Non-Apartment Complex Rental

Non-Apartment Complex Rental

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.

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One bedroom, walking distance from Penn State. AC, washer/dryer, no pets, credit check required. $750 monthly.  Contact Cristy at 215-768-1051.

House share

Number of Bedrooms: 1
Posting Date: February 13, 2015
Address: Abington Area
Phone: 215-605-9386
Monthly rent: $650 (include utilities, and wifi)
Brief description: Furnished, large bedroom with full size bed, 2 night tables, dresser, sofa, large book case, walk in closet, and private bath in my home.  Walking distance to Penn State and public transportation. Includes all utilities along with wireless internet.  Full kitchen privileges.

House share

Number of bedrooms for rent: Three (3)
Contact person: Stephen Turner
Address: 1491 Huntingdon Road, Abington, PA
Phone:  (646) 509-8967
Monthly rent: $400 for the small bedroom upstairs; $550 for the medium-sized bedroom; $650 for large bedroom.
Brief description: Shared home in quiet neighborhood near Penn State, on a tree-lined street.
Single family stone home one-third of a mile from the campus – less than ten minute walk to school. Also, three blocks from Target Center and four blocks from Abington Hospital. Parking for three cars. Full bath and a half bath on same level as bedrooms. Additional quiet study space on second floor, plus access to living room, kitchen, porch and yard. Rates are based on a 4 month lease beginning January 4. Option for 10 month lease. Utilities, cable and internet shared equally.


One bedroom
Apartment for rent on a quiet street in Abington with fresh paint, new carpets throughout, nice size kitchen & living room. Owner lives on 1st Floor. Smoke-free environment is a must. If you are a party person this is NOT for you. Quiet entertaining is fine. Artsy feeling apartment - perfect for a commuter. On street parking, walk to train - located 2 blocks from the Roslyn Train Station (R2 Line that goes to the airport), 5-10 minute drive to campus. Landlord is a PA Licensed Realtor.


Single private bedroom & bath
Jennie Choe
Single private bedroom in house available for rent with bathroom. On the corner of Old York Rd & Canterbury Ave, international students welcomed,

Condo for rent

Two bedrooms
Donna Gellert
Rent is $1200

Ten-minute drive to campus, two-bedroom located in a condo community called International Village.


Single bedroom
Rent: $600 to $700
Bedroom with private bath for rent in my home which is within walking distance to Penn State.  Includes heat, water, wireless Internet, and kitchen privileges. Close to public transportation, off street parking available if needed.


Single Bedroom
Suzette Hewett
Rent: $600 per month or $125 a week
Room for rent in Family's house, large private bedroom with peaceful view, shared bath, bedroom is furnished with bed, desk, chair & dresser. Includes some meals, can use kitchen, fridge. Wi-fi, washer, dryer. Walking distance to SEPTA trains and Penn Shuttle (5-10 mins) or walk to school. Special Requirements or Information: Must have no animal allergies and be a non-smoker, 1 mile from campus, public transportation.


Single Bedroom - studio
Rent: $900
Furnished studio apartment in Abington Township; first floor with private entrance; can sleep 2 people; equipped with washer and dryer; rent includes heat, electric, cable TV and internet; easy access to public transportation and shopping.

