284 Forrest Road

    MERTZTOWN, PA 19539
    • $499,900
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 550 days
    • ID#: 1000257243
    UPDATED: 46 min ago
    $499,900
    • 5
      BEDS
    • 11.78
      ACRES
    • 5
      BATHS
    • 0
      1/2 BATHS
    • 5,804
      SQFT
    • $86
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1907
    County:

    School Ratings & Info

    School District:

    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!

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    284 Forrest Road MERTZTOWN, PA 19539

    • Price: $499,900
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 46 min ago
    • ID#: 1000257243
    5
    Beds
    5
    Baths
    0
    ½ Baths
    11.78
    Acres
    5,804
    SQFT
    $86
    $/SQFT
    1907
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    None Available
    County:
    Berks
    Area:
    Longswamp Twp (10259)
    School District:
    Brandywine Heights Area
    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!
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Farmhouse/National Folk Construction Materials StuccoStone Exterior Features Exterior Lighting Garage Spaces 4.00 Garage Type Other Garage YN Yes Location Type Creek/Stream Lot Features IrregularLevelOpenTrees/WoodedFront YardRear YardSideyard(S) Other Structures Above GradeBarn/Farm Building Parking Types DrivewayDetached Garage Patio And Porch Features Deck(S)Patio(S)Balcony Pool Yes - Personal Pool Features In Ground Property Condition Average+ Roof PitchedShingle Sign On Property YN Y Water Access YN Yes Water Body Type Creek Water Oriented YN Yes Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 5804 Appliances Oven - WallOven - Self CleaningDishwasherRefrigerator Basement FullUnfinished Basement YN Yes Cooling Geothermal Cooling YN Yes Fireplace Features Stone Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 1 Flooring WoodFully CarpetedVinylTile/Brick Heating Forced AirZoned Heating YN Yes Interior Features Master Bath(S)Kitchen - IslandButlers PantrySkylight(S)Ceiling Fan(S)Exposed BeamsBreakfast Area Laundry Type Upper Floor Levels 2 Net Square Feet 5804.00 Room List Living RoomDining RoomMaster BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3KitchenBedroom 1In-Law/Aupair/SuiteOtherOffice Rooms Total 11 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 5 Walls Ceilings Cathedral Ceilings

    Property Features

    Access To Pool YN Yes Accessibility Features Mobility Improvements Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Geothermal Cross Street Forrest Rd Electric 200+ Amp ServiceCircuit Breakers Entry Location Foyer Foundation Details StoneBrick/Mortar Heating Fuel Geo-Thermal Hot Water Electric Incorporated City Name Longswamp Twp Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 121071317545:TREND Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Property Attached YN No Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 16160.00 Tax Assessment Amount 362300.00 Tax Lot 8126 Utilities Cable Tv Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Well Window Features Bay/Bow Zoning Res

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