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Cottage on Historic Gentleman's Farm

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Located in the heart of Historic Chester County, few locations in the United States offer so many things to see and do. Some of the loveliest creations of man or nature are nearby ( 1hr.). The cottage is on a 70 acre country estate (circa. 1797) with fields & trails, surrounded by over 2000 acres of private land. Yet, there is gourmet dining, tennis and historic sites within walking or bicycle distance. In the late 1990s, Chester County was listed as one of the top ten counties in which to live, owing to its beauty, historic significance and the general sophistication of its inhabitants. Horse-carriages and hot air balloons are just a few of the common sights. The Cottage is located on a private lane, just off a quiet, picturesque country road that is a favorite of bicyclists, joggers and equestrians. The farm, its history and surroundings were the subject of Edwin A. Peeples’ Walden-like memoir PLANTING AN INHERITANCE; LIFE ON A PENNSYLVANIA FARM (see amazon dot com)

DIRECTIONS: Googlemaps '1611 Old Kimberton Rd,Pa,19425'

Keywords: Country Estate Cottage

More Details

Owner
Chris Peeples
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
80%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About Chris Peeples

Owner and creator of nationally recognized Vixen Hill Mfg. Co. in 1980.

Chris Peeples purchased this cottage in 1946

Why Chris Peeples chose Chester Springs

Family Estate and an opportunity to meet world travelers without leaving home.

What makes this cottage unique

Having personally traveled the world I can say no place offers the palate of life's delights as life in Chester Springs, Pa USA

Guestbook comments from the owner

Maintaining a 65 acre farm includes all kinds of equipment and is inescapable. City people would never understand this just as the scream of sirens in the city is something beyond my threshold of acceptance.The jackhammering could have been avoided had the guests ever left the cottage for a one day outing. There's lots to see. Allowing dogs is a luxury few owners allow, and had I known that the animal was mentally deranged, I'd have turned down the reservation. There's all kinds of flavors out their and this couple is the wrong flavor for this farm.
Aug 2016
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • mobile phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • conservatory
  • Tennis
  • wooden decking
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Groomed fields & rolling hills, Pure Spring Water for drinking & bathing, Bicycles Provided

Reviews

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average rating of 4.836364 based on 56 reviews
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place with great hosts! House has everything you need to feel like home.

Thank you for let us stay in your cottage. :)

  • Review Submitted: 30/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved it, it was homey, and charming

  • 5 of 5

We would stay here again. The cottage is perfect for a get away, we were here for our friends wedding and we're able to relax and enjoy ourselves before and after. The sun porch was perfect to listen to the rain or sit and enjoy a book with the sounds of the birds. Just make sure to watch out for the deer as you are driving.

  • Review Submitted: 20/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scituate, Ma
5

very pleasant stay filled with comfort and beauty

  • 5 of 5

This is a comfortable home with many fine touches. The property sits on a large area of farmland with fields for walking. Great birds, deer and other wildlife. The extended neighborhood is rolling hills, open farmland, miles of neat fencing, horses, beautiful homes and landscapes. This is not the PA of turnpikes and malls (although all necessities are available close by) but a place of soft, peaceful beauty.

  • Review Submitted: 16/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, country setting

  • 5 of 5

A cozy, comfortable cottage in a beautiful, peaceful setting. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 09/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming and serene cottage along with being stocked with everything one could need!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable and peaceful stay. Can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Venice, Florida
5

Serenity now

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little cottage in a bucolic setting. The all-season porch is our favorite place for a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. Everything you need for a weekend getaway or a longer stay in an area abundant with fine restaurants, history and culture.

  • Review Submitted: 22/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Philadelphia / Reading / Allentown
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Sly Fox Micro Brewery
Nearest Ferry
200 Miles
Cape May Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kimberton / Phoenixville / Valley Forge
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Paoli / Malvern / Exton
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Pa Turnpike / Rt 100
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Yellow Springs & Kimberton Inns (4/5*)
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Doe / Spring Mountains
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
Atlantic City
Car: necessary

Personal Fitness Training & Massage Therapy available on Premises, Free Bicycles Provided, Fox and Basset Hunting

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$169
From
AU$203
Fri,Sat
AU$1,084
AU$3,117
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$33.88

OLD pre- 2013 rates were:

$ 125 / day 1 or 2
$ 100/day for 3 day or more
$ 600/wk & $ 2,400/month ( $ 75/nt.)

New 2013 rates are:

$ 150 for 1 night
$ 125/night for 2 to 6 days
$ 100/night for 7 to 30 days
$ 80/night for 30+ days

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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