Home Rental

Available 08/01/2015 - 1 Year lease
Contact: Kristen Petroff, 215-478-2445
$1950.00 per month plus utilities except waste removal. Total move in $5300.00. Must show proof of income and have references.
Details: 1500 square feet PLUS FINISHED basement. Gorgeous UNFURNISHED 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home for rent in Abington Township, one of the Best School Districts in Pennsylvania and an amazing community to live in. Walking distance to Abington Memorial, Township building, police department, Highland Elementary, Abington Junior & Senior High Schools. Near Super Wawa, Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Giant and Target. Home has newly refinished floors, new paint, new door pulls, new fridge and brand new, with screens, front and back doors. The driveway is recently paved and is SHARED. New parking laws will have 1 permit for each car (included with rental) and guest passes for street parking. We shared the driveway for 6+ years and had no issues at all. It works amazing when it snows. The heater, water heater and windows are 6 years old. There will be a brand new central air system installed before move in. Property Manager lives next door, you share the driveway with them. (Upstairs: Master bedroom with above floor end tables and 3 closets, ceiling fan and mounted TV, 2nd Bedroom Good size, 1 closet, ceiling fan, Vanity has large closet, built in drawers with large mirror and a separate storage closet for linens, Full bath, Usable attic for storage, Living room with gorgeous windows, blinds and mounted TV, Dining room with amazing chandelier, and curtains, Kitchen has built in stove, oven and dishwasher with a brand new refrigerator. All new door pulls. Basement:
Large, open basement with working fireplace, newer washer and dryer, 1/2 bath and 3 additional storage closets and large built in bookshelf with storage. Can be used as a third bedroom.) No smoking, cat possible with extra security deposit of $500.00. NO DOGS.
Pool: You can maintain the pool yourself or we can hire a service twice a month for an additional $240.00 per month. You will NOT be responsible for opening and closing the pool. We have that taken care of.
Security: ADT security alarm set up and can be transferred. The whole first floor is wired. You can choose to use the alarm system or not but hardware cannot be removed. The cost of the alarm is included with rent.


House share

Number of bedrooms: 2
Posting Date: 12/3/2014
Contact person: Miko Del Giudice
Address: Located on Oriole Lane, Dresher, PA 19025
Phone: 215-816-6188
Monthly rent: $700 per room (includes utilities)
Brief description: One Bedroom is available now and the other bedroom is available in January 1, 2015. The house is a BIG 2,500 square foot, impeccably kept, completely renovated home for you to move into. The home will be share with a single dad (the home owner). For more information please visit the craigslist add here:



Located in private home in quiet, safe neighborhood. Rooms fully furnished, kitchen use, utilities & laundry facilities included. Conveniently located near public transportation, shopping and malls. Street parking.

Rent- $500.00 per month

Travel to Penn State Abington - 15 minutes by car.

Contact Information:
215-948-3242 (call evenings only)


Single room
Beth Drezner
Rent: $450 (includes all utilities)
Large private room in house for rent. Spacious home to share; Near transportation and 15 minutes from campus. Must be responsible and like animals.



Four to Five bedrooms
Rent: $1600 + utilities
Walk to Glenside SEPTA station/ Bus 22/70/ Cheltanham Bus Station/ Mall.  Large Twin Glenside house on quaint street.  4-5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, washer dryer, hi-efficiency gas central hvac, fridge, stove, dishwasher, large elevated deck, hardwood floors, small grass lot, walkout unfinished basement. Each bedroom with two closets. Off-street parking. No pets. No smokers. Available June, 2014.


Single bedroom
Frances Liao
Single bedroom for rent in a single family home in Glenside. Landlord is looking for a non-smoker, financially stable person. The options to have the room furnished or not is available. Furnished option includes full sized bed. Verizon DSL Internet Cable access. Bathroom and kitchen is shared. The house is within walking distance to Ardsley, North HIll Train station. Washer and dryer available as well as some storage space. No pets allowed.


Single Bedroom
Contact Person Carol Walerski
Rent:  $750.00 (includes utilities)
Room for rent in family house, Quiet neighborhood private bedroom with single bed, desk, two dressers, shared bathroom, all utilities included, wifi washer and dryer, kitchen privileges.  Female No smoking, no pets, we have two small dogs. Walking distance to train.

Huntingdon Valley


Single room
Steven Thomas
Rent: $450 (utilities included)
Room in spacious house; Kitchen/ Bath/ Living Room privileges; Short walk to Train Station.


Contact Person: Michael McKenna
Phone: 267-625-6818
Monthly Rent: $600.00 for medium bedroom, $700,00 for large bedroom (includes utilities, wifi), bed, closet and dresser, full bathroom on same level as bedrooms
Brief Description: Single family home in a quiet neighborhood, 10 minutes from Abington campus, walking distance to Septa trains plus access to kitchen, porch, deck and yard, washer and dryer. Owners have a dog. No smokers.



