Historic House Listings

Sold. I love this! Circa 1935. Over one acre in PA. $238,500

September 16, 2018

I love this house! Built in 1935. Located on 1.36 acres in Reading, Pennsylvania. Love the stone walls and the flagstone terraces outside. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2,768 square feet. $238,500

From the Zillow listing:


Located in desirable Hessian Camp, this stately stone Tudor home is nestled on 1.37 wooded acres for the ultimate in privacy. Stone walls and flagstone terraces are distinguishing architectural features that welcome you as you approach the entry. As you enter the flagstone courtyard entrance with its stone walls, you are awestruck by the home’s fortress-like presence with its steeply pitched roofline. The warm entrance foyer immediately draws you into to the large light-filled formal living room featuring impressive molding, deep windowsills and fireplace. A large covered porch is accessed off the living room.. Entertaining is a breeze in the impressively sized dining room, flanked by two built-in china cabinets. The expansive kitchen, custom designed by Rutt features cherry cabinetry, an island and granite work surfaces. A side covered porch leads to a walled English secret garden area with flagstones–an enchanting area to enjoy dining al fresco by candlelight. The open stairwell off the foyer descends to the lower daylight walk out finished space. A cozy and inviting wood paneled den/library with fireplace is just off the stairwell. Additionally, a large tiled family room/artist studio with a wood burning fireplace is a perfect setting for gatherings. This room provides access to a side covered porch and a fenced dog run area to the rear. Further down the hall is a large laundry/utility room with additional access to the yard and a private guest suite with private tiled bath offers access to the rear yard. The upper reaches of this home offer a Master Suite with dressing room and full tiled bath. Two additional bedrooms with a Jack & Jill Bathroom and a 4th bedroom or office with unique open staircase leading to a 3rd floor unfinished space currently used as an attic. This home is equipped with a newer gas heating and central air system, security system and a two-car garage.

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