The master bedroom at our Pennsylvania Dutch Country Bed and Breakfast is bright and airy, with a high ceiling, large windows, and detailed woodworking.
The room features a super comfortable queen-size bed with an open canopy, romantic fireplace, and a hand-carved corner closet.
- Queen-size bed
- Private bath
- Romantic all weather fireplace
- Free Wireless Internet Access
- Cable TV and DVD player and a wide selection of movies
- A full three-course breakfast
There are two comfortable chairs, but you’ll probably spend more time curled up in one of the deep window ledges. The views are lovely any time of the year, especially in the morning as the birds welcome the new day.
$180 per night plus tax
While you are here be sure to visit the amazing Wolf Sanctuary of PA which is located on our grounds. Learn more about the sanctuary by visiting the website.
The bathroom originally had a large walk-in closet and tiny bathtub. In changing the layout, we were able to match the original 1940s tile exactly, and we installed radiant floor heat underneath, so the bathroom is warm and inviting all year long.
Testimonials for Kathryn’s Room
March 3, 2014 – March 10, 2014
Slept great! Beautiful room, especially the heated floor in bathroom! Love the staff! And of course the wolves!
Ed and Cassie
May 7, 2014
Our time here went so fast. Loved the wolves and the educational tour with Dan. Dawn and Darin were very friendly and their home is beautiful. The breakfasts were super. Will recommend to our B&B friends
Fran and Sally
March 23, 2014
I can’t imagine Kathy’s Valentine Day present turning out any better. The home is warmly furnished and beautifully restored. Our favorite time during our stay was breakfast. Great tasting food, wonderful presentation, and casual conversation. We will most certainly return for another stay.
Kathy and Mark
Four nights of restful sleep- three days of a beautiful home for which there are no words. Mornings of delicious breakfasts -and the hospitality of such kind and enjoyable proprietors. It all adds up to a wonderful stay.
Louise and Joe
December 6, 2012
This has been so wonderful for us at every level. Hope to return again and will certainly be eager to recommend.
Charles and Linda
December 28, 2013
Thank you for your hospitality. We felt very “at home” and welcome. The food was delicious and we loved your beautiful home, grounds and seeing the wolves! Thank you so much!
Joe and Pam
June 14, 2013
Beautiful home, great food and friendly people. A very relaxing and peaceful place to stay.
Stan and Dot
March 16, 2014
Staying at the B&B has been wonderful. It is beautiful, elegant, and relaxing. Dawn is really great. It feels good to be helping support the sanctuary. Being able to go out and visit the wolves is so great. They howled beautifully. It has been a really wonderful experience. We will be back.
Vicki and Jean
April 28, 2013
Everything was quite lovely. What a beautiful relationship between the B&B and wolves. Love to come back. Everything was positively delightful. We definitely suggest this getaway to our friends. Many thanks for the great hospitality (the food is heavenly)
Pat and Fran
Beautiful estate and fascinating habitat for wolves! We appreciated the solitude and woodland ambiance!
Patsy and Phil
May 5, 2014
Our stay was fantastic. The house and room were beautiful. Dawn and Darin were wonderful hosts. Visiting with the wolves was a great time. It was a great anniversary weekend
Tim and Andi
May 25, 2013
Jeff and Sandy
March 6, 2014 – March 7, 2014
You have a beautiful home. A lovely room. Thanks Grandma Kathryn! Thanks for the wolf songs- wolf cousins!
Paul and Ann
P.S. Great hosts and breakfast too!
February 11, 2014
One night only but it was fantastic! Should have booked more! Great hosts both Dawn and Darin. We will return
Bill and Diane
Chester County, Pa.
Thank you, we had a lovely time!
Kate and Tom
May 20, 2014
Magical. Be sure to go to the top of the hill and talk to the dark wolf. He will howl with you and when the others howl, you are lifted above the earth.
January 12, 2013
OMG, your home and grounds are overwhelming and how gracious of you to share it with friends as a Bed and Breakfast! We feel extremely honored to stay with you, as this is our introduction to B&B Inns. We are in the area to attend our Great Grandnephew’s baptism tomorrow in Lititz, Pa. Thank you for your humble hospitality Kathryn’s room is lovely! Could go on and on….will save some for our next visit when we can visit the wolf sanctuary. We hear that is a treat also.
Joe and Lucille
Lovely evening and morning! Thanks for the delightful breakfast and company. Beautiful spot!
