Enjoy the ultimate in Lancaster, PA romantic getaways!

This amazing private cottage, with its floor to ceiling brick gas fireplace, oversize whirlpool bath and king-size bed, includes a beautiful view of the creek and our property. It is a wonderful and serene way to unwind. The Paymaster helps you to find the peace of nature and absorb the historical settings offered at Speedwell Forge. It’s possible you may never want to leave.

  • Robes
  • Hairdryer
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Cable TV
  • Central Heat and Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Plates, Silverware, Pots and Pans
  • a full three-course breakfast all included at no extra charge.

If you don’t want to come over to the mansion for breakfast, upon request we will stock your kitchen with eggs, milk, juice, pancake mix, and syrup. And we’ll do the dishes!

$315 per night plus tax

Basket of Goodies:
Enjoy a basket with homemade bread, cheese, fresh fruit, a bottle of sparkling cider, and dessert. $60, plus tax.

Chocolate and rose petals:
We’ll arrange a one-pound bag of Wilbur buds, fresh flowers, and silk rose petals in your room. $65plus tax.

You always enjoy access to the parlor and library, and of course a full three-course breakfast each morning. Business travelers, please let us know if you need a breakfast to go.

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.

In the 18th century, the forge employees were paid here; the “paymaster’s window” separates the main room from the kitchen. In the basement, stone reinforcement indicates where the vault was.

Testimonials for the Paymaster’s Office

December 2, 2012

This has been a wonderful experience. What a great get away for our 23rd wedding anniversary!

Speedwell Forge is an elegant reminder of days past. Our stay in the Paymaster’s Suite was relaxing and romantic.

Spending time with the wolves was such a humbling and exciting opportunity. Every person we met who is dedicated to protecting these magnificent animals has been very friendly and eager to share the wolves’ stories. It has made our time here richer.

Delicious food! Thank you, Dawn, for opening your home to us.
We look forward to our return trip,
Nancy and John
New Jersey

December 2, 2012 - Paymaster's Office