Newtown, PA Real Estate News

By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
This week Newtown Borough saw 8 Watson Mill settle for $434,250.  This 2 Bedroom 2.5 Bath townhome in the converted Frost Watson Lumber Mill in Newtown Station offered many upgrades including exposed preserved beams, exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen with granite counters, tumble stone backsplash, stainless steel appliances, a butlers pantry with custom cabinets, granite countertops, a wine fridge & more.  This home was originally listed at $475,000 and was on the market for 75 days. For more info. on what's happening in Newtown Station, or if you'd like an overall Newtown Borough Real Estate Market Update don't hesitate to ask that's what we're here for.  To see what Homes Are For Sale In Newtown Borough see below. Newtown Borough Homes For Sale
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
This week in Newtown Borough we saw quite a few things happen.  275 N. Elm in the Washington Village Neighborhood near Goodnoe School sold for $475,000.  It was only on the market for 6 days!  This home offered approximately 2,783 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a full basement,  2 car garage, pool & hot tub on about .34 acres.  6 Barclay Court is under agreement and was asking $749,000.  This approximately 3,675 sq. ft., 4 bedroom, 3 full & 2 half bath end unit townhome offered an attached 2 car garage, a gourmet kitchen overlooking a beautiful courtyard, & a finished basement.  This home was also only on the market for 6 days. Barcley Court has seen 2 homes list and go under agreement in the last month.  11 Barclay Ct. which was an interior unit, approximately 3,675 sq. ft. home offer...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
A unique opportunity in Newtown Borough came on the market this week.  A 51 year old Cape Cod style house on Penn St. that offers approximately 1,750 sq. ft. , 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, with a balcony off the master bedroom, a deck off the living room & an outdoor patio, on .21 acres is available for $389,000.  There is also a building lot on Elm Ave. that is .16 acres being offered for $149,900.  The owner would prefer to sell both of these as a package for $469,000. To view these listings and all of the Homes For Sale in Newtown Borough checkout the link below. Newtown Borough Homes For Sale We're here to answer all of your Newtown Borough Real Estate questions.  As a Newtown Borough resident for over 20 years, a former member of Newtown's Historic Association Review Board (HARB) and one...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
This week we saw 2 new homes come on the market in Newtown Borough.  The first on Lafayette St. is an approximately 1,400 sq. ft. ranch offering 3 bedrooms plus a den,  1 full bath,  and a partial walk out basement.  The has an updated kitchen, a front porch and back patio and sits on .21 acres.  Asking $349,900 The other property on Washington Ave. was on the market last year and originally was asking $850,000, but is now asking $659,900.  This 131 year old victorian is approximately 3,200 according to the seller.  In 2004 there was an addition put on which included a gourmet kitchen, and a new master bedroom with ensuite bath.  Newtown Borough Homes For Sale We're here to answer all of your Newtown Borough Real Estate questions.  As a Newtown Borough resident for over 20 years, a form...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
This week we saw a new home come on the market in the Newtown Station section of Newtown Borough. The home is located in the converted Frost Watson Lumber Mill that was originally built in 1872. The 3 year old 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath home is approximately 2,000 sq. ft. and offers many upgrades including granite countertops, exposed brick walls & preserved beams. It does not offer a basement, or a garage. See the link below for all of the homes currently for sale in Newtown Borough. Homes For Sale in Newtown Borough So far this month we have seen two homes go under agreement. 8 Watson Mill is Pending at $465,000 after being on the market for 75 days. We won’t know what it actually sells for until it settles on 5/26/2011. This Newtown Borough Home is located in the converted Frost Watson Lumb...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
This gorgeous 3 bedroom colonial in Newtown Gate only lasted a couple of days on the market and sold for 98.8% of the asking price.  Don't listen to all of the doom & gloom on TV...if the property is in good condition, staged & priced right it will sell.  If you are thinking about selling your home this year give us a call.  We will spend time advising you on what to do (or not to do) to get your home ready & staged.  We will provide you with an in depth  analysis of what your home can sell for and a marketing plan geared to your home & location.  The combination of pre-marketing preparation & focus advertising is a winning combination.  Don't make the move without us! The Cosack Team #215-860-4241 dale@thecosackteam.com www.newtowngaterealestate.com This 2,500 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 2.5 ba...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
David Callahan owner of the historic Newtown Hardware Store has started a bumper sticker campaign to bring awareness to the stores recent struggle during these tough economic times.  As the large developers and smaller contractors have slowed down they have been showing up less and less at the hardware store to grab their supplies, and they make up a large portion of the stores sales. Newtown Hardware Store The Newtown Hardware Store plays a special role in Newtown Borough.  Many small towns have great boutiques and restaraunts which is wonderful, but it's not what anchors a town.  Many of us remember the 5 & Dime, Hoover's, the pharmacy, The Community Center, and The Post Office.  Let's not make the hardware store just another memory.  Make sure before you run over to one of the large ...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
