Narberth, PA

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Because of its size and convenient layout, Narberth is a walking town, with shopping, most recreational facilities, religious organizations, the library and school all within a comfortable walk. The roughly one-half square mile area of the Borough is cut in half by the Pennsylvania railroad tracks which divide the town into the north side and the south side. This primarily residential community also has a business district with shops along Narberth, Narberth, Forest and Essex Avenues. The downtown shopping area is convenient to the train, the bus, the Community Building, the Municipal Building/Fire Company and playground area.The Borough has its own Police Department, volunteer Fire Department, Highway Department, Community Library, Recreation Board and much more. In addition, the Borough cooperates with Narberth Township to ensure the best possible additional public services for both.The Borough of Narberth has received two planning awards from Montgomery County, the first award was received for the development of the Albrecht tract on Montgomery Avenue into a Rite-Aid Drug store and the Albrecht’s Garden Center.The Borough received a special Planning Award on April 9, 2003 for the successful completion of the Phase I project of the Downtown Project which includes the development of the former McCandless Fuels yard into much needed parking area and retail space. To learn about Main Line Luxury Properties contact Mary Beth Hurtado at 610-608-3119 or Request Info.

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More Information About Narberth, PA

Narberth, a close-to-nature borough of just over 4,000 residents, is an historic community just outside Philadelphia. As one Main Line’s most notable suburbs, Narberth is completely surrounded by Lower Merion Township near the western edge of Philadelphia.

All of Narberth’s shopping, dining and recreational areas are within walking distance of the homes located in this tiny community, which covers just a half-mile of Pennsylvania’s most beautiful territory.

Homes for Sale in Narberth
The average home price in Narberth is around $500,000, but you’ll find homes at a variety of price points. Although many of the area’s homes were built in the 1800s and early 1900s, a number of newer homes dot the tree-lined streets as well.

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Narberth Schools
Children who live in Narberth are part of the Lower Merion School District.

Narberth Elementary Schools

  • Belmont Hills
  • Merion

Narberth Middle Schools

  • Bala Cynwyd
  • Welsh Valley

Narberth High Schools

  • Harriton
  • Lower Merion

Dining and Shopping in Narberth
Narberth residents love Poppi’s for pizza and their ever-popular cheesesteak hoagies, as well as McShea’s, which is known throughout the area for their fabulous pub food. Italian Delight Restaurant and the Art of Bread Bakery next door are always popular choices, as is Sweetgreen, which offers light and locally sourced fare.

Whole Foods lies just outside the borough on Lancaster Avenue, while a number of shopping centers within a mile or so offer chain and local stores of every kind. From hardware stores and boutiques to pharmacies and grocery stores, you’ll find everything you need within Narberth.

Entertainment in Narberth
With several movie theaters in the immediate area, film buffs will always find something worth seeing nearby. Those who prefer live entertainment can take in a show at the Narberth Community Theatre or Theater Words.

Of course, history enthusiasts always have plenty to see and do in the Main Line region. Historical buildings and markers are everywhere, and exhibits such as the Underground Railroad Museum at Belmont Mansion offer informative glimpses into the past. The Narbrook Park Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as well.

Parks and Recreation in Narberth
Lower Merion Parks and Recreation offers a variety of park facilities and activities for residents. Community sports leagues, classes and activities are available to all residents, and there are plenty of parks and picturesque nature areas as well.

The Barnes Foundation Arboretum lies just outside of Narberth, and Sharpe Bird Sanctuary is a popular stop for nature lovers. The nearby Haverford Reserve dog park, with its separate fenced areas for large and smaller dogs, is a popular hotspot for four-legged family members.

Commute Times from Narberth
Narberth is less than a mile from City Avenue, the stretch of U.S. Highway 1 that separates Philadelphia from the Main Line communities. With its own stop on SEPTA’s Paoli-Thorndale line, commuting in and out of Narberth is easy by car or rail.

From Narberth to:

  • Gladwyne: 3.8 miles
  • Upper Darby: 5.4 miles
  • Philadelphia: 7.5 miles
  • Radnor: 7.7 miles
  • Springfield: 8.2 miles
  • King of Prussia: 11.4 miles
  • Berwyn: 12 miles
  • Fort Washington: 17.4 miles
  • West Chester: 19.8 miles

Find the Perfect Home in Narberth
Let us help you find the perfect home for sale in Narberth. We live and work in Main Line, and we’ll be happy to use our expertise and in-depth area knowledge to help you find the home of your dreams in this pretty community.

To learn about Main Line Luxury Properties contact Mary Beth Hurtado at 610-608-3119 or Request Info.

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