“It’s time to gather at the lake”

The Pre-Civil War Barn is a truly unique vacation rental that offers exquisite views and access to Keen Lake and an even better vintage experience as you stay in what used to be a mid-1800s Blacksmith shop. This apartment unit, the upper floor of what was once a Blacksmith shop in the mid-1800’s, offers a beautiful view of the beach and lake from a private front deck.

The Pre-Civil War Barn

Available in-season. Sleeps 8.

Rates & Booking

Unit Value Nightly
4/26 to 6/21,
9/2 to 10/10
Prime Nightly
6/22 to 8/31
The Pre-Civil War Barn $190 $240 $1,395 $260
Additional Persons (4 & under are free) $10 per person Daily, $50 per person Weekly
Docking Fees (your boat, kayak, inflatable) FREE
Pets – two per unit maximum $50 per pet
Security Deposit $200 (add $50 if bringing pets)
  • Rates are based upon four (4) person occupancy. Additional Persons are $10 per person per night or $50 per person per week plus applicable sales tax. Maximum occupancy is 8 people.
  • There is no charge for children four years of age and younger, but they must be counted towards the maximum occupancy for the unit.
  • Security Deposit: $200
  • You must be at least 25 years old to reserve a Rental Unit.
  • Pet Fees: $50 per pet with a maximum of two pets. Pets also incur an additional $50 charge on your security deposit.
  • Daily activity program begins mid-June and ends last week of August. Weekend activities from second weekend in May to mid-June and Labor Day to Columbus Day Weekend
  • Pool opens Memorial Weekend and closes mid-September.
  • Prime Season: all lakefront and select cottages are rented by the week only. Minimum 7-night reservations are available from Saturday to Saturday only.
  • All Holiday Rentals are a 3-night Minimum.
  • We reserve the right to change or modify pricing without notice or obligation.

Fees & Deposits: Taxes on rental properties in Wayne County Pennsylvania are assessed at 9 percent (Pennsylvania State Sales Tax is 6%, Wayne County Hotel Room Tax is 3%.)  

Security Deposits: Upon your arrival, we require that you provide us with credit card information (MasterCard, Visa, Discover) as security against which sums required to pay for damage, breakage, or extraordinary housecleaning may be charged. No fees are charged at this time.  Your credit card information is kept on file in a secure location. Upon your departure, our housekeeping staff will inspect your unit. After a good report is received (99.9 percent of rentals fall into this category), your credit card information will be shredded and an email sent confirming this.) Should damage occur, we will contact you before any charges are made.


  • Please leave the unit in the condition in which you find it.
  • Please wash dishes and put them away.
  • Please bag garbage and place in garbage cans located outside the unit.
  • Please remove all personal items, including food.

Cottage Reservation Payment Requirements

  • Reservations are accepted with an initial 1/2 deposit upon booking.
  • Balance due 30 days prior to arrival (security deposit due upon arrival)
  • Personal Checks are accepted as advance deposit only.
  • Payment of any additional balance on arrival may be paid via Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Traveler’s Checks, money order or cash.
  • An ATM is on premises.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received more than 90 days prior to check-in will be entitled to refund of deposit less $100 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations received less than 90 days prior to check-in will result in forfeiture of deposit.

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