This week we saw one new home come on the real estate market in Newtown Borough. The single family, 4 bedroom, 2.5 baths, approximately 2,300 sq. ft. home offers hardwood floors in the living room, dining room, foyer and all of the bedrooms, an owner's suite with dressing area, walk in closet and en-suite bath,  a sun room, 2 car garage, full basement, & 2 zone heat all on nearly a half acre.  This home is in the Washington Village section of Newtown Borough  just around the corner from Goodnoe Elementary.   The link below will show you all of the Homes For Sale in Newtown Borough. We also saw the Pickering Sisters House on Washington Ave. lower it's price.  This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home was built in the 1860′s and has maintained it's historic character.  It offers 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths,...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
This week we saw two new homes come on the market in Newtown Borough.  One in the Barclay Court Community which is a luxurious townhome community built in the mid 1980′s and is located just off of State St. in the heart of Newtown Borough.  This neighborhood is comprised of 12  townhomes that range in size from approximately 2,400 sq. ft. - 3,800 sq. ft all offering garages.  The association fee is approximately $225 per month and covers common area maintenance, lawn maintenance & snow removal. The other home is a single family, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, approximately 2,400 sq. ft. and offers an in-ground pool, finished walk out basment, sun room, and 2 car garage on Frost Ln. not far from Pickering Manor.  Homes For Sale in Newtown Borough We're here to answer all of your Newtown Borough Re...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
‘All Shook Up' a musical inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley is opening tonight at The Newtown Theatre.  The musical is being presented by The Newtown Arts Company and will run from April 7th through April 13th.    The play will include lots of dancing and Elvis' hits such as "Jailhouse Rock," "Don't Be Cruel," & "Love Me tender."  Newtown's George Fisher will be playing the lead role of Chad the envelope pusher who ends up in a small town kept under strict control by the local mayor.  The show is Kid Friendly so bring everyone out to see the show. Newtown Theatre   Show Times For ‘All Shook Up' April 7th     7:30pm April 8th     8:00pm April 9th     8:00pm April 10th    3:00pm April 12th    7:30pm April 13th    7:30pm Tickets For ‘All Shook Up'    $18 - $23 and can be ...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
Posted on April 4, 2011 by Kim Cosack Starting next week on April 10th and running through the 14th is Restaurant Week In Newtown!  One of the great things about living in, or visiting Newtown is the phenomenal choices of where to eat.  During Restaurant Week you can get a three course prix fixe menu for $35 at these great restaurants.  The Temperance House The Brick Hotel Cafe con Leche The Black Horse Tavern Florentino's Piccalo Trattoria Palate Rouget The Saloon LaStalla Vecchia Osteria Dolce Carini If you eat at any participating Newtown restaurant 4 times during Restaurant Week your 5th dinner is free compliments of the Newtown Corporation.  Not a bad deal!  The profits will support the fireworks on The First Fourth celebration. Hope you enjoy!
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
Shady Brook is hosting the annual Christine McCaffrey Community Emergency Fund Carnival starting next Thursday April 14th through Sunday the 17th.  Don't let the name fool you this event is like any other carnival if not better, but the profits are used to help out members of our local community who are facing a crisis.  In the past, the Christine Emergency Fund has helped flood victims in Yardley Borough, families who homes were destroyed by fire, folks facing eviction after falling on hard times, people with physical catastrophies as well as helping mothers and children in abusive situations.  So this event is not to be missed as the rides are top knotch and range from kiddie rides to thrill rides.  There's great food all donated by McCaffrey's and you can support a great cause while ...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
Asking $160,000 for this updated condo in the heart of Newtown! Welcome to this wonderfully upgraded and well maintained first floor condo in the heart of Newtown Borough where you can walk to all of your favorite restaraunts on State St. The entry way offers ceramic tile floors that lead into the beautifully updated kitchen. The kitchen upgrades include newer cabinets, tiled backsplash, built in pantry, matching appliances, built in microwave, and a pass through to your dining room. The dining area with hardwood floors overlooks the living room with newer sliders to your private patio. The bathroom has also been upgraded in the last few years and offers a tiled surround & updated coutertop. There is ample closet space throughout the condo with a large storage closet near the entrance, ...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
