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Romantic English Cottage in New Hope, Pa

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This is your cozy little Gothic cottage with Cable TV, WiFi, Heat & AC

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Most Romantic Getaway:

Don't forget to ask us about our availability in our second cottage. We still have lots of availability for July and August in our other cottage. Please ask for our information packer which has all photos and its details ;-)
Note: Please do not ask about (one night stays OR Pets). We absolutely don't do them. Absolutely no exceptions.

Situated on one of Bucks County's most fabled properties in the historic hamlet of Phillips' Mill, PA and just 1 1/2 miles from downtown New Hope, PA. sits this private Medieval English village. Renowned architect, painter, wood worker, and iron worker, Morgan Colt built this extraordinary village at the turn of the 20th century to be his residence.

Located in the middle of our little English village is your romantic one bedroom Gothic cottage. As you walk through the village, you'll feel as though you've stepped back in time and you're now in England 900 years ago. The Gothic Cottage has a Living Room, Bedroom with skylight (all fresh bed linens are provided for you), full Kitchen (small) with Spanish tile (kitchen is stocked with all pots, pans and cooking utensils and coffee for the Kurig coffee maker. Full Bathroom that comes complete with fresh towels... for your stay.

Relax And Enjoy: Step down into the sunken Italian garden and enjoy a glass of wine while you watch the sun set. This area has loads of great restaurants, art galleries, antique stores, live music , theater and cabarets, boat rides, old steam engine train rides... (See about our second cottage) Note: Please don't inquire about one nite stays.)

Relax and enjoy a glass of your favorite wine in the sunken Italian garden: Four large ornate stone pedestals were imported from a palace in Italy by Morgan Colt in the early 1900's and barged up the canal to Colt's residence where they have been standing at each corner of the sunken Italian garden for the last 100 years.

If you don't feel like cooking dinner, just walk out your door, down the cast-stone walkway, through the beautiful garden courtyards and through the large Medieval iron gates, where you will come upon The Inn at Phillip's Mill, also built by Morgan Colt and arguably 'the most romantic restaurant in all of Bucks County' (For weekend dining, you must call ahead for reservations. Note: Once you have booked your stay at The Gothic Cottage, we will provide you with an information packet about your stay that will also contain the restaurant's reservation phone number. (Note: Sorry but we ABSOLUTELY can't do one night stays)

Secluded Yet So Close To So Much: This is a great location aprox 1 &1/2 miles north of downtown New Hope, and Lambertville which are famous for their numerous fine art galleries, museums, wineries, great shopping destinations, antique stores, polo, great restaurants, boat rides, walking trails, bike trails, live music and live theater at the famous Bucks County Playhouse...

Another high point of staying here is that the village sits on the banks of the beautiful Delaware Canal which gives you instant access to the canal towpath where you can walk, or ride your bikes (1 mile) to historic downtown New Hope, PA, Lambertville or Stockton, NJ. The Gothic Cottage has private off-street parking and is available all year round so you can make this your new home away from home. (Note: Sorry but we absolutely can't do one night stays)

The Gothic Cottage is perfect for weekend getaways, week long vacations or temporary lodging and can comfortably accommodate two people. Extended stays, include weekly house cleaning services.

Unique Benefits of this Cottage: If you don’t feel like cooking dinner, just walk out your door, down the cast-stone walkway, through the beautiful private garden courtyards and Medieval iron gates, where you will come upon The Inn at Phillip’s Mill, also built by Morgan Colt and arguably “the most romantic' restaurant in all of Bucks County. Friday thru Sunday, you should call ahead for reservations and its BYOB.

Once you have booked your stay at the Gothic Cottage, we will provide you with an information packet about your stay that will also contain the restaurant’s reservation phone number.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking indoors. Smoking is only allowed outside with the use of an ashtray which is provided for you....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Cozy bedroom with queen-size bed, skylight and large window over-looking garden patio....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Full 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom is small but very nice. Beautifully painted and decorated and always kept VERY clean....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Catering Available. Patio: Gothic Cottage has its own garden patio area with charcoal grill, table, chairs and umbrella. If you are staying for more than 1 week, we provide house cleaning service once per week at no additional cost. Details are provided on our extended-stay rental agreement....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • River
  • Rural
  • Town:

    Although we are private & secluded, we are just a 1&1/2 mile drive by car to downtowm New Hope, Pa., Lambertville, NJ., and Stockton, NJ. where so many shopping, dining and nightlife attraction are....moreless

