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Starting at $990
Updated 1 hr ago
Greentree Building
111 N High St
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$990
2 Bedrooms
$1,545
Bright apartments between E. Gay St. and W. Chestnut St. in very walkable neighborhood. Rooftop terrace, concierge and swimming pool on site. Units feature walk-in closets.
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Starting at $1,493
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The Point at Windermere
1500 Windermere Rd
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,493
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
3 Bedrooms
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Just minutes from the entertainment, shopping and dining options along West Chester Pike. This community offers residents a sauna, garage parking, tennis court, coffee bar and more. Apartments are furnished and have walk-in closets.
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Starting at $1,502
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The Lantern at Glen Mills
100 Cornerstone Dr
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,502
2 Bedrooms
$1,837
3 Bedrooms
$2,366
The Lantern at Glen Mills offers close proximity to I-95 and Route 1. Units include amenities like fireplaces, garbage disposals and walk-in closets. The community is pet friendly and offers a conference room.
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Starting at $1,611
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Spring House at Brandywine
900 Reisling Ln
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,611
2 Bedrooms
$1,780
3 Bedrooms
$2,775
Modern apartments in Downtown West Chester near Route 202. Tree-covered community with tennis court and clubhouse. Five floor plans available. Walk-in closets, nine-foot ceilings, and hardwood floors.
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Starting at $1,265
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The Metropolitan East Goshen
1323 W Chester Pike
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,265
2 Bedrooms
$1,895
New residential community just off West Chester Pike. Units with breakfast bars, stainless steel appliances, full-size washers and dryers, and walk-in closets. Dog park, saltwater pool and walking trail for residents.
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Starting at $1,325
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Heather Glen
1650 W Chester Pike
West Chester, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,325
3 Bedrooms
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Upgraded apartments near PA Route 3. Hardwood floors, granite countertops and walk-in closets. Community amenities include a volleyball court and swimming pool. Apartments are pet-friendly.
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Starting at $1,594
Updated 3 hrs ago
Pointe at West Chester
890 S Matlack St
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,594
2 Bedrooms
$2,008
3 Bedrooms
$2,476
Luxury apartments with stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, balconies and granite countertops. Community has a fitness center, swimming pool, courtyard and covered parking. Located close to Route 202 and downtown dining and shops.
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Starting at $1,495
Updated 12 hrs ago
124 Market Place
124 E Market St
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,495
2 Bedrooms
$1,795
Within a walkable community near restaurants and shops. Apartments feature updated kitchens, private garages, a large fitness center and private storage. Smoke-free building. Controlled parking access. Pet-friendly.
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Starting at $1,035
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Waterview Apartments
2 Waterview Rd
West Chester, PA
Studio
$1,035
1 Bedroom
$1,220
2 Bedrooms
$1,330
This community's residents enjoy an on-site swimming pool, volleyball court and playground. Units have been recently renovated and feature walk-in closets. Just steps away from the shopping and dining that West Chester Pike provides.
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Starting at $1,675
Updated 3 hrs ago
Sharples Works
300 E Evans St
West Chester, PA
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1 Bedroom
$1,675
2 Bedrooms
$2,295
Close to dining, shopping, and entertainment in Downtown Chester. Units with numerous floorplans featuring stainless steel appliances, subway tile surrounds, and wood-grain flooring. Covered parking.
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Starting at $1,439
Updated 2 hrs ago
Jefferson at Westtown
1000 Skiles Blvd
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,439
2 Bedrooms
$1,565
3 Bedrooms
$2,150
The community's recently renovated units have stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets and fireplaces. Oakbourne Park is right around the corner. On-site amenities include a clubhouse, playground, pool and 24-hour gym.
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Starting at $1,250
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Wyntre Brooke
1324 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,250
2 Bedrooms
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Starting at $1,644
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Redstone at Concordville
1000 Ellis Drive
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,644
2 Bedrooms
$1,948
Lovely new-construction apartments located just off Conchester Highway. Apartments are accented with granite counters, modern cabinets and hardwood flooring. Stainless steel appliances included. Several outdoor and indoor community recreation areas. Close to dining and shopping.
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Starting at $1,439
Updated 4 hrs ago
1000 SKILES BOULEVARD
1000 SKILES BOULEVARD
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,439
Starting at $2,270
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1000 SKILES BOULEVARD
1000 SKILES BOULEVARD
West Chester, PA
3 Bedrooms
$2,270
Starting at $1,620
Updated 4 hrs ago
1000 SKILES BOULEVARD
1000 SKILES BOULEVARD
West Chester, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,620
Starting at $1,929
Updated 4 hrs ago
1000 SKILES BOULEVARD
1000 SKILES BOULEVARD
West Chester, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,929
Starting at $2,354
Updated 4 hrs ago
890 S MATLACK STREET
890 S MATLACK STREET
West Chester, PA
2 Bedrooms
$2,354
Starting at $1,769
Updated 4 hrs ago
890 S MATLACK STREET
890 S MATLACK STREET
West Chester, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,769
Starting at $2,476
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890 S MATLACK STREET
890 S MATLACK STREET
West Chester, PA
3 Bedrooms
$2,476
Starting at $2,250
Updated 17 hrs ago
29 West Gay Street 2
29 West Gay Street 2
West Chester, PA
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
Starting at $3,300
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1426 CIDER KNOLL WAY
1426 CIDER KNOLL WAY
West Chester, PA
4 Bedrooms
$3,300
Starting at $1,200
Updated 24 hrs ago
3110 VALLEY DRIVE
3110 VALLEY DRIVE
West Chester, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
Starting at $1,850
Updated 5 days ago
1223 MORSTEIN ROAD
1223 MORSTEIN ROAD
West Chester, PA
3 Bedrooms
$1,850

