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If you're planning to buy or sell a home in Chestnut Hill - Philadelphia realtors experience can be your asset! Why not let a team of real estate professionals serve your Chestnut Hill real estate needs?

If you're currently looking for a home please have a look at Chestnut Hill homes for sale current listings. Use the Chestnut Hill MLS search tools you'll find here, If you don't see what your looking for here, contact a Chestnut Hill realtor and they will search the entire real estate market to meet your needs! Or submit a Chestnut Hill MLS listings by email form and they'll email you every new home that meets your criteria.

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Chestnut Hill Philadelphia History

19118 Chestnut Hill

Although Chestnut Hill is part of Philadelphia, it’s adjacent to Montgomery County. To the west is Fairmount Park. Two rail lines give access to the area, as well as the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Blue Route and the Schuylkill Expressway. Population is in the neighborhood of thirty thousand. During the Revolutionary War, Chestnut Hill was a popular summer resort because of its high elevation. It became part of the City of Philadelphia in 1854 when the county and city became one.

Chestnut Hill’s main street is home to a myriad of unique shops and restaurants which draw visitors from all over the area. There is a local newspaper and Stagecrafters, a local theatre group. Chestnut Hill is on the National Historic Register.

Chestnut Hill is noted for its 18th and 19th architecture, old farmhouses and older row homes. There is a distinct feel of small town living pervading its streets. Pastorius Park and the Wissahickon Valley add variety to the many amenities of the town.

Chestnut Hill has two excellent private day schools: Chestnut Hill Academy for boys and the Springside School for girls. Other nearby schools are Germantown Academy, LaSalle College High School, Penn Charter, Norwood Fontbonne Academy, and Mount Saint Joseph Academy, as well as Chestnut Hill College.

Chestnut Hill Homes for Sale

Properties range from a one bedroom, one bath town house for $160,000 to mansions well over $2,000,000. In 2005, the median home price was $397,500.


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