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Cozy Cottage with Pool and Trout Creek on Historic Property

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great room with queen bed and fireplace

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Chester apartment description

The Cottage at Valley Glen is a 1730’s bank barn, which was 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.

The Cottage features a small kitchen; a main room with fireplace,radiant heat floors, queen size bed and a dining area; a screened porch and a small bedroom with two single beds, trundeled. 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, with lots of walking and biking trails. The spring and summer offer great bird watching, including hummingbirds. There is a gourmet grocery store 3 miles away. It is 10 minutes drive to Septa and Amtrak trains.

All the Brandywine Valley attractions are a short scenic drive away. It is 30 miles to Philadelphia and to Lancaster. 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 make it perfect for relaxing.

The property is on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Paradise Valley Historic District.

Keywords: Romantic, Private, Country, Nature, Fireplace, Pool, Brandywine Valley, West Chester, Longwood Gardens, Hiking, Biking, Birdwatching, Trout Fishing, Antiquing

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                smoking allowed on porch...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Kitchen
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Fireplace
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Wood Fireplace

              Entertainment

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Free Long Distance

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        40 ft in ground pool between house, cottage and forest. Available late May through September...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Golf:

                        multiple private, semi private and public courses near by...moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        east bradford park 3 miles away...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic

                      Activities

                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Fishing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Walking
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Shopping
                      • Museums
                      • Live Theater
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Library
                      • Churches
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Arboretum
                      • Cinemas
                      • Restaurants
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Base Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $125 $125
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $855 $3,660
                      spring/ summer/fall
                      May 1 - Oct 30
                      2 night min stay
                      $125
                      winter
                      Nov 1 - Apr 29
                      2 night min stay
                      $120 $120
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $800

                      Discounts: 14 nights or more: $100 Nightly

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Additional Fees and Taxes:

                      cleaning fee $100

                      additional pet cleaning fee $50


                      Notes:

                      $200 security reservation deposit by check


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                      Last updated: 07/18/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Recommended

                      We are located midway between Downingtown and West Chester, along Valley Creek, which feeds into the Brandywine Creek/ River.

                      There are wonderful museums nearby, including Brandywine River Museum, Chester County Historic Society Museum, and Winterthur. Valley Forge, Brandywine Battlefield and many other historic sites are a short drive away.

                      For plant lovers Longwood Gardens, Chanticleer, Tyler Aboretum, and Morris Aboretum are nearby.

                      House and Garden tours are offered throughout the year, Chester County Day House Tour is probably the oldest and largest of those.

                      United Sports Training Center is just 5 miles away. Northbrook Canoe Company offers canoe rentals and is 6 miles away.

                       

                      Owner info

                      About the owner: Erik Freeland and Margaret Sheehan were raised in Chester County and have always loved the historic stone architecture and scenic countryside. Margaret is a practitioner of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and Herbology and Erik is an artist, film editor and film maker.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • great room with queen bed and fireplace

                        great room with queen bed and fireplace

                      • Newly remodeled European-style wet room.

                        Newly remodeled European-style wet room.

                      • cottage and porch from the garden

                        cottage and porch from the garden

                      • view from cottage to pool

                        view from cottage to pool

                      • Single bedroom with dresser and closets.

                        Single bedroom with dresser and closets.

                      • Sunny kitchen with Dutch door.

                        Sunny kitchen with Dutch door.

                      • view of pool from under birch tree

                        view of pool from under birch tree

                      • bee balm blooming in july

                        bee balm blooming in july

                      VRBO #350443

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, May 25, 2014

                      $120 - $125 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 3

                      View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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