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105 Stoops Road, Gettysburg, Adams County $475,000
4 bedrooms, 2 baths
Historic 1865 Home original wood frame farm house containing original floors, windows, doors, fixtures and trim. House has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, Formal Living Room with fireplace, Dining Room, and spacious Country Kitchen, additional room off the kitchen for home office, library or sitting room.
It contains two stairways, a full basement with walk in fireplace and outside entryway. Spacious attic could be finished for third floor use. Barn and outbuildings in good condition. A property that can be used for horses, vineyard, organic farming or historic bed and breakfast. All nestled on a picturesque 49.8 acres with pond and stream. Barn is #202 in the Historic Gettysburg - Adams County Historic Barn Registry. A historic documentation is being completed on the land and farm background.
This is a beautiful historic home set in a picturesque bucolic setting in the historic rolling acres of Gettysburg Pennsylvania. It has been kept as close to original state as possible. An perfect home for those seeking respite from the hectic life of the city or urban environment. An historic home lovers dream in a dream setting.
Contact: Mary Anne Bayer
6480 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
PENNSYLVANIA AT RISK PROPERTY
SOLD: Bachelors' Quarters, Old Economy, 284 13th St, Ambridge, Beaver County $19,000
Often referred to as the bachelors’ quarters, this building once housed the single men of the Harmony Society and is both historically and architecturally significant.
The Harmonists' emerging philosophy of celibacy, which is represented by this building, played a critical role in leading to the religious sect’s eventual extinction. The property is located in the Old Economy National Historic Landmark district and in a locally regulated historic district.
Despite its tremendous historic significance, the bachelors' quarters has deteriorated to the point where its future is uncertain. Used for decades as a multi-unit rental property, the property is now for sale and in need of a new owner who will complete the extensive rehabilitation and get the building back into productive use. The property was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania At Risk list.
Rare opportunity to own 12 room Harmonist House in Historic District of Old Economy Viallage within a half a block form the State Museum Village Site. Large Double house with side yard on Tree lined street across from historic log cabin and 2 houses from Merchant Street commercial corridor. Although residential, historic district allows limited commercial uses compatible with Historic Neighborhood. Home is "as-is" and ready for renovation. Exterior Renovations will require historic review board review.
Steve Roberts, 412/867-9311
SOLD to a hotelier for $710,000 Opening bid $250,000
This could be a "last chance" situation for an amazing mansion -- the finest work by Addison Hutton, "the Quaker architect." Preservation-minded buyer needed! Loch Aerie aka Lockwood Mansion goes to auction on Thursday, April 21.
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Black Oak Farm, 251 Yarmouth Lane, Media, PA 19063 $750,000
“Black Oak Farm” with its storied past, and all the luxury of the present, is ready to be apart of your family’s future. This historic home, originally purchased via a William Penn grant in the late 1600’s, has had 13 owners. Many original features still remain, including hardwood floors, deep window sills, trim, light fixtures and hardware. Every room has been renovated while keeping historic essence.
In the mid-nineteenth century, the large kitchen was added on & through recent upgrades is now a cook’s dream. From its 6-burner Dacor cooking top with a convenient mini refrigerator directly to the left, double oven stove, a baking hutch, pantry closet and plenty of granite counter space. Hardwood floors, wooden ceiling beams, brick walls, tumbled marble backsplash and a gas burning stove make this room a warm and homey place to entertain. A wonderful room off the kitchen has custom wainscoting, a built-in corner cabinet and an oversized stone, wood burning fireplace. Directly connected is the library with built-in bookshelves which could be used as a home office or playroom. Connected to the room off the kitchen and the library is the original “parlor,” featuring a Rumsford fireplace, could be used as another living area or a formal dining room. Off of the library is a bright room with plenty of windows and skylights that is perfect for a mini-gym, & also has a full bathroom attached as well as access to the side deck. This section of the home could easily be turned into an in-law suite! The second floor boasts two master suites and a third B/R all with original hardwood floors, deep window sills and plenty of windows. Walking into the first master suite, you are greeted by lovely windows which look out to the pool area. A marble bathroom attached to this bedroom is a relaxing sanctuary with a jacuzzi tub, beautiful vanity and a rain shower. Not only does the second master suite have a view to the pool, but also a decorative fireplace (easy to hook-up) and a recently updated full bathroom. Walking up the back stairs, you will find a picturesque bathroom with original stone walls, a kitchenette and a laundry area. Also on the top floor is a stunning sixth bedroom and a large loft/sitting room.
