Live your Country Dream on this gorgeous historic farm property. Almost 13 acres complete with beautifully restored 1850 farmhouse built from Oley Valley stone and original 1735 German post and beam bank barn. The property is a gardener's delight. Spectacular professionally-designed and lovingly-tended gardens frame the home, containing heirloom plants such as hydrangea, yarrow, holly, boxwood, iris, winterberry, witch hazel, bittersweet, just to name a few. Acres of open meadows, containing native species of wildflowers and other plants, are naturally organic, and perfect for organic farming, free-range chickens or as pasture for the grazing enjoyment of your goats, sheep, horses, cows or other livestock. You will also enjoy the fabulous forest where wildlife abounds and peace and seclusion can be found. The large farmhouse kitchen, sunny and bright with rich hickory cabinets, is a perfect place to prepare gourmet meals from your gardens outside. Enter the kitchen from the side porch with baskets full of your own fresh produce and start chopping on the granite counter tops, while the oil sizzles in the pan. Make another trip outside to gather fresh flowers to arrange throughout the home, scenting the area and pleasing the eye. The gorgeous plank flooring, original large stone fireplace, deep farmhouse windowsills, open beams, and clean, white-washed pine board walls all reflect the historic character of this home. The outstanding original post and beam Bank Barn is a perfect specimen of the craftsmanship of the Germans from centuries ago. The first level is large enough for three horse stalls and a drive-in second level is perfect for hay and/or equipment storage. This charming property also contains an historic smokehouse/summer kitchen with a walk-in fireplace and a gardening shed perfect for drying and arranging your plants and flowers. Two stone parking areas and a new oversized three-car garage provides for plenty of parking for your family and friends who will come to visit you at your lovely new Country Home.
Type of Property
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Garage Type: Detached, Garage Door Opener, Oversized Garage
Hot Water: Electric
Land SqFt: 560,182
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Area: District Township
Lot Area Acreage: 12.860000
Lot Description: Level Lot, Open Lot, Trees/Wooded, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 1500
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Patio, Porch
Property Age: 166
Structures: Shed, Barn/Farm Building(s)
Upper Floor Baths: 1
Year Rehabilitated: 2010
Zoning Code: C
Heat: Heat Pump/Electric Backup, Forced Air
Cooling: Central A/C
Sewer: On-Site Septic
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Kitchen, Laundry Room
Main, Upper 1
13 x 12, level Upper 1
13 x 9, level Upper 1
11 x 11, level Upper 1
17 x 11, level Main
17 x 11, level Main
16 x 12, level Main
Interior Features: WoodStove, Exposed Beams, Energy Efficient Windows, Replacement Windows
Appliances: Kitchen w/Cooktop, KitB
Attics: Walk-Up Attic, Flo
Basement Type: Full
Fireplace Features: Stone Fireplace, Dining Room Fireplace
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