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331 Apartments for rent in Ridley Park, PA

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601 Morton Avenue - 2
601 Morton Avenue
Ridley Park, PA | Ridley Park
1 Bedroom
$950
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
Welcome to 601 Morton Avenue! This apartment has1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. It is currently undergoing renovations and will feature brand new vinyl hardwood look plank flooring, fresh paint, and kitchen appliances.
1 Unit Available
216 W CHESTER PIKE
216 West Chester Pike
Ridley Park, PA | Ridley Park
2 Bedrooms
$1,535
2310 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
Wonderful one floor, first floor living with engineered hardwood floors, updated kitchen, updated bath, over-sized balcony, a 1 Car Garage (option to have a 2 car garage for 125 more a month may be possible), and a wood burning fireplace! Stainless
1 Unit Available
33 W Chester Pike
33 West Chester Pike
Ridley Park, PA | Ridley Park
1 Bedroom
$995
700 sqft
Last updated April 9 at 07:05 AM
For rent is a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom condo in the beautiful Ridley Park, PA. This is a great well maintained condo with central A/C and heat. This unit comes with a dedicated parking spot in the covered garage.
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Eldorado Court Apartments
1200 Lincoln Ave
Prospect Park, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,260
816 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:47 AM
Welcome home to Eldorado Court Apartments and the home of Friedman Realty Group's Delaware County Management Office. This community boasts extra-large two-bedroom garden-style apartments nestled in Prospect Park, PA situated along Route 420.
1 Unit Available
331 6th Avenue
331 6th Avenue
Folsom, PA | Folsom
4 Bedrooms
$2,295
1566 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:40 AM
Make this charming 4 bedroom 1.
1 Unit Available
744 E CHESTER PIKE
744 East Chester Pike
Delaware County, PA | Ridley Park
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
7500 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
Ridley Park, beautifully done 2 bedroom apartment, large 23' X 13' living room, eat-in kitchen, plenty of off street parking, near 95 & 420. Excellent public schools. Water is included. Laundry facilities on site. Immediate occupancy available.
1 Unit Available
707 Prospect Ave Unit 2-F
707 Prospect Avenue
Prospect Park, PA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,450
Last updated May 14 at 09:36 AM
CoZy - Large 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath near PHL airport. - Property Id: 262925 Former BnB for rent - Beautiful, cozy, sunny room with a super comfy L-shaped sectional sofa.
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5 Units Available
West End Flats
444 W Baltimore Ave
Media, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,875
942 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 11:28 AM
West End Flats has something for everybody, with a variety of upscale amenities and close proximity to shopping and dining. We offer 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom/den and 2 bedroom apartment homes with the most up-to-date luxurious finishes.
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2 Units Available
Lansdowne Station Apartments
504 S Lansdowne Ave
Yeadon, PA | Yeadon
1 Bedroom
$1,255
815 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,340
870 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:08 PM
Conveniently situated by I-95 and I-476. Units feature granite counters, energy-efficient appliances and full-size washer and dryer. Community includes courtyard, free trash collection and on-site management.
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3 Units Available
Penn Street
501 Penn Street
Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$725
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$825
850 sqft
Last updated August 25 at 06:38 PM
Welcome to Penn Street Apartments! Are you looking for a new place to call Home? Look no further! Our apartment homes come with a large eat in kitchen, plenty of cabinet space, and updates throughout.
1 Unit Available
51 South Macdade Boulevard, Apt B - 1
51 Macdade Boulevard
Collingdale, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,000
1406 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
Welcome home...this unit is newly painted, hardwood floor in kitchen. Two entrances from the front and back of the apartment. There is one parking space in the back. This is a second floor apartment on the Blvd.
1 Unit Available
345 Francis Street
345 Francis Street
Drexel Hill, PA | Garrettford
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
1152 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
Approaching the house you are greeted with a brick patio perfect for a seating area to relax or a grilling station. Walk in through the front doors into a welcoming living room with natural lighting from the living and dining room windows.
1 Unit Available
429 Broadway Ave
429 East Broadway Avenue
Clifton Heights, PA | Clifton Heights
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
