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For Sophisticated Travelers, Beautiful Historic 1866 Farmhouse

New Hope, PA, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Notice: I book via phone call or text message Please contact me about available dates my calendar is not always updated 2679921128 ...Thanks

The house was built in 1866 and is in the New Hope Historical Society.

Its only a short walk into the beautiful town of New Hope PA and Lambertville NJ

Enjoy a peaceful charming setting, located on the oldest road in Pennsylvania dating back to 1711. Located across the street is the original tollhouse where stagecoaches once stopped and paid their tolls. Rocking chairs on the front porch are perfect for peaceful reflection.

This property is a romantic getaway filled with antiques & art. As you enter into the sunlit home filled with original hardwood floors, open beam ceilings and antique lighting you instantly feel the essence of New Hope's past. Romantic & charming, a must stay.

The gourmet kitchen has all Viking appliances, sub zero refrigerator, granite counters, and hand painted tiles. All the modern conveniences for the elite chef with gourmet cookbooks included. As you look out the kitchen windows you'll be enticed by a picture perfect courtyard setting...a perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee while sitting on antique wrought iron patio furniture surrounded by lush gardens & bubbling fountains. In the evening it's the ideal setting for romantic candlelit dinners.

Complimentary coffee, tea, ....Seasonal Gas fireplace flanked with bookcases in the dining room awaits you.

Beautiful dining room flows into inviting living room with flat screen TV, original art and comfortable seating. Beautiful handpainted tile full bathroom on first floor.

Glass french door opens to beautifully renovated tile floor basement level, with one cozy double bedroom and one cozy twin bedroom, TV room with fireplace, bookcases, DVD player, new full washer and dryer. Full tiled bathroom. Perfect for older children and adults.

This home has two beautiful bedrooms on second floor and granite bathroom with shower.

All beds in the house have beautiful linens. All bathrooms have blow dryers, fresh towels,soap and shampoo

The luxurious King Suite is located in the oldest part of the house. It has a new, extremely comfortable king size bed, flat screen TV and several windows with views of Old York Road as well as views of the beautiful private outdoor courtyard below. The black granite bathroom just outside your bedroom door.

The sweetest bedroom has a queen size bed with flat screen TV and is decorated in beautiful blue touile bedding. The handpainted turquoise tile bathroom with 2 person shower is located just at the base of the stairs outside your door.

Maid service, private chef, catering, concierge service are available upon request.

Venturing outside of the home...

Just down the street you'll find award winning gourmet take out. Day pass available to an elite gym or try a well deserved visit to a state-of-the-art day spa and hair salon to pamper yourself. Top of the line bike rental, grocery store, and dry cleaner are also down the street within walking distance.

A short 10 min. walk takes you right into the heart of charming historical New Hope where streets are filled with quaint shops and restaurants. Shop for antiques or enjoy live theatre at the Bucks County Playhouse where Grace Kelly debuted. Visit quality vintage or high-end retail clothing and jewelry shops. Nightlife, dancing, candlelit courtyard dining on the Delaware River are just a few more tantilizing town options. Also provided by the scenic Delaware are options for such things as boat rides and bike rides on 60 miles of scenic canal paths. Take a romantic ride through town via horse and carriage. Listen to live music throughout the town. There's always plenty of outdoor fun and don't forget the exciting ghost tours. This is a town that attracts many famous people who need to feel the peace of our beautiful quaint river town. The area is rich in history & love for the romantic at heart. Fall in love again & again in my beautiful town of New Hope.

Walk just a little further across the bridge over the Delaware and visit the charming town of Lambertville NJ. Fun awaits you with festivals and weekend fireworks throughout the year.

If you desire to venture even further...the Trans bridge bus line located just a 5 min drive from the home will allow you to visit New York City or Atlantic City. An hour away, you can enjoy the ocean for the day at the Jersey Shore. A forty minute drive takes you right into Philadelphia.

*NO PET STRICT POLICY !!

*ONLY HOUSE GUESTS PERMITTED ON PROPERTY AT ALL TIMES!! 7 MAX!!

Owner occupies art studio and apartment which is privately attached to far side of home and has private entrance, allowing you total privacy and full use of house, courtyard and parking limited to 3 cars.

Keywords: romantic, located in the beautiful town of New Hope, relaxing

Owner

Diana

Member Since 2011
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Mar 27, 2018
About Diana

Home is owned by local artist who renovated this 1866 farm house while keeping the historic charm. Her love for the New Hope area is seen throughout the home. She decorated the home to be warm and inviting inside and out!

Diana purchased this House in 2004

Why Diana chose New Hope

This home is in the center of beautiful Bucks County and New Hope. The large front porch and back garden courtyard are furnished with plenty of seating to escape to a charming setting in the countryside. While walking distance to area hotspots, it remains a quiet and charming retreat!

What makes this House unique

Walking distance to New Hope, this home is conveniently located outside of the crowds and close enough to walk into town. Grocery store, post office, gas station, Wawa and shopping center are within blocks. Parking included.

