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3612 Old Philadelphia Pike

Bethlehem, PA 18015

Once part of a 90-acre estate known on a 1756 deed as "Bordaria" (Latin for "small estate"), Wydnor Hall is a historic eastern Pennsylvania landmark that was rescued from near oblivion 20 years ago by the current owner. Transformed from a decrepit 4-apartment hull back to its previous grandeur as a grand manor house, it has been run successfully as a European-style B&B for many years. It is now being offered for sale for the first time since its resurrection (see also MLS 6861656). Reflecting its proud origins, the property is full of the rich architectural detail typical of Pennsylvania Georgian style, with vintage moldings, sweeping stair case with traditional newel post and railing, ultra-high ceilings, solid plaster walls, original wood floors, and handsome fireplaces. The front entry welcomes visitors through a half-glass door, sidelights, and transom into the classic foyer. Flanking the foyer, the formal living and dining rooms are elegantly proportioned, each with its own fireplace. An enchanting tiled sunroom off the kitchen overlooks the patio, plantings, & sweep of lawn. The large kitchen area offers both a butler pantry as well as a cooking area with commercial appliances, plus a small office and half bath. Cozy owner's quarters above include a separate bedroom, bath, and living room/office. Upstairs, four generous bedroom suites are gently illuminated by multiple large windows, and have their own en suite full baths. Separate from the manor house is whimsical "Bordaria Cottage," reminiscent of a caretaker's lodge, offering additional quarters including living room with stone wall accents, bedroom with a wall of windows, beverage bar, and stunning bath with spa-like artisan tile. A five-car detached garage provides shelter for plenty of vehicles and other equipment. Unique among historic homes of this size and vintage is the full array of modern utilities and mechanicals -- public water and sewer, natural gas heat, and central air conditioning. A marvelous opportunity to own a piece of Lower Saucon history either as a personal residence or continuing as an area bed & breakfast!
Status
ACTIVE
Property Class
Commercial
Parking
1to5CarGar, OnSiteGar, StonePark
Subdivision
Not In Development
Area
L Saucon Township
City
Bethlehem
County
Northampton County
Building Facade Orientation: East
Building Features: CeilingFans, Kit
Building Floors: 3.00
Building Name: WYDNOR HALL
Buildings: 2
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 40,411
Area: L Saucon Township
Location: Suburban
Lot Area Acreage: 1.670000
Net SqFt: 5570
Ownership: Fee Simple
Plumbing: CopperPlumb
Property Age: 196
Type: Commercial
Roof: Pitched Roof, Shi
Sale Includes: Land&Buildng, Bu
Topography: Level
Year In Business: 10+ Years
Zoning Code: R12
Water: Public
Sewer: Public Sewer
Floor: Tile/Brick, Wood, CarpetFlr, Vinyl
Exterior: Stone, Stucco
Exterior Amenities: PubTransNear
Tax Year
2016
Total Taxes
$9,264

Area Highlights

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Taps Tavern

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Distance: 0.67 Miles

Rating 34 reviews
Yianni's Taverna

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Distance: 0.74 Miles

Rating 130 reviews
Lorenzo's Pizza

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Distance: 1.46 Miles

Rating 11 reviews
Arelis Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

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Rating 22 reviews
Matey's Famous Steaks & Pizza

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Bolete Restaurant

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Distance: 1.49 Miles

Rating 236 reviews
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Rating 34 reviews
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Distance: 1.72 Miles

Rating 34 reviews
Melt

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Distance: 1.75 Miles

Rating 173 reviews
Kome

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Rating 163 reviews

School Information

Great Schools

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St. Michael the Archangel Upr

Type: Private

Level: N/a


Fountain Hill El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5


Kidspeace Broadway School

Type: Private

Level: 2, 4-11


Holy Child School

Type: Private

Level: K-8


ARTS ACADEMY CS

Type: Charter

Level: 5-8


Kids Peace School-Washington

Type: Private

Level: 9-12


Harry S Truman El School

Type: Public

Level: K-5


Broughal Middle School

Type: Public

Level: 6-8


Holy Infancy School

Type: Private

Level: PK-8

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