Located within Pennsylvania, United States, the township of Cheltenham is located in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Cheltenham. This township is quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around the railway line. Lastly, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Fairmont Park and Tacony Creek Park, and they are very well-spread out, which makes it easy to access them.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 45% of buildings in Cheltenham, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This township has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 70% of the properties in Cheltenham whereas the remainder are rented. This township experienced its main housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to get to on foot from most homes for sale in Cheltenham. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to eating, the closest supermarket in this township is generally only a rather short walk away. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and there are also a few cafes in Cheltenham.
Cheltenham provides home owners with the choice between several means of transportation. It is easy for pedestrians to navigate this township; many daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle. Residents can rely on public transit to move around in Cheltenham owing to 2 train stations (e.g., Melrose Park Station and Elkins Park Station) with access to the Lansdale/Doylestown Line, Warminster Line and West Trenton Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Getting around by car is also convenient in Cheltenham. It is straightforward to park.