Sage – Your Exclusive Buyer Agent for West Chester Real Estate
West Chester is the seat of Chester County, one of the fastest growing areas in the state and home to West Chester University, a state school. The town of West Chester is very desirable from a home buyers perspective, as it contains architecturally-appealing homes, many constructed of brick. The entire downtown district is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. The prominence of Greek Revival architecture along High Streets gave it its nickname “Athens of the West”. Sidewalks connect residential areas to the town center, the center of which is High Street. Restaurants, bars, and many galleries including the Chester County Historical Society are located here. The shops stay open late on First Fridays and there are many scheduled events for residents to enjoy.
The university’s presence is widely felt in the town. The night scene is geared to the college crowd. Many opportunities for music and theater are offered at the University’s Collage of Visual and Performing Arts. There is a cooperative effort between the University and West Chester School District providing music lessons and many opportunities for music camps. They are also very well known for their swim and diving lessons.
A client of Sage recently bought in West Chester and felt it was just the right mix of residential and town living. CNN agreed and rated it #11 in the country of best places to live. Anyone relocating to Philadelphia should consider West Chester.
Chester County recently added a new interactive resource for anyone researching the area. The new interactive resource provides information on Chester County, its 73 municipalities and 12 public school districts is now on the county’s website. Community Profiles is available free of charge and shows in colorful graphics, pie charts and bar graphs current information about the things that make the county a community – its people, housing, open space and development, transportation, economic development, government, and community facilities. The site is easy to understand and use, and a variety of information can be added to the maps and interactive menus. Searches can be made according to the whole county, municipalities or school districts. Data can be displayed in the form of tables, graphs or maps. Additional information can be obtained by sorting data categories. Selections in the additional features section show locations of facilities and services.