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Beautiful House in Heart of Center City Philadelphia

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,134 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms beautiful, bright, spacious house on tree-lined street

Beautiful townhouse on tree-lined street in Logan Square.

Central air. Hardwood floor throughout.

Short walk to Comcast Center, Coxe Park, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Schuylkill River Trail, Center City's Financial District, Barnes Foundation, Rodin Museum, Franklin Institute, Natural Sciences Museum, Rittenhouse Square, Chinatown, The Free Library of Philadelphia main branch, Fairmount Park neighborhood.

Quick trip to University of Pennsylvania, CHOP, Temple, Jefferson, Drexel, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art.

Eat-in kitchen with garbage disposal and dishwasher, and French door leading out to a small private patio.

Second floor open plan with sunny bedroom, small den, large closet, and bathroom with shower.

Third floor master bedroom with large walk-in closet, and spacious bathroom with bath tube.

Basement with laundry, large storage closets and a separate basement entry-exit.

We live a block away in with and would be happy to stop by for a short chat to welcome you if you so desire.

Within two minute walk to buses and within 10 minute walk to train stations. Cabs everywhere close walk to most city's art and historical attractions.

This house is in the heart of Center City a few blocks away from the financial district while on a residential street.

More Details

Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Mandarin, Hokkien - Taiwanese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017

About Sophie

We are new to homeaway but we've been hosting via for about a year now We are working professionals with young children. I am from a small village in Taiwan and my husband is from Connecticut. We love Philadelphia and hope you will too when you visit Philadelphia, whether or not you stay in this house.

Sophie purchased this townhome in 2001

Why Sophie chose Center City

We live in the same neighborhood within 3 minute walk to this house so we will be attentive hosts.

What makes this townhome unique

Our prices are very low and below market because this house is on short term rentals during the six months a year my parents are not living there.

The house is on a quiet street. It is a very short walk to museums, restaurants, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and many fun things in the city. Quick trip to Penn, Drexel, Temple, Jefferson, The Philadelphia Convention Center.

This house was built right about 1801 and is one of the many unique and lovely historically certified houses in Philadelphia. The street is charming and quiet even know you are really close to everything tourists come to Philadelphia to see!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Center City in Philadelphia

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1134 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 18:00 / Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • The first bedroom is an open floor plan
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


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Beautiful House in Heart of Center City Philadelphia
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews
Denver co

Overall a good stay, great location!

  • 4 of 5

Overall a good stay, great location!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and Close to Everything!

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a really lovely and picturesque neighborhood - Sophie is a very responsive and accommodating owner who was great to work with. The furnishings are modest, but comfortable and at the end of the day exactly what you need, you are going to a home, not a sterile hotel. The house is a 20 or so minute ride from airport (during non-rush hour traffic), within walking distance of museums, food, and coffee shops. Lyfts/Ubers are always nearby, and getting to the locations I was going always seemed to be no more than 15 minutes away by car. I would absolutely stay here again and recommend it for others too, it was a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mesa, AZ

Great location, quiet neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

The town home was perfectly located as it states. It's within walking distance to anything, even though it's on a pretty and quiet street. We really enjoyed our stay and Sophie had everything we needed. We only wish the beds were a little more comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay while exploring Philadelphia

  • 5 of 5

My wife and our two small kids (4 and 2) stayed here over the weekend. We wanted a simple yet comfortable place to stay for two nights while we explored Philly. This rental was perfect for us. It's comfortable and clean. It is located directly in the heart of the city, in a safe neighborhood (the Logan Square area). We were able to walk to the art museums, the Independence Hall historic area, Reading Terminal Market, and other major tourist destinations. Sophie was a great hostess and provided helpful pointers on local amenities. If you are looking for comfortable and reasonably priced lodging to explore Philly on foot, this is a perfect choice.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

The property was in the perfect location for our visit to Philadelphia. It was just what we were looking for. Sophie was very quick to respond to all of our questions. If you want to spend time in downtown Philly, in a really cool neighborhood, this is your spot.

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sometime Simple is just the right thing!

  • 4 of 5

Great townhome in the art museum area - simply decorated but clean, warm and a great location. Sophie was great to work with from booking to departure and responded quickly if I had any questions. This is a 2 bedroom with 2 bathrooms (not easy to find in the city at a reasonable price), and Sophie had everything we needed in the kitchen for our short stay. Would definitely rent again......thanks Sophie!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such a wonderful guest Christine, and leaving our house so clean and tidy!
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Nearest Train
1 Miles
30th Station or Suburban Station
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Center City, Greater Philadelphia

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £22.48 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.5%

Please, the house truly is non-smoking, please do no smoke inside the house or in the small rare patio.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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