Malvern is a borough situated in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, which is part of Pennsylvania, United States.
Most areas in Malvern are quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines. Parks aren't well-located, which makes it rather difficult to get to them. Despite that, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to visit.
The median year of construction for houses in Malvern is 1971. In this borough, about 60% of buildings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. Roughly 70% of the population of this borough own their home while the rest are renters. This part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Some, but not all, house buyers in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area will live within walking distance of one of approximately 20 supermarkets. There are also a few opportunities for those who cherish nearby restaurants and cafes. In terms of education, it is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from most properties for sale in Malvern. On the other hand, it can be difficult to access high schools as a pedestrian. Locals have the choice between public and private elementary schools.
The preferred means of transportation in Malvern is usually driving. Coming across a place to park is generally easy, and it is a rather short car ride to the nearest highway from any home in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. However, the public transit service in Malvern is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there is the Malvern Station on the Paoli/Thorndale Line. Property owners are served by a few bus lines, and most homes are close to a bus stop. It is challenging for pedestrians to navigate this borough since running daily errands is difficult.