Luxurious, unique, and spacious appeals with hardwood floors, wainscoting, high ceilings, and charming details.

University City Area

Our Property

Five to Twelve Bedroom townhouses provide luxurious, unique and spacious appeal with hardwood floors, wainscoting, high ceilings and charming details. Many of our houses feature skylights, crown molding and decorative fireplaces. In an ideal location with excellent proximity from campus, SEPTA and local shopping and eateries, we can put you in a house with value, distinction, convenience and comfort.

We also offer a wide variety of self-contained apartments within Victorian conversions in these same neighborhoods. Sizes range from studios to four bedroom apartment homes, all within a few blocks of the Penn Campus, and equally convenient to the USP and Drexel campuses. Please visit our Victorian Conversions page for further information. Leases start from June to August.


  • Prime Locations in University City: between 39th and 43rd Street, from Locust Street to Baltimore Avenue
  • Proximity to University of Pennsylvania, Drexel and USP Campuses, SEPTA access & University City neighborhood shops, restaurants and attractions
  • Hardwood floors available
  • Renovated kitchens and bathrooms available
  • High-speed internet available
  • Classic victorian charm: high ceilings, wainscoting, decorative fireplaces, built-in bookcases
Bedrooms Bathrooms
Five – Eight Two – Three From $560
Nine – Twelve Two – Six From $825

Victorian Townhomes – Nearby Attractions


4000 Spruce Street

Busy bar & sidewalk cafe that pairs flavored margaritas with Mexican-American plates.


210 S. 40th Street

A standby for UPenn students since 1933, this old-school tavern focuses on beer, drinks & pizza.


4001 Walnut Street

This supermarket is open 24/7 & has produce, meat, deli, bakery & other departments. It is also a great place to get a cheap slice of pizza or a hot and fresh meal!

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Featured Apartment


Spruce Hill & University City Area

  • Great Locations available from 38th and Walnut to 44th and Osage
  • Hardwood Floors Available
  • High-Speed Internet Available
  • Exposed Brick, Oak Floors, New Kitchens Available


The Branden

4035 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Pine Terrace

324 S. 45th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Victorian Townhomes

40th & Spruce Area
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Victorian Conversions

University City
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Elizabeth Court

 4017 Baltimore Ave.​
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Castle Hill

4301 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

El Vista

4532 Osage Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Osage Manor

414 S. 44th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Summit Park Communities

8201 Henry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Main Line Apartments

Wynnewood, Bala Cynwyd, & Bryn Mawr

The Westbury Apartments

271 S. 15th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Lower Bucks Apartments

Northeast Philadelphia, Bensalem, & Feasterville-Trevose