There's a Cousin Eddie in every family. When they turn up at your house in December, sometimes it's nice to put as much space as possible between you and them.

It feels inadequate to say that these properties include "guest quarters," so we are calling them guest palaces instead. When your home is overflowing with out-of-town visitors, it can be nice to dream.

102 Ironside Lane, Kennett Square, PA
$4,495,000
Where is grandmom going?
Down the hall in the two-story guest wing. If she tires of her accommodations there, a recreation room includes gym equipment and table games and an in-house bar includes a pool table for after-dinner drinks and games.

137 Jaffrey Road, Malvern, PA
$3,595,000
Where is grandmom going?
A sumptuously appointed guesthouse across a garden from the main home. The guesthouse includes its own kitchen and dining room as well as a living room, bedroom and full bath. She may not want to leave.

925 Drovers Lane, Chester Springs, PA
$2,990,000
Where is grandmom going?
A two-bedroom guesthouse adjacent to the main house, featuring a two-story great room with fireplace that opens on two sides to views of private pastures and a stream.

Know of an interesting property in the Philadelphia or South Jersey region? E-mail us!