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Spacious Designer Home--Comfy too!

Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
LOCATED in the heart of 'Mt Airy' -- the 'Philadelphia's best neighborhood' according to Money magazine. That says a lot, as there are about 110 neighborhoods in Philadelphia!
This leafy, vibrant, engaged community includes the city's first bird sanctuary, popular cafe that was featured in Oprah's magazine, independent bookstore, architectural salvage emporium, dance and yoga studios,pioneering food co-operative, old trees, young energy and beautiful stone architecture. (Wikipedia says it's a PhD ghetto)
We are a few minutes from the interstate freeway, and 15-18 minutes from downtown ('Center City') by car, or 20 min. by train. (We use trains here the way other cities use subways. You can take the train directly to the historic district, the convention center, Chinatown, Old City...
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Listing #FKN6620557
About the Owner
Serena R
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
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Host has several hundred positive reviews, though not yet on this site. She is a former travel editor and museum exhibit designer ... Available as needed ... lives in another part of this same bldg...
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
FLOORS/ SHOES. Because our floors were harvested from virgin forest and are several hundred years old, no high or hard heel shoes upstairs. When it rains, please leave shoes in...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 King
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: R 2 133 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: R 427 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Philly has about 110 neighborhoods -- Money Magazine deemed Mt Airy the 'best neighborhood' in Philadelphia. Harvard has studied its success, Oprah's magazine did a feature on why this is such an exceptional neighborhood too. It is leafy, with beautiful architecture and an engaged community. 15-18 minutes to downtown. We're three blocks to Carpenter Woods, a fingerling of the Wissahickon Valley and Fairmount Park, and home of the city's first bird sanctuary. Wikipedia calls Mt Airy a 'PhD ghetto'. Walkable too.
Getting around
Ample free parking here. We're close to downtown Philly by car or train (which we use like a subway). My building is in the epicenter of 'Mt Airy Village', -- a heart of this neighborhood ... directly across the street from the brilliantly stocked food co-op, the Nesting House (for young families), High Point Cafe and Big Blue Marble bookstore -- plus the WPM (words per minute) Typewriter Shop is right downstairs. We're within two or three miles of many local-chef restaurants, cobblestoned Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill, a golf course, collectible kitchenware shop, playground, woods and more.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: PHL: 25.0 km
Car is not needed but can be enjoyable. Free and ample street parking. Also accessible by local train (like a subway), from the 30th Street train station -- the main station. By train, we are about 20 minutes from Center City (30th Street station, the main station). By car, we are usually 15-18 minutes to center city.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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