The Penn State Abington Off-Campus Housing Reference Guide is designed to supply Penn State Abington students with information on apartments and rentals in the surrounding area. This information is provided to the Abington College as a resource only. The University does not promote or investigate these facilities. Interested persons should thoroughly investigate each opportunity before entering into an agreement with a lessor.
Below are links to different listing with additional online housing listings in the area. Craigslist has a feature to search using a map of the area. This will help to keep you stay within a reasonable distance of campus if you do not have your own car.
For any housing search site or online classifies search for Abington, PA ; Willow Grove, PA ; or Jenkintown, PA. These are areas near and around the campus.
Zilllow - http://www.zillow.com/
Trulia - http://www.trulia.com/
Craigslist Ads - http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/search/apa?query=abington%2C+pa&sale_date=-
Best of the Web - http://local.botw.org/Pennsylvania/Abington/
If you are interested in finding a roommate, we use Facebook for that purpose. It is a place to meet and message each other.
- Please email Kate Capitano if you are interested in being added to the site. To be added, you must provide a link to your Facebook page and your PSU ID.
- For all questions, please email Kate Capitano at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-881-7926.
If you are a property manager of an apartment complex and wish to be added to our listing, please email Kate Capitano at email@example.com. Please include the following information: Name of Apartment, Address, Phone, Website, Email, Brief description (No more than 200 words), Directions and distance to campus.
The Addison at English Village
700 Lower State Road
North Wales, PA 19454
We offer 10 month leases! The Addison offers some of the area’s most spacious one and two bedroom apartments and townhomes. Our one bedroom apartments have a den, which can double as a study! All of our one bedroom apartments have dens and 1.5 baths. We are seconds from Iron Hill, Whole Foods and Trader Joes and minutes from Target and Montgomeryville Mall. The Addison has a huge pool, fitness center, business center, and resident lounge complete with a pool table and free Wifi! One bedrooms start at $975, Two bedrooms starting at $1265! Our security deposit is as low as $500! Mention you saw us on the PSU Off Campus Housing Site and receive a free application!
The Candlewood Suites Philadelphia-Willow Grove
250 Business Center Drive
Horsham, PA 19044
Description: Both our studio suites and our one-bedroom suites offer spacious living rooms with fully-equipped kitchens with refrigerator, ice maker, microwave, stovetop and dishwasher, our Comforts of Home™ Bedding Collection, a comfortable recliner, a large workspace with an executive chair, and complimentary WIFI, fitness room, laundry, parking and local calls. All suites are fully-furnished with at least one queen bed and rates are quoted inclusive of utilities for August 2016 through May 2017.
Standard Studio Room Rate: $60.00 per person per night* OR $1,800 per
- SINGLE OCCUPANCY
- Spacious suite with one queen bed, large work desk, recliner chair, and fully-equipped kitchen all in one large living room
Studio “Double” Room Rate: $30.00 per person per night* OR $900 per
- DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
- Spacious suite with one queen bed, one twin bed, large work desk, and fully-equipped kitchen all in one large living room
One-Bedroom Suite Room Rate: $40.00 per person per night* OR $1,200 per month**
- DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
- Spacious suite with one queen bed in a separate bedroom from the large living room with a pull-out sofa and fully-equipped kitchen
*Nightly rates are + 8% tax per room per night which student must pay for the first 30 nights. However, once they stay 31 nights, they will be reimbursed all taxes on their account and become tax exempt from that day forward.
**Rate is charged per night and billed to a credit card on file every week for 7 nights in advance. Monthly rate will fluctuate depending on how many days in each month. Monthly rates above are quoted for 30-night months.
363 York Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090
FREE PSU Abington shuttle provided – Stops every hour
Description: Penn State Abington Student ONLY
Facility 4 Bedroom Suite-Style Loft Apartments w/ individual bedrooms Roommate matching compatibility survey utilized before placing future residents together.
ALL utilities included, HD Cable w/ HBO Individual Password Protected WiFi Included Fully Furnished: Leather couches, Full sized beds w/ hypo-allergenic mattress, dresser, desk, bistro-style table and chairs 55” HDTV Flat screen in every apt
Kitchens: All full sized appliances, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, & subway tile
FREE Laundry FREE Off-street private parking for all residents
After hours on-site 3rd party security/concierge staff (7 days a week)
On-site leasing office open 6 days a week with secure mailroom for mail & packages
Leases starting at $730 per person, per month.
Security deposit: $250. School year and Full year lease options.
Located about 2.5 miles from Campus next to the 24 Hour Giant Grocery store and the Willow Grove Train Station. Walk to the Willow Grove Mall or Wawa Convenience store or Grub Burger Bar. College Station is at the center of it all.
