When you think of what an up and coming urban neighborhood offers, what comes to mind? If you’re like many people, you want that elusive combination that takes stylish, affordable and conveniently located apartments adds in proximity to services, necessities and amenities for your family then offers a bonus like being very dog-friendly. If you’re calling the Philadelphia Area home, you should seriously consider Manayunk near the top of your apartment-hunting list.
Where to Hang Your Hat
You’ll find one bedroom apartments in Manayunk to meet a variety of the criteria you have on your “must-have” list. Clean, modern accommodations with spacious rooms which often feature some higher-end selling points like available hardwood floors, in-apartment washer and dryer and stainless-steel kitchen appliances – including a dishwasher!
What Else Manayunk has to Offer
While you’re discovering how easy it is to get to Manayunk, with its proximity to both rail and bus SEPTA lines and major highways, you’re also going to discover that Manayunk offers a neighborhood of small-town charm complete with schools and houses of worship. Local bars and restaurants cover cuisine for whatever you find your taste buds craving.
There are boutique shopping experiences, local professional services and options to keep fit both indoors, like cycling and pole dancing, and outdoors, like rowing in the canal or hiking in Wissahickon Valley Park. You’ll also find galleries, performing arts centers and nonprofits where you can volunteer. With special annual events like street and arts festivals, holiday-themed nights out, Cocktail Week and Cookie Month (a whole month!!), Manayunk has something to tempt you out and about.
Your Four-Legged Bestie is Welcome
Speaking of tempting you out and about, one Saturday in August is the Dog Day of Summer event. Family-friendly also, this event caterers to your canine with vendors, activities, and the new Pup Crawl for both you and your pet. Fido isn’t only welcome one day a year, though, because Manayunk offers a dog park and a pet-friendly dog bakery.
Located in the Greater Philadelphia area, the Manayunk neighborhood offers you that niche between urban and suburban living that many seek. You have all the amenities of city living within a smaller community where you can know your neighbors, make a positive difference in the world and make a real home for yourself and your family.