The Picket Fence Home

This Amish Country Vacation Home is a heartwarming vacation rental with a wonderful heritage. Built sometime in the late 18th or early 19th century; it truly represents the heart of Lancaster County culture. With its picket fence and folk country décor this house located in the Village of Intercourse has been called home by Amish and village families alike for over a century.

Ample Accommodations

(sleeps up to 15)
The Picket Fence Home vacation rental brings the warmth and beauty of this old world home to life in color and design. Updated with all the modern amenities of the 21st century there’s plenty of room in this four bedroom home to bring family and friends. The living room with its old heritage colors and corner cupboard creates a relaxing atmosphere at the end of a busy day of shopping and sightseeing in Lancaster County. Meal times are a special treat as you gather round the large farm table with accompanying bench seat as you take in the sunrise or sunset.

Sweet dreams are found in any of its four bedrooms. Downstairs find a relaxing retreat in a wrought-iron king-sized bed. Climb the center staircase to three more bedrooms and a spacious bathroom with floor to ceiling cupboards. The two rooms to the top left are a perfect suite. A captured room in the front has sullen tones and rustic wood walls, while the second room is perfect for a group of children with its two bunk style beds. The third room at the top of the stairs with its rustic walls has several beds (queen and bunk beds) with plenty of room to spare. The folk and primitive décor enhance the beauty of this old home. Climb the traditional center staircase to three more folk and primitive country bedrooms. The second room’s rustic, country charm is complete with a queen-size bed and spacious closet. The over-sized, rustic charm of the third bedroom has plenty of space for stretching out with two queen beds and one twin bed. The fourth room is perfect for kids with a twin bunk bed, plus another twin bed. With two and a half bathrooms – large families vacation comfortably in this Amish Country Vacation Home.

If you have additional guests and need more room, consider renting rooms at the Best Western PLUS Intercourse Village Inn which is just across the street from this home.

Just Outside

Step out the back door and have a picnic barbeque on the back patio (fence pictured in photo has been removed) or just take in the quiet, calmness of small town life. The front porch is perfect for rocking and watching the Amish buggies go by.

If adventure is what you are looking for there are plenty of things to do in our town and the Lancaster area. Walk across the street to the Kitchen Kettle Villages, The Old Candle Barn and other shops like Zimmerman’s Country store where country and primitive treasures abound. Our spa is just two houses away – where tranquility and relaxation are waiting.


  • Bedroom #1 - King bed, TV, located on 1st floor (sleeps 2)
  • Bedroom #2 - Queen bed, TV, located on 2nd floor (sleeps 2)
  • Bedroom #3 - Bunk bed with double on bottom and twin bed on top, plus 1 additional twin bed, located on 2nd floor (sleeps 4)
  • Bedroom #4 - 2 Queen beds, 1 twin bed, TV, located on the 2nd floor (sleeps 5)
  • Family Room - Queen size pull out sofa bed (sleeps 2)

Weekly Rates - Picket Fence Home

  • Mar, Apr, May & Nov: $1475.00
  • June, July & August: $1925.00
  • September & October: $1725.00 
  • December, Jan & Feb: $1150.00
  • Nightly Rates (2 night minimum)
  • Weekday Rates: $179.00 – $449.00*
  • Friday/Saturday Rate: $189.00 – $469.00*


Check availability and make reservations

If relaxing is what you have in mind, check out our Spa packages and other specials to make your relaxation complete.