Merchantville is a charming borough with homes dating from the 1800's to modern day new construction. Driving through the neighborhoods in Merchantville you will find tree lined streets, and many beautiful Victorian style homes. Merchantville is very centrally located providing easy access to the bridges to Philadelphia and the River Line to Trenton. The downtown area you can find a number of specialty shops and restaurants. If you are considering moving to Camden County, consider the homes for sale in Merchantville. The newest Merchantville real estate listings are featured below or you can search through all the Merchantville real estate listings.
Until 1851, Merchantville was mainly farmland. Because of rumors of a coming railroad, Merchantville began attracting more people and the area began to become a bit more organized. The town of Merchantville was first a part of Stockton Township, but then the citizens of Merchantville petitioned the state of New Jersey to become an incorporated Borough. Merchantville officially became incorporated May 18th, 1974.
Merchantville experienced another boom during the automobile age when studies for the Benjamin Franklin Bridge started in 1914. After World War I many plots of land were bought because people saw the attractiveness of the area. When the bridge finally did open in 1926, new homes began being built and Merchantville swelled almost to its current population. New roads and businesses also sprang up around this time as people from all walks of life considered Merchantville to be the perfect place to put down roots. Merchantville was considered to be beautiful and pure because the well-known Maple Avenue is on a ridge that is 80 feet high where people thought the air was the most clean and pure.
Then and now, the people of Merchantville are known to be very hospitable to people who come to stay and those that are just passing through. The town is well established, well governed, and everything you could possibly need is conveniently located nearby making Merchantville the ideal home of many, many people. Well-known local author Francis F. Eastlack said of Merchantville in 1889, "Here you have an already established town, healthy, pure air, well lighted, well governed with every convenience befitting s wide awake, prosperous town, and where the people are hospitable and will gladly welcome all who seriously think of locating with them." Remarkably, this statement still
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Property is located in the R-1 zone and is an ideal conversion to residential or other mixed-use as there is an apartment on the second floor. Apartment features dining r...
Listing courtesy of Vantage Real Estate Services. Contact: (856) 797-1919
OWNER & INVESTOR SPECIAL!! Huge Building with restaurant business assets and great apartments upstairs in the heart of Merchantville business district. Enter into the l...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty - Cherry Hill. Contact:
Priced to Sell, BEAUTIFULLY redone home, in the heart of Merchantville. Old world charm meets new world luxuries in this recently renovated 5 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home. ...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Atlantic Shore. Contact: (609) 484-9890
Unique flexible commercial property, perfect for business owners who dream of living where they work and/or a great investment opportunity waiting for an owner seeking to...
Listing courtesy of Burgos Realty Company. Contact: (973) 337-6475
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