Located in the northwestern part of Montgomery County, Gilbertsville offers a sparse suburban feel. It offers enough “off the grid” to feel like you can unwind, but close enough to city life to provide all the amenities you could possibly desire.
Your Gilbertsville Real Estate Guide loves this area – Gilbertsville has a population of about 5500 and the proximity to Reading (about 18 miles), Allentown (25 miles), downtown Philadelphia (42 miles), and New York City (110 miles) makes it a wonderful blend of quiet suburban life with action-packed city stuff just minutes away!
Gilbertsville is part of New Hanover Township and is governed through same. The population of the township is approximately 13,000. Typical of the northeast, many towns, cities, townships share services – governing bodies, school districts, etc. Nearby Boyertown chimes in on several things with Gilbertsville. Your Gilbertsville Real Estate Guide encourages you to browse other articles within our site for more information on lots of nearby areas!
We have all four! And you are in for particularly gorgeous nature views and climate during the spring and fall.
Stone Hill Preserve is a great place to explore nature in the Unami Forest. Trails, wildflowers, wildlife, serene beauty – take it all in!
Manatawny Creek Winery – need more be said? It is a burst of flavor and beauty all in one place! Several varieties of wine and now also brewing some beer – everyone can be happy! Summertime also brings events, concerts, and more to the winery venue. Pack up your family and friends, you will not be disappointed.
Colebrookdale Railroad – this is a favorite of the Gilbertsville Real Estate Guide – history, nostalgia, scenic, it offers everything! Take a tour into The Secret Valley, dine, observe, relax! Also, a real fun idea is the rail bikes … give them a try!
Trails, trails, and more trails! This “neck of the woods” is a walking, hiking, biking, nature-loving mecca. Check out the trail link site showing a plethora of trails with options for every skill level.
Your Gilbertsville Real Estate Guide suggests you take a look through the New Hanover Township Parks & Recreation site for lots of information, hours, parks, and activities.
Like many areas in the northeast with sprawling suburban towns, Gilbertsville is a quaint area with reliance on the area, not just itself, for retail, restaurants, events, community. The smaller towns really do unite to make a larger community for themselves.
Housing prices vary widely in Gilbertsville, and the surrounding area, but latest data shows the median home price to be about $250,000. Typical structures include two story colonials, but you will find all styles.
Part of the Boyertown Area School District (district wide population of approximately 42,000 residents), the Gilbertsville Real Estate Guide is a big fan of the district and all the offerings it provides to both the students and the communities the district encompasses. The district is transparent with a strong mission, vision, and goals. For furthering education beyond K-12, the options in the geographic area are too numerous to mention! Here are a few to get your academia thought process going: Rutgers, Rosemont, Temple, University of Pennsylvania, Penn State, Villanova, and others!
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