Welcome to Berwyn
Small and family-friendly community with excellent schools
Nestled right along Philadelphia’s Paoli/Thorndale Line, the family-oriented community of Berwyn is a true gem. It truly has the best of all worlds, with easy access to downtown Philadelphia, great restaurants and boutiques, and an excellent school district. It’s one of the safest neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and the perfect spot to raise your kids. Everyone is kind and friendly, and you’ll develop a true community here.
Berwyn is a dream location, with large mansions and sizable yards that can accommodate your entire family with room to spare. Each home is immaculately designed, and many feature intricate stonework. The landscaping is no less spectacular — greenery is spread over every inch of land to put you in an instant state of ease.
What to Love
- Family-oriented community with exceptional school districts
- Close proximity to major highways and interstates
- Multiple parks for outdoor enthusiasts
- Spacious luxury homes and open backyards
Living in Berwyn, you can expect to experience a mixed urban-suburban feel. It’s the ideal location for young couples and families to settle down since there’s an excellent school district and various outdoor activities to keep your kids entertained. Your kids will love biking along the tree-lined streets, and they are sure to thrive in the stellar public schools; Niche ranks Berwyn’s schools as the second-best in all of Pennsylvania. You’ll also find a large number of retirees living in the area, thanks to its friendly atmosphere and high walkability.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
Let’s jump right into Berwyn’s culinary scene with Aneu, a local cafe that’s perfect for a hearty breakfast to fuel your day or a quick bite during your lunch break. La Cabra Brewing is another great spot to check out — the historic building has been converted into a gastropub with beer, tacos, and a fantastic atmosphere. You should also make sure to try out the exquisite NECTAR, a Pan-Asian restaurant serving exceptional sushi and fusion fare to delight your taste buds and keep you coming back for more.
In Berwyn, you’ll find a handful of boutiques offering quality items and friendly staff. Head on over to Francesca's if you’re looking for a few staple items for your wardrobe or something to wear out for drinks with friends. Lovebirds Boutique is another great place to shop the latest fashion trends and show-stopping pieces. Want to finish off your shopping excursion with a sweet treat? Handel's Homemade Ice Cream is a community favorite where you’ll pick from a variety of mouthwatering flavors and dive into the richest ice cream in the city.
Things to Do
Living in Berwyn means endless activity, and with so many things to see and do, you’ll never experience a dull moment. Dive into your creative side at the Footlighters Theater, where you’ll get to watch some amazing live performances, participate in raffles and support your community. Easttown Library welcomes people of all ages to cozy up in a chair or lounge outside in their courtyard as they dig into a new book. It’s the perfect home away from home, where you can feel at peace and eager to read or explore a new subject.
There are plenty of parks near Berwyn to hang out, including Teegarden Park. Here you’ll get to enjoy the great outdoors, take your furry friends out for a walk or play a friendly game of baseball. Crabby Creek Park is another terrific location to check out, with a gentle creek and peaceful walk path. Your kids will love to visit this calm spot where they can dip into the clear water and play under the sun all day long.
Berwyn is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: