Welcome To Collegeville Homes For Sale
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Here you’ll find everything you need to know about living in Collegeville & Collegeville Boro, as well as the full list of available homes for sale in Collegeville provided at the bottom of the page:
Why Collegeville Should Be The Place For Your Next Home
Collegeville is a lovely little community and borough in Montgomery County PA, 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia and located on the Perkiomen Creek. The town was incorporated in 1896 and was once known as Freeland and before that, Perkiomen Bridge. At the 2010 census, the population was 5,089.
The borough of Collegeville is home to Ursinus College, which formed from the old Freeland Seminary in 1869. It operated as a liberal arts institution based on Christian beliefs and was run by Rev. J. H. A. Bomberger until his death in 1890. The highly successful college stands on fifty-six acres with twelve acres of finely landscaped campus grounds. Central are the three original four-story stone buildings, Freeland Seminary, Stine Hall and Derr Hall. The marble Bomberger Memorial Hall was added in 1892.
History Around Collegeville Homes For Sale
In the 1800s and early 1900s, the Collegeville homes for sale area was maintained pastures and farmlands. Most noted for its quality dairy products, the area also produced grains such as buckwheat, oats, rye, wheat and Indian corn. Today, those areas (primarily the Collegeville homes for sale 19426 zip code region) include parts of Lower Providence Township, Upper Providence Township, Perkiomen Township, Skippack Township, and Trappe Borough. While some farmlands and woodlands still remain in the Collegeville homes for sale area, growth and development in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s have seen many new homes, businesses, roads, and people.
Shopping Around Collegeville Homes For Sale
There are numerous shopping, dining and entertainment options for Collegeville homes for sale area residents. The King of Prussia Mall, the Plymouth Meeting Mall, the Coventry Mall, the Montgomeryville Mall, and the relatively new Providence Town Center are all within a 25 minute drive. In particular, Providence Town is just a few miles outside of Collegeville Borough on Rt 29 in Upper Providence Township and boasts Wegmans super market, Olive Garden restaurant, Movie Tavern, and Best Buys as anchor stores, along with dozens of other retail shops and restaurants. And now Whole Foods is coming to the Collegeville Shopping Center where the Acme was located in the fall of 2017! There’s also the Philadelphia Outlets along Rt 422 in Limerick – just 10 minutes away. And then there are the quaint shoppes of Skippack Village, Main Street Collegeville and Bridge St Phoenixville – all offering a variety of dining and shopping experiences. Be sure to look into First Friday (of the month) celebrations in both Skippack and Phoenixville from May through December each year. In addition to dining and shopping, both communities have special events – inside and outside – during these warm weather and holiday months. Music, refreshments, friendly folks, and warm sunshine – ya gotta love it!
Schools Around Collegeville Homes For Sale
Public school children in Collegeville Borough, Trappe Borough, Perkiomen and Skippack Townships attend the Perkiomen Valley School District. Perkiomen Valley High School was ranked #16 out of 134 Montgomery, Bucks, Chester and Delaware Counties High Schools in the just released 2016 SPP (School Performance Profile) scores provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Public school children in Upper Providence Township attend the Spring-Ford School District. Spring-Ford Senior High School ranked #4 out of 134 Montgomery, Bucks, Chester and Delaware Counties High Schools in the just released 2016 SPP (School Performance Profile) scores provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Children in Lower Providence Township attend Methacton School District. All three districts have added numerous schools, school buildings and educational facilities in the past 10 to 20 years to accommodate the increase in student population that came as a result of the area’s Collegeville Homes For Sale expansion and growth.
As for commuting to work, the Collegeville Homes For Sale area has easy access to Rt 422 (aka Pottstown Expressway), Ridge Pike, Germantown Pike, Rt 113 and Rt 29. A 15 minute car ride will get you to King of Prussia, where you can pick up the PA turnpike, Rt 202, or the Schuylkill Expressway into Philadelphia. Public transportation is available via SEPTA bus #93 along Collegeville Homes For Sale Main Street and Ridge Pike, running southeast to Norristown and northwest to Pottstown. The southern segment of highway Rt 29 also serves Collegeville Homes For Sale, running north to the Upper Perkiomen Valley and Allentown and south to Phoenixville, Malvern and the Main Line area along Rt 30.
