once the master bedroom of the house, this room is our most romantic with a queen sized canopy bed draped in white lace, an elegantly carved armoire, rotating library cabinet, and high backed dresser.
the turret windows and working gas fireplace fill this room with warmth and elegance. it has a queen-sized brass bed, oak armoire and dresser, and marble top washstand along with a victorian parlor set upholstered in a gold damask fabric. there is a sink en chambre and a private toilet and shower.
aptly named as this room overlooks the side yard gardens. it has a high backed victorian full sized bed, mahogany armoire with mirrors, a comfortable morris chair and tapestried rocker. the private attached bathroom has a glassed in shower and is wallpapered in a floral print to match the room.
a striking full-sized antique brass bed sits at an angle to complement the corner decorative tiled fireplace. set in front of the fireplace is a comfortable reading chair. an old rca victrola, oak armoire and dresser complete this room. there is a sink in the room, the bathroom is down the hall, shared with the south room.
two twin antique brass beds sit on both sides of a magnificent mirrored fruitwood armoire. a civil war era sofa, eastlake style tall mirrored dresser, barrister cabinet, drop leaf table with chair, and lots of windows make this room a treasure chest of antiques. this room shares the adjacent hall bathroom with the east room.
The Gables is nestled in the middle of Philadelphia in a section known as University City. This is a residential community developed around the turn of the last century. It boasts an eclectic grouping of Victorian homes and Edwardian townhouses.