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City GuideWest Chester

West Chester: The town that gave birth to Jackass.

A suburban borough located 25 miles outside of Philadelphia, West Chester is a great destination for folks looking for relaxed living convenient to major cities and businesses. It has a great sense of community, plenty of housing choices and a vibrant downtown. Community activities are central to the town, bringing businesses face-to-face with residents on a regular basis, and the neighborhoods build on this idea with a sense of togetherness.

Moving to West Chester

Travel

You'll need a bicycle or car for getting around West Chester, especially if you decide that renting a home outside of the center of town is more your speed. West Chester is convenient but lacking in public transportation, and walking is only convenient in the center of town. There's plenty there to walk to, but you'll still want to get out now and again. So make sure the property rentals you check out come with a parking spot.

Weather

Pennsylvania is notorious for having weather that is difficult to predict, with 40-degree temperature swings in a single day not uncommon. Winters will get pretty cold, while summers will be hot and humid. You'll want to keep a sweatshirt and an umbrella on hand year round, as even in the midst of summer you can get a cool, rainy day. The trade-off for this is that the area does not see natural disasters -- no earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes or the like -- just the odd blizzard every other year.

Lead Time

West Chester is a renter-heavy town, with the vast majority of properties being occupied by renters. This is due partly to the nearby university and also to its convenient location. This makes for a competitive market, particularly for larger property rentals that students can split cheaply, but also means that it won't be difficult to come by studio apartments or two-bedroom apartments, especially if you time it correctly. Just make sure you have all of your paperwork in order and the best references possible lined up.

The Neighborhoods of West Chester

There's a few different neighborhoods of this town to choose from. Spot one that suits you?

Borough Center: Right in the middle of everything, the borough center is a prime spot to find a row home for rent, with lots of two- or three-bedroom row homes. There is a great number and variety of rental units in this neighborhood, including some furnished apartments.

Oakbourne: South of the center of town, Oakbourne is mostly owner occupied, but there are a handful of high-rise apartment buildings with rental units. However, it is also a neighborhood with a lot of four- and five-bedroom houses, so if you're looking for a large home for rent in West Chester, this would be a good place to start. Plus, it is fairly close to the borough center.

Milltown: If you've got some four-legged family members, start your search in the Milltown area. There are plenty of pet-friendly apartments in this neighborhood, and many of these apartments are also friendly to folks looking for housing on a budget.

Living in West Chester

Downtown West Chester is a lively hub, with plenty of local retail and restaurants. The "ThinkShopBuy...Local" initiative has brought many of these shops together, and they're all open for the monthly First Friday events. The Visual Expansion Gallery is an art store that constantly displays local and national artists, while Painted Plate offers pottery and more. Cigar shops rub elbows with skate shops, and antique shops share space with athletic apparel stores.

Just as varied is the choice of restaurants. West Chester loves international flavors, and the selection of flavors reflects this. Grab a curry at Spice Indian Thai Bistro, some sushi at Kooma, enchiladas at Mas Mexicali Cantina or a perfectly cooked steak at Pietro's Prime. Best of all, they're all within walking distance of each other in the middle of town.

There's always something to do around town as well. West Chester University brings in international performance artists throughout the year to events that are open to the public. The downtown kicks off the year with the West Chester Film Festival, and the summer brings on all sorts of events, including the Swinging Summer Thursday music festivals and numerous arts festivals. The summer season of festivals wraps up with a bang with the Chester County Restaurant Festival at the end of September.

There is plenty to do out in the fresh air, with numerous parks in and around the city. Go fishing in Fernhill Lake, golfing at the West Chester Country Club or lounging at the public parks. The West Chester Sports Complex is a lighted, multi-sport complex used for numerous leagues. The complex is open to the public and brings out lots of residents for a sense of community.

June 2018 West Chester Rent Report

Welcome to the June 2018 West Chester Rent Report. West Chester rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the West Chester rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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