Chambersburg PA Real Estate & Community Information

Caledonia State ParkThere is a reason why Chambersburg, PA, homes for sale are in such high demand: This borough located in the South-Central region of Pennsylvania appeals to both history buffs and those looking for a charming, friendly community in which to set roots.

The county seat of Pennsylvania's Franklin county, Chambersburg, which traces its history back to 1730, played an important role in the U.S. Civil War. In fact, this borough has the distinction of being the only major northern community that Confederate forces burned during that long war. In fact, "Remember Chambersburg!" became a battle cry for Union forces after this burning took place. It is this sense of history that buyers can find when shopping for real estate in Chambersburg PA. For more information about this community and ones in the surrounding areas be sure to visit my neighborhood information page.

Chambersburg Amenities & Attractions

Memorial Square in downtown ChambersburgToday, Chambersburg is known for its quality schools, abundance of green space, majestic homes and quaint downtown shopping districts. Memorial Square, located in downtown Chambersburg, remains a top destination for visitors and residents alike. Those who prefer a more rural lifestyle will be comforted to know that Chambersburg is surrounded by several Mennonite- and Amish-run farms.

But Chambersburg also features plenty of shopping opportunities for residents. Downtown Chambersburg, in particular, maintains a Main Street feel while offering boutique stores, gourmet restaurants, streetside theaters and community festivals. There's even a busy Farmer's Market here that attracts people looking for organic produce and tasty sweets.

Chambersburg is home to several historic sites, including the John Brown House, Coldbrook Farm, Franklin County Courthouse and Brotherton Farm. It is also home to Wilson College, a private liberal arts women's college that traces its history back to 1869. The college, which boasts an enrollment of about 800, is best known for its veterinary medical technician and equestrian programs.

The area's public schools rank high for both academics and extra-curricular activities. Parents also have many private schools from which to choose. This selection of educational choices is one reason why homes for sale in Chambersburg, PA are highly desired. For more details on schools in the area be sure to visit my neighborhood information page.

Search for Chambersburg PA Homes

Statue of a Union soldier on the main squareThose searching for real estate in Chambersburg PA will have plenty of homes from which to choose. These residences come in a wide variety of styles, with homes dating from the 1800s and more modern residences built during the years of the 2000s housing boom. View my featured Chambersburg listings to see what homes are currently available and which one matches your style.

Contact Phyllis, your Chambersburg PA Real Estate specialist, today for assistance with discovering the wide range of housing styles, types and price points available in this Pennsylvania borough.

Phyllis Bender
Phyllis Bender
1035 Wayne Ave Ste D Chambersburg PA 17201