832 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
Beautiful, well-kept, 3-bedroom, 1 bathroom town house in Clifton Heights. Private driveway, cozy indoor sun room/porch, nice hardwood floors, large fenced-in back yard. Bright and cheery with lots of natural light.
1 Unit Available
1243 ELSON ROAD
1243 Elson Road
Delaware County, PA
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
960 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:40 AM
"THIS PROPERTY IS NOT APPROVED FOR GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE" Newly renovated 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, finished basement home, central air.
1 Unit Available
244 W 22ND STREET
244 West 22nd Street
Chester, PA | Edgemont Park
Studio
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3 Bedrooms
$1,200
1152 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:40 AM
"THIS PROPERTY IS NOT APPROVED FOR GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE" Newly renovated 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, finished basement home.
1 Unit Available
44 S LANSDOWNE AVENUE
44 South Lansdowne Avenue
Lansdowne, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
949 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
Immaculate 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath 1st Floor Unit located in the highly desirable Lansdowne Village Community at the corner of Lansdowne Ave & Scottdale Rd.
1 Unit Available
20 OAKMONT PLACE
20 Oakmont Place
Media, PA
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
1570 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
In Media, Everybodys Home Town, Oakmont has long been a highly desired condominium in a great location. Easy walking distance to downtown Media and other shops in the immediate area. This two bedroom, two bath townhouse, is being fulling renovated.
1 Unit Available
412 W BALTIMORE AVENUE
412 West Baltimore Pike
Media, PA
4 Bedrooms
$2,800
1808 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
Beautiful 4 bedroom, single home, rental in the heart of vibrant Media Borough. Property is zoned HBO Residential and Commercial perfect for a home & business/office during The Covid stay at home mandate.
1 Unit Available
3 W BROOKHAVEN ROAD
3 West Brookhaven Road
Delaware County, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,400
1786 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
For rent: Largest bedroom in beautiful home with spacious grounds available for immediate rental. Use of entire house including dining room, living room, eat-in kitchen and 1 1/2 baths.
1 Unit Available
367 LAUREN LANE
367 Lauren Lane
Folsom, PA | Swarthmore
6 Bedrooms
$3,500
3720 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
Come rent this secluded cul-de-sac in Ridley Township. Private large lot (almost an acre) is set far back from the street down an extra-long driveway off a quiet street in Ridley's sought-after part of town.
1 Unit Available
448 VERNON STREET
448 Vernon Street
Delaware County, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
656 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
Welcome to 448 Vernon Street! This 2 bed 1 bath rancher located in Wallingford-Swarthmore school district has been completely renovated and is waiting for your final touches.
1 Unit Available
5200 HILLTOP DRIVE
5200 Hilltop Drive
Brookhaven, PA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,425
968 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
Two story end unit featuring Living room, Dining room, Modern Kitchen, Powder room, laundry on first floor. 2 bedrooms and Full Bath on the 2nd Floor. Full finished basement. New stainless steel Refrigerator and Dryer have been installed.
1 Unit Available
17 RIVERWATCH COURT
17 Riverwatch Court
Delaware County, PA
3 Bedrooms
$1,895
1585 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:39 AM
Installment Purchase only, please contact listing agent --- The wait is over! No need to even see it in person, video walkthrough will show you everything 100%. Water View in Delco -- 2 Car Garage -- 3 Beds -- 2.
1 Unit Available
1313 Woodland Ave
1313 Woodlawn Avenue
Sharon Hill, PA
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
1254 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
3 Bedroom 1.5 Bathroom Home in Sharon Hill - Beautiful 3 bedroom 1.
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How much is rent in Ridley Park?
In Ridley Park, the median rent is $679 for a studio, $806 for a 1-bedroom, $973 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,217 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Ridley Park, check out our monthly Ridley Park Rent Report.
How much is rent in Ridley Park?
In Ridley Park, the median rent is $679 for a studio, $806 for a 1-bedroom, $973 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,217 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Ridley Park, check out our monthly Ridley Park Rent Report.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Ridley Park. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Pennsylvania, Saint Joseph's University, Temple University, Thomas Jefferson University, and Drexel University.
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Median Rent in Ridley Park

