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Birchwood Hills Apartments

5115 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144
5115 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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Birchwood Hills Apartments

5115 Wissahickon Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19144

 
 
 
 
 
 

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 Verified Resident 426861vrp 2016 - 2021
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05/28/2021
The building needs some renovations in general and our unit in particular. It's starting to get to the point where we are overpaying for the right to live in this building. Me. Pat is the leading agent is the only positive thing about living here. See More
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 Verified Resident 785122vrp 2020 - 2021
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01/11/2021
I love my apartment, it's quite perfect size and Ms. Pat in the office is always there when you need her. I feel very safe entering and leaving my apartment. The landscaping around the building is beautiful. See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

01/13/2021

Safety is one of our top priorities, and we are so glad to see that you always feel very safe at Birchwood Hills Apartments! We appreciate you taking the time to share such kind words with us. Please let us know if there is ever anything we can do for you!

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· 09/10/2020
 Verified Resident 847244vrp 2019 - 2020
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11/25/2020
Great Environment , awesome community, great staff , very convenient to schools , parks and shopping centers . Very clean , neighbor friendly. On site parking . Great prices . Washers and dryers on site See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

11/30/2020

Your review made our day! We're so glad you've enjoyed everything about your experience at Birchwood Hills Apartments, including the wonderful community and our helpful staff. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you should ever need anything!

 Verified Resident 834103vrp 2019 - 2020
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10/19/2020
This community is a great place to live. Staff is very nice and always get the job done when I asked very clean community, I would recommend friends and it is affordable. My favorite about this community is that is peaceful and quite. See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

10/19/2020

We're so glad you enjoy living at Birchwood Hills Apartments! Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff and for recommending our peaceful community!

 Verified Resident 789575vrp 2019 - 2020
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07/10/2020
Birchwood Hills Apartments has been more than caring if my needs. Ms. Pat has showed great knowledge and has the power of compassion, integrity and love for what she does. Her staff is professional, courteous and respectful. See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

07/10/2020

Your review made our day! Thank you so much for your kind words regarding our staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share such a wonderful experience at Birchwood Hills Apartments.

 Verified Resident 786096vrp 2014 - 2020
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07/01/2020
Living at Birchwood Hill has been a good experience. I feel safe and I have good neighbors. Ms. Pat is very nice and professional. I've been here for six yrs and will continue to recommend to friends, family, and strangers. See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

07/02/2020

Safety is one of our top priorities, and we are glad that you always feel safe in the community. It has been an honor to have you as a resident for the past 6 years, and we are looking forward to many more years together! Thank you for your kind words regarding the community and the staff and for recommending Birchwood Hills Apartments!

 Verified Resident 528978vrp 2016 - 2020
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05/03/2020
December 2013 I moved into Birchwood Gardens, 2 BR Building D. The Safe, Quiet, Clean and Peaceful ambience made Me decide without hesitation to select a 1BR Building C instead of relocating elsewhere. The Management are very professional and helpful. The After Hours Management Coverage contacts… See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

01/14/2020

It is great to hear that you love your home here at Birchwood Hills Apartments! Thank you for taking the time to share such a great experience with us. Please feel free to reach out to the leasing office if there is ever anything we can do for you.

Former Resident 2019 - 2020
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03/05/2020
The worst experience ever. The property manager Barbara jablokov was a complete psychopath. The electric bills never made sense. The Maintenanance is a joke. Everything is broken and leaks. The walls have bubbles from water leaks and mold. The c building is vacant from black mold.… See More
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 Verified Resident 719116vrp 2019 - 2020
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02/03/2020
I've been living at Birchwood Hill for a few months, and I love it. Transportation is very convenient and accessible. The complex is very quiet and the upkeep and maintenance of the property is A+ condition. Miss Pat is an awesome property manager. I would definitely… See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

02/04/2020

Thank you for recommending Birchwood Hill Apartments! We are glad that you love the convenient location, quiet community, and staff. We are glad to have you as a part of our community.

