504 Sycamore Rd, Douglassville, PA 19518

$899,900
4
BD
4
BA
3,528
SqFt
List Price
$899,900
Days on Market
52
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
PABK2001388
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Full Baths
3
Half Baths
1
Living Area
3,528
Lot Size (Acres)
5.13
Style
Farmhouse/National Folk
Year Built
1790
County
Berks
School District
Daniel Boone Area

Property Description

Imagine feeling like you are on vacation every day. This unique property offers seclusion, nature, and luxury all in one. Every season is beautiful. It is a special place for hosting friends for parties or family for holidays. The original house was a stone structure built in 1790. An addtion was added in 1890's. Those parts of the house have the deep windows sills so charming from that era. In 1992 a large 3rd addition was added that offers all of the modern conveniences for today's life style. Second floor laundry and full bath combo, large hall storage closets, central air, central vac, alarm system, large open rooms, master suite, office and sun room are just a few of the features