Welcome to Gladwyne
Charming, village-like town that exudes wealth in a casual setting
Gladwyne is a very small, affluent, and ultra-exclusive community known for its quaint, village-like charm. Nestled between Bryn Mawr, Radnor, Conshohocken, and Penn Valley along the Philadelphia Main Line and just 10 miles northwest of Philadelphia, Gladwyne has convenient access to all of the big city amenities and attractions alongside cherished quiet and laid-back vibes. It’s part of the Lower Merion Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania in a hilly and lush suburb.
In less than three miles, professionals can hop onto the SEPTA rail from the Bryn Mawr or Ardmore Stations and reach the city in about 20-25 minutes. It’s one of the oldest communities along the Main Line, which adds to its charm and village-like qualities. Beautiful and grand stone houses along with English Tudor, Colonial, and modern-style homes emphasize the allure of living here. Gladwyne is a community where locals take great pride and appreciate the tranquil lifestyle here.
Gladwyne is an idyllic small town with the qualities of a European village due to its grand homes, laid-back atmosphere, and friendly community. The neighborhood provides privacy, beautiful tree-lined streets, and several green spaces.
This residential community only has a few commercial businesses, but you don’t have to go far to dine at stellar eateries in nearby Bryn Mawr and Conshohocken. The main restaurant in Gladwyne is The Union League Guard House
, which is in a lovely historic 18th century building serving European cuisine with a focus on German flavors. Gypsy Saloon
has an eclectic menu with a wide range of items from flatbreads to seafood, tacos, and pasta in a warm setting.
Enjoy mouthwatering rustic Italian cuisine that’ll transport your taste buds to Italy as you delve into your favorite pizza, pasta, or meat entrée at Bar Lucca
. Coyote Crossing
is a fun Mexican restaurant with an inviting outdoor patio. The menu offers authentic Mexican dishes such as tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, and more that are sure to delight. Step inside the cozy Southern Cross Kitchen
and indulge in outstanding refined Southern comfort food. Whether you choose fried chicken, a po’boy, or shrimp n’ grits, you’ll leave feeling more than satisfied.
A short distance away, residents can visit King of Prussia
for the largest selection of casual to high-end brands in one of the biggest malls in the country.
Gladwyne has several picturesque parks, trails, and green spaces to venture for the avid hiker, runner, or cyclist. At Rolling Hill Park
, explore one of many trails and historic landmarks on what used to be an old mill. Trails meander through 103 acres of meadows, woodlands, and streams that make for a very peaceful place to spend time hiking or riding a horse. The Bridlewild Trail is a 1.3-mile loop in Kenealy Nature Park
that’s both scenic and rather easy, making it a popular place for locals to go on a walk or run. On the eastern side of the Schuylkill River is the Schuylkill River Trail
, which runs along the river and offes magnificent views of the riverfront as you walk, run, or bike. The trail begins in Philadelphia and ends at Valley Forge National Historic Park
for a total of 30 miles.
Philadelphia Country Club
is a private, members-only golf club with a top-notch 27-hole golf course to play on. In addition to golf, members have access to recreational activities such as tennis, swimming, bowling, and a fitness center alongside ample social events to take part in.
Gladwyne is home to top-quality schools served by the Lower Merion School District
, including Gladwyne Elementary School and Gladwyne Montessori
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