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Luxury Condo In Historic District Close To Convention Center

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom Luxury Penthouse, Close To Convention Center & Historic Old City

Welcome to the Chestnut Lofts, A boutique condominium building centrally located 3 blocks from the Liberty Bell, Independence hall and 1 block from Penns Landing and the waterfront. Step out your door to dine at cafes and restaurants or explore Old City in a horse drawn carriage. If visiting for a trade show, we are just a short walk to the convention center as well.

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

Our 900 square foot condo has granite counter tops, brand new stainless steal appliances, exposed brick walls and beautiful exposed wood beams. This condo also has WiFi. The building is a certified historic landmark and is a unique blend of both new and old. If you’re coming to Philadelphia to experience the history or enjoy the fine dining you could not ask for a better location.

*Please make note that the loft bedroom on the second floor has a very low ceiling around 6 feet and possibly even lower in some spots as there are exposed beams.

***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:
May 27, 2017

Why Josh Russell chose Philadelphia

This building has been family owned since 1930, once my grandfathers furniture store the building has since been converted into The Chestnut Lofts. 16 Boutique Condos located centrally in Beautiful Old City.

What makes this apartment unique

Close to the convention center and the best of historic old city!

Amenities

Center City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft Bedroom on Second Floor - 2 double
  • First Floor
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(58 traveler reviews)

Luxury Condo In Historic District Close To Convention Center
average rating of 4.775862 based on 58 reviews
New York
4

Charming Apartment

  • 4 of 5

Was more than pleased with the accomadations. Very cool apartment with the japanese doors, brick wall and huge arched window. close to subway, and great cafes/restuarnts around in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Modern appartment in an old building with a perfect location!

  • 4 of 5

The location couldn't be better, it's surrounded by restaurants and bars and closeby the subway to take you to the city center.

The bathroom is a bit small and a seperate (extra) toilet would be welcome. Also, when sleeping upstairs, some curtains could be added to the window in the living room to have it more darkened.

The appartment has a nice and big kitchen, great airconditioning and good tv. Also good beds, but a bit more closet space upstairs would be a good addition.

The hallways and the building are quite old and dusty.

In general:

A very nice appartment, with a great location and a couple of small remarks. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Clean, safe and spacious

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great character apartment

  • 5 of 5

These lift apartments were a big part of why I enjoyed my stay in Philadelphia. Being right in the heart of Old City with all the energy and activity of that area. The view of the river actually impressed a local and the location was perfect for getting to so many historical sites. I would definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property. It had everything we could possibly need to feel at home, and we especially appreciated the washer/dryer which allowed us to pack lightly. The loft bedroom is definitely best for small/short children--our 17 yr old did manage to bump his head on the beams (but just once!). We were thrilled with the location, right in the middle of Old Town with its many restaurants and pubs, and within walking distance of so many interesting places. Yes, it did get a little boisterous late in the day (there's an ale house right across the street and it was Spring break), but nothing intolerable and it quieted down in the late evening. The owners very thoughtfully provide sound machines in the sleeping areas, which help a great deal. Our hosts were friendly and accommodating ... we went home with great memories.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great site for a touring Philadelphia

  • 5 of 5

We came out for spring break on a US history tour with our two teenagers; so 4 of us total. There's a queen downstairs for parents and two singles in the loft upstairs. Very roomy, everything you'll need while you're there. You're two blocks away from the subway that runs right up to all of the good stuff down town (hop off at 11th to hit Reading Market Terminal, you'll want to spend time there for sure). You're two blocks away from Independence Hall and all of the US History you'll ever want. You're two blocks from the water. And you're surrounded by some awesome choices for food and beer (there are pubs so close you can leave the kids, go be grown ups and they can yell out the window if they need you, seriously). As a visit to Philly home away, I'll pick this site every time. As an aside, bring some ear plugs for sleeping. Yes the walls are thin, and yes people coming out of the pubs will try to have a conversation with everyone in the neighborhood, and yes, you can hear them! BUT, Do Not let that steer you away from this site. We slept well, beds are comfortable and it really is a nice site.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Center City Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
May 27 2017 - Jun 11 2017
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$205
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Jun 12 2017 - Jun 14 2017
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$223
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$217
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Jun 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
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$229
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Jun 24 2017 - Jul 16 2017
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$203
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$195
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$204
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$198
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$204
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$198
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Dec 7 2017 - Dec 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$192
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 9 2018
2 night minimum stay
$204
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$217
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2 night minimum stay
$212
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My Standard Rate
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$200
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 8.5%

Important Note with regards to two night stays! 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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