Last updated Sep. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Ridley Park is $806, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $973.
Studio
$679
1 Bed
$806
2 Beds
$973
3+ Beds
$1,217
City GuideRidley Park
The heavy lifting Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopters used by American troops is produced in the borough of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. At just over a square mile, it packs plenty into the area which is also home to Pennsylvania's oldest community theater, the Barnstormers Theater.
The heavy lifting Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopters used by American troops is produced in the borough of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. At just over a square mile, it packs plenty into the area which is also home to Pennsylvania's oldest community theater, the Barnstormers Theater.

Determining the exact age of the Ridley Park community is difficult because it served as home to Native Americans long before the official founding and naming of Ridley Park in 1871. The Native American pathways were utilized as the guidelines for the first roads of the area. These roads that are now used by commuters, Sunday drivers, and freshly licensed teenagers, have been traveled by famous historical figures. Chester Pike is the most infamous road of Ridley Park, having once been traveled by George Washington and his troops. Famous roads are only one facet of the transportation focused town. It was planned as a railroad suburb, as much of Pennsylvania's popular small towns were. In 1872 the first railcar loaded with passengers made a memorable first stop in Ridley Park. Well over two centuries later, people getting on and off trains in this bustling borough is no longer an anomaly, as many use the train to commute to the cities of Philadelphia and DC daily. The City of Brotherly Love is only 13 miles away, but at the end of the 1800s, this area was the summer scene for Philly's year-round residents. The stately Victorian homes that the summering city folk built still stand, but the town itself has become a year-round community for those who prefer living the small town life while keeping the city close by.

Moving to Ridley Park

Delaware County's Ridley Park continues to attract interested renters who enjoy historical small towns that provide enough entertainment and activities within the area itself, but also are only a train ride away from the hum of the city. This area was originally a planned community by its founder, Isaac Hinckley, who knew that the right amenities plus a prime location on the rail line would entice residents. He was particularly concerned with the physical appearance since people almost always judge a book by its cover. This is not a strip of McMansions surrounded by big box stores and suburban stereotypes. The lake is man-made but really adds to the area and it certainly seems to be a natural part of Ridley Park. Landscaped parks and streets were another aspect to Hinckley's community planning, and it continues to be a town rich in foliage, flowers and shady streets.

When moving here, potential renters will find that they get history, charm and a well-designed community. It's so move-in ready that you may think that all you need is your toothbrush. However, those on the search for apartments or homes for rent will need the typical proof of income, first month's rent, and a deposit. Some landlords allow pets, but be prepared to pay a pet deposit. Apartment complex rental policies usually require a credit check, which the hopeful tenant pays for and some rental home owners also use this policy.

When looking for the ideal places for rent in Ridley Park, know what you're preferences are upfront to narrow down the search. Rental homes in this region should have central heat, but if you love cozying up to the fireplace, don't wait for the first snowfall to realize that a fire log image on the TV is the only fireplace you have. Also see if the rent includes water, heat, or electricity, which will help your monthly budget. Basements are typical in rental homes so decide if you need a finished basement or if an unfinished basement is your preferred excuse for not having long-term house guests.

Trains are a staple of this town, but it also receives bus service for those needing a Philly cheesesteak or wanting a spontaneous visit to the White House. Though the public transportation adds to the ease of commuting and gives Ridley Park residents more options, most still find that a car is important in getting out and about.

Moving to Ridley Park
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Delaware County's Ridley Park continues to attract interested renters who enjoy historical small towns that provide enough entertainment and activities within the area itself, but also are only a train ride away from the hum of the city. This area was originally a planned community by its founder, Isaac Hinckley, who knew that the right amenities plus a prime location on the rail line would entice residents. He was particularly concerned with the physical appearance since people almost always judge a book by its cover. This is not a strip of McMansions surrounded by big box stores and suburban stereotypes. The lake is man-made but really adds to the area and it certainly seems to be a natural part of Ridley Park. Landscaped parks and streets were another aspect to Hinckley's community planning, and it continues to be a town rich in foliage, flowers and shady streets.

When moving here, potential renters will find that they get history, charm and a well-designed community. It's so move-in ready that you may think that all you need is your toothbrush. However, those on the search for apartments or homes for rent will need the typical proof of income, first month's rent, and a deposit. Some landlords allow pets, but be prepared to pay a pet deposit. Apartment complex rental policies usually require a credit check, which the hopeful tenant pays for and some rental home owners also use this policy.

