Welcome to 417, a modern, luxury home in the center of West Chester featuring a unparalleled private, zen garden retreat. 417 sits on a quiet, historic street built in 1900, just a block from all of the 65+ restaurants and 60+ shops in town. Currently 417 is only available for a short term monthly rentals starting January 2017 - April 2017. All furniture, artwork, bedding, electronics, and fully equipped kitchen is included. All utilities (electric, trash, security, water, sewer, cable/wifi) is included. Trusted cleaning service is available which comes twice a month at a mutually agreed upon time for an additional $160 a month. We ask to treat our home with respect as most art and sculptures were done by family and irreplaceable. This is an incredible place that will grow on you. This is an ideal home for corporate executives, work relocations, and couples moving to West Chester. Sublet will be required to have verified ID and a supplemental sublet contract signed before reservation confirmation. Please no students. The Space Thanks for considering a stay at our home. I have been an avid world traveler for years and now will be looking forward to hosting and renting my home for 2016. This updated home features a modern, contemporary flair combined with the classic and timeless old world charm and character of exposed brick walls and wood beams. Amenities include off street parking, zen garden with entertainment seating and grill, new kitchen with silestone counters, cherry hardwood floors throughout, and everything you need for entertaining. Third floor loft is currently set up as a family/entertainment room with its own hvac unit, home office workspace, TV and large couch. At a spacious 1,900+ sq. ft, 2.5 baths, and 3rd floor loft there is plenty of room for a couple and enough to accommodate a small group. First floor: Living room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Laundry Room, Half Bath, 2 Closets, gas fireplace, integrated reverse osmosis drinking water system, Central AC/Heat Control, and rear deck. Smart 3D TV with Verizon HD Plus Channel Package, High speed WiFi, Portable Bluetooth Speaker System for streaming while cooking or hanging out. Second floor: Master Bedroom, kingsize bed, HD Wall Projector for watching movies, walk-in closet, two dressers, full bath with walk in shower, hair dryer, and essentials. 2nd Bedroom features queen size bed, full closet, dresser. Full bath in hallway. Third floor loft: Family/entertainment room with its own hvac unit, home office workspace, 50inch TV with chromecast, and large couch. Just a couple miles outside of the town of West Chester is a beautiful countryside, wildlife preserves, the brandywine river and hiking trails. Guest Access The entire home and property is yours to enjoy. Rear parking for two vehicles and on street parking in front of the house is open on the weekend without a permit. Free wifi access throughout. 3D Smart TV in living room with Verizon HD Plus TV package. Streaming video on third floor loft with Chromecast. Master bedroom HD projector has included HDMI cord for playing movies via laptop and watching them on the wall. We offer a fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washer/dryer, guest towels and bedding. Also enjoy the deck, zen garden, and night lights built into the landscape. Interaction with Guests Enjoy your privacy. For more immediate needs, there will be a contact for emergencies and a local contact for recommendations. We work to make ourselves available to meet you at the house upon arrival. The Neighborhood 1 block to downtown West Chester and all of the great restaurants, shops, & bars There are festivals, street fairs, outdoor concerts, outdoor movies, parades, and other celebrations all throughout the year in the borough of West Chester. 60+ boutiques: walking distance 65+ restaurants: walking distance 12 parks: walking distance West Chester University: walking distance Chester County historical society: walking distance Chester County Arts Association: walking distance Historic West Chester railroad: walking distance Kreutz Creek Vineyards Tasting Room: walking distance Resident Theatre Company: walking distance Stroud Preserve Nature Sanctuary: 5 minute drive Longwood Gardens: 7 miles (10-15 minutes by car) Brandywine Creek State Park/battlefield (sightseeing, kayaking/canoeing/tubing): 13 miles (15 minutes by car) Valley Forge National Park: 14 miles (20 minutes by car) Chanticleer Gardens: 15 miles (20 minutes by car) Lancaster County/Amish country: 45 miles (1 hour by car) Philadelphia attractions: all attractions are approximately 35–60 minutes by car depending on traffic. Philadelphia International Airport: 23 miles Philadelphia museum of art: 22 miles Professional sports venues (Home of the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Wings): 29 miles Independence National Historic Park: 34 miles Pennsylvania Convention Center: 36 miles 25-30 minutes to Wilmington, DE 2 hours North to New York City 2.5 hours South to Washington DC Getting Around Septa bus runs from West Chester to surrounding areas along with the Exton train station being 10 minutes from town serving all Philadelphia stops. By foot, bicycle, uber, or car are your best options for around town. Other Things to Note Safety Features: Integrated Fire Alarms, Carbon Monoxide detectors, Fire Extinguishers, and wireless LifeShield Security System. Trash and Recycling pick up is Thursday morning. Cans are located behind fence in the parking area. Lids must be on cans or they won't take it. We welcome you to our family home where you can enjoy the peaceful beauty of Chester County and the fun of the West Chester borough. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do! Our rules are simple - treat our home with the same respect as your own, no smoking in home or on premises, no illicit drugs, and no disrespectful behavior. Extended stays or monthly stays are welcomed and are considered on a case by case basis.