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The charming borough of Ambler is nestled in the heart of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Ambler, home to roughly 6,500, offers residents plenty of options for entertainment, dining and shopping. It’s a “walkable” town and residents love that.
Take a stroll down Ambler’s main street (Butler Avenue) and discover a cultural district of impressive size for such a quaint town. The chic small-town is home to the award-winning Act II Playhouse, the independently owned and operated Ambler Theater and the eccentrically adorned Mermaid Art Studios. In addition to these locally cherished institutions, the town offers fantastic retail experiences that range from chic boutique to thrifty hippie.
Ambler stands out as an exceptionally accessible town. Close to major highways, the borough is a half hour drive to center city Philadelphia. Convenient for residents is the Lansdale-Doylestown SEPTA rail line. With access to this rail line, one can make a peaceful commute to work or explore the greater Philadelphia region. Train commuting also allows residents to save on city parking.
The borough enjoys a close proximity to dozens of parks such as the verdant Briar Hill Preserve, not to mention close access to the Wissahickon Trail. With meandering trails, nature centers and small creeks, the charming parks surrounding the town are a favorite for children and adults alike.
An elected mayor serves as the spokesman for the community. Council meetings are held regularly and are open to residents.
Greatschools.org rates the Wissahickon School District, which serves Ambler, a 9 out of 10 for overall quality. Speaking of award-winning schools, Temple University operates a popular suburban campus near the borough, and Germantown Academy is a highly regarded private school for grades K through 12.
Homes for sale in Ambler run the gamut–from classic town-homes to new construction single family units. There is plenty to explore when searching for a home in the borough. Our agents are very familiar with the borough and the surrounding communities.
Town and country, historic and thriving–Ambler’s diverse nature enriches and entices those who are lucky enough to live there. Allow our agents to help navigate this real estate market as only we can.