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Historic Downtown Mercersburg Home near Whitetail

Doug is a superhost.

Historic Downtown Mercersburg Home near Whitetail

16+ guests8 bedrooms10 beds5.5 bathrooms
16+ guests
8 bedrooms
10 beds
5.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
13 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Doug is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Perfect Home for Family Reunions. Great internet and sparkling clean. A Regal Delight, Immense, 8Br 5 1/2 Ba Home in Lovely Historic Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Boyhood hometown of James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States. 7 Miles to Whitetail Ski Resort. It is believed to be built circa 1830. Walking distance to shops, restaurants, civil war sites, and historical Mercersburg Academy founded in 1893. Hardwood floors throughout. Favorite of ski enthusiasts in the Mid-Atlantic.


Hot water
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed
Bedroom 4
1 super king bed
Bedroom 5
1 king bed
Bedroom 6
1 king bed
Bedroom 7
1 king bed
Bedroom 8
1 super king bed,2 single beds


Well-lit path to entrance
Wide doorway to the main entrance



17 reviews
Jolyne User Profile
November 2019
This is a wonderful place to stay. We held our large family Thansgiving here. We like the space and the coffee shop and bar/restaurant down the street. The hosts were awesome.,
Joanne User Profile
November 2019
Great for a large group!
Ellen User Profile
November 2019
We were a group of climate activists who came here for a work+ play weekend retreat. We really enjoyed our time here; it is a great house for groups to enjoy together. Doug was very responsive and the place is awesome and historic! We enjoyed his recommended hike at Cowans Gap…
Jo User Profile
October 2019
What a wonderful home for a family weekend. Whether wandering down to the coffee shop, fiddling with the piano, hanging out in the back yard, or staging a shuffleboard tournament, we had 3 generations of good fun. Thank you!
Liz & Brian User Profile
Liz & Brian
September 2019
Doug & Shelia’s space was very cool and that statement doesn’t even do it justice! Plenty of room if you have a group of folks from out of town in need of a place to stay. Doug & Shelia were very responsive and provided tips of stuff to enjoy in the area. Will book again if we’re…
Kaye User Profile
September 2019
This is a beautiful old home. It’s very spacious with room for a large group to visit comfortably. The host was very responsive when we had an issue with one of the AC units and had it replaced right away. everything was very clean with all amenities provided. The bedrooms were…
Doug User Profile
Response from Doug:
Thanks Kaye for a great review! Glad you had a wonderful stay. We appreciate your thoughtful suggestions. Would be happy to host you again.
September 2019
Lisa User Profile
August 2019
Perfect place for a large family reunion. Things for being such a great host!

Hosted by Doug

Mercersburg, PAJoined in November 2014
Doug User Profile
54 Reviews
Doug is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Happily married and enjoy traveling when I can.
Interaction with guests
We like you to have your privacy. We will be a phone call away if you should need anything during your stay.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Doug’s place.
Sheila helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox
After 4PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • Parties and events are allowed