Paul and Abby
The room and all of its furnishings are gorgeous. I enjoyed all of the small homey gestures like the make-up remover wipes, scented soaps and fans. You are a wonderful host and the breakfast you served was one of my favorite parts of the day because it was so yummy and refreshing company.
Thank you for all you do!
We had a howling good time! The B&B was beautiful and the hosts and staff were friendly and gracious. May all wolves live long and prosper…
Bob and Bobbie,
Wonderful, peaceful stay. Food was wonderful. Thanks for the gluten free. Always great to see the beautiful wolves.
Micki and Harry
January 25, 2014 – January 26, 2014
Thank you for a wonderful stay!
Cliffton , Marrianna, and Adam
March 29, 2013- March 31, 2013
Back at Speedwell for the fifth time (our second say in this wonderful room) and we certainly are made to feel like family. Spent yesterday “stimulating the local economy” at the outlets topped off with a stop at Lancaster Brewing Company for “victuals and libations.” Highly recommended. Try the Hop Hog IPA or the Billy Bock. Today we continued the local economy rescue by visiting the shops at Brickerville and downtown Lititz. Had an early dinner with new friends Ed and Christine (whom we met over breakfast) and then attended the full moon tour. As always the wolves were fantastic. Once again, we have thoroughly enjoyed our time here at Speedwell Forge and the surrounding area. And again, I am certain we will return.
Dan and Arlene
We had a wonderful stay here in your beautifully restored home. Our experience has been more than we anticipated. We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfasts and conversation and we love the wolves and Phalin.
Tom and Lisa,
December 16, 2012
Enjoyed celebrating our 1st Wedding Anniversary here! We were here on our wedding night….thanks for the hospitality. The peace and tranquility was so needed before the holidays!
Lisa and Dave
April 5, 2013- April 6, 2013
Roger and Randy
November 10, 2013
Dawn and Darin,
We had a wonderful time staying at this B&B. It was great seeing the wolves and learning how they live. You have great hospitality, and you went out of your way to accommodate us since we came on the wrong weekend. Oops! It was great meeting you and your staff.
Thank you for the wonderful stay,
Brent and Darlene
My thoughtful sweet loving sister brought me here to this beautiful mansion as a surprise for my birthday with two other girlfriends. It’s my second time at the sanctuary and my first time at the bed and breakfast. I enjoyed the privilege of viewing the wolves after hours and the newly formed packs not yet on the tour.
The mansion has been beautifully renovated and our weekend here has been peaceful, relaxing, and invigorating.
Dawn offered tremendous hospitality and the renovations very accommodating. I will truly hold my memories of my special weekend in my heart forever.
Breakfast was very good with a healthy variety of awesomeness. Enjoyed the social gathering. Hope to return and will pass on to friends.
Debbie and Lisa
December 28, 2012
Enjoyed the solitude and your welcoming kindness. Thank you for the hearty breakfast. This is a special retreat for humans and four legged creatures. Looking forward to a return visit.
Linda and Joe
April 26, 2014
Enjoyed our stay! Loved “visiting” with the wolves. Beautiful setting to relax in. Loved reading the “new” versions of the “Three Little Pigs” Very amusing!
Ted and Carol
Ron and I had a lovely stay here. The bed and breakfast is beautiful – lovely home and serene, picturesque surroundings. Your hospitality was delightful and the breakfasts were amazing! We had a fantastic weekend and are looking forward to the wolf tour this morning. We will be back – hopefully very soon!
Anita and Ron
April 20, 2013
Awesome, awesome as usual! The wolves are so magnificent. After running in the Boston Marathon on Monday with the bombings, this was just the retreat I needed. Breakfast was incredible. Can’t wait to come back!!
Leslie and Bob
May 22, 2014 – May 23, 2014
Ditto to all the previous comments! This has been an amazing experience. Dawn, you are an incredible inspiration. Meeting the wolves was wonderful. Matt did a great tour. This room is special-welcoming and comfortable.
Breakfast- mmmm. Thank you for everything
Jean and Rich
January 5, 2014
Again, another fabulous weekend here at Speedwell! Delicious food, exquisite accommodations, and wonderful company! We thoroughly enjoyed meeting new friends at breakfast and interesting conversations. Dawn you are a fabulous hostess! Thank you! Looking forward t coming back before end of 2014!
Nick and Amy
January 19, 2013- January 20, 2013
We had a great time. Peaceful and relaxing. We loved the room and the breakfasts. The wolves were awesome. Thank you for a great weekend. Looking forward to a return visit.
