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Sweetwater Farm

50 Sweetwater Road , Glen Mills, PA 19342-1709 USA (Show map)
4.4
95 Reviews
$150 - $395
per night

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About

Our 1734 Manor home is perched on the crest of a 50 acre farm and is part of an original land grant from William Penn. Conveniently located 30 miniutes southwest of Philadelphia, in the heart of the historic Brandywine Vally, Sweetwater Farm features 14 guest rooms - three in the original 1734 Quaker Farmhouse and 4 in the more formal 1815 Georgian wing with fireplaces and canopied beds. There are also 7 guest cottages which are pet & child friendly. In-ground pool, jacuzzi and fitness center are on property.

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Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.5

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Charming & Gracious B&B

3.6 on July 09, 2014

Sweetwater Farm is a lovely B&B. It is set in a gorgeous property. The view from the breakfast room of the beautiful fields with horses is stunning. The room I stayed in was stylish and comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious.


Happy time at Sweetwater Farm

4.6 on April 23, 2014

My wife and I received a friendly welcome from all the people we met at Sweetwater. Everybody treated us as most welcome guests and the accommodation and dining exceeded our expectations. We were recommended to stay at the Farm by family and we would certainly recommend Sweetwater to all our friends. We hope that the people at Sweetwater continue to do well as they offer an outstanding service and value.


Spectacular adaptation to modern comfort

4.2 on February 12, 2014

I was blown away by the beauty, quality, and attention to detail of the decor. As a design professional, I marveled at the clever and comfortable uses of unique spaces and the well-chosen antiques. Sweetwater Farm is a tribute to talented and passionate innkeepers.


Memorable comfortable retreat

4.0 on July 25, 2013

Stayed at SWF for a long weekend and enjoyed the comfort, quiet, and atmosphere of this fine B&B. Breakfasts were made to order and excellent. We'd definitely come back.


warm and friendly

4.2 on July 15, 2013

We especially enjoyed meeting the resident animals and having contact with all the friendly canine visitors!!


4th of July get-away

4.6 on July 08, 2013

We had an outstanding stay at the Sweetwater Farm. We arrived late, and the innkeeper was very accomodating in leaving the key and directions to our room. The room was in great condition, very clean and comfortable. The only issue we had was that we didn't know where breakfast was served the first morning! It all worked out fine though - and the food was excellent. The wines were excellent and everyone we talked to were very friendly! All in all, an excellent place to stay!


My husband and I stayed for the first time during Memorial weekend and loved the property, history of the home, decor, lovely plated breakfast, property dogs, horses and livestock and beautiful barn with wine tasting. The green flora was beautifully presented on the grounds!

5 on June 03, 2013

The warmth of the historic home was soothing, the rooms were beautiful, cozy and the gas fireplace warmed the room. I loved seeing the flames and the shadows of the lights from the flames illuminated on the walls. The staff was kind, warm, welcoming and happy. You feel like a part of the family. My husband and I played scrabble in the kitchen at night, we played pool in the parlor and I played the piano. I had a hectic 2 months on long island and this weekend vacation allowed us to decompress, calm down and be happy surrounded by a utopia and many interesting things to do not far from the B&B. We sat on the lovely grand terrace while watching young adults sitting in the adirondack chairs on the property around the fire pit. Laughs and conversation were heard and the cool breeze swept through the property and the flames of the fire pit blew in the breeze and looked like fireflies in flight. I have booked several cottages and rooms in the main house for Labor Day weekend for my family and friends to come. My husband and I truly love Sweatwater Farm and its staff and thank them so much for making our stay a memorable and special one. The vineyards on the property were beautiful and lush, and the wine tasting was fun! The staff explained with knowledge, the types of wines that we tasted and we bought a bottle back to the house with us and drank in the privacy of our warm room. Thank you Thank you!!!


Highlight of our vacation

4.6 on May 10, 2013

Susan and Roger from Boston, MA were delighted with the accommodations at Sweetwater Farms. Would highly recommend this spot if you want a tranquil experience.


Will be returning!

4.6 on April 07, 2013

I stayed here three nights as part of a work conference and long getaway weekend, and the entire grounds are absolutely charming -- definitely off the beaten path but has everything I needed. The bed and linens were amazing, the room was immaculate -- with a working gas fireplace! -- and breakfast each morning was delicious (eggs benedict, pear pancakes, and waffles, made to order!). The only thing I would change is the rain showerhead, but that's a personal preference (I like more water pressure). They graciously accommodated my late arrival, and I will definitely be returning for another long weekend.


Home Away From Home

5 on April 04, 2013

We were so thrilled to find this gem, and it was less than 15 minutes from home! This is the second holiday we've spent at Sweetwater, and what a joy it is to be out on the farm! Farrell and Sean, as well as Alex and Christopher and the entire staff, are exceptional, always happy to see you, and help make your stay memorable. The grounds are so beautiful - we took a walk around the vineyards, fed the horses, enjoyed a tasting in the winery - there's nothing like nature to bring you peace of mind and slow it all down. The daily breakfast is fantastic, with a new scrumptious baked good each morning, and a delightfully new entree each day. For Easter Sunday, we had breakfast delivered to our room, and what a treat that was! Be sure to make time to visit the well-appointed library and cozy up in the window seat to enjoy the terrific selection. Don't hesitate to stay at Sweetwater if you find yourself in the area - you won't be disappointed!


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Location

Location Type

Countryside

Airport

Philadelphia, PA (PHL) 13 miles

Directions to property:

From North: Take the New Jersey Turnpike to the PA Turnpike; then take exit#333 (Mid-County Rt 476) Follow Rt 476 South to Exit #5 (Rt 1 Springfield/Lima) follow Rt 1 South toward Lima. Travel approximately 6 miles to a light at Vally Rd. the Franklin Mint will be on the left. Make a right onto Valley Rd, travel 1.3 miles to dead-end at Forge Rd - make left and imediate right to continue to follow Valley Rd. Go 7/10ths of a mile to Sweetwater Rd. (only on your left). Make left and 1/2 mile on the left will be the entrance to Sweetwater Farm. From South: 95 north to Rt 202 north to Rt 1 north. Travel about 5 miles to the Franklin Mint on the right, make a left onto Valley Rd and follow the above directions to the farm.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Brandywine River Museum, Winterthur, Philadelphia, Chadds Ford Winery, Longwood Gardens, Hagley Museum, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Ruins, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Fitness Center, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: NOON
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children are welcome in 5 of our cottages @ $35/night
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Pets are welcome in 5 of our cottages @ $35/night
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on holidays and high season weekends
  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • Deposit Amount Required: For 1 night, full payment is required at time of reservation. A 50% deposit for two nights or more.
  • Cancellations: Refunds will be made (less a $15.00 service charge)only if cancellations are made 14 days in advance of the arrival date.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Farrell & Sean

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8AM to 9:30AM
  • Serving Location: Outdoor Patio, Kitchen, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Details

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50 Sweetwater Road , Glen Mills, PA 19342-1709 USA (Show map)

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