A growing and prosperous township located at the edge of the Pine Barrens, the secluded Medford area has harmonized country charm with progress to earn its reputation as one of the most desirable residential areas in the Delaware Valley. An easy commute, good tax advantages, and an exceptional school district continue to attract Philadelphia executives who desire a casual and relaxed lifestyle. Abundant housing options include stately older homes and elegant new construction in a wide variety of architectural styles gracing meticulously landscaped neighborhoods. Shopping amenities include the quaint Main Street, as well as other small shopping districts and nearby regional malls. First-rate recreational facilities are nestled in or near the surrounding woods and lakes, including golfing, tennis, swimming and boating. This former cranberry-growing territory features lakes that were created by damming streams for cranberry bogs.