COZY HOME IN HISTORIC WASHINGTON SQUARE

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Josh Russell

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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COZY HOME IN HISTORIC WASHINGTON SQUARE

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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.

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). While these houses were commonly used for families in past generations, in reflection of today's living standards, a Trinity house would be best for a young couple or roommates.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Josh Russell

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Property Reviews

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Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 13 reviews
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Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3165419
Philadelphia Greater Philadelphia area
4

Perfect location

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
Full of charm. Perfect location. Great corner bar. Not for anyone with a functual handicap. Stairs steep and winding. We had a great time Thanks
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Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3165419
Philadelphia Greater Philadelphia area
The Woodlands, TX
5

Loved!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
We had an amazing time in this little gem of a house! The four of us (two adults and two children, ages 8 & 9) were comfortable and we absolutely adored the neighborhood. It is close to shopping, sights, restaurants, and parks, and an easy walk to the subway. Central Philly isn't particularly car-friendly, so we parked our car in a lot a few blocks away for the entirety of our stay. The house was well-appointed with everything we needed and the beds and bedding were very comfortable. We love the fact that we could bring our small dog, and he was happy to walk the streets of Philadelphia with us (there's even a cute dogpark just a short walk away). We would definitely stay again and highly recommend it.
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3165419
Philadelphia Greater Philadelphia area
Santa Barbara, CA
5

Historic Colonial Gem in Downtown Philadelphia

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
This historic Philadelphia "Trinity House" secluded on a cobblestoned side street was a fabulous place to spend the Christmas Holidays. The old world colonial charm complemented by comfortable modern day convienences was a pleasure to come home to daily. The location was spectacular and the welcome basket was a much appreciated perk, especially the wine! We were within walking distance to great entertainment, restaurants, and shopping. The space is great for a couple but a little tight for a family of four with respect to meal times. There was only a table for 2 in the kitchen to share meals. However, we ate out a lot and worked out ways to use the space to share simple meals together. Despite the small dining area, any future family trips to Philadelphia will include this beautiful property again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3165419
Philadelphia Greater Philadelphia area
NYC
4

Convenient to Convention Center

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
Easy check in, cozy place, thoughtfully furnished and well stocked with all the necessities.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/5
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Cozy Home in Historic Washington Square
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3165419
Philadelphia Greater Philadelphia area
Boulder, Co
5

Charming

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
My husband and I spent a week in Philadelphia in early January, going to museums, historic sites and trying some fantastic restaurants. We found your home in Washington Square to be just perfect. Linens were clean, beds were comfortable and it was quiet. 10 for 10. Thanks again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 6/6
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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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Availability & Rates

Philadelphia Townhome Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85.00
Tax Rate 8.5%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Philadelphia Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • recreation center
  • marina
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • arboretum
  • winery tours
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • churches
  • playground
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • massage therapist
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • equestrian events
  • pier fishing
  • basketball court
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • freshwater fishing
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • golf
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