Cedarbrook, Philadelphia, PA

Cedarbrook Neighborhood Guide Philadelphia, PA

About

Cedarbrook is a residential neighborhood located in the west part of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It's notable for its considerable green spaces, including the nearby Wissahickon Valley Park and Fairmount Park, making it an ideal area for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Cedarbrook is bordered to the north by the bustling Cheltenham Avenue, dotted with shops and restaurants. It offers good access to public transportation, with the SEPTA's regional rail line connecting it to Center City, Philadelphia.

What You Will Love about Cedarbrook, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • The peaceful, residential atmosphere paired with the proximity to green spaces like Wissahickon Valley Park.
  • The convenience of nearby shopping and dining along Cheltenham Avenue.
  • Easy access to public transportation, especially SEPTA's regional rail for easy commute to the center city.

What’s Nearby

Cedarbrook is close to Chestnut Hill, a neighborhood known for its lovely Victorian houses, unique shops, and gourmet restaurants. The neighborhood is also just a short drive from downtown Philadelphia, giving residents easy access to all the culture and amenities the city offers.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Cedarbrook is generally relaxed and community-focused, with an emphasis on outdoor activities, thanks to its location close to the city's major parks. The area also provides a good balance between suburban peace and urban vibrancy with easy access to downtown Philadelphia and local shops and restaurants along Cheltenham Avenue.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 99 restaurants, 23 grocery stores, and 8 parks within a mile of the Cedarbrook neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Sam's Meats

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    0.3 miles

    1524 E Wadsworth Ave

  • GROCERY
    Royal Meats

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Fish Market, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    1619 E Wadsworth Ave

  • GROCERY
    The Fresh Grocer

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1000 Easton Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Cedarbrook Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.6 miles

    1000 Easton Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Cheltenham Square Mall

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.6 miles

    2385 W Cheltenham Ave

  • GROCERY
    Aldi

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    8200 Ogontz Ave

Cedarbrook Apartments and Rentals

112 Rental properties in Cedarbrook, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Chestnut Hill Tower property

    $1,169+

    Chestnut Hill Tower

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    450–1300 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Lynnewood Gardens property

    $1,295+

    Lynnewood Gardens

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    575–1120 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Towers At Wyncote property

    $1,340+

    Towers At Wyncote

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    520–2311 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 46 West Highland Avenue property

    $5,200

    46 West Highland Avenue

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1812 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 7046 Pipers Glen Way property

    $1,950

    7046 Pipers Glen Way

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1500 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 7025 Georgian Rd #2ND property

    $1,200

    7025 Georgian Rd #2ND

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    752 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
2.8%
2.3%
utilities
3.3%
8.6%
food
1.8%
2.5%
transportation
0%
7.6%
healthcare
0%
7%

Cedarbrook Demographics

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Cedarbrook Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 4 of 5 renters

Cedarbrook Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

73/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

57/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

48/100
3 train stops

Stenton Station

Train Stop

6797 Blakemore St

Septa Wyndmoor Station

Train Stop

246 E Willow Grove Ave

Gravers Station

Train Stop

310 E Gravers Ln

Source: foursquare.com

Cedarbrook Schools

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