If you’re considering a move to the Pittsburgh area but don’t want to be too close to the “hustle and bustle” of big city life, buying a house in Richland Township may just be the answer you’re looking for.
Richland Township is a semi-rural community located just 18 miles from Pittsburgh. Whether you’re a young family looking for a home with a top-notch school system or experienced home buyers in search of a quieter way of living, Richland Township offers you an educated workforce, a good school system with the Pine-Richland School District, beautiful, local scenery including the 80-acre Richland Community Park and easy access to major roadways, including State Routes 8 & 910 and PA Interstate 76 making an easy commute to Downtown Pittsburgh and Greater Pittsburgh International Airport.
The Pine-Richland School District offers Richland’s children an opportunity to receive a top-notch education. The district is committed to helping each student realize their individual strengths and gain a solid academic foundation that will prepare them for the future. The school district consists of:
Three elementary schools for children in kindergarten through third grade:
Richland Elementary School, 3811 Bakerstown Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044
Hance Elementary School, 5518 Molnar Drive, Gibsonia, PA 15044
Wexford Elementary School, 250 Brown Road, Wexford, PA 15090
An upper elementary school for fourth, fifth and sixth grades
Eden Hall Upper Elementary School, 3900 Bakerstown Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044
A middle school for seventh and eighth grades and
Pine Richland Middle School, 100 Logan Road Gibsonia, PA 15044
A high school for ninth through twelfth grades.
Pine Richland High School, 700 Warrendale Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044
Richland Township locals can find the best of all worlds for entertainment and recreation just outside of their backdoors or nearby. Outdoors lovers spend their weekends at the Richland Community Park hiking, playing volleyball and basketball or picnicking. Wine connoisseurs may enjoy a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon or Chardonnay at Gibsonia’s Narcisi Winery and kids of all ages love spending a Saturday afternoon at the Pittsburgh Zoo.
The Barrel Junction located at 5560 Community Center Drive, Gibsonia, PA, features a pub style menu, hand tossed pizzas, house-smoked meats, and a selection of 22 rotating drafts, 50 crafts bottles, local ciders, wine and signature cocktails.
Emiliano’s Mexican Restaurant and Bar, located at 5375 William Flynn Highway, Gibsonia, PA, is a family-owned and operated restaurant with a warm and friendly atmosphere-- perfect for the entire family. Emiliano’s specializes in authentic Mexican dishes without the expensive prices.
The Pines Tavern, 5018 Bakerstown Rd, Gibsonia, PA at 5018 Bakerstown Road, Gibsonia, PA is a local favorite featuring menu items like pan-seared jumbo sea scallops and grilled salmon.