Some of the most desirable Lancaster County PA homes for sale are the ones in Grandview Heights. A wonderful historic location combined with classic home styles make for a true destination neighborhood.
Grandview Heights consists of a fairly large network of streets in what is considered "old" Manheim Township, abutting Lancaster City in the northeast corner. The majority of the homes were built in the 1930s and 1940s, but homes continued to be built right up until the mid 1990s. The classic brick architecture can be found throughout the area, with both detached homes and townhomes interspersed.
Home styles in Grandview Heights varies widely, which adds to the charm of the neighborhood. There are Craftsman bungalows with wood and stucco exteriors, brick postwar GI-bill homes, Large colonial brick examples and and newer sided homes.
Some colonial homes are quite grand, a reminded that Grandview Heights was once the home of the city's professionals and upper middle class.
The streets in Grandview Heights can be wide avenues or narrow alleys, some of which are one-way. You have to know where you're going!
The homes are typically on smaller lots as was normal in the early part of the century, when we didn't need so much ground for our stuff...
Here are some examples of the now-gone architecture that typifies Grandview Heights:
Homes usually sell quickly in Grandview Heights, depending on condition. The floorplans are typically small, from 1,000 square feet to 1,700 square feet. The average home sales price for detached in the past year was $236,000. For semis and townhomes the average was $143,000. Currently there are 9 Grandview Heights homes for sale. I'd be happy to email them to you if you are interested.
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