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Luxury Condo in Historic District Close to Convention Center

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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 queen bed in Bedroom, 1 full bed in 2nd bedroom , Sleeps 4

Welcome to the Chestnut Lofts. Located at 2nd and Chestnut.

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.

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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. As we do own 2 apartments in this building one facing north towards chestnut and one facing south. This unit faces south toward a parking garage. Please see notes below for pros and cons of each unit.




***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



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Manager

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Other Amenities

  • I recently put a 47 Inch Plasma in this Condo.

Entertainment

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Historic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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Mar 15 - Mar 22, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $173
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Mar 23 - Mar 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$186 $203
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Mar 25 - Mar 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $203
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Mar 27 - Mar 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$165 $165
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Mar 29 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$246 $250
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Apr 1 - Apr 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$168 $250
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Apr 5 - Apr 7, 2017
2 night min stay
$180 $215
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Apr 8 - Apr 9, 2017
2 night min stay
$192 $227
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Apr 10 - Apr 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$194 $212
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Apr 16 - Apr 19, 2017
2 night min stay
$185 $185
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Apr 20 - Apr 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$206 $219
Fri, Sat
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Apr 22 - Apr 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$227 $239
Fri, Sat
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Apr 24 - Apr 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$239 $250
Fri, Sat
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Apr 29 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$186 $250
Fri, Sat
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May 1 - May 11, 2017
2 night min stay
$197 $219
Fri, Sat
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May 12 - May 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$249 $250
Fri, Sat
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May 16 - May 17, 2017
2 night min stay
$231 $231
Fri, Sat
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May 18 - May 19, 2017
2 night min stay
$206 $233
Fri, Sat
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May 20 - May 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$211 $241
Fri, Sat
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May 22 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$201 $215
Fri, Sat
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May 27 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$211 $234
Fri, Sat
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Jun 1 - Jun 14, 2017
2 night min stay
$217 $229
Fri, Sat
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Jun 15 - Jun 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$205 $231
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Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2017
2 night min stay
$211 $242
Fri, Sat
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Jun 20 - Jun 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$222 $239
Fri, Sat
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Jun 24 - Jun 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$201 $239
Fri, Sat
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Jun 27 - Jul 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$203 $220
Fri, Sat
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Jul 22 - Sep 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$195 $215
Fri, Sat
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Sep 2 - Sep 3, 2017
2 night min stay
$197 $224
Fri, Sat
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Sep 4 - Sep 8, 2017
2 night min stay
$192 $209
Fri, Sat
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Sep 9 - Sep 10, 2017
2 night min stay
$190 $216
Fri, Sat
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Sep 11 - Sep 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$203 $214
Fri, Sat
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Sep 16 - Sep 18, 2017
2 night min stay
$192 $222
Fri, Sat
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Sep 19 - Oct 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$197 $215
Fri, Sat
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Oct 21 - Oct 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$211 $223
Fri, Sat
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Oct 25 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$195 $221
Fri, Sat
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Nov 1 - Nov 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$202 $202
Fri, Sat
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Nov 3 - Nov 13, 2017
2 night min stay
$192 $208
Fri, Sat
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Nov 14 - Nov 17, 2017
2 night min stay
$198 $213
Fri, Sat
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Nov 18 - Nov 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$188 $228
Fri, Sat
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Nov 24 - Dec 6, 2017
2 night min stay
$193 $203
Fri, Sat
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Dec 7 - Dec 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$186 $204
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Dec 30 - Jan 9, 2018
2 night min stay
$198 $211
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Jan 10 - Feb 16, 2018
2 night min stay
$205 $220
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2018
2 night min stay
$195 $211
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Feb 22 - Feb 27, 2018
2 night min stay
$189 $204
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$194 $218
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Pet Fee $40
  • Tax Rate 8.5%

Notes:

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.

Rates Subject to Change


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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Location

The Hipstoric™ Old City District (OCD) is a place of unique people, significant history, charming shops, intriguing night life, and just loads of entertainment. Come and find out why it's a great place to visit, work and live. We look forward to seeing you in the neighborhood! Independence Hall, Independence Visitor Center, the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell Center are but a few of the countless historical attractions the OCD has to offer. Learn about our important history and the Old City of today, while eating and shopping at fun and interesting places!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1990

About: My grandfather purchased this building in 1930 using it as his furniture store. My father developed the building into 20 offices and 16 condos selling off several while keeping this penthouse unit for himself.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

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Photos

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  • Kitchen with Granite Counters Stainless Appliances

    Kitchen with Granite Counters Stainless Appliances

  • Out Front

    Out Front

  • dining room

    dining room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Washer Dryer

    Washer Dryer

  • Bath

    Bath

VRBO #141917

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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