Spanning Philadelphia’s western suburbs along the former Pennsylvania Railroad’s Main Line, the community known as the Main Line is home to some of Pennsylvania’s most wealthy and upscale communities, like Villanova, Gladwyne, Merion, and Wayne. Loved for its beautiful landscape, award winning schools and easy train commute to Philadelphia, the Main Line is a favorite home for Philadephia commuters. Come explore the Main Line… and find your perfect place to call home.
Known for its gorgeous estate homes, top-notch schools, and downtown area along with its easy access to Philadelphia via rail, Bryn Mawr has a little bit of everything, including the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.
Much-loved by city dwellers for its more urban feel, Narberth has a small town feel with a wealth of amenities, including a walkable downtown with restaurants, a movie theater and a great neighborhood park.
It’s no surprise West Chester is blowing up with popularity—this charming and fun little town is highly walkable and has a great Uptown filled with fun shops, restaurants, and bars.
Commuter Rail Transit: SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line
Amtrak: Keystone Corridor
Airport: Philadelphia International
Major Roads: Schuylkill Expy
Population: (est) 160,000
Zip Codes: 19035
Mean Home Price: $169,000
With communities that range from almost-urban to downright-rural, the Main Line area has something to offer everyone. Beautiful and diverse homes, plenty of job opportunities, top-rated schools, and endless amenities… whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it on the Main Line.
From multi-million dollar estates to spacious single-family homes and from quaint and cozy carriage homes to luxurious townhomes and condos, the homes of the Main Line cover a diverse territory of sizes, styles, and prices. You’ll find neighborhoods tucked into lush woods, nestled along grassy suburban streets, or even within walking distance to shopping, dining, and fun Downtown areas.
Shopping. Dining. Movie theaters and performing arts theaters. Galleries and museums. Parks and trails. Bustling Downtowns bursting with nightlife and entertainment. Major hospitals and medical offices. Banks, service providers. Premier shopping malls (hello, King of Prussia Mall!). Whatever it is you want or need, you’ll find it in the Main Line area, no commute necessary.
A large number of the Main Line’s residents are commuters who work in Philadelphia and live in various communities throughout the Main Line area. But that’s not to say there aren’t major employers on the Main Line itself, like Schering Corporation, Main Line Hospitals, Vanguard Group, Siemens, Lockheed Martin, Comcast, Johnson & Johnson, and more.
The Main Line area is served by several public school districts, all of which rank among the best in the state. Included are Lower Merion School District (#4 Best in Pennsylvania), Radnor Township School District (#2), Tredyffrin-Easttown School District (#1), and Great Valley School District (#11). The Main Line is also home to several colleges and universities, including Rosemont College, Eastern University, and Villanova University.
Stephanie believes that a home is one of the most important and often the biggest investments you make. Whether you’re buying or selling a home on the Main Line, in Center City, or in Southern New Jersey, you can rely on Stephanie’s successful track record and proven expertise.