  • Village:

    Our property was built in the early 1900's as a private English village. Its very private but you can walk 1 mile on the tow-path along the canal to down-town New Hope from here....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Our property is located on the banks of the Delaware canal state Park where you can walk or ride your bikes for miles along the canal....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Cozy living-room with a wall of bookshelves full of books. Feels like home. ...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    We have private off-street parking for you. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:

    Kurig Coffee Maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    The kitchen is stocked with Kurig coffee K-cups as well as assorted teas and spices for cooking....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    There is a bike rental shop in downtown New Hope which is about a mile away....moreless

  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    Gothic Cotage has its own garden patio area with carcoal grill, table, chairs and umbrella. You are surrounded by beautiful gardens all thru the little English village....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have beautiful gardens and patios throughout the property were you can sit and relax or dine outside. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Local hotel provides pool access....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring & Summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$200
$1,250 $3,500
Off Peak
Sep 1 - May 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$200
$1,100 $2,800
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200
$1,200 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Accidental Damage Ins $39
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Please don't inquire about 1 night stays. Due to the cost of preparing the cottage for each new guest, we must have a min 2 night stay during off-peak months Sept 1 - April 30.

During the peak months of May 1 - August 31, we require a 7 nite minimum stay.

Thank you for understanding.


Manager'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.


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Location

37 Miles
Nearest Airport
Newark International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Stockton Inn
35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hoboken NJ Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Trenton Suburban Station
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
202
New Hope, PA, USA
Nearest Restaurant
The Inn at Philips Mill
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
Spring Lake, Jersey Shore

Car: Recommended

Situated on one of Bucks County's most fabled properties in the historic hamlet of Philips Mill, Pa. and jusy 1.5 miles from downtown New Hope, Pa. sits our private Medieval English village. Renowned Achitect, Painter, Iron worker, and Wood wooker, Morgan Colt built this extraordinary village at the turn of the century to be his residence. Come visit us for the Winter holidays here in New Hope. The entire town is always lit up so beautifully for the holidays. New Hope is one of the most beautiful walking towns. Just park your car once and you can walk everywhere. There are over 50 unique restaurants in New Hope and its sister town of Lambertville where you'll find restaurant after restaurant, Café after café, shop after shop. There is no shortage of things to do here. There are many great art galleries, antiques stores and live music. Most of our guests never want to leave. Being that we are located on the cannal, you can walk or ride your bikes on the towpath one mile into downtown New Hope, PA or Stockton, NJ. In Stockton there is a great 'indoor' farmers market which is open on weekends all year. New Hope is a famous river town that dates back before the revolution. For over 100 years, New Hope has been a well known art community. Another main attraction is the local 'Bucks County Playhouse which was home away from home to many of Hollywood's greates stars in the 1940's and 1950's many of whom later made New Hope their home. Note: PLEASE don't inquire about one night stays.

Other Activities: If you like shopping, then you'll love New Hope, Pa. Located just a 5 minutes down the road is Peddler's Village. It was originally built to look like a Colonial village with 80 unique quaint little shops dotted along the meandering herringbone brick walkways. All thoughout the shopping village are beautiful gardens with waterfall fountains and koi ponds. Great restaurants there too...

and if thats not enough, you also have all the outlet stores just across the street!

Also right nearby are two great flea markets for those who like to get up early on Tuesday or Saturday mornings to get the good stuff :-)

We also have 8 wineries that give tours, one great art museum (Michener Art Museum) and two other museums which are castles: Font Hill Museum and Merser Museum. In addition to everything else, we have all kinds of historic tours you can take, boat rides on the river, a train ride on an old steam engine that takes you through the heart of Bucks County OR you can watch a local polo match...

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1995

About: I was an actress in NYC for many years and settled here in the New Hope area with my husband. Then for the last 25+ years I've been a Real Estate agent with (Kurfiss Sotheby's Real Estate).

