Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Host: James S.
Published May 12, 2021

Listing closed for this period

General description

  • Main home
Large Victorian row home in elegant neighborhood near the University of Pennsylvania campus. Easy access to stores, restaurants, parks, etc. Very close to main trolley line to the City Center and beyond.

Needs and Animals

  • My pets
  • Many plants
  • 2 cats
  • Fish
Both cats have daytime access to outdoors but should stay inside overnight. Outside koi pond in backyard, and several tropical freshwater fish tanks on first floor and in basement. Fish need feeding every other day or so. Large collection of tropical plants/orchids, some of which need daily misting/watering.

Practical life

  • City
  • 150 - 500 m² (1590 - 5290 sq. ft.)
  • 20 - 200 m² (210 - 2110 sq. ft.)
  • Metro/tram station
  • Bus stop
  • Railway station
  • Airport
  • Market
  • Small shop / Minimarket
  • Supermarket
  • Doctor
  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital
  • Veterinarian
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Deep freeze
  • Enclosed garden
  • Ground floor
  • No disabled access
Our home is just west of the center of the City of Philadelphia. The immediate area is urban residential with plenty of trees and green space, but with very easy access to downtown. Shops, restaurants, cafés, and public transit all within easy walking distance.

Comfort and Luxury

  • 3 floors
  • 9 rooms of which 5 bedrooms
  • Traditional
  • Landscaped garden
  • Art and music
  • Air conditioning
  • Fitted kitchen
One woman's bike in house; bike-share rack one block from house. Large collection of books; nice enclosed patio garden with gas barbeque.

Tourism and Leisure

  • City
  • Museum
  • Zoo
  • Cinema
  • Theater / Opera
Ideal for exploring the historic City of Philadelphia; famous for its Liberty Bell and Independence Hall; Italian Market, "Rocky" Statue and Chinatown; incredible museums, art collections and theaters; restaurants, nightlife and cultural diversity.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Philadelphia, PA, USA


From Wednesday 2021

To Sunday 2021

flexible dates

The dates are somewhat flexible, but we intend to buy the tickets soon. Ideally, we would want the sitter(s) to arrive on the day of our departure so that we can give instructions, answer questions, etc.



James S.

Registered since 11/05/2021

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