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Historic Trinity Near Rittenhouse Square

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Stylish 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath newly renovated town house on Philadelphia's most beautiful block ( according to Philadelphia Magazine). Built in 1862, the house was all new systems for one's comfort and convenience. Fabulous dining and shopping are just steps away from this very quiet street. Historic sites, art galleries, bike and walking paths are nearby. A small garden provides additional relaxing space.


Owner
Alice hall
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
10 November, 2017

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 1 bath with tub & shower; one with claw foot tub.Additional powder room on 1st floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - Full size bed
    Bedroom 2 - Full size bed
  • Full size beds
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Notes:
Will happily stock food at your request. Twin aerobed

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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Historic Trinity Near Rittenhouse Square
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

Awesome location - awesome house

  • 5 of 5

Such a great house, kitchen and bathrooms have heated floors!!! There are a lot of steps but definatly doable and they add to the character of the home. Alice was amazing-very available if we needed anything and just overall a nice person. Would definatly recommend parking for the stay and and über or walk. There are lots of nice resturants in walking distance of the house. 5 stars!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a delightful, young couple - could not imagine more thoughtful, gracious visitors. I hope they will return - quickly ( inside joke)
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5

Great home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. Great location, easy walking distance to restaurants and many attractions. The kitchen was great for breakfast at home and afternoon snacks.

Alice was so gracious as to provide a few groceries to help us out.

would definitely stay here on a return trip to Philadelphia.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia, PA
5

Perfect Charm and Elegance

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this impeccably renovated trinity while the floors in our nearby house were redone. Our stay was a terrific respite from our construction project. We are from Philadelphia, and feel that a stay here affords a perfect feel for charming, historic Philadelphia trinity living, albeit with modern amenities.

Four of us stayed comfortably in the two beds and the Aerobed. (There is also a cot, but my youngest child and I shared one of the beds.) The beds were very comfortable.

From the backyard we saw lots of greenery visible from neighboring yards, and the seating provided a serene escape from the bustle of the city.

Everything you need or could reasonably want was provided in the house, which, through the owner's (or designer's) organizational skills, feels very spacious.

Whoever renovated the house has a meticulous eye for detail. For example, the heated floors in the bathrooms and even in the kitchen were a welcome luxury during the first real week of autumnal chill, and each room held at least one design element that delighted and surprised, such as the pulley to adjust the pendant light over the kitchen table or the third floor's original cast-iron bathtub with superb detailed feet.

Alice, the owner, whom we had not met before finding her house on HomeAway, is a treasure of charm and knowledge. Thank you for a delightful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy and quaint

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Alice went beyond the scope to make us feel at home. I would recommend and love to bring my husband back. The location is great access to shopping and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

An Enchanting Experience Full Stop

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many homes over the past 11 years in many countries with our 3 children. Our stay at Alice's home easily takes top honors.

From her initial responsiveness to waiting for us to arrive to showing us around to holding a parking space to the exquisite touches around the house including fresh flowers, we do not know how this stay to attend our daughter's graduation could have been any better.

We are now thoroughly spoiled as far as staying anywhere else in Philadelphia. Every possible amenity was within walking distance. The historic neighborhood, local coffee shops, grocery stores, restaurants and proximity to Rittenhouse Square, a 10 minute easy walk, make this wonderful home and hostess what Homeaway is all about.

Thank you, from the very bottom of our hearts, Alice.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a terrific, accomplished family. It's so nice to witness siblings salute each others' triumphs. Tony and his daughter made the extraordinary effort to visit several weeks ahead of their stay. This allowed us all to plan for the best possible visit. I'm trying to find an occasion to visit Chicago to catch up...
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5

Phildelphia's charming history

  • 5 of 5

Cozy, charming, blissfully quiet renovated row house. Pleasant neighbors. A few blocks from shopping & dining - ideal in every way. Thoughtful, generous host! Made us forget we were there to work. Living in the community is the best way for a rich, memorable experience.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You couldn't ask for lovelier guests. It would be wonderful to welcome them again with better weather and more time to enjoy Philadelphia.
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Location

Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Center City, Greater Philadelphia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£724
for 3 nights
From
£226
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.54

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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