Upper and Lower Providence, PA - Real Estate and Community Information
Upper Providence and Lower Providence are thriving communities in Montgomery County, only a few miles north of Philadelphia's city limits. Together, Upper and Lower Providence Townships have a population of approximately 50,000. Upper Providence has even been one of eastern Pennsylvania's fastest growing communities. In the past two decades, the number of residents in Upper Providence has more than doubled.
The prospective Upper and Lower Providence home buyer will have a wide choice of a Upper and Lower Providence PA homes to look at. For example, the homes for sale in Upper and Lower Providence will often include large two story newer Upper and Lower Providence homes. Many will offer from 4000-6000 sq-ft of living space. At the same time, young families on a budget or others wanting less square footage will have a good choice of homes for sale as well. Well-maintained homes on mature lots with about 1200-1800 sq-ft of living space are usually on the market. Much of the Upper and Lower Providence PA real estate is relatively newer, due to the significant growth in the area since the 1990s. The options in real estate in Upper and Lower Providence will also include luxury country estates. Most of the properties are single-family homes, but there is an occasional condominium among the homes for sale. Developed lots and newer subdivisions are also available among the available Upper and Lower Providence real estate offerings.
The Upper and Lower Providence Townships resulted from the division of the original Providence Township in 1805. The division occurred along Perkiomen Creek. This area of southeastern Pennsylvania was originally the home of the Lenape people, called the Delaware Indians by the initial European settlers. The townships were originally part of a large tract of land measuring 7000 acres in size that was granted to William Penn.
Parks and Recreation
Residents of these townships enjoy a wide choice of parks. Among them is Anderson Farm Park. This 60-acre park includes a deck hockey rink and a natural amphitheater. Two ball fields and two soccer fields are also mantaned here.
The Upper Providence Township Recreation Center is a modern facility at Anderson Farm Park. It has many features, including a full-court gym and state-of-the-art fitness center.
Attractions and Events
Residents of Upper and Lower Providence enjoy a unique concentration of history and modern conveniences. Valley Forge National Historical Park is nearby, but so is the King of Prussia Mall. The mall is the very largest regional mall on the East Coast. Shoppers can partake of the unique inventories of over 400 stores. Additionally, no less than eight major department stores are located here. Among them are Nordstrom's and Nieman Marcus.
In early October, the annual Fall Festival is celebrated at Eagleville Park. There is a petting zoo, pony rides, a pumpkin patch, hayrides, and a moon bounce. Special events are held throughout the year at the national park at Valley Forge as well.
Call Bern Robinson to Find Your Home in Upper or Lower Providence
If you find that Upper or Lower Providence would make a great home town, you should call Keller Williams Realtor® Bern Robinson, 215-654-6020. She has over 15 years experience in Montgomery County and the Philadelphia market, and can help you sort through your best options. You can be in a beautiful home in Upper or Lower Providence before you know it!