Berks County Homes for Sale, Womelsdorf Real Estate Listings, 274 Charming Forge Road, MLS #6589909 Luxury Homes, Condos, Estates for Sale

274 Charming Forge Road

Womelsdorf, PA 19567

Arguably the finest "country" house in the early days of our nation, the Charming Forge Mansion (1784) features "Philadelphia" quality woodwork in every room. The early wing (1749) is nearly intact from the colonial days when "Baron" Steigel, the original iron master, found the setting "charming". It remains so with the surroundings along the Tulpehocken Creek protected by a local land trust. A museum quality restoration began in 1994, modern amenities were installed with remarkable care and sensitivity. Outbuildings received the same careful attention: a carriage barn large enough for four cars, a privy housing a generator, a summer kitchen, bake oven and an ancillary stone dwelling. In the early 19th century, the Union Canal was built in front of the property. The towpath and canal bed remain along with the stone arch tunnel and a lock further downstream. This is a fine antique house for a modern lifestyle, w/designer kitchen, 4 baths, radiant heat, central air, stocked trout stream, etc.
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Residential
Type of Property
Detached
Style
Colonial, Tradit
Design
3+Story
Fireplaces
3
Garage Spaces
4
Parking
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str, Private
Pool Type
No Pool
Basement
Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement
Has AC?
Yes
Subdivision
None Available
Middle School
CONRAD WEISER
High School
CONRAD WEISER
Area
Marion Township
City
Womelsdorf
County
Berks County
Building Facade Orientation: East
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Dining/Kitchen: EatInKitchen
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Garage Type: Detached
Hot Water: Oil, S/W Changeo
Land SqFt: 2,113,531
Laundry Type: Main-Floor Laundry
Area: Marion Township
Location Type: Stream/Creek, Wa
Lot Area Acreage: 48.520000
Lot Description: Level Lot, Sloping Lot, Open Lot, Trees/Wooded
Lot Dimensions: 1000X1000
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR
Main Entrance: Center Hall
Main Floor Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 7821
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Patio, Porch, Bre
Property Age: 235
Condition: Average+
Type: Detached
Roof: Shingle-Wood
Structures: Shed, Second House, Spring House
Upper Floor Baths: 3
Water Frontage: 1500
Year Rehabilitated: 1995
Zoning Code: RES
Heat: Oil, Hot Water, Forced Air, Radiant
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, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, In-Law/auPair/Ste, Other Room 4
Stories
Main, Upper 1
Master Bedroom
18 x 17, level Upper 1
Second Bedroom
19 x 18, level Upper 1
Third Bedroom
14 x 18, level Upper 1
Fourth Bedroom
15 x 10, level Upper 1
Living Room
18 x 20, level Main
Dining Room
17 x 18, level Main
Family Room
14 x 22, level Main
Kitchen
17 x 15, level Main
Library
18 x 20, level Main
Center H
37 x 11, level Main
5th Br
18 x 17, level Upper 1
Office
11 x 11, level Upper 1
Interior Features: Security System, 9'+ Ceiling, Exposed Beams
Exterior Features: StreetLights, SatelliteDsh
Attics: Pull-Down Stairs
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement
Fireplace Features: Stone Fireplace, FamRoomFireP, Main Bedroom Fireplace, Dining Room Fireplace
Floor: Wood
Exterior: Stone
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$9,851

Area Highlights

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New China

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Distance: 1.88 Miles

Rating 4 reviews
P&J PIzza

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Distance: 1.96 Miles

Rating 7 reviews
Stouch Tavern

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Distance: 2.01 Miles

Rating 9 reviews
Pizza Hut

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Distance: 2.23 Miles

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Blue Mountain Family Restaurant

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Distance: 2.29 Miles

Rating 2 reviews
Johnny & Hons Smokehaus

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Distance: 2.42 Miles

Rating 15 reviews
Heidelberg Family Restaurant

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Distance: 2.45 Miles

Rating 8 reviews
Blue Star Family Restaurant

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Distance: 2.87 Miles

Rating 2 reviews
Tony's Family Restaurant

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Distance: 2.95 Miles

Rating 11 reviews
Back Forty Bar & Grill

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Distance: 3.17 Miles

Rating 15 reviews

School Information

Great Schools

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North Marion Parochial School

Type: Private

Level: 1-8


Conrad Weiser West Elementary School

Type: Public

Level: K-4


Millbach Mennonite School

Type: Private

Level: 1-10


Millcreek Parochial School

Type: Private

Level: N/a


Millcreek Parochial School

Type: Private

Level: 1-8


Conrad Weiser Middle School

Type: Public

Level: 5-8


Fort Zeller El School

Type: Public

Level: K-2


Tulpehocken Junior-Senior High School

Type: Public

Level: 7-12


Conrad Weiser High School

Type: Public

Level: 9-12


Penn Bernville El School

Type: Public

Level: K-6

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