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Penn Estates is a gated community nestled within the hardwood forest of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The lush, natural setting includes beautiful hill top views, three lakes and plenty of friendly wildlife. The clubhouse is the center of the community and serves as the perfect place to meet new friends. As a member, take the family for a dip in the pool, a game of volleyball, or relax at the lakeside beach.
The architectural styles of the houses at Penn Estates include small chalets, mid-size contemporaries and large modern homes. You're sure to find something that you will adore and that fits your budget.
You can feel secure when sending your children off to school or leaving your home unattended. The Public Safety Patrol serves to protect residents and property. They patrol the entire perimeter of the community, including the children's bus stops.
The Penn Estates Public Safety Department and the Stroud Area Regional Police Department are collaborating to initiate the Neighborhood Watch Program within the Penn Estates community. Officer Kenny Palmer of the Stroud Area Regional Police, the surrounding Neighborhood Watch coordinators and the Penn Estates Public Safety Department are presently designing the structure of the program for our community
Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood
1. Make a list of all of the amenities that are close by in the neighborhood you are considering as your new residence. Keep in mind what distances and routes to each of these places are acceptable and what are not.
2. Determine what the best features of the neighborhoods are. This is especially helpful if you are deciding between a few different neighborhoods.
Are there parks nearby?
Is it scenic and visually appealing?
Are there quiet areas, streets, culs de sac?
Are the people friendly in the neighborhood?
Is the neighborhood clean? Yards, streets, parks?
Are there nice trees and foliage?
Do the lots have large or small yards?
Are there walkways and are they easily accessible?
Is it a safe neighborhood?
What are the market values of the homes in the area?
Are there many houses for sale?
How long ago was the community developed?
What is the average age of the people in the area?
Are there families with small children in the area?
What is the proximity to schools?
Are there community events or organizations?
3. Walk around in the neighborhood. The best way to determine the cleanliness and friendliness of the neighborhood is to walk around in it and meet its residents.