How else do Collegeville Homes For Sale residents spend their time when not at school or work? They can attend any one of a number of places of worship in and around the 19426 zip code region, they can attend any of a number of sporting or cultural events at Ursinus College, Perkiomen Valley, Spring-Ford, and Methacton School Districts, they can catch a movie at the Movie Tavern (Providence Town Center). And they can volunteer to assist at the Daily Bread Community Food Pant ry (Perkiomen Township), they can walk, jog or ride a bike on the Perkiomen Trail, they can fish, swim or boat in the Perkiomen Creek, or they can simply relax on their porch and enjoy the crisp, clean country air. We have Spring Mountain nearby which is the year-round place for family fun! Experience skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, rock climbing, geocaching, downhill biking, and the thrill of a zipline canopy tours all in one location. Lot’s to do for everyone in the family here in Collegeville. Sounds like a great place to buy a home, don’t you think? Collegeville homes maintained strong appreciation in 2016.
Current Collegeville Homes For Sale
1-Story Homes for Sale
Collegeville Homes For Sale 55+ Communities
You’ll find Collegeville offers a variety of spectacular 55+ communities for those thinking of retiring in our quaint litte town.. There is something for everyone. As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), I specialize in working with Seniors with housing options. It is my goal to help guide you through the process of choosing the right 55+ community for you in Collegeville. Looking for more information on eldercare service and resources click here. In the meantime, you’ll find some of the 55+ Communities in Collegeville are as follows:
Does the Collegeville homes for sale community In Montgomery County PA sound like a place you’d like to buy a home Contact me today and let me show you why I loved growing up, raising my children and continue living and will retire in the Perkiomen Valley. You’ll find available Collegeville Homes for Sale listed below.
What's Happening Around Town?
Events near Collegeville homes for sale:
You’ll find lot’s of exciting events in and around Collegeville throughout the year at this website.
Perkiomen Bicycles – Rent or buy a bike and take a ride on the Perkiomen Trail along the Perkiomen Creek.
Spring Mountain Schwenksville PA – Offers special rates on College Night every Friday, Family Night every Sunday, Student Night every Thursday. Fourth Graders eligible for a free season pass. Check the website for more details.
Bouncetown – Norristown PA
Sky Zone Trampoline Park – Oaks PA
Arnold’s Family Fun Center – Oaks PA
Discount Movie Tickets and Amusement Park tickets are available year round at Upper Providence Township and Skippack Township buildings. Uno In Oaks also sells movie tickets for $9.00 no purchase necessary.
Collegeville Homes for Sale Local Restaurants
Collegeville Italian Bakery – 3846 Ridge Pike, Collegeville PA 19426 610-489-3354
This is a longtime family owned Pizzeria and Bakery. This is one of our personal favorite places for pizza, sandwiches and baked items.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill – 51 Town Center Dr., Providence Town Center Collegeville PA 19426 484-902-1850
Offering authentic wood-fired steaks and seafood. Happy Hour from 4 to 630pm M-F.
Chow Bistro – 454 E. Main St., Collegeville PA 19426 484-902-8495
A BYOB located in Collegeville Boro located across from Ursinus College. Lots of great reviews. Listed as #3 on Tripadvisor’s top Collegeville Restaurants.
Rocco’s Pizza of Collegeville – 201 Second Ave., Collegeville PA 19426 610-831-1000
Great Pizza, sandwiches and pasta.
Shagun Fine Indian Cuisine – 222 E. Main St. Collegeville PA 19426
A wide array of authentic Indian cuisines. Lunch buffet offered throughout the week.
Forno Antico Pizza Napoletana – 416 E. Main St. Collegeville PA 19426 610-454-1130
BYOB Pizzeria offering many Italian specialties. New – Sunday Brunch from 1030am to 2pm.
Appalachian Brewing Company – 50 W. Third Ave., Collegeville PA 19426
Serving fine hand-crafted ales, lagers and pub food in a friendly setting.
Bonjung Japanese Restaurant – 50 W. Third Ave. Collegeville PA 19426 610-489-7022
Known for it’s excellent Sushi.
Zoes Kitchen – 161 Market St. Collegeville PA 19426 610-454-0432
Great place for a quick lunch serving mediterranean food.
Da Vinci’s Pub – 217 E. Main St. Collegeville PA 19426 610-831-1955
Good food and service plus they have special events each evening. Monday is 1/2 price beer and win with dinner for all loyalty members, Tuesday is Unwine & Paint, Wednesday is Lobster giveaway from 430p to 630p, Psychic Thursday, Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday.
Movie Tavern – Providence Town Center, 140 Market St. Collegeville PA 19426 610-831-9500
There are many more great restaurants in and around Collegeville homes for sale area. Listed above are some of the top restaurants mentioned in Tripadvisors. For more restaurants outside the Collegeville homes for sale area check out Skippack, Schwenksville, Phoenixville, Hatfield, Harleysville, Lansdale, Blue Bell, Audubon and Kulpsville.