Bancroft Manor Bed & Breakfast, Inc.
Bancroft Manor Bed & Breakfast, Inc. Listed in the Kennett Square Historical District, this 1909 Victorian house was built by J. Bancroft Swayne who commercialized the local mushroom industry. Tuscan columns, hardwood floors, two sunporches, and antique furniture throughout grace the house.
A two-time, first place winner in the Victorian category of the Christmas Decorating Contest, it was a featured house in the 2002 and 2004 Holiday Home Tours. Come experience a stay in the luxury of one of the three guestrooms. We are lifetime residents of the borough who make your stay a memorable one.
With its tree-lined streets, historical buildings, fine restaurants, and charming shops, Kennett Square is truly a walking town to be enjoyed. Other attractions by foot include a modern YMCA, Bayard Taylor Memorial Library, and Anson B. Nixon Park. Come enjoy festivals weekends from early May until mid September when the annual Mushroom Festival occurs. Bancroft Manor is within two miles of Longwood Gardens, and within eight miles of Winterthur, Brandywine River Museum (Wyeths, Pyle, and others) Brandywine Battlefield, and six wineries. Minutes from tax-free shopping (Delaware).