Looking off of the wood front porch to the fenced-in recently renovated pool area, which is connected with electric, water and can be reached by wireless internet. New cedar shake roof, Summer 2015.
For more information about the listing, click here
The Griesser LaPierre Team ◦ Keller Williams Real Estate
484/380-5527 or 484-995-7730
www.GriesserTeam.com ◦ email@example.com
991 Palmers Mill Road, Media, Marple Township, Delaware County $688,000
Farm is situated on a 4 acre parcel located in Marple Township, PA that
is primarily surrounded by open space and pasture with the exception of
an area to the south of the property that currently contains very large
upscale suburban residences. The farm is comprised of three major
buildings and includes a large farmhouse that was constructed in three
historic phases; a circa 1750 house, a circa 1820 house and a circa 1920
hyphen that connects the two houses. There is also an extra large 18th
century barn and icehouse, a milk house and three two-bedroom apartments
included with this property. These buildings have public water and
sewer and are located on an attractive setting with large mature trees,
winding, flower-lined drives, expansive lawns and remnants of a formal
garden. The barn is still used for boarding horses and split rail
fencing encloses pastures for the animals. Property can be either
historically preserved or if permitted by Marple Township for the
construction of two upscale homes, Easy access to Rt. 252, Rt. 320, Rt.
1, Rt. 3, Rt.76 & 476. 15 Minutes from King of Prussia! Close to
schools, restaurants and shopping.
c. 1750 house is a 3-story, 2-bay, 2-pile English Colonial Vernacular
style farmhouse constructed of randomly coursed fieldstone. The first
and second story windows are 6/6 double hung sashes with the third story
having been replaced with 1/1’s. This 5 bedroom, 2 full bath home with
an updated kitchen is currently utilized as a rental property.
The c. 1820 farmhouse is a 2.5 story 5-bay, 3-pile Federal style mansion
constructed of randomly coursed fieldstone. It has a side gable roof
with 2 front gabled dormers with 6/6 double hung sash windows. The gable
ends have quarter-round lights. The front façade is balanced with a
centered entrance and the recessed front door is graced with a classical
frontispiece with gabled pediment with prominent return eaves and
fluted pilasters at each side. The roof is less than 4 years old. The
rear of the structure offers a unique architectural tower and metal fire
escape. The 3 full bath 2 half bath house, currently utilized as office
space, is easily converted back into a 4 plus bedroom dwelling.
The Barn was constructed c. 1830 of wood and stone. It is a
multiple bay and pile bank barn with an expansive gable roof. The Milk
house is situated directly east of the barn and consists of a studio
“apartment” with a full bath, studio kitchen and a loft. The icehouse is
situated in the south yard and constructed of coursed fieldstone with
board and batten construction on the upper half.
Located on the north side of the barn are three two bedroom one full
bath apartments that are currently used as income property. Current
tenants pay a monthly rent and are responsible for paying their own
utilities. All buildings and apartments are currently wired for cable,
burglary and fire protection.
Delaware County Historical Society
610 359-0832 or 610 359-0826
G.C. Murphy Building, 519-521 Market Street, Johnsonburg $75,000
- Built in 1892, this potential-popping property is located in Johnsonburg's Historic District and designated a Historic Property.
- 12,750 square foot building is located on a 50 x 85 city lot
- Three stories, plus a poured basement, has a 12 year old rubber roof, and 4 methods of egress.
- Brick exterior, hardwood floors, city water, and natural gas.
From the owner: I purchased the GC Murphy building in 2014 with the sincere hope of saving it from falling into the hands of someone who didn't appreciate its historic properties or its potential. I owned a photography studio, which I moved into the building. The building was cleaned from top to bottom prior to my purchase. I added a washroom on the first floor; replaced the broken windows; refinished the first floor hardwood; and refinished one set of doors. There are so many ways that this treasure can be used; however, the changing industry has forced me to close my studio. My dream would be to have event spaces on the first and third floors with rooms for rent on the second floor.
