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284 Forrest Road

Mertztown, PA 19539

Welcome to Toad Hall...an enchanting property at the end of a long private road set on 11.8 acres tucked in an old growth forest with hiking trails and a creek with several cascades along deer and garden paths. History buffs will love discovering the ruins of a 1700's Huguenot redoubt and probable Native American midden mounds. Newly constructed 18 ton wooden bridge with lantern light posts, a 2-story 20'x30' pole barn with electricity, 10'x20' horse barn, plus 2-car detached garage and additional parking areas. 25'x8' stone veranda, stone deck around new in-ground 35,000 gal. pool with spa and multi-color, programmable LED light system. Clean and green tax savings in place! Nearby private and public airports for small aircraft. Space for heliport on the property. Nearby express transportation to Philly and New York! Grand Addition to 1800s Stone Farmhouse...5,804 square feet of old world charm and French country elegance! Grand foyer presenting oak staircase with minstrel's gallery, old reclaimed random width oak floors through most of house, solid wood doors, two claw foot tubs remain, hand-made stained glass French doors, many decorative sconce lights, sunlit art studio/office, in-law residence offers ramp access, kitchen, living room, bed and bath. Open design between great room featuring stone fireplace, oak & quartz chef's kitchen and solarium style breakfast room with walk-out to screened porch! Airy & Artistic upper level hall/balcony, 4 en suite bedrooms with vessel sinks. Master bedroom and bath floating in the tree tops surrounded by window views and French doors to large sunning deck. Tile surround jetted tub, tile counters with unique vessel sink, pocket door to lavatory and walk-in closet. Convenient laundry hookup on same level!
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Farm House
Design
2-Story
Fireplaces
1
Garage Spaces
2
Parking
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Has Pool?
Yes
Pool Type
In-Ground Pool
Basement
Full, Unfinished
Subdivision
None Available
Area
Longswamp Township
City
Mertztown
County
Berks County
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: Kitchen w/Breakast Bar
Foundation: Stone Foundation, Bloc
Garage Type: Detached
Hot Water: Electric
Land SqFt: 513,137
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Area: Longswamp Township
Location Type: Stream/Creek
Lot Area Acreage: 11.780000
Lot Description: Irregular Lot, Level Lot, Open Lot, Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Lot Dimensions: IRREG
Main Bedroom: Whrlpool-MBR, FullBath-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Foyer
Main Floor Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 5804
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Deck, Patio, Balc
Property Age: 110
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Pitched Roof, Shi
Room Count: 11
Structures: Barn/Farm Building(s)
Upper Floor Baths: 4
Zoning Code: RES
Heat: Geothermal, Forced Air, Zoned
Cooling: Geothermal Pump
Water: Well
Sewer: On-Site Septic
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, In-Law/auPair/Ste, Workshop, Other Room 4
Stories
Main, Upper 1
Master Bedroom
30 x 17, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
23 x 12, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
14 x 13, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
11 x 11, level Upper 1
Living Room
37 x 34, level Main
Dining Room
21 x 11, level Main
Kitchen
21 x 12, level Main
Office
21 x 14, level Main
Inlaw Gr
27 x 22, level Main
Inlaw Br
23 x 15, level Upper 1
2nd Kit
20 x 12, level Main
Interior Features: Skylight(s), Vaulted Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), Cable TV-Wired, Exposed Beams, Bay Window
Exterior Features: Exterior Lighting
Appliances: KitIsland, KitPa
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished
Fireplace Features: Stone Fireplace, LivingRoom/Great Room Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Vinyl, Tile/Brick
Exterior: Stucco, Stone
Swimming Pool: Yes
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$15,388

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Bowers Hotel

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School Information

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Brandywine Heights Middle School

Type: Public

Level: 6-8


Brandywine Intrmd School

Type: Public

Level: 4-5


District-Topton El School

Type: Public

Level: K-3


Brandywine Heights High School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12


Sunny Meadow Mennonite School

Type: Private

Level: N/a


Gateway Christian School

Type: Private

Level: PK-12


Sunny Meadow Parochial School

Type: Private

Level: 1-8


Lighthouse Christian Academy

Type: Private

Level: K-12


Hidden Valley School

Type: Private

Level: 1-8


Kutztown Area Middle School

Type: Public

Level: 6-8

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