- Current Prices:$44,900 to $699,000
- Closed Prices:$12,500 to $450,000
- Median Sale Price:$82,500
- Average $ per sq ft:$135
- Association Fee Ranges:$0
- Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
- Age:1910 to 2020
- Sq. Ft.:728 to 3,820Sq. Ft.
- Bedrooms:0 to 7Bedrooms
- Bathrooms:0 to 5Bathrooms
Homes for Sale
Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.
Where to Live
This neighborhood is highly residential, with Fairmount Park located to the west and most of the housing located to the east. The neighborhood is also home to an elementary school and Strawberry Mansion High School is located on Dauphin Street. A youth center is on the corner of Diamond Street and North 25th Street and food shopping can be done at the market on York Street.
Where to Eat
You will find a handful of casual eateries scattered throughout this residential neighborhood. You can enjoy standard staples like pizza, barbeque, and burgers, all prepared is local restaurants. If you want to expand your culinary choices, a short drive to Brewerytown of Francisville will introduce additional dining options.
What You'll See
The biggest draw to this area is the namesake Historic Strawberry Mansion. It is the largest historic mansion in the area and is available to tour. The mansion rests in Fairmount Park, which offers over 2,000 acres of greenspace. Aside from the park, which occupies approximately half the neighborhood, this area is largely residential. Rowhomes and churches dot the quiet streets and you will find the occasional eatery as you walk through the area.
Friday Night Fun
While this area may not be particularly known for its nightlife, it is home to the Dell Music Center. This outdoor amphitheater is located in Fairmount Park and hosts a variety of concerts and performances as well as community events. If you prefer to spend your Friday at a local bar or restaurant, head toward Brewerytown or Fairmount. Here you can find a broad selection of bars and eateries without venturing too far from home. You can also catch a movie in the North Central neighborhood or make your way further south to the city's core and the extensive entertainment options you'll find there.
The Perfect Sunday
When it comes to planning your Sunday, there is no better place to start than the Fairmount Park. As the largest municipal park in Philadelphia, Fairmount Park boast the Schuylkill River, three environmental centers, a handful of historic mansions, and miles of trails ideal for hiking, biking, and even horseback riding. Whether you are taking a stroll or settling down for a picnic, soak up the scenic gardens and the public art found throughout the greenspace. The park is also home to the Philadelphia Zoo and the Please Touch Museum -- a kid-friendly, interactive museum that features hands-on attractions.
Strawberry Mansion is one of the more affordable pockets of Philadelphia. This heavily residential area primarily features attached homes and, though space can be limited, they can all claim the expansive park as their backyard. You can find more recently renovated homes at the southern end of the neighborhood.
Traveling by car is fairly easy in this area - there is plenty of parking and the I-13 cuts through the center of the neighborhood, separating the residential streets from the Fairmount Park. The 1-76 is just across the river and can carry you northwest or southeast. For residents who prefer public transportation, Strawberry Mansion offers a robust bus system. You can travel north and south along N 33rd Street and N 29th Street and east to west on Diamond Street, Dauphin Street, and York Street. Ridge Avenue cuts diagonally through the neighborhood and will carry you toward the city's center.
Low cost of living • Easy parking • Access to public transit.
Locals Don't Love
Lack of home types • Little nightlife.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.
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