Living in Spring House, PA

Spring House, Pennsylvania, is a small, affluent community in Montgomery County, approximately 14 miles from Philadelphia. At less than 3 square miles in area, Spring House, PA, is compact and largely residential, yet locals enjoy ample conveniences including a variety of shops and restaurants. Adding to its appeal are several parks and a handful of notable landmarks -- some historic, some quirky -- plus the rich heritage of the surrounding region.

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Landscape and Landmarks

North Bethlehem Pike is the major thoroughfare for Spring House, Pennsylvania, and most of the community's businesses, shops and restaurants are located in its vicinity. Residential Spring House neighborhoods radiate from this central artery, and two major shopping centers offer a concentration of services. The local dining scene includes several pizza parlors and Italian restaurants, and Asian cuisines are also represented. Of particular renown is the Spring House Tavern. It was established in 1719 as an inn for stagecoach travelers, later serving Revolutionary War soldiers, and today offering an elegant bistro bar and al fresco dining on its terrace.

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Attractions and Recreation

Spring House, Pennsylvania, has two parks: the Veterans Memorial Park and Lower Gwynedd Township Centennial Park, an extensive green space. Living in Spring House gives you access to nearby Penllyn Woods and Penllyn Park with a playground, picnic area and sports facilities. A couple of private country clubs around Spring House cater to golfers and active families. Approximately 15 miles away is Evansburg State Park, a landscape of meadows and woodlands with trails for hiking, horseback riding and, in winter, cross-country skiing. And 20 miles away is Valley Forge National Historical Park, a Revolutionary War site and museum that's a National Historic Landmark District. Another unique attraction near Spring House, Pennsylvania, is The Stoogeum, a museum of almost 100,000 items related to the Three Stooges and their legacy.

Spring House Tavern in Spring House, PA

Homes in Spring House

Spring House real estate ranges from single family homes and condominiums to apartments. Typical homes for sale in Spring House have three or four bedrooms, and the majority of properties were built between 1970 and 1999, although new construction is also available. Colonial-style architecture is popular in Spring House, and many single family homes have large, lush lawns and wooded surroundings.

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Spring House Transportation

Spring House is served by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), which provides bus service to neighboring communities. However, the large majority of Spring House residents who commute -- more than 80 percent of the working population -- do so by driving. The average commute takes approximately 30 minutes. Long distance transportation hubs nearby include Amtrak stations in Paoli and Bensalem, both about 20 miles away, and in Philadelphia, as well as Philadelphia International Airport.


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What Locals Love

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  • Dining at the Spring House Tavern, a local restaurant that was established in 1719 as an inn for stagecoach travelers and now serves up lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch to locals and visitors alike.
  • Getting a laugh at The Stoogeum, a museum in nearby Ambler, PA, that tells the history of The Three Stooges.
  • Taking advantage of the many parks in Spring House and its neighboring communities, including the Veterans Memorial Park and Lower Gwynedd Township Centennial Park.

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Spring House Real Estate at a Glance

  • $824,950 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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