Fall has come, and too often in Philly we are left devoid of fall's beauty. Too few trees with too slight a breeze means we often yearn for more of those country colored leaves. The options are limited though; barring a move out to the suburbs or a jackpot hit that get you a rittenhouse apartment, there are few good ways to stay connected to Philly while being able to take a deep breath and enjoy the season's change. If this describes you, it may be time to rethink an area you've often heard and too often ignored; it's time you revisit Philly's North West.
Take a drive along Boathouse Row or through Fairmount Park into the rolling hills of some of Philly's most distinct and understated neighborhoods. Too often branded as a "diploma & diapers" area, Manayunk and East Falls offer a unique and familiar feel of suburban life while maintaining the neighborhood vibes that define Philly's city living. Additionally, these neighborhoods remain a stone's throw from the rest of the city, connected by the regional rail, main drives, and backroads to take you anywhere you need to get back to. What sets these neighborhoods apart in many minds is the distinct downtown areas and regional identity often reserved for areas outside Philly proper.
In a market where too often people bet on the "next best place", it might be worth taking a look at some spots that have proven time and time again that they're not just great investments, they're great homes, and great places to build a life. So next time you head down 76, consider instead taking a ride down Kelly Drive, and seeing what beauty waits just beyond the bend.
Author:Jac Carson Phone: 412-251-7260 Dated: September 24th 2019 Views: 2,278 About Jac: ...
Elyse’s business background combined with her passion for both Philly and real estate makes her a smart choice for your buying, selling, or investment needs. With a business degree and extensive experience in sustainable investment management and renewable energy, she is uniquely equipped to help both her clients and Philadelphia thrive.
Exploring is in her blood — she has lived, worked, and traveled all over the country, and every city she visited was a new world of opportunities, restaurants, and places to see. Elyse is no stranger to Philadelphia, however, as she grew up in South Jersey, and has lived in Collingswood, Manayunk and on the Main Line.
In January of 2016, she made one of her bes t decisions yet by buying her first home in the heart of a booming neighborhood, Fishtown. She has an appetite for knowing what’s going on in every nook of the city, and enjoys running with her dog along the numerous trails Philly has to offer.
Elyse believes that real estate is what she was meant to do, and is confident she will be helping her clients navigate the complexities of this ever changing market for years to come. She is excited to help people find their perfect fit, all the while making a great investment in their future and this growing city.