Welcome to Doylestown
Charming and cheerful community with an ideal location and family-friendly atmosphere.
An idyllic suburban paradise, the beautiful Doylestown offers homeowners all the beauty and serenity of small-town life while just a short commute from both historic Philidelphia and the booming and bustling city of New York. The original seat of Bucks County, Doylestown saw tremendous growth during the Industrial Revolution. Having seen such tremendous development over time, the town has a strong connection to the past. Many residents moved into the area to take advantage of the beautiful historic homes and lively town center.
The town was officially founded in 1745 and has been a vibrant and thriving community ever since, absorbing the influence of every era over time. Along the winding streets, residents will find a plethora of architectural styles, including colonial, Federal-style townhouses, mid-century modern ranches, and classic bungalows, ensuring the perfect home for every family.
What to Love
- A beautiful and historic community
- Peaceful and family-friendly atmosphere
- The vibrant and thriving town center
Doylestown is a quiet and peaceful community with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere that makes the town especially attractive for families with young children. The town center is vibrant and lively, with various events and festivities taking place throughout the year. Many residents enjoy taking part in various local organizations and projects, working hard to maintain the strong sense of community for which the area is so well known.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Doylestown dining scene is certainly one of the best around, with a variety of highly-rated restaurants and exceptional eateries around every corner. 86 West
is definitely one of the most popular places in town. Offering a chic and trendy environment and an elevated pub fare menu that includes alambre tacos, wagyu beef burgers, and an array of exceptional sushi rolls, this is definitely the go-to weekend spot.
Another popular stop is the Penn Taproom
. This classic bar scene serves an array of on-tap beers as well as handcrafted cocktails, and their perfectly paired food menu includes everything from a slow-roast prime-rib sandwich to classic fish and chips.
When Doylestown residents feel like a bit of Italian, they’ll certainly head over to Paganini Ristorante
. This world-class Italian restaurant has been serving the highest quality Italian cuisine for over 30 years, and residents just can’t get enough of their delicious dishes like spaghetti ala puttanesca, veal in lemon and cream sauce, and swordfish served with capers and tomato.
is another widely beloved local Italian restaurant. Serving classic, home-style Italian food, their menu includes classics like oven-roasted polenta cake, linguini fra diavolo, and grilled Mediterranean sea bass.
Things to Do
While Doylestown might be a picture-perfect small-town experience, that doesn’t mean they’re short on things to do. Doylestown is filled with exciting entertainment venues, recreational activities, and annual events, ensuring a great time is had throughout the year. The Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle
are beautiful and unique places to spend a day out with the family. Dedicated to preserving the history collected by the esteemed Henry Mercer, visiting this museum is like stepping back in time to the industrial period.
The Doylestown Farmers Market
also plays an important role in the community. Allowing guests to purchase the freshest produce, artisanal goods, and delicious snacks from some of the best vendors in the area, this market is the place to be from mid-April through the end of November.
The Doylestown Arts Festival
is one of the many highly-anticipated annual events in the area. Showcasing the area’s creativity, everything from photography, glass-blowing, pottery, printmaking, and more can be found at this unique and beloved festival.
Doylestown is part of the Central Bucks School District
, which contains many highly-rated and high-achieving public schools. There are also a number of well-known private schools in the area, including Our Lady of Mount Carmel
, a national Blue-Ribbon School of Excellence.