When looking for the ideal places for rent in Ridley Park, know what you're preferences are upfront to narrow down the search. Rental homes in this region should have central heat, but if you love cozying up to the fireplace, don't wait for the first snowfall to realize that a fire log image on the TV is the only fireplace you have. Also see if the rent includes water, heat, or electricity, which will help your monthly budget. Basements are typical in rental homes so decide if you need a finished basement or if an unfinished basement is your preferred excuse for not having long-term house guests.

Trains are a staple of this town, but it also receives bus service for those needing a Philly cheesesteak or wanting a spontaneous visit to the White House. Though the public transportation adds to the ease of commuting and gives Ridley Park residents more options, most still find that a car is important in getting out and about.

Neighborhoods of Ridley Park

Ridley Park is smaller than many neighborhoods, so to try and break it down any smaller would be akin to trying to split a fun-sized candy bar in half. It is much easier to understand the real estate offerings of the area as a whole. Plus, there is no bad part of town to shy away from, as the borough is known for its safety and low crime rates.

Four-bedroom homes to studio apartments for rent pretty much show the gamut of options in terms of size. Apartments, townhomes and rental homes in Ridley Park have low vacancy rates because who doesn't want to live in a tiny town that George Washington rode through and where modern military's helicopters are constructed? Planning for four weeks to find a place to live should be sufficient.

Renting a single residence home also comes with options. Historical homes, especially Victorian style homes, have a strong presence in this community and those looking for a historical home can look for the Century Home Plaques. Those bronze plaques denote homes older than 100 years, and are a program run by the Ridley Park Historical Society.

Top Apartment Communities

This area is known for its great transportation options, and the apartment communities especially tend to be clustered around the bus and train stops to make it appealing to renters. Apartment communities have a strong presence here, so those looking for an apartment should consider the different features to be found.

Parkwoode Towers: Parkwoode Towers has one- or two-bedroom units, but with several floor plans of vary sizes. Also, some units feature patios or balconies to add some private outdoor living space.

Stonewood Village: Stonewood Village also has one- and two-bedroom apartments, along with townhomes. This property is known for being pet friendly, but you must confirm that your breed is accepted.

Stewart Lane Apartments / Arbor Place: Stewart Lane Apartments and Arbor Place brag about the free gas powered heat and water for residents.

Neighborhoods of Ridley Park
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Ridley Park is smaller than many neighborhoods, so to try and break it down any smaller would be akin to trying to split a fun-sized candy bar in half. It is much easier to understand the real estate offerings of the area as a whole. Plus, there is no bad part of town to shy away from, as the borough is known for its safety and low crime rates.

Four-bedroom homes to studio apartments for rent pretty much show the gamut of options in terms of size. Apartments, townhomes and rental homes in Ridley Park have low vacancy rates because who doesn't want to live in a tiny town that George Washington rode through and where modern military's helicopters are constructed? Planning for four weeks to find a place to live should be sufficient.

Renting a single residence home also comes with options. Historical homes, especially Victorian style homes, have a strong presence in this community and those looking for a historical home can look for the Century Home Plaques. Those bronze plaques denote homes older than 100 years, and are a program run by the Ridley Park Historical Society.

Top Apartment Communities

This area is known for its great transportation options, and the apartment communities especially tend to be clustered around the bus and train stops to make it appealing to renters. Apartment communities have a strong presence here, so those looking for an apartment should consider the different features to be found.

Parkwoode Towers: Parkwoode Towers has one- or two-bedroom units, but with several floor plans of vary sizes. Also, some units feature patios or balconies to add some private outdoor living space.

Stonewood Village: Stonewood Village also has one- and two-bedroom apartments, along with townhomes. This property is known for being pet friendly, but you must confirm that your breed is accepted.

Stewart Lane Apartments / Arbor Place: Stewart Lane Apartments and Arbor Place brag about the free gas powered heat and water for residents.

Living in Ridley Park

The name Ridley Park is certainly fitting as the number of parks found in this piece of PA is rather surprising given the area's size The are several small parks such as the Spirit of America Park, Hetzel Park, and Bonnes Park. The Catania Brothers Park has baseball fields and serves as the location of the Ridley Park Police Station, the same group of officers depicted in the movie "Silver Linings Playbook." Recreation Park has shady trees perfect for picnickers, basketball courts, and baseball fields. East Pike Park is the park in Ridley Park as it is home to trails, a dock for fishing, and serves as the stage for the annual 4th of July fireworks show.

