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August 13, 2018
A Place To Call Home: Downtown Kennett
This article is by Rory Burkhart. Rory Burkhart is a long time resident of the borough, and his team office is in the borough as well. Rory brings over 14 years of real estate experience to his Keller Williams clients. He is ranked in the top 1% of realtors in the multiple listing service (MLS) and serves as a wealth of information on living and thriving in Kennett Square. Check out his website and follow him on Facebook.
Cover photo: Rory with his wife Holly, kids Grant and Elyn, and Finnegan the Goldendoodle.
While it’s long been a desirable place to live, there’s never been a more exciting time to live, work, and invest in Kennett Square. From the miles of accessible walking and biking trails, to the rich arts and culture of Longwood Gardens, to the epic agricultural history, Kennett Square has it all. Rated in the Top 10 Coolest Small Towns in America by Budget Travel, Kennett boasts so many opportunities to make your personal mark, and raise a family.
Our community is alive with business investors, developers, renovators, innovators, and non-proﬁts, all made up of ordinary citizens who decided to step up and make our town something really special. You’ll notice new restaurants and shops opening frequently, such as the all new Cannery Row development. And you’ll notice educators and administrators working tirelessly to ensure our schools are preparing the next generation to lead.
The Kennett Consolidated School District is consistently rated in the top 9% of schools nationwide by US News.
With average home sale prices in the borough around $300,000, and special ﬁnancing options for those purchasing homes within town limits, you’ll ﬁnd that moving to Kennett Square is more accessible than you think. At the Rory Burkhart Team, we have a deﬁning culture of doing much more than just selling real estate. As a Keller Williams aﬃliated organization, we share the KW culture of serving each other, our communities, and our planet. Our mission, vision, values, and culture diﬀerentiate us as industry innovators and leaders. We are committed to providing guidance to help you with one of the most important ﬁnancial transactions you’ll make: buying or selling your home.
Why Live In Kennett Square?
- Rated Top 10 Coolest Small Towns in America.
- Ranked in the top 9% of schools nationwide.
- A rich history in arts and agriculture (the region produces more than a million pounds of mushrooms a day).
- Homes available in all sizes, with average prices around $300,000.
- Highly walkable area with a walkscore.com rating of 80 which means “very walkable and most errands can be accomplished on foot.”