Old charm, an abundance of natural light, hardwood floors and modern updates await you in this small 226-year-old home conveniently located near shopping, Pa Turnpike, Eagleview Industrial Park, and SEPTA's Paoli-Thorndale Line etc. This unique property is suitable as a small starter home, condo replacement, or for those who wish to downsize but want a bit more space. The home was originally built in 1790 as a log cabin. This Property was expanded and served as a residence and a Cooper Shop providing barrels for grain shipping to England. Original stone wall with horsehair plaster is preserved and displayed in living room with hardwood floors, bay window and built-in corner cupboard. Dining Room with skylight and views of nature from every window. Kitchen is well-functioning, newer cabinets, stainless steel appliances, pantry, hardwood floors and peninsula counter for added workspace. There is a flue in the stone fireplace (originally part of the Cooper Shop) which could be made functional again. European style heat pump installed in wall to serve the main floor. Upstairs two bedrooms and hall bath with a full bath and laundry on the first floor. 7,000KW solar panels provides power, most months the electric bill is only the meter charge. They produce enough power for credits on cloudy days. Attached Garage/Shop, constructed the 80's, has been plumbed with air and water and is fitted with chimney for wood stove to make it the ultimate workshop. The 1921 outhouse is still functional and equipped with WIFI for weather monitoring. Deck, stone patios, large fenced-in yard has plenty of room for gardening, picnics and parties, etc. Shed has electricity, the Green House has electricity and running water. Surrounding land is Open Space or Storm Water Management and cannot be built on. Conveniently located in Downingtown School District. A must-see property!
Type of Property
3+ Car Parking, Drvwy/Off Str
Full, Unfinished, Outside/Walkout Basement
Cooking Fuel: Electric Cooking
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Garage Type: Attached
Hot Water: S/W Changeover
Land SqFt: 22,215
Laundry Type: Main-Floor Laundry
Area: Uwchlan Township
Lot Area Acreage: 0.510000
Lot Description: Level Lot, Open Lot, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Main Floor Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 1712
Ownership: Fee Simple
Property Age: 226
Roof: Pitched Roof, Shi
Structures: Greenhouse, Shed
Upper Floor Baths: 1
Zoning Code: PCID
Heat: Heat Pump/Oil Backup, Hot Water
Cooling: Wall Unit
Sewer: Public Sewer
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Kitchen
Main, Upper 1
Interior Features: Skylight(s), Cable TV-Wired, Bay Window, Stall Shower, Energy Efficient Windows
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