10 Reasons to Live Here

Belmont Village really is a place where city living meets country charm.  One can have the best of both worlds.  Here are some of the wonderful benefits of living in Belmont Village:

1.         Fairmount Park

The nation’s largest urban park system is right outside your door.  If you love to bike, walk, jog, row, play tennis or anything else active, Fairmount Park awaits you.

2.         Diversity

In our little village, one can find all races, ethnicities, ages, religions, sexual orientations living together happily side-by-side.  Belmont Village is a place anyone can call home, and that’s the way we like it.

3.         Shopping

Belmont Village sits in the heart of the City Avenue Business District.  Within walking distance, one can find stores such as Michael’s Arts & Crafts, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Target along with dozens of others.

4.         Eating options

Along with shopping options, eating options abound in Belmont Village.  From our neighborhood favorite City Line Pizza to a multitude of national food chains (Qdoba,  Olive Garden, Chili’s, etc.) to a seasonal farmers’ market, you will never go hungry in Belmont Village.  Plus, if you want to cook at home, there is an Acme grocery store right across the street from Belmont Village.

5.         Walkability

Save money on gas and save the environment by leaving your car in the garage. Everything one needs is in walking distance when you live in Belmont Village.  In addition to all the food and shopping options, there is a gym, a bank, and a post office across from the neighborhood as well.

6.         Cultural Attractions

With over a dozen radio stations and two television stations located in the City Avenue Business District, residents of Belmont Village are always in the know of what’s going on in the city.  Residents can also enjoy local attractions such as the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, the Japanese Tea House & Gardens, the Please Touch Museum, and the Philadelphia Zoo.  There’s also the Bala Movie Theatre, an art film house, a few blocks from Belmont Village.

7.         Gardening

If you love to garden, then you will fit right in to Belmont Village.  As a garden community, we love flowers, shrubs, trees—anything green—to give our village that extra kick of country charm.

8.         Pets

Belmont Village is the perfect home for Fido and Felix as well.  Belmont Village residents love their pets, and we are a pet-friendly community as long as you remember one thing—clean up after your animal!

9.         Location

With I-76, Route 1, Route 23, and West River Drive mere minutes from your front door, residents of Belmont Village can quickly and easily get to Center City, Manayunk, East Falls, and the Mainline in less than 15 minutes.  For those working in Center City, Belmont Village even has a local SEPTA rail station right next to us at the corners of City & Conshohocken Avenues.

10.       History

The homes of Belmont Village are rich in details.  Over the years, a succession of families has added their personal touches to their homes.  You will add your own as you make your house a home.  In Belmont Village, however, we appreciate the historic details of our homes and seek to restore them rather than replace them.    These details are what give our neighborhood a special character.