Murrysville

Expansive residential respite steeped in elegance

Welcome to Murrysville

Murrysville is a sprawling suburb nestled amongst picturesque views, rolling hills, and expansive green spaces. It boasts an abundance of natural beauty with acres of lush parks and scenic hikes and bike trails. Murrysville is a stone’s throw from downtown Pittsburgh but is home to an array of upscale shops, fine dining destinations, and amenities of its own. 


Known as the gateway to Westmoreland County, Murrysville offers convenient access to nearby cultural and historical attractions, nine-county and four state parks, and five active trail systems, as well as top-rated schools, colleges, and universities.


The homes in Murrysville boast a wide range of designs that will fit even the most discerning tastes. Many homes sit on spacious lots with immaculate lawns and spectacular views. Sizes range from starter homes to expansive single-family estates for those with growing families.

What to Love

  • Tight-knit, community feel
  • Lush parks and acres of scenic trails 
  • Family-friendly recreation and activities 

Local Lifestyle

Murrysville is a popular community among families with children—it’s perfect for those looking to put down roots and develop long-lasting social ties with neighboring families. The area also offers plenty of kid-oriented activities and amenities and is home to an excellent public school district. 


The community is also highly sought after by those seeking easy access to the city, yet want to live on spacious lots surrounded by nature, recreation facilities, and forested parks.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

In Murrysville, you’re never far from excellent restaurants and unique shopping. Ginny's Neighborhood Pizza Joint offers a unique and thoughtful mix of hand-tossed pizzas, homemade pasta, fresh salads, and hand-dipped ice cream in a hip and lively atmosphere. It’s situated directly on the Westmoreland Heritage Trail, with plenty of outdoor patio seating in a beautiful setting. Craft beer enthusiast? Helltown Brewing is sure to please even the most sophisticated palate, with beers ranging from light to dark. Spinola’s Bake Shop is a local favorite known for its cookies, pie, cakes, and more.


Find everything from your next piece of home decor to fresh cuisine at 380 Auction. This impressive warehouse boasts 30,000 square feet of retail space and offers a variety of merchandise, from furniture and toys to food and automotive supplies. The inventory changes daily, so you’re sure to discover something new!

Things to Do

There are plenty of ways to get outside and enjoy the natural beauty that abounds in Murrysville. This scenic slice of southwestern Pennsylvania is home to 1,000 acres of parkland and scenic trails for hiking and biking. Cycle or hike through history along the nine-mile Westmoreland Heritage Trail, which meanders from Saltsburg to Delmont. Duff Park is home to a wild plant sanctuary, as well as trails winding through hills, heavily wooded terrain, and wildflowers. The Funk Bikeway, which runs along Turtle Creek, is a scenic hike and bike trail that is relatively flat for about nearly two miles before turning uphill. Other park trails range from beginner’s walks to strenuous climbs. Forbes, Skullcap, and Pasture Rose Trails each reach Round Top Road, with Pasture Rose less than a mile west of Bessie Staymates Cabin and Barn. The Valley Hiking Trail winds through the wooded areas of Murrysville Community Park, which is also home to the Rotary Miracle Sports Complex, a dog park, and a wetlands area.


Avid golfers have several pristine and scenic courses to choose from. The Murrysville Golf Club features a fun and challenging course, while the Rolling Fields Golf Club boasts 18 holes that will challenge players of all skill levels. The Meadowink Golf Course features strategically placed bunkers, water hazards, and lush fairways. 


Murrysville plays host to an array of community-sponsored events throughout the year. The summer Concert in the Park series features children's activities, food, petting zoos, bands, car shows, and educational activities. The Blessing of the Bikes is a cherished annual tradition in which a short service is conducted to pray for the area’s bikers to have a safe riding season. It is among the largest ceremonies that take place throughout the region as the motorcycle-riding season begins, regularly drawing over 1,000 bikers. Each fall, over 25,000 visitors flock to the Delmont Apple ‘n Arts Festival to browse and shop handmade items from local crafters, as well as delicious food and fresh-pressed apple cider.

Schools

Murrysville is in close proximity to several highly acclaimed colleges and universities in Pittsburgh, including Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, and Chatham University. Murrysville public school students are served by Franklin Regional School District. Top educational opportunities include:


  • Sloan Elementary School, K-5
  • Franklin Regional Middle School, 6-8
  • Franklin Regional Senior High School, 9-12

 

 

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