Amenities

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

      Bedrooms

      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1),

        Bathrooms

        • 3 Bathrooms

            Location Type

              • Village
                House located in the town of New Hope PA

                Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic

                    Meals

                      • Guests provide their own meals

                        General

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Air Conditioning
                            Window A/C
                          • Fireplace
                            Gas fireplace
                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Linens Provided
                            Fresh towels and sheets
                          • Living Room
                            Living room has 2 sofas and 2 chairs tv
                          • Parking
                            Parking for 3 cars in assigned off street parking . Shared driveway with neighbor so no parking on blacktop.
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet
                            Password provided in home

                            Kitchen

                              • Kitchen
                                Viking range
                              • Coffee Maker
                                Drip coffee maker ... I supply coffee and tea
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                                Fully stocked
                              • Dishwasher
                                Viking dishwasher
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Cooking Utensils
                                Fully stocked
                              • Microwave
                                Viking microwave
                              • Oven
                                Viking
                              • Refrigerator
                                Sub zero refrigerator
                              • Stove
                                Viking
                              • Toaster

                                Dining

                                  • Dining
                                    Dining table off kitchen by fireplace
                                  • Dining Area
                                  • comfy seating for 6 people

                                    Entertainment

                                      • Books
                                        Library of books provided as well as cook books
                                      • CD Player
                                      • DVD Player
                                        Located in basement level family room
                                      • Games
                                        Some games in living room
                                      • Satellite / Cable
                                        Cable channels provided
                                      • Stereo
                                        Bose radio in kitchen
                                      • Television
                                        Tv located in living room second floor bedrooms and basement level family room which sits between the two basement level bedrooms
                                      • Video Library
                                        Some videos provided

                                        Outside

                                          • Deck / Patio
                                            Private Belgium block patio, romantic european style landscaping with beautiful flowers & fountains
                                          • Lawn / Garden
                                            Only rear courtyard comes with house and has lots of seating and a dining table with umbrella
                                          • Outdoor Grill
                                            Granite top Frontgate stainless steel built-in grill
                                          • Porch / Veranda

                                            Suitability

                                              • not suitable for children
                                              • wheelchair inaccessible

                                                Attractions

                                                  • museums
                                                  • churches
                                                  • festivals
                                                  • health/beauty spa
                                                  • library
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • playground
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • synagogues
                                                  • theme parks
                                                  • winery tours

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • antiquing
                                                      • boating
                                                      • gambling casinos
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • miniature golf
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • sledding
                                                      • walking
                                                      • wildlife viewing

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • mountain climbing
                                                              • basketball court
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • freshwater fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • hot air ballooning
                                                              • hunting
                                                              • jet skiing
                                                              • kayaking
                                                              • mountain biking
                                                              • cross country skiing
                                                              • racquetball
                                                              • rafting
                                                              • rock climbing
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • skiing
                                                              • snowboarding
                                                              • surfing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • water skiing
                                                              • water tubing

                                                                Notes

                                                                  • Hi lots of activities near this house ... Golf , river sports tennis and more ....

                                                                    House Rules

                                                                    Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                    Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                                    Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                    25 Reviews

                                                                    Wonderful4.8/5

                                                                    Latest reviews

                                                                    BEST LOCATION FOR OUR SISTER WEEKEND THAT WE COULD HAVE HOPED FOR

                                                                    Kristine B.Erwinna, PA

                                                                    Mary Jo H pretty well summed up our feelings. If anything it was even better than the photos.Wonderful artistic details were everywhere, from the handmade tiles in the bathroom to the plantings in the private courtyard. Anyone would love this place but I had read quite a few other "sister weekend" rave reviews and find it interesting how attractive it is to women in general. Thoughtfull? Attention to details? I have four sisters, two of whom are art teachers, and we couldn't have had a better time sitting around the sun-drenched table and doing our art projects. Whatever, thanks to Diana for a very special stay!

                                                                    Lovely New Hope house

                                                                    Mary Jo H.

                                                                    Six of us stayed here for a long wedding weekend (July 2016) and cannot recommend it highly enough. The house is lovely and comfortably appointed - fabulous gourmet kitchen - beautiful, private garden with fountains, very tranquil. Absolutely immaculate. The location is a short drive/walk from New Hope / Lambertville (less than a mile). This was an effortless stay for us, and Diana, our hostess, made us feel very welcome and well cared for. Note that there was a heatwave and the house was completely cool and comfortable. This area is lots of fun for antiquing, dining, exploring history, hiking, biking etc etc., and this house is a welcome place to return to at the end of a full day. Diana left lots of helpful information about the house, local restaurants, grocery stores, and left wine and desserts for us on our arrival. As others have noted, the house is antique and the stairs are steep so small children / those with mobility issues may have difficulties. We did not experience any problems. The kitchen and grille are top of the line and I wish we had more time to use them! Beds and linens are wonderful. We hope to return.

                                                                    Girl's weekend

                                                                    Alice R.

                                                                    My friends and I had a fabulous girl's weekend. The house was lovely and Diana is so sweet and friendly. Couldn't ask for a better host or home. Can't wait to come back.

