The Spring market gets all the press, but there's actually a good bit of action in the local Fall real estate market, too. If you're trying to keep track of home prices and inventory in and around the Lower Merion School District, you'll want to follow Cindy Ridgway's write-ups of her weekly new listing tours. She sees homes each week in Narberth, Lower Merion, and the surrounding areas, and compiles notes on some of them that look interesting to her or her clients. You can follow this series here, or on her Facebook page.
First up on Cindy's tour was this 5186 sq ft, 5 bed/ 5.2 bath colonial in Bala, listed for $1.075M. The home sits on a half-acre lot, with a pool, just around the corner from the Bala Elementary and Middle Schools. The front door opens to a dramatic 3-story marble foyer. The newer kitchen has high-end appliances and granite counters, with an attached breakfast room. There's a separate bed and bath on the third floor loft, and a finished lower level with entertainment space and a gym. See the rest at: 30 Derwen Rd, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
Next, Cindy toured this 1700 sq ft, 4 bed/2 bath in the Penn Wynne section of Wynnewood, a neighborhood where kids can walk to a great elementary school. Listed for $450K, the home has a number of upgrades, including central AC, newer windows, an updated master bath, and upgraded kitchen appliances. The pretty and quiet backyard is green with trees and gardens. See more at: 1504 Cliff Rd, Wynnewood, PA 19096.
In Gladwyne, Cindy toured this 2631 sq ft, 3 bed/3.1 bath cottage-style home, listed for $999K. The 1.19 acre, well manicured lot sits on a quiet cul-de-sac just down the street from Gladwyne's quaint little downtown. There's a beautiful patio out back and an attached two-car garage. The kitchen has custom cabinetry, granite counters and center island, and high-end appliances. The master bedroom overlooks the gardens, and has his & her's closets and a big master bath. See for yourself at: 408 Youngsford Ln, Gladwyne, PA 19035.
Cindy's tour took her to Haverford, next, where she saw this grand Tudor in the neighborhood behind Merion Cricket Club. It's a 6 bed/6.2 bath, with 6637 sq ft of living space on four floors, sitting on almost an acre of land, with a list price of $2.1M. The formal dining room and wood-paneled study look like classic old Main Line, but the kitchen definitely looks modern. The impressive game room looks like a classic "man-cave" from an era before the term was even invented. See the rest at: 219 Grays Ln, Haverford, PA 19041.
Also in Haverford was this 2527 sq ft, 4 bed/2.1 bath red brick colonial. Listed for $585K, it sits on a quarter-acre in a cul-de-sac between the Haverford School and Merion Cricket Club. It has a garage and a finished lower level, an updated kitchen with newer appliances, and central AC. Go to Sunday's open house, or see more details at: 450 Booth Cir, Haverford, PA 19041.
Cindy toured one Bryn Mawr home this week, a 4415 sq ft, 4 bed/4.1 bath stone colonial, listed for $1.325M. It sits on a professionally landscaped, almost-half-acre lot, with a covered back patio and a detached two-car garage. The kitchen is full of features, like a huge professional stove and hood, soapstone counters and sink, solid walnut island, Sub-zero fridge, and Wolf double ovens, just to name a few. A big master bath has a big glass stall shower and a free standing English tub. See all the photos and details at: 614 Woodleave Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.
This Villanova home is a 5046 sq ft, 5 bed/4.1 bath, listed for $1.2M. The property sits on 1.44 acre of land, close to Conshohocken and the Philadelphia Country Club. It has a nice kitchen with granite and high-end appliances, and a first-floor master with a big, modern bathroom. The especially interesting features are the first floor billiards and media rooms, the curved alcove office, the backyard pond and waterfall, and the two 2-car garages, attached and detached. See more at: 1550 Mount Pleasant Ave, Villanova, PA 19085.
Just a few blocks from the heart of Wayne's popular downtown, Cindy toured a 5 bed/3.1 bath, that will soon be listed for $1.289M. If you want Cindy to keep you in the loop on this one, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.