Apartments in Elkins Park, PA

A mere 20 minutes from the bustling city of Philadelphia, there is a beautiful tree lined neighborhood with convenient shopping. Sounds like a fantasy? Lynnewood Gardens’ apartments in Elkins Park can offer you a dream home with the added convenience of renting!

Located just a 20-minute drive from Philadelphia, Elkins Park boasts several local attractions, including St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Abington Arts Center, and Arcadia University. Elkins Park is located in the beautiful Montgomery County. This charming community is safe and welcoming, making you feel at home from the moment you arrive.

Enjoy a delicious cheesesteak from Frank’s Pizza or treat yourself to some classic Italian dessert from Luigi’s Pizzarama II. This serene neighborhood is surrounded by trees and offers a tranquil living environment, while still providing easy access to the city for work or weekend adventures. With Elkins Park, you truly get the best of both worlds.

If you’re in search of Elkins Park Apartments, Lynnewood Gardens is the perfect place for you to call home.

Commutes and Transit in Elkins Park, PA

Looking to get to Elkins Park? Here are the most common committed and transit options to get to our lovely community:

Elkins Park to Philadelphia – the commute is 35 minutes via US-1 S and I-76 E.
Elkins Park to Trenton – the commute is 45 minutes via US-1 N.
Elkins Park to NYC – the commute is 1 hour and 50 minutes via I-276 E and I-95.
Elkins Park to Lancaster – the commute is 1 hour and 28 minutes via I-76 W.
Elkins Park Station – SEPTA Regional Rail station
SEPTA Bus routes – the bus lines 28, 55, 70 and 77 service Elkins Park.
Jenkintown and Melrose Park stations – same regional rail lines as Elkins Park Station.

Employment in Montgomery County

If you’re looking for apartments in Elkins Park to relocate to, you may also be looking for new employment opportunities. And the good news is that work opportunities abound in and around Elkins Park, PA!

You can be a part of the team at well-known employers like Arcadia University, Einstein Medical Center, and the School District of Cheltenham, as well as many other successful, locally-owned businesses that dot the area.

Some of the most popular roles that businesses in Elkins Park, PA are hiring for include:

  • Front Desk Associate
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Customer Services Representative
  • Caregiver
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Cage Line Operator
  • Travel Nurse
  • Home Care Aid
  • Business Administrator
  • Delivery Driver
  • Retail Merchandiser
  • ….and many more!

Schools in Elkins Park

Though Elkins Park, PA is located in Montgomery County, it is split between both Abington and Cheltenham townships, so you have your pick of top-rated schools in the area.

In fact, did you know that the students attending public schools in Montgomery County, when compared to those elsewhere in Pennsylvania, scored higher in math and reading proficiency?

Here’s a list of some of the most highly-rated schools in the area:

  • The McKinley School (6-8)
  • Fort Washington Elementary School (K -5)
  • Merion Elementary School (K – 5)
  • Springfield Township High School (9-12)
  • Bala-Cynwyd Middle School (6-8)
  • Evans Elementary School (PK-4)
  • Plymouth-Whitemarsh Senior High School (9-12)

All of these schools have a 10/10 rating on Visit this website or to search highly-rated schools in the Cheltenham and Abington, PA areas.

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Colleges in and Around Elkins Park, PA

Elkins Park is also home to some of the top-rated schools in the country, including Arcadia University, Salus University, Alvernia College, and Gratz College. Arcadia University ranks #48 in Regional Universities North, according to U.S. News & World Report

Arcadia University is known for its psychology and biology programs, while Salus University specializes in health science programs, most notably optometry. 

Alvernia College, which sits about an hour outside of Elkins Park, is a privately owned Catholic University that has been recognized as a College of Distinction. Students here can pursue a wide variety of careers including everything from business, chemistry, digital media marketing, computer science, and healthcare administration. It also offers accredited online programs, so you can complete your coursework without ever leaving your Elkins Park apartments. 

Gratz College, which was founded in 1895, caters to those of the Jewish faith looking to pursue their Master’s or Doctoral in disciplines not limited to Nonprofit Management, Interfaith Leadership, and Education Leadership. 

The colleges located near Elkins Park cater to a wide range of faiths, interests, and availability. There’s a little bit of something for everyone. 

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Places to Eat in Elkins Park

Those living at our Elkins Park apartments will be able to enjoy some of the finest, most eclectic food in the area.

Are you in the mood for some food with an Asian flare? Head on over to Szechuan Mandarin Inn. Want to feast on traditional Korean dishes served in a relaxing environment? Then DuBu is the spot for you. Interested in taking your friends out for brunch? Head over to Chef Vargas and try the Brunch Burger or Farmers Omelet that’s served with their signature potatoes.

Whether you’re in the mood for a classic sit down or somewhere totally Instagrammable, you’ll have countless dining options to choose from in Elkins Park!

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Things to Do in Elkins Park

After moving into one of our apartments in Elkins Park, it’s time to explore the community for yourself – and a good thing, too, because there is so much to see and explore!

One of our Elkins Park apartments residents’ favorite thing to do is partake in local tours presented by Jewish Educator, Michael Schatz. These tours take you in front of local synagogues, trolley routes, and mansions that are architectural marvels.

If tours aren’t your thing, then you can schedule a relaxing massage from Issan Thai Massage, or check out the local Richard Wall House Museum which offers a glimpse into the history of Cheltenham Township. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Richard Wall House was once known as the oldest house in all of Pennsylvania.

History is rich in Elkins Park, PA. And when you’re a resident of our Elkins Park apartments, you can discover something new each and every day. View more nearby attractions in Elkins Park on our Area Attractions page.

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Elkins Park's Architecture

There’s many reasons as to why Elkins Park is a unique community, but it’s the town’s ornate architecture that sets it apart from the crowd. Elkins Park is known for its 19th and 20th century Queen Anne, medieval, and Dutch and American colonial architecture.

Much of the architecture here has been designed by some of the most highly renowned architects the world has ever known like Robert A.M Stern and Horace Trumbauer. In fact, Trumbauer’s work can be seen in the renowned Lynnewood Hall, a neoclassical revival-style mansion that was built between 1897 and 1900. The 110-room mansion is one of the largest remaining mansions from the Gilded Age in the Philadelphia-area.

In Elkins Park, PA, you’ll be immersed in rich culture and history while being surrounded by some of the prettiest architecture the state has to offer. Studios at Lynnewood Gardens start at $1,350.

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