Niles joined our family November ‘04.  Even as a puppy, he was pretty mellow—so much so that we decided that he needed a little brother to keep him hopping. So, the following August his new brother, Ned, arrived on the scene.

They’re both Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.  Friendlier, softer, cuter dogs you’d be hard-pressed to find.

A quick overview

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Welcome to our home. We’ve lived here  since 1994. Swarthmore is a wonderful little town. Downtown Swarthmore is almost two blocks long … wow!  … and we’re just a five minute walk away. The entrance to the College is on the way to town, just ½ a block away.

We were married in a Bed and Breakfast and visited several of them on our honeymoon. Since then (1980), Cathy’s really wanted to have one of her own and so, at last, she has.

Ours is a smoke-free Victorian home, ca. 1880, with both antique and “practical” furnishings. You should find both your private space on the 2nd floor and the shared area on the 1st floor quite comfortable, spacious and well-appointed. When the weather’s nice, you’ll want to spend a little time on the patio overlooking the large, well-planted side yard.

We're already booked, as are the other B&Bs, for Swarthmore College 2014 Graduation Weekend (May 30-Jun 1) But click here for a lodging option.
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To contact us:

Cathy and Chris Darrell

315 North Chester Rd

Swarthmore, PA  19081

Phone: 610-690-4421

FAX: 610-690-4461

E-mail: Inquiries@PurcellDarrellHouse.com