For those who aspire to live in an urban neighborhood with abundant charm, look no further than Chestnut Hill in Lancaster City.
Chestnut Hill is a historic area full of townhomes that date back to 1939 and earlier. Row homes and attached homes line the streets, and the neighborhood boasts a median real estate price of $212,728. Many of these stately homes feature sturdy hardwood floors and elegant high ceilings.
Only a few blocks from the heart of Downtown Lancaster, Chestnut Hill is a highly walkable area with local treasures like Chestnut Hill Cafe, a homey BYOB cafe with local art, live music, a patio, and Callaloo Trinidadian Kitchen, serving Trinidadian comfort dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. Other notable restaurants in the neighborhood include LUCA Wood-Burning Italian Kitchen, which features delicious Italian cuisine and wood-fired pizzas, and Brendee’s Irish Pub, an Irish-themed bar offering beer, pub grub, and numerous TVs for patrons to cheer on their favorite sports teams.
For groceries, many residents prefer to shop local at Lemon Street Market. This women-owned, grocery store is located on the corner of Mulberry and Lemon Street. They focus on sustainable and healthy living, with many local, organic, vegan, and gluten-free options. In mere minutes, residents can also walk to Lancaster Central Market, which is open on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, bringing the best of Lancaster’s local produce, baked goods, meats, and more to its visitors.
A short stroll north of the neighborhood is Beau’s Dream Dog Park in Buchanan Park! The park is free and open to the public all year-round from dawn until dusk. Beau's Dream Dog Park was built after a Lancaster local resident and her dog Beau won a $500,000 dog park makeover as part of the 2012 Beneful Dream Dog Park Contest. Dog park rules are available online.
Chestnut Hill is situated within the School District of Lancaster (SDoL), which is a large, urban school district full of socioeconomic and racial diversity. SDoL’s offerings include the award-winning college preparatory International Baccalaureate program at J.P. McCaskey High School.
This neighborhood is a convenient, quaint, yet immersive urban experience near the heart of Lancaster City. Have a question about this neighborhood? Contact us!
- School District of Lancaster’s Website
- City of Lancaster
- Lancaster Central Market
- Park City Center
- Beau’s Dream Dog Park
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