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Charming Home on Walking Street Close To Convention Center & Independence Hall

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
townhome
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Two Bedroom Home Townhouse on Historic Quince Street

Two Bedroom One Bath Townhouse located in Prime Washington Square West Area, Private Back Deck on Historic Walking Street, just blocks from the Convention Center, Independence Hall & The Liberty Bell. Walk To All the Best Restaurants In The City!

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

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.

See why our block has been featured on "Hidden Philadelphia Tours" see link below:

http://hiddencityphila.org/2012/04/my-favorite-place-quince-street/

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 800 sqft).

***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

Owner
Josh Russell
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2017

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Claw Foot Tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Queen on Second Floor 2 Twins on Third Floor
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

Charming Home on Walking Street Close To Convention Center & Independence Hall
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 38 reviews
5

Perfect place and location to enjoy all of Philly!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I absolutely loved our long weekend in this picturesque home located in the heart of Philadelphia! The location is perfect with all of the sights just a short walk away, and plenty of wonderful restaurants and shops to visit. Would highly recommend this charming house for anyone looking to enjoy all that the City of Brotherly Love has to offer. The owners are terrific as well with great communication, timely responses to questions, and helpful suggestions on parking and other essentials. Would definitely stay here again and hope to do so soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Louis, Missouri US
5

Great historic home, well appointed

  • 5 of 5

We live in a house built in 1818 and very much enjoyed our stay in a late 18th century Trinity house. The kitchen, living room, and bedrooms were delightfully appointed. We especially like the skylight in the upper bedroom and the central stairs, although some may find them a bit steep (there are ample railings to grasp while climbing). The location was perfect for touring central Philadelphia, and the surrounding area included several good dining spots.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Will stay again

  • 5 of 5

Centrally located, very convenient, place is as pictured

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

For an old Philadelpia expierence

  • 5 of 5

This is the place to stay if you want to experience the old Philadelphia trip. Three stories apartment on an cobblestone street with abundant character and charm. We loved our stay, the location was perfect and the listing was as advertised. Note: Navigation will put you down Manning street, don't do it, load and unload belongings at corner of S. Quince St. and Spruce St.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

October 2016

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in October and it was exactly as described. Clean, cozy, and close to local attractions. We would stay here again.

Thank You Josh

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Small but comfortable three floor townhouse in really centrally located, fun neighborhood. Well-appointed and nicely decorated, just a few feet in from Spruce so easy to load and unload car. We had great weather and walked from apartment to museum mile, independence hall area and Morgan's Pier on the Delaware (great outdoor spot for cocktail). We also enjoyed Varga's restaurant one block from apartment on 11th and Spruce. Much better for 3-4 people than 2 hotel rooms if you want to live like a local. Thx!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Philadelphia International
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Long Beach Island
Car: not necessary

Central to Philadelphia's Convention Center, Historic Quiet Walking Street, Steps to Independence Hall & The Liberty Bell

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Center City, Greater Philadelphia

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Owner accepts payment in:
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £32
Cleaning Fee £101
Refundable Damage Deposit £201
Tax Rate 8.5%

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.

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