Welcome to Carmella! This charming community is a 55 neighborhood with 190 upscale homes in Mechanicsburg, Silver Spring Township, PA. Nestled into Cumberland Valley's countryside, the community provides a tranquil environment that features open vistas, mature trees, abundant common areas, and wide, well-lit streets. Carmella offers maintenance-free living for a very reasonable association fee. The neighborhood also has easy access to major highways and shopping venues. Residents have use of a community center and on-site walking trails.
The private community center boasts a fitness center, library, and pool. Residents use the conference room for more formal events, the multi-purpose room for informal get-togethers, and the kitchen and bar area for entertaining.
Residents of Carmella enjoy stylish maintenance-free living that leaves a lot of time to enjoy the on-site amenities. Plenty of shopping and dining opportunities are located nearby including Crossroads, a collection of locally owned businesses in the neighboring community of Walden. Carmella homeowners are active in a variety of social and special interest groups. Some popular events include a doggie parade, cookie exchange, exercise classes, as well as planned games and activities.
Residents also enjoy easy access to major highways like Routes 11 and 15 as well as Interstates 76, 81, and 83. The Carlisle Pike is a major thoroughfare with access to shopping, dining, and daily conveniences. There are health and medical services are within a three-mile radius and Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital, UPMC Pinnacle West Shore Hospital, and the Camp Hill VA Community Clinic are within a 10 mile radius.
Residents are also close to historical sites, state parks, 13 golf courses, two disc golf courses, and other recreation opportunities. Carmella is within 20 miles of Harrisburg International Airport. The larger cities of Harrisburg, Hershey, York, Lancaster, and Elizabethtown are within a 40-mile radius. With seven colleges and universities in the area, Carmella is the perfect community for active adults in Cumberland County, PA.