Directions: Approximately 2.5 miles from campus north on York Road next to the GIANT Supermarket
283 Keswick Avenue
Glenside, PA 19038
Newly renovated studio, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments
Excellent Closet Space
Hard wood floors
Select apartments with 10ft ceiling
Available extra storage
Kitchens with granite countertops & stainless steel appliances
Deep soaking tubs
All new energy efficient windows
Apartment customization for long term leases
Rent- studio: $800
Lynnewood Garden Apartments
7771 Washington Lane
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Apartment provided shuttle service available
Description: Free heat, hot water and cold water, sewer and trash. We have shuttle service to the campus and offer student discounts of 5% off monthly rents on a 12 month lease or 10 month leases without additional fees. Also, free application fees for all students and co-signers. Check out our Student Resource. Hours: MWF 9-6, TW 9-730, Sunday 10-5, closed Saturday,
Directions: Washington Ln 1.7 miles, slight L. on Old York Rd. 1.9 miles, R. on Woodland .4 miles Approx Miles: 4.0
1700 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley , PA. 19006
Description: Meadowbrook features garden style apartment homes with spacious floor plans and luxury resort-style amenities on a sprawling 103 acre site that includes an 18-hole executive golf course. Meadowbrook is conveniently located 7 minutes, 3 miles from Penn State’s Abington Campus. Meadowbrook is a short walk from both Meadowbrook and Bethayres SEPTA commuter rail stations offering direct access to Center City Philadelphia, Trenton and surrounding region. Rents start at $1080 per month – with a low refundable security deposit of $500. Security deposit for students will be $250 We offer August to May leases, but they can do a full year if they are interested
Directions: Turn right onto Woodland Rd, Sharp left onto Valley Rd then go straight for 1.8 mi, Turn right onto Welsh Rd (PA-63 E), Turn right onto Huntingdon Pike (PA-232 S). Destination will be on the right. (4 miles total)
Nittany Apartments(Newly managed by College Town Communities)
1643 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
Rent is $620-$670
Campus provided shuttle service available
Penn State Abington Student ONLY Facility Huge 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartment Layouts available!!! Roommate matching compatibility survey utilized before placing future residents together
Individual Password Protected WiFi Included
Fully Furnished Kitchens: All full sized appliances with dishwasher
FREE Off-street private parking
2 Block Walk from Septa Train Station
Leasing office open 6 days a week with secure mailroom for mail & packages Leases starting at $620 per person, per month.
Security deposit: $250.
School year and Full year lease options
Located approximately 1 mile from Campus adjacent to McDonald’s and 24 HR Dunkin Donuts.
Utilities Included - Electric, WI-FI, parking and water/sewer. (Not Included - Cable TV). On-site laundry and Key-card access
Directions: Left onto Woodland Road, Right onto Old York Rd (611 N.) .8 miles, Left on Woodland Rd .4 miles Approx Miles: 1.2
1001 Easton Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Apartment provided shuttle service available
Description: Regency Towers- suburban living with an all-inclusive, luxury lifestyle. Here you can pamper yourself with our hotel-style amenity package: our health club features a brand new state-of-the-art techno gym with touch screen equipment, weekly fitness classes, resort-style swimming pool, sundeck and tennis courts. Later in the evening you can catch a flick on movie night and enjoy a game of bingo. Resident amenities include a complimentary continental breakfast, and our community shuttle that takes you to the area’s top destinations. With daily shuttle service to the Willow Grove train station and easy access to route 611 and the PA Turnpike commuting is a breeze. Our shuttle does not stop there; we have weekly excursions to the Willow Grove Mall, King of Prussia Mall, Center City Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center, Atlantic City and more. This property is surrounded by a variety of great neighborhoods. Our supreme location adjacent to Regency Square Shops offers convenient shopping and dining right next door to your home. With the Bonefish Grill and Ooka Japanese Steak House, gourmet dining experiences are just steps away. Convenience does not stop there; Regency Towers has an on-site hair salon, massage and physical therapy and in-home healthcare facility, all located within the building’s premises.
Directions: Turn left onto Woodland Rd, Take the 2nd right onto PA-611 N, Continue straight onto Easton Rd. Destination will be on the right. (3.2 miles)
The Woods Apartments
1410 E. Butler Pike
Ambler PA 19002
Description: Security Deposit $200 1, 2, and 2 bedroom 2 baths apts. available Term of Lease: 1 year Short Term Lease also available
Directions: Turn left onto Woodland Rd, Turn left onto Huntingdon Rd, Turn right onto Susquehanna Rd (PA-2017) go straight for 5.9 mi, Turn right onto E Butler Pike. Destination will be on the left. (6.8 miles total)
The Penn State Abington Off-Campus Housing Information provides Penn State Abington students with information on apartments and rentals in the area. This information is provided as a resource only. Penn State University does not solicit, select, promote, or investigate these facilities. The University assumes no responsibility or liability for the personal safety of student renters, loss or damage to personal property, or the arbitration of disputes between students and property owner. Interested persons should thoroughly investigate each opportunity before entering into an agreement with a leaser.