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Bensalem, Pennsylvania, 19020
1 Bedroom$790 - $825
2 Bedrooms$1,060 - $1,080
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Bensalem is considered a “Township” and is in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The township is less than 20 miles from Philadelphia. It is an extremely old town and it embraces its history. It was founded in 1692, making it just ten years younger than the state of Pennsylvania. Residents enjoy quiet streets, low crime rates, a family friendly community, and close proximity to Philadelphia. Public transportation is easy here with many traveling by train to New York City.
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Bensalem rental rates are competitive but not high compared to some of the surrounding areas. You’re certain to find the best deal around using our apartment guide though. Are you looking for a place with a lot of space for you and your new set of triplets? (Three? Wow.) Or maybe you need something with a lot of windows for your giant collection of bonsais. Whatever it is you’re looking for, we’ll help you find the best price on the right place for you. Check out the table above to get an idea of the average cost of a one or two bedroom apartment rental here. Not too bad. Right?
If you’d like to learn a bit about the history of Bensalem, check out the Bensalem Historical Society. Founded in 1977, they have a great collection of all things local ranging from old pictures, deeds, books, and even some wedding gowns dating back to the 1800s. (You may or may not see a Miss Havisham-type wearing one of them.) The Historical Society doesn’t just show off old stuff. They throw some bang up events including their annual Civil War Reenactment. They have been doing this for 18 years and they definitely do it well. The reenacting goes down in the Neshaminy State Park. It’s something you won’t want to miss!
Fun, Gambling, Meditation, and A Few Facts
The Philadelphia Park Racetrack is a thoroughbred horseracing track that has been open since 1974. Its PARX Casino has 250,000 square feet of gambling fun including gaming, entertainment, and space for banquets and bashes. One of the track’s claims to fame is that it was the original home of 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes champion Smarty Jones. (He placed second in the Belmont Stakes.)
The Mongkoltepmunee Buddhist Temple is a replica of a temple in Bangkok and the only one of its kind in the United States. Buddhists came to the area from Thailand in the 1980s and here they can meditate and do Buddhist-like things.
Factoid time. Commit the following to memory to impress your friends and enemies: M. Night Shyamalan’s movie “Signs” built a stage inside a warehouse in Bensalem. Find your apartment and you can constantly wonder: “I wonder if Mel Gibson was here.” The Neshaminy Mall, built in 1968, is infamous for being one of the first malls in the country. Maybe the person who coined “Shop til you drop,” first shopped in Neshaminy?
Find your apartment and join the 60,000 peeps that live, work, and play here. If you’re a lover of the outdoors, you will have plenty of parks to surround yourself in nature and fresh air. Golfers will be thrilled with the 18-hole course at the Bensalem Township Country Club. There are plenty of outdoor festivals and events hosted by the city like “Family Fun Days” and “Fall Festival,” creating a strong, tightly knit community. Living so close to Philadelphia means that you can take full advantage of everything this great city has to offer. Drown yourself in history by visiting sites like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Catch some art at the Rodin Museum or the Philadelphia Museum of Art. (Be sure to run up and down the steps up to the main entrance, arms up high, imagining yourself a young Rocky Balboa.) Or soak up some science at the Franklin Institute or the Academy of Natural Sciences. And living in Bensalem means you can run to Philly anytime you want a cheese steak sandwich. What more could you really ask for?
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Are there big sporting events in Bensalem that people enjoy attending?
Established in November 1974, the Philadelphia Race Track is a one-mile thoroughbred horse racing track, located right in Bensalem. Home to the two-weekend Pennsylvania Derby event each September, the track is known for being the original home of the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness champion- Smarty Jones. In 2006, a slots parlor casino was also added to the site.
Is Bensalem a town where I'll need a car to get around?
SEPTA is the regions public transit network, serving the greater Philadelphia area. The R7 Trenton line services Bensalem with routes 129, 130, and 304. Two SEPTA bus stations are located in town- the Cornswell Heights Station near the Bristol Pike and the Eddington Station on Dunks Ferry Road. SEPTA provides an easy and economical alternative mode of transportation, bringing passengers to employment centers, entertainment areas, sporting venues, and shopping malls within the vicinity.
How much should I expect to pay for utilities in Bensalem each month, depending on the time of year?
Utilities vary drastically depending on what kind of heat you have, the size and age of your house, and how many members are in your household. For a 2500-square-ft house, gas and electric combined should amount to about $250 month total for everything but water. Cable will run between $75 and $100 a month. Water will cost about $40 a month.