Rent:  $925.00
Security Deposit:  $  925.00
Contact Info:
Denise Lombardo
The Realty Group, Inc.
One bedroom second floor apartment in 1900's building.  Living room, kitchen with gas stove, refrigerator and eating area, bath. Wall to wall carpet, low E thermopane windows.  Parking.  Landlord pays heat, electric, hot and cold water.  Additional rent charge of $35.00 per month if tenant uses an AC unit.  No Pets, No smoking.  First months rent, last months rent, security deposit to move in


Contact: Maureen Lucak,, 215-886-2409
Rent: $ 500
Details: Room for rent in quiet family home, private bedroom on third floor, shared bath, bedroom is furnished with bed, desk, chair, dresser, towels and bed linens. Ceiling fan and window air conditioner. Includes some meals, can use kitchen, stove and  fridge. off street parking, Wi-Fi, cable TV, washer and dryer. Walking distance to SEPTA trains, buses  and Penn Shuttle (5-10 minute walk. Special Requirements or Information: Must be a non-smoker and have no animal allergies I have a cat and a dog. The dog is quiet and the cat talks too much.


Contact person: Jean Li
Address: 610 wanamaker rd, Jenkinntown, pa 19046
Phone:  267-244-3939
weChat number: Jean2672443939
Details: The house has 3 bedrooms and two and half bathrooms. Additional quiet study space on second floor, plus access to living room, kitchen, porch and yard.  I have a 320 square feet room for rent. The room has bed, chest, table and sofa. In walking distance to Penn State and public transportation. The rental fee is $900/month which includes water, utility, internet and clear room service (twice a month).

Duplex-Apartment Rental

Contact person: Sue Fitzpatrick
Phone:  215-806-4697
Large duplex in the heart of Jenkintown with a huge two bedroom, two floor apartment for rent. It has a kitchen, bathroom, living room, dining room, and two spacious bedrooms, all light-filled and in excellent condition. The rent is $1150 per month, easy enough to handle when split between 2 or 3 roommates. Easy walk to train station.

Studio Rental

Contact: Audree Beyer
Location: Beaver Hill Condominiums
Details:Large studio with balcony, separate kitchen, bathroom with dressing area. Lots of closet and storage area. Hardwood floor. Secure building with doorman and security patrol. Washers/dryers. Trash room every floor. Pool, social room, shuttle to area stores, banks etc. Across street from Jenkintown train station. $875.00 includes all utilities. First and last month rents, one month security. Cable available for $32 month. Lobby Wifi. Available starting November 15. Flexible lease terms.


House share

Number of bedrooms: 1 br
Contact person: Kha Vu
Address: 6215 Lawndale Ave, Phila, PA 19111
Phone: 484 - 477- 3683
Monthly rent: $300.00
Brief description:  Your choice of a small unfurnished house bedroom in the upper level or an unfurnished room in the lower level with your own private access to the door for you to come in and out as you please for $100 more. It is situated in a peaceful and quiet neighborhood located in Northeast Philly just 30 minute drive away from Penn State Abington. The house is also within close proximity to shopping centers and a 24 hour Rite Aid Pharmacy for any of your last minute needs. You may raise small animals such as hamsters.


Multiple bedrooms
Rent: $400 to $500 depending if room is shared (utilities included)
Address: House is located in the far northeast - zip code 19115
House to share. Owner lives in the house. Bedrooms are furnished and rec room available if you choose to sleep there as well. Price ranges from $400 to $500 depending if you need a private room or share a room. Everything is included (you buy your own food). Kitchen - modern (microwave, dishwasher). Rec room - cable (semi private room - some furnishings available). Living room - cable. Bedroom is completely furnished (bed, desk, chair, dresser, mirror, trash can) with ceiling fan and window. Washer and dryer, Central air, 2 1/2 bathrooms - may be sharing, Close to public transportation, movies, park, shopping, 1 month rent + 1 month security deposit to move in.
All utilities, cable and internet included, parking is available, close to public transportation, must be clean, no pets, no drugs, no smoking, no drama. Bedrooms, living room and dining room have been freshly painted.

