Rittenhouse Square Townhomes

Living in Rittenhouse Square Townhomes

Thinking about buying a Rittenhouse Square Townhome?  Good idea.  You’ll find Rittenhouse Square townhomes for sale a great place to live and affordable too.  Located in the quaint little town of Trappe PA, providing Rittenhouse Square townhomes for sale owners with that small town feel and close proximity to major highways like Route 422.  Plenty of access to places to shop like Skippack, Providencetown Shopping Center in Collegeville, King of Prussia Mall and the Philadelphia Outlets in Limerick.  Trappe Borough is the home to more than 3500 people and is located in central Montgomery County.  About an hour’s drive from downtown Philadelphia.  The town itself is approx. 2.24 sq. miles.   You’ll find Rittenhouse Square Townhomes for sale within walking distance to the Borough’s main thoroughfare which is  W. Main St.  There you’ll find places to eat and shop.

The majority of the 250 Rittenhouse Square Townhomes for sale located in Trappe PA (Collegeville PA) were built between 1985 and 1990.  An additional 34 townhomes were between 1994 to 1998.   Most of the homes were built as 3 bedroom and 2.5 baths.   Average size of the townhomes are approx. 1500 sq. ft. not including finished basement areas.   Some with and without garages as well as fireplace. The newer homes were built on Hamilton Court and vary slightly in size between 1490 sq. ft. to 1650 sq. ft. (not including finished basements).

Brief History of Trappe

European settlers arrived in the area of Trappe in the early 18th century and included many German immigrants. They had landed at the port of Philadelphia and moved west, where land was available.

One of the oldest extant buildings in town is Augustus Lutheran Church. Construction of the old church began in 1743 following the arrival of Lutheran minister Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, who emigrated from Germany in 1742. After a severe storm on February 16, 1860 that damaged the colonial building, it was saved and restored by his grandson William Augustus Muhlenberg. It is the oldest unchanged Lutheran church building in the US in continuous use by the same congregation and has been designated a National Historic Landmark.

A c. 1830 building across from Augustus Lutheran Church served as the US Post Office until 1929, when operations were moved to a larger regional location. The post office/general store is now a private residence.

Trappe is also home to the Henry Melchior Muhlenberg House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building has been restored and is operated as a museum by the Historical Society of Trappe, Collegeville, Perkiomen Valley, Inc.

The Speaker’s House, home of Frederick Muhlenberg, is another historic site in Trappe that is open to the public. It is currently undergoing restoration.

You’ll find Rittenhouse Square townhomes for sale a great place to live and affordable too.

Rittenhouse Square is part of an HOA (Home Owners Association).

 

 


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