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

$1,200,000
435 Bryn Mawr Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
6 bed | 3/2 bath | 4,321 sq
Courtesy of Keller Williams Philly
$995,000
34 Sandringham Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
5 bed | 5/3 bath | 5,217 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach - Narberth
OPEN HOUSE: Sep 17, 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
$981,500
25 Heckamore Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
4 bed | 3/1 bath | 3,394 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Bryn Mawr
Pending
$899,000
16 E Princeton Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
4 bed | 3/1 bath | 3,871 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach - Narberth
OPEN HOUSE: Sep 22, 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM
$874,900
385 Bala Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
5 bed | 3/1 bath | 3,200 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
 New Listing
$799,000
13 E Newfield Way
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
4 bed | 3/1 bath | 3,555 sq
Courtesy of United Real Estate

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Bala Cynwyd

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  • Average Days on Market Residential

    48 August 2019
    +15.7 % since
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    +15.7 % since August 2018
  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $167 August 2019
    -16.4 % since
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    -16.4 % since August 2018
  • Total Monthly Inventory August 2019

    57
    Total Units
    -8.1 % since
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    -8.1 % since August 2018
  • New Listings Residential

    10 August 2019
    -23.1 % since
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    -23.1 % since August 2018
  • Percent of Asking Price Residential

    99 % August 2019
    +3.0 % 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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