Welcome to Mount Airy
Located in Northwestern Philadelphia, Mount Airy is a modern yet historic neighborhood known for its cobblestoned Germantown Avenue, thriving commercial districts, and luxurious yet reasonably priced housing. Whether you're taking a bike ride through scenic Wissahickon Valley Park or scoping out the community's growing culinary scene, you'll surely find your niche in Mount Airy. Let's explore.
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At a Glance
Philadelphia International Airport: 32 min
Downtown Philly: 20 min
Ardmore: 24 min
Major Roads: Stenton Ave, US-1, US-13, Route 309
Zip Code: 19119
Median Home Price: $320,000
Spotlights of Mount Airy
Stone-paved Germantown Avenue serves as Mount Airy's most popular commercial district. Take a stroll along this tree-lined thoroughfare, and you'll discover some of Philly's hippest gastropubs, boutiques, specialty retailers, and so much more. On the hunt for a home with plenty of historic charm? If so, consider starting your search on Germantown Avenue.
Weavers Way Co-op
Though it may seem like just a grocery store, the members-owned Weavers Way Co-op serves as an important pillar in the Mount Airy community. Not only do they still operate their original location in Mount Airy, but they've also expanded to offer standalone pet and wellness stores, as well as two farms. The co-op even donates fresh food to those in need and operates Food Moxie, an outreach program for local schools.
Mount Airy Day
For the last five decades, Mount Airy Day has brought the local community together through food, fun, and music. Guests can enjoy performances from Philly artists by the main stage, sample some food and drinks from Mount Airy vendors, or support local artisans. There's even a KidZone, where children can ride ponies or let loose on the inflatables!
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What You'll LOVE in Mount Airy
Despite its upscale feel, Mount Airy's surprisingly affordable housing makes it an appealing place for young professionals, retirees, and everyone in between. And thanks to the area's recent cultural revival, Mount Airy is now known as one of Philly's most desirable places to call home.
Here are a few more perks that come with living in Mount Airy:
No matter what you love to do, you'll surely find some fun in Mount Airy. Locals often recommend strolling through the community's two tented farmers markets or attending a show at the Art Deco-style Sedgewick Theatre. Want to enjoy the great outdoors? Wissahickon Valley Park boasts over 50 miles of scenic trails for bikers, runners, and horses. Other favorite spots include Jansen Restaurant, Rothe Florists, and the Clivedon historic site.
Want to shorten your commute into the city? Mount Airy is less than a half hour from Downtown Philadelphia, but the community also has two SEPTA lines that run to Center City: the Chestnut Hill West Line and the Chestnut Hill East Line. Other communities near Mount Airy—such as Chestnut Hill, Flourtown, and Erdenheim—offer additional SEPTA access. The neighborhood is also served by bus routes 18, 23, 53, H, and L.
Even if you don't have children of your own, investing in a neighborhood with highly rated schools can help raise property values over time. Luckily, students living in Mount Airy are served by the School District of Philadelphia, the eighth-largest district in the nation. Parents can also send their children to nearby charter or private schools. After graduation, many young adults go on to attend some of Philadelphia's most prestigious universities, such as Penn State or Temple University.
Find Your Niche in Mount Airy
If you're interested in making a move to Mount Airy or another community in the Greater Philadelphia area, the Sivel Group is here to help. We have the tools you need to find the home of your dreams, and we're always just a phone call, email, or text message away.
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