Spacious bedroom with private bath

House - Private room · Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, United States

Enjoy this spacious bedroom in a Civil War-era farmhouse on 2+ acres one mile from downtown Princeton. Feel at home with our extra comfy beds, fully-equipped kitchen, breakfast bar, large garden, bikes and nature trails.

The Space

Your bedroom includes a king-size bed and a clothing rack. A full, private bath adjoins the room. There is a second, shared bath downstairs. Sheets, towels, toiletries and a bathrobe are available for your convenience and comfort.

A twin or double-sized aerobed can be provided for additional guests upon request (subject to availability). Room sleeps up to four.

Our house is situated on two and a quarter acres of sprawling lawn and 100+ year-old sugar maples, oaks, and pines. The house currently looks more 1950s than 1860s, but we hope in time to restore and reveal the house’s old bones. We are also currently working to replace some of the traditional, suburban landscaping with an organic fruit, vegetable, and flower garden). We keep chickens. Our property adjoins a nature preserve (great for trail running and walking).

Guest Access

You'll share with us a kitchen, dining room, living room, deck, and sprawling backyard.

We've got a fully stocked self-serve breakfast & snack bar available throughout the day (cereals, fruit, yogurt, jam, tea, coffee, fresh eggs, sausage with many gluten-free/vegan/paleo options) and a kitchen with plenty of space for your groceries.

Cable TV + Netflix / Amazon Prime. High-speed Wifi both indoors and throughout most of the property. Board games. Lawn games. Chickens, flower garden, vegetable garden, young fruit trees & berries.

Ample parking. A limited number of bikes with helmets and locks are available for your use. Washer and dryer are in the basement.

The Neighborhood

We are located one mile from the main gates of campus (a 20 minute walk or 6 minute bike ride).

Cut through our woods and find a path that leads you into the Community Park, Mountain Lakes, and John Witherspoon Woods nature preserves: 208 acres of deciduous forest, a breathtaking reservoir, and open meadows. Great for runners, walkers and bikers.

Local attractions (by theme):
**Natural Princeton: Lake Carnegie, the Delaware-Raritan Canal & tow path 30 miles of kayaking, running and biking, Mountain Lakes Preserve
**Princeton University: One of the country’s most beautiful college campuses with many lectures and cultural offerings that are open to the public.
**Artsy Princeton: the Princeton University Art Museum, McCarter Theater
**Historic Princeton: The Princeton Battlefield (site of the Battle of Princeton during the American Revolutionary War), the Princeton Cemetery (resting place of Sylvia Beach, Aaron Burr, Grover Cleveland, Jonathan Edwards, George Kennan, John Witherspoon)
**Einstein’s Princeton: The Institute for Advanced Study and the Institute Woods, the Einstein Museum, “Einstein at Home”--an exhibition of rare photos of Albert Einstein, on display at the Princeton Historical Society.
**Eating well in Princeton: The Bent Spoon, the Homestead (authentic New Jersey Italian in Trenton), Cafe 44, Blue Point Grille, The Little Chef Pastry Shop, Mediterra, Alchemist & Barrister, PA Dutch Farmer’s Market.
**Spooky Princeton: Princeton Battlefield Ghost Tour & Cemetery
Literary Princeton: F. Scott Fitzgerald, the Princeton Public Library
**Agricultural Princeton: Terhune Orchards & Winery

Getting around

While it is very easy to travel to Princeton from New York, Philadelphia, or Newark Airport by train, public transportation within Princeton is limited. We are located one mile from the main gates of campus (a 20 minute walk or a 6 minute bike ride).

If you don't have a car and are not keen on walking or biking, there are several taxi companies in the area. In addition, we're happy to offer rides to town whenever we are available.

**Downtown Princeton: 15 minute walk, 5 minute bike ride
**Princeton University (main gates): 1 mile, a 20 minute walk, a 6 minute bike ride
**Princeton train station (the “dinky”): 2.6 miles, a 33 minute walk, a 10 minute bike ride, a 9 minute drive, and $8-10 cab ride
**Princeton Junction train station (West Windsor): 4.7 miles, a 13 minute drive
**New York: 52.9 miles, 1 hour, 15 minutes to lower Manhattan driving, 52 minutes by train from Princeton Junction to Penn Station (midtown Manhattan), about 1 hour by train from Princeton station.
**Philadelphia: 45 miles, a one-hour drive. One hour and 45 minutes by train

Other Things to Note

We have a four-bedroom house and rent three bedrooms on the second floor. One has a private bath, the other two a shared, adjoining bath.