                                                                    Amazing Girl's Weekend

                                                                    Brooke M.

                                                                    My friends and I rented Diana's house for our fall girl's weekend and it was perfect! Diana is an amazing person and host and we all left feeling like we had made a new friend. Our group has been friends for most of our lives and this beautiful home served as a perfect backdrop for us to take time out of our busy lives and reconnect.

                                                                    Upon arriving, we immediately set ourselves up in the gorgeous kitchen (straight out of a Nancy Meyers movie) and had wine and appetizers late into the night as we told stories, laughed and truly enjoyed ourselves. The bottles of wine and cookies left for us by Diana were delicious and much appreciated!

                                                                    The bedrooms are very comfortable and each room in the house is exquisitely decorated. We could not stop talking about the beautiful attention to detail in all of the decorating. Besides the kitchen, we loved sitting on the front porch for coffee and tea in the morning and having a glass of wine in the back courtyard at night.

                                                                    We all left feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and reconnected. We recommend this lovely home for anyone looking for a perfect getaway and can't wait to return!

                                                                    BEWARE STAY AWAY!!!!!!!!

                                                                    Kerra Red bank, NJ

                                                                    For my best friends Bacholorette weekend we decided to rent a house for 2 nights in the New Hope area. This one looked super quaint and a perfect place for us to stay. Originally there were 7 people staying. A few weeks before the weekend we called in a panic that so many girls had dropped out to stay. There were now 4 girls staying and we decided to do one less night. We called the owner and she agreed no problem. When we arrived there yesterday awaiting our wine tour bus she comes out in a panic. Saying it was only 4 girls staying that's it. It was only 4 girls staying the other girls had designated drivers and would be leaving after dinner that night. She kept mentioning she was losing money. It was still ok and we went on our tour. 20 minutes later she texts the coordinator of this weekend and says to her we can no longer stay there. This was supposed to be a nice calm night being that were in our late 20's early 30's she discriminated against us. She thought it would be wild. We were transparent the entire time about who we were and gave her ample opportunity to refuse for us to stay there. She waited until last minute and knew that we would be in a pinch to find other accommodations. Fortunately she did give us back our deposit. She is a complete flake stay away from this place. She handled everything so poorly. If you want a seamless stay in New hope beware of this awful property owner.

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    When I receive bookings first question I ask is amount of people and reason for stay....I was told under 7 and a girls weekend!!!! Not bachelorette party! Three weeks before arrival I was asked if I could let them stay only Saturday night not Friday because only 4 girls can come. I said ok and I was also told 2 cars would be here.

                                                                    I contacted the coordinator a week before and confirmed only 4 girls are coming with 2 cars and check in is after 1 pm on Saturday. She

                                                                    then told me they were taking a wine tour and could not get key until around 5 pm Saturday. I expected to see the 4 girls around 5Pm Saturday but as I was leaving the house at 10 am Saturday there was 4 cars parked on my property and 1 of the cars was parked in my neighbors grass which I had them move it. I did not give permission for any cars to be parked at this house until after 1 pm and only 2 cars not 4!! There were 7 or more girls standing by cars waiting for the wine tasting bus to pick them up.

                                                                    I spoke to the coordinator before bus came and she said after they return around 5pm all the girls were coming into house and then they were going into town and later that night only 4 girls are sleeping over. I told her the agreement was for only 4 on property after 1pm with 2 cars..They left on wine tour and I called a local Hotel in New Hope to check on available rooms which they had ....I did not feel comfortable at this point and immediately I told her the phone number to Hotel as well as Taxi number and that they could not use this house. She broke the contract agreement.... I told her she could leave cars all day on property and when they returned which was 545PM I would return 100% of her money which I did.

                                                                    Honesty is so important and she had several opportunities before this group of girls arrived to talk to me and better explain what was going on. She handled this trip poorly and loosing money or their age was never the issue.........Thank you

                                                                    Outstanding Property!

                                                                    Margaret C.Temecula, CA

                                                                    My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights last summer when we travelled from California to go to his class reunion. We had no idea as to what to expect, as we usually stay at hotels, and decided to try a VRBO house. We were beyond pleased when arrived at the property. The house was amazing-spacious, cozy, well decorated, and extremely clean. There was a bottle of wine and an apple pie waiting for us on the kitchen counter. Diana, the host, was friendly and adorable. She gave us wonderful suggestions for restaurants and activities. We did try a few of the restaurants, and were able to walk into town and not have to worry about driving after having a few drinks. I would wholeheartedly recommend this property. If we ever need to be in the area again, I would not hesitate to stay here!

                                                                    Location

                                                                    New Hope, PA, USA

                                                                    Vintage Shops, Ghost Tours, Vineyards, 100 year old steam train rides, Outlet Shops, Seasonal weekend fireworks on the Delaware River, Fitness Gym within walking distance, personal trainer available. Flea Market

                                                                    Rates & Availability

                                                                    $508avg/night
                                                                    25 Reviews
                                                                    Wonderful 4.8/5
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