The summer doesn't have as many new listings as the spring, but there are always at least a few new ones to see. Cindy bounced back and forth a few times between home and the shore, but she still managed to see several homes that hit the market this July. Here are a few of them:
Cindy's tour started with a number of homes in Bala, including this pretty stone colonial in the College Park neighborhood. It's a 3272 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath, listed for $819K, after a $31K price reduction. Updates include new bathrooms, new HVAC, paint, windows, and a new 50-year roof. See all the details and more pictures here: 11 Overhill Rd, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
Also in Bala was this 2092 sq ft, 5 bed/3 bath, on a tree-lined street, in the neighborhood between the library and City Ave. The highlight outside is the great, wrap-around front porch. Inside, check out the large, renovated eat-in kitchen, and the renovated third floor with two bedrooms and a new full bath. It's listed for $574,900. See the rest at: 152 Upland Terrace, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
In the Bala neighborhood across Belmont Ave from the West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Cindy toured this 4 bed/3.1 bath split-level stone colonial. Listed for $619,900, this home has 2540 sq ft of living space on a third of an acre. A newly upgraded kitchen has marble countertops and a breakfast bar. The full bath on the main floor give the home first-floor living possibilities. See the whole photo gallery and all the details at: 108 David Rd, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
The largest of the Bala homes on Cindy's tour was right around the corner from the last one. It's a 5586 sq ft, 5 bed/4.2 bath stone colonial, with wonderful curb appeal, listed for $1.125M. The grounds outside are well-landscaped, with a private back yard and patio. The big, renovated, eat-in kitchen is bright and white. See more at: 124 Colwyn Ln, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
The first of two Merion Station homes on Cindy's tour was this 3822 sq ft, 6 bed/3.1 bath, listed for $750K. This center hall home sits on a quarter-acre lot in the neighborhood between the Merion train station and St. Charles Seminary. Upgrades include new electrical wiring and a freshly painted interior. See the rest at: 103 Merbrook Ln, Merion Station, PA 19066.
This next Merion Station home is in a great neighborhood close to General Wayne Park and the Bala schools. It's a 2482 sq ft, 4 bed/2.1 bath colonial, listed for $650K. The home has a number of upgrades, but the highlight is a bright, renovated modern kitchen, with Calcutta countertops, plenty of white cabinetry and a breakfast area. See more pictures and details at: 546 Winding Way, Merion Station, PA 19066.
Commuters - you can't get too much closer to the train station than this his 2396 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath in Wynnewood. It's in that cute neighborhood between Narberth and Suburban Square, and close to the new Whole Foods and the Wynnewood shopping center. There is a covered porch out front, and a nice covered deck and a garage out back on this quarter-acre lot. Listed for $839K, this home has a a newer kitchen with granite, and high end stainless appliances. See more at: 300 Hathaway Lane, Wynnewood, PA 19096.
Last, but not least, was this big 5 bed/3.2 bath on close to an acre, across the street from Ashbridge Park in North Bryn Mawr. Listed for $1.215M, it features amenities you'd expect at the price point, like beautiful new bathrooms and a gorgeous new white kitchen with white cabinets, granite counters and center island, and high-end stainless appliances. See for yourself at: 137 Airdale Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.
It's settlement season in the real estate business! Late June and early July is harvest time for many of the home sales from the Spring market, as buyers and sellers are often looking to handle their moves between school seasons. While the Spring market is technically over, there are still quite a few new listing hitting the market each week. Cindy toured many of them, and took notes on a dozen or so. Contact email@example.com with any questions.
,Cindy's tour started with the biggest new listing of the week, and probably one of the grander Main Line homes for sale this year. Those of you with a very flexible budget will want to schedule of showing of this 8 bed/9.4 bath mansion, listed for a cool $14.9M. The home sits on a 17 acre lot in Villanova on a private drive, next to the Academy of Notre Dame and across the street from the Overbrook Golf Club. It has everything you'd expect for a $15 million property and more. See for yourself at: 770 Godfrey Rd, Villanova, PA 19085.
Cindy saw a number of homes in Wynnewood in the past week or so, including this 4223 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath stone colonial, with a third of an acre on a quiet, tree-lined street. Updates include a renovated master bath and new third-floor windows. That third floor has two bedrooms and a full bath, so it may work as an au pair suite. See more at: 1337 Medford Rd, Wynnewood, PA 19096.
