Marple Gardens is a residential subdivision of detached, single family homes built primarily during the 1940s and 1950s. Median age is ca. 1956. Median lot size is approximately 1/4 acre. Homes have 2 to 4 bedrooms and 1 to 3-1/2 baths. Approximately half of the homes have full basements; almost 2/3rds of the homes have garages.
Access to the Marple Gardens neighborhood is from North Main Road onto Lincoln Lane, James Road, Delia Drive or Fairview Road; from West Chester Pike (Route 3) onto Fairview Road.