Why Choose a Home in Lancaster County?January 10, 2019
Lancaster County has a lot to offer homeowners. In addition to a hot housing market with a lot of options available, Lancaster County also offers home locations that are the most beneficial to you and your family. Here are a few reasons to choose a home in Lancaster County:
1. You Can Choose Your Neighborhood
One of the unique aspects of Lancaster County is that you have the option to choose an urban, suburban, or rural setting. Whichever your preference, there are neighborhoods with desirable land available in each setting. Even if you choose a rural or suburban setting, you’re still close to shopping centers and business districts.
2. There are Great School Districts
When it comes to choosing a neighborhood, the quality of the local school districts is a definite consideration, especially for families with school-age children. Not only do great school districts offer strong educational opportunities, but they also tend to offer further opportunities for enrichment through programs like sports, art, theatre, volunteering, and more. This often results in a better community overall.
Even if you don’t have children, it’s still important to check out the school districts in your area. Doing so will give you a good idea about the property taxes, the school taxes, and the demographics of the area. Thankfully, there are several great school districts in Lancaster County, so you’re bound to end up in a good district no matter where you choose to build to your custom home.
3. You’ll Have a Relatively Easy Commute to Work
Another great reason to choose a home in Lancaster County is that you’re close enough to major and minor highways that will help make your commute to work relatively easy. Lancaster County is a developing area, so you may end up hitting some traffic every now and then. But, if you live and work within the county, your commute times won’t get out of hand.
Even if you work outside of the county, there are enough options available that getting to and from work doesn’t have to stress you out. Plus, easy access to interstates and highways makes it easier to take a day or weekend trip to cities like Harrisburg, Hershey, or Philadelphia. Additionally, you can grab the train to several destinations, including local areas, if you don’t feel like driving.
4. There are Plenty of Fun Activities in the Area
Lancaster County is located in Central Pennsylvania and it’s also central to a ton of fun activities for everyone. Hershey is just a short drive away, which opens up opportunities for big concerts, professional sporting events, and Hersheypark and Chocolate World. Philadelphia and Harrisburg are also within driving distance. Plus, there is plenty to do within Lancaster County itself.
A few of the great things about living in Lancaster are the local attractions. Parks, clubs, museums, events, and more are all a part of the thriving communities in Lancaster County. Whether you want farming activities, hiking trails, a visit to the Renaissance Faire, wine tasting, ghost tours, or something else, you can find it all in Lancaster County.
These are just a few of the reasons to choose a home in Lancaster County. If you’re already a local and are ready for your own custom home, there are plenty of lots available in the neighborhoods you love most. If you’re not a local, take a trip and come visit. If you find out that you don’t want to leave, you can scope out the perfect land for your dream home. Contact Custom Home Group at 717-284-4090 to bring your dream home to life!