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The Gables  

Gables Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA
Elegantly restored Victorian mansion, modern amenties, fine details, near Univ. of PA, convenient to center city more...

Gas Fireplace, and more...

Number of Rooms: 10
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Price Range: US$ 105.00 to 165.00 pppn

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Don Caskey & Warren Cederholm
4520 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 19143 map

Tel: 1-215-662-1918
Fax: 1-215-662-1918
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Winner of The Historical Society's Outstanding Preservation Award and Philadelphia Magazine's Best of Philly Award 1996 "Best Urban Getaway"
The Gables is nestled in the middle of Philadelphia in a section known as University City. This is a residential community developed around the turn of the last century. It boasts an eclectic grouping of Victorian homes and Edwardian townhouses.
The Gables was designed by prominent Philadelphia architect Willis Hale in 1889 and became the home for the Egan family from its construction until about 1936. This exuberant red brick 16 room Queen Anne Victorian sits convenient to transportation on the corner of Chester Avenue at 46th Street.


The home features natural chestnut and cherry woodwork throughout the first floor sitting rooms, grand entry hall and large dining room. Guests may relax and socialize in these rooms decorated in period furnishings. Each day homemade muffins, fruit, cereal and other breakfast goodies are served along with juice, coffee, and hot tea.
Guests are often found sitting on the magnificent wrap-around porch or in the garden reading the morning paper or perhaps a good book selected from the many available throughout the house. The yard with its ever blooming perennial garden is a favorite spot shaded by a stately old Norway maple and blossoming dogwood, Japanese cherry, crab apple and magnolia.

The gleaming oak floors with intricate inlays invite guests into the warm, welcoming rooms. Oriental style carpets accentuate the rich pallet of color chosen for the walls. Each guest will be delighted in the comfort and beauty of the lavishly furnished and sparklingly clean rooms. Most rooms have private baths and some even have working gas fireplaces to add an ambiance of romance.

Amenities: Air conditioning, Gas Fireplace, Fridge, Microwave, TV, Cable, DVD Player, Telephone , Wireless Internet, and more...

Payment Methods Accepted: Discover, Master Card, Visa, American Express, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Cash.
Check In/Out Policy: Check in prearranged between 1PM and 10 PM, Check out 11AM

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours

We have pets. Please ask about children.

Breakfast: coffee, tea, muffins, cereal available at 7 AM fruit, main dish, yogurt, and juices set out from 8 to 9:30.

Driving Directions: From Route 76 take exit 346A, turn toward the University of PA, Stay on Spruce Street to 42nd, turn left, 3 blocks at stop sign turn right onto Chester Avenue. 4520 Chester Ave, located on corner of 46th Street. Drive enters off of 46th.

Local Area Attractions: Museums, Universities, Hospitals, Historic Philadelphia, Sports Complex

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