Berks County Homes for Sale, Reading Real Estate Listings, 1536 Mineral Spring Road, MLS #6858090 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

1536 Mineral Spring Road

Reading, PA 19602

Ever imagine what it would be like to step back in time? Why tour the mansions of yesteryear when you can come home to your own piece of history? This grand Queen Ann mansion still offers the mesmerizing atmosphere of the past. As you enter through the foyer, you will be taken by the 2 story grandeur of the open carved staircase with stained glass windows, antique crystal chandeliers, large pocket doors, 12 foot ceilings, natural woodwork and built in benches. The music room and formal parlor both boast pocket doors, wood carved mantle pieces (fireplaces, one is not an active fireplace) antique chandeliers, hardwood floors, along with curved walls, ornate ceiling and curved windows. The dining room has a large built-in china cabinet, two antique chandeliers, and pocket doors. The kitchen has been updated for modern use without taking away the character of the room. Laundry is also on the main level for convenience with laundry chute coming from second floor and it can be easily accessed from the back staircase. Entertaining will have endless possibilities from the size of the dining room for large guest list to the luxurious retreat to the parlor room with gas fireplace providing the ultimate atmosphere for fireside chats with friends and loved ones. The 1st level also features a covered rear porch perfect for the morning paper or evening cigar. Second floor boast 4 large bedrooms, each having their own unique features. The master bedroom has a separate dressing room with built in ironing board. The bathroom has been beautifully updated with old world charm. Continue to be amazed as you tour the third floor with additional bedrooms, one with a hide away storage space that is only entered by going through the closet. End the evening in the turret room that provides great views of the city including the Pagoda. The walkout lower level features a full apartment with kitchen, full bath with laundry room, living room and 1-2 bedrooms. The apartment has separate hot water and heat and is registered with the city and can be used to bring in extra income or for an in law quarter. There is plenty of off-street parking for up to 5 cars. Brand new roof in 2014, and many of the windows have been replaced and 3 water saver toilets installed. Apartment has blown in insulation.
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Victorian
Design
3+Story
Fireplaces
1
Parking
3+ Car Parking
Pool Type
No Pool
Basement
Full, Fully Finished
Subdivision
Hessian Camp
High School
READING
Area
Reading City
City
Reading
County
Berks County
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: EatInKitchen
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 10,019
Laundry Type: Main-Floor Laundry
Area: Reading City
Lot Area Acreage: 0.230000
Lot Description: Front Yard, Rear Yard
Lot Dimensions: .
Lower Baths: 1
Main Bedroom: DrssngRm-MBR
Main Entrance: Foyer, Center Ha
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 3186
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Porch
Property Age: 126
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Shingle Roof
Room Count: 18
Upper Floor Baths: 1
Zoning Code: RESID
Heat: Gas, Hot Water
Cooling: Wall Unit
Water: Public
Sewer: Public Sewer
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, Great Room, In-Law/auPair/Ste, Professional Off, Other Room 4
Stories
Lower 1, Main, Up
Master Bedroom
20 x 14, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
18 x 14, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
16 x 14, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
13 x 14, level Upper 1
Living Room
20 x 14, level Main
Dining Room
18 x 14, level Main
Family Room
18 x 14, level Main
Kitchen
13 x 12, level Lower 1
Bedroom
16 x 18, level Third
Turret
15 x 16, level Third
Parlor
16 x 14, level Lower 1
Interior Features: 9'+ Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), Stained/Leaded Glass, Cable TV-Wired, Second Kitchen, Replacement Windows
Appliances: Kitchen w/Pantry, KitDo
Attics: FinshedAttic
Basement Type: Full, Fully Finished
Fireplace Features: LivingRoom/Great Room Fireplace, FamRoomFireP, Gas/Propane Firepalce, Non-Functional Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
Exterior: Brick
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$4,376

Area Highlights

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School Information

Great Schools

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Sixteenth & Haak El School

Type: Public

Level: PK-5


Central Catholic High School

Type: Private

Level: 9-12


Fairview Christian School

Type: Private

Level: K-12


St. Marys School

Type: Private

Level: PK-8


Amanda E Stout Elementary School

Type: Public

Level: PK-5


Southern Middle School

Type: Public

Level: 6-7


Citadel Intermediate High School

Type: Public

Level: 8-9


Tenth & Penn El School

Type: Public

Level: PK-5


Thirteenth & Green El School

Type: Public

Level: PK-5


I-Lead Charter School

Type: Charter

Level: 9-12

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