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Address
284 Forrest Road Mertztown, PA
Price
$ 629,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#1000257243
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyBERKS
  • CityMertztown
  • AreaLongswamp Twp
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip19539
  • StyleFarmhouse/National Folk
  • Year Built1907
  • Taxes15923
  • Price$ 629,900
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage5804
  • Lot Size11.78 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
RE/MAX Of Reading
Property Description

Welcome to Toad Hall...an enchanting property at the end of a long private road set on 11.8 acres tucked in an old growth forest with hiking trails and a creek with several cascades along deer and garden paths. History buffs will love discovering the ruins of a 1700's Huguenot redoubt and probable Native American midden mounds. Newly constructed 18 ton wooden bridge with lantern light posts, a 2-story 20'x30' pole barn with electricity, 10'x20' horse barn, plus 2-car detached garage and additional parking areas. 25'x8' stone veranda, stone deck around new in-ground 35,000 gal. pool with spa and multi-color, programmable LED light system. Clean and green tax savings in place! Nearby private and public airports for small aircraft. Space for heliport on the property. Nearby express transportation to Philly and New York! Grand Addition to 1800s Stone Farmhouse...5,804 square feet of old world charm and French country elegance! Grand foyer presenting oak staircase with minstrel's gallery, old reclaimed random width oak floors through most of house, solid wood doors, two claw foot tubs remain, hand-made stained glass French doors, many decorative sconce lights, sunlit art studio/office, in-law residence offers ramp access, kitchen, living room, bed and bath. Open design between great room featuring stone fireplace, oak & quartz chef's kitchen and solarium style breakfast room with walk-out to screened porch! Airy & Artistic upper level hall/balcony, 4 en suite bedrooms with vessel sinks. Master bedroom and bath floating in the tree tops surrounded by window views and French doors to large sunning deck. Tile surround jetted tub, tile counters with unique vessel sink, pocket door to lavatory and walk-in closet. Convenient laundry hookup on same level!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Unknown Elementary School Unknown Middle School Unknown High School
Price History
7/12/2017 Listed $629,900

General Features

Accessibility Mobility Improvements
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Cool Fuel Geothermal
County/Parish BERKS
Garage Y/N Yes
HOA Y/N No
Levels 2
MLS Area Longswamp Twp (10259)
New Construction No
Open Parking Spaces 6.00
Price Per Sq Ft 108.53
Property Attached Y/N No
Property Condition Average+
Property Type Residential
School District BRANDYWINE HEIGHTS AREA
Senior Community Y/N No
Structure Type Detached
Tax Year 2018
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Zoning RES

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 5804
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Appliances Oven - Wall, Oven - Self Cleaning, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
Basement Full, Unfinished
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.0
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 4.0
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Central Air Y/N No
Cooling Geothermal
Electric 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
Fireplace Features Stone
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Wood, Fully Carpeted, Vinyl, Tile/Brick
Full Baths 5
Heating Forced Air, Zoned
Heating Fuel Geo-thermal
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Interior Features Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, Skylight(s), CeilngFan(s), Exposed Beams, Breakfast Area
Laundry Type Upper Floor
Living Area 5804
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Bedroom 1, In-Law/auPair/Suite, Other, Office
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 1
Total Rooms 11
Utilities Cable TV
Window Features Bay/Bow

Exterior Features

Possession Negotiable
# Of Detached Garage Spaces 4
Architectural Style Farmhouse/National Folk
Construction Materials Stucco, Stone
Exterior Features Exterior Lighting
Foundation Details Stone, Brick/Mortar
Garage Features Other
Garage Spaces 4.00
Lot Dimensions IRREG
Lot Features Irregular, Level, Open, Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
Lot Size Acres 11.78
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 513137.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Other Structures Above Grade, Barn/Farm Building
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Patio(s), Balcony
Pool Features In Ground
Pool Y/N Yes
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Roof Pitched, Shingle
Sewer On Site Septic
Total Garage and Parking Spaces 10
Type of Parking Driveway, Detached Garage
Water Access Y/N Yes
Water Body Type Creek
Water Oriented Y/N Yes
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19539

Price
AVG $250K
$630K
Taxes
AVG $5,522
$15,923
Visits
AVG 25
180
Year Built
AVG 1932
1907

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