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Listing 8 out of 1,500
$1,500,000 For Sale

1010 Woodside Avenue
Mertztown, PA 19539

6 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,560 sq ft; lot: 181.65 acres - MLS# 1001484896
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Your chance to own a piece of history. This magnificent property that has been under the loving stewardship of the family for decades and now they have determined it is time to pass on this special property located in Berks County. The land encompasses 5 contiguous parcels totaling over 180 acres (approx. 100 of which are tillable) of countryside offering peace and privacy and includes a beautiful pond, pole barn, spring house, and a two car detached garage. A 1780s stone farmhouse presides over the property preserving many of the homes original features such as awesome deep windowsills, wood plank doors, and beautiful stone fireplaces. The main floor has wide plank flooring and beamed ceilings throughout, set off by a row of picture windows along one side of the home. A large eat in kitchen offers newer appliances and an inviting great room with brick fireplace providing a comfortable place for family to gather. A first floor master bedroom adds a modern surprise with walk-in closet and bath with washer and dryer. Large formal living and dining rooms are also enhanced by stone and brick fireplaces. Outside access is available from the kitchen, dining room, living room, and master bedroom. There are two bedrooms and a full bath on the second floor with an additional large bedroom with vaulted ceiling and separate bath on the second floor over the kitchen that can be used for guests or in laws. On the third floor there is a possibility for two more bedrooms. The home has central air and is heated by heat pump and has a two car detached garage. There is a separate spring house overlooking a lovely pond that can easily be converted to an apartment or art studio. For the gentleman farmer there is a gorgeous large red stone and wood sided pole barn. The property is registered in clean and green and is in an Agricultural Easement Program and enjoys significantly reduced taxes. This is also a property that could be perfect for horse lovers. This is a one of a kind opportunity to own a property that has been thoughtfully cared for and loved for generations. Tax ID numbers for all parcels: 1. 59-5462-00-83-4508 (141.35 Acres), 2. 75-5462-00-83-4508 (15.63 Acres), 3. 59-5462-00-83-4194 (3.953 Acres), 4. 59-5462-00-82-6483 (3.739 Acres), 5. 59-0000-00-00-0057 (8.744 Acres), 6. 59-5462-00-84-3182 (8.25 Acres). Please note that the largest parcel has two Tax ID #s because it is in two different townships.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Berks County
  • Zip Code: 19539
  • Year Built: 1780
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Available
  • School District: Brandywine Heights Area
  • Sq.Ft.: 2,560 sq ft
  • Style: Farmhouse/National Folk
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Full Baths: 1
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Basement: Yes, Full, Unfinished, Outside Entrance
  • Garage: 2-Car, Yes, Garage - Front Entry
  • Fireplace: BrickFirePl, Stone
  • Lot Size: 181.65 acres
  • Baths: 2
  • Zoning: CONS
  • # of Detached Garage Spaces: 2
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 2,560
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Built-In Microwave
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 2
  • Bathrooms Full Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 5
  • Bedrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 3
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 3: 2
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Stone
  • Cooling: Electric
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Electric Service: 100 Amp Service, 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers, Fuses
  • Entry Location: Living Room
  • Exterior Features: Satellite Dish
  • Flooring Type: Wood
  • Foundation Details: Stone
  • Heating: Oil, Electric
  • Heating Type: Oil, Electric, Heat Pump - Oil BackUp, Forced Air, Baseboard
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Hot Water: Electric
  • Improvements: Above Grade
  • Interior Features: Water Treat System, Exposed Beams, Stall Shower, Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Land Use Code: 801
  • Laundry Type: Main Floor
  • Levels/Stories: 2
  • Location Type: Pond
  • Lot Dimensions: -
  • Lot Features: Irregular, Open, Trees/Wooded
  • Lot SQFT: 6,157,206
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Main Entrance Orientation: South
  • Municipality: Longswamp Twp
  • Net SQFT: 2,560
  • Original Listing ID: 7182622
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Porch(es)
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Photo Option: Lister Will Upload All
  • Property Condition: Average+
  • Roof: Wood
  • Room Count: 10
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Other, Attic
  • Sale Includes: Land Only
  • Security Features: Security System
  • Sewer Septic: On Site Septic
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 3
  • Total Finished SQFT: 2,560
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Finished SQFT Units: Square Feet
  • Total Garage and Parking Spaces: 5
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 3
  • Total SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Type Of Parking: Detached Garage
  • Water Body Type: Pond
  • Water Oriented: Yes
  • Water Source: Well
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
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Lisa Tiger
Century 21 Gold

925 Berkshire Boulevard
Wyomissing, PA 19610

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