Homes with Pools in Bala Cynwyd PA
Overview - Homes with Pools
On a hot summer day, who isn’t envious of the house with the inviting blue sparkling pool just waiting for you to jump in and cool off. According to most experts, the cost of installing a new pool is anywhere from $25,000 to $50,000 depending upon the size and fit-out. Instead of absorbing the cost and hassle of building a new pool, wise home buyers are choosing to buy a home with an existing pool. Often buyers can purchase these homes at prices comparable to houses without pools. In other words, buy a home and get the pool for free! Make sure the pool is well-maintained like the rest of your home and it should be an attractive amenity when you are ready to sell.
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What’s Bala Cynwyd Like?
Bala Cynwyd is a mixed residential community made up predominantly of single-family detached homes. It extends west of the Philadelphia city limits represented by City Line Avenue from Old Lancaster Road at 54th Street west to Meeting House Lane and then along Manayunk and Conshohocken State Roads north to Mary Watersford Road, then east along Belmont Avenue back to City Line. This community contains some of Lower Merion's oldest and finest stone mansions, built mainly from 1880 through the 1920s, as, well as split level tract houses built east of Manayunk Road just after World War II.
Bala Cynwyd has a vibrant commercial corridor along Bala Avenue with specialized retail stores such as children's clothing stores, women's dress and consignment shops, the Bala Theater and a number of small restaurants. The remainder of its commercial district extends south along Montgomery Avenue into Merion, with its popular delicatessens and restaurants. The Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center lies a half mile to the south of the village center, bordering Philadelphia on City Avenue. Its major outlets are Lord & Taylor, Acme Markets, Olive Garden, and LA Fitness; Saks Fifth Avenue is located a block to the East. Bala Cynwyd is the home of the Philadelphia region's major media outlets. In addition to channel 10, rival WPVI-TV is found directly across City Avenue. Bala Cynwyd has approximately 18 radio stations located in it's business district. In addition, 555 Presidential Boulevard is the corporate home of Entercom and the Susquehanna International Group.
The village is home to churches of many religions. The oldest of these is Saint John's Episcopal Church on Levering Mill Road, founded in 1863. Bala Cynwyd has also drawn a number of Modern Orthodox and Conservative Jews who live within walking distance of Lower Merion Synagogue and Congregation Adath Israel on Old Lancaster Road. The Neighborhood Club of Bala Cynwyd works to preserve the residential character of the neighborhood and promote civic welfare and community spirit. It sponsors an annual Independence Day celebration on July 4. The parade features neighborhood children riding decorated bicycles, marchers in costumes, clowns, floats, fire trucks, police, and public officials.
Bala Cynwyd is served by the award-winning, Lower Merion School District. Public school children attend the Cynwyd Elementary School on Levering Mill Road, Bala Cynwyd Middle School on North Bryn Mawr Avenue, and Lower Merion High School in Ardmore. Others schools in Bala Cynwyd include: the Solomon Schechter Hebrew Day School, Catholic Merion Mercy and Waldron Mercy Academies and the bilingual French International School. Find out everything that is going on in and around Bala Cynwyd.
With the housing recovery in full swing, now is an excellent time to buy a home in one of the most affluent areas in the United States. In addition, mortgage rates have been at or near historical lows for several years. An expected increase in the demand for housing means these rates could go up. It also makes good sense to invest in real estate in an “in demand” area with a limited supply of available land. Although homes are an investment, they also serve as the foundation of family life. Fun family recreation around the pool will provide activities and memories that will last a lifetime.
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