Recreation opportunities continue with the Ridley Marina, swim clubs, and YMCA. The Ridley Swim Club Grounds serve as the site of the Ridley Park Paintball in the off season. There are three courses to take out your aggression with paint-filled pellets.

Plays, musical concerts, and a variety of events are staged at Ridley Park's Barnstormers Theater. Other big events in the borough include the 4th of July Parade and fireworks, September's Victorian Fair at the Lake, and the area wide yard sale in May. No joke, the community yard sale is an anticipated annual event.

Getting involved with the historical society is another favorite pastime in Ridley Park, as is soaking up the scenery at the lake. Residents of this small town have the option to stay calm in Ridley Park or liven it up by making a quick trip into the neighboring cities. The diversity and charm is what Ridley Park is all about.

Living in Ridley Park
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The name Ridley Park is certainly fitting as the number of parks found in this piece of PA is rather surprising given the area's size The are several small parks such as the Spirit of America Park, Hetzel Park, and Bonnes Park. The Catania Brothers Park has baseball fields and serves as the location of the Ridley Park Police Station, the same group of officers depicted in the movie "Silver Linings Playbook." Recreation Park has shady trees perfect for picnickers, basketball courts, and baseball fields. East Pike Park is the park in Ridley Park as it is home to trails, a dock for fishing, and serves as the stage for the annual 4th of July fireworks show.

Recreation opportunities continue with the Ridley Marina, swim clubs, and YMCA. The Ridley Swim Club Grounds serve as the site of the Ridley Park Paintball in the off season. There are three courses to take out your aggression with paint-filled pellets.

Plays, musical concerts, and a variety of events are staged at Ridley Park's Barnstormers Theater. Other big events in the borough include the 4th of July Parade and fireworks, September's Victorian Fair at the Lake, and the area wide yard sale in May. No joke, the community yard sale is an anticipated annual event.

Getting involved with the historical society is another favorite pastime in Ridley Park, as is soaking up the scenery at the lake. Residents of this small town have the option to stay calm in Ridley Park or liven it up by making a quick trip into the neighboring cities. The diversity and charm is what Ridley Park is all about.

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City GuideRidley Park
The heavy lifting Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopters used by American troops is produced in the borough of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. At just over a square mile, it packs plenty into the area which is also home to Pennsylvania's oldest community theater, the Barnstormers Theater.
The heavy lifting Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopters used by American troops is produced in the borough of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. At just over a square mile, it packs plenty into the area which is also home to Pennsylvania's oldest community theater, the Barnstormers Theater.

Determining the exact age of the Ridley Park community is difficult because it served as home to Native Americans long before the official founding and naming of Ridley Park in 1871. The Native American pathways were utilized as the guidelines for the first roads of the area. These roads that are now used by commuters, Sunday drivers, and freshly licensed teenagers, have been traveled by famous historical figures. Chester Pike is the most infamous road of Ridley Park, having once been traveled by George Washington and his troops. Famous roads are only one facet of the transportation focused town. It was planned as a railroad suburb, as much of Pennsylvania's popular small towns were. In 1872 the first railcar loaded with passengers made a memorable first stop in Ridley Park. Well over two centuries later, people getting on and off trains in this bustling borough is no longer an anomaly, as many use the train to commute to the cities of Philadelphia and DC daily. The City of Brotherly Love is only 13 miles away, but at the end of the 1800s, this area was the summer scene for Philly's year-round residents. The stately Victorian homes that the summering city folk built still stand, but the town itself has become a year-round community for those who prefer living the small town life while keeping the city close by.

Moving to Ridley Park

Delaware County's Ridley Park continues to attract interested renters who enjoy historical small towns that provide enough entertainment and activities within the area itself, but also are only a train ride away from the hum of the city. This area was originally a planned community by its founder, Isaac Hinckley, who knew that the right amenities plus a prime location on the rail line would entice residents. He was particularly concerned with the physical appearance since people almost always judge a book by its cover. This is not a strip of McMansions surrounded by big box stores and suburban stereotypes. The lake is man-made but really adds to the area and it certainly seems to be a natural part of Ridley Park. Landscaped parks and streets were another aspect to Hinckley's community planning, and it continues to be a town rich in foliage, flowers and shady streets.

