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Luxury Condo In Historic District Close To Convention Center

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom Luxury Penthouse, Close To Convention Center & Historic Old City

Welcome to the Chestnut Lofts, 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.

PLEASE DO NOT USE THE BOOK IT NOW BUTTON FOR STAYS LESS THEN 4 NIGHTS BEFORE CONTACTING US

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.

*Please make note that the loft bedroom on the second floor has a very low ceiling around 6 feet and possibly even lower in some spots as there are exposed beams.

***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

****Very Important

Please read our notes about 2 and 3 night stays in the rates section. We take them on a case by case basis and rates can be much higher. Please do not use the book it now button for 2 or 3 night stays before contacting us.

More Details

Owner
Josh Russell
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

Why Josh Russell chose Philadelphia

This building has been family owned since 1930, once my grandfathers furniture store the building has since been converted into The Chestnut Lofts. 16 Boutique Condos located centrally in Beautiful Old City.

What makes this apartment unique

Close to the convention center and the best of historic old city!

Amenities

Center City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft Bedroom on Second Floor - 2 double
  • First Floor
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Luxury Condo In Historic District Close To Convention Center
average rating of 4.769231 based on 65 reviews
New York
4

Charming Apartment

  • 4 of 5

Was more than pleased with the accomadations. Very cool apartment with the japanese doors, brick wall and huge arched window. close to subway, and great cafes/restuarnts around in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Fe, Texas
4

Loft was in a great location!!!

  • 4 of 5

This loft was exactly as pictured. Roomy for my family of 4. My girls loved sleeping in the loft above. The only reason I did not give 5 stars is because the master bedroom is hot when trying to sleep. My suggestion would be to have an oscillating fan for guests. Other than that the location was centrally located and you can literally walk to everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and thanks for the feedback, July in Philly can be hot and we do have very good central air but sounds like it wasn't getting into that bedroom well enough, i will look into a fan or perhaps just a vent in the wall that goes out to living room for better circulation. We haven't had anyone mention this before so i will look into this some more.
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Baltimore, MD
5

Perfect location! Chic city living.

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself and our 21 month old daughter stayed in the loft for the 4th of July holiday weekend. The loft is perfect for a family getaway. It was clean, nicely decorated, and in a convenient area. We enjoyed everything about our stay. Just as an FYI, there is feather bedding throughout. It's very comfortable, but if you're allergic, bring your own pillows.

The master bedroom is comfortable and we loved the Japanese sliding doors. The living room is spacious and airy. We enjoyed looking out the large window and seeing the action in the street below. While we didn't end up using the loft bedroom, it would be perfect for those with slightly older children. The kitchen is compact, but has everything you need. We prepared breakfast every morning which is a huge perk compared to a hotel stay. The location can't be beat. We were only a 2 block walk to Penn's Landing to see the fireworks. In fact we were able to see fireworks from the kitchen of the apartment. Independence Mall is close by and we walked through many of the nearby neighborhoods. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful space, great location

  • 4 of 5

Loved our time in this condo! Perfect location from which to explore Philadelphia. Particularly loved the proximity to the historic district which gave us the opportunity to explore both in the early morning and evening and avoid peak tourist times. Great museums in every direction. Subway station just a block away and so many restaurants and bars all around, we were spoilt for choice!

Condo is beautifully decorated and well appointed. We had everything we needed for our stay. Owners were very responsive and helpful. Would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and historic with all the necessary accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. We come from a very quiet, secluded area in northern New Hampshire. This little condo put us right in the mix of old Philadelphia. We loved being able to walk to everything and spent a lot of time at the waterfront. So perfect for an older couple to browse and sightsee without worrying about driving. Very comfortable with air conditioning, plenty of hot water and all around cozy. Yes the street noises were loud, mostly young people shouting and enjoying the very warm weekend. We spent a fair amount of time just people watching. Might not be perfect for someone wanting a quiet spot but just perfect for us.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cincinnati, OH
5

Perfect Condo in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We were in town to sight see American History and check out what Philly had to offer for 3 days. This condo offered lots of room for our stay, very clean and a lot of amenities inside. It was an easy walk (3 and half short city blocks) to Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and several museums. I highly recommend the Museum of America Revolution (1 block from the condo) & the National Constitution Center (6 blocks from the condo). The condo also is in the heart of many different dinning option and a short walk to the Spruce Street Harbor Park, Penn's Landing, accessing public transportation (SEPTA) & and other attractions.

The owner Josh was easy to get a hold of and was very helpful in booking the condo. I will be renting this condo out again when we come back to town!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Center City Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Nightly Rate
Jul 21 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$189
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Nightly Rate
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
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$175
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Nightly Rate
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$203
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$221
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
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$224
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Oct 17 2017 - Oct 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$204
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$223
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$218
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$230
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Oct 25 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
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$227
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$209
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$209
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$198
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$214
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Nov 14 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$204
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$220
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$194
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$235
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Nov 24 2017 - Dec 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$198
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$209
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Dec 7 2017 - Dec 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$192
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$210
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 9 2018
2 night minimum stay
$204
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$217
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Wheelhouse Market Rate
Jan 10 2018 - Jan 25 2018
2 night minimum stay
$212
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$228
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$224
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 8.5%

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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