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Private Modern Apartment - Minutes From Philadelphia - Parking Included

Lansdowne, PA, USA
  • Apartment500 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, full kitchen - in 1890 historic colonial revival home

Get the best of both town and country during your next trip to Philadelphia. Stay in a well-appointed, modern private apartment in a beautiful brick colonial revival home (built 1890) in quiet Lansdowne, PA - minutes from the airport and downtown Philly. A short walk to regional rail (5 stops to Center City), Lansdowne's popular farmer's market, and local restaurants.

Our home was built in 1890 - actually pre-dating Lansdowne, the town in which it's located. While the exterior speaks to historical Philadelphia - the interior has been entirely renovated into multiple apartments with modern finishings. The property sits on .33 acres and includes the main building and a two-story carriage house.

The 1 bedroom apartment available (approximately 500 square feet) is on the second floor of the main house. It includes a living room, bedroom, full kitchen, and bathroom with bathtub/shower. There are ceiling fans in the living room and bedroom. There is also an air conditioner at the ready for hot days. The apartment has XFINITY (Comcast) cable and an Apple TV.

Guests have access to a second floor 1-bedroom apartment (living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom), as well as the washer and dryer in the basement. Guests also have access to one off-street parking spot in our driveway. No crazy Philly street parking!

We live here, too, and work from home, so we're more than happy to offer support as needed. We're all very friendly and love meeting new people, but we respect your privacy. If you're social - we'll be happy to return in kind! Otherwise - we're right downstairs if/when you need us.


Matt Bray

Member Since 2017
Premier Partner
This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
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within one day
Calendar last updated:
Apr 17, 2018
About Matt Bray

Matt, his wife Jessica, and their firecracker of a daughter Ripley love bringing life back to their 1890s colonial revival home near Philadelphia, PA. When not planning "what's next" on the home to-do list, we're still plenty busy: Matt works for a digital marketing agency. A huge chili pepper fan, he also owns and operates a popular spicy food blog - PepperScale - and spice information site - SPICEography. Jessica owns and operates a very popular Etsy store - Pattern Behavior. In fact her custom pillows are featured in our AirBnB apartment. And Ripley? When our toddler isn't butt-kicking aliens (guess who she's named after...), she's busy bossing Elmo and Cookie Monster around.

Matt Bray purchased this Apartment in 2016


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen


        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Iron & Board
                • Air Conditioning
                  Window unit
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                  Central heating
                • Internet
                • Clothes Dryer
                  Available - in basement
                • Linens Provided
                • Living Room
                • Parking
                • Towels Provided
                • Washing Machine
                  Available - in basement


                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Kitchen
                    • Microwave
                    • Oven
                    • Refrigerator
                    • Stove
                    • Toaster


                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 2 people


                            • Satellite / Cable
                              XFINITY/Comcast, Apple TV
                            • Television


                                • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                • not suitable for children
                                • wheelchair inaccessible

                                  House Rules

                                  Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                  Cancellation Policy

                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                  4 Reviews


                                  Latest reviews

                                  Beautiful apartment in a nice quiet area.

                                  Tammy L.

                                  Loved the apartment, the furnishings were cozy and the location was perfect!

                                  great host and perfect location

                                  Nancy O.San Luis Obispo CA

                                  My husband and I wanted to visit historic Philadelphia but did not want to stay downtown. We loved Matt's apartment in a lovely older home in Landsdowne, PA right outside of Philly. Very comfortable apartment and only a 5 minute walk to the local SEPTA station (train to downtown). The train left hourly from the station and we were in downtown within 20 minutes. Matt's apartment was very comfortable and we liked the apple TV so we were able to log into our Netflix account and watch movies in the evening. I highly recommend this apartment.

                                  Matt always answered our e-mails promptly and was easy to work with.

                                  Great unit,awesome owner,very clean,everything fresh an new, any need was handled immediately,

                                  Kurt W.

                                  Place was great. Very cool home in convienent location. Easy access an private parking. Can walk to septa transportation into Phila if needed . Matt was helpful and went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable. Place was bigger than it appears in pictures. Will stay there again when we visit Philadelphia. 5 stars

                                  The best choice ever!

                                  Noreen B.

                                  I stayed at this wonderful little place during a clinical rotation in downtown Philly. I LOVED it! I was a little worried about the commute, but it took me 15 minutes to get downtown (driving). I loved how clean this little "home away from home" was! The owners are so fantastic and were so accommodating. One specific day the power went out in the neighborhood, and within 10 minutes the owner was at the door making sure I was ok and gave me an update on how long until it would be fixed. I loved staying here and highly recommend it!


                                  Lansdowne, PA, USA


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