If you are looking for homes for sale in an area packed with history, small town charm, and great wine, West Chester, PA, will fit the bill. The Matt Wolf Team can help you find a home you love!
The Matt Wolf Team at Berks Real Estate with RE/MAX specializes in residential real estate in Berks County, Chester County, Montgomery County, and beyond. Whether you are looking for a starter home, an estate home, or something in between, we can help you find the ideal property to fit your budget and lifestyle.
Explore West Chester, PA
The Borough of West Chester, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Brandywine Valley, is the county seat of Chester County. It has been named a Great Neighborhood in PA, a Tree City USA, one of the 10 Best Cities in PA, a Money Magazine Best Place to Retire, and one of College Rank’s Top 50 College Towns.
The borough is located 25 miles west of Philadelphia and 17 miles north of Wilmington, Delaware. It is one hour from Baltimore‚ New York or the beach. Commuters also enjoy easy access to Norristown and King of Prussia.
On September 11, 1777, the Battle of Brandywine was fought several miles from the West Chester (originally known as the village of Turk’s Head) between the American army of General George Washington and the British army. More troops fought at Brandywine than any other battle of the American Revolution.
The West Chester Downtown Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places based on its impressive number of structures built between 1789 and the 1930s. In the heart of town is the classical revival courthouse which was designed in the 1840s by Thomas U. Walter, one of the architects for the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Today, families who live in West Chester enjoy a bustling downtown with great restaurants and outstanding retail stores, attractive residential neighborhoods, and abundant parks and green spaces with plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities.
West Chester Area School District
The West Chester Area School District is rated as a “Gold Medal District” by Expansion Management Magazine, placing the district among the top 17% of all public secondary school districts in the United States with an enrollment of at least 3,300 students. The district operates 10 elementary schools, three middle schools, and three high schools.
The Borough is also home to West Chester University, which traces its history to 1812. It is a comprehensive university that excels in teacher education, business, health, natural and social sciences, music and the arts.
Things to Do Near West Chester, PA
In your free time, enjoy West Chester’s Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center which offers live events including musical theater, speaker series, dance, comedy, drama, and children’s events.
About 9 miles away in Kennett Square, PA, don’t miss the world-famous Longwood Gardens, which features over 1,077 acres of exotic plants and horticulture in beautifully elegant displays.
Valley Forge National Historical Park, just 15 miles away in King of Prussia, tells the story of life during the winter encampment of George Washington’s troops during the Revolutionary War. The winter was brutal, and 2,000 men died during the six-month encampment without a shot fired.
In the rolling hills of Chester County, you’ll also find the Brandywine Wine Trail, which features six premium wineries within an easy drive of one another (within a 50 mile radius).
Get in touch with The Matt Wolf Team at Berks Real Estate to find homes for sale in West Chester, PA, or elsewhere in southeastern Pennsylvania. Our team has the expertise and professionalism to help you accomplish your buying or selling goals. Call us at 610-685-3189 to get started.
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