Burlington County's Mount Holly community began as Northampton in the 17th century and was renamed after a 1931 referendum for the local holly trees. Today, the median home sale price is just under $248,000, a rise since the summer. These three homes can be had for under $300,000 and feature large, open floor plans and renovated rooms galore.

21 Rochelle Drive
Monthly taxes: $651
Tell me all about it: We love this handsome four-bedroom home, with its open floor plan and hardwood flooring. The great room features a fireplace and a built-in nook for a small desk. The backyard is immense, and the master suite features a great private bath. Bonus: The back patio is ready for entertaining, and the dual garage provides space for your car and a workshop.

53 Ridgely St.
Monthly taxes: $485
Tell me all about it: This four-bedroom Cape Cod-style home features a sleek, new kitchen and 9-foot ceilings. The family room features a lovely white brick fireplace and oversized window. We love the first-floor master suite with a newly renovated bath and private access to the yard.

32 W. South Ave.
Monthly taxes: $469
Tell me all about it: This three-bedroom home has been recently renovated with new exterior features including siding, windows, roof and doors. Inside, the renovation includes new central air, flooring and paint. A new kitchen features subway tiling, stainless appliances, granite counters, and doors to a new deck.