Top Reasons to Move to Marshall Township
When you’re looking for that perfect place to plant your roots, there are so many factors to consider. At Infinity Custom Homes, we believe that a beautiful home isn’t enough when it comes to your future — you deserve a hometown that checks off all the boxes on your list too.
How do scenic rural views and top-rated schools sound? Say hello to family-friendly Marshall Township, the one-of-a-kind suburb that is home to our Freeport Greene community! We can’t wait for you to experience the magic for yourself, so take a look at our top five reasons you’ll love living here:
1. Convenient Location. Located off of Rt. 19 and minutes from I-79, the PA Turnpike, and Rt. 228, Freeport Greene has easy access to shopping, restaurants and entertainment in neighboring towns, making it the ultimate location for easy living! Just 15.6 square miles in area, Marshall Township, Pennsylvania, is nestled in lovely Allegheny County and is surrounded by rolling hills. The township takes much pride in its rural atmosphere, yet it is situated a short 20-minute drive north of Pittsburgh’s business and cultural centers.
2. Quality of Life. According to Niche.com, Marshall Township is the #1 in Best Places to Raise a Family in the Pittsburgh Area! Garnering an A+ rating, Marshall Township received high scores for everything from its schools to its quality of life. We enjoy beautiful fall color, snow in the winter, and warm summers that are perfect for outdoor recreation. We enjoy a country lifestyle, and the township is considered very safe places to live and raise a family, while enjoying the local events like The Allegheny County Music Festival, seasonal attractions, winter sports.
3.Great Schools. According to greatschools.org, Marshal Township offers access to top-notch public schools as part of the North Allegheny School District. Six of the schools (both high schools, all three middle schools, and an elementary school) have received the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence award, and the senior high school offers Advanced Placement courses. In 2021, the North Allegheny School District was ranked one of the best school districts in Allegheny County. The Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU3) provides a wide variety of services, such as specialized education, hearing, speech, and visual disability services. And when it comes to higher education, there are dozens of options, from Allegheny County Community College to Penn State – Greater Allegheny.
4.Employment opportunities. When you’re planning your future, it’s important to be surrounded by a variety of high-quality employment options. Greater Pittsburgh is a hub for infrastructure and innovation, with thousands of businesses large and small. Public transportation to Pittsburgh is available from several locations including a newly constructed Port Authority Park’n Ride.
5.History & heritage. Marshall Township was founded in 1863. There are two Native American trails dating from colonial times that wind their way through the area. The Venango Trail cuts the northeast corner of the Township as that historic road follows its course from Pittsburgh to Venango (present-day Franklin, Venango County) Erie, and Presque Isle. The Kuskusky Path passes through the entire Township from south to north on its way to Kuskusky (present-day New Castle, Lawrence County) and cuts its way through the property where Marshall Elementary and Middle Schools are located.
For more information on our Freeport Greene community, contact us at 724-553-1008.