Johnsonburg currently has no hotels, motels, or bed and breakfasts; so when people come to town for weddings, funerals, baptisms, family gatherings, business at the papermill, etc. they are forced to stay in a neighboring town. The GC Murphy building has so much character, and there is an empty lot just feet from the front door that would be wonderful for parking. (the empty lot does not come with the building) I hope that someone is able to purchase and bring this treasure to life or invest in saving it.
For more information, contact:
Old Vance Inn, 13703 Main St, Fort Loudon – $249,900
Circa 1790 income-producing property includes 5 rental units and offers several good potential uses with open floor plan space on each level and visible stone walls. The Inn had a fire in the original section and the owners gutted the interior; many renovations have been completed. Rental units ranging between 1-2 bedrooms with individual exterior access. Much more included in price!
Country setting, close to mountain.
.820 Acres- 35,719 sq ft.
Heating System: Baseboard, Heating Fuel: Bottled Gas/ Propane
Cooling System: Ceiling Fan, Cooling Fuel: Electric
Hot Water: Bottled Gas
Water, Sewer, Septic: Public
Carl Ocker Real Estate, LLC. - Carl Ocker 717-658-2999
Grove's Department Store, 504 Washington Street, Huntingdon, Huntingdon County Now $109,900
William Reed & Sons, circa 1895.
Grand old store front building in downtown Huntingdon.
Historic details include the original stained glass windows, architectural structures, tin ceilings and more. Many of the original architectural elements seen in the photo of the
full front of the building (decorated in red, white and blue buntings
for Old Home Week in the early 1900's) are stored in the 4th floor.
Large first floor storeroom/showroom.
Second floor features a dance studio and older office section, as well as large ballroom.
Third floor features large open room and smaller office area.
Numerous possibilities such as store front and apartments, Section 8 housing, multi-floor shopping, business incubator, co-op office or studio space.
Newer gas furnace, rubber roof.
Sq. Ft.: 12,960.00
Current owners would like to find preservation-minded new owners who will be good stewards and contribute to the long-term vitality of this historic downtown location.
Agent: Tim Schrack
More photographs available at link
904 Main Street, Alexandria – $179,900
Historical mill built 1833, now being use as office and lab space on 3.53 Acre tract in Alexandria.
Large rooms. 5 floors, including basement and 4th floor.
6 very nice offices and 1 beautiful conference room.
Updated heating system.
Property was previously used as residence and office.
Lots of off street parking with paved driveway and additional parking in the rear.
Many rooms have beautiful knotty pine paneling and pine floors.
7800 square feet of net leasable space area.
Property borders Juniata River.
Easy access to Rt 22, State Forest, Lower Trail, also easy Drive to State College and Altoona
MLS # 2813533
Historical overview: The Gemmill Mill is a local landmark closely associated with the history of Alexandria and Porter Township. It occupies a large lot on the banks of the Juniata River, adjacent to the National Register-eligible Alexandria Historic District. The grandsons of town founder Elizabeth Gemmill built the imposing frame grist mill in 1833 near two important routes of travel and
commerce: the Pennsylvania Canal and the Huntingdon, Cambria and Indiana Turnpike. Under the ownership of Jacob Gemmill and then James H. Dysart, it was one of the most important mills in the area for over a century. Milling was discontinued when its mill dam on the Juniata River was destroyed by the great flood of 1936. In 1954 the property was acquired by John Rhodes who converted the building into a combined home and business. Since 2000 it has served as the headquarters office for a history/preservation/archaeology consulting firm which would like to find a preservation-minded new owner who values the building’s historical significance.
Although adapted for modern use, the Gemmill Mill still retains many of its original architectural features and is well-suited to serve a variety of possible functions.
For more information, contact Burgess Smith
Fairbrook Manor, Pennsylvania Furnace, Huntingdon County $3,200,000
Also known as Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion, Lyons Mansion or The Cedars, Fairbrook Manor is now for sale.
This 40-acre estate contains a 13-bedroom, 28-room stone house that was
originally built in 1834 and is listed in the National Register of
With private access to Spruce Creek and a 5-acre pond, the property
provides world class fly fishing and would be a wonderful residence, inn
or corporate retreat. Additional acreage and furnishings may be
available at an additional cost. Located 20 minutes from Penn State University and State College, PA.
