About 10 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, the Township of Upper Saint Clair occupies 10 square miles of lush, rolling countryside. Although the first real estate development in Upper Saint Clair began in 1913, it wasn’t until the 1960’s that the township began to experience its most rapid growth. Today, about 20,000 residents in 7100 households come home to this conveniently located suburb.
You’ll find that Upper St. Clair homes are generally spacious, many having been built from the 1960’s through the 80’s. There are varied architectural styles from colonials and sprawling ranches to split or multi levels and contemporaries. In addition to existing homes, buyers have the opportunity to build a new home in this community, with several excellent builders offering new home packages in various neighborhoods. Pride of ownership is evident in each of this community’s distinctive neighborhoods. Beautifully maintained homes and landscapes are just part of the wide ranging appeal of this community.
Upper Saint Clair’s residents make education a priority, and this top rated school district holds 10 Federal “Excellence in Education” awards. The school district also offers the International Baccalaureate Program to students in first through the twelfth grades.
In addition to its 16 parks and fields, Upper Saint Clair boasts a new 90,000 square foot Recreation Center, surrounded by 475 acres of nature and outdoor recreation in Boyce Mayview Park. The $27.5 million state-of-the-art facility features fitness rooms, indoor and outdoor aquatics, teen lounge and indoor track.
Transportation to downtown Pittsburgh via light rail, bus or drive is 25 to 30 minutes. A “Park and Ride” facility is conveniently located adjacent to the community’s regional Mall, South Hills Village. You’ll be nearly certain to find anything your heart desires in and around this area, from upscale specialty to “big box” stores. The vast “Market District Giant Eagle” grocery store has everything from fancy specialty foods to a significant organic selection.
If golf is your game, St. Clair Country Club is centrally located in the community on 265 acres of property and features an 18 hole championship golf course. The private club also boasts an additional 9 hole course, practice facility and driving range in addition to swimming pool, fitness center and fine dining.
Prices for single family homes for sale in Upper St. Clair are widely varied, and begin at about $150,000 up to $2 million.
For further information about the Township of Upper Saint Clair, go to www.twpusc.org.