Why New Hope, PA, USA:
Note: If our calendar says we're book on dates you are interested in, please ask about our second English cottage here. This property originally belonged to my husband's grandfather, Dr. George Morley Marshall who in 1895 thought the New Hope area looked like the rolling English countryside so he wrote his boyhood friend and artist, William Lathrop and told him he had to come to New Hope. He then sold a portion of the property to Lathrop, thus began the School of Pennsylavania Impressionists here in the New Hope/ Phillips' Mill area. Soon after, Lathrop sold a few acres to Morgan Colt. who was a well known architect, painter, woodworker, and iron worker and painter. Morgan Colt then began building this extrodinary little English Village to be his residence. We purchased this property in 1995 and in 2010 decided to make two of the cottages available to rent (Gothic Cottage) seen here and (Herringbone Cottage). Please ask for our brochure which has photos and discription of both of our rental cottages here on the property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Dozens of great restaurants, cafe's, art galleries, and live music venues all within 2 miles of the cottage as well as 3 museums nearby. All of our guests love walking or riding bikes on the canal tow-path. You can see all the beautiful historic homes along the canal as you walk by. We have a great indoor Farmers Market in the little river town of Stockton which is just 1 mile up the road and you can walk there on the canal if you like. Our little English village property is like a scene out of a Harry Potter movie. The entire little English village was built to look 1000 years old. One of the cottages was originally built in England in 900AD. It was part of an old Abby which had fallen into ruin. A section of the building was dismantled and brought to the U.S., barged up the canal to this location. It was reconstructed and brought back to its original luster. Its just gorgeous! Take in a show at the Newly renovated Bucks County Playhouse. Maybe even see James Earl Jones or Angela Lansbury or dozens of other stars in our historic Playhouse.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • This is your cozy little Gothic cottage with Cable TV, WiFi, Heat & AC

    This is your cozy little Gothic cottage with Cable TV, WiFi, Heat & AC

  • It may look cold outside but its toasty warm inside.

    It may look cold outside but its toasty warm inside.

  • Your romantic little bedroom with skylight and window looking outto garden patio

    Your romantic little bedroom with skylight and window looking outto garden patio

  • Winter photo of our other English cottage rental here on the property

    Winter photo of our other English cottage rental here on the property

  • Your garden patio w.charcoal grill when you feel like dining or relaxing outdo.

    Your garden patio w.charcoal grill when you feel like dining or relaxing outdo.

  • Another view from the sunken Italian garden.

    Another view from the sunken Italian garden.

  • Village walkway which takes you to the romantic restaurant through the iron gate

    Village walkway which takes you to the romantic restaurant through the iron gate

  • One of the many great Gothic doors you'll see as you walk through the village.

    One of the many great Gothic doors you'll see as you walk through the village.

  • One of the other private dwellings in the village.

    One of the other private dwellings in the village.

  • The canal is great for walking or riding bikes. There are no cars allowed !

    The canal is great for walking or riding bikes. There are no cars allowed !

  • The streets of downtown New Hope are full of beautiful old mansions.

    The streets of downtown New Hope are full of beautiful old mansions.

  • Right in the middle of downtown New Hope is the famous Playhouse.

    Right in the middle of downtown New Hope is the famous Playhouse.

  • Gothic Cottage - side view. Lots of lights coming in from windows & skylight

    Gothic Cottage - side view. Lots of lights coming in from windows & skylight

  • Gothic Cottage Living- room in the late afternoon. AC, Cable TV & WiFi

    Gothic Cottage Living- room in the late afternoon. AC, Cable TV & WiFi

  • Your cozy little kitchen with 4 burner stove, Kuirig coffee  maker and refrig...

    Your cozy little kitchen with 4 burner stove, Kuirig coffee maker and refrig...

  • Our little English village walkway that takes you through the property.

    Our little English village walkway that takes you through the property.

  • One of the private English cottages you'll see as you walk through the property.

    One of the private English cottages you'll see as you walk through the property.

  • Evening veiw of the main gate as you walk to the restaurant from your cottage.

    Evening veiw of the main gate as you walk to the restaurant from your cottage.

  • Most romantic restaurant conveniently located here in the village

    Most romantic restaurant conveniently located here in the village

  • Another veiw as you're walking along the village walkway.

    Another veiw as you're walking along the village walkway.

  • Cannal Bridge at Rear of English Village, great for walking.

    Cannal Bridge at Rear of English Village, great for walking.

  • Stockton Inn - Great restaurant 1 mile away. Big Hollywood hangout 1940's-1950's

    Stockton Inn - Great restaurant 1 mile away. Big Hollywood hangout 1940's-1950's

  • The outside terrace at the Logan Inn, also located in New Hope.

    The outside terrace at the Logan Inn, also located in New Hope.

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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