The township of Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania is situated in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Whitemarsh offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This township is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Pennsylvania Turnpike or one of the railway lines. Lastly, reaching public green spaces, like Spring Mill County Park and Morris Arboretum Park, is easy from most locations within the township, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit and getting to a park from most homes for sale is occasionally challenging.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing many of the dwellings in Whitemarsh, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This township has a variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the dwellings in the township are occupied by home owners whereas renters occupy the remainder. Roughly 40% of homes in this township were built before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Reaching the nearest grocery store on foot is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in Whitemarsh. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance. Concerning education, it can be challenging to access high schools and primary schools on foot from properties for sale in Whitemarsh. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
A car is an excellent means of transportation in Whitemarsh. Accessing a place to park is easy. However, traveling by transit can be difficult in Whitemarsh by reason of the low service level. Thankfully, there is the Miquon Station and Fort Washington Station on the Lansdale/Doylestown Line and Manayunk/Norristown Line. The township is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally relatively close by. This part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area is not very suitable for walking because meeting daily needs is inconvenient on foot.