Wynnwood Homes for Sale

Wynnewood is an unincorporated area of greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is located just outside the Philadelphia city limits and borders both Lower Merion Township in Montgomery County Pennsylvania, and Haverford Township in Delaware County. Wynnewood offers one of the most diverse collections of real estate for all varying budgets and homebuyers in Philadelphia. If you’re considering a move to Wynnewood, I’d love to share more about this amazing community. Read below the real estate listings to learn more about this Philadelphia suburb.

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About Wynnewood

Wynnwood Homes for SaleWynnewood is one of the longest-standing suburbs of Philadelphia. It is a great place often settled into by those that are looking for a quieter and laid-back area compared to Philly which is not too far removed from the large city. Picture tree-lined streets and a diverse collection of homes and communities. The north side is well known for its stately large luxurious historic homes and Penn Wynn is known as one of the best tight-knit communities where neighbors hang out on their porches and talk with each other.

Location on the Main Line

Wynnewood is a mainline neighborhood of the greater Philadelphia area and probably the easiest to commute into Philadelphia. The main line is the area directly Northwest of the City of Philadelphia with some of the most interesting history in Pennsylvania known for its charming suburban atmosphere and best-rated school districts. But don’t let the word suburban fool you this is no far-removed backwoods area it is very closely located to Philadelphia and full of plenty of amenities and activities in itself. The main line is a collection of greater Philadelphia’s most desirable small towns and neighborhoods to live in.

Wynnewood and Main Line History

The community of Wynnewood was established around 1691 and named after Dr. Thomas Wynn who was the famous William Penn‘s physician. He is also known as the first Speaker of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Wynnewood is of course one of the most notable destinations on the Philadelphia main line.

The main line is called so for its location along the main line of the railroad running through the greater Philadelphia area. The entirety of the main line encompasses 17 different towns with stops along the railroad. These towns are located in Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester counties in Pennsylvania. This railroad was developed to keep Philadelphia on the map as permanent businessmen were creating areas of moving commerce in New York and in Maryland. The prominent and wealthy businessmen in Philadelphia sought to keep Philadelphia an important place in America with the building of the railroad. This railroad began as one of the biggest cargo lines in America and soon became a means for carrying commuters quickly from the suburbs to their jobs in Philadelphia. As such it became one of the most desirable areas to live in Pennsylvania.

Popular Places in Wynnewood

Wynnewood of course has a popular train station, and the busiest parts of the community are centered on the two shopping centers. The sledding hill at Penn Wynn Park is the place to be in the winter at the end of Manoa Road. There are plenty of great places to enjoy the outdoors at Penn Wynn Park all year including ball fields, playground, and tennis courts.

A hidden treasure of Wynnewood is the Wynnewood Valley Park Sensory Garden, an area focused on the sight impaired, but enjoyed by all. The volunteer efforts to keep the park going are one of the best ways to get immersed in the Penn Wynn area. Also at this park, you can find playgrounds, nature areas, picnic spots, and sports courts.

Wynnewood Schools

For the youngest members of the Winwood community attending public schools, all Schools are part of the lower Merion school district. Specific schools assigned to serve the Wynnewood community in the district include Marion Elementary, Penn Valley Elementary, Penn Wynne Elementary, Bala Cynwyd Middle School, and either Lower Merion High School or Harrington High School.

The headquarters of the Lower Merion School District is in Ardmore. This school district oversees some of Pennsylvania’s most highly ranked schools including Lower Merion High School ranked number five in the state. This school retains an A+ overall grade from the website niche.com which continuously studies and ranks public schools across the nation.

Living in Wynnewood

Wynnewood offers some of the most diverse neighborhood types and real estate types of Philadelphia’s main line areas. The Indian Creek neighborhood is perhaps the oldest located across Lancaster Avenue. Here, you will find those classic large historic colonials people expect to find along the main line. The Penn Wynn area not too far away is home to some of the most affordable real estate in the area. Ardmore Park which is located in Ardmore and parts of Wynnewood offers large homes centered around the actual Ardmore Park a popular outdoor spot. The most desirable area of Wynnewood is where the street names end in “x.” Streets like Knox, Grenox, and Sussex. Homes are rarely on the market here and are always in high demand.

Finding Your Ideal Wynnewood Home

I’d love to help you find a home you love in Wynnewood. If you are looking for a home anywhere in the greater Philadelphia area, I am happy to help you find the community and home that fits you best. Contact me at any time for more information on Wynnewood real estate or any Philadelphia real estate or properties.