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1475 Swedesford Road, Valley Forge, PA 19355, USA    
(610) 644-6759
  • Free Night Participating Inn
 
 

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Description

Circa 1690. This 300-year-old Colonial stone farmhouse sits on four acres just two miles from Valley Forge Park. Boxwoods line the walkway, and ancient trees surround the house. Each of the three antique-filled guest rooms is hand-stenciled and features a canopied or brass bed topped with handmade quilts. Guests enjoy a full breakfast before a 14-foot fireplace in the "summer kitchen," the oldest part of the house. On the grounds are a swimming pool, walking and hiking trails and the home's original smokehouse.

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Rates

$104 to $129

Off Season: $104 to $129

Payment Types Accepted Include Visa, Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, Master Card, Discover and American Express.

    • Breakfast
    • Full Gourmet Breakfast

Amenities

This property has 3 total guest accommodations with private bath and 1 conference room. The types of beds available include Queen, Twin and Double.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable TV
  • Coffeemaker
  • DVD
  • Fax
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Turn-Down Service
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

Will serve full gourmet breakfast as early as needed
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Modem Connection
  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Gym Nearby
  • Flexible Cancellation
  • Flexible Check in/out Times
  • Will Serve Full Gourmet Breakfast As Early As Needed

Events Hosted

    • Seminars
    • Romantic Getaways
    • Family Reunions
    • Meetings
    • Honeymoons
    • Business Breakfasts
    • Business Luncheons

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish, French

Parking

Free onsite parking

Inns Of Interest

    • Oldest Continuously Operated Inns
    • Revolutionary War
    • Stagecoach Stops
    • Tunnels, Caves, Secret Passageways
    • Underground Railroad
    • Unusual Architecture
    • Who Slept/Visited Here
    • African-American History

Pet Restrictions

We allow small dogs with prior arrangement, additional nightly charge
  • Pets Allowed
  • We Allow Small Dogs With Prior Arrangement
  • Additional Nightly Charge

Romantic Interest

Breakfast served in front of fireplace, candlelight breakfast

Innkeepers Association Memberships

BBVF, BBCG, BBC

Describe Garden and Grounds

4 acres of manicured lawn with ancient trees, inground swimming pool

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

2 night minimum on weekends

Cancellation

Cancel less than one week before arrival date, less one night's deposit

Check-in/Check-out

After 3 PM / 11 AM

Smoking

Outside Only.


Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Bicycling
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Skiing Cross Country
    • Sports Events, Major College
    • Water Sports
    • Wineries
    • Antiquing

Historic Interest

The grounds have an original keep and tunnel, which was part of the Underground Railroad. Historic Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens and Brandywine River Museum are other nearby attractions. Lancaster Country, famous for its Amish communities, is a popular area to visit.

Historic Awards:

  • Local Register (Applied)
  • Local Register (Granted)
  • City Historical Site (Granted)
  • Tredyffrin Historic Architectural Award

Historic Memberships:

  • Local Historical Society
  • Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust

Historic sites nearby:

Valley Forge Historic Park (1-1/2 miles), Historic Philadelphia (20 miles), Brandywine Battlefield (15 miles)

Nearby College/University

Villanova, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Swarthmore, West Chester, Eastern, University of Pennsylvania

Get a Free Night at this inn

The dates this property will honor the certificate are Nov. 1-April 30, both nights must be Sunday-Thursday, excludes holidays.

- One Night Free: This property is featured as participating in the iLoveinns.com Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free program.


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Historic Jewel

I have never stayed stayed in a 300-year-old-house and what a treat. My wife and our 2 children enjoyed the Great Valley House and its history. Pattye is president of the local historical society and has lots of stories to share over breakfast. If you are a history buff, you don't want to miss an opportunity to stay here.
Craig S
8/8/2012

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Thank You!

This B&B is a very nice place to stay. Charmingly decorated historic home. The owners are friendly and helpful. The breakfasts are outstanding.
Russell A
4/10/2012

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First B&B Experience - Great!

