Homes for Sale in Gladwyne, PA
Gladwyne, along the historic Philadelphia main line in Montgomery County, is a beautiful community of rolling hills, manicured gardens and historic buildings. Home to just over 4,000 residents, this Main Line suburb was ranked the 7th “richest ZIP code” in the country by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
Immaculate landscaping and well-manicured spaces are all over Gladwyne, which holds a healthy mixture of colonial homes, farms and newer houses, although it’s not divided into typical modern subdivisions.
Because Gladwyne is rich in history, having been settled by Welsh Quakers in 1682, it’s one of the oldest communities in the country. The Gladwyne Historic District has been part of the National Register of Historic Places for nearly four decades.
Homes for Sale in Gladwyne
The average detached home price in Gladwyne is about $1.2 million, but homes generally range between the $600s and upward of $5 million. Curb appeal abounds in this scenic community, as do spacious homes with ample square footage. However, there’s a good deal more in this historic town than sprawling estates. We have gorgeous townhomes here, as well, so there truly is something for everyone.
Children who live in Gladwyne can attend public schools within the Lower Merion School District. However, there are myriad private schools in the area, as well.
Gladwyne Elementary Schools
- Belmont Hills
Each of these two Gladwyne elementary schools feed children into Welsh Valley Middle School, and from there, children move on to Harriton Senior High.
Dining and Shopping in Gladwyne
From vegetarian chic to hearty upscale pub fare, Gladwyne boasts some of the tastiest meals in the Main Line area. Many locals enjoy fine dining at the historic Guard House Inn, the Gladwyne Lunch Box and El Limon. Because Philadelphia is just under 12 miles away, many Gladwyne residents head to the city for even more fantastic dining experiences.
There are a handful of home décor shops, bookstores and boutiques in Gladwyne. We’re also close to King of Prussia Mall and several high-end retail shops, and you’ll find plenty of supermarkets, convenience stores and pharmacies all over the area.
Entertainment in Gladwyne
There are a number of art galleries nearby, and Footlighters Theater and the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center offer live stage performances with local actors. Philadelphia nightlife is easily accessible via I-76 and by SEPTA rail.
The acclaimed Philadelphia Country Club could be just over the hill from your new Gladwyne home, and a half-dozen other golf courses are a short drive away. History buffs love to spend time in Merion Square, the heart of the Gladwyne Historic District.
Parks and Recreation in Gladwyne
Gladwyne is not incorporated, and therefore does not have its own parks and recreation department. The Lower Merion Parks and Recreation Department serves Gladwyne, where they manage:
- The Black Rock Road Site
- Flat Rock Park
- Gladwyne Park
- Henry Lane Park
- Kenealy Nature Park
- Margaret W. Braum Memorial Hill
- Merion Square Road Site
- Richie Ashburn Field
- Rolling Hill Park
- Simpson Island
- West Mill Creek Park
- Williamson Road Site
The Saunders Woods Preserve off Waverly Road, which is a Natural Lands Trust, offers hiking trails, seasonal horseback riding, and opportunities to enjoy local birds and wildlife in a natural setting.
Commute Times from Gladwyne
Gladwyne is about a 20-minute drive to Philadelphia, and because it’s tucked right along I-76, commuting anywhere is generally easy.
From Gladwyne to:
- West Conshohocken: 3.8 miles
- Haverford: 5.1 miles
- Bala Cynwyd: 5.4 miles
- Bridgeport: 7 miles
- Norristown: 8.1 miles
- King of Prussia: 10 miles
- Philadelphia: 11.9 miles
- Fort Washington: 14.8 miles
- Camden, New Jersey: 16.1 miles
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Data last updated: Sunday, June 25th, 2017