1053 S READING AVE $995,000



    • 5 Beds
    • 5 Baths
    • 5,276 sq.ft.
    • Single-Family
    MLS# 1009987528 | Active


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    Magnificent 200 year old stately stone colonial! This home features a grand center hall entry, formal living and dining rooms with fireplaces, a spacious eat-in cherry kitchen, plus a bonus area on the main floor with an additional bedroom, office or study, a family room with a walk-in FP and second kitchen, laundry area and 1 1/2 baths. This portion was once utilized as a one bedroom apartment. The second floor contains four bedrooms, multiple fireplaces and a walk up attic that is fully floored. To the rear of the home are two spacious one bedroom apartments with completely separate entrances. Each contains a living room, eat-in kitchen, spacious bedroom, laundry area and full bath. Behind he home is the original smoke house with brick lined bake oven! The large bank barn is in great condition and has water and electric. There are additional outbuildings plus a spring house. A portion of the land is leased as an orchard (approx. 19 acres). The picturesque lands extend to Poplar Road and travel north on Poplar as well as approximately 53 acres across Rt. 562 and continue to Douglass Drive and extend with additional frontage along Douglass. The property is currently in Act 319, however a natural subdivision is being done to offer the house, barn and apartments on approx. 37 acres for $750,000.

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County BERKS
      • HOA Y/N N
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 7627.0
      • Tax Year 2019
      • Utilities Cable TV
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1800
      • Zoning RR
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Built-In Range
      • Basement Type Full, Outside Entrance
      • Cooling Fuel None
      • Cooling Type None
      • Electric Service 200+ Amp Service,Circuit Breakers
      • Entry Location Center Hall
      • Flooring Type Fully Carpeted, Vinyl
      • Foundation Details Stone
      • Garage Y/N N
      • Heating Fuel Oil
      • Heating Type Hot Water, Zoned
      • Interior Features Kitchen - Eat-In
      • Roof Pitched, Wood
      • Sewer Septic On Site Septic
      • Style Farmhouse/National Folk
      • Total Living Area 5276
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
      • Bathrooms 5
      • Bedrooms 5
      • Bedrooms Count Main Level 1
      • Full Bathrooms 3
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
      • Half Bathrooms 2
    • Property Features
      • Lot Features Corner, Level, Sloping, Open, Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
      • Lot Size Acres 90.01
      • Lot Size Dimensions 90.01
      • Outdoor Living Structures Porch(es)
    • Schools
      • School District BOYERTOWN AREA


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    Date Event Price Percent Change
    -- Current Price Source New Value: $995,000 -9.55%
    10/24/2018 11:41:00 AM New in Database Source New Value: $1,100,000

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