In Wynnewood's Shortridge neighborhood, Cindy toured this 1868 sq ft, 3 bed/2 bath colonial cape. Cindy Ridgway team member, Phoebe DuPont Harris, brought her clients there and went under contract this week. This home was listed in "as-is" condition for $520K. The sellers indicate that the formal dining room was once a first-floor master. Converting it back to would not only make it a 4-bedroom again, but also offers one-floor living possibilities. See the rest at: 424 Holly Ln, Wynnewood, PA 19096.
Still in Wynnewood, but across Haverford Road, on the Penn Wynne Elementary side, is this 1609 sq ft, 3 bed/1 bath brick colonial. Listed for $379K, it has a covered front porch, nice back yard with a shed, a driveway, and a one-car attached garage. Inside has hardwood floors throughout, a wood-burning fireplace, dining room and breakfast nook. See details and photos at: 526 Rock Glen Dr, Wynnewood, PA 19096.
In the Wynnewood neighborhood behind Penn Wynne Elementary is this 1640 sq ft, 3 bed/3 bath twin. There's a detached garage, facing the alley out back, that's currently used as a shed, a flat grass back yard and a composite deck. A newer kitchen with white cabinets has plenty of storage, and the finished basement adds some more living space. Upgrades included a renovated hall bath, and split level AC. See what else you get for the $389K list price, and more pics and details at: 262 Trent Rd, Wynnewood, Pa 19096.
Still in Wynnewood, but east on Haverford Ave a bit, and closer to Penn Wynne Park, is this 2044 sq ft, 3 bed/2.1 bath stone colonial, listed for $629K. The first floor features a kitchen with high-end stainless appliances, a separate pantry, and a sunny all-seasons room. The master suite has a renovated bath and a walk-in closet. Out back is a big, cottage-like two car garage. See more at: 1362 Overbrook Rd, Wynnewood, PA 19096.
Moving on to Penn Valley, Cindy toured this 3760 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath renovated home, listed for $1.295M. It sits on 2/3 of an acre, in the neighborhood next to Welsh Valley Middle School. It's not new construction, but so much has been renovated that it feels like it is. See the gorgeous new kitchen, big well-designed closets, and modern bathrooms. Look for yourself at: 1311 Flat Rock Rd, Penn valley, PA 19072.
Also in Penn Valley was this 6 bed/4.1 bath Pennsylvania stone farmhouse, listed for $1.275M. It has close to an acre of land, leaving plenty of room to set it far back from the road, with a circular driveway, a huge two-car garage, and a pool out back. Everything is nice in this house with smart storage and built-ins throughout. Even the lower level is gorgeous, with a fireplace, workout room, and a wine cellar. See for yourself at: 515 Conshohocken State Rd, Penn Valley, PA 19072.
The third in the trio of million-dollar Penn Valley homes was this 4 bed/5 bath stone cape. Listed for $1.015M, it has 4189 sq ft of living space on half an acre, near Penn Valley Elementary. The eat-in kitchen has high-end stainless appliances, and the master bedroom has a massive walk-in closet. The bedroom on the opposite side of the house from the master has a separate entrance, and could work as an au pair or in-law suite. See the rest at: 726 Bryn Mawr Ave, Penn Valley, PA 19072.
Next up on Cindy's tour was this 1662 sq ft, 4 bed/2 bath cape in Merion Station. Listed for $575K, this one sits on half an acre, with a nice shady back yard with grassy and wooded areas. With the first floor master, this home offers that one-floor living some buyers are looking for. See more at: 609 General Lafayette Rd, Merion Station, PA 19066.
In one of the "Near-berth sections of Merion Station, close to Narberth Borough and Shortridge Park, this home is listed for $479K. It's a 1564 sq ft, 3 bed/1.1 bath stone center hall colonial on an almost-1/4-acre lot in a great location for walking to Narberth's downtown or Merion Elementary. The back yard is wonderful, with a swing set, shed, covered patio, sitting area, and more. Inside, there's an updated kitchen and newer central AC. Check this one out at: 533 E. Wynnewood Ave, Merion Station, PA 19066.
You may have missed your chance at this Narberth Borough home, on Haverford Ave. The list price was $675K, for a 4 bed/2.1 bath, but it already went under agreement.
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Formerly a Philadelphia lawyer, Cindy is a realtor who specializes in real estate located in Narberth and Lower Merion Township.