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Living in Newtown Square, PA

Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, is a laid-back suburban community just west of Philadelphia that features homes nestled in the countryside, a vibrant downtown, and a deep connection with its history. Residents love this small town with its tight-knit community and relaxing pace.

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Newtown Square: Country and City

Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, features a huge amount of green space. Many residents love walking around and enjoying the natural and architectural beauty of their neighborhood. In addition, parks like Ridley Creek State Park serve as green spaces that host events and provide a charming place for people in the town to meet. Aronimink Golf Club is also popular for a round of golf, and it has even hosted events like the PGA Championship. Living in Newtown Square means you're close to the country, but you'll also enjoy the quaint downtown area which includes designer stores, boutiques, and fine dining options, especially along North Sycamore and North State Street.

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History in Newtown Square

The Newtown Square neighborhood may be small, but it's packed with historical buildings, including some of the oldest historical sites in Pennsylvania. The Square Tavern, Bartram's Covered Bridge, and the Paper Mill House are just a few. Newtown Square is also known for its beautiful landscapes with old barns and stone houses dotting the gorgeous countryside. Many homes and historical buildings date from the 1700s and 1800s, and they help set the tone for life in a community that appreciates its deep roots. The town celebrates its history through a variety of museums, including the Paper Mill House Museum and the Railroad Museum.

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Newtown Square Homes

Newtown Square real estate has a variety of options including apartments, condos, townhomes, and single-family homes in residential tree-lined areas. There are also many older homes in Newtown Square, including palatial mansions on large properties and neo-classical homes with a Jeffersonian influence. Many homes for sale in Newtown Square, PA, feature three to four bedrooms and have attached garages, while some of the larger homes offer five or more bedrooms. New construction mixed in with historical homes means home styles are available to suit almost every taste.

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Transportation And Travel in Newtown Square

Newtown Square is located about 25 miles west of Philadelphia, and it's close to major highways, which makes it easy to travel back and forth to the city. Regular bus service is also available and, if you travel a short distance by bus or car, you can take a SEPTA Regional Rail train into Philadelphia.


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What Locals Love

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  • Green space abounds with parks like Ridley Creek State Park and the Aronimink Golf Club, or simply go for a stroll and admire the architectural beauty around the neighborhood.
  • The quaint downtown area features designer stores, boutiques, and fine dining options.
  • Historical buildings include some of the oldest historical sites in Pennsylvania including the Square Tavern, Bartram’s Covered Bridge, and the Paper Mill House. 


Newtown Square Real Estate at a Glance

  • 65 Homes Sold*
  • 115 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $1,174,628 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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