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4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2.5 private baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2.5 private baths

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Houstonia Mansion is an impressive 27-room mansion house built in 1921 by the, then, Mayor of Chester, Mr Howard Houston. It is idyllically situated in Houston Park, a 45 acre park of rambling trails along Ridley Creek. It is 15 minutes from PHL airport, and 25 minutes from Center City, Philadelphia.

Free parking on premises
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

16 Reviews

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Brittany User Profile
February 2018
Everything was perfect and so much more than we could’ve ever hoped for! Andrea is such a sweet host. We had a lovely breakfast in front of a toasty fireplace, and the rooms and bathrooms were sparkly clean and decorated so tastefully. We also loved her two adorable mini schna…

Susan User Profile
January 2018
A gorgeous mansion beautifully maintained. Spacious bathrooms with tiled floors. Andrea is very attentive to make sure you have everything you might need. It is very quiet even though it is a family home. Andrea gave me a wonderful breakfast in front of a roaring fire. This will …

Jennifer User Profile
October 2017
Everything about the experience is quaint and charming. Can it get better than snuggly schnauzers named Trixie and Truly and an extra duvet? Also the wonderful woods on the property were the perfect restorative reset after a drive down from NYC. I hope to find myself in Andrea's …

Linda User Profile
October 2017
Having lived in Wallingford growing up, I found it inconceivable that I knew nothing about this mansion that was literally around the corner from where my father and my grandparents lived. It is a mansion in a park that is hidden from the neighborhood. You can walk the trail, …

Mark User Profile
October 2017
This is a very nice older home in a quiet, somewhat secluded location; but was close to everything we needed. Andrea and her husband were exceptional hosts and have done an amazing job of keeping the home period correct. It is truly an incredible place. Andrea was quick to answer…

Heywood User Profile
September 2017
If you've enjoyed the film "Sabrina" or "Philadelphia Story" you'll love this place. It's a 1920's mansion on the Philadelphia main line (Philadelphia's answer to Westchester, Sands Point, or Potomac). The photos of the house in air bnb do it justice. It has about 5 acres of p…

Lisa User Profile
September 2017
Andrea has a beautiful historic home in a quiet residential neighborhood. They just don't build homes like this anymore and it's neat to think that all Airbnb guests become a little piece of the home's history too. The room I stayed in is tastefully decorated and very clean, with…

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