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The Fairville Inn is in the heart of the Brandywine Valley between Winterthur Museum and Longwood Gardens, and only minutes from the business district in Wilmington, Delaware. The Hagley, Brandywine River (Wyeth and Pyle collections), and Nemours Museums are also within minutes. Our 13 rooms and 2 suites are located in three buildings: the Main House (built in the early-mid 1800s), the Carriage House, and the Springhouse. Rooms begin at $175 per night (plus applicable taxes), which includes a full breakfast and afternoon tea. All rooms have a private bath, satellite TV, wireless internet, telephone, and individual heating and air-conditioning. Many rooms have a fireplace (seasonal) and most have a private deck/porch. All rooms have either a king- or queen-sized bed, some under a romantic canopy (one room has twin beds, which can be made into a king). Fine dining nearby. Advance reservations are strongly recommended.
4.8 on July 16, 2014
We are looking forward to going back in the near future. We had a lovely stay and enjoyed our host, hostess and resident dog.
5 on July 10, 2014
Two of my cousins and I get together in different parts of the country once a year for a catch-up visit. Fairville Inn is the nicest place we have stayed. Our beautifully decorated suite in the Carriage House was clean and quiet with a lovely view from its small balcony. I took an early morning walk before breakfast around the unexpectedly spacious grounds, discovering two charming lawn chairs and a stone bench beneath large trees overlooking a lovely pond where deer were grazing in the morning light. Such a special place! We will certainly be coming back again.
5 on July 05, 2014
We were very impressed with the staff and quality of the Fairville Inn. Very nice people, and beautiful rooms! Don't miss Ozzie the blue eyed dog. What a sweetie! Thanks to all those that made our visit so special! :-) Mike Sutton
5 on April 25, 2014
This was our second stay at the Fairville Inn. It was chilly each morning this stay, but the Innkeepers had a wonderful fire burning each evening and morning in the living room just outside of our room. The breakfasts were exceptional, and we were given a choice of offerings! The bed and surroundings were very comfortable. I felt right at home because they had the same Williamsburg coverlet and soft pillows we enjoy in Ohio. Fresh flowers everywhere! Afternoon tea a real plus!
4.8 on March 19, 2014
My elderly mother and I stay in a bed and breakfast about once a year, and our experiences have been "mixed." But the Carros really understand how to do hospitality: all was in good repair, our room was spacious and charming without being "fussy", the bathroom was modern and well-appointed, the food (tea and breakfast) was excellent, and there was just the right amount of interaction with the owner and staff so that we felt cared for, but not "hovered over". The pictures on their website convinced me of the Fairville Inn's charm, but the reality of our stay was even better. The Inn is very conveniently located for Brandywine Valley adventures, there are plenty of good places to eat nearby, and they will make you special desserts late in the evening. Check out Main Floor 1 - it has double doors for sound insulation from the living areas, windows on two sides, and its own little deck.
3.4 on December 17, 2013
This was our third stay at the Fairville Inn, our first in the winter, and we enjoyed it as always. The innkeepers are wonderfully friendly; the rooms clean, cozy and well-appointed. The bed was very comfy. We have high expectations when it comes to B&B's, so that's why the "Met expectations" ratings. The only improvement we could suggest would be to better moderate the room temperature. Even when the temp for the unit was set at 62, it came on quite often and kept the room very warm -- too warm to enjoy the fireplace as much as we would have liked.
3.8 on December 06, 2013
Lovely place off the beaten path. Quiet and refreshing.
5 on November 02, 2013
This trip was our annual sisters and spouses reunion and we had a terrific time. We have been doing this since 1995 staying primarily in B&B's.
4.2 on October 30, 2013
tv could have been larger
5 on October 22, 2013
Laura and Rick are professional, concerned, friendly and available. Breakfasts are satisfying and the afternoon teas are perfect breaks after days of visiting the sites. The Carros are always available with recommendations and assistance for dinner reservations. Bed and Breakfast stays are not for everyone, but for us, the Fairville Inn is a perfect place to stay when we visit the Chadds Ford area.
Countryside, Wine country
Philadelphia, PA (PHL) 30 miles
Take I-95 South to Wilmington, DE. In Wilmington, take Exit 7-B, turn right onto Route 52 (Delaware Avenue, which becomes Pennsylvania Avenue), stay left and follow Rte. 52 North through Greenville and Centreville across the Delaware/Pennsylvania state line (approx. 8 miles from Exit 7). The Inn will be approximately 1/2 mile further on the right-hand side. Note: DO NOT take the first Exit 7 in Pennsylvania. Wait until you're over the Delaware border.
Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, Longwood Gardens, Nemours, Winterthur Museum, Brandywine Battlefield, Brandywine River Museum, Hagley Museum, Vineyard, Winery
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi
Canoeing, Golfing, Sight-seeing