Near Longwood Gardens, Newark De.,and Wineries
Near Longwood Gardens, Newark De.,and Wineries
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
You won’t be charged yet

Come and stay in our beautiful Southern Chester County, Pa. home. Near U of D, Chadds Ford and Brandywine attractions surrounded by horse farms and wineries. Let us welcome you with the comfort and warmth
of home by sharing ours with you.

The space

Relax and enjoy the privacy of your own room and bath on your getaway in our warm, comfortable home, located close to Longwood Gardens, Winterthur, Brandywine River Museum and many other Brandywine Valley and Delaware destinations. Centrally located 15 minutes to our north is downtown Kennett Square, a great small town for shopping, restaurants or a relaxing stroll. Also 15 minutes south to Newark, Delaware, another great little town full of boutique shops, great restaurants and the University of Delaware.

This is a large comfortable room featuring a queen size bed with a feather mattress topper for your enjoyment. There is a small reading or sitting area near the window with an overhead light. The room is at the opposite end of the hall from the master and is very private. Guests have private use of the hall bath when only one room is rented.

We also have a very comfortable futon in another room available for more than two guests traveling together. The "additional people" fee covers use of this room at a discounted rate than when the futon room is booked alone.

*****Coffee, tea and light continental breakfast provided

The preferred check-in time is 4-7 PM but we can be flexible.

There is an in-room flat screen television for use with your Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Hulu subscription. If you would like to watch cable or local channels, you are welcome to join us in the family room.

We live on 1 acre of ground that is 6-26 minutes to everything that the area has to offer.

15 Minutes to TAX FREE SHOPPING in Delaware :0)

***We are 15 minutes to the University of Delaware Campus

***For the Wine enthusiast:
Paradocx Vineyard- 2.8 miles (6 minutes)
Kreutz Creek Vineyard-3.3 miles (9 minutes)
Borderland Vineyard- 2.5 miles (6 minutes)
Va La Vineyard-7.9 miles (15 minutes)
Flickerwood Tasting Room-13.7 miles (21 minutes)
Chadds Ford Winery-18.1 miles (26 minutes)
Galer Estate Vineyard/ Winery-16.4 mi. (24 minutes)

Attractions Within 20 minutes:
*Longwood Gardens
*Brandywine River Museum
*Brandywine Battlefield
*Pennsbury Antique Mall
*Northbrook Canoe Company

***For the outdoor enthusiast: (within 10 minutes)
-White Clay Creek State Park (walking, fishing, horse and bike trails)
-Fairhill State Park and Nature Center (walking, fishing, horse and bike trails)

*****We have very sweet cats who do not go in the bedrooms, but if you are allergic or really hate cats, this is not the place for you to stay. We do not allow other pets.*******

Guest access

Guests are welcome to share hosts family room with TV or to relax privately in the formal living room. Drinks and small food items may be kept in refrigerator. Free wifi, linens provided. There is a hair dryer and extras like shampoo etc. if you forgot to bring yours.

We have a large, beautiful property with a lot of privacy to enjoy our gardens and yard when the weather permits. Guests are welcome to enjoy their
time outdoors on our pergola or deck.

Interaction with guests

We are an artistic couple. My husband is a musician and I am a painter/potter who works at home in my studio behind the house. We will enjoy the company of our guests who wish to interact and respect the privacy of those who don't.

Guests are always welcome to visit my studio or converse with me if they see me working.

Other things to note

Please remember that we are opening up our home. It's ok if you are brand new to airbnb and don't have any reviews yet but If you don't have a clear profile picture of yourself and have not taken the time to share a little about yourself in your profile or posted references, please don't expect us to accept your request.


Amenities
Internet
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Air conditioning

Prices
Cleaning Fee $15 NZD
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price $98 NZD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 10AM

We are a smoke free house. Guests may smoke outdoors but please do not leave cigarette butts on the property. The carpet upstairs is brand new so we ask that you confine eating to any downstairs rooms or outside. (weather permitting). The refrigerator is available to store leftovers or drinks. We prefer that you do not cook but are welcome to use the microwave or toaster oven. Please do not invite anyone to our home.

You must also acknowledge
Cat(s) live in the house

Cancellations

Safety features
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

17 Reviews

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Harry User Profile
October 2017
We loved our visit to Karen & Al's beautiful home. They were very gracious hosts!! Karen showed us her artists workshop where she creates paintings and pottery. Bonus of three very friendly cats. We were attending a Family weekend at a UD In Newark. Easy 10 minute drive to campus. Private clean comfortable bedroom and bathroom. Nice breakfasts each morning. I loved the coffee too! We would recommend them and will return Year for our granddaughters graduation next spring. Harry & Sandy Ericson

Simon And May User Profile
July 2017
Karen and Al are so helpful and kind. The decoration of the house is fantastic and you can say it is a art work. The cats are so cute and I can't stop petting them everyday! And nature scenery around the house is very nice. The only one inconvenience is that waiting time for Uber to come here.
Karen And Al User Profile
Response from Karen And Al:
Thank you Simon and May. We really enjoyed having you. You are both so sweet. The cats think so too! LOL. I was stunned to learn that Uber even came to our area. That's why I have it in my listing that you need a car since our location is fairly rural. We wish you both the very best in your future.
July 2017

Mari User Profile
May 2017
Hosts Karen and Al are very personable and kind. The bed was very comfortable and the room spacious. A lovely continental breakfast was served.

Qian User Profile
October 2016
They are very nice couple. The last day we took a visit at Karen's art studio and she gave us two butterfly as gifts which is unexpected kind!! We love three cats especially Princess. I love her so much and she played with us two nights. I just can't help missing her. The bathroom is very clean and the bed is soft.

Joanne User Profile
September 2016
There's nothing more relaxing to us than staying at a friendly home filled with great art. That's exactly what our short stay with Karen was like, as we traveled between Baltimore Inner Harbor and the Brandywine Museum. She is a kind, creative and very welcoming host; we are grateful to have met her and hope to cross paths again. Highly recommend!

Kate User Profile
September 2016
Great stay. Great location, close to many wineries. Karen and Al were very welcoming in their lovely house. We felt right at home.

Ellen User Profile
July 2016
Karen was an exceptionally gracious host who went above & beyond 'due diligence'to text us very helpful info (re restaurants, concert, great nearby nature spot, etc). She also provided a variety of delicious breakfast offerings, considerably beyond the "continental" designation. It was delighful to have access to her well lit deck and gazebo. She couldn't have been more friendly & accomodating! We'll be happy to return.

Landenberg, Pennsylvania, United StatesJoined in April 2013
Karen And Al User Profile

Al and I live in beautiful Southern Chester County Pa. the home of idyllic countryside, wineries, horse farms and cow farms. I am a potter, painter and children's book author/illustrator. Al is a musician by night and title examiner by day. We have one amazing daughter and 3 sweet kitties. I have a home studio where I create my work. Hope to see you soon! Karen

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