If you’re ready for suburban life and don’t need to be close to NYC, the Philadelphia suburb of Penn Wynne is a good place to consider because of its well-rated public schools and affordable real estate. It’s also the fifth-best place to live in the U.S., according to Niche.
Penn Wynne is a section of Wynnewood in Montgomery County, and has the fifth-best public elementary school in the area and overall well-rated schools with an A+ rating, according to Niche. For green space, there’s Penn Wynne Park, Wynnewood Valley Park, and Morris Park.
For shopping and dining, you can head to City Avenue Shopping Center, where you’ll find big-box stores like T.J. Maxx, Ross, and Aldi plus restaurants like Blue Bay, Shalom Pizzeria, Wingstop, and nearby Ferrante’s. It’s also just 20 minutes away from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City.
The real estate here is more affordable compared to NYC suburbs: The median sales price is $343,000, according to Redfin. Here, you’ll find older one- and two-story houses among newer, larger homes. Most houses currently on the market have basements, garages, large yards, and fireplaces.
So, if Penn Wynne sounds like a fit for you, here are five houses on the market including a three-bedroom Tudor and a three-bedroom Colonial.
This three bedroom, three bath is asking $459,900 after a $10,000 price cut in November. The house needs a little work and has hardwood and carpet floors, large windows, molding, a fireplace, a bar, sunroom with a hot tub, patio, and an attached two-car garage. Penn Wynne Elementary and Wynnewood Valley Park are nearby.
This three bedroom, two and a half bath is asking $524,900 and is contingent, which means the seller has accepted an offer but might accept a back-up offer. The Tudor has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, built-in bookshelves, a fireplace, stainless steel appliances, a laundry room, ceilings fans, a covered patio, and landscaped yard. Penn Wynne Library and Boston Style Pizza are nearby.
This three bedroom, one and a half bath is asking $549,000. The house features hardwood floors, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, central air conditioning, a covered flagstone porch, flagstone patio, an unfinished basement, and attached garage. South Ardmore Park and Wynnewood Valley Park are nearby.
This five bedroom, two and a half bath is asking $549,000. The house is on the market for the first time in over 60 years and has hardwood floors, sconces, stainless steel appliances, a wood-burning fireplace, an unfinished basement, and detached two-car garage. Located in the nearby community of Wynnewood, which is a six-minute drive to Penn Wynne, Whole Foods and Bed Bath & Beyond are nearby.
This three bedroom, three bath is asking $599,000. The Colonial has hardwood floors, curved doorways, chair railing, a gas fireplace, butler’s pantry, finished basement, new roof, solar panels, and two-car garage. Penn Wynne Park and Lankenau Medical Center are nearby.
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