Berks County Homes for Sale, Douglassville Real Estate Listings, 520 Old Philadelphia Pike, MLS #6872099 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

520 Old Philadelphia Pike

Douglassville, PA 19518

3BR, 1 BA stucco farmhouse, circa 1850, set on 9.73 acres. The house features a classic " L-shaped" design and is constructed of Pennsylvania red sandstone and plastered in lime render. The front porch, capped by a newly installed white cedar shingle roof and trimmed in custom crown molding, invites you to a handcrafted solid wood door, which harkens to Old World European tradition. The home retains all its significant historical details, including period hand waxed floors throughout, two wood stove flues, an operational Walk-In Fireplace, and 19th century cabinets. The large bright LR features period floors, and woodwork, as well as, deep window sills. The formal DR, which is adjacent to the Kitchen, is perfect for hosting friends and family for dinner. The walls are covered half length in wall paper that was chosen to match fragments of the original wall paper that were discovered during recent restoration. The beautiful Kitchen includes a functional fireplace, original woodwork and period floors. The modern kitchen appliances, including sink and range, are grouped into a spacious central island and the countertops are historically accurate oiled spruce. The full Bath on the Main Level was just remodeled. It is draped in an ornately patterned light blue and white, suggestive of high end wall papers that would have been available during the 1850s. The floor is a rustic deep red terracotta tile that was re-grouted as part of the renovations. Upstairs are three bright rooms each featuring period flooring and details which are currently used as 2 BRs and an adjacent office. However, they could be re-imagined as 3 BRs, one of which would be a walk-through, or 2 BRs and an adjoining nursery. The property has had many recent upgrades and now just awaits your finishing touches to make it a home.
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Farm House
Design
2-Story
Fireplaces
1
Parking
3+ Car Parking, Private
Pool Type
No Pool
Basement
Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement, Basement Drainage System
Subdivision
None Available
Area
Douglas Township
City
Douglassville
County
Berks County
Building Facade Orientation: South
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: EatInKitchen
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Hot Water: Electric
Land SqFt: 423,839
Laundry Type: Basement Laundry
Area: Douglas Township
Lot Area Acreage: 9.730000
Lot Description: Flag Lot, Level Lot, Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard, SubdivPossLo
Lot Dimensions: -
Main Entrance: Foyer, Center Ha
Main Floor Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 1688
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Porch
Property Age: 166
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Pitched Roof, Shi
Room Count: 7
Structures: Shed
Zoning Code: RES
Heat: Propane, Wood Burn Stove, Radiant
Cooling: Wall Unit
Water: Well
Sewer: On-Site Septic
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Kitchen
Stories
Main
Master Bedroom
18 x 12, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
14 x 12, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
12 x 12, level Upper 1
Living Room
17 x 12, level Main
Dining Room
13 x 12, level Main
Kitchen
17 x 12, level Main
Interior Features: CeilngFan(s), Stained/Leaded Glass, WoodStove, Stall Shower, Replacement Windows
Appliances: KitIsland, KitPa
Attics: Walk-Up Attic, Flo
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement, Basement Drainage System
Fireplace Features: Brick Fireplace, Kitchen Fireplace
Floor: Wood
Exterior: Stucco
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$3,644

Area Highlights

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Nick's Restaurant

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Rating 16 reviews
Douglassville Hotel

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Rating 19 reviews
Michael's Restaurant

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Distance: 1.36 Miles

Rating 26 reviews
Engine 57 Grill

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Distance: 1.4 Miles

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Joyful House

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Distance: 1.47 Miles

Rating 30 reviews
Corropolese Bakery & Deli

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Rating 17 reviews
Vito's NY Style Pizza & Deli

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Distance: 1.5 Miles

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School Information

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West Pottsgrove El School

Type: Public

Level: K-2


Stowe Lighthouse Christian Academy

Type: Private

Level: 1, 4-5, 9


Progressions School

Type: Private

Level: N/a


Barth El School

Type: Public

Level: PK-4


Pine Forge El School

Type: Public

Level: K-6


West-Mont Christian Academy

Type: Private

Level: K-12


North Coventry Elementary School

Type: Public

Level: K-6


St. Aloysius School

Type: Private

Level: K-8

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