These Are the Main Line’s Most Desirable Communities by Zip Code

All across the Main Line, civic improvements are making our neighborhoods even better places to live. With new restaurants, arts and culture initiatives and more, it’s not hard to see why.

In a hot seller’s market, the sales are sizzling in these enticing Main Line-area communities, which boast amenities and attractions galore.

From top-notch school districts to luxury housing options to convenient commutes, these Main Line region zip codes are some of the best locations for families to reside in our area.

Downtown Narberth. Photo by Tessa Marie Images

19072: With the celebrated Lower Merion School District, rail access to Philadelphia and a downtown humming with shops, restaurants and entertainment, Narberth is a hot destination for young families. You can get a foot in the door with a two-bedroom condo in the $200,000 range. Expect to pay more than $1 million for an artfully updated Victorian house.

19003: It’s hip to be square in Ardmore— specifically, a home near Suburban Square, the retail epicenter of the community. Residents can stroll to restaurants, shops and a farmers market or hop the train to Philadelphia. Housing options include condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes, with prices from the $200,000s to $1 million plus.

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19083: Largely built in the first half of the 20th century, Penfield in Haverford Township offers abundant architectural charm, as well as a SEPTA station. Recent prices range from $470,000 (for a five-bedroom, three-bath Dutch colonial in need of updates) to $805,000 (for a newly renovated five-bedroom, five-bath stone Tudor-style home).

19087: Established in the 19th century as a rail commuter town, Wayne is an easy train ride to Philly, yet a world away. The heart of this walkable community offers retail, dining, a theater, a boutique hotel and a new downtown library. In addition to South Wayne’s vintage Victorians with inviting porches, the local market includes Wayne 427, a new pedestrian-friendly luxury condo complex with high-end finishes and million-dollar price tags.

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