 Verified Resident 734591vrp 2017 - 2020
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01/08/2020
My experience has been great since I moved in. Ms. Pat and the whole staff have been great! Every time I need help with my unit someone comes out same day which is a huge help for me. I love being apart of this complex See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

01/09/2020

It is wonderful to hear that you have had such a fantastic experience at Birchwood Hills Apartments and that the staff has been so helpful and prompt! We are glad to have you as a part of the community!

 Verified Resident 727478vrp 1999 - 2019
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12/13/2019
*************************My apartment has a serious mice issue!**************** there is nothing else that needs to be said! This a issue I can not live with!! and I would not tell anybody to move there!! See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

12/17/2019

We appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We are aware of the issue and are working with exterminators to get this resolved for you asap.

 Verified Resident 590797vrp 2018 - 2019
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05/20/2019
Starting from day one, I was welcomed in by my neighbors. In addition, some neighbors have continued to assist me with putting out trash, as well as, collecting my packages left by various delivery services. Management and maintenance are excellent. The environment here is peaceful, clean,… See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

05/21/2019

WOW! We are thrilled to hear that you love the Birchwood Hills Apartment's friendly staff, speedy maintenance team, and the clean, peaceful environment! Thank you for making our beautiful community your home!

 Verified Resident 588760vrp 2012 - 2018
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12/31/2018
Management and our maintenance person are both very helpful.Our maintenance person is very professional.If he says he is going to finish a work order he sticks with it until it is complete.He is also is very prompt and conscientious. See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

01/03/2019

Thank you for sharing such a wonderful experience with us! We are happy to hear that the maintenance team and staff are always so helpful and prompt in helping you with anything you may need! Thank you for making Birchwood Hills your home!

 Verified Resident 574928vrp 2013 - 2018
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11/24/2018
This was a nice first apartment experience minus the mouse issues and parking. The snow removal could have been better. I noticed that there were 2 and three cars parked in lot per apartment when originally I was told that there was 1 parking spot per… See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

12/05/2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We will take the snow removal and parking issues suggestions into consideration as we are always trying to create a better living experience for our residents. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you!

 Verified Resident 566001vrp 2017 - 2018
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11/09/2018
My experience has been awesome, the grounds are beautifully kept. The staff and management are always nice and respectful. The neigbors are respectful as well. The buildings are kept clean as well. We get extermination maintenance once a month which I really like! I have not… See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

12/05/2018

Thank you for sharing such a wonderful experience with us! It makes us so happy to hear that you love the friendly staff, beautiful grounds, neighbors, and cleanliness of the community! We will definitely take your suggestion into consideration as we are always looking for ways to improve our homes! Thank you for choosing Birchwood Hills Apartments!

 Verified Resident 561666vrp 2014 - 2018
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10/24/2018
This community is nice and i like it here. I will have to move soon because my children are getting bigger and I need more space for them. I love that it is close to area stores and public transportation. See More
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Birchwood Hills Apartments Manager

12/21/2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are glad that Birchwood Hills Apartments has been an excellent home for you and your children so far. Do not hesitate to let us know if you need anything else!

 Verified Resident 424490vrp 2017
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11/27/2017
It has been an interesting experience. This is my first time living on my own and in an apartment. I have had some good moments and then some not so good moments. I believe there is definitely a need for improvement at this community. See More
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billyd10 • Resident 2006 - 2017
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02/09/2017
I have lived at the Marchwood for 11 years. When I first moved in it was a well managed property. Then it was sold to SBG Management. It was a slow spiral downhill after that. The owner of the company is also owner of a semi… See More
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Resident 1993 - 2003
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01/08/2017
I lived in Birchwood hill for at least 10 years. D Building. I'm not sure if Pat is still there. The good: It is close to public transportation (H/XH/chesnut hill west)and 76 expressway, the management answers the phone, is responsive. The grounds are decently kept. The… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016
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08/15/2016
I have lived here for a little over a year and there are both pros and cons to living here: The pros: -pretty quiet -young couples or singles -a few children, but they're all >10 years old so not rowdy. -parking lot for residents and guests… See More
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PPandS • Resident 2007 - 2012
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05/26/2013
Hello Bwood Hills Friends, It's time for me to confess the somethings that I shouldn't be doing during my stay there!! 1) While leaving the apartment after 6 LONG years I planted two tiny plants at the backyard of building B! Reason? I hoped to leave… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012
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12/30/2012
Worst part about this place is the utility bills. All the nightmare scenarios you read about on here are true! Both your electric and heat/hot water are payed directly to the management company. Electric is billed at twice the rate you would pay PECO. Your gas… See More
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newone87 • Resident 2010 - 2012
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06/23/2012
Hi! Just read your review on robbery and I am shocked to learn it because I know the management for many many years and I can assure you that they are not robbers. So I have several questions for you the answers of which will help… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012
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06/09/2012
Our whole floor was recently robbed by an employee and no actions were taken after the robbery all of our top locks were locked meaning someone with a key robbed us and management took no actions and recovery or making sure we were safe. while this… See More
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asinger16 • Resident 1999 - 2012
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05/16/2012
I've lived here for 30 years and I'm proud of that circumstance. When friends come to visit they are surprised,first that this complex is even here,and second that is so calm and beautiful. The grounds of this complex are kept clean,flowering and beautiful to look at.… See More
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Features & Amenities

