Archive for the ‘Upper Providence’ Category

Last Week for The Delaware County Summer Festival in Rose Tree Park

August 12, 2013

Quick Reminder: This is the last week for the Delaware County Summer Festival in Rose Tree Park.

DSCN0236If you haven’t had the chance to visit this summer, your time is running out!

This is the last week to enjoy the Delaware County Summer Festival. Beginning with the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’  Chorus on Wednesday and continuing each night through Sunday with the Charlie Phillips Band tribute to Eric Clapton, these are the final nights to take in a show.

Rose Tree Park Summer SeriesAs always, the concerts are held in Rose Tree Park in the Rose Tree Park Amphitheater. Rose Tree Park is located at the intersection of Rose Tree Rd and Route 252. As always, the concerts are free and begin at 7:30 each night.

DSCN0241Take some time this week to enjoy the dwindling days of summer with a great outdoor evening concert performance.

David Henke
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc – Devon, PA/Wilmington, DE
Office: 610-225-7400/Direct: 610-618-0808


Rose Tree Estates Home Sale Market Report – Upper Providence Media PA

March 12, 2013

In Media PA, Rose Tree Estates continues to be a popular home choice with prices stabilizing below their peak.

Rose Tree Estates Media PAJust off State Rd south of the Media ByPass in Upper Providence Township, Rose Tree Estates is a conveniently located newer Toll Brothers built community. Per the tax records, construction began in 1993 and continued through 1998. The community today has just over 90 homes on approximatley 1/3 acre lots. Most properties are 4 bedroom Colonials with a few larger 5 bedroom properties. Square footage ranges from just under 3000 sqft to over 5000 sqft with most homes close to 4000 sqft.

This location affords immediate access to Route 1 / the Media Bypass, and is just one exit west of the Blue Route, I-476 and one exit east of Route 252. Downtown Media is just a few minutes away directly down State Rd. Rose Tree Estates PA HomesThese roads provide easy commutes throughout Delaware County and great connections to the Philadelphia Airport, West Chester, Wilmington DE, and downtown Philadelphia. SEPTA serves Media with bus, trolley service, and regional rail providing access throughout the county and into Philadelphia. You also have multiple eating and entertainment options both in Media and the surrounding areas.

From an average price below $500,000 in 2002, average Rose Tree Estates home prices rose to over $700,000 in 2004. From 2005 through 2007, the average home sale prices stabilized between $700,000 and $750,000 with 3 or 4 home sales per year. Individual prices ranged from $659,000 to a high of $799,000. In 2008/2009 average prices fell to $628,000 and $630,000 with 3 sales each year. Prices hit a low in 2010 with one sale for $455,000.

Rose Tree Estates Toll Brothers Media PAIn 2011, average prices bounced back with 3 sales averaging $656,000. In 2012, Rose Tree estate prices eased again with two sales averaging $556,000. In 2013 year to date there have been no sales in the community and there is currently only one property on the market with an asking price of $599,000 (4BR/3.5BA with just over 3,000 sqft)

With its ideal location, easy access, newer construction, and reasonable pricing, Rose Tree Estates should continue to be a popular home option for anyone looking for a home in the lower Delaware County, Upper Providence, or Media areas.

As always, if you have any questions or are looking to buy or sell in Rose Tree Estates, Media, or the surrounding areas, do not hesitate to contact me anytime. For immediate access to all the currently active listings in the area feel free to visit

David Henke
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc – Devon, PA/Wilmington, DE
Office: 610-225-7400/Direct: 610-618-0808

(All statistics per the TrendMLS System and believed accurate but not guaranteed)

Local Delaware & Chester County Communities in the News

October 7, 2011

Local Chester & Delaware County communities continue to rank well in local best places to live categories!

Swarthmore PA SEPTA Train StationThe Philadelphia Magazine has just released their “15 Most Family Friendly Philly Suburbs” and Delaware and Chester County both rank well. The magazine looked at the schools, populations, crime, and all the intangibles that can make a great community.

The locations highlighted in our immediate area include:
Wayne PA
Upper Providence PA
Swarthmore PA
East Marlborough PA

Be sure to read the entire article for their complete descriptions and be sure to take a look at all their local neighborhood information.

David Henke
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc – Devon,PA/Bear, DE
Office: 610-225-7400/Direct: 610-618-0808  

Happy Fourth of July!

July 4, 2011

Happy Fourth of July!

Take some time to relax, enjoy your friends and family, and get ready for the rest of the summer.

Also, just a quick reminder that the Summer Festival Concert Series at Rose Tree Park is now in full swing just off Route 1 on Route 252 in Upper Providence. Be sure to check out their calendar of events so you don’t miss these great shows.

David Henke
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc
Devon PA/Wilmington DE
Direct:610-618-0808 – Office:610-225-7400 

2010 Delaware County PA Summer Festival in Rosetree Park

June 8, 2010

The 2010 Delaware County PA Summer Festival is ready to begin its season on June 10.

June has arrived! – and along with longer evenings and warmer nights, the Delaware County Summer Festival gets under way this Friday, June 10th.  This year the Festival will run from June 10th to August 15th on most Wednesday through Sunday nights.  As usual, the concert schedule includes a wide range of performances from orchestras, to Billy Joel Tributes, to the sounds of Brazilian Jazz.

All the concerts begin at 7:30 and are held in the Rose Tree Park Amphitheater.  Rose Tree Park is located just off Route 252 north of its intersection with Route 1.  There is no charge for any of the concerts but be sure to bring your own blankets and chairs.  Concessions are available on site.

Thanks again to the Delaware County Council and this year’s sponsors for their generous support of this Delaware County Tradition.

David Henke
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc – Newtown Square,PA/Bear, DE
Office: 302-834-3431/Cell: 610-618-0808

Delaware County Summer Festival Now Underway

June 30, 2009

Well it’s here again.  Presented by the Delaware County Council, The Delaware County Summer Festival is well under way at the Rose Tree Amphitheater in Upper Providence Delaware County.

Blackthorn Plays Summer Festival June 28 Rose Tree Amphitheater

Blackthorn Plays the Rose Tree Summer Festival June 28 Rose Tree Amphitheater

Throughout the summer, beginning on June 10 and continuing till August 9, concerts are being held every Wednesday through Sunday (and also several Tuesdays) in the Rose Tree Park Amphitheater.  The concerts cover a wide range of styles and forms from 50 piece orchestras to musical puppet shows and Brazilian Jazz.

Crowds at Rose Tree Amphitheater Upper Providence PA

Crowds Enjoy the Rose Tree Amphitheater Concert Upper Providence PA

Most concerts begin at 7:30 PM and all are free.  Be sure to check the Complete 2009 Summer Festival for all the upcoming shows.

Check the schedule and be sure to enjoy some free concerts this summer!