Homes for sale near PSU

164 Pilgrim Drive - Boalsburg, PA

164 Pilgrim Drive - Boalsburg, PA

Built in 2008, this charming Ranch style “Jefferson” single family home in Liberty Hill features a comfortable floor plan with lots of windows to gaze out at the amazing view! Fabulous cul-de-sac location next to Harpster Park. Covered entry leads to a spacious Foyer/Sitting area and large Living Room w/Gas Fireplace. The Dining area w/sliding door to back Deck allows for entertaining and grilling out. Designer Kitchen features Granite Countertops and tons of Cabinetry, with an extended light and bright Breakfast area. Master Bedroom w/His and Her walk-in Closets and private Bath w/Tile flooring, double sink vanity, linen and water closets. Other amenities include a Guest Bedroom w/Full Bath, Office/Den, central A/C, efficient Natural Gas heating, 1st floor Laundry, and a 2-car Garage w/stairs to the attic Utility room w/storage...

SCHOOL HIGHLIGHT: Bellefonte Area High School

Bellefonte Area School High School, the sole high school in Bellefonte Area School District, is located in the county seat of Bellefonte, about 20 minutes east of State College. This mid-sized, generally rural school district serves nearly 1,000 students in grades 9 through 12, and employs about 70 teachers. That gives the school a 14:1 student-teacher ratio – higher than the national average for public schools.

Students are exposed to a rigorous academic schedule, with all students required to take classes in math, English, social studies, science, physical education, health, driver education theory and personal finance. Additionally, students can opt for a variety of AP classes, which are spread across the school’s course catalogue.

The district also offers a unique cyber education alternative...

160 Wyoming Avenue - PA Furnace, PA

160 Wyoming Avenue - PA Furnace, PA

You will find this little gem located just outside the Village of Pine Grove Mills and only minutes to downtown State College. A fantastic well constructed 20 x 36 foot addition provides plenty of additional space combining kitchen and family and dining rooms all in one. A living room, laundry, office area and full bath complete the main level. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms and a rec room all with hardwood flooring plus a full bath. Topped off with a beautiful back yard with gardens and a 12 x 15 deck with spectacular views of the adjacent farmland! Contact us for more details at 814-238-8080 or email realty@1kbb.com.

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150 Plymouth Circle - Boalsburg, PA

150 Plymouth Circle - Boalsburg, PA

Virtual Tour | Modern Adams Model in Prestigious Liberty Hill features an industrial farmhouse design w/ over 2000 sq ft, unique pecan hardwood floors, custom tile & amenities that make this home one of a kind. JennAir induction cook top & appliances in this well-designed Chef’s kitchen w/ beautiful quartz countertops and unique cabinets w/ built in additional hutch and island. Master bedroom offers great window light & features a spa master bath w/ WIC. A guest bedroom or office and another full bath on the 1st floor. Enjoy the second story bonus room with built-in wet bar along w/ bath, big bedroom & great storage area. Smart technology is throughout the house & also in the amazing three-season porch which makes listening to your favorite music or sports easy. Other upgrades...

691 Devonshire Drive - State College, PA

691 Devonshire Drive - State College, PA

End the space race with this classic two-story home in Park Forest Village. Cozy family room with a wood burning fireplace, Bamboo strand flooring and open into kitchen and an amazing atrium featuring skylights, heated tile and built in breakfast nook. Very spacious bedrooms, finished lower level, screened in porch all on a large private lot. **Gas line is run to the house (gas fireplace in atrium connected). ***Home Warranty Included. In 2016 these owners started a holiday light display using chicken wire and lights, which can now be found throughout Park Forest Village and raises awareness and support for our local food pantry. Call us for more details at 814-238-8080 or email realty@1kbb.com.

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CULTURE CORNER: Palmer Museum of Art

The Palmer Museum of Art, situated in State College on Penn State’s University Park Campus, is a free-admission arts resource center for the university, Centre County and surrounding Central Pennsylvania.

Opened in 1972 and remodeled in 1993 by post-modernist architect Charles W. Moore, it holds 9,600 items. Particularly strong areas include the museum’s collections of American art from the late 18th century to the present, old master paintings, prints and photography, ceramics and studio glass, and a growing collection of modern and contemporary art.

After strolling through the permanent galleries, make sure you check out the current exhibitions, which rotate seasonally. Many of these exhibits are by world-renowned artists from all periods and places, so don’t...

235 Musser Lane - Bellefonte, PA

235 Musser Lane - Bellefonte, PA

Lovingly maintained & recently renovated home on .47 acres w/ beautiful views! Conveniently located close to downtown Bellefonte & within minutes of I-99 and I-80, offering an easy commute to State College & PSU. New HW throughout the LR, DR, kitchen & hallway. Updates to the kitchen include a new SS refrigerator, dishwasher & tile backsplash. The DR opens to an oversized 3 season sunroom with wall to wall windows flooding the space with light. The master bath has been expanded & completely remodeled to include all new fixtures & ceramic tile. New carpet & updated 2nd full bath complete the main floor. The lower level boasts a great FR w/ new propane fireplace & walkout to a covered patio. An oversized 2 car garage with new doors and shed are just a few of the additional features. Owners have done extensive landscaping to allow...

1635 Circleville Road - State College, PA

1635 Circleville Road - State College, PA

Open concept with lots of natural light. Home feels like a private getaway with large 19'7x10 screen porch plus deck overlooking a lush green fairly private yard. 14'x13'6 separate building complete with skylight and hot tub could become an artist studio or private home office. Across from bike path leading to PSU & more! Awesome location. Call us for more details at 814-238-8080 or email realty@1kbb.com.

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905 Walnut Street - State College, PA

905 Walnut Street - State College, PA

Home sweet home! Discover this delightful and welcoming dwelling within the Borough of State College. Enjoy an updated kitchen with tile flooring, attractive tile backsplash and easy access to the side yard. The dining and living rooms are spacious, bright and open featuring hardwood floors and ample natural light. You will also value the flexibility of a first-floor bedroom and/or office space with full bath. Two generous bedrooms with hardwood floors and a full bath complete the upper level. Residents love the neighborhood, mature trees and corner lot location. Notable: freshly painted exterior and trim, new retaining wall at garage entrance, natural gas, “as is” tiled fireplace ready for insert, central air, garage, radon mitigated, plenty of off-street parking—a lot to love. Call us for more details at 814-238-8080...

IMPROVING YOUR HOME: Affordable Kitchen Updates

Kitchen updates can be expensive, with many homeowners spending between $13,000 and $37,000 on a full kitchen upgrade!

Fortunately, there are many smaller projects that make a big impact on an outdated kitchen — all without spending more than a month’s mortgage payment! Whether you’ve lived in your home for years or just got the keys, we have some affordable ideas to help spruce up your culinary corner.

  • Bring in a pattern. To spruce up a bland kitchen, try adding a vintage-inspired rug or wallpaper with a floral print. A patterned backsplash can be a bit more expensive, but is also a great way to add a fresh look to your space. You can even try a few patterns at the same time, just make sure they have a linking color in them.
  • Add pendant lights. Think of these as a great accessory that helps bring your look together to make a statement. Styles change, and fresh lighting fixtures...