- Amish dairy farm
- central Lancaster County location
- self-serve continental breakfast
- private guesthouse
- ground floor bedroom & bath
The Killdeer Farm Guesthouse is situated on a scenic farm property in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This Amish Farm Stay is less than a mile from the village of Intercourse (walkable!) and within a short drive of countless attractions which make Lancaster County such a popular vacation destination. Sylvan and his family invite you to enjoy this unique and authentic Amish farm experience. Guests staying 2 or more nights are offered a short tour of this working dairy farm (weather & schedule permitting).
The guesthouse has four bedrooms, a full kitchen and two bathrooms (one is in the semi-basement). There’s a full bath & bedroom on the ground floor. A self-serve continental breakfast is provided and guests may prepare meals in the guesthouse kitchen. This is a rare opportunity to stay at one of the few Old Order Amish Bed and Breakfast farms in Lancaster PA. The Amishtown Farm Guesthouse offers an authentic taste of Amish life that most Lancaster County tourists never get to experience.
- Private guesthouse; you will be the only lodgers
- Full kitchen, sitting room & ground floor bedroom & bathroom
- Sleeps 8 in four bedrooms (4 queen beds).
- Guesthouse has solar provided electricity, no AC, WiFi or TV
- 2 or more nights: $115 per/night for 2 people, $15 each additional adult (over 12 years of age), $5 per child
- For a 1 night stay there is a $25 surcharge
- tax of 7.1% and booking fees not included in above rates
- Please click here to check availability & book online.
If you have any questions, please send us a message via our contact form. We will normally respond to your request within 24 hours. If the lodging you’re interested in is already booked, we will suggest some other possibilities for you to consider. Our Amish Bed and Breakfast tends to get booked up months in advance so consider making your reservation early!
To see a wider selection of beautiful Lancaster County farm bed and breakfasts and guesthouses please visit our sister website: Lancaster Farm Bed and Breakfast.
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My wife and I have stayed a number of times at the Killdeer Farm Guesthouse. Each and every time we have been welcomed like it was our home. The hospitality by this wonderful family is top notch as they go above and beyond to make us comfortable and have an experience you will never forget. There is no better place to stay in Lancaster. The house is clean, comfortable and decorated great. If you want a true authentic Amish experience look no where else except Killdeer Farm Guesthouse.
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My wife and I had a nice, relaxing long weekend. Sylvan, Sadie, and Abram are very gracious hosts. The guesthouse was large, clean and very comfortable. People come from all over the world to visit with the Amish in Lancaster. There is something substantial and special here. I would invite you to stay at Killdeer to experience this..
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Our stay at Killdeer was wonderful. Sylvan and Sadie are beautiful people. Was very impressed in how well they take care of their animals and their guests. Enjoyed visiting with the family. The accommodations where excellent and very clean. We are already planning our next visit to Killdeer farm.
Our family had such a lovely time at the Esh family's farm! Sylvan, Sadie and their children were very friendly, welcoming, hospitable, and we loved spending time chatting with them. Our small children loved every minute of their time on the farm and didn't want to leave to visit anywhere else! It was such a joy to talk with Sylvan about milking the cows, farm equipment, and Amish life. It was wonderful chatting with Sadie about motherhood and preparing for big weddings! Lydia was also very sweet when she brought a puppy for our young kids to pet and when she brought them on a quick buggy ride around the barn! We didn't want to leave! We hope to return soon to visit the Esh family again and stay in their wonderful guesthouse! We cannot recommend the Killdeer Farm Guesthouse more highly!
Thank you for your review. I'm glad your Amish Farm Stay with the Esh family was so memorable!
We loved this place! Did not want to leave! Very nice family, hard workers. The house, the grounds, everything was so clean and manicured. Loved talking to Sadie and Sylvan. Such nice people. Experiencing farm life was so interesting. Their animals are all so well taken care of......and spoiled! Everything about the stay was great! The house has everything you could possibly need and so comfortable We will definitely be going back when they get the goats!
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We were met in a driving rainstorm by Lydia and Sadie. Sadie then welcomed us and showed us the guest house. She spent over an hour with us just talking to us and answering questions. She really made us feel welcome. We had an extended family of 10 and they allowed us to stay even though supposed to be 8. Sadie offered us extra bedding but we had extra cots already. The guest house was very clean and nice but the highlights were spending time with their family and learning about their way of life. Some of the activities we got to enjoy were a tour of the farm by Sadie, a pony ride in a cart by Sylvan's mother, a croquet game with Lydia and her friends(then another one the next morning after the chores were done), a tour of the one room schoolhouse with Lydia, a milking lesson with Sylvan and Lydia at 6:15am(they let us sleep in an extra 45 min), enjoyed singing from their youth group, carriage ride. to market to take three calves to sell. On top of all this my brother's van would not start when we were supposed to go home and Sylvan recommended an Amish friend that fixed it that same day for less than it would have cost back home. While we were waiting past the check out time Sylvan, Sadie, and Lydia sat and talked with us and Sadie showed us her beautiful quilt she was working on! The family is amazing and on the way home the kids were wanting to order a croquet set and planning to come back when Sight and Sound starts a new show. Like Esther my family and I believe God put us with Sylvan and his family for such a time as this! To see a family so dedicated to God, family, and friends was a great lesson to us all.
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Our stay at Killdeer Farm Guesthouse was amazing! It was better than I could have hoped for. Sylvan and Sadie and their precious children were very welcoming and spent a lot of time visiting with us. They answered all our questions and showed us around the farm. Our accommodations were beautiful and very clean. I can’t wait to return!
My daughter and I stayed at Kildeer Farm in January
It was an absolutely amazing stay. Our guesthouse was spotless and we could not have asked for more for our accommodations. Sylvan and his family welcomed us graciously right from the start. We spent a lot of time with the family and we learned a lot about their farm life
I highly recommend Kildeer Farm and the Lancaster County Farm experience. We cannot wait to return
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This house was by far the most cleanest house. Rooms are huge and lots of sunlight. The hosts- Sadie was very friendly and so as her daughter Lydia and smiled all the time. We were 2 families with 3 small kids and we had a blast. Touring the barn and watching the cows being milked was perfect experience for the kids. Everything you see in the pictures is the way you will find.
I would definitely recommend this house and we can't wait to return to this house.
Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your Amish Farm Stay at the Killdeer Farm Guesthouse.
We were excited to return to Killdeer Farm and it was even more amazing than our first stay. The first morning we woke up in time to watch the birth of a calf and a few hours later witnessed a second birth. We were allowed to participate in the daily chores of milking, feeding and cleaning the cows, horses and mules. Which is done twice a day by the entire family. The Esh family exudes love and faith in everything they do. We consider Sylvan, Sadie, Abram and Lydia very special friends.
Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your return visit to Killdeer Farm!