Abbey Downs is a residential neighborhood of detached, single family homes built circa 1962-1971; median age is circa 1965. Interior living space ranges from less than 1,000 to more than 2,000 sqft. with a median of approximately 1,500 sqft. Lot sizes range from one-tenth to one-fifth of an acre with a median of slightly more than one-tenth of an acre.
Carnation Avenue is located a few blocks northwest of Willow Grove Mall and runs between Kimball Avenue and Fitzwatertown Road.