West Chester Luxury Homes

West Chester is a borough and the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.[1] The population was 18,461 at the 2010 census.[2]

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is located in the borough. Valley Forge, the Brandywine Battlefield, Marsh Creek State Park, and other historical attractions are nearby, as are Longwood Gardens, the Brandywine River Museum, and Christian C. Sanderson Museum.

Geography

West Goshen Township borders West Chester to the north, south, and east, while East Bradford Township borders West Chester to the west. The borough straddles theBrandywine Creek and Chester Creek watersheds. It is located 25 miles (40 km) west of Philadelphia and 17 miles (27 km) north of Wilmington, Delaware.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.8 square miles (5 km2), all of it land.

History

 

The area was originally known as Turk’s Head — after the inn of the same name located in what is now the center of the borough.[3]West Chester has been the seat of government in Chester County since 1786, and the borough incorporated in 1799.[4] In the heart of town is its courthouse, a classical revival building designed in the 1840s by Thomas U. Walter, one of the architects for theCapitol in Washington, D.C.[5] In the 18th century West Chester was a center of clockmaking. In the late 19th century the Hoopes, Bro. and Darlington company became a major wheelworks, first for wagons and later automobiles.[6][7] In the early 20th century, an important industry was the Sharples cream separator company.[8] In the late 20th century, Commodore International, one of the pioneers of home computers, giving its headquarters as West Chester, was located approximately a mile northeast of the borough.

The West Chester Downtown Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Other listed buildings are the Bank of Chester County, Buckwalter Building, Butler House, Chester County Courthouse, William Everhart Buildings,Farmers and Mechanics Building, First Presbyterian Church of West Chester, New Century Clubhouse, Joseph Rothrock House,Sharples Homestead, Sharples Separator Works, Warner Theater, West Chester Boarding School for Boys, and the components of the West Chester State College Quadrangle Historic District.

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$3,000,000
Beds: 4
Baths: 3
Sq. Ft.: 2,184
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
RE/MAX Town & Country
 
$2,495,000
Beds: 3
Baths: 4 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 8,412
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
Brandywine Fine Properties Sotheby's International
 
$2,290,000
Beds: 5
Baths: 6 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 11,780
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
RE/MAX Of Wilmington-Pennsylvania Ave
 
$2,000,000
Beds: 2
Baths: 2
Sq. Ft.: 6,138
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
Keller Williams Real Estate -Exton
 
$1,795,000
Beds: 5
Baths: 4 | 2
Sq. Ft.: 9,487
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
 
$1,500,000
Beds: 5
Baths: 6 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 6,225
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
Weichert Realtors-West Chester
 
$1,299,000
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 6,028
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
 
$1,195,000
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 | 1
Sq. Ft.: N/A
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
BHHS Fox & Roach-Media
 
$1,150,000
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 5,577
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
RE/MAX Preferred-West Chester
 
$1,149,000
Beds: 5
Baths: 4 | 2
Sq. Ft.: 5,314
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
RE/MAX Town & Country
 
$1,139,999
Beds: 5
Baths: 5 | 2
Sq. Ft.: 5,475
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
Patterson-Schwartz-Kennett
 
$1,100,000
Beds: 5
Baths: 4 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 4,711
Type: Single Family Home
Seller's Rep:
Long & Foster-Devon
 
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