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Bedrooms 4
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

4BR South Philly Rowhome has everything you need.

What comes to your mind when thinking of South Philly? Let's start with the smell of pastry in the air, neighbors on stoops chatting away, lovely tree-lined streets, and soft music of church bells in the distance. This handsome newly renovated 4-bedroom home celebrates modern while honoring the charm and original details that make it so special. If you can appreciate the character of an old home but enjoy the modern functionalities of a new home, then this is your home away from home.

Welcome to one of South Philly's neighborhoods rich in tradition! This is a beautiful South Philly row-home that was recently renovated. The home is perfect for large groups and families. Enter into a sunny vestibule with original classic decorative tile which opens to a spacious living room with original hardwood flooring with walnut inlay, soaring high ceilings, and a whitewashed decorative fireplace. Enjoy a movie night with Apple TV, HBO or the many channels on cable. Page through your favorite websites on the WiFi or stream your favorite Netflix movie. The formal dining room seats 8 comfortably and is perfect for dinner parties and entertaining. Pull up 4 folding chairs for additional seating! The designer kitchen boasts an Italian made soapstone counter-top, a 9-foot island with seating for 4 and stainless steel appliances. The cheerfully painted powder room is tucked away in the back overlooking the back patio. The patio is quaint and ideal for BBQing or simply enjoying a cup of coffee with your morning paper. Take the staircase to the second floor and find four sunny bedrooms. Two bedrooms have queen-size beds while the other two have full-size beds. The home easily sleeps 8. Queen air mattress available upon request. The bathroom was recently renovated with vintage-inspired black and white tile. Enjoy singing along to your Kohler shower head that plays music! You'll find brand new washer and dryer in the laundry room located in the basement.

Check in time: 3:00pm

Check out time: 12:00pm

*2-night minimum on weekends, 3-night minimum on holiday weekends

Ask for the house rules before booking please.

More Details

chrissy thompson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 March, 2018

About chrissy thompson

Hello. I am Chrissy and I live just a few blocks away from where you will be staying if you book with me. I've lived in Philadelphia now for 17 years. I went to a local Philadelphia art school and loved the city so much I stayed! I currently work in center city as a commercial interior designer and have a passion for art and design. I enjoy entertaining, drawing and painting, dining out, home improvements and traveling. It is my goal to make you a happy guest and that you are comfortable staying at my home.

chrissy thompson purchased this house in 2004

Why chrissy thompson chose South Philadelphia

This was my home, my very first home and I love it. I recently renovated it in 2016 and furnished it with personal touches for you to enjoy. It's a great home in the heart of South Philly and easily accessible to everything.

What makes this house unique

I love the 10'-0' high ceilings this home offers. The original wood floors with walnut trim is to die for. The tree lined street is also a nice touch, not to mention great neighbors! This 100 year old home has been completely renovated.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in South Philadelphia in Philadelphia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom has individual containers for q-tips, cotton balls, floss, mouthwash, shampoo/conditioner, body wash, towels, shower curtain, blow dryer and iron/ironing board. Bathroom was just recently renovated.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , One night stand, lamp, dresser and armoire.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , One night stand with lamp and a chair.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , One night stand with a lamp, dresser, and chair.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , One night stand, lamp, dresser, and chair.
  • All bedrooms have sheets, pillows, comforters and blankets. Three bedrooms have alarm clocks.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Terrace ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

was great

  • 5 of 5

it was perfect for me i loved it thank you so much

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
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Chadds Ford

Excellent home with a great owner.

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the most well appointed VRBO properties I have stayed in. Chrissy, was so great to work with. I would recommend this property to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and perfect for visiting family

  • 4 of 5

The property is well maintained and spacious. It is in a cute neighborhood and we enjoyed our stay. Nice details included throughout the home to make you comfortable. Only thing that was a pain was parking.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for us. It was very close to the subway so we could easily get into the city. We had 3 children there with us and it was walking distance from a nice playground as well as a cute library with a nice childrens section. The kids had a great time. The owner even had a basket of toys and a high chair there for us which we very much appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dinner party for groom

  • 5 of 5

Our host Chrissy was wonderful, helpful, prompt, and welcoming.

Everything in the house was clean and well kept.

Her history in formal art training showed in the attention to detail the decor had.

Had a great time, hope to book again for future events.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home with great amenities! Parking is tight but to be expected in big city.

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and has everything you need, grocery store just down the street also lots of places to eat within walking distance. Would be even better if it was closer to downtown but not bad 20 minutes with traffic.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Reading Terminal Market
This is a great place to get brunch Saturday morning and do a little shopping for dinner. T...
Liberty Bell
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Zoo
South Street
City Hall
Jim's Steaks South Street
The Barnes Foundation
Tony Luke's Old Philly Style Sandwiches
Parc Brasserie
National Constitution Center
Old City Hall
Philadelphia Magic Gardens
Fairmount Park
Eulogy Belgian Tavern
Big beer selection!
Green Eggs Cafe
One of my favorite brunch spots.
Alma de Cuba
One of my favorites places to eat.
Spirit of Philadelphia
My favorite of all!!!
Di Bruno Bros
Betsy Ross House
Johnny Brenda's
A good time with live music.
The Dandelion
Penn's Landing
Italian Market
McGillin's Olde Ale House
The oldest bar in the city!
The Clothespin
Independence Hall
Philadelphia City & County: Mural Arts
Lincoln Financial Field
Wells Fargo Center
Kimmel Center for The Perfoming Arts
Morgan's Pier
Downtown Philadelphia
John's Roast Pork
Pat's King of Steaks
Good Mexican food in University City. Great ambiance.
Sushi in University City.
Penns Landing Festival Pier
Drexel University
Adventure Aquarium
Good Dog
Smokin' Betty's
Ristorante Pesto
Really good food!!!!
Love Park
Rittenhouse Square
Franklin Institute
Eastern State Penitentiary
Sabrina's Cafe
Great Brunch Spot
Elfreth's Alley
Please Touch Museum
Mütter Museum
Franklin Fountain
Han Dynasty
Best Chinese Food!
Frankford Hall
Great Beer selection
White Dog Cafe
Geno's Steaks
Not the best cheesesteaks BUT a tourist location indeed! Must see it.
City Tavern
Academy of Natural Sciences
Schuykill River Trail
Tria Cafe
Great wine and cheese selections
University of Pennsylvania
Oyster House
The Pub on Passyunk East
Honey's Sit n' Eat
Schuylkill River Park
Comcast Center
Federal Donuts
700 Club
Honey's Sit n' Eat
Village Whiskey
Continental Mid-Town
La Colombe Coffee Roasters
Franklin Square
Nearest Airport
5.4 Miles
Philadelphia International Airport
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Brigantine Beach
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in South Philadelphia, Greater Philadelphia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
25 May 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Season
21 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
7 Dec 2018 - 9 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Holiday Season
21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £90.26 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £216.63
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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