Worcester Township, PA - Real Estate and Community Information
Worcester Township is a community of about 10,000 residents in southeastern Pennsylvania. It is a semi-rural community in Montgomery County, north of Philadelphia.
Worcester Township PA real estate includes many large Worcester Township homes on acreage. The discriminating Worcester Township home buyer will find numerous luxury estates with over 4,000 sq-ft of living space on multi-acre lots. There are also historic Worcester Township PA homes, including Victorian mansions. Those more interested in Worcester Township real estate that is modestly priced will have good options as well well-maintained split levels and ranches from the 1960s and 70s are among the Worcester Township properties on the market.
In general, the homes for sale in Worcester Township are situated on larger lots, and as a result the subdivisions are more spread out. Worcester Township homes for sale do include some very large luxury estates with over 8,000 sq-ft of living space. Contact a good local realtor for up-to-date information on all the real estate in Worcester Township.
The township was founded in 1733, and it was named after Worcester, England. In 1777, General George Washington used the Peter Wentz Farmstead as his headquarters. This most historic German farm is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Washington's army camped in Worcester both before and after the Battle of Germantown. The community prospered after the war. Thanks to the power provided by Zacharias Creek, the township had a sawmill and three gristmills by the mid-1780s.
Parks and Recreation
Worcester Township residents enjoy a number of well appointed parks. These include the 84-acre Heebner Park. This park offers basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball and softball fields, and over two-miles of walking trails. Families with young children will enjoy the tot lot. Sunny Brook Park also includes a tot lot along with a soccer field and softball fields. Finally, Morris Kirk Park is over seven-acres in size, and it offers multi-purpose fields and a walking trail.
Worchester residents can also journey to nearby Valley Forge National Historical Park. The 3,600-acre facility offers dozens of miles of well-established trails for hikers, bicyclists, and mountain bikers. The original stone headquarters of General Washington has been carefully restored here.
Attractions and Events
Area residents can enjoy shopping in nearby King of Prussia at the largest regional mall on the East Coast. The King of Prussia Mall first opened in 1963, and it has continually expanded ever since. Today, this massive shopping center includes eight department stores and over 400 stores in all.
Events are held on an ongoing basis at the Peter Wentz Farmstead. Children can learn about 18th-century farm life at a hands-on camp at the Farmstead in July. Also in July, the Peter Wentz farmstead posts the Wentz Wonder Kids Camp. Numerous events are also held at the Green Lane Park. Botanical and historical programs cater to children.
Residents can enjoy the cultural opportunities offered at the Centre Theatre in nearby Norristown. It hosts an annual theater festival and two children's theater productions each year.
Call Bern Robinson to Find Your Home in Worcester Township
If you are looking in the charming community of Worcester Township, 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 has the latest information and real estate deals. Bern can help you sort through your best options in finding a home in Worcester Township.