From the Waterwheel Café Bakery and Bar to Zosia's European Spa, everyone who visits Milford, Pennsylvania, will find a unique shop, restaurant or service to enjoy. Milford is what Atlantic Magazine hailed as the "prettiest county seat in America." Think "wooded area" when you look for property here. In addition to houses for sale, many lots are available, should you want to build your dream home.
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Milford is situated on the Delaware River in the Poconos foothills. If your aim is to live in tune with nature, you can surely do that here, where an abundance of seasonal outdoor activities is available. With its woodlands, rivers, lakes and waterfalls, the scenery is breathtaking. Milford also has delightful dining and shopping options plus flea markets and farmers markets, music and film festivals to interest people of all ages. It has long been a favorite destination of vacationers from New York, New Jersey and other areas of Pennsylvania.
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The population is listed as 1,103, but then, Milford consists of only 0.5 square miles. As the Pike County seat, it maintains an important position in the state and people who live here are proud of their heritage. Visitors stroll through the rooms of the Columns Museum to learn about Milford's history, or take a look at the 1904 schoolhouse, which has been converted to offices and shops. If you are thinking of moving to this area, you might consider a wooded, 1.3-acre building lot for $12,000. Alternatively, you might consider a 3-bedroom, 1-bath home on a wooded lot listed for $130,000, or a new 4-bedroom, 3,350-square-foot residence on 1.3 acres for $315,000. If you can tear yourself away from the idyllic environment, New York City is only 70 miles away; you can be there in about an hour and a half. Chances are, though, you won't want to go to the big city that often. Residents in Milford, Pennsylvania, like to stay at home and enjoy the good life.