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$998,000 For Sale

215 E Orange Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

5 beds, 3 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,681 sq ft; lot: 8712 sq ft lot - MLS# 1009998800
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Featured in Lancaster City this Stunning Historic Home was built in 1749 and has been thoughtfully and thoroughly updated, remodeled, and cared for. It was once home to James Buchanan before he became our 15th president. It was also home to the Revolutionary war diarist Christopher Marshall and now it can be yours!! Located in the City of Lancaster Historical District the main home has 5 bedrooms 3 full baths and 2 half baths in the main home with over 4, 500 square feet of living space. The main floor holds a formal sitting room and family room (currently being used as an office, an impressive dining room, large cooks' kitchen, and a delightful breakfast room. Both the living room and family rooms have built in cupboards and shelving with brick fireplaces as focal points. An immense dining room has a charming corner fireplace adorned with hand-painted tile. The kitchen has been redone and boasts red rose custom cabinets, soapstone counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and radiant floor heat. Off the kitchen is a bright, cheerful breakfast room with a brilliant view of the courtyard and carriage house. The master en suite is located on the second floor and has a magnificent updated master bath that includes a soaking tub and an oversized walk-in glass shower. The guest suite enjoys its own private bath and a brick fireplace (currently used a sitting room). A beautiful courtyard has been designed and professionally landscaped with Carolina gas lanterns, landscape lighting, and a slate patio. All of the sidewalk bricks were reused to retain the patina and history of the property. The four-car garage features a central vac system, a lift compressor, and a wash bay with floor drains. Over the garage is a newly renovated apartment with another kitchen, bedroom, living room, and full bath offering the options for use as a guest house or possible rental property. The driveway and sidewalks are equipped with a sensor snowmelt system. Other features include the 1st-floor offer surround sound, the doors offer a keyless locking system, and the driveway gate comes equipped with a camera and a call button to allow you to provide access for guests and deliveries. The home is close to major highways yet within walking distance of restaurants, theatres, art galleries, shops, and H.M.Musser Park. Call to schedule your private showing.


  • # of Detached Garage Spaces: 4
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 4,681
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Appliances: Dishwasher
  • Basement: Yes, Full, Unfinished
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 4
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 3.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 3: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 3
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 3
  • Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels: 1
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Half Upper Level 3: 1
  • Baths: 5
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 5
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 3
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3: 2
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • Cooling: Electric
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • County/Area: Lancaster County
  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
  • Entry Location: Center Hall
  • Exclusions: Basement W/D, Garage W/D
  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights, Satellite Dish, Exterior Lighting
  • Flooring Type: Wood, Tile/Brick
  • Foundation Details: Stone, Concrete Perimeter
  • Full Baths: 3
  • Garage: 4-Car, Yes, Garage - Front Entry
  • Half Baths: 2
  • Heating: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Radiator, Radiant
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Improvements: Above Grade
  • Inclusions: Air Compressor To Run Lift, 2nd Flr W/D, Master Bedroom Tv
  • Interior Features: Master Bath(s), Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Water Treat System, Dining Area
  • Land Use Code: 130
  • Laundry Type: Upper Floor, Basement
  • Listing Status: Active
  • Lot Dimensions: -
  • Lot Features: Level
  • Lot Size: 0.2000
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 8,712
  • Net SQFT: 4,681
  • Original Listing ID: 7272915
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Photo Option: Lister Will Upload All
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Roof: Pitched, Shingle
  • Room Count: 9
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Famil
  • School District: School District Of Lancaster
  • Security Features: Security System
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Sq.Ft.: 4681
  • Stories: 2.5 Story
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 3
  • Style: Traditional
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Subdivision: Available
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Available
  • Tax Annual Amount: 17644.0
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Total Finished SQFT: 4,681
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Finished SQFT Units: Square Feet
  • Total Garage and Parking Spaces: 7
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 3
  • Total SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Type Of Parking: Driveway, Detached Garage
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: 9'+ Ceilings
  • Water Source: Public
  • Window Features: Energy Efficient, Replacement
  • Year Built: 1749
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
  • Zip Code: 17602
  • Zoning: R3

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Wyomissing, PA 19610

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