The township of Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania is located in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Upper Saint Clair. The noise levels in this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area are very low, as the streets are usually very peaceful. Finally, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Gilfillan Park and Baker Park, resulting in them being easy to access from the majority of locations in this township.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Upper Saint Clair is an important part of its character. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this township. Around 90% of the dwellings in the township are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area took place between 1960 and 1980.
A fraction of home buyers in Upper Saint Clair may be able to shop for their groceries by walking in one of about 10 stores, while others will have to turn to another means of transportation. Residents benefit from around 20 restaurants and cafes as well. In terms of education, home owners will appreciate the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for sale in this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and for this reason they can be a rather long walk away. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Upper Saint Clair is very car friendly. Accessing a parking spot is easy. On the other hand, Upper Saint Clair is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, the township is connected by a few bus lines. Traveling on foot is not very convenient for home buyers in this township as very few common errands can be run on foot. Upper Saint Clair is also not very amenable to cycling since there is a considerable amount of hills, and the bicycling network is not very extensive.