111 West Main Street, New Holland, Lancaster County $410,000
Queen Anne, built 1887, in downtown New Holland. Zoned C-1 for residential or commercial use. 4,203 square ft spacious living area with 414 sq ft in finished basement, all heated and cooled. 5 bedrooms – 2-1/2 baths including large master suite with 2 walk-in closets and a cedar closet and a Victorian bath with original fixtures. Kitchen/breakfast room has custom built-in cabinetry with hand-blown glass and teak counter tops
10 ft. ceilings, custom trim, numerous closets and wood flooring throughout. Stained glass windows and beautiful chandeliers, Huge wrap-around front porch
Mechanicals up-to-date; two zones for central heating (natural gas) and air conditioning throughout. Basement workshop
Attached two-car garage with large attic above AND detached 1,344 square foot, two-story carriage house with basement, two-car garage and adjoining courtyard.
House meticulously maintained; roof two years old; freshly painted interior
Contact: Joe Patterson at 717-823-7556
37 East Main Street, Strasburg, Lancaster County Now $249,900
Register listed historic home in Strasburg built in 1874 features pine
floors throughout, antique lighting, exposed brick walls and a second
floor screened in balcony. Detached 2 car garage has plenty of storage
above and lovely landscaping surrounds this property. Great pride has
been taken in staying true to this home's history!
For more information, contact
Phone: (855) 406-4290
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Herr's Mill Covered Bridge, Lancaster County FREE (to be moved)
famous Herr’s Mill Bridge has been a Pennsylvania landmark for nearly
170 years. Lancaster County’s oldest and longest covered bridge, it is a
standout even among the area’s multiple other fine bridges. Listed
on the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1980, the
Herr’s Mill Bridge has already been identified as a significant resource
at the local, state and national levels. This Bridge is available free to a good home, provided that it will be re-erected in its entirety.
52 - 54 BOYLSTON STREET, BRADFORD, McKEAN COUNTY $975,000
OF LOVE -- Stunning, completely renovated commercial building with top
of the line finishes, located in Bradford's Downtown Historic District.
One of the finest structures in town, move in ready. Currently set as
two separate doctors’ offices, one on each floor. It can be easily
converted in any other setup, with separate entrances. First level,
currently set as doctor’s office, has four exam rooms, three offices,
large front desk office, two waiting rooms, break room with kitchenette,
two bathrooms, and storage rooms. Telephone system, wireless internet
and Direct TV already installed. Three-zone HVAC system.
Second level is long-term leased, and also set as multiple doctor’s
offices. It has large waiting room, six exam rooms, four offices, X-ray
room, two bathrooms, storage rooms, and large reception area. Many
original architectural details throughout the 1892 building. Original
gas fireplaces with exotic wood mantels in all waiting rooms and some
offices, African wood paneling throughout whole first and
floor, original stairway with stainless steel railings, all inside
doors, and doors and windows molding. Both handmade metal entrance doors
were imported from Mexico. Space for new elevator created and new
elevator installed. Adjacent to the building is private parking lot with
25 parking spaces.
Contact: Kathleen Obermeyer, Sales Associate
ERA Real Estate
709 Penllyn Pike, Lower Gwynedd PA 19002, Montgomery County $1,350,000
6 bedrooms, 6 baths. Spectacular Colonial home featuring old charm with modern amenities on over 2 acres in the heart of Lower Gwynedd. Dating back to 1829, this gem has been completely updated throughout. The property features 6 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, refinished hard wood flooring throughout, amazing millwork, deep-sill windows, and over 7000 sq. ft. of living space. Enjoy the gourmet eat-in kitchen with solid wood cabinetry, soap stone counter tops, stone backsplash, top of the line stainless steel appliances, exposed beams and a breakfast area with an electric fireplace. Living space includes a formal Living and Dining Room, a Library, and a Family Room with French doors leading out to a covered brick patio in the lovely backyard. The grounds are sensational with a brick patio and courtyard, a back porch and views of the original stone walls surrounding the property in your own private sanctuary. Upstairs, the Master Suite offers an oasis after a long day with a sitting area, large walk-in closet, newly renovated Master Bath with ceramic tile, double cherry vanity, walk-in shower and a covered balcony with gorgeous views of the grounds. There is a Princess Suite with full Bath and fireplace, 6 additional Bedrooms and 2 full Baths on the second level. The third level offers 2 more Bedrooms and a full Bath for private quarters.