Welcome to this freshly painted neutral and well cared for first floor condo in popular Newtown Grant. This condo offers newer neutral carpets, newer flooring in kitchen and foyer, updated baths, newer range, dishwasher, washer, dryer, water heater, doors and HVAC. There are two master suites with en-suite baths, a dining area with cutout and breakfast bar looking into the kitchen. No pets No smoking.  Asking $1,400 per month, tenant pays all utilities, landlord pays Assoc. Fee.       Homes for Sale in Society Place in Newtown Grant, Newtown, PA Homes Sold / House Values in Society Place in 2010 Society Place is the condiminium section of Newtown Grant, in Newtown Township and is best accessed off of North Dr.  There are approximately 400 condos consisting of 2 bedroom 1 bath and 2 bedr...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
In 2010, 9 Homes Sold in Wiltshire Walk in Newtown.  Currently, there is one Home For Sale in Wiltshire Walk. Wiltshire Walk is a neighborhood comprised of townhomes and single family homes built by Orleans in 2004 in Newtown Township on your way out of Newtown Borough going towards I95..  The community sits off of Washington Ave. across from Penns Trail just before hitting the Newtown Bypass on your way out of town.  Wiltshire Walk is still within walking distance to town and is near the Newtown Swim Club. Before Toll Brothers built Newtown Walk and Newtown Station Wiltshire Walk was the youngest community in Newtown.  The Wiltshire Walk community does have an association that costs approximately $100 per quarter for Common Area Maintenance.  Goodnoe Elementary, Newtown Middle School, ...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
In 2010, 9 Homes Sold in Kirkwood in Newtown.  Currently there are two Homes For Sale in Kirkwood. Kirkwood is a neighborhood consisting of single family & townhome residences built by Granor Price in the late 1980's off of Upper Silver Lake Rd. between Lower Dolington Rd. and the Newtown Bypass/ Newtown-Yardley Rd.  Kirkwood actually loops around an old farm house in Newtown.  There are 2 bedroom 2 and ½ bath townhomes with basements run by a condo association that costs approximately $155 per month and pays for Common Area Maintenance, Exterior Building Maintenance,  Snow Removal, Trash Removal & Tennis Courts.  The larger townhomes offer an attached garage and basement and are run by a homeowners association that costs approximately $455 annually and pays for Common Area Maintenance,...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
In 2010, 7 Homes Sold in Headley Trace in Newtown.  Currently, there are two Homes for Sale in Headley. Headley Trace is a neighborhood of townhomes built in the late 1970's and early 1980's by Gigliotti who also built Summit Square just on the other side of the Newtown Bypass in Langhorne.  The neighborhood is located off of Newtown Yardley Rd. just behind Raintree heading out of Newtown towards I95.  The townhomes are between 1600 -2000 sq. ft.  and the Headley Trace homeowners association costs approximately $150 per month and pays for Common Area Maintenance, Trash Removal, Swim Fee, Tennis Courts& Play Ground. Headley Trace Association.  Goodnoe Elementary, Newtown Middle School, & Council Rock North High Schools serve the Headley Trace community.  Map of Headley           To recei...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
In 2010, 6 Homes Sold in Liberty Square in Newtown Crossing.  Currently there is one Home for Sale in Liberty Square. Liberty Square is a neighborhood of condos and townhomes built in the mid 1980's inside Newtown Crossing located just off of Newtown Richboro Rd. across from Tyler State Park and the Newtown Junior High.  The condos, townhomes and rentals are all located on Leedom Way just off of W. Hanover St. & Mill Pond Dr.The 2 bedroom 1 1/2 bath townhomes are approximately between 1200 - 1450 square feet.  The condos at Liberty Square offer 1 bedroom with a den, or 2 bedrooms and either 1 or 2 baths. The Liberty Square condo association fee costs approximately $204 per month and pays for  Common Area Maintenance, Exterior Building Maintenance, Lawn Maintenance, Snow Removal, Swim Fe...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
In 2010, 9 Homes Sold in Brookside in Newtown, PA.  Currently, there are 3 Homes For Sale in Brookside. Brookside is a neighborhood comprised of single family homes and townhomes built in the mid to late 1980's just outside of Newtown Borough in Newtown Township.  It is located between State St. & Sycamore Ave. and bordered by the Newtown Bypass and the creek so for arguments sake it is in the heart of Newtown. The Brookside homeowner association charges approximately $105 per month which pays for Common Area Maintenance, Lawn Maintenance, Snow Removal, Trash Removal, Swim Fee, Tennis Court, Club House, & Play Ground. The townhomes vary in size from approximately 1200 sq. ft. 2 bedroom 1 1/2 bath homes to approximately 2,000 sq. ft. 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath homes some offering garages and b...
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By Dale Cosack, Newtopias: The Cosack Team
(BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors - Newtown)
In 2010, 3 Homes Sold in Raintree in Newtown, PA.  Currently, there is one Home For Sale in Raintree. Raintree is a community connected to Windermere in Newtown Township just outside of Newtown Borough on your way out of town heading towards Yardley and I95.  The neighborhood was built in the early 1980's by Gigliotti off of Lower Dolington Rd. and includes 2 bedroom 1 1/2 bath townhomes with approximately 1150 sq. ft. all the way up to 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath townhomes with approximately 1700 sq. ft.  Some homes offer garages and/ or basements.  The Raintree association fee is approximately $123 per month and includes Common Area Maintenance, Snow Removal, Trash Removal, Tennis Court, Play Ground, & Swim Fee.  Goodnoe Elementary, Newtown Middle School, & Council Rock North High School ser...
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