Cindy's tour started in a Bala neighborhood near Cynwyd Elementary and BC Middle School. This 3035 sq ft, 6 bed/2.1 bath Colonial is listed for $899,999. Kitchen updates include granite countertops, tile flooring with radiant heat, an 8-burner Wolf range with double oven, Sub-Zero fridge, pantry and a built-in desk. An updated hall bath on the second floor may be the best in the house. The third floor has plenty of space to be an au pair or in-law suite. See more at 406 Bryn Mawr Ave, Bala Cynwyd.
Next up was this 4188 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath Tudor, listed for $1.665M. 530 Manor Rd, Wynnewood. It sits on a .41 acre lot in a Wynnewood neighborhood just across Montgomery Ave from Narberth Borough's northern border. If you like the beautiful interior Tudor woodwork, this home has plenty of that, but includes some modern amenities as well. The newly-remodeled white kitchen has high-end appliances, quartzite countertops, and a number of other modern touches, like surround sound and a wine fridge. Everything on your wishlist for a master suite is already here, including plenty of walk-in closet space, big dressing area, and a great bath. See for yourself at: 530 Manor Rd, Wynnewood.
In a Penn Wynne neighborhood, right next to Penn Wynne Park, Cindy toured this 3566 sq ft, 4 bed/2.1 bath, listed for $785K. This stone and brick split level looks unspectacular from the outside, but the inside has been transformed with extensive renovations. The brand new, modern white kitchen has granite and stainless, and is open to the rest of the first floor. A finished lower level has a powder room, carpet and a fireplace, and separate storage and laundry but is otherwise a blank slate. See the details and photos at: 1215 Manoa Rd, Wynnewood.
Next on Cindy's tour was this 2977 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath, in Ardmore, listed for $785K. Out back is a cute yard and a detached two-car garage. The interior has some Craftsman style features and finishes, like built-ins, light fixtures, moldings, railings, and front staircase. Updates include restored windows, refinished floors, and updated master bath. The kitchen has a vintage look. See for yourself at: 190 Lakeside Rd, Ardmore.
In an Ardmore neighborhood by Chestnutwold Elementary, Cindy toured this 2242 sq ft, 5 bed/1.1 bath, listed for $624K. The home has a big Victorian-style wraparound porch, with white railings and columns. Vintage woodwork and other features abound in this 19th century house. The versatile third floor space, and the unfinished basement give the home flexibility to be adapted in a number of ways. Updates include a new heating and cooling system, and a new range. See more at: 2509 Bryn Mawr Ave, Ardmore.
Also in South Ardmore, but in a neighborhood closer to South Ardmore Park, Cindy saw this 1392 sq ft 3 bed/2 bath twin, listed for $275K. The first floor has built-ins, hardwood floors and a wood-burning brick fireplace. Updates include some newer renovations in the kitchen and a newer heater. The home has a pull-down storage attic, full, unfinished walk-out basement, and central AC. See the rest at: 623 Kenilworth Rd, Ardmore.
In a North Bryn Mawr neighborhood by Harriton Park and Bryn Mawr College, Cindy toured this 4482 sq ft, 5 bed/5.1 bath estate, listed for $1.575M. A gated brick wall fronts the manicured gardens with paver walkways. The grand entrance has a high ceilings and a dramatic, winding staircase. A modern, white kitchen connects to a tiled breakfast nook. The master suite is huge and has plenty of light from a wall of windows. Out back is a salt-water pool, and a two-car garage with a full suite upstairs, that includes a full bath, kitchenette, and central AC. See all the pics and details at: 412 Caversham Rd, Bryn Mawr.
Every week, Cindy tours new listings in and around the Lower Merion School District to keep up with the market trends and inventory for her clients. Demand for local homes remain strong, as seen by the several of them that are already under contract after just hitting the market in the past week or so. With the speed things are moving, prospective buyers are advised to enlist the help of an agent who is an expert on their target neighborhoods. Cindy's strong network in Lower Merion and Narberth has let her help several buyers move quickly this year, sometimes before, and sometimes immediately after a home is listed. If you don't have a local expert looking for you, you'll be a step behind the competition for the most sought-after homes and neighborhoods.
Cindy toured this big estate in Merion Station, but the property has since gone under contract. It's a 5430 sq ft, 4 bed/4.1 bath that was listed for a cool $1.5M. The almost-an-acre lot has plenty of lawn, a back patio with pergola, big driveway, and a huge garage. The impressive eat-in kitchen is large, with a big center island, granite countertops, and high-end stainless appliances. The finished walkout lower level is one of the home's highlights, with a beautiful bar, wine cellar, entertaining space, home gym, and full bath. See what you missed at: 626 Hazelhurst Ave, Merion Station.
The next one was a quiet listing when Cindy toured it last week, but it has since hit the market for $1.85M. This 6 bed/5.1 bath French Colonial has 7356 sq ft of living space on a 1.79 acre lot in a Penn Valley neighborhood, next to Welsh Valley Middle School. The outside is amazing, with a long tree lined drive that leads to a circular driveway and big garage, with a swimming pool and tennis court out back. The kitchen is huge, with granite and stainless, and two islands. A big first-floor office used to be the master, and comes complete with a full bath. The current master suite, on the second floor, has a massive walk-in closet and dressing area. See more at: 326 Rosemary Ln, Penn Valley.
Next up on Cindy's tour was this 2708 sq ft, 5 bed/3.1 bath ranch, listed for $825K. It sits on over half an acre in one of Wynnewood's Penn Wynne neighborhoods. Updates include a new kitchen, new roof, new garage addition, new windows, new hot water heater, new flooring, new baths, and a renovated lower level. The white, open kitchen has a large granite island and stainless appliances. A finished lower level has room for a playroom, entertaining space, and storage. See all the details and photos at: 267 Tomkenn Rd, Wynnewood.
Have a taste for new construction along with a healthy budget? The next home Cindy toured is this 5 bed/5.2 bath listed for $2.699M, in the sprawling neighborhoods behind Lower Merion High School. This brand new home sits on an acre and a half, with a three-car garage and pond views, at the end of a cul-de-sac. The interior has everything you'd expect at the price point, with a modern kitchen, and bedroom suites complete with luxurious bathrooms and feature-laden walk-in closets. See the photo gallery and all the details at: 425 N. Sydbury Ln, Wynnewood.
Cindy's new listing tour took her next to Bryn Mawr, where she saw this 2429 sq ft, 3 bed/2.1 bath Cape, listed for $650K. It has since gone under contract, but you can still take a peek at the photo gallery here: 809 Coopertown Rd, Bryn Mawr. The home has a nice kitchen, with two walk-in pantries, a big marble island, and high-end appliances. The Cape Cod style delvers that sought-after first floor bedroom suite, complete with marble surround gas fireplace, full walk-in closet and updated bath, with radiant heat and walk-in shower.
The fall market seems relatively healthy, as this next Havertown listing is already under contract as well. It's a 1533 sq ft, 3 bed/2 bath Cape in the Brookline neighborhood, that was listed for $364,900. The kitchen has updated appliances, and granite countertops. A partially finished lower level has a carpeted entertaining area, an office area, and a separate storage/laundry space with outside access. See what it looked like at: 426 Kathmere Rd, Havertown.
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Formerly a Philadelphia lawyer, Cindy is a realtor who specializes in real estate located in Narberth and Lower Merion Township.