Charming, historic and with a highly desirable real estate market, Newtown Borough is an excellent choice for just about anyone searching for a new place to call home. Young professionals buying a first home, families seeking a bigger house or older residents hoping to retire in an area with an abundance of small town charm and modern amenities.
Newtown Borough has merged old world charm and new world convenience.The area caters to most commuters, just minutes from I-95, Route 1, the Princeton Corridor, the PA Turnpike and numerous train stations with NYC or Philadelphia destinations, making homes in Newtown, PA some of the most desirable in the state.
Real Estate “in the Borough” offers a rare view into American history.
It's home to the nation's oldest movie theater, Newtown Theatre, established in 1906. The Brick Hotel, built in 1764, claims that George Washington slept there. They even have a library that dates back farther than the Constitution.
The Borough was enlarged four times since 1838 and its buildings show excellent examples of all major architectural styles. Newtown Borough became one of Bucks County's preeminent communities with the construction of many substantial colonial residences and taverns. The Historic District was established in 1969, enlarged in 1976, again in 1985, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Many of the homes in Newtown Borough are historic, built in or around 1939, and in some cases, even earlier. A number of additional residences were also built between 1970 and 1999. Demand for real estate in “the Borough” is very high so having the right agent with experience and knowledge of the neighborhood is essential.
There are many options available to you while searching the homes for sale in Newtown. Whether you are interested in living on a street lined with row houses, colonial-style architecture or a rural country estate, the Borough has something for you.
Newtown Borough is also known for the highest quality education, with exceptional schools in and around the borough. A thriving economy combined with a vibrant, tight-knit community make Newtown an outstanding place to call home.
Jesse Terry (featured in photo), In 1965, he purchased three farms in Newtown, and over the ensuing years developed the property as Newtown Industrial Commons. Twenty-one years later, Jesse’s son Douglas would open the area’s first RE/MAX office on a piece of this property. RE/MAX Properties has grown in reputation, agent count & number of homes sold. Today the office is led by Jesse’s grandson, Chris D. Terry, who has established an incredible service team.