Real Estate in the West Ward of Lansdale, PA
One of the most sought after residential areas of Lansdale Borough is its West Ward. The West Ward name is taken from the voting district, but is now meant to encompass the area bordered by Main St. on the north, Whites Rd. on the south, Valley Forge Rd. on the west and Broad St. on the east.
Lansdale is located about 25 miles north of center city Philadelphia, and is conveniently located on SEPTA's R5 commuter rail line. Lansdale's history stretches back over 150 years. That history is reflected in the residential housing stock of the West Ward and the rest of the borough. The West Ward is home to turn of the century brick row homes, twin homes from Victorian to pre-war and single homes, both simple and stately. There is even city loft living at the Turbo Lofts - luxury bi-level lofts in the former Turbo textile factory.
There is a home for every budget and family type. The diversity of the neighborhood is one of the many reasons people love to call this area home.
Historic row homes in the West Ward generally cost in the $150,000 to $200,000 range, and twin homes range from the $180's for a more modest twin to the $290's for twins that boast luxury living and over 1,800 square feet of space.
Modest West Ward singles have sold over the last year from the low $200's with some of the stately singles going for over $500,000.
The West Ward is also home to the recently expanded and remodeled York Avenue Elementary School - an historic gem located within walking distance of the families it serves.
Living in the West Ward means that you are within walking distance of the fine shops and restaurants on the borough's main street, as well as the peaceful Whites Road Park with its public pool and band shell that hosts free concerts all summer long.
The West Ward of Lansdale, Pennsylvania. It's where you want to live!