When moving here, potential renters will find that they get history, charm and a well-designed community. It's so move-in ready that you may think that all you need is your toothbrush. However, those on the search for apartments or homes for rent will need the typical proof of income, first month's rent, and a deposit. Some landlords allow pets, but be prepared to pay a pet deposit. Apartment complex rental policies usually require a credit check, which the hopeful tenant pays for and some rental home owners also use this policy.

When looking for the ideal places for rent in Ridley Park, know what you're preferences are upfront to narrow down the search. Rental homes in this region should have central heat, but if you love cozying up to the fireplace, don't wait for the first snowfall to realize that a fire log image on the TV is the only fireplace you have. Also see if the rent includes water, heat, or electricity, which will help your monthly budget. Basements are typical in rental homes so decide if you need a finished basement or if an unfinished basement is your preferred excuse for not having long-term house guests.

Trains are a staple of this town, but it also receives bus service for those needing a Philly cheesesteak or wanting a spontaneous visit to the White House. Though the public transportation adds to the ease of commuting and gives Ridley Park residents more options, most still find that a car is important in getting out and about.

Moving to Ridley Park
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Delaware County's Ridley Park continues to attract interested renters who enjoy historical small towns that provide enough entertainment and activities within the area itself, but also are only a train ride away from the hum of the city. This area was originally a planned community by its founder, Isaac Hinckley, who knew that the right amenities plus a prime location on the rail line would entice residents. He was particularly concerned with the physical appearance since people almost always judge a book by its cover. This is not a strip of McMansions surrounded by big box stores and suburban stereotypes. The lake is man-made but really adds to the area and it certainly seems to be a natural part of Ridley Park. Landscaped parks and streets were another aspect to Hinckley's community planning, and it continues to be a town rich in foliage, flowers and shady streets.

When moving here, potential renters will find that they get history, charm and a well-designed community. It's so move-in ready that you may think that all you need is your toothbrush. However, those on the search for apartments or homes for rent will need the typical proof of income, first month's rent, and a deposit. Some landlords allow pets, but be prepared to pay a pet deposit. Apartment complex rental policies usually require a credit check, which the hopeful tenant pays for and some rental home owners also use this policy.

When looking for the ideal places for rent in Ridley Park, know what you're preferences are upfront to narrow down the search. Rental homes in this region should have central heat, but if you love cozying up to the fireplace, don't wait for the first snowfall to realize that a fire log image on the TV is the only fireplace you have. Also see if the rent includes water, heat, or electricity, which will help your monthly budget. Basements are typical in rental homes so decide if you need a finished basement or if an unfinished basement is your preferred excuse for not having long-term house guests.

Trains are a staple of this town, but it also receives bus service for those needing a Philly cheesesteak or wanting a spontaneous visit to the White House. Though the public transportation adds to the ease of commuting and gives Ridley Park residents more options, most still find that a car is important in getting out and about.

Neighborhoods of Ridley Park

Ridley Park is smaller than many neighborhoods, so to try and break it down any smaller would be akin to trying to split a fun-sized candy bar in half. It is much easier to understand the real estate offerings of the area as a whole. Plus, there is no bad part of town to shy away from, as the borough is known for its safety and low crime rates.

Four-bedroom homes to studio apartments for rent pretty much show the gamut of options in terms of size. Apartments, townhomes and rental homes in Ridley Park have low vacancy rates because who doesn't want to live in a tiny town that George Washington rode through and where modern military's helicopters are constructed? Planning for four weeks to find a place to live should be sufficient.

Renting a single residence home also comes with options. Historical homes, especially Victorian style homes, have a strong presence in this community and those looking for a historical home can look for the Century Home Plaques. Those bronze plaques denote homes older than 100 years, and are a program run by the Ridley Park Historical Society.

Top Apartment Communities

This area is known for its great transportation options, and the apartment communities especially tend to be clustered around the bus and train stops to make it appealing to renters. Apartment communities have a strong presence here, so those looking for an apartment should consider the different features to be found.

Parkwoode Towers: Parkwoode Towers has one- or two-bedroom units, but with several floor plans of vary sizes. Also, some units feature patios or balconies to add some private outdoor living space.

Stonewood Village: Stonewood Village also has one- and two-bedroom apartments, along with townhomes. This property is known for being pet friendly, but you must confirm that your breed is accepted.

Stewart Lane Apartments / Arbor Place: Stewart Lane Apartments and Arbor Place brag about the free gas powered heat and water for residents.

