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Living in Narberth, PA

Narberth, Pennsylvania, is considered one of Philly's most desirable suburbs, and for good reason. This cozy half square mile borough offers quality living within easy reach of a major American city.

Narberth is part of Lower Merion Township, just a few miles west of Philadelphia. Its small size means that its many shopping and entertainment venues are close to its residential areas. SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail line divides the neighborhood's northern and southern sides, as well as offers residents easy access to the city.

SEPTA station in Narberth, Philadelphia, PA

Small Town Living with Big City Convenience

Narberth's small size makes it perfect for those looking for a robust, tight-knit community. The majority of homes are occupied by married couples, many with children. Most homes are located just minutes from the town's main business district, offering homeowners plenty of opportunities to get out and meet their neighbors. The annual Fourth of July Parade is a highlight of the community's calendar, drawing crowds from both Narberth and the surrounding suburbs. Narberth's centrally located business district includes several fitness centers, two grocers, a number of ice creameries, and more than a dozen restaurants and coffee houses.

Like much of the greater Philadelphia area, Narberth is home to many historic residences that date back into the 1800s and even earlier. Working-class row home are common in the community's northeastern side, with larger residences in other areas.

Narberth offers a variety of educational opportunities for both children and adults. Several colleges and universities are close at hand, including St. Joseph's University, Villanova University, Bryn Mawr College, Eastern University, and Rosemont College. The area is also home to several well-regarded private and public academies.

The cheese company in Narberth, Philadelphia, PA

Things to Do in Narberth

Narberth has a wide array of cultural resources, including the Barnes Arboretum, a splendid example of natural wonders and historical architecture. The community has a well-supplied library with more than 30,000 volumes, houses of worship representing several major denominations, and excellent medical care at nearby hospitals and clinics.

Narberth is a pleasant community with much to offer potential residents. If you're planning a move to the Philadelphia area, then consider this tight-knit, tradition-rich area for your new home.


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What Locals Love

Don't Miss It

  • Attending the annual 4th of July celebration, which includes a parade, carnival games, and fireworks.
  • The community's close proximity to many well-known colleges and universities, including St. Joseph's University, Villanova University, and Bryn Mawr College, among others.
  • Helping beautify the community and promote green living during NarbEarth Day.


Narberth Real Estate at a Glance

  • 11 Homes Sold*
  • 65 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $895,000 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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