Homes for Sale in Bala Cynwyd, PA
About Bala Cynwyd
Bala Cynwyd, a spectacular enclave of Philadelphia’s Main Line, is nestled in the heart of Lower Merion Township. It directly borders Philadelphia, and has since Welsh Quakers settled the area in the 1680s.
The community’s sycamore-lined streets contain some of the region’s oldest stone mansions. The commercial district, on the National Register of Historic Places, straddles the bridge over what was once Columbia Railroad’s old Pennsylvania tracks. It’s now SEPTA’s Cynwyd line, running commuters seven days a week in and out of the city.
Homes for Sale in Bala Cynwyd
The average home price in Bala Cynwyd is between $500,000 and $600,000. From spacious, historic homes to cozy newer developments, you’ll find the perfect home for sale in Bala Cynwyd. Because it’s so convenient to Philadelphia and close to all the modern amenities you need, you’ll discover that it’s a wonderful place to call home.
Bala Cynwyd Schools
Children living in Bala Cynwyd attend schools within the Lower Merion School District. Cynwyd Elementary School, Bala Cynwyd Middle School and Lower Merion High School are zoned for area students. There are many private schools in and around the community as well.
Dining and Shopping in Bala Cynwyd
You can hardly turn around in the Main Line area without finding a fabulous cheesesteak, and Bala Cynwyd is no exception. Lee’s Hoagie House and Mama’s Pizzeria have a bit of an area rivalry; you’ll have to decide for yourself who serves the tastiest treats. The Couch Tomato and Honeygrow are known for their seasonal, fresh, and locally sourced goodness, and Laxmi’s Indian Grille joins a number of other area favorites for ethnic eateries.
Residents have the convenience of shopping centers and big-box stores just up the road, such as the Bala Cynwyd and Wynnewood Shopping Centers. Head up Lancaster Avenue and you’ll find everything you need. People who live in this cozy community also enjoy local treasures such as the Bala Cynwyd Farmer’s Market and nearby Suburban Square, as well.
Entertainment in Bala Cynwyd
Movie-lovers enjoy the United Artists 6 on Main Street, as well as IMAX screens in both Philly and King of Prussia. Milgram is one of a handful of smaller independent theaters in the neighborhood. Concerts, sports and nightlife in Philly are just a quick drive or a short train ride, courtesy of SEPTA.
Live entertainment options include the Sedgwick Theater and the Tower Theater, in addition to several area colleges’ performing arts productions. Golfers will find easy access to over a half-dozen local courses and driving ranges.
Parks and Recreation in Bala Cynwyd
Lower Merion Township’s Parks and Recreation Department serves Bala Cynwyd with a number of area amenities. Playgrounds, ball fields, nature trails and various programs are available throughout the year. The Main Line area is home to a number of nature preserves and historical parks as well.
Commute Times from Bala Cynwyd
With Philadelphia just across City Avenue, easy access to the Pennsylvania turnpike, and two SEPTA lines within easy reach, Bala Cynwyd residents have an easy time commuting to and from anywhere in the area.
From Bala Cynwyd to:
- Philadelphia (city center): 6.4 miles
- Upper Darby: 6.4 miles
- Melrose Park: 8 miles
- Conshohocken: 8.2 miles
- Plymouth Meeting: 11.8 miles
- Norristown: 13.5 miles
- King of Prussia: 13.6 miles
- Fort Washington: 18.5 miles
- West Chester: 29.7 miles
Are You Looking for Bala Cynwyd Homes for Sale?
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Data last updated: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017