Scenic hills just 20 minutes from Philadelphia.

  • Description

    A few minutes of driving through Penn Valley and it is easy to see how the area, part of Philadelphia’s Main Line suburbs in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, gained its name: Travel over hill and dale, crossing the Mill Creek, and you’ll find it hard to believe you’re just 20 minutes from the skyscrapers of Philadelphia. Residents love the Penn Valley area for its great natural beauty. While the area shares a ZIP code with adjacent Narberth and parts of Wynnewood, its residents are proud of their quiet, distinct community. Though it is unincorporated, it does have its own civic association, and the officers do a fine job of keeping the public informed about roadwork, utilities, civic-improvement efforts and activities taking place in the community. 

    As in other Main Line communities, there are charming historical, 18th-century homes scattered about Penn Valley. However, most of the housing stock was built during the 20th century, and there is an abundance of stone construction. These homes range from center-hall colonials to Tudor Revivals, Victorians and French Normandy styles. Some newer, small-scale communities built during the 1980s and 1990s offer a mix of contemporary and traditional homes — “cookie-cutter” development never really took hold here, which has helped to preserve Penn Valley’s viewscapes. For those seeking a more affordable housing option in Penn Valley, the Oak Hill Condominium complex consists of 449 units split among apartment-style homes and townhouses. 

    Penn Valley is part of Lower Merion School District, one of Pennsylvania’s top-ranked public districts. There are also many private schools within a short drive of the region, adding to the area’s desirability for those with school-age children.

    For more information about Penn Valley real estate, please contact our Main Line real estate office at 610.229.9011.

     

     

Location

Penn Valley, Montgomery County
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Penn Valley

Listings Available

1485 Mill Creek Rd
1/25
$3,488,000
1485 Mill Creek Rd
Gladwyne, PA 19035
6 bed | 5/1 bath | 4.64 acres
Exclusive
Coveted Penn Valley Home
1/25
$1,995,000
Coveted Penn Valley Home
Penn Valley, PA 19072
5 bed | 4/1 bath | 6,353 sq
Exclusive
Pending
Normandy Mansion
1/23
$1,599,000
Normandy Mansion
Penn Valley, PA 19072
6 bed | 5/2 bath | 7,574 sq
Exclusive
$2,695,000
50 Righters Mill Rd
Penn Valley, PA 19072
5 bed | 4/1 bath | 5,698 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Chestnut Hill
$2,450,000
201 E Old Gulph Rd
Wynnewood, PA 19096
5 bed | 4/2 bath | 5,658 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
$2,200,000
128 Fairview Rd
Penn Valley, PA 19072
5 bed | 4/2 bath | 6,113 sq
Courtesy of RE/MAX Professional Realty

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Penn Valley

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  • Average Days on Market Residential

    115 July 2017
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    +18.1 % since July 2016
  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $228 July 2017
    -3.9 % since
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    -3.9 % since July 2016
  • Total Monthly Inventory July 2017

    136
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    +61.9 % since
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    +61.9 % since July 2016
  • New Listings Residential

    15 July 2017
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  • Percent of Asking Price Residential

    98 % July 2017
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Local Information

Local Information

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Penn Valley School
Type: Public
Level: K-5
Friends Central Lower School
Type: Private
Level: K-4
Welsh Valley Middle School
Type: Public
Level: 6-8
Noreen Cook Center for Ece of Har Zion Temple
Type: Private
Level: N/a
St Margaret School
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Gladwyne School
Type: Public
Level: K-5
Merion Mercy Academy
Type: Private
Level: 9-12
Bala-Cynwyd Middle School
Type: Public
Level: 6-8
Waldron Mercy Academy
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
The Gladwyne Montessori School
Type: Private
Level: PK-8

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