Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$28,000 to $850,000
  • Closed Prices:$15,000 to $665,000
  • Median Sale Price:$179,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$115
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $1100/mo,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1850 to 2020
  • Sq. Ft.:121 to 114,706Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 9Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:0 to 7Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:0 - 1 acres

Where to Live

Germantown Avenue is one of the neighborhood’s main streets, home to many of the town’s historic sites like the Johnson House and the Wyck Historic House and Garden, along with a variety of restaurants, cafes, and shops. Germantown is mostly residential, bordered by the Walnut Lane Golf Course and the Wissahickon Valley Park, and is home to a range of homes styles, including stately Victorian and Tudor-style homes and brick townhomes.

Price Vibes

Germantown tends to be an affordable neighborhood for prospective homebuyers. The average home price in Germantown is lower than both the state and national average, and the neighborhood offers a rich history and many amenities to residents, including local shopping and dining options, a variety of schools, and ample greenspace in nearby Wissahickon Valley Park.

Where to Eat

Germantown offers an assortment of places to eat, from Mediterranean and Italian restaurants to health-conscious cafes. Locals love All the Way Live Cafe, a vegan spot serving fresh and healthy salads, chickpea burgers, and juices, and Tasties, offering a full menu of comfort food like mac and cheese, collard greens, and candied yams.

What You'll See

Germantown is known for its rich history and the many historic sites around town. Landmarks like the Wyck House along Germantown Avenue, a historic mansion, museum, and garden, and the stately Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion and Cliveden house give this neighborhood unique character and charm.

Friday Night Fun

Germantown is home to a handful of places to eat and drink on the weekends. Delmar Bar and Lounge is a local watering hole with pool tables and a jukebox, and McMenamin’s Tavern is a popular local hangout with friendly staff, a changing selection of beer and an outdoor patio.

The Perfect Sunday

Germantown residents have access to nearby Wissahickon Valley Park and can take advantage of the hiking and biking trails, equestrian paths, fishing and bird watching, and picnic spots throughout the ample greenspace here. Germantown Avenue is also home to a variety of local shops, cafes, and galleries, where locals enjoy the historic downtown as they shop or grab a bite to eat on the weekends.

Transportation Options

The Chestnut Hill East and Chestnut Hill West regional rail lines connect Germantown with downtown Philadelphia, offering stops along either end of the neighborhood. Several bus routes also service the area, and Center City Philadelphia is only about 20 minutes away by car.

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