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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Number of Bedrooms: 1
Posting Date: February 13, 2015
Address: Abington Area
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.
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.
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
Single private bedroom in house available for rent with bathroom. On the corner of Old York Rd & Canterbury Ave, international students welcomed, https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1792060
Condo for rent
Rent is $1200
Ten-minute drive to campus, two-bedroom located in a condo community called International Village.
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.
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
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.
Number of bedrooms: 2
Posting Date: 12/3/2014
Contact person: Miko Del Giudice
Address: Located on Oriole Lane, Dresher, PA 19025
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: http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/roo/4787118627.html
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 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.
Rent: $450 (utilities included)
Room in spacious house; Kitchen/ Bath/ Living Room privileges; Short walk to Train Station.
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.
Rent: $400 to $500 depending if room is shared (utilities included)
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.
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.
7900 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
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. Contact
215 285 3254
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.
Number of bedrooms: 3 bedroom
Posting Date: December 11, 2014
Contact person: Robert Welsh
Address: 515 York rd unit 1c, Willow Grove, PA
Monthly rent: $1500 for the property.
Brief description: www.zillow.com/homedetails/515-York-Rd-APT-1C-Willow-Grove-PA-19090/10053902_zpid/
Number of bedrooms: 1
Posting Date: 12-18-2014
Contact person: Dottie Gannotti
Address: Willow Grove, PA
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
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
The Pennsylvania State University makes no representation whatsoever regarding the housing or the landlords listed through this website. The properties listed are done so at the request of the landlords to assist students in locating possible off-campus housing opportunities. Students are responsible to inspect the property and negotiate lease terms with any landlord.
The Pennsylvania State University has not inspected or investigated these listings or landlords in any way and is not endorsing any specific properties or landlords for students by this listing.
The Pennsylvania State University disclaims any responsibility, among other things, for the condition of any premises, terms of any leases, treatment by any landlord, or compliance with any applicable local zoning ordinances.
Dan Kim, the Off Campus Housing Coordinator is available to answer any questions on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon until 5:00pm. Any messages left after 5:00pm on Friday will be returned the following Wednesday.
If you need assistance on Monday or Tuesday please contact Tracy Reed, the Assistant Director of Student Life, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-881-7508.