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Frequently Asked Questions

West Chester is one of the most popular communities in the Philadelphia suburbs. From its highly regarded school district and renowned university to its bustling downtown shopping and dining district to its proximity to the surrounding suburbs and Philadelphia, it's easy to see why apartment rentals in West Chester are in high demand. 

If you’re looking for apartments in the West Chester, PA area, then New Kent may be the perfect home for you! Below are some of the most asked questions about New Kent apartments.

Amenities Q&A

Can I pay my rent online?

Yes, residents can opt to pay their rent online with a credit card or checking account through the Rent CafĂ© Online Payments portal available on our website. This independent, third-party payment service provider is not affiliated with New Kent Apartments and residents must accept their terms of service agreement to participate. 

Are short-term leases available at New Kent Apartments?

To accommodate the many professionals who move to our community for positions at West Chester University or the numerous corporations located throughout the area, New Kent Apartments offers short-term furnished leases. There is a three-month minimum and rates vary depending on the floor plan size.

What in-apartment amenities are included?

Our apartments include many amenities and conveniences such as private patios or balconies, generously sized closets, linen closets, full-size washer and dryer, and wood-inspired flooring. Select residences also feature stainless steel appliances, LEED features, and quartz or granite countertops. 

What community amenities are offered at New Kent Apartments?

We want our residents to enjoy every inch of New Kent Apartments. That’s why we offer a variety of wonderful community amenities. Spend the summer at our sparkling resort-style pool, work out any time at our fitness center or sport court, or socialize with neighbors at the clubhouse, billiards room, or outdoor lounge with grill stations and a cozy fire pit. Residents can even host private parties and functions in our onsite party room with a connecting full-size kitchen. 

Are New Kent Apartments pet friendly? 

New Kent welcomes all humans and their furry family members! Our pet policy allows 2 animals (dogs or cats) per apartment with a one-time nonrefundable animal fee of $350 for one pet and $500 for two pets along with a monthly pet fee of $35 per animal.  Please note: New Kent’s pet policy does contain restrictions on certain dog breeds, so please speak with a leasing manager for more information. 

Location Q&A

What major roads and highways are near New Kent Apartments? 

Located just off of Boot Road, one of West Chester’s key roadways, New Kent Apartments are also conveniently close to several other major roads and highways for travel to other popular areas of Chester County, nearby Montgomery and Delaware Counties, Philadelphia, and even Delaware. 

Our apartments are just a few minutes away from US-202, one of the area’s major commuter highways. You can easily access this highway from Boot Road and nearby Paoli Pike and West Chester Pike, two of our area’s other major roadways. Travel north on 202 to reach King of Prussia, PA or connect with I-76 for Philadelphia destinations. Take 202 south to connect with US-1 for destinations in Delaware and Chester Counties or to access I-95 North and South. South US-202 also leads to the Delaware state line for tax-free shopping destinations and Delaware/Maryland shore points. 

Is public transportation easily accessible from New Kent Apartments? 

Our apartments are just minutes away from Malvern Station, a stop on SEPTA’s Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail line, which stretches from Chester County all the way to Center City, Philadelphia. This is a great option for professionals and students who commute to work and school in the Main Line area or Philadelphia proper. This regional rail line also stops at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia for travelers who need to connect with AMTRAK’s New York or Washington, D.C. service. 

Are New Kent Apartments close to West Chester University?

New Kent Apartments are approximately 4 miles away from West Chester University’s main campus and just as close to its satellite buildings and facilities. Walking, cycling, and public transportation are all easy options for commuting to-and-from WCU.

Are there many shopping and dining spots near New Kent Apartments? 

Our apartments are just a 10-minute drive to the heart of downtown West Chester. There you can enjoy a variety of local restaurants, independent shops and boutiques, craft beer breweries, live entertainment venues, ice cream parlors, coffee shops, and more delightful spots along bustling Market Street. We’re also five miles away from the many shopping centers, entertainment spots, and dining options in nearby Exton, PA. 
We hope we helped answer your questions today. If you’re ready to take the next step, we invite you to apply online today!