5 REASONS TO LOVE LIVING IN BOYERTOWN PA
Boyertown is located about 45 miles northwest of Philadelphia, it is just 20 miles south of Allentown and 20 miles east of Reading, straddling the Montgomery-Berks County line. This picturesque historic area offers residents that small-town feel. Here are the top 5 reasons why you will love living in Boyertown PA:
Award Winning Boyertown Area School District ::
The Boyertown Area School District is acclaimed for its award-winning arts programs and its 95.2% graduation rate. Three of Boyertown Area School District’s schools received recognition for high academic ratings on the state’s new School Performance Profile. In 2014, Pennsylvania’s acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq presented Boyertown Area Senior High School, Gilbertsville Elementary School and New Hanover-Upper Frederick Elementary school with banners commemorating their earning of the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Academics. Each school received the award for achieving a rating above 90 on the School Performance Profile, which goes up to 100. If you have children you are going to LOVE living in Boyertown PA!
There are plenty of amenities, services and varied athletic and recreational opportunities to enhance the quality of life for residents. The Boyertown Community Park consists of a playground, two picnic pavilions, a band shell, a one mile walking trail, an eighteen hole disc golf course, and a community swimming pool. Events at the community park include Earth Day, Boyertown Fun Days, Movies Under the Stars, Bike Night, and Duryea Days.
Arts and Culture ::
This little borough hosts some cool events, despite its smaller size. Annual events such as Oktoberfest, Chillin’ on Main, and Coming out of Hibernation occur to bring the entire Boyertown community together. Throughout the borough, you have the opprotunity to take an art class or shop for unique creations at the numerous art studios such as Studio B, Taylor Backes Glass, and Dancing Tree Creations, LLC. For those seeking a piece of history, a ride on the historic Colebrookdale Railroad or a visit to the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles is sure to entertain. If you are looking for a place to live where you can park the car and walk through a safe downtown with shops, restaurants and galleries, living in Boyertown might be for you.
Suburban Feel in a Rural Setting ::
If you want a traditional small-town feel without moving to the middle of nowhere, consider living in Boyertown. Homes in Boyertown, include farmhouse, traditional, colonial or contemporary style. Within the area, popular subdivisions like Windlestrae, Bella Vista and Reserve at Bally Spring incorporate modern amenities and suburban comforts. This close knit community offers unique local owned stores as well as conveniently located shopping centers.
Congestion-free Travel ::
Whether you are drawn by the nearby job opportunities or the easy commute into Philadelphia, Boyertown parking and traffic are not an issue. Never any bumper to bumper traffic and most local destinations are within 15 minutes. You are always guaranteed to find a parking spot, relatively close to the doors of the place you are headed.
*NOTE to Boyertown Residents :: We would LOVE to hear back from you as to WHY you LOVE living in BOYERTOWN!
If you have questions about Boyertown, including home values, school district information, or even just a good restaurant recommendation, please call the Donovan Mitchell Group anytime at 215.688.3863 or visit our Boyertown Real Estate Guide.