Berks County Homes for Sale, Reading Real Estate Listings, 210 East 37th Street, MLS #6787543 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

210 East 37th Street

Reading, PA 19606

This is locally famous architect Elmer Adam's residence restored and upgraded. Built in 1951, this beautiful sandstone structure sits above all the neighborhood with a view that stretches for miles. The 27' of 6' high picture windows face southeast fully capturing the sunrise which bathes the living room, dining room, and kitchen in golden light as shown in 2 of the photos. As it originally served as a business and a residence, this house has 2 wings. The business wing was converted into a second master suite with a walk in closet and a 3 piece en suite. 3 sources provide comfortable and affordable heat: the marble wood-burning fireplace in the living room, the natural gas remote controlled granite fireplace in the kitchen, and the whole house, (including the garage,) natural gas hot water radiant heat which has 4 individually controlled zones. The first level living space floors are completely renovated with custom designed porcelain tile including mosaic tile designs throughout. The gourmet kitchen has: granite counters, a double sink, stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, 3 ovens, a gas stove top, and a walk in pantry equipped with electrical outlets and a counter for a microwave and other small appliances. With the exception of the large double glazed picture windows, all the windows were replaced with high-grade vinyl windows. The copper and shingle roof was replaced in 2013. The second floor has a carpeted sitting room and a bedroom with extensive attic storage space over both wings. The garden shed, the many stone-lined paths, and the perennials planted throughout the backyard woods hint of its glorious past. The vast organically maintained front yard gives this house its "castle on the hill" appearance. 2 massive Magnolia trees greet the spring with 1000's of flowers and the many large Holly trees greet the winter with countless Holly berries that encourage the many birds to winter-over here. Exeter TWP allows keeping HORSES on this property, there is a barn suitable for horses. Fenced in back yard courtyard. Walking distance to all the schools, parks, shopping, restaurants, and all major highways while being very secluded. 2 parcels are included in this sale. 6+ acres includes the house; 1 + acres has woods including the holly forest. Blueprints are included! Seller including a full 1 year home warranty.
Property Class
Type of Property
Garage Spaces
3+ Car Parking
Pool Type
No Pool
Has AC?
None Available
Exeter Township
Berks County
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: Kitchen w/Breakast Bar
Foundation: Slab
Garage Type: Attached
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 267,894
Laundry Type: Main-Floor Laundry
Area: Exeter Township
Lot Area Acreage: 7.840000
Lot Description: Irregular Lot
Lot Dimensions: IRREG
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Main Entrance: Foyer
Main Floor Baths: 3
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 3724
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Patio
Property Age: 65
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Pitched Roof
Room Count: 11
Structures: Barn/Farm Building(s)
Zoning Code: RES
Heat: Gas, Hot Water, Radiant, Zoned
Cooling: Central A/C
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, Loft, Workshop, Other Room 4, Game/Media Room, Mudroom, Laundry Room
Master Bedroom
23 x 14, level Main
Second Bedroom
17 x 13, level Main
Third Bedroom
17 x 13, level Main
Fourth Bedroom
11 x 11, level Upper 1
Living Room
18 x 14, level Main
Dining Room
11 x 14, level Main
13 x 18, level Main
11 x 13, level Main
21 x 14, level Main
20 x 10, level Upper 1
21 x 23, level Main
Interior Features: Security System, Cable TV-Wired, Central Vacuum, Water Treatment System, Replacement Windows
Appliances: Kitchen w/Double Sink, Ki
Attics: Walk-Up Attic
Fireplace Features: Marble Fireplace, LivingRoom/Great Room Fireplace, Gas/Propane Firepalce, Kitchen Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Tile/Brick, Stone Flooring
Exterior: Stone
Tax Year
Total Taxes

Area Highlights

User reviews and recommendations of top nearby restaurants.

Alebrije Mexican Restaurant


Distance: 0.28 Miles

Rating 46 reviews
Sebastiano's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

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Distance: 0.32 Miles

Rating 18 reviews
Charcoal Chef Sam-Mar's Original


Distance: 0.33 Miles

Rating 5 reviews
Best China Chef


Distance: 0.42 Miles

Rating 5 reviews
Frank & Diannah's Arbor Inn


Distance: 0.49 Miles

Rating 34 reviews
Sophia's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

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Distance: 0.57 Miles

Rating 7 reviews
China Penn

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Distance: 0.6 Miles

Rating 30 reviews
Breakfast Hut


Distance: 0.7 Miles

Rating 17 reviews
Panera Bread

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Distance: 0.77 Miles

Rating 15 reviews
Bruno's Pizza Restaurant


Distance: 0.85 Miles

Rating 27 reviews

School Information

Great Schools

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Exeter Twp Senior High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-12

Exeter Twp Junior High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-9

Reiffton School

Type: Public

Level: 5-6

St. Catharine of Siena School

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

Mount Penn Elementary School

Type: Public

Level: 2-6

Mt Penn Primary Center

Type: Public

Level: K-1

Winston Hall School

Type: Private

Level: PK-2

Owatin Creek Elementary School

Type: Public

Level: K-4

Jacksonwald El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5

Antietam Middle School/High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-12

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