The neighborhood of Winterstown is located in picturesque York County. Living in Winterstown gives residents a taste of true small town America with a population just over 600. This unique enclave is home to middle income American families. Its quiet streets and country charm make it an excellent place to raise a family. While the country setting draws many to Winterstown, the neighborhood is not completely isolated. With easy access to I-83, residents can be at both Baltimore-Washington and Harrisburg International Airports in about an hour.
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Homes in the Winterstown neighborhood consist mainly of single-family homes in a rural setting. On average, homes here are well established with the median home age being 31 years old. Property in and around Winterstown tends to be affordable. The average local home price is just above $163,000.
Winterstown's students attend the Red Lion Area School District. For elementary school, students attend the North Hopewell-Winterstown School, located in nearby Red Lion. All area students attend the Red Lion Area Senior High School, which offers AP class opportunities and a small student to teacher ratio of 15:1. Search homes for sale in Winterstown by school district.
Since its founding in 1830, farming has been the largest industry in Winterstown. Today, many of the local farms are still owned by the same families who have held the land for generations. Winterstown is a haven for commuters. The average commute time is just under 32 minutes with many residents seeking employment throughout York County. The healthcare, manufacturing, government, and retail markets employ many local residents. Some of the largest employers in York County include York Hospital, the Federal government, county government, Wal-Mart, WellSpan Health and Utz Foods.
Winterstown offers all the picturesque charm of life in a small, rural town. Surrounding York County offers plenty of opportunity to get out and explore, without venturing too far from home. Pack up the family and plan a day trip to one of York County's popular destinations. Gifford Pinchot State Park sits just 45 minutes from central Winterstown. The state park offers plenty of outdoor recreation, including more than 2,000 acres to explore. Some popular park activities include hiking the Mason-Dixon Trail, hunt for swallowtail butterfly, fishing, camping, kayaking and disc golf. Take the family skiing at Roundtop Mountain Resort, also about 45 minutes from town.
With an abundance of manufacturing located in York County, introduce your family to products made in America with local factory tours. Harley-Davidson offers visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the making of America's favorite motorcycle. Explore the life of a potato chip at the Martin's Potato Chip factory. Visit a working dairy farm at Perrydell Farm, or plan an adult-only excursion at Naylor Wine Cellar Inc.
Are you ready to call Winterstown home? Contact the professional team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty to find homes for sale in the lovely neighborhood of Winterstown.