Bala Cynwyd - Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
  • Area Highlights
    • Beautiful residential districts
    • Solid employment base
    • Access to the Wissahickon Trail
    • Pedestrian bridge into Manayunk
    • Close to Philadelphia
    • Public parks and sports facilities
    • Quiet residential space yet close to city
  • Description

    Once two separate towns, “Bala’ and ‘Cynwyd” have evolved into one distinct community. Settled by Welsh Quakers with a grant from William Penn, the area is located in Lower Merion township and is northwest of Philadelphia.
    Bala Cynwyd is part of the Main Line and enjoys the benefits of two train stations. Residents enjoy 30 minute train rides into Center City, Philadelphia. They can also relax in Cynwyd Station Park while they wait for their train.

    Bala Cynwyd is made up of spacious, tree lined residential districts. Common are large, standalone stone homes that date back before 1920. There are stone mansions over 100 years old that have aged gracefully and are as relevant as their contemporaries. This is in contrast to the majority of Philadelphia county homes which are, statistically, rowhomes. There are new construction homes available including modern condominiums. Roughly a quarter of the region is made up of picturesque Westminster and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries. These green spaces are manicured and have interesting topography.

    The Cynwyd Heritage trail is a favorite place for residents to get some exercise, relax and take in nature.In the spirit of renewal, the iconic Manayunk bridge has been converted from a railroad to a walking and biking bridge. It is accessible from the Cynwyd Heritage trail. The bridge connects Bala Cynwyd and Manayunk, Philadelphia. It crosses over the Schuylkill River and Manayunk Canal for an interesting view of Manayunk and the Schuylkill River.

    The community is bordered by City Avenue on its southeast border. This bustling district is the modern commercial center of Bala Cynwyd. Modern shopping centers, several broadcasting companies, high-end retailers, restaurants, gyms and health care centers make Bala Cynwyd their headquarters. The appeal of being employed in Bala Cynwyd is twofold: city-grade jobs and accessibility.

Location

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County
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Bala Cynwyd

Listings Available

Pending
$1,100,000
435 Bryn Mawr Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
6 bed | 3/2 bath | 4,321 sq
Courtesy of Keller Williams Philly
OPEN HOUSE: Jan 19, 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
$999,000
418 Bryn Mawr Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
5 bed | 4/1 bath | 3,690 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
$950,000
34 Sandringham Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
5 bed | 5/3 bath | 6,465 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Pending
$949,000
115 Tall Trees Dr
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
5 bed | 3/1 bath | 8,043 sq
Courtesy of Compass RE
$899,999
406 Bryn Mawr Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
6 bed | 2/1 bath | 3,035 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach - Narberth
$800,000
15 Colwyn Ln
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
5 bed | 3/2 bath | 3,838 sq
Courtesy of Compass RE

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Bala Cynwyd

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  • Average Days on Market Residential

    77 December 2019
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    +15.2 % since December 2018
  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $191 December 2019
    -0.9 % since
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    -0.9 % since December 2018
  • Total Monthly Inventory December 2019

    54
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    +3.8 % since
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    +3.8 % since December 2018
  • New Listings Residential

    4 December 2019
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  • Percent of Asking Price Residential

    106 % December 2019
    +9.5 % since
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Local Information

Local Information

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Main Line Academy
Type: Private
Level: N/a
Cynwyd School
Type: Public
Level: K-5
Bala-Cynwyd Middle School
Type: Public
Level: 6-8
French International School Of Philadelphia
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Kohelet Yeshiva High School
Type: Private
Level: 9-12
Temple Adath Israel Day School
Type: Private
Level: PK-1
Merion Mercy Academy
Type: Private
Level: 9-12
Belmont Hills El School
Type: Public
Level: K-5
Waldron Mercy Academy
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Episcopal Academy
Type: Private
Level: PK-12

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