Magnificent 62 Acre Country Estate
Circa 1850 Stone Farmhouse - Charming Stone Guest House
Early Bank Barn - Exceptional Development Potential -
truly picture-perfect property is one of the prettiest farms
in the entire county. It is the ideal representation of an
early, romantic Pennsylvania farm and is in superb
condition. Over the past 37 years, the owners, using high
quality materials and superior workmanship, have transformed
this classic property into a magnificent estate. Located in
quiet West Penn Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania,
the 1850 stone farm house with its 2 foot thick walls and
cedar shake roof is refurbished from top to bottom. The
house features a large living room with marble fireplace,
formal dining room, high quality modern kitchen, family room
with full stone wall fireplace and open beams, 4 bedrooms,
laundry room and pantry, 2 full baths, and full basement.
The charming guest house is accessed from the main house via
a colonial herringbone patio. There are beautiful views from
almost every window in the main house and guest house. The
large 54’x66’ Pennsylvania German bank barn is in excellent
condition. It features solid chestnut framing and
floorboards, slate roof, stone retaining walls, and macadam
driveways. Attached to the main barn is a 15’x19’ storage
building and a 7’x15’ tool room. There is an additional
12’x27’ concrete block building with an attached 19’x32’
storage barn, used as a 3 car garage. There is a 12’x60’
green house with an attached 12’x14’ potting shed. The
acreage surrounding the house is magnificently landscaped
and also includes a small farm pond on the southern portion
of the property. There are approximately 44 acres of
excellent tillable farmland and about 13 acres of woodland.
A large portion is enrolled in Act 319 program. The property
has over 3,500’ of blacktop road frontage, zoned rural
residential, and has excellent development possibilities.
This is a one of a kind property and a “must see.”
20’x20’8", English wall covering, Italian Marble arched
fireplace, 3 member crown molding ceiling trim with trim
corniced windows, open stairwell to second story (4)
bedrooms, plush carpeting (silk grass), custom deep pine
wood window sills, and all stained trim- typical throughout
home, custom drapery and fiberglass window shades to remain.
Dining Room: 14’x11’5", continuation of living
room décor and all trim similar to living room, Williamsburg
chandelier (8 lite, polished brass). Kitchen and
Family Room Complex: 15’x26’, exposed wood trussed
and planked ceiling, stained wood wall panels, floor to
ceiling stone wall with large fireplace and wood stove
insert, rustic wood mantle, stone center island with Kitchen
Aid cook top (electric) dropped into slate top with under
counter cabinet space, custom copper ventilating hood with
built-in lighting and filters, Built in wall oven. Enviro
air conditioner, kitchen cabinets are solid walnut, new
Whirlpool dishwasher, and large cast iron white enamel sink
under 6’ wide window with beautiful vistas. Laundry,
Pantry, and East Vestibule: 6’x12’, stained wall
panel and wall covering with Penn Slate floors, wood pantry
shelves, custom Maytag washer and dryer, wall cabinets, and
clothes pole. West Vestibule: 4’x9’, colored
slate floor, matching wood paneling, 3 wall closets, all
doors throughout home are solid pine 6 panel raised.
Bath and Wash Room: 11’6"x8’4", cell ceramic floor
tiles (crystalline glaze set in mortar) docket dividing
door, full wall and ceiling tile (mortar set) tub enclosure,
Kohler cast iron tub and lavatory.
Colonial staircase- 6’x14’, hanging smoked glass enclosed
chandelier, pull down disappearing stairs into attic, large
linen closet and smaller bath closet. Master Bedroom:
14"x10’8" includes 7’ closet. Bedroom 2:
11’6"x9’8". Bedroom 3: 11’6"x9’8".
Bedroom 4: 12’x9’8". All bedrooms have closets.
