Radnor is a community rich in history and home to beautiful parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, an active downtown, award-winning schools and universities, excellent municipal services, global companies and nationally recognized conservation efforts. It was named one of the top 100 "Best Places to Live and Launch" by Fortune Small Business Magazine and as "The Best Place to Live in the Suburbs" by Philadelphia Magazine. Radnor is characterized by well-kept neighborhoods with single-family homes, charming stone homes on one acre lots, beautiful estates and new construction. The Radnor area is known for convenient commuting since it lies near the communities of Villanova and St. Davids, and is served by the SEPTA R5 and 100 regional train lines. It was once a country retreat for Philadelphia's prominent families, the community includes the estates of Woodcrest (now Cabrini College), Eltonwood (now part of Eastern University), Bolingbroke, Rock Rose and The Woods.