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Amazing roof deck! Huge house! Sleeps 8-to-12 in Fishtown

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Open kitchen on the main (first) floor connects directly to dining area, living room, & back patio
Queen size bed in 1st floor guest bedroom
3rd floor master bathroom features two separate sinks and vanities (and private toilet room)
1 of 9Open kitchen on the main (first) floor connects directly to dining area, living room, & back patio
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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
For any occasion or event, this beautiful house is an urban oasis that can accommodate a large group for a family event, or you can keep it all to yourself for a smaller group. Perfect house for multi-generation visit or larger group that needs open meeting space. Consider our house for university graduations, weddings, conventions, etc. For university graduations and university-based events, stay here as a calming home base and large flexible space for entertaining, with ease of transportation: take the subway to 34th Street for Drexel University and University of Pennsylvania graduation events, or switch to the Broad Street line for Temple University graduation events. New construction luxury house, completed in 2014. Walk into a double-wide row home that has a light-filled, 2-story...For any occasion or event, this beautiful house is an urban oasis that can accommodate a large group for a family event, or you can keep it all to yourself for a smaller group. Perfect house for multi-generation visit or larger group that needs open meeting space. Consider our house for university graduations, weddings, conventions, etc. For university graduations and university-based events, stay here as a calming home base and large flexible space for entertaining, with ease of transportation: take the subway to 34th Street for Drexel University and University of Pennsylvania graduation events, or switch to the Broad Street line for Temple University graduation events. New construction luxury house, completed in 2014. Walk into a double-wide row home that has a light-filled, 2-story high living room (rare in Philadelphia) leading to a brand-new chef's kitchen with stainless steel appliances including 5-burner gas range. Attached dining area includes beautiful wood dining room table that seats up to 10; another 4 can sit at the island counter on stools. Beautiful oak floors throughout most of the house, porcelain tile in bathrooms, carpeted basement and 2nd floor bedrooms. First floor bedroom has queen size bed, flat screen TV, large closet. Adjacent first floor full bath includes gorgeous shower with zen pebble floor and bench seat. Basement includes comfy seating and flat screen TV for entertainment, with additional 14'x20' open carpeted floor space that can accommodate additional airbeds (if desired). Note: one queen size air mattress can be provided if you do not have your own. Second floor features two bedrooms: check with us about sleeping in these bedrooms as we are currently replacing the further. Each bedroom sleeps at least two people in single beds with additional floor space for your own air mattress or sleeping bags. Second floor full bathroom includes full size tub with shower next to a separate laundry room with washer and dryer. Third floor includes the master bedroom suite with spacious master bedroom, queen size bed, and gorgeous full bathroom (large glass enclosed shower with zen pebble floor and bench seat, as well as a separate 2-person corner jacuzzi tub, two individual vanities with sinks, and a private toilet room). Large roof deck features breathtaking views of the Delaware River and Penn Treaty Park, Ben Franklin Bridge, Center City skyline and more. Living areas, kitchen, all bedrooms, bathrooms, and basement are all available to guests. If closet space is needed in 2nd or 3rd floor bedrooms, just let us know and we'll make it available. No access to third floor private office and small deck off the office, or to basement utility and storage rooms. We will not be in the house when guests are present but are happy to answer any questions about wifi access, use of flat screen TVs and appliances, local restaurants and cafes, access to public transportation, etc. The house is located on a quiet street with friendly (but not intrusive) neighbors in Fishtown. Fishtown (adjacent to Northern Liberties and Kensington neighborhoods) is full of delightful surprises for those who love restaurants, cafes, parks, hipster boutiques, and more. Local RESTAURANTS are fantastic: Walking distance to Milk Crate cafe (featuring La Colombe coffee and Metropolitan bakery pastries and more), Kraftwork (amazing beer selection and excellent menu), Lloyd (featuring whiskies and innovative cuisine), Stock (Vietnamese pho), Girard (new French bistro), and the line-up on Frankford Avenue with Fete Sau & Frankford Hall (both Steven Starr restaurants), Kensington Quarters, The Bottle Shop, La Colombe and more. Along the Delaware near the Sugar House Casino you will find new venues such as La Travinia, the music venue The Fillmore, and an old favorite of ours Yards Brewery where you can drink great local beer, eat delicious pub food, and take a tour of the brewery itself. YOGA: Five-minute walk to four (4!) yoga studios including Amrita Yoga and Mother Heart Yoga, and Threshold Wellness (for massage, acupuncture, yoga and more). Further into the neighborhood is Pacific Yoga. 3 block walk to dog-friendly Penn Treaty park with a kids playground area and huge open field right on the Delaware River. Further down Delaware Avenue is Sugar House Casino, for those who like to gamble. Easy on-street parking if you're driving. Located 2 minutes off of I-95. 7-minute walk to Girard Avenue stop on Market-Frankford subway line. Located 15-20 minute drive from airport: use Uber or taxi cab, or local train. 8-minute subway ride to Pennsylvania Convention Center. 15-minute subway ride to Drexel and University of Pennsylvania. Sleeping arrangements: 1st floor guest BR: 1 Queen 2nd floor bedroom: 2 single beds 2nd floor bedroom: 2 single beds 3rd floor master: 1 Queen Other: Basement has a couch (not a sleeper sofa) and plenty of space for air mattresses if needed. We have one queen-sized air mattress that we can set-up for you to use, if you want. House sleeps 10+: 8 people can sleep in beds. Another 4 on air mattresses (one of which we supply). Another 3 can sleep on sofas/couches. Let us know if you'd like us to add leaves to the dining room table: normally seats 6 but can expand to seating for 10 or more. Let us know if you need hanging space in closets for 2nd and 3rd floor bedrooms and we'll clear out space for you. (1st floor bedroom has plenty of empty drawers and closet space.) Let us know if you want access to the queen size air mattress to expand sleeping options. If you want us to provide basics for continental breakfast (coffee, tea, cereals, milk, etc), let us know your preferences. We can accommodate gluten-free and dairy-free as well. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No smoking. No cats (sorry - family allergy). Well-behaved dogs allowed. (House owners have a dog, so if you have a serious allergy please be aware that even with thorough cleaning those pesky dog hairs can still remain.) Family and friend gatherings are welcomed, but no bachelor or bachelorette parties.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Erin O
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

