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Philadelphia Million Dollar Estate - Pinnacle Award Winning Home

Sleeps25
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 7,500 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 2 Chefs Kitchens, Movie Theatre, Pool/Game Room, Gym

*Philadelphia Million Dollar Estate is perfect for large Family Vacations, Reunions, Weddings, Receptions, Private and Corporate Special Events!! Professionally designed and decorated this home will surely impress, while making you feel right at home at the same time. The oversized large main floor has gorgeous floor to ceiling windows and a spa like master retreat which includes a fireplace and jacuzzi tub/bathroom. The oversized living and family room overlook this amazing park-like setting which is perfect place to entertain in or simply relax at the end of a busy day of shopping & sight seeing in both comfort and luxury. There is an additional single bedroom on this floor as well. The downstairs level is completely finished with top of the line detail. There is a private Movie Theatre room which easily seats 12+ persons and includes a 60' TV screen. There is also a full, second Chefs Kitchen on this floor, as well a complete exercise/fitness center. There are two additional private Bedrooms, one with its own en-suite (handicapped accessible). And not to be forgotten is the Pool/game room that heats up not only with competition but also another cozy fireplace as well. The upper floor consists of three additional bedrooms, each with large queen beds, one includes a twin bunk bed, as well as an additional twin bed which is perfect to sleep all the kids! There is an additional full bath on this floor as well as a separate lounge area, perfect for kids and teens to hang out in their own space. Linens and towels are provided, but if needed there are two sets of washers and dryers for your use. This custom Estate home is truly a one of a kind gem. Reviews continually state "you won't believe it until you see it" and "the pictures don't do it justice". This property is private, yet in the perfect location for easy travel and leisure events. Come and be our guests for your next Family Vacation, Intimate Gathering, Business Function, Reunion, Birthday Bash, Girls or Guys Get-Away. Be our guest and Enjoy Vacationing and Entertaining in Philadelphia Luxury and Style!

*Additional Fees may apply for events & non-overnight guests.

More Details

Owner
Heather Dougherty-Harris
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Heather Dougherty-Harris

Our family has lived in this home for over 10 years. It is truly a family home. We love this home so much we have decided to keep it and share it with others as we spend most of the school year in Florida. My husband was born and raised in Pennsylvania and I was born and raised in Florida. It is such a blessing to be able to spend time with both families as we raise our four children. Our time in Philadelphia is so special, we look forward to living in Florida and visiting the northeast as often as we can. In the meantime we look forward to sharing this amazing one of a kind, family home with you and your guests in the Philadelphia area.

Heather Dougherty-Harris purchased this estate in 2004

Why Heather Dougherty-Harris chose Pottstown

We purchased this property because of the unique beauty that it possessed. The location was a huge selling point for us. We are so close to Philadelphia, Washington D.C., New York City and Baltimore. The home is also one mile from a major road, so it makes it very easy to travel anywhere quickly. Philadelphia Premium outlets are a mile away as well as the nations largest mall is only 20 min away. Moving to Pennsylvania in 1999 after graduating from Chiropractic school, my husband and I both wanted to live in the community where our practice was located. This house was the perfect fit for our family and the extensive entertaining we do.

What makes this estate unique

We purchased this property because of the unique beauty that it possessed. The high end finish internally and the beauty of the outside. We are so close to Philadelphia but also loved being on a large private property, which gave us additional peace and serenity. The view from the living room is beautiful in any season: winter snow, fall foliage, spring blossoms and summer's green. Sitting in the main living area allowed us to enjoy the beauty of the northeast.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Heather



I wanted to let you know that we very much enjoyed staying in your house and enjoying Thanksgiving with our children, their spouses and grandchildren. It was absolutely great to have so much space as the two teenager boys and two college age boys took up the basement rooms and enjoyed the games, the movie theatre among other things while we, th grandparents, occupied the master bedroom and the two couples with their vey young ones were upstairs. It was also very much appreciated by all that there were so many toys and other things to occupy the little ones. We made good use of the kitchen to feed everyone – in short, the house was perfect for the large group that we were. And so, thank you for making it available to us and for allowing us (me and Richard to check in a little earlier and check out a little later. That was very, very helpful. We had to wait an additional two hours at the airport due to a flight delay and so we were there a total of almost 6 ours!. However, the important is that we returned home safely, be it very very late, midnight in California which would be 3 o’clock Pennsylvania time. Oh well..



Joe was absolutely wonderful. He was very prompt in picking us up both ways and enjoyable to talk to. He is an interesting person with interesting points of view. Thank you again for putting us in contact with him.



All in all, a very happy and enjoyable experience.