Laundry

  • Laundry On-Site

Parking

  • Parking

General

  • Courtyard
  • Credit Card Payments Accepted
  • Crown Molding
  • Electronic Payments Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • Range
  • Refrigerator

Pets

  • Dogs Allowed
    Restrictions: No pitbull breeds
    Pet Limit: 2
    Comments: All pet owners are required to submit proof of renter's insurance with pets named on the insurance policy
  • Cats Allowed
    Pet Limit: 2

Floor Plans & Pricing

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

  • Price
    Price

    $900 - $1,050

  • SQ. FT.

    800

  • Available
    Avail.

    2 Units

  • Model

    Castle

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

  • Price
    Price

    $1,000 - $2,000

  • SQ. FT.

    1,200

  • Available
    Avail.

    5 Units

  • Model

    Tower

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

  • Price
    Price

    $2,500

  • SQ. FT.

    1,350

  • Available
    Avail.

    N/A

  • Model

    2/2.00

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

  • Price
    Price

    $1,200 - $1,500

  • SQ. FT.

    1,200

  • Available
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    N/A

  • Model

    3/1.00

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Birchwood Hill Apartments is nestled within the tree-lined neighborhood of historic Germantown. Our spacious one and two bedroom apartments offer a comfortable and affordable lifestyle just minutes from Center City, Philadelphia that is complemented by quality service and a carring staff. Quality starts with our staff and community and continues inside each apartment home. Birchwood Hill’s convenient location offers easy access to Center City, the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76), and I-95. In addition, public transportation, shopping, dining and schools are all within walking distance.

Office Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

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Frequently Asked

What are noise levels like at Birchwood Hills Apartments?
The community is rated 3.8/5 stars, which is considered having quiet noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at Birchwood Hills Apartments?
The community is rated 4/5 stars, signifying much satisfaction on average.

How safe is Birchwood Hills Apartments?
The community is rated 3.9/5 stars, which is considered being very safe on average.

How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 4.6/5 stars, signifying extreme satisfaction on average.

How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 3.5/5 stars, which is considered being very effective on average.

How often does management engage with reviews?
Managers have responded to 83.33% of their community reviews in the past year.

How quickly does management engage with reviews?
Managers have replied within 4 days to their community reviews in the past year.

Who manages Birchwood Hills Apartments?
Altman Management Company

What is the pet policy at Birchwood Hills Apartments?
Dogs Allowed
Restrictions: No pitbull breeds
Pet Limit: 2
Comments: All pet owners are required to submit proof of renter's insurance with pets named on the insurance policy
Cats Allowed
Pet Limit: 2

What types of floor plans are available?
1 Bed, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 2 Baths and 3 Beds, 1 Bath


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Birchwood Hills Apartments is a 800 - 1,350 sqft apartment in Philadelphia in zip code 19144. This community has a 1 - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $900 - $2,500. Nearby cities include Bala Cynwyd, Merion Station, Dresher, Camden, and Narberth. 19129, 19119, 19138, 19141, and 19140 are nearby zip codes.

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