Central PA real estate

CATA Corner: Restaurants, galleries & more in Boalsburg

Just a short drive from Penn State's campus lies the quaint village of Boalsburg, known to many as the birthplace of Memorial Day. As you stroll through the town square you’ll be transported to another time, when the pace of life was slower and neighbors always took the time to say hello. Located a few miles south of State College, the village is easily accessible by car or bus.

The B/Boalsburg bus is an efficient way to make it from campus to this historic village, with lots of options for fun and entertainment along the way.

You can catch the B/Boalsburg bus at various stops downtown and on campus: along Curtin Road, Burrowes Road, East Beaver Avenue or University Drive. This route runs weekdays only, with buses running four to five times per day. Another option – albeit with less stops in and around Boalsburg –...

1125 Haymaker Road - State College, PA

1125 Haymaker Road - State College, PA

Delightful, light-filled two-story residence in desirable Centre Hills neighborhood. Here you’ll find a handsome eat-in kitchen with granite countertops and island breakfast bar open to a pleasant dining room. You’ll adore the family rooms wood-burning fireplace, built-ins and glass slider providing access to a lovely and sizeable outdoor patio—perfect for warm-weather relaxation and entertaining. The main floor also offers an inviting, spacious living room and convenient half bath. A master suite with private full bath and three additional bedrooms with shared full bath completes the upper level. There’s more room for everyone in the finished family room below w/full bath. Easy, quick commute to campus/downtown. Schedule your showing today! Call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's for sale or email ...

Local Housing Trends: All About Bellefonte

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, population 6,281, is situated 10 miles from State College and Penn State University, and is sometimes called “Central Pennsylvania’s Victorian Secret.” This charming borough, also the county seat, was settled in 1795 and is named after the natural spring found there.

The borough has been historically important in Pennsylvania and American history, serving as the hometown of five state governors and two other governors. It was the second town in the country to have its streets lighted with electricity (after New York City), and in its heyday, saw famous visitors like Thomas Edison and Amelia Earhart.

History lovers will fancy the older homes found in the borough, and those looking for more contemporary housing will surely find something...

371 E. Howard Street - Bellefonte, PA

371 E. Howard Street - Bellefonte, PA

OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, February 16th, 1:00-3:00 PM | Beautifully maintained and partially remodeled charming borough home near schools and downtown. Step inside the lovely foyer and be greeted by the open living room/dining room. A remodeled and well appointed kitchen shines with new stainless steel appliances, new paint and countertops. The entire first floor including the newly remodeled 1/2 bath boasts new luxury plank vinyl flooring. Every room in the house has been freshly painted! Upstairs you will find a remodeled full bath and 4 bedrooms. Newer replacement windows and a new metal roof add comfort and savings on your heat bill. Step onto the huge covered back porch perfect for lounging under 2 ceiling fams and discover a new paver patio and firepit in the big backyard. This house is a sweetheart ... schedule your showing today!...

1185 N. Foxpointe Drive - State College, PA

1185 N. Foxpointe Drive - State College, PA

OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, Feb. 16th, 12:00 - 3:00 PM | Nestled within the highly desirable Saybrook neighborhood, biking distance to Penn State, schools, downtown, shopping, restaurants & theatres, featuring bike paths, sidewalks & its very own park, this immaculate 4 bedroom home whispers welcome home as you enter the lovely sundrenched 2 story foyer with gleaming oak hardwood floors and winding oak staircase. Settle in to read by the living room fireplace in the winter, share in meal preparation in the open kitchen with beautiful granite countertops and ceramic backsplash, entertain in the separate dining room, or slip away to your private office/den area. In Spring & Summer enjoy the great .46-acre lot complete with garden plot for growing fresh vegetables to grill on the sizable deck. Put your own finishing touches...

137 Skyharbor Drive - Port Matilda, PA

137 Skyharbor Drive - Port Matilda, PA

OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, February 16, 12:00-1:30 PM | Gorgeous Dehass built home on over an acre in State College Area School District. Open eat in kitchen to family room which is light and bright! Formal living room and dining room, hardwood floors throughout the 1st floor. Split staircase, open foyer/cat walk. Spacious open second floor with master suite with tray ceiling (double vanity, walk in closet, soaking tub and separate shower in master bath) 3 other large bedrooms and full bath. Finished lower level includes office, rec room w/wet bar and kitchenette, full bath and bonus room.Walking distance to the newly updated Autumn Meadow park. Schedule your showing today! Call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's for sale or email [email protected].

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Improving Your Home: A Bathroom Refresh

While your bathroom may not be the highlight of your home, it will most likely receive its fair share of visitors! For that reason alone, it’s worth a little special attention to its design and décor. Also consider that bathroom upgrades can provide a great return on investment.

Fortunately, most bathrooms are small spaces and don’t require a lot of time, money or effort to transform them for the better. Even if you’re not looking for a complete bathroom makeover, consider just one or two of these ideas to take your water closet to the next level. Many of these projects can be completed in just a single day!

  1. Give your vanity a makeover. If your vanity has good bones, there’s no need to scrap – a simple facelift will do! There are many ideas online, but a simple paint of coat and new hardward can work wonders. A vintage or distressed look could be the way to go – it’s very popular these days, and many tutorials are available!...

2250 W. Whitehall Road - State College, PA

2250 W. Whitehall Road - State College, PA

OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, Feb. 9th from 1 PM to 3 PM | Step in and be welcomed by this beautiful remodeled home. Enjoy the natural light in the living room or sit fireside in the large family room. The kitchen boasts new appliances, task lighting under cabinets, all new soft close cabinetry, Aspen white granite countertops, and a sleek subway tile backsplash. Ample space for all your cooking and entertaining needs with outdoor access to the oversized deck at your fingertips and a formal dining room through original French doors just steps away. Large Mudroom off the garage complete with a trendy doggy wash shower ensuring your fur babies stay clean and tidy too. Upstairs features 3 bedrooms plus the spacious owner’s suite. Enjoy the luxurious master baths spa like feel with the perfect soaking tub and fully tiled shower. All this...

164 Meadow Lane - Bellefonte, PA

164 Meadow Lane - Bellefonte, PA

Wonderful two story home in Walker Meadows features a large spacious eat in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, sliding glass door to a lovely deck and additional custom cabinetry for additional kitchen storage and two practical work stations-desks. Upstairs offers a private master bed and bath with two additional bedrooms and a full bath. New laminate flooring throughout the first floor, lots of natural light, Lower level has an impressive rec room, is wired for sound, offers additional storage and is roughed in for a full bath. $1,000 Paint credit for new buyers to choose their custom color selection. Covered front porch, flat .35 acre lot with shed, two car garage, newer HVAC system and move in ready! Schedule your showing today! Call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's for sale or email [email protected].

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564 Brittany Drive - State College, PA

564 Brittany Drive - State College, PA

OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, February 9th, 12:00-2:00 PM | Freshly painted and ready to move in, this large two story in the desirable Park Forest Village is just waiting for someone to call it home. With 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a half bath, and a fully finished basement including a large walk out Rec Room, this home has all the room you want and need. Enjoy the easy clean up of the hardwood and tile floors on the main level and the lovely sunroom and deck next to the kitchen. Don't miss this opportunity to own a great home in Park Forest! Schedule your showing today! Call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's for sale or email [email protected].

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