Joe and Deb
February 21, 2014 – February 23, 2014
First weekend away (no kids) in four years!! This was the perfect place for it. Not too far away, but it felt very far. Very peaceful. The room was beautiful, breakfast was always a treat! Hope to come try another room, hopefully in less than 4 years!
John and Jenny
May 15, 2014
The beauty of the Inn, the beauty of the wolves, the beauty of the people, all combined to make our stay a wonderful one! The food was incredible! We are grateful and will be back!
Sandra and Juanita
May 31, 2013- June 1, 2013
What a wonderful B&B ! The home and property are absolutely beautiful. Your hospitality is second to none. We enjoyed talking with you and learning of your love for the wolves. They are very interesting animals. We got to experience the pack howling, that was amazing. All in all, a fantastic experience. We will share our thoughts with friends and family. I am sure you will have others from the family headed your way.
Thanks and God bless you,
Steve and Beth
This was our first stay at a B&B, and what a wonderful experience. Wolves are my favorite animals and we thoroughly enjoyed visiting with them. Thank you for a wonderful weekend, our birthdays this weekend are and will be a fantastic memory- we will be back!!
Monique and Jim
June 5, 2014 – June 6, 2014
What an extraordinary visit. A rare combination of hospitality, sanctuary, and food made for a great experience! Thanks for the memory
Dave and Carole
We had a very relaxing stay at your Bed and Breakfast. The room was beautiful and the living areas were cozy and delightful. The moonlight wolf tour was the highlight of our stay. We will definitely be back for more!
Marie and Rick
What a lovely surprise this has been! My husband too, planned this for my birthday to celebrate our anniversary. I had no clue as to where we were going. All he said was that we were staying at a B&B and he also “howled!” That did nothing to give it away, since I did not know about this place. So… imagine my excitement as we pulled up to the gates!!
The tour was our first time and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. Chuck, our guide, was so knowledgeable. I now want to do my own reading and research on wolves. The opportunity to roam the grounds and trails added to the enjoyment (though at our ages we huffed and puffed going up and down the hills).
Needless to say, we are looking forward to Dawn’s breakfast, that we have already heard is “to die for!” will let you know afterwards.
Breakfast was yummy!! And the conversation was very enjoyable! Dawn was a wonderful hostess and innkeeper!
We would definitely return here again. This has been a lovely getaway!
Terry and Warren
March 14, 2014
As I begin to write I look out the window and see evidence of the rolling hills of Pennsylvania and a wonderful husky snoozing or just relaxing below. My vantage point is from a restored historical house, done with care and maintained with love from one generation to the next. All is well here and Pat and I are better from our short stay. Good food, good people, in a wonderful setting. We pledge to return again with some friends.
Dane and Pat
West Berlin, NJ
Thank you for the delicious vegan breakfast! I love old homes and what you’ve done here is magnificent!!
Lydia and Alan
October 10, 2013
A wonderful interesting stay. It is amazing that you could “see the bones” of the place, and bring it back from the brink- without losing sight of where you wanted to go.
The wolf work is important stuff.
May 29, 2014
Amazing and beautiful place to stay. Unfortunately we’ve got only one night. Definitely will recommend to our friends in US and Israel. Looking forward to come back again.
Katy and Alex
Alfe Menashe, Israel
December 30, 2013
What a fabulous B&B! A beautiful home, and warm hostess, and wolves!! I will be recommending your home to all of my friends. We will definitely be back! Thank you!
Anne and Larry
January 25, 2013- January 26, 2013
Sitting in the window with the morning sun shining in, looking across the beautiful snow covered yard. How amazingly calming it is here. Truly Dawn and Darin, you are blessed to be able to share so much nature and history with others. Dawn your breakfast was amazing and surely a treat for all whom are fortunate to discover your little piece of heaven. Last night just made us feel so alive when moon full and the packs singing and fire blazing. You both do a wonderful job.
Renee and Gary
October 3, 2013 – October 4, 2013
Another 5 star, three R’s ( relaxing, rejuvenating, rewarding) visit. So very appreciative of your gracious hospitality and conventions.
Linda and Joe
January 11, 2014 – January 12, 2014
We had a wonderful time at the B&B. Dawn is a fantastic hostess! Breakfast was delicious and the company was enjoyable. The wolves add the extra oomf to the B&B. One of our favorite places away from home.
Thank you for a wonderful Birthday weekend,
Jenifer and Dave