So with this, again many thanks for enabling us to have a very positive experience in your house. Who knows? We might do this again.
Nov 2015
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Pottstown

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 7500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 25 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 1) All cars must be parked on the driveway, at all times under all circumstances. 2)Quiet Hours start at 10pm. No outside music/gatherings after 11pm
  • 3) No fireworks allowed. Fires only allowed in fire pit or chiminea. extinguish fully when not in use. 4) Remove all garbage and dispose of properly.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • Three full bathrooms, one on each floor. Two half baths, one located on main floor and one located in downstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main floor master with en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk Bed is twin top/double bottom, upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , Downstairs
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Second master with en suite, downstairs
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single , Mainfloor
  • 2 Master Suites each with king-size mattress and private en suites, plus five additional bedrooms in the house! Four queens, one full, one twin bunk bed, and 2 single beds located on three floors of living space. There are 17 comfortable sleeping spaces in beds. Extra guests are welcome to use couches or bring their own air mattresses. Linens and towels are provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
This home and property are the ideal setting for a Large or extended Family Vacation, Reunion, Corporate Event or other Intimate gathering. Additional fees may apply for additional guests or events. All events must be approved by the owner prior to booking.

Reviews

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Philadelphia Million Dollar Estate - Pinnacle Award Winning Home
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 37 reviews
Dublin, CA
5

Awesome !!

  • 5 of 5

We went for a weekend stay with family and friends. The house is beautiful, it was setup perfectly and clean. Much better than the pictures. We regret not booking it for a longer stay than just the weekend. The grown-ups as well as the adults completely enjoyed the stay. Would come back next time for a longer stay.

  • Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your stay. You and your guests were such a delight. You had such a long way to travel just to spend time some quality together, I am so happy that you were all comfortable and able to relax! Please come back again & stay a little longer! We look forward to hosting you again!
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the home! Living room cozy and comfortable & accommodated our large family. Easy communication with owners. Spacious and kid friendly.

We would come again!

  • Submitted: 4-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing !

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this amazing house out for our wedding and we couldn’t have asked for a better place ! Everything was great and Heather was very quick to respond to any questions we had, my family loved being able to stay with us and it was fantastic to have the wedding and reception all in the same location :) thank you Heather!!

  • Submitted: 14-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Thanksgiving Reunion Large Crowd Comfort

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful space for our large crowd, the back yard provided games for our active family - Large open main floor kitchen, dining, family room were great for games, puzzle time and being together for meals and gathering. Game room on the lower level was a big hit with our guests. Heather was great to work with.

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, accessible and kind host - we had a great weekend! We would definitely stay here again! Perfect home for a family gathering.

  • Submitted: 9-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Easy

  • 4 of 5

Heather was easy to communicate with. The property and the land is very spacious. Wish we had more time there to enjoy the outdoor on the property. The kitchen and dining space allowed my group to eat and hang out, while some people may decide to venture to the basement for pool games or watch movies. The cleaning staff arrived right when we were leaving, and they were friendly. The kitchen is well-equipped too but we didn't get to spend much time cooking. There are 2 grills outdoor. You will see kids-related toys and beds upstairs as this is a place that seems to be lived by a family. Also want to be mindful when deciding who will sleep in the basement where the 2 queen beds and 1 king bed are since they are right next to the pool table (for the noise). Consider calling Heather a little before arriving about setting the A/C temperature, since we realized the temp. was set to high until we call to confirm check in, then she could adjust remotely. The inside of the house was clean. The outdoor spaces can use a little tender and care in terms of landscaping or cleaning but nothing unusual for a space that's not constantly being used. Also note that since Heather may not be visiting the house immediately after the check out, you may not have the deposit back right away. It's been almost a week since my check out but she mentioned that I should get it next week.

  • Submitted: 30-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Philadelphia International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Craft Ale House
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Turtle Creek, Bella Vista, Raven's Claw
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Paoli and 30th Street Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 422
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Providence Town Center Restaurants & Shops
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Bear Creek, Spring Mountain, Blue Mount
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
Jersey Shore - Manasquan, Point Pleasant
Car: recommended

Easy access to Route 422. 1 mile from Philadelphia Premium Outlets, 20 Minutes from King of Prussia (country's second largest mall), 30 minutes from Lancaster, 40 minutes to downtown Philadelphia, 2 hours from New York City, Jersey Shore and Baltimore. Also, 15 minutes away from two great ski resorts for winter fun and 15 minutes from multiple lakes as well. Hershey Park(90 minutes) and Dorney Park (60 minutes) are in a close proximity. There are multiple casinos in the area, the closest being Valley Forge Casino which is 15 minutes away, where you can also enjoy Historic Valley Forge National Park.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Pottstown

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$957
From
C$957
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$5,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 17 guests; add C$64 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$100.81
Cleaning/Maintenance C$255.22
Refundable Damage Deposit C$638.05
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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