Scholars home near UPenn/Mainline colleges

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Listing #145087

Preferred Destination: Paris, Île-de-France, France

| Open to any destination

House | House Sitting Requested
Last Updated 53 days ago

About

Welcome to our charming Philadelphia rowhome located in Cedar Park/Cobbs Creek neighborhood of West Philadelphia. It is a block from the 34 trolley and a 15 minute walk to the 52nd street EL (metro) stop. 10 minute walk to Mariposa Food Co-op/Dock Street Pizza & Brewery, Satellite Cafe, etc. The living, dining and kitchen spaces are bright and open-concept, kitchen includes double oven, gas range, farm sink and lots of equipment (we are total cooking addicts!) as well as a half bath/powder room. Upstairs are three bedrooms--one with a queen bed, one a queen futon/den, and one a spacious office with desk and many shelves of books (also book addicts!) as well as a full bath with upgraded finishes. I am a novelist and my partner is a designer so our house has great creative energy and I welcome you to sit at my desk where I write each day. UPenn and Drexel are a twenty minute ride on the 34 trolley, Temple is 45 mins by public transport, and the colleges of the main line (Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore) are 15-25 mins by car. West Philly is greener and quieter than center city, home to many cool alternative families and activist culture, sort of the Brooklyn rather than the Manhattan of Philadelphia. We are a 7 minute drive to historic garden and park Bartram's Garden that is super lovely.

Bedrooms
2

Bathrooms
2

Offices
1

Size
1,100 ft2

Suited For
4

Property Type
House

Availability

From April 27, 2021 until April 27, 2023

Minimum Stay

1 Week | Dates are flexible for this listing | Open to non-simultaneous exchanges

Location

House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Closest University

University of Pennsylvania

Nearby Universities
Bryn Mawr College | University of Pennsylvania | University of Pennsylvania: College of Liberal and Professional Studies | Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania | Haverford College | Swarthmore College | Drexel University | Temple University
Neighborhood

Cedar Park

Nearby Cities

Philadelphia | New York

Comments: Neighborly block in green progressive neighborhood

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Walk to Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Near Woods
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Exchange Terms

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is not included

Considerations

The home is suitable for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

Ask about the availability of a car

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with my pet(s)

Three very chill and sweet cats--Tofu, Sesame, and Gabriel

I would like help with plants or garden

Easy plants, watering once a week

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

TV

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Backyard

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Air Conditioning

Security

Security System

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Creative

Art Studio

Our Travel Preferences

Who's Coming?

Party of
2
2 Adults

Our Destination

Preferred Destination

Paris, Île-de-France, France

Flexibility

Open to a home exchange in any destination

What We Are Looking for


Bedrooms
1


Bathrooms
1


Offices
0


Size
500 ft2

Smoking

I prefer smoking not allowed in the home

Car

I would like a car if possible

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