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Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Our Three Story home located in the heart of Washington Square is just steps from the Convention Center, Independence Hall, City Hall and the Liberty Bell. With 3 floors and 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, our home can easily accommodate up to 4 travelers. We supply a fully equipped kitchen, linens & towels as well as internet and cable TV.

PLEASE DO NOT USE THE BOOK IT NOW BUTTON FOR STAYS LESS THEN 4 NIGHTS BEFORE CONTACTING US

Philadelphia is a bustling city overflowing with activity, history, and culture. The 'City of Brotherly Love' is a city where many come to learn about the history of America's roots by touring Independence Hall, viewing the Liberty Bell, and visiting the house where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. What many visitors forget is that Philadelphia's history was written not just in a house that stood at Seventh and Market streets, but also in the neighborhoods where Philadelphians still live today.

While much of Philadelphia has been modernized and updated, some structures remain the same as they were in the 18th century when John Adams and Thomas Jefferson strolled through the streets of Philadelphia during the American Revolution. One of the things that makes Philadelphia unique is its architecture and real estate. Just one example of unique real estate is the Trinity houses of Philadelphia. Below is some more information on this uniquely Philadelphia structure and how it has survived the test of time.

What is a Trinity house?

A Trinity house is a three-story house with each floor containing one room. The Trinity house is believed to have originated in Philadelphia as early as the year 1720, and nearly 300 years later, Trinity houses are still found across the city of Philadelphia. Sometimes called 'Father, Son, and Holy Ghost' houses or 'Bandbox' houses, Trinity houses are typically quite small with an estimated 400-700 square feet of living space (our home has 700 sqft). Please be aware that folks were smaller back in the 1700's when these homes were built.

*The stairs can be challenging if you are tall or have mobility issues. They are very steep winding.

***There are pluses and minuses to each of our properties and we want to make sure you select the one that you and your group will enjoy the most. Please see short summaries below with the pros and cons of each of our properties below.

The Chestnut Lofts ...HomeAway # 179041 (faces rear of building)

The Chestnut Lofts is located is located in Old City which although is steps away from the liberty bell and independence hall also has a very lively night time scene with cafes and restaurants and bars. The pros of this unit is that it is located on the top floor of a 5 story building and oriented facing south toward a parking garage not facing chestnut street so it's much much quieter. Drawbacks being there isn't a waterfront view as you have in the front unit, it doesn't have those huge 20 foot ceilings and the main bedroom is a platform style (the second bedroom is fully enclosed). Please see link here for full listing. https://www.vrbo.com/141917

The Chestnut Lofts ...VRBO # 477685 (faces front of building)

This unit does have a water view, has soaring 20 foot ceilings and gets great sunlight. The drawbacks being it's located on Chestnut St so noise can be an issue especially on a weekend night. Please see link for full listing. https://www.vrbo.com/477685

(Panama St )Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square ...HomeAway # 3165419

This home is located directly next to our other home listing #583380 (Townhouse in Washington Sq) on a quiet cobblestone walking street. Both homes are nearly identical although "Townhouse in Washington Sq" was recently remodeled with a new kitchen and new bathroom. On the upside it has a washer and dryer where the other does not. You can not be more centrally located than this, very easy walk to Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square, 13th and Sansom as well as Old City. The location is hard to beat. Drawback wise these places are small and they have very challenging stairs.

(Panama St) Townhouse in Washington Square ...VRBO # 583380

Please see above summary

Charming on Historic Street ... VRBO # 619713

My personal favorite of all our properties. This home is located 258 S. Quince street, if you google images of "Quince street Philadelphia" you will see it has been the subject of many a painting and photograph. The street with all it's cute little walking streets and off shoots is very European/ Old World. It's very tough to drive a car down, more of a cobblestone walking street, making it very quiet, almost an oasis in the middle of the busy city. It's still not too far from the historic sites but certainly not as close as The Chestnut Lofts are. It also has a private back patio with table and 4 chairs. Although it is a trinity, its much larger than the ones we have on Panama st. Drawback wise, Id say it has a lot of stairs and could be an issue for a toddler or someone that has any sort of mobility issue. Please see link for full listing. https://www.vrbo.com/619713

****Very Important

Please read our notes about 2 and 3 night stays in the rates section. We take them on a case by case basis and rates can be much higher. Please do not use the book it now button for 2 or 3 night stays before contacting us.

More Details

Property Manager
Josh Russell
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Center City in Philadelphia

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis

Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Philadelphia Internatinal Airport
Car: not necessary

Located in one of Philadelphia's most historical sections we are just a short walk to City Hall, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall as well as numerous other historical sites and monuments.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Center City, Greater Philadelphia

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
25 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£390
for 2 nights
From
£147
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£147
Fri,Sat
 
 
Nightly Rate
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£424
for 2 nights
From
£164
From
£164
Fri,Sat
 
 
Nightly Rate
16 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£432
for 2 nights
From
£168
From
£168
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
1 Aug 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£433
for 2 nights
From
£168
From
£186
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
11 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£448
for 2 nights
From
£176
From
£187
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
16 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£429
for 2 nights
From
£166
From
£186
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
25 Sep 2017 - 26 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£442
for 2 nights
From
£173
From
£173
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
27 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£456
for 2 nights
From
£179
From
£179
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
29 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£436
for 2 nights
From
£170
From
£187
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
21 Oct 2017 - 24 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£466
for 2 nights
From
£185
From
£195
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
25 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£434
for 2 nights
From
£169
From
£191
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
1 Nov 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£437
for 2 nights
From
£170
From
£181
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
12 Nov 2017 - 13 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£424
for 2 nights
From
£164
From
£164
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
14 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£441
for 2 nights
From
£172
From
£185
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
18 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£424
for 2 nights
From
£164
From
£199
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
24 Nov 2017 - 6 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£431
for 2 nights
From
£167
From
£176
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
7 Dec 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£421
for 2 nights
From
£162
From
£189
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
15 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£422
for 2 nights
From
£163
From
£174
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
1 Jan 2018 - 9 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£438
for 2 nights
From
£171
From
£185
Fri,Sat
 
 
Wheelhouse Market Rate
10 Jan 2018 - 25 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£454
for 2 nights
From
£179
From
£192
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£433
for 2 nights
From
£168
From
£188
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £96.63
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Pet Fee £30.92
Tax Rate 8.5%

Important Note with regards to two night stays! With Regards to 2 and 3 night stays. We do take 2 and 3 night stays on a case by case basis. Please inquire for a quote.

Rates Subject to Change

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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