Maple Glen, PA - Homes for Sale and Community Information
Maple Glen, PA is a small Philadelphia suburb, located in Montgomery County. This community boasts a small town feel while still being close enough to Philly -- and the major shopping centers, grocery stores, entertainment and industry associated with a major metropolis. There are many families who have lived in Maple Glen for generations. Home owners have a real sense of community and are very proud of their home town.
Maple Glen is approximately 3 square miles in size with about 6,700 residents. Homes are well spaced on larger sized lots that offer homeowners the privacy and space that is often lacking in suburban towns. Homes are available that have been modernized and maintained as well as fixer uppers.
Maple Glen children attend schools in the Upper Dublin school district. The Maple Glen Elementary School has a rating of 9 out of 10 according to GreatSchools.org. Maple Glen is close to a number of local colleges and universities. LaSalle University, Bryn Mawr University, Pennsylvania State University Penn State Abington and Chestnut Hill College are all within 13 miles.
Maple Glen's history is essentially the history of Philadelphia, America's founding city. The Lenape Indians lived here first, then the Dutch came to Delaware Valley in the 1620s. It's the city of Ben Franklin, the Continental Congress, William Penn, the Declaration of Independence and the Liberty Bell. Philadelphia was the temporary U.S. capital from 1790 to 1800. There are dozens of buildings on the National Registry of Historic places, including the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, the Drexel and Company Building and Carpenter Hall on the Independence Mall.
PARKS & RECREATION
There are a number of picturesque neighborhood parks near Maple Glen for a jog or pickup game, These include Cheston Robbins Park Skip Wilson Field, and Kohler Park in Horsham. Also nearby is the splendid golf course at the Talamore Country Club.
ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS
Maple Glen locals favor a neighborhood bistro called Allegro Grille, with its flavorful Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. They also head to nearby communities for fun attractions, such as the Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum in Horsham, Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, or the attractions and historic sites of Philadelphia. For a look at the full calendar of Philly action, click here.
MAPLE GLEN - A COZY, SMALL NEIGHBORHOOD NEAR BIG PHILLY
Maple Glen homes for sale are perfect for people who like a small town atmosphere sometimes, and a big town (Philly) atmosphere at other times! House hunters who like the sense of history and the charms of Maple Glen 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 Maple Glen and all the suburbs of Philadelphia.