Ambler, PA - Homes for Sale and Community Information
Ambler is a borough in southeastern Pennsylvania approximately 17 miles north of Philadelphia. Ambler real estate includes family homes with two, three, or four bedrooms, and one-bedroom condos. Those who are interested in luxury homes for sale in Ambler can find homes with amenities such as media rooms, exercise rooms and balconies. There are also historic and restored homes for sale that were built in the late 1800s or early 1900s. To get the latest information call RE/MAX Action Realtor® Diane Sarkisian, 215-358-1100.
College students can take classes at the Temple University campus in Ambler. Those who want to study at a community college can study at Montgomery County Community College approximately three miles away in Blue Bell. The University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University are in Philadelphia.
Revolutionary War battles were fought on the hills of what is now Fort Washington State Park. Ambler was originally known as the Village of Wissahickon (after the North Penn railroad depot located there). It was renamed Ambler in 1869 to honor Mary Johnson Ambler, a Quaker woman who helped tend to the many wounded in the Great Train Wreck of 1856. Ambler residents who are interested in the area's history can visit the Wissahickon Valley Historical Society in Blue Bell.
PARKS & RECREATION
Residents of Ambler enjoy the outdoors at Fort Washington State Park approximately two and a half miles to the west. They can hike and picnic there during warm weather. The park has areas for cross-country skiing and sledding during the winter. Golfers can find two excellent courses in the area. Cedarbrook Country Club in Blue Bell is less than two miles away, and the Limekiln Golf Course is approximately five miles away in Horsham Township.
ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS
Downtown Ambler is a social, shopping and business center that is an inviting place to browse and enjoy a meal. Shoppers will appreciate having malls less than 10 miles away. Willow Grove Park Mall and the Plymouth Meeting Mall are both nearby. Both malls have department stores and smaller stores that sell clothing, footwear and accessories.
Ambler has its share of charming community events, typical of an eastern U.S. borough. These include the Holiday Parade, Small Business Saturday, and performances of the Ambler Symphony Orchestra. People who enjoy plays and musicals may want check the calendar of the Act II Playhouse. You can also head into Philly for such venues as The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, where The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Ballet and Opera perform. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority in Ambler has a regular schedule of trains into Philadelphia.
AMBLER - A CHARMING PENNSYLVANIA BOROUGH
A home in Ambler is perfect for people who want a small village sense of community -- AND, on occasion, a 20-mile train ride to the bigger action of Philadelphia! House hunters who like the lifestyle Ambler offers should call RE/MAX Action Realtor® Diane Sarkisian, 215-358-1100. She has the latest information, and access to the best deals on real estate in Ambler.