Welcome to Lower Gwynedd
An upscale collection of neighborhoods nestled in the Pennsylvanian countryside.
Comprised of Gwynedd, Gwynedd Valley, Penllyn, and Spring House, Lower Gwynedd is a peaceful oasis of stunning landscapes and luxurious homes nestled outside of the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia. Enamored by the area’s master architects, location, and amenities, many retirees, young professionals, and families flock to the area.
Founded by Welsh Quakers in 1698, Lower Gwynedd has the privilege of being one of the oldest townships in Montgomery County. Later split into Lower Gwynedd and Upper Gwynedd, the area flourished with a historical atmosphere and commitment to excellent living for all.
Today, Lower Gwynedd is home to a wealth of renowned high-end homes designed by master architects. Classic European-inspired architecture meets the thoughtful design of contemporary architects in both the sought-after elegance acreage estates and the carriage houses and townhomes. Lavished in luxury, the living situation in Lower Gwynedd is unparalleled.
Things to Love
People and Lifestyle
Wrapped in a serene setting, Lower Gwynedd is postcard-pretty. A relaxed and quiet atmosphere makes this township an ideal destination for those seeking reprieve from the sometimes-smothering nature of living in a big city. The stunning selection of housing and educational options demonstrates that the township might be tranquil, but it is by no means sedentary.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
Lower Gwynedd puts its residents first, resulting in a wonderfully eclectic collection of delightful eateries, elegant restaurants, and stylish shopping options.
Shopping has never been easier — or more deluxe — than with the upscale McCaffery’s
grocery store, not to mention national brands like Kohl’s and Homegoods. The Center Square Commons Shopping Center is replete with countless eateries and shops, such as the health-forward Nekter Juice Bar
, El Sarape
for Mexican Cuisine, and Turning Point
for breakfast, lunch, brunch. The nearby Springhouse Shopping Center is yet another option to meet any needs you might have, featuring Whole Foods Market, Club Pilates
, and the ever-popular Arpeggio BYOB
for delicious Meditteranean-style cuisine.
Look forward to the weekend by reserving a table at the elegant Bocelli Italian Restaurant
, which boasts authentic Italian gastronomy along with an intimate atmosphere. A local and historical favorite, the William Penn Inn
is a must-see for brunches, upscale dinners, and traditional American cuisine. Of course, The Spring House Tavern
can’t be missed — any local tavern that’s been around since 1719 deserves a visit.
Things to Do
Served well by its location, Lower Gwynedd nonetheless ensures its residents a host of local options for any activity you can set your mind to. Between the outdoors and local festivals, Lower Gwynedd cares about their community.
Take to local Oxford Park to get full enjoyment out of the summer hit Summer Concert Series, which is full of live music, fun, and food. Ring in spring with the annual Kid’s Easter Egg Hunt
, a perfect way to celebrate with the whole family. To head outdoors, be sure to visit Penllyn Woods
for everything from a wooded trail to a family picnic.
A prestigious, family-forward institution, the Cedarbrook Country Club
has served the neighborhood for over a century. Offering a seven-hole golf course, rolling green hills, and more, the ambling 225-acre destination is brimming with options. Evidence of its commitment to community and family can be found in its programs for the children and grandchildren of the Club’s members, as summer camps and lessons galore await them. Only a short while away, the Bluestone Country Club
is another great option that boasts many facilities, including stables.
Lower Gwynedd is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Early Childhood Education Center, Private, PK-K
- Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, Private, 9-12