House Share
Number of bedrooms: 3
Posting Date: December 16, 2014
Contact person: DeAndre & Candace Pickett
Address: 7700 Thouron Avenue. Philadelphia, PA 19150
Phone: 267-455-4445 & 267-335-3554
Monthly Rent: 2 bedrooms for $600 each, 1 Bedroom for $550
Description: This home is located in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia, and is about a 15-minute drive to campus. It is located close to public transportation to campus, the Willow Grove shopping mall and the city.  The two larger rooms can fit a full size bed, dresser and desk. The smaller room can fit a twin bed and dresser. Tenets will share the common space. The kitchen is updated with new appliances, and the rest of the common space is furnished. The home has Wi-Fi and cable is available in each bedroom. Utilities including cable and Internet are split between the tenets. Tenets should preferably be females who are clean, neat and respectful. No drugs, no-smokers and no pets.



Three bedrooms
Miriam Einhorn,
7900 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
Rent: $1900
Apartment available on 8th floor with 3 bedrooms at Elkins Park House. Just renovated and is pet free, price includes everything but electric, train is a quarter mile. Credit check required.

Willow Grove


Room For Rent

A nice Bright furnished room for rent, Zen Like home Located in quite Neighborhood in Willow Grove. Clean and well kept, full-house access, has laundry room, bathroom. Large closet. Furnished Back Patio, Street Parking, front closed in porch (nice place to study). Close to shopping and train.
Rent: $600.00 includes utilities; wireless internet.
Contact Dottie @  215-657-5011 or
Available on August 15st
Security deposit required


Two bedrooms
215 285 3254
Rent: $700
Residential neighborhood. Quiet Street. Spacious 2 bedrooms finished basement, tile throughout, private entrance, living room, full bath,  Nice and clean, windows throughout provides natural light. Internet and cable ready. Convenient to Public Transportation, Mall, Post Office, Library and Shopping Centers.

House share

Number of bedrooms: 3 bedroom
Posting Date: December 11, 2014
Contact person: Robert Welsh
Address: 515 York rd unit 1c, Willow Grove, PA
Phone: 267-640-3821
Monthly rent: $1500 for the property.
Brief description:

House share

Number of bedrooms: 1
Posting Date: 12-18-2014
Contact person: Dottie Gannotti
Address: Willow Grove, PA
Phone: 215-657-5011
Monthly rent: $600 per month
Brief description: A nice Bright furnished room for rent, Female only apply
Located in quite Neighborhood in Willow Grove Cozy, peaceful, Clean and well kept home, Full house access, has laundry room, private bathroom. Small storage space.
Furnished Back Patio, Street Parking, Close to shopping And can walk to train . Near turn pike and many other highways near Penn State Abington campus, utilities $35.00 a month just for winter.

Room for Rent

Contact: Lauren Kretzer, 215-720-5828
8-10 minute drive from the campus
Location: Willow Grove not far off of Edge Hill Rd.
Rent: $400 a month. 
Details: This includes furnished bedroom, use of kitchen, laundry, gas, electric, WiFi and TV.  Use of the yard and all common areas of the house.  There is plenty of safe off street parking. The bathroom would be shared with one other male student.



Three Bedrooms
Michael Sloane
215-481-0770 Phone, 267-474-7092 Mobile
Lovely 3 BR 3 BA house to share. I am a male senior citizen who works from my home office. I also have 2 female bulldogs and a female Chihuahua. The house is situated on a beautiful .25 acre lot with a generous back yard. Included is garage space for 1 car and additional off-street parking. I will consider 1 person or a couple.

The Pennsylvania State University

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