Elkins Park: A Quaint Community in Montgomery County, PA
If you’re looking for a community that has its own distinctive suburban identity while still being close to the big city, then you should check out Elkins Park.
This unincorporated community in Montgomery County, PA is split between Cheltenham and Abington Townships and shares borders with the city of Philadelphia.
Because of its location and its excellent selection of residential properties, Elkins Park is a popular choice among Montgomery County home buyers.
Attractions Worth Checking Out in Elkins Park
Meanwhile, there are a number of notable attractions located within this community that are certainly worth exploring.
For instance, Beth Shalom Synagogue (the only synagogue designed by Frank Lloyd Wright) is located here, as is Elkins Estate.
Lynnewood Hall, a 110-room derelict Gilded Age mansion, also has the distinction of being located here.
Other attractions located here include:
- High School Park (an 11-acre park)
- Richard Wall House (a house listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places)
- Creekside Co-op (a cooperative member-owned food market)
Plus, thanks to the fact that this community is served by SEPTA Regional Rail, you’re always conveniently close to shopping, dining and entertainment venues in the surrounding area.
The Schools Serving Elkins Park
Parents with school-age children will be pleased to discover that this community is served by several high-performing local schools.
- Elkins Park Middle School
- McKinley Elementary School
- Myers Elementary School
There are also a number of private schools in the area as well, including Perelman Jewish Day School, Settlement Music School and others.
For higher education, students can choose from a number of local schools as well, including Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Gratz College and Salus University
Interested in Relocating to Elkins Park?
If so, then please take a moment to contact me, Marion Freedman, your dedicated Montgomery County PA real estate expert.
I would love the opportunity to assist you by answering any questions you may have about Elkins Park as well as telling you about available listings!
List Your Next Home With Me!
And if you’re already a resident of this community and thinking about listing that property on the market, make sure to contact me as well.
I would love to assist you by first helping you determine the true value of your property, which will ultimately help set the list price.