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Apartments In Wynnefield Heights - Close To Bala Cynwyd and East Falls, Philadelphia
A chic and contemporary lifestyle awaits you at The Helston. High above the surrounding landscape, our apartments offer beautiful views of the Philly skyline and Wynnefield Heights greenery. Our ultra modern lobby was renovated in 2019, along with the 24/7 fitness center.

At The Helston, you'll find convenience to public transportation as well as shopping and dining on City Avenue. Or grab the Zipcar that is on-site permanently at The Helston. Located near St. Joseph University (SJU) and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), The Helston is ideal for area college students. Comfortable, spacious apartments and sensible amenities await you.

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If you prefer to tour The Helston virtually, we completely understand. Please call us at (267) 214-2844 to schedule your personal 1:1 tour with a Leasing Consultant. Via webinars, videos and 3D technology, you can view your new living room from your current one.

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1 BR 1 BA – 671 SF

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Peace Of Mind 30 Day Guarantee

You may have circled the neighborhood and parking lot in your car and are uncertain.

We get it and are here to help.

If you’re unsatisfied with your apartment, for any reason, Scully Company will allow you to transfer to another apartment, another Scully Company community, or terminate your lease agreement. Simply notify management within 30 days of the move-in date and provide a 30-day written notice. Call us at (267) 214-2844 to learn more!

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Studio - 480 SF

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1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Junior - 671 SF

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1 Bedroom - Junior

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Deluxe - 744 SF

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1 Bedroom - Deluxe

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath w/ Den - 1,225 SF

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1 Bedroom w/ Den

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Small -832 SF

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2 Bedroom, 1 Bath - Small

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Large - 932 SF

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2 Bedroom, 1 Bath - Large

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath - 1,352 SF

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2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

Note: Square footage displayed may vary slightly. Rental rates, fees, availability, lease terms, deposits, apartment features and specials are subject to change without notice. Details and dimensions may differ from actual plans.

Area Attractions


  • B2 Bluefin
  • Real Food Eatery
  • Terron Kitchen
  • Honeygrow
  • Shan Chuan Chinese Restaurant
  • Jason's Toridasu City Avenue
  • Sardi's Pollo A La Brasa
  • Fiorino Restaurant
  • Fog Horn
  • TGI Friday's
  • Slices Pizza
  • Panera Bread
  • Starbucks
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill


  • Dawson Street Pub
  • Wissahickon Bar & Bistro
  • Pitchers Pub
  • The Union Tap House
  • Sona Pub and Kitchen
  • Billy Murphy's Irish Saloon
  • U.S. Hotel Bar & Grill
  • White Horse Tavern
  • Great American Pub
  • Tavern On Ridge
  • Manayunk Tavern
  • Citron & Rose Tavern


  • Target
  • ACME
  • Fresh Grocer
  • Economic Mini Market
  • City Centre Shopping Center
  • Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center
  • Saks 5th Avenue
  • Fine Wine & Good Spirits
  • Phil's Beer to Go
  • Pet Valu


  • UPS Store
  • PNC Bank
  • Bank of America
  • TD Bank
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • Bala Cynwyd Auto Repair. Service & Alignments
  • Midvale Avenue Automotive

Health & Beauty

  • Roxborough Memorial Hospital
  • Tower Health Urgent Care
  • West Village Pharmacy
  • CVS
  • Touch & Glow Relaxation Lounge
  • Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa
  • Dave's Wissahickon Barber Shop
  • Look Hair Care Studio
  • Salon A'Marie
  • Great Clips
  • Flare Nail Studio

Entertainment & Recreation

  • Belmont Grove Park
  • Woodside Park
  • Fairmount Park
  • Belmont Plateau
  • Regal UA Main Street Theatre
  • Amazing Escape Room
  • Sippin Pics Painting Studio
  • Strawberry Green Driving Range
  • Philadelphia Zoo
  • Dave & Buster's

Arts & Culture

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Please Touch Museum
  • Underground Railroad Museum
  • Rodin Museum
  • The Franklin Institute
  • Belmont Mansion
  • Orbit Gallery
  • Dora Ficher Art Gallery
  • Soft Illusions Fine Art Gallery
  • West Park Arts Fest
  • Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival


  • Moore College of Art & Design
  • Philadelphia College Osteopathic Medicine
  • Drexel University
  • Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus
  • Saint Joseph's University

Featured Amenities

Apartment Features
  • Energy Efficient Windows
  • Fully Equipped Kitchens (some homes with breakfast bar)
  • Updated Kitchens Include Stainless Steel appliances, Almond Oak Plank Flooring, St. Cecilia Granite Counter Tops, White Cabinetry
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet Access Available
  • Spacious Closets
  • Window Treatments
  • Wall-To-Wall Carpeting In Bedrooms and Living Areas
  • Excellent Views
    Excellent Views

    Excellent Views

  • Cable Ready
  • Alarm System
  • Wheelchair Accessible Apartments Available
  • Cooking Gas Included
Community Features
  • Relaxing Lobby With A Variety Of Seating (updated 2019)
  • 24 Hour Fitness Center (updated 2019)
  • 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • On Site Laundry Facilities
    On Site Laundry Facilities

    On Site Laundry Facilities

  • On Site Property Management
  • Controlled Access
  • Elevator
  • Zipcar On Premises
  • Attached Garage
  • Cats Allowed:
    - Max 2 Cats Per Home
    - Cat Rent: $25.00 per month per cat
    - Non-refundable Pet Fee $350.00
  • Flexible Lease Terms

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