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Old 11-26-2007, 11:46 AM
 
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My husband will be working in Radnor for 2 - 3 months. We have no clue about where to look for furnished housing that allows me to walk to shops, library, restaurants, coffee, etc., since I will be without a car. Public transportation is no problem, but I'd prefer to walk. Any suggestions? We want to keep his commute short, as well.
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:42 PM
 
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Nearby quaint older walkable small towns with mom and pop type small businesses include Wayne,Paoli,Devon,Bryn Mawr,Narberth,Ardmore. They are within a couple miles of Radnor. Be warned although generally upscale communities these are older towns with older apartment complexes.

For newer corporate housing/newer townhouses etc you will be better off looking west + north of Radnor in towns such as Exton,Eagleview,West Chester, Malvern,Plymouth Meeting,King of Prussia. All are a 15 minute- 1/2 commute to Radnor.

West Chester stands out in the fact that it has a very nice main street type feel to it with a library, coffee shops,restaurants etc.. Although the townhomes and apts are a mile or so from the town center accessible by public transit(bus)

Eagleview in Exton is a gigantic residential community that has its own little town center(starbucks-quiznos etc.). i would look into that if you have the time.

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Good luck.

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Old 11-28-2007, 06:00 PM
 
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There is one big apt. complex near me in Malvern called William Henry Apartments. Looks like a nice place, you could check it out. It takes me about 20 min to get to Wayne in morning rush hour. So Radnor would be about the same I would guess? Good luck!
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