Centre County real estate

244 Archers Glen Circle - Bellefonte, PA

244 Archers Glen Circle - Bellefonte, PA

Situated on a level 1/2 acre lot, in Deerhaven, with big views, this spacious 3 bed/2 ba modern ranch offers 1st floor living as well as a full basement with rough in for a bath and access out. The tiled entry opens to the vaulted great room with gas fireplace. The kitchen is outfitted with cherry cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Both baths provide comfort height vanities. The 12'x16' deck steps down to the Evergreen lined yard with attractive 12'x16' shed and a raised garden. Also included is the transferable S&A warranty for structure and 14-month Home Warranty Inc. warranty for all mechanicals,as well as custom up/down blinds. 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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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...

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...

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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Weekend Getaways: Harrisburg & beyond

Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania, sits on the Susquehanna River about a 1.5-hour drive from State College and Penn State University.

This small city (pop. 49,528 city/574,659 metro) is the perfect weekend getaway, offering a variety of nightlife, cultural attractions and more, ideal for couples or the whole family.

In the warmer months take in a minor league baseball game on City Island, located in the middle of the Susquehanna River just a short walk from downtown. You could always take in city views on your way to the island while riding the Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat, which offers a number of themed rides throughout the year. Additional recreational pursuits can be found on the island, including miniature golf, arcade games, batting cages and a city beach.

If the weather works in your favor, continue the fun at Penn National Race Course, located a short drive...

100 Washington Avenue - State College, PA

100 Washington Avenue - State College, PA

Immaculate and just waiting for you to call home!! Come enjoy this easy living lifestyle in this lovingly maintained, 3 bed, 2 bath home. Ideally located close to all State College has to offer, this one-owner home is the perfect space for you enjoy the wonderful amenities in a low-cost association. As you head up the stairs in this Raised Ranch home, you are instantly greeted with the comfortable, open living space, with all of your main rooms on one floor, and a newly finished deck off of the dining room. The first floor has just been completed with a family room/Rec room and half bath to expand your overall living area. Summertime will be wonderful entertaining on the sun soaked back deck! Oversized integral 2 car garage perfect for hobby space or extra storage. Natural gas heating and central air provide comfort and efficiency. Enjoy...

825 W. Beaver Avenue - State College, PA

825 W. Beaver Avenue - State College, PA

Nestled in the State College Borough, a rare opportunity to purchase within blocks of Penn State University Park Campus. A 1924, brick bungalow beauty, 825 W Beaver boasts 4 spacious bedrooms, stellar hardwoods and copious character throughout. Abounding in natural light, the sunroom off the sizable living room could double as an office. The ample dining room and kitchen lead to a back porch and considerable back yard with parking and a carport. Currently rented until July 31st, 2020 (3 unrelated permitted), you're invited to explore the myriad of uses permitted by R2 zoning in the State College Borough. 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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Open houses in Boalsburg, Bellefonte, Pine Grove Mills and more!

Open houses in Boalsburg, Bellefonte, Pine Grove Mills and more!

You want to preview homes ... feel the flow of the floor plan; gaze off the porch at spectacular views; find the storage you need; image yourself living in the home. Our sellers invite you to do this and more at their open houses. Come in ... you are welcome to ask questions and walk through to see if their home could be your new home! Find them all here ... call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's for sale or email [email protected]Open houses are Sunday, Feb. 2nd!

School Highlight: Spring Creek Elementary

Spring Creek Elementary School is one of eight elementary schools located in the State College Area School District. Opened in the fall of 2019, this new facility combines the old Lemont and Houserville elementary schools into a modern, 71,486-square-foot building, perfectly designed for education in the 21st Century.

Over 350 students in kindergarten through fifth grade attend this state-of-the-art school, which utilizes 67 faculty and staff members. It's located in the community of Houserville at 217 Scholl Street, State College, a less than 10-minute drive from Penn State's campus.

Designed to be LEED gold certified, the building is equipped with solar panels that will produce at minimum 15 percent of the electricity it uses. Water and energy usage will also be lower than a similarly sized non-LEED certified school....

120 Tradition Cove Lane - State College, PA

120 Tradition Cove Lane - State College, PA

Beautiful fully furnished newer home on cul-de-sac located in the Village at Penn State. Amenities include 1st floor master suite, first floor laundry, wrap around deck with awning, outdoor furniture and grill, upper and lower front porches with unobstructed views to wooded area, walk out basement, 2 car garage and access to hiking and biking trails just steps away. Not to mention access to the shared common areas that include a pool and fitness center. Minutes to shopping and the airport as well as within walking distance to Beaver Stadium and just over a mile to campus. Perfect for that Penn State weekend home or permanent low maintenance residence. Schedule your showing today! Call KBB at 814-238-8080 to see ANY home that's...