The home includes 8 fireplaces, 2-zoned HVAC and public water and sewer. There is a carriage house with heat and electricity and a barn that could be used as a 3-car garage.
Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors
721 Skippack Pike, Suite 100
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Office: (215) 619-0525
Cell: (484) 431-3528
PENNSYLVANIA AT RISK PROPERTY FOR SALE
Old Hickory, 4 North Main Street, Coudersport, Potter County $65,000
known as the F. W. Knox residence, Old Hickory is a 3-story frame
building in the Italianate style. Construction of the house began in
1875 and was completed in 1880, using local lumber, and sparing no
expense to make it the finest private home in Potter County. The elegant
house is characterized by a prominent tower with round arched windows
and a bracketed roof, as well as other decorative wood detailing in the
gable ends, window hoods, porches and more.
In 1928, the Knox family sold the mansion, and it was converted for use
as an inn known as Old Hickory Tavern. Through the mid-20th century, Old
Hickory was the place to be for evenings out, corporate parties and
more. The building has been vacant since 1987. It is listed in the
National Register of Historic Places as part of the Coudersport Historic
District. Read more about this property in Preservation Pennsylvania's 2013 Pennsylvania At Risk List newsletter -- click here
Amazing opportunity to own a piece of Coudersport History. This once
beautiful Italianate home and former Old Hickory Inn built in 1880,
still has so much to offer. There are three floors with about 1,690
square feet each and three sets of curved wooden staircases. The
fireplaces were restored along with the chimneys. So many possibilities
for this one of a kind building. Call for more information or to take a
walk through time and dream. MLS128203
Howard Hanna Real Estate
Congruity Stagecoach Inn
1142 Old William Penn Highway , Greensburg, Westmoreland County $249,000
(3 BR) (historical stagecoach inn) built c.1820. Additional
warehouse/studio-soaring 2 story designed w/ cathedral ceiling &
windows spanning 2 floors w/ double door loading dock/attached upper
annex. Property has multiple business/personal possibilities. Public
Water w/ Self Cleaning EPA designed/approved Sewage System. Bilevel
(Ample) Parking. Wooded Acreage. Buildings are in good condition with
separate oil & electric.
House has been determined eligible for the National Register of
Historic Places. Originally a tavern and inn, the site later served as a
recruiting station for Civil War soldiers and then as a glove factory.
High Ceilings/Plank Flooring/Blown Glass Window/3 Exposed
Fireplaces & 3 covered (6 total)/. Full Bsmt with separate Stone
Cold Cellar entrance.
Studio easily subdivided into 5 Multi-Use areas. Sylvan Setting on Rte 22. $1,000 Bonus to Selling Broker.
4127 State Route 130, Stahlstown, Westmoreland County
$195,750 ––> $195,000
Colonial (c. 1790s) stone home with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 3 stone fireplaces, and 30"-thick walls.
Original floors, doors, chestnut beams & lots of endearing
built-ins enhance the historic charm of this wonderful home. New windows
(2 yrs), central air, new furnace with heat pump and metal roof will
keep you comfortable year-round.
Carport for 2, parking area for 2 more. Home Warranty. Ideally
located near PA Turnpike, ski resorts, minutes from Donegal Lake, and
only 8 miles from historic Ligonier.
Contact: Wade Stoner, Northwood Realty Services, 724-838-9643 x1957 or 860-460-3497
302 S. Front Street, Wrightsville, York County
$324,900 ---> $299,900
c.1840 riverfront mansion. While retaining period style including a
fine entrance hall with staircase and five fireplace fronts throughout,
this gem has just undergone a full, top-quality renovation: all new
electric, plumbing, zoned gas heat and central air, kitchens, baths,
replacement windows and more. Private in-laws quarters.
Possible B&B: 3 independent suites with full private baths, plus 2 unfinished bedrooms on 3rd floor.
Riverfront views. Walkable to grocery, bakery, and restaurants. Easy access to recreation including hiking trails and kayaking.
Dave Foulk, Realtor
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty
215 South Centerville Road
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-586-3558 | www.davefoulkrealtor.com