Erin is a wonderful owner that provided us a great house to accommodate and respond our question efficiently. We had some problem using the air-conditioning but Erin is really willing to help. Everywhere in the house is clean. Everything we need is well prepared. We...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank ninawang2016
Management response:Responded August 22, 2016

Nina, so glad you and your group enjoyed your stay! We do have a huge house and even with the most modern HVAC system and two control panels, in the 95+ degree heat of summer it can still be hard to regulate the temperature for...More

Reviewed July 17, 2015

Erin was wonderful and provided great information and a beautiful home. This was a work trip with colleagues an we would all highly recommend this rental.

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Annette S
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Children's Pool
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
City Getaway
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Local RESTAURANTS are fantastic: Walking distance to Milk Crate cafe (featuring La Colombe coffee and Metropolitan bakery pastries and more), Kraftwork (amazing beer selection and excellent menu), Lloyd (featuring whiskies and innovative cuisine), Stock (Vietnamese pho), Girard (new French bistro), and the line-up on Frankford Avenue with Fete Sau & Frankford Hall (both Steven Starr restaurants), Kensington Quarters, The Bottle Shop, La Colombe and more. Along the Delaware near the Sugar House Casino you will find new venues such as La Travinia, the music venue The Fillmore, and an old favorite of ours Yards Brewery where you can drink great local beer, eat delicious pub food, and take a tour of the brewery itself. YOGA: walk to yoga studios including Amrita Yoga and Mother Heart Yoga, and...
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