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Low-Rise Apartment
Fitler Square, 415 S Van Pelt St | Philadelphia
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  •  Air Conditioning
  •  Doorman Building
  •  Elevators
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Hardwood Floors
  •  Pet Friendly
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Surface Parking Lot
  •  Washer/Dryer In Unit

User Rating

7.7
Good
6 Reviews

About this Location

CVS Pharmacy
4 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby
Fitler Square
5 min walk
12/7 (bus) - 2 min
40 (bus) - 1 min

Pricing 

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$1,500+
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
$1,895+
Schedule Appointment At
(215) 398-1073
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Granite Countertops
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
    •  Stainless Steel Appliances
    •  Stove & Oven
  • Laundry

    •  Washer/Dryer In Unit
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning
    •  Hardwood Floors
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Surface Parking Lot
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Overall rating 7.7/10, based on 6 renter reviews

8.7
Location
5.3
Amenities
6.0
Management
8.0
Value
6.7
Social
8.8
Safety
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Great Value

We couldn't beat the price here at Van Pelt on the Square. We pay 2k a month for a 2/1 apt with about 750 sq ft. Management is super responsive and we love having a large shared courtyard. Since it isn't a high rise building there aren't many extra amenities but we do enjoy having all the basics. Washer/dryer, window ac units, bike storage etc.

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  • Family w/ children
  • 2 beds / 1 bath
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Van Pelt on the Square

Very secure, with updated interiors. New management thats very responsive to emails and texts. 15-20 minute walk from the hospital and 10 minute walk to Rittenhouse Square. Apartment is small, minimal storage.

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  • 1 bed / 1 bath
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Love My Spot

Great and attentive landlord. Beautiful and homey feeling complex. Newly renovated units available.

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  • 2 beds / 2 baths
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Great location, price and building - terrible property manager

I live in a courtyard brownstone complex which has a great outdoor communal space with BBQs and a seating area. The apartments are a good size with lots of natural light and are in a fantastic location a little south of Rittenhouse (which is much quieter, prettier and residential). The big downside to the apartment is the property manager is terrible and you have to ask him a million times to get anything done. If you can deal with that, its a fantastic place to live and its at least $400-500 cheaper than what classmates pay to live right next to Rittenhouse Square.

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  • 2 beds / 1 bath
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Bad management, but great apartment!

My wife and I love this apartment. It's large and cheap. It has a fireplace. We overlook a courtyard. We have a courtyard, where we hang out and have barbecues. It's a really nice apartment.

The landlord sucks and is unresponsive. I don't trust him at all. But that's the only downside. This is a really great place to live, great location, etc., and value for money.

No amenities, but nice, old, charming building, if you're looking for that kind of thing.

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Terrible Management

Don't live here.

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 17 Recs

Lazaro’s Pizzeria & Grill
Spread Bagelry
Honey’s Sit N Eat
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grocery 4 Recs

Trader Joe’s
Whole Foods Market
MOM’s Organic Market
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convenience 3 Recs

CVS Pharmacy
7-Eleven
Walgreens
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fitness 36 Recs

Philly Power Yoga
City Fitness
Body Cycle Spinning Studio
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parks 9 Recs

Rittenhouse Square Park
Schuylkill River Dog Run
Filter Square
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coffee 27 Recs

Ants Pants Café
Rival Bros.
The Bakeshop on 20th
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About Fitler Square

Situated right along the Schuylkill River, Fitler Square is a quaint neighborhood full of old-school Philadelphia charm. It's part of a larger area more commonly referred to as 'Schuylkill' that's also comprised of Devil's Pocket and Grays Ferry. Renters rave about this area for the nearby parks and...
Quaint
Walkable
Very Safe
Great Parks
Trader Joes
Prime Location
Public Transit
Median rents in Fitler Square
Studio
$
1,750
1 Bedroom
$
2,200
2 Bedroom
$
3,050

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Fitler Square Reviews

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The neighborhood is perfect for my needs. I am 1 block from the Schulykill park (and the running/biking trail) (and dog park, basketball courts, tennis courts). I'm also half a block from Fitler Square. I am about 7 minutes via bike from CHOP and on closer to my clinic site than the hospital. I'm north of South Street so closer to the action and very close to the gym. Also Delancey is a very good looking street.
Wharton bubble. I love it. Decent restaurants-- not as many fast+healthy+good-value meal options nearby as I'd like but many nice places. Nightlife is what Wharton makes it. Easy walk to some cool stuff in town.

Chestnut street has more of a homeless problem than I'd like but that will be hard to avoid in general, has not been a problem for me personally.
Couldn't be better. Walk to my favorite restaurants and bars in less than 5minutes. Walk to my gyms/work out studios in as little as 4 min. 1.5 blocks away from bus stop and Septa trolley. Trader Joes down the block as is Rite Aid, CVS, multiple take-out restaurants. Can walk to work in 20 mins. Many residents live nearby-social hub.
I was looking for a more authentic Philly experience outside of the heavily commercialized Rittenhouse Square area. Fitler Square is one of the most charming and beautiful neighborhoods in Philly. Amazing location next to a Starbucks, grocery store, bars, and many other amenities. So happy to be here. Love this neighborhood
Our neighbors have been quiet, lots of people with pets and young families. The neighborhood is pretty calm, cars are fairly rare and it’s very walkable. There’s a grocery store about 3 blocks away, which is great, and there are a lot of trees, which is always nice.
It is terribly unexceptional, which may be a good thing - no crowds, gawping tourists, amateur sports teams on a night out, etc. There are a few restaurants and bars nearby and you are generally in walking distance of everything you might need
Fitler square is primarily behind Riverloft (which faces Walnut). You're really in Center City. The Fitler square neighborhood is amazing for walks with dog, running, hanging out in the park, small cuter-type restaurants, etc. Probably more attractive to couples, families, and lower-key students. A little bit of a walk (10 minutes) for bar scene, with exception to Pub and Bonners.
I think Fitler Square has it all. It has its own good bars and restaurants and is only a couple blocks to the full host of things at Rittenhouse. Easy walk to campus or convenient Route 40 bus. Multiple parks including the one at Taney and Lombard which is one of the biggest parks in the city and part of the Schuylkill River Trail. Decent grocery store right at 23rd and south, but still a reasonable walk to Trader Joes at 22nd and Market too.

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