Whether you’re taking time out in beautiful Marshall Square Park, or enjoying the company of friends at dinner in town, you will find yourself only a short walk away from home. With national and regional establishments such as Starbucks, Kildare’s Irish Pub and the YMCA and local businesses including Iron Hill Brewery, KALY Clothing, and Barnaby’s of America, West Chester has it all. There are over 50 restaurants and 70 retail stores within a 5 minute walk from our front door!

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A driving factor of the town’s exuberance and a major contributor to the town’s expansion and growing social scene is West Chester University. To complement the university presence, the Borough has taken many steps to offer residents a variety of social options throughout the year. From the acclaimed Restaurant Festival held each September to Swingin’ Summer Thursdays as well as an entire array of other events between, there is always something happening in downtown West Chester.

Chestnut Street Lofts is also within close proximity to nationally recognized attractions including QVC Studios, Longwood Gardens, The King of Prussia Mall, and all of the attractions associated with Philadelphia, which are easily accessible by means of the major highways that connect to West Chester.