605 Valley Rd.

Taxes: $6,467

Situated in the Chatham Park neighborhood, this meticulously updated house has seven bedrooms, 31/2 baths, and a distinctive Craftsman cottage look. A tiled sunroom is off the spacious living room; the renovated kitchen has a six-burner Wolf range, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, and Mercer tile.

Pros: Finished basement has a family/media room with a quarry-tile floor and beadboard walls.

Cons: Master bath is tiny.

Listing agent: Katherine Binnion, Prudential Fox & Roach; 610-527-0900 or 484-433-2358.



19 E. Clearfield Rd.

Taxes: $5,178

This side-set Dutch Colonial has three bedrooms, 21/2 baths and inlaid oak flooring throughout. The first floor includes a sunroom, a laundry room, and an updated kitchen with granite countertops. A breakfast room off the kitchen features more counter and storage space; French doors open to a landscaped backyard with a flagstone patio and pergola.

Pros: Basement has a carpeted area ideal for a playroom.

Cons: Bedrooms are small.

Listing agent: Maria Brockwell, Long & Foster, 610-664-2500 or 610-453-2227.



1214 Bon Air Rd.

Taxes, $4,638

A well-maintained 100-year-old farmhouse with hardwood floors and exceptionally well-proportioned rooms, this dwelling has four bedrooms and an updated kitchen with breakfast bar. Features of the first floor include a powder room, a laundry room off the kitchen, and a large living room with a stone fireplace.

Pros: Front porch looks onto a tree-shaded yard. A walk-up attic offers access to storage.

Cons: Only one full bathroom.

Listing agent: JoAnn Morgan, Prudential Fox & Roach; 610-649-7410 or 610-909-2707.