Comfortable 1930s Cape in Marlborough Village(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Sleeps 4. 2 Bedrooms. 1 Full Bath, 1 Half Bath
This Cape Cod style house has been owned by our family since it was built in 1938. While small compared to houses being built in Chester County now, it is quite comfortable in the winter, and in warmer weather the screen porch is the perfect place to relax.
The two bedrooms are on the second floor: the larger one has a queen-sized bed and the smaller one has a full or double bed.
There is a full bathroom with a tile shower on the second floor, and a small combined laundry room/half bath on the ground floor. The kitchen while compact is well suited to cooking with a gas range and is completely stocked with cookware and dishes.
The house is situated on a two acre property and is quite private. The driveway has room for two cars. There is a second house on the property with its own driveway, and several other houses clustered near by, with a historic Quaker meeting house across the road.
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Member since: 2014
- Max. occupancy 4
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Botanical Garden
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Kennett Underground Railroad Center, Longwood Gardens, New Bolton Center, Brandywine River Museum, Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site are all quite close.
Marlborough Village is quite close to Bernard's Orchard with a great selection of local fruit and vegetables, as well as Northbrook Canoe Company which is right on the Brandywine River. Kennett Square offers a wide variety of restaurants and shops including, Sam's Subs and La Peña Mexicana. Not too far is The Whip, a perfect country pub.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: I bought this last year, but I grew up here, and so did my mother. It was built in 1936 by my grandparents.
Why the Owner Chose Kennett Square, PA, USA:
I wanted to keep this property in our family for continuity. Chester County has a lot of large modern houses and also a lot of beautiful old farmhouses and barns: this is neither! It is a smaller Cape Cod style house built from a Better Homes and Gardens plan.
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View from road in springtime
Front view of house
Hallway and stairs, straight through to the kitchen
Kitchen counter with vintage cabinet
Living room midday.
Morning coffee on the screen porch
Bright upstairs bathroom
Double bed with open closet
Sitting area of large bedroom with restored chaise lounge
Queen bed tucked under the roof line
Drawing of the ground floor
Front view of house in early summer.
Front door with daffodils
Kitchen windows and sink
Dining area with morning sunshine.
Living room at dusk.
Rhubarb pie cooling on the porch
Tile shower with skylight
Marble-topped dresser with plenty of storage
Four windows make the room airy and bright
Meeting house wall just across the road looking towards the village crossroads
View from meeting house bench of a dairy farm
Drawing of the second floor
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, April 03, 2017
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