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5180 Oley Turnpike Road

Reading, PA 19606

Imagine history, horses, and prime location all wrapped up in one incredible package. This Exeter Township, Berks County farmette is all that and so much more. The original section of this 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath stone farmhouse was built circa 1750. The new addition was added in 1830, when the building served as the Ritter Tavern on the Oley Toll Road. Much has changed since the tavern and toll road days. Modern amenities have made life on the homestead much more convenient, but the charm, character, and warmth of this home and the adjoining buildings has only increased. The original front door now opens into the wood-paneled dining room. The "new" entrance leads into a welcoming center hall with open staircase. To the right is the living room/library with built-in book cases. Beyond is the great room with a functioning brick fireplace. The spacious Quaker Maid kitchen is well designed with modern appliances and extensive cabinetry. The laundry/mud room is located immediately adjacent to the kitchen. Ascending the winding staircase to the second floor, we enter the upstairs hall, from which radiates the four bedrooms. All are large and bright. The master bedroom is particularly inviting, with its own bath and a functioning fireplace. The house is capped with a very large, walk-up attic. Moving outdoors, this amazing property continues to impress. There is the original spring house-summer kitchen, with a huge walk-in fireplace. The "Sweitzer" style bank barn is designed for horses, other livestock, and storage. There is a wagon shed, garages, and a "shop" building. Add to all this the pastures and the free flowing, spring fed stream, and you have just experienced one of the great and unique homesteads of Berks County.
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Farm House
Design
2-Story
Fireplaces
2
Garage Spaces
2
Parking
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Pool Type
No Pool
Basement
Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement
Subdivision
None Available
Area
Exeter Township
City
Reading
County
Berks County
Building Facade Orientation: South
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: EatInKitchen
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Garage Type: Detached
Hot Water: S/W Changeover
Land SqFt: 331,492
Laundry Type: Main-Floor Laundry
Area: Exeter Township
Location Type: Stream/Creek
Lot Area Acreage: 7.610000
Lot Description: Irregular Lot, Open Lot
Lot Dimensions: IRREG
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR
Main Entrance: Center Hall
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 3217
Ownership: Fee Simple
Pets Allowed: Yes
Porch/Deck: Patio, Porch
Property Age: 266
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Shingle Roof
Room Count: 9
Structures: Shed, Barn/Farm Building(s), Spring House
Upper Floor Baths: 2
Zoning Code: SR1
Heat: Oil, Hot Water, Radiator, Baseboard
Cooling: Wall Unit
Water: Well
Sewer: On-Site Septic
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Mudroom, Laundry Room
Stories
Main, Upper 1
Master Bedroom
18 x 17, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
20 x 12, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
19 x 12, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
12 x 10, level Upper 1
Living Room
18 x 17, level Main
Dining Room
20 x 12, level Main
Family Room
25 x 14, level Main
Kitchen
17 x 10, level Main
Interior Features: Attic/House Fan, Stall Shower
Appliances: Kitchen w/Pantry, KitCo
Attics: Walk-Up Attic, Flo
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement
Fireplace Features: Brick Fireplace, FamRoomFireP, Main Bedroom Fireplace
Floor: Wood, Tile/Brick
Exterior: Stone
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$10,483

Area Highlights

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School Information

Great Schools

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Jacksonwald El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5


Owatin Creek Elementary School

Type: Public

Level: K-4


Reiffton School

Type: Public

Level: 5-6


Antietam Middle School/High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-12


Exeter Twp Senior High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-12


Exeter Twp Junior High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-9


Oley Valley El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5


Mount Penn Elementary School

Type: Public

Level: 2-6


Lorane El School

Type: Public

Level: K-4


Mt Penn Primary Center

Type: Public

Level: K-1

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