Skippack Real Estate Guide

About Skippack …

If you are familiar with Pennsylvania, you already know how confusing the structure of the commonwealth is! There is Skippack Township and there is Skippack Village (also referred to as simply “Skippack” within the township. In general, when referring to Skippack – it means Skippack Village with a population of around 4500. The Township of Skippack has a total population of around 15,000 and includes the villages of Creamery, Lucon, Skippack, and Providence Square. So, your Skippack Real Estate Guide will be providing information while putting a limit to confusion!

Location of Skippack is just over 30 miles from downtown Philadelphia, but travel time can easily be an hour. Still, having access to Philadelphia for work, play, sports, dining, and transportation is a huge positive!

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What makes Skippack great?

Quick response – LOTS of things!

History is prevalent in the area with buildings dating back to the 1720’s. The Skippack Historical Society offers so much to the area with tracing back time to the historical settlements of the Pennsylvania German people and preservation of the area’s history, buildings, and artifacts. The Society is host to the annual Washington Encampment Reenactment and a fall favorite, Skippack Days – food, crafts, music, fine art, and more.

The carefully maintained buildings and architecture make strolling the quaint village such a treat. Your Skippack Real Estate Guide is pleased to tell you – the Village is full of LOCAL boutiques, shops, restaurants, venues, galleries – you won’t be finding chain restaurants or big box retail here.

Although the primary industry in Skippack is tourism, the village is tight-knit and friendly. Really, a beautiful and classic American small-town atmosphere!

The cost of living for Skippack comes in around 127, housing is the primary chunk of why Skippack is above the national average. Median home prices here are in the lower $400K range. The housing types vary but seem to center around the colonial style with center halls. Whatever you are looking for your Skippack Real Estate Guide will find the right abode! Plenty of variants in the area with modern, newer, big, small – just get a list together!

Things to do here …

Life is about memories and Skippack will help you make some for the ages! Besides the already mentioned Skippack Days and Washington’s Reenactment – take a look at other events listed in the Skippack Real Estate Guide:

  • Skippack First Fridays showcases the local retail, fine restaurants, music, and fun!
  • Trash to Treasure Sales are multi-vendor monthly yard sales April through October
  • Skippack Spring Fest
  • Skippack Wine Fest
  • 4th of July Parade

Always something to do – lots of free events and concerts, too!

Community theater is alive and well in Skippack with the Playcrafters of Skippack, a 501c3 organization that turned an historic barn into a theater destination! Enjoy!

Living in this part of the country is a scenic utopia with oodles of outdoor venues for your recreational use. Your Skippack Real Estate Guide will get you started with:

Evansburg State Park – a true outdoor haven (some 3500 acres) with hiking, horseback riding, camping, fishing (trout), and wildlife

Red Buffalo Ranch offers trail rides, lessons, and camps, within Evansburg State Park

Merrymead Farm – when you think of a Pennsylvania Dairy, well, this looks like that! A working dairy farm and market with seasonal items and happenings (fresh cut firs in winter, flowers in spring, produce in summer, apples & pumpkins in fall).

Check out this site for all things outdoor in the area! Trails. Events. Sports.

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