Chic, waterfall edge, quartz countertop islands; lighting, curated and imported from Europe – the stuff of real estate commonplace in metropolitan New York, Los Angeles and Miami is starting to resonate with high end home buyers in Happy Valley.
Real estate investors and developers, Josh and Lizzie Parra of Parra Design Build, are spearheading the sleek design movement in Centre County. Investing in projects to renovate and put their exclusive stamp – Josh and Lizzie employ the latest in innovative design concepts and luxury finishes for properties in need of an update within the area,.
With all cash offers, buyers from major cities and foreign investment becoming prevalent in State College, so to is the need for a more modern and sophisticated home inventory. “We can bring the city design to State College…”, stated by Lizzie Parra in a recent interview*; exemplified in their most recent undertaking in the Dalevue/Centre Hills neighborhood of State College, 210 Seneca Circle,
Bigger builders are taking note as well – including one in the area that made custom requests and concessions for a metropolitan buyer’s newly constructed home within State College. The finishes and fixtures chosen were a deviation from their traditional selections and more contemporary.
A newer neighborhood, Rockey Ridge, is devoted to the enterprise of modern architecture. Contemporary style construction can be seen lined along Linden Hall Road in Boalsburg. These homes are selling like hot cakes around the $600k price point – further emphasizing the demand for the current trend.
The State College buyer is becoming more discerning, catching on to the latest interior fashions, including opting for quartz countertops over the formerly popular choice of granite. Traditional colonial and craftsman style homes remain the most popular in the area, however, the market dictates an undeniable need for properties with an edge.
210 Seneca Circle Listing Information
Open House Schedule
Saturday – June 16th 12pm-2pm
Sunday – June 17th 2pm-4pm