248 W Forge, Glen Mills, PA 19342 $1,095,000

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 3,400
Acreage: 1.01
Age:0 years
Colonial, Farmhouse/National Folk, Traditional, Other
MLS#: PADE2036548
Subdivision: None Available


Messick Custom proudly presents The Cheslen. This beautiful floor plan boasts 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath over 3,400 square feet living space & a 2 car garage. Luxury living in historic and exclusive Rose Tree, Media. Welcome Home to 252 West Forge Road, a 1-acre property offered in Media, PA, where your custom dream home will be built by award-winning and locally renowned Messick Custom Homes. The Cheslen enjoys generous features including Hardie Board Siding with Stone exterior facades, 30-year dimensional roof shingles, 9’ ceilings on all levels, and extensive HardwoodFlooring. This 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath, 2 car garage home can become your dream home. 42” Kitchen Cabinets with Soft Door Close on cabinets & drawers in your gourmet eat-in-kitchen. Granite Counters, extensive trim packages, and Great Room Fireplace to enjoy on chilly evenings. If you feel you need more living space, opportunity awaits you to include a finished basement, additional bedrooms and building extensions for this private lot. This home will be built with energy efficiency and smart home features including R-38 ceiling and R-21 wall insulation, water saving plumbing, quick recovery water heater, high efficiency forced hot air, advanced central air conditioning, programmable thermostats, low E windows and insulated exterior doors. This beautiful home will be built with both public water and public sewer. The list of quality interior and exterior features are vast. Messick Custom will bring their extensive experience with a hands-on approach to building your dream home. Pictures shown and some features included are optional/upgraded features. This highly sought-after location, in the heart of the Delaware County which is the oldest settled area of Pennsylvania and is just minutes from West Chester, Wilmington, DE, a short drive to downtown Philadelphia and walkable to Sleighton Park! Charming main streets and town centers of Media, Newtown Square, West Chester, Brandywine Valley and Thornton are just minutes away. Nestled in the quiet, deeply rooted community of Media, this property’s location brings the opportunity for premium living. This area, steeped in rich history and charm, boasts beautiful rolling countryside, inviting villages, and main streets dotted with local artisans, upscale boutiques, sidewalk cafes, the Rose Tree Park scenic outdoor amphitheater and some of the region’s most prized chefs, and finest dining and eateries with farm-to-table culinary delights, exceptional local wines, and breweries. Also known for its for its lush countryside, rolling acres of open space, there are many ways to enjoy your leisure time in Delaware County as well as close by panoramic Chester County. Explore the area’s historic Ridley Creek Park, hike its beautiful trails, or take in the scenic views and wildlife, picnic in its lush greens. Spend a day wine-tasting at local wineries, golf at the area’s award-winning courses, visit historic attractions and museums at nearby DuPont estates, stunning Longwood Gardens, revolutionary battlefields and, of course, the historic city of Independence, Philadelphia. Located in the top-rated Rose-Tree School District, this area offers families premiere recreational and sports facilities, for community-based and interscholastic sports and recreation, including multipurpose fields, local parks, and green space with playgrounds, and walking and running paths. Convenient access to all major roadways to PA, NJ, and DE make this a perfect combination of convenience, beauty, and luxury living in Delaware County. Don’t miss out on building your forever home on a fabulous private lot. Call today to make your appointment.

Taxes: $32,850
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Rose Tree Media


Forced Air Heating, Propane - Leased, Central A/C, Other, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, Natural Gas Available

Attached Garage, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Garage - Side Entry, Inside Access, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Full Basement, Interior Access Basement, Partial , Basement - Space For Rooms, Basement Windows, Carpet Flooring, Ceramic Tile Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, , 9'+ Ceilings, Cathedral Ceilings, Dry Wall, , Paneled Walls, Tray Ceilings, Vaulted Ceilings, Energy Efficient Windows

Permanent Foundation, Shingle Roof, Combination Exterior, Concrete Exterior, , Stone Exterior, Exterior Lighting

Backs to Trees, Rear Yard, Secluded Lot, Private Lot, Trees/Woods View

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Public Elementary (11 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Glenwood Elementary School Rose Tree Media School District K–5 Media 1.66 mi
Indian Lane Elementary School Rose Tree Media School District K–5 Media 3.22 mi
Aston Elementary School Penn-Delco School District K–5 Aston 3.75 mi
Rose Tree Elementary School Rose Tree Media School District K–5 Media 3.98 mi
Media Elementary School Rose Tree Media School District K–5 Media 3.99 mi
Penn Wood Elementary School West Chester Area School District K–5 West Chester 4.06 mi
Pennell Elementary School Penn-Delco School District K–5 Aston 4.51 mi
Concord Elementary School Garnet Valley School District K–2 Glen Mills 4.52 mi
Garnet Valley Elementary School Garnet Valley School District 3–5 Glen Mills 4.55 mi
Wallingford Elementary School Wallingford-Swarthmore School District K–5 Wallingford 4.92 mi
Coebourn Elementary School Penn-Delco School District K–5 Brookhaven 4.94 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Springton Lake Middle School Rose Tree Media School District 6–8 Media 3.56 mi
Garnet Valley Middle School Garnet Valley School District 6–8 Glen Mills 4.64 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Penncrest High School Rose Tree Media School District 9–12 Media 1.62 mi
Delaware County Technical High School-As Delaware County Technical High School 9–12 Aston 2.84 mi
Garnet Valley High School Garnet Valley School District 9–12 Glen Mills 4.44 mi

Private (17 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Malvern School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Glen Mills 1.55 mi
St Mary Magdalen School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Media 3.27 mi
Benchmark School Nonsectarian 1–8 Media 3.57 mi
Rose Tree Day School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Media 3.59 mi
Media-Providence Friends School Friends Preschool–8 Media 3.74 mi
The Walden School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Media 3.99 mi
Holy Family Regional Catholic School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Aston 4.04 mi
Media Children's House Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Aston 4.04 mi
The School In Rose Valley Nonsectarian Preschool–6 Rose Valley 4.23 mi
Kindercare Learning Center Nonsectarian Preschool–K Aston 4.27 mi
Garretts Way Nonsectarian Preschool–K Newtown Square 4.28 mi
Talk Institute & School Nonsectarian Ungraded Newtown Square 4.29 mi
Westtown School Friends Preschool–12 West Chester 4.53 mi
Kindercare Learning Centers Nonsectarian Preschool–K Glen Mills 4.55 mi
Chesterbrook Academy Nonsectarian Preschool–K Newtown Square 4.65 mi
Springton Lake Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Newtown Square 4.68 mi
Kindercare Learning Center Nonsectarian K Upper Chichester 4.84 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Glen Mills (19342), Pennsylvania.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 30
  • Average salary of people in this community: $88,466

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 965
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.48
  • Households w/ Children: 48%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 5,169 (68.4%)
  • Rented: 2,115 (28.0%)
  • Vacant: 268 (3.5%)
  • Total: 7,552

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 18,859
Households: 7,284
Median Age: 46.00

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.1%
  • Some High School: 1.5%
  • High School Graduate: 19.7%
  • Some College: 14.0%
  • Associate Degree: 5.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 32.2%
  • Graduate Degree: 25.9%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $107,823

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • One Bedroom: $1,774
  • Two Bedroom: $1,919
  • Three Bedroom: $2,347
  • Four Bedroom: $3,125

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Listing Courtesy of: Keller Williams Real Estate - West Chester , (610) 399-5100, klrw442@kw.com

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