Lower Makefield Township, PA
Lower Makefield Township Area and Community Information
Lower Makefield Township is in Bucks County approximately 25 miles northeast of Philadelphia. A Lower Makefield Township real estate agent can help families with children find Lower Makefield Township PA homes with several bedrooms near schools and parks. People who want Lower Makefield Township homes with plenty of space for family and overnight guests can purchase six-bedroom houses. A Lower Makefield Township home buyer who wants a small home will find some one-bedroom condos in the area. Lower Makefield Township properties with more than three acres of land are available for those who want large yards. People interested in historic homes will find some Lower Makefield Township homes for sale that were built in the early 20th century.
The first settlers moved to the Lower Makefield Township area during the late 17th century. Makefield was one of the five original townships in Bucks County. The township was realigned and divided into Lower Makefield and Upper Makefield in 1737. There were small villages and farms in the township by the beginning of the 19th century. People from nearby cities began visiting the township to enjoy the country air. Businesses were established in the villages to provide services to township residents and visitors. The township's population increased during the 20th century when highways were built through the area. The area's farms became housing developments to provide homes for workers at companies that were established near the township. New owners of real estate in Lower Makefield Township can learn more about its history by clicking here.
Parks and Recreation
People who enjoy outdoor recreation can ask Martin Millner, a Lower Makefield Realtor, to help them find homes for sale in Lower Makefield Township near parks. Macclesfield Park has a playground, a picnic area, ball fields, a bike path and an exercise trail. People who visit Community Park can play tennis, softball or basketball. This park also has a playground, a picnic area and a nature trail. Softball, basketball, football and tennis are a few of the community sports available for Lower Makefield Township residents. The Five Mile Woods Preserve has hiking trails. More information about parks, community sports and the preserve is available by clicking here.
Attractions and Activities
Golfers may be interested in Lower Makefield Township real estate that is near The Makefield Highlands golf range. This golf club has an 18-hole course, a golf shop and a restaurant. Golf lessons are also available.
Part of the Delaware Canal towpath runs through Lower Makefield Township. Bicyclists and pedestrians can use the path. It is open for cross-country skiing during the winter.
The Garden of Reflection was created to honor those who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001. More information about the garden is available at by clicking here.
Owners of Lower Makefield Township PA real estate can participate in annual events such as Yardley Harvest Day in September and the Shady Brook Farm Easter Eggstravaganza in the spring. Information about events in the Lower Makefield area is available at both the Township Information and Community Events Page as well as the Bucks County Information and Events Page.