Apartments in Historic West Chester Borough

Enjoy the charm of boutique retail, diverse dining destinations, and quaint coffee shops when you rent an apartment in the historic West Chester borough. Located in the heart of a desirable neighborhood, Sharples Works is surrounded by tree-lined streets and offers residents unmatched amenities. Learn more about what makes West Chester, PA a great place to live.

The Philadelphia Inquirer has named West Chester “one of the world’s most perfect small towns.” It is not hard to see why. History buffs will not be shortchanged by this perfect small town. Make a stop at the Chester County Historical Society and absorb the wonders of both the permanent and revolving exhibits on the rich culture of the Brandywine Valley. After your museum tour, hop on the West Chester Railroad and ride along one of the oldest train routes in the country. Depending on the season, enjoy the railroad ride with a picnic along Chester Creek or with Santa and a Christmas sing-a-long. The Sharples Works apartments for rent in historic West Chester borough are in the middle of deep history, including the apartment building itself that was a 2016 preservation award recipient.

Excellent Dining Near Sharples Works

Another reason the historic West Chester borough is a perfect place to live is the bustling restaurant scene. When you make one of our apartments for rent in historic West Chester borough your home you will get to choose from over 65 award-winning restaurants to dine in across budgets and tastes, and all within walking distance. Enjoy a brew at either Victory or Iron Hill breweries. Limoncello, Teca, Kooma, Dilworthtown Inn & Restaurant are just a few of the tasty choices to enjoy great food, warm atmosphere, and wonderful company.

Great Shopping Experiences in West Chester

If shopping is one of your hobbies you will not be disappointed by the over 60 boutiques that you won’t find at the big malls. Whether you’re treating yourself or finding a personal birthday gift for your friends or family, the shops of West Chester have something for everyone. Toys, clothing, home accents, jewelry, and more are around every corner. No more big box store last-minute gift runs. Your new home in the historic West Chester borough will have you supporting small business and becoming the best gift giver without even trying!

Contact our leasing agents and let us help you select one of our apartment floor plans for rent in historic West Chester borough. Within moments of walking through the town and through our doors, you will know you have made the right choice.

close up of plaque that says "certified historic structure"

Contact Sharples Works in West Chester, PA

Contact Sharples Works to learn more about our apartment rentals in West Chester! Call our leasing office at 610-431-2864 to schedule a personal virtual apartment tour or FaceTime tour.



    300 E. Evans Street
    West Chester, PA 19380

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    M-F: 10-6, SAT: 10-5, SUN: Noon to 4
    or anytime by appointment