Neighborhoods of Ridley Park
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Ridley Park is smaller than many neighborhoods, so to try and break it down any smaller would be akin to trying to split a fun-sized candy bar in half. It is much easier to understand the real estate offerings of the area as a whole. Plus, there is no bad part of town to shy away from, as the borough is known for its safety and low crime rates.

Four-bedroom homes to studio apartments for rent pretty much show the gamut of options in terms of size. Apartments, townhomes and rental homes in Ridley Park have low vacancy rates because who doesn't want to live in a tiny town that George Washington rode through and where modern military's helicopters are constructed? Planning for four weeks to find a place to live should be sufficient.

Renting a single residence home also comes with options. Historical homes, especially Victorian style homes, have a strong presence in this community and those looking for a historical home can look for the Century Home Plaques. Those bronze plaques denote homes older than 100 years, and are a program run by the Ridley Park Historical Society.

Top Apartment Communities

This area is known for its great transportation options, and the apartment communities especially tend to be clustered around the bus and train stops to make it appealing to renters. Apartment communities have a strong presence here, so those looking for an apartment should consider the different features to be found.

Parkwoode Towers: Parkwoode Towers has one- or two-bedroom units, but with several floor plans of vary sizes. Also, some units feature patios or balconies to add some private outdoor living space.

Stonewood Village: Stonewood Village also has one- and two-bedroom apartments, along with townhomes. This property is known for being pet friendly, but you must confirm that your breed is accepted.

Stewart Lane Apartments / Arbor Place: Stewart Lane Apartments and Arbor Place brag about the free gas powered heat and water for residents.

Living in Ridley Park

The name Ridley Park is certainly fitting as the number of parks found in this piece of PA is rather surprising given the area's size The are several small parks such as the Spirit of America Park, Hetzel Park, and Bonnes Park. The Catania Brothers Park has baseball fields and serves as the location of the Ridley Park Police Station, the same group of officers depicted in the movie "Silver Linings Playbook." Recreation Park has shady trees perfect for picnickers, basketball courts, and baseball fields. East Pike Park is the park in Ridley Park as it is home to trails, a dock for fishing, and serves as the stage for the annual 4th of July fireworks show.

Recreation opportunities continue with the Ridley Marina, swim clubs, and YMCA. The Ridley Swim Club Grounds serve as the site of the Ridley Park Paintball in the off season. There are three courses to take out your aggression with paint-filled pellets.

Plays, musical concerts, and a variety of events are staged at Ridley Park's Barnstormers Theater. Other big events in the borough include the 4th of July Parade and fireworks, September's Victorian Fair at the Lake, and the area wide yard sale in May. No joke, the community yard sale is an anticipated annual event.

Getting involved with the historical society is another favorite pastime in Ridley Park, as is soaking up the scenery at the lake. Residents of this small town have the option to stay calm in Ridley Park or liven it up by making a quick trip into the neighboring cities. The diversity and charm is what Ridley Park is all about.

Living in Ridley Park
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The name Ridley Park is certainly fitting as the number of parks found in this piece of PA is rather surprising given the area's size The are several small parks such as the Spirit of America Park, Hetzel Park, and Bonnes Park. The Catania Brothers Park has baseball fields and serves as the location of the Ridley Park Police Station, the same group of officers depicted in the movie "Silver Linings Playbook." Recreation Park has shady trees perfect for picnickers, basketball courts, and baseball fields. East Pike Park is the park in Ridley Park as it is home to trails, a dock for fishing, and serves as the stage for the annual 4th of July fireworks show.

Recreation opportunities continue with the Ridley Marina, swim clubs, and YMCA. The Ridley Swim Club Grounds serve as the site of the Ridley Park Paintball in the off season. There are three courses to take out your aggression with paint-filled pellets.

Plays, musical concerts, and a variety of events are staged at Ridley Park's Barnstormers Theater. Other big events in the borough include the 4th of July Parade and fireworks, September's Victorian Fair at the Lake, and the area wide yard sale in May. No joke, the community yard sale is an anticipated annual event.

Getting involved with the historical society is another favorite pastime in Ridley Park, as is soaking up the scenery at the lake. Residents of this small town have the option to stay calm in Ridley Park or liven it up by making a quick trip into the neighboring cities. The diversity and charm is what Ridley Park is all about.