The home is full of historic charm, featuring original light fixtures, intricate custom woodworking, and a secret room – you have to come stay with us to see it for yourself! It’s located just blocks from where the Underground Railroad operated, adding a rich layer of historical significance to your stay and conveniently located near Lancaster, PA. 

What amenities does Freedom Home offer?

Freedom Home offers a blend of historic elegance and modern comforts. With 15 rooms, including 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room, craft room, study, and family/game room, the home provides ample space and amenities for a comfortable stay. Guests also have access to a private courtyard and outdoor seating areas.

How many guests can Freedom Home accommodate?

Freedom Home can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests. The property features 3 queen beds, 1 trundle bed (two singles in one room), and 1 Joyland queen-size couch bed, making it ideal for families, groups, and special gatherings.

What are the cleaning fees and other costs associated with staying at Freedom Home?

We charge a one-time cleaning fee based on the duration of your stay:

  • 1-2 days: $297
  • 3-7 days: $349
  • 7+ days: $395 

Additionally, Pennsylvania requires us to collect a 4.1% Hotel Tax and a 2.3% Boarding Tax. If pets or children under 6 are part of your stay, we may hold a $250 damages deposit.

What attractions are nearby Freedom Home?

Freedom Home is conveniently located near a variety of attractions, including Spooky Nook Sports (15 mins), Downtown Lancaster (20 mins), Amish farms and attractions (20 mins), Sight and Sound Theatre (30 mins), and Hershey Park (40 mins). You can also enjoy local cafes, antique shops, the Columbia Market House, and the scenic Susquehanna River, all within walking distance.

Is Freedom Home suitable for hosting events or gatherings?

Absolutely! Freedom Home is perfect for family gatherings, special events like bridal showers and baby showers, and group stays. With its spacious rooms, modern amenities, and historic charm, it provides an ideal setting for memorable occasions.