WASHINGTON, June 15, 2013 — Picturesque Brandywine offers many wonderful options for accommodation to enhance your stay in the area.
Whether making your way into the area to experience the amazing history, or just looking for a chance to slow down and enjoy the beauty of your surroundings, choosing a place to stay in
A bed and breakfast is usually a small establishment that offers a place to sleep as well as breakfast in the morning, but usually no other meals. The custom of opening one’s home to travelers dates back the earliest day of Colonial America.
Many people who have never stayed in a B&B still think of shared bathrooms and communal eating. Although there are still some establishments which follow these guidelines, most provide a much higher level of privacy.
If you have never stayed at a bed and breakfast hotel, the
This Inn is one of the most beautiful farms in
The grounds are a wonderful destination themselves, with a fully stocked pond, beautiful trees and flowers. You might also be lucky enough to spot deer, groundhogs or the resident heron on the property.
The rooms are large and immaculate, each with its own private upscale bathroom. Many of the rooms also have fully stocked bookshelves and a gas fireplace to sit next to in order to enjoy one of the books. Some of them even have their own fenced off garden area with furniture to sit out and enjoy the peaceful evenings.
Lance and Sandy Shortt, along with their two young adult children, do their best to truly provide a home away from home. The main house is where they whip up a delicious breakfast every morning; Lance and Sandy also run a restaurant so they do this very well. Lance is also always available to guests looking for help or a friendly conversation. They also keep a coffee maker on the counter at all times for the guests to use, as well as a refrigerator stocked with drinks and a few snacks out on the counters.
Lance was overheard talking recently about their location being so close to
370 Valley Road,
The Fairville Inn was built in 1837 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The main house is where the dining and reception rooms are as well as 5 guest rooms. The Carriage house contains 4 rooms as well as 2 suites and the Springhouse has another 4 rooms. All rooms in the Carriage house and Springhouse have a private deck or balcony. Many of the rooms have fireplaces for cold winter nights. In addition to breakfast, tea is also served daily in the main house.
506 Kennett Pike,
Faunbrook Bed and Breakfast
Build in 1860; it is one of the oldest and largest Bed and Breakfast in the
Guests will stay in one of the 7 beautifully decorated rooms and be served a 3 course breakfast by candlelight. A beautiful porch wraps around the main floor of the house which provides perfect views of the grounds.
All of the Brandywine B&Bs are worth the 2 hour trip from
If Bed and Breakfasts are not what you are interested on there are also plenty of convieniently located chain hotels if you are looking for a place to just get a good night’s sleep and quickly head out to see the sights.
Hampton Inn, Comfort Inn, Days Hotel,
If you have any questions or need any assistance or even opinions about the region, the visitor center are extraordinarily helpful, please contact them at http://www.brandywinevalley.com/ or call 484-770-8550.
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