Master Bath: 8’x6’4", cast iron bath tub fully
encased with wall and ceiling mortar set crystalline glazed
ceramic tile, 4’4" high ceramic tile walls and floor set in
mortar, vanity with cast iron sink and large gold-framed
Exterior consists of field stone veneer, aluminum siding,
wood bead board, Anderson insulated casement windows, and
bay unit covered with curved rib seam metal roof tucked
under a gabled overhang with spooled wooden ginger bread.
Guest House Interiors: All floors are covered
with ceramic tile and 6"x6"x ˝” thick sandstone colored
quarry tile set in mortar over concrete. All walls and
ceilings are covered with 4" x 5/8" thick bead board pine
boards and painted with exterior low luster for a
maintenance free interior. Kitchen: 11’6"x9’6"
with 10 continuous casement windows 5’ high units set on
poured in place concrete sills and trimmed in pine. Window
walls have slim line blinds and offer spectacular views of
the Blue Mountains. Electric baseboard heat, candle hanging
chandelier, hanging wall cabinets over electric service with
plumbing and water for future kitchen unit. Built in pantry.
Sitting/Living Room: 11’8"x19’,
ceiling height is 8’8" with 4" crown molding and a
continuous 8" custom pine shelf and bracket at the periphery
set 1’8" below the ceiling. The bay window protrudes out of
the room dimension from floor to ceiling allowing for love
seat and furnishings. Room contains coat closet, recessed
trimmed openings for book casing, a small pot belly wood
stove recessed into a slate covered area, and baseboard
electric heaters. Bath Room: 8’x7’4",
Containing built in fiberglass tub and shower enclosure,
electric wall heater, ceiling fixture, ceramic tile floors,
built in closet and all necessary electric and plumbing for
vanity and toilet. Hot water heater is located in attic
30’x19’ Colonial Brick, paved in herringbone pattern, fully
landscaped with hybrid “Olga” Rhododendrons, Day Lilies,
Blue Rug Junipers, Red Azaleas, English Heather and Lavenda,
Coton Easter along with border planters incorporated into
the patio construction for accent annual coloring. All this
under a large Blue Atcas Cedar which provides shading and
filtered sunlight. Privacy is also enhanced with a large
global Crimson King Maple and a group of Spruce evergreens
along with a bird sanctuary consisting of flowering Crab
Trees, Honey Suckle, and Forsythia.
This area consists of approximately 4.5 acres including
planting beds accenting the solid stone 1850 home, along
with the barn, green house, guest house, and several
Home Beds and Walkways:
Rhododendrons, Sergeant Junipers, Densi Yews, Red Azaleas,
Blue Rug Junipers, Red Barberry, Blue Atlas Cedar, Colorado
Blue Spruce, Concolor Trees, Pampas Grass, Coton Easter,
Japanese Red Maple, Crimson King Maple, Flowering Cherry,
Fire Thorn Pyracantha on sloped stone chimneys, Mountain
Ash, American Holly Bushes, Purple Winter Creeper, and
Pachysandra Ground Covering, White Pines, and Hybrid Poplar
Screening along with many flowering annuals and perennials.
The southern exposure of the green house and walkway contain
a continuous bloom from spring to winter in ascending of
Grape Hyacinth, Daffodils, Tulips, Bearded Iris, Red Peony,
Sedum (Multi-colored), and fall mums.
Include three raised 7’x16’ beds, composting area, black and
red raspberry, asparagus bed, Concord grape trellis, golden
delicious apple tree, and thorn less black berry.
Approximately 44 acres of well drained, gently rolling,
large tillable fields in a high state of cultivation and
being farmed by a tenant farmer.
Approximately 13 acres of woodlands ideal for recreational
use or hunting. Abounds with wild game such as white tail
deer, wild turkeys, pheasants and many more types of
Gary L. Coles at 570-386-5000 for color brochure with many
Gary Lloyd Coles, CRS, GRI.
New Pennsylvania Realty, Inc.
103 Mush Dahl Road
NEW RINGGOLD, PA 17960
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