About Greater Pittsburgh

Castle Shannon Real Estate

Castle Shannon, located just 6 miles from Pittsburgh, is a picturesque borough in Allegheny County. Gently rolling hills, mature trees, and historic properties contribute to the community's suburban scenery.

Though home to just over 8,000 residents, Castle Shannon features everything that home buyers desire in a community: public transportation, a library, youth sports programs, several parks, and a downtown business district. Castle Shannon's downtown area is undergoing revitalization, which includes development of an apartment building and parking deck near the light rail station.

Castle Shannon Homes & Condos For Sale By Price

Why Home Buyers Choose Castle Shannon

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Affordable Homes

It's often cheaper to buy a home in Pittsburgh's suburbs, and Castle Shannon is no exception. According to US Census data, the median home values for this borough are just over $110,000. 

Median Home Values: $112,000

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Convenience to Pittsburgh

Like many Pittsburgh suburbs, Castle Shannon is an ideal choice for home buyers who need to commute to Pittsburgh on a daily basis. Since this borough is just a few miles away from Downtown Pittsburgh, it takes roughly 20 minutes to drive from Castle Shannon to the heart of Pittsburgh. Public transportation, such as the light rail, is readily available in this community.

Major Highways: Saw Mill Run Blvd.

Public Transit: PAT light rail (Red & Blue Lines), Y45 Baldwin Manor Flyer

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Castle Shannon Accolades

  • #66 Most Diverse Suburbs in Pittsburgh Metro (Niche)
  • #87 Best for Your Buck School District in Pennsylvania (NerdWallet)

What's Nearby?

Castle Shannon has several restaurants and parks within town limits. But its prime location means you can visit major shopping centers, golf courses, and attractions just a few minutes away. Mt. Lebanon Golf Course lies in adjacent Mt. Lebanon, South Hills Village is minutes away near Bethel Park, and South Park is a 10-minute drive away in South Park Township.

Want to know even more about residential life in Castle Shannon? You don’t have to look far. As your Greater Pittsburgh real estate experts, we know the details about home values, market trends, and fun things to do in this area. Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

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Quick Facts

County: Allegheny County

Population (2015 est.): 8,235

Population Per Sq.Mi.: 5,207

Homeownership Rate: 58.8%

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Points of Interest

Shopping & Dining: South Hills Village, Caste Village

Recreation: Hamilton Park, Mt. Lebanon Golf Course, Riehl Park

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Local Schools

Public School District: Keystone Oaks School District

Public High Schools: Keystone Oaks High School

Private Schools: St. Anne Catholic School

Find Your New Home with CENTURY 21 Frontier

Whether you're relocating to Castle Shannon or moving to a new community, our agents at CENTURY 21 Frontier will help guide you through the process and help you easily transition to your new home. Contact us at 724.941.8680 to get started.