Cumberland County Real Estate

Located in the beautiful Cumberland Valley just west of the Susquehanna River, Cumberland County is known for its picturesque landscapes. Here you’ll find rolling hills, forests, farmlands, and charming cities and towns that are steeped in history. The county encompasses the well-established communities of Shippensburg and Carlisle, as well as some suburbs of Harrisburg. In addition, it is just a two-hour drive or less from Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore. Read more about Cumberland County.

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Cumberland County Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $436K
Lowest Price $11
Highest Price $10M
Total Listings 632
Avg. Days On Market 173
Avg. Price/SQFT $595

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3233 Parade St, Mechanicsburg

$585,990

3233 Parade St, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

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875 Ashfield Dr, Carlisle
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$550,000

875 Ashfield Dr, Carlisle, PA, 17015

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2242 Old Hollow Rd, Mechanicsburg

$245,000

2242 Old Hollow Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

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1464 Timber Brook Dr, Mechanicsburg

$1,845

1464 Timber Brook Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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662 Shannon Rd, Boiling Springs

$450,000

662 Shannon Rd, Boiling Springs, PA, 17007

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100 Hidden Springs Dr #covington, Mechanicsburg

$625,737

100 Hidden Springs Dr #covington, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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409 Sharon Ave, Mechanicsburg

$334,900

409 Sharon Ave, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

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12 Blue Marlin Way, Mechanicsburg

$2,375,000

12 Blue Marlin Way, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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109 Grayhawk Way S, Mechanicsburg

$3,595

109 Grayhawk Way S, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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40 Greason Rd, Carlisle

$139,900

40 Greason Rd, Carlisle, PA, 17015

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46 Lantern Ln, Shippensburg

$220,000

46 Lantern Ln, Shippensburg, PA, 17257

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26 W Clarissa Dr, Shippensburg

$279,900

26 W Clarissa Dr, Shippensburg, PA, 17257

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1141 Cross Creek Dr, Mechanicsburg

$369,000

1141 Cross Creek Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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2 Sherwood Dr, Mechanicsburg

$349,900

2 Sherwood Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

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6336 Antilles Ct, Mechanicsburg

$2,195

6336 Antilles Ct, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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1205 Apple Dr, Mechanicsburg

$345,000

1205 Apple Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

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12 S Filbert St #a9, Mechanicsburg

$1,195

12 S Filbert St #a9, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

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806 Admirals Quay Dr, Mechanicsburg

$1,995

806 Admirals Quay Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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139 N East St, Carlisle

$169,900

139 N East St, Carlisle, PA, 17013

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1072 Lancaster #16, Mechanicsburg

$152,500

1072 Lancaster #16, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

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120 N 27th St, Camp Hill

$315,000

120 N 27th St, Camp Hill, PA, 17011

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116 Kensington Pl, Mechanicsburg

$689,900

116 Kensington Pl, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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1093 W Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg

$285,000

1093 W Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

3 1 0
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309 Lincoln St, Enola

$155,000

309 Lincoln St, Enola, PA, 17025

3 1 0
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227 E Pomfret St, Carlisle

$309,900

227 E Pomfret St, Carlisle, PA, 17013

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871 Ashfield Drive, Carlisle

$569,990

871 Ashfield Drive, Carlisle, PA, 17015

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40 Springdale Way, Mechanicsburg

$899,900

40 Springdale Way, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050

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7 Center Dr, Camp Hill

$425,000

7 Center Dr, Camp Hill, PA, 17011

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1485 Brandt Ave, New Cumberland

$250,000

1485 Brandt Ave, New Cumberland, PA, 17070

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18 Sussex Rd, Camp Hill

$249,900

18 Sussex Rd, Camp Hill, PA, 17011

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3236 Parade St, Mechanicsburg

$2,550

3236 Parade St, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

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1644 Haralson Dr, Mechanicsburg

$2,495

1644 Haralson Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

3 2 1

Cumberland County Real Estate & Properties

Cumberland County real estate includes a mix of historic homes, new constructions, acreages, commercial properties, townhomes and duplexes. There are homes for sale to suit all budgets including lavish luxury homes, mid-range homes that are perfect for families, and modest dwellings at affordable prices. 

 

Discerning home buyers will find luxury homes for sale in Cumberland County that boast ample living areas, fine craftsmanship and state-of-the-art technology. These homes typically sit on large lots with manicured lawns and have outdoor living areas such as backyards, decks and patios. Many offer bucolic views of the countryside.

 

Custom-built homes may have unique features such as swimming pools, multi-car garages with guest suites above, and wrap-around decks. Inside you might find hardwood floors, fireplaces, gourmet kitchens with center islands, wine cellars and wet bars. Additional rooms can be repurposed into fitness rooms, home offices, billiards rooms, studios or workshops.

 

For those looking to downsize or live a low-maintenance lifestyle, there are many duplexes and townhouses for sale in Cumberland County. These homes often have multiple bedrooms, laundry rooms, garages, and open-plan spaces for family gatherings or entertaining. 

 

Cumberland County land for sale includes acreages that are perfect for farms or multi-family homes, commercial real estate that is zoned for development, and lots for sale in attractive neighborhoods.

Cumberland County Information

Cumberland County is located west of Philadelphia in the scenic Cumberland Valley in Southwest Pennsylvania. It is part of the Harrisburg-Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area.The county seat is the borough of Carlisle, which dates back to the early 1700s. 

 

Cumberland County is bordered by Blue Mountain to the north, the Susquehanna River to the east, the Blue Ridge Mountains to the south, and the historic borough of Shippensburg to the west. The Appalachian Trail runs through the center of the county.

Cumberland County History

Cumberland County dates back to the 1730s when Irish, Scottish, German and English immigrants began to settle in the area. They were attracted to the area for its fertile fields and abundant land that was perfect for farming. Shippensburg was the original county seat, but this changed to Carlisle in 1751.

 

The Carlisle Barracks were built in 1757 after Benjamin Franklin negotiated a treaty with several tribes in the area. It is now the second oldest military post in the United States. Other historic sites include the courthouse in Carlisle that was built in 1847, the grave of war hero Molly Pitcher, and the Big Spring Presbyterian Church.

Cumberland County: Highlights & Attractions

Cumberland County is known for its beautiful forests and farmland, interesting historical sites, and charming towns with attractive shops, restaurants, museums and art galleries. Whether you enjoy outdoor activities, delving into the past, or enjoying great food and drink after a day of shopping, Cumberland County has something for you.

 

The Appalachian Trail runs through the center of Cumberland County, offering 46 miles of beautiful trails through the countryside. This section of the trail is one of the flattest along the 2,189-mile journey, which makes it easy for hikers of all ages to explore its beauty. 

 

History buffs will love Shippensburg and Carlisle, as both have interesting sites and museums with exhibitions that span 250 years of settlement in the area. Visit the historical societies to learn about momentous events that took place over the centuries, then explore the historic buildings and monuments that still stand today.

 

Food is a big part of the culture in Cumberland County, as the area has long been an agricultural hotspot. You’ll find plenty of farmer’s markets, cideries, distilleries, restaurants and cafes throughout the county. There are also several farms that invite guests to explore the grounds, meet the animals, and buy fresh produce and artisan products.


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