Thank you so much for this experience. This was only our first time staying at a Bed & Breakfast & we loved it. All the little touches and attention to detail really makes one feel at ease. The room was beautiful and the breakfasts superb. You made a much needed vacation as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.
Lindsay T
6/6/2012

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Anniversary Stay

A perfect weekend getaway to celebrate our 5th anniversary. Thank you Pattye for making us feel so welcome. PS ... the breakfasts were fantastic.
Susan L
8/30/2012

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Great Summer Fun!

With temperatures at nearly 100 degrees and sightseeing plans 'on hold', it didn't matter. The swimming pool and grounds at the Great Valley House are amazing. We stayed 3 days and enjoyed every moment. We plan on making it a yearly summer visit!
Edwin S
8/1/2012

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History & Shopping

Once a year, my husband and I treat ourselves for a weekend away. He wants history and I want to shop. A stay at the Great Valley House and a walk in Valley Forge National Historic Park made him a happy guy and I shopped until I dropped at King of Prussia Mall. THANK YOU for pleasing both of us with a stay at your bed & breakfast. Plus, I got a jump on my Xmas shopping.
Sara K
11/18/2011

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Danish Pancake Balls!

Pattye, Please can I have the recipe for the pancake balls. Traveling with 2 little boys to a historic bed & breakfast is a challenge but you made us feel welcomed. They loved your pancake balls & sausage.
Madeliene O
11/10/2011

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Business & Pleasure

So glad that I brought my wife along on the business trip. I went to my business meeting and dropped her at the King of Prussia Mall for shopping. Thanks for the suggestion. Great location and the chance to stay in a 17th century house. Thanks for your hospitality!
Frank V
10/17/2011

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Weary Traveler Welcomed!

I could have sat in front of your walk-in fireplace for 3 days. Having breakfast in your old kitchen was such a treat for a Californian - thanks for taking care of me. Our apologies again for our late arrival, it was a long travel travel day yet you made us feel so welcome.
Mara S
10/14/2011

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Old House Lovers

Great House! I thought my 1815 house in Connecticut was old but you've got me beat. Loved swapping renovation stories from one old house owners to another. We'll stay in touch with updates.
Bill W
10/3/2011

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Relaxing Weekend

Your love for your home and guests is obvious. Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing weekend. Remember, you promised to email the souffle recipe.
Kathy & Mark K
9/25/2011

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Villanova Parent

Inviting our Villanova U daughter to stay in our room with us was so kind. We got to spend more time with her and she loved getting away from campus. We will be back next month for the the Villanova/Geo Washington game.
BJ J
9/21/2011

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Local History

We loved our stay. As Californians, on our first East Coast visit, we loved staying in our fist 300 yr old house. Thanks for your tourist suggestions for Philly (and Valley Forge). We crammed a lot in our 3 days
Linda S
12/16/2011

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Great Location for Meeting!

Great location for my Valley Forge meeting. Thanks for making business travel not so painful.
Brian B
9/7/2011

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Poor upkeep

Our room had old, dirty socks under the bed, possibly from past guests. The owner crept up the stairs and was listening in on us through the door at 10 past 8 in the morning while we were getting ready to come down for breakfast. Unclean and very creepy.
Preston

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Lovely and historic!

beautiful 300 year old home minutes away from Valley Forge. wonderful hospitality and reasonable rates. look forward to coming again!
Brian & Katie

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Not a good place to stay.....

This was the dirtiest and dustiest b and b we ever stayed at. The food for breakfast had no taste. It was a terrible experience and we would never return there again.
T D
5/1/2010

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charming home, lovely ambience

Best french toast I've had in ages. And great conversation to boot! Charming home, convenient location...I would love to stay here again.
Sue Johnson
San Francisco, CA
12/23/2008

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Great for Business Travelers Too

As a business traveler, the innkeeper's enthusiasm and warm welcome makes you feel just like you're home.
Anonymous
10/21/2008

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19 Review(s)
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Publicity and Press Reviews

Valley Forge Convention & Tourism Spring/Summer 2007 Guide, Main Line Philadelphia, Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Post, New York Times, Suburban Newspaper, Historical Documentary site, Travel cable network, Network TV.


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