You can view all of these rooms here:

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $600 /week
Security Deposit: $200
Cleaning Fee: $15
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Excellent, really appreciated the help and support from Jenn and Omar, they were so helpful and friendly. Great to borrow bikes and explore Princeton on bikes, and great they were so flexible with our college daughter visiting and sleeping over. Thanks very much, highly recommended.

    April 2014
  • I could not be happier with my experience. The location, home and room are absolutely beautiful, and so incredibly comfortable. Jenn and Omar are the most gracious hosts I have ever met, and went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable and happy.

    March 2014
  • Jennifer and Omar were great hosts and we enjoyed their hospitality! Its a diamond in the rough. It was such a peaceful place away from the hustle and bustle of things but minutes away from it all if you needed it again. The room had tons of natural lighting which was the icing on top for me. They were very flexible and hospitable. Definitely hope to be back one day.

    March 2014
  • Jen and Omar's farmhouse is about a 15 min. walk from campus, and it is the most amazing place. The bedroom is very peaceful, with many windows overlooking the garden. They have thought of everything that anyone would possibly want for breakfast (every type of nut arranged in mason jars, muesli and granola, oatmeal, pancake mix, cereals, yogurt, berries, the prettiest eggs from their own chickens, lara bars and other granola bars for people who are just running out) as well as every toiletry item that anyone could possibly require, arranged in the neatest way in a very meticulous linen closet. I will be staying here often in the future!

    March 2014
  • Truly a pleasure to be hosted by Omar and Jennifer. A taste of country right outside the door. Fresh farm eggs from their very own chickens, delicious snacks, a spacious bedroom with a comfortable quality bed which was quite important to me. I made reservations for one night and decided to stay another. I met my daughter and grand-baby at the house and found them laying on a blanket on the lawn waiting for me. Very sweet.
    Thank you for your warm hospitality Omar and Jennifer. We were quite comfortable and happy.
    I'd like to think that we would be back again...if you'll have us....smilie.
    The best to you two.
    Marci Solomon

    March 2014
  • Great location and most welcoming hosts. Every detail is well thought out. A very comfortable, spacious bedroom with great bedding. Many excellent options for "help yourself" breakfast. Even got my first taste of maple tree sugar water - superb!

    March 2014
  • We had an excellent few days staying with Jen and Omar in Princeton. They made us feel right at home straight away in their beautiful farmhouse. The room was enormous and the bed was extremely comfortable. The breakfast was amazing and enough to keep you going all day. The house is set in beautiful grounds and is an easy walk into the centre of Princeton. Most of all, it was great to spend some time with the hosts, who were friendly, welcoming and really interesting.

    March 2014
  • Had a perfect stay at this beautiful house. The room was VERY spacious, the bed was so comfortable. We were able to make breakfast in the morning in the kitchen and there was also a huge selection of breakfast foods, pretty much anything you want they got it. Felt like we were at home from the beginning. Definitely would stay here again. Telling all my friends about it too.

    March 2014
  • Great Host, 5 stars

    February 2014
  • Omar and Jenny were very welcoming and relaxed. They urged us to to make ourselves at home in their lovely farmhouse, and when the weather was inclement they were only too happy to give us a lift into downtown Princeton. It was strictly self-serve in their kitchen, which suited us down to the ground. Much closer than the Route One hotels and much nicer!

    February 2014
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I've recently moved to Princeton with my husband who is a professor. I'm an academic turned documentary filmmaker and sometimes homesteader. This year we've harvested from our property: wild greens, berries, all sorts of vegetables, chestnuts (the most amazing you've ever tasted!), maple syrup, and the loads of fresh eggs daily. This year we've seen on our property: loads of wild birds, vultures, hawks, great horned owls (they eat our poor chickens but make the most amazing sounds at night), deer, rabbits, groundhogs, and several species of turtles.
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