The Cottage at Valley Glen is a 1730's bank barn, converted into a one bedroom apartment. The property is 4 acres along Valley Creek and is surrounded by several hundred acres of open space in East Bradford Township that include miles of hiking and biking trails. All the modern conveniences are easily accessible from this historic retreat. In the fall and winter it is a cozy private place. The fireplace combined with radiant heat floors make it snug and comfortable. In the summer the tranquility of the pool and the screened porch are perfect for relaxing and birdwatching.
The Cottage features a small kitchen; a main room with fireplace, queen size bed and a dining area; a screened porch and a small bedroom with a single bed. The bathroom is newly renovated as a European style wet room.
The property features a pool, flower gardens and is bordered by an award winning trout fishing steam, Valley Creek. It is surrounded by several hundred acres of open space, peaceful and tranquil.
The Brandywine Valley : All the Brandywine Valley attractions are a short scenic drive away. Museums to visit are Winterthur, Nemours, Hagley, the Brandywine River Museum, Chester County Historic Society, and the Wharton Esherick Museum. Longwood and Winterthur Gardens are nationally known.
The property is on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Paradise Valley Historic District. The area is rich in Historic features such as Valley Forge Park and the Brandywine Battlefield.
There are hiking trails for all levels and tastes. There are miles of mountain bike trails nearby. The Brandywine Creek is used for canoeing and kayaking. Valley Creek, which borders the property is a tributary of the Brandywine Creek and is an award winning trout fishing stream that is stocked every year.
The nearby towns of West Chester and Kennett Square offer restaurants, boutiques, farm markets, film festivals, house tours, garden tours, holiday events and concerts.
Day Trips: Within 30-40 miles of the cottage there is much to see and do. Those who are interested in history will want to see Independence Mall and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the soon to open Barnes Foundation are not to be missed.
Lancaster County Amish County attractions include historic sites, shopping, restaurants and amusement parks.