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The Peg and Awl House, Historic Fishtown Hideaway

4.94(78 reviews)SuperhostPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Entire house hosted by Margaux And Walter
8 guests3 bedrooms3 beds1.5 baths
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Our 3 story Victorian Wonder captures the spirit of adventure and exploration. We transformed our historic home into a bright cozy space—perfect for family and business travelers. Located in the heart of Fishtown, it has everything you need to feel at home. Enjoy local restaurants, bars, parks and shopping. Explore via train, bike or foot. Comfortably sleeps 8, includes open concept kitchen and dining area, library, office, spacious backyard and plenty of space to spread out to relax or work.

The space
This is the house where Walter and I started our family and our business, Peg and Awl. We recently moved out to the Country(ish) and have spent much of 2019 designing and building the Peg and Awl dream house. In addition to the meticulous remodeling over the last 12 years, we simplified the layout, modernized the infrastructure, brightened the space, and kept lots of the architectural charm and layered history that makes this place feel like home—perfect for family travel, business travelers, and retreats. We also designed and built all of the Peg and Awl furniture inspired by the space! We are super excited to be able to share our city hideaway with you!



During your stay you can enjoy:
- High speed wireless internet
- Air condition and radiant floor heat
- 50" smart tv with house HULU and NETFLIX accounts
- A washer and dryer and laundry detergent
- A library full of books, games and art supplies
- Four desks throughout the house—a perfect office away from home
- An eight foot table for large families or work meetings
- A huge backyard with a tree swing, brick patio, table and chairs, and fire pit
- Three bedrooms, one king bed, two queen beds
- Two full air mattresses, a sofa and a day bed for extra sleepers.
- A clawfoot tub for a bath or shower
- Two yoga mats to prepare you for or to end your day with ease


Our cozy kitchen contains:
- Spacious open design
- Ilve gas stove top and oven
- Refrigerator and freezer with ice maker and filtered tap water
- Ground Coffee, French Press, Coffee Maker
- Selection of teas, Rishi tea steeper
- Full size dishwasher
- Commercial grade microwave and toaster oven
- Pots, pans, glass bowls and cooking utensils
- Dishes and silverware for up to 8 people

Guest access
Guests will have full access to the house and grounds—approximately 4000 square feet of space!

Other things to note
We were recently featured in Remodelista!

https://www.remodelista.com/posts/vintage-style-kitchen-peg-and-awl-philadelphia-historic-house/
Our 3 story Victorian Wonder captures the spirit of adventure and exploration. We transformed our historic home into a bright cozy space—perfect for family and business travelers. Located in the heart of Fishtown, it has everything you need to feel at home. Enjoy local restaurants, bars, parks and shopping. Explore via train, bike or foot. Comfortably sleeps 8, includes open concept kitchen and dining area, library,… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Iron
TV
Dedicated workspace
Dryer
Washer
Hair dryer
Hangers
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

We were just featured in Remodelista https://www.remodelista.com/posts/vintage-style-kitchen-peg-and-awl-philadelphia-historic-house/

Take a walk outside in any direction and discover Fishtown’s incredible local restaurants, nightlife, coffee shops, bars, parks, and shops!


We are conveniently located near public transportation including the El (elevated train), trolley, bike rentals – or – if you have the time and sense of adventure – by foot! The city is small and traversable!


Points of Interest:
-a short walk to the Northern Liberties neighborhood
-3 blocks from Route 95 highway for easy access
-12 minute ride to downtown convention center
-8 minutedrive, quick train or bike ride to Old City and the Historic District
-15 minute drive or quick train/bus ride to Center City District and City Hall
-12 minute drive or quick train/bus ride to Eastern State Penitentiary, The Philadelphia Art Museum and Ben Franklin Parkway
-other Phila gems include The Mütter Museum and The Wagner Institute we will include a book of all of our favourite places to explore in the house!

Street Parking is available throughout the neighborhood. Our block has no restrictions, but be mindful of all signs in the neighborhood!
We were just featured in Remodelista https://www.remodelista.com/posts/vintage-style-kitchen-peg-and-awl-philadelphia-historic-house/

Take a walk outside in any direction and discover Fishtown’s incr…

Hosted by Margaux And Walter

Joined in May 2013
  • 78 Reviews
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Margaux and Walter Kent, Mama and Papa to Søren (11) and Silas (8) and Co-Founders of Peg and Awl. We recently moved out of the city to our ‘5 Acre Wood’ where we spend our time outside until the city beckons. We are psyched to share our city home after 7 months of transforming it into the ultimate Peg and Awl House! We homeschool our boys, love to travel, have been successfully running our small business for nearly 10 years. We also love to treasure hunt, paint and draw, and gather stories. More on (Hidden by Airbnb) @pegandawl and @pegandawlbuilt
Margaux and Walter Kent, Mama and Papa to Søren (11) and Silas (8) and Co-Founders of Peg and Awl. We recently moved out of the city to our ‘5 Acre Wood’ where we spend our time ou…
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
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