The borough of Auburn, in the heart of beautiful Pennsylvania, has many great homes and real estate opportunities sure to impress prospective homebuyers. This small township of just over 800 residents is located in Schuylkill County, which is named for the Little Schuylkill River that cuts across it. The Auburn Borough has a long, rich history dating back to the 1830’s when the first house was built here by the boatman Samuel Moyer. However, it wasn’t until the railroad reached the area that this charming community was officially named Auburn. Many other remarkable communities are found in close proximity to Auburn, including Orwigsburg, Allentown, Hershey, Poconos, and Harrisburg, all within an hour's travel. Only two hours away are Philadelphia and New York City. This close proximity makes it easy for Auburn Borough residents to enjoy their peaceful small town lifestyle while also enjoying quick and convenient access to big city amenities and attractions. Auburn Borough is served by the excellent Blue Mountain School District, which consistently achieves high marks in every important category. For this reason Auburn Borough is a great place to raise a family. In addition to its exceptional schools, the region is also famous for its lovely woodlands and picturesque small farms scattered throughout the county and surrounding areas.
In addition to close proximity to big cities and excellent schools, there are a long list of other features that make Auburn a great place to live. Beautiful Hawk Mountain is visible from the town, and the Appalachian Trail in nearby giving locals and tourists alike a chance to enjoy the beautiful forests as they hike through the great outdoors. Several lakes, creeks, rivers, campgrounds and state parks are also in close proximity and afford ample opportunities for outdoor activity. On the 175 acre Lake Wynonah you can go boating, swimming, water-skiing, and fishing. Getting around the area is easy thanks to the well-maintained routes that connect the various towns. A number of cultural events and festivals keep area residents engaged and entertained, as do the local art galleries, symphony and theater.
With all these great features, you might believe real estate in the Auburn area would be unaffordable, but it is surprisingly reasonably priced. Homes for sale in Auburn Borough vary in age, architectural style, size and location. The average listing price for a home in Auburn is around $216,000. Investment properties, including homes needing some tender loving care, can be purchased for as little as $25,000. In Auburn you can find small two bedroom homes and large five bedroom homes, and while there are sometimes exceptions, typically the listing prices of homes for sale in Auburn Borough do not exceed $589,900.
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Auburn Borough is located on Rt 895 and has a population of roughly 840 residents. It is located in southeastern Schuylkill County and is surrounded by South Manheim and West Brunswick townships. It is part of the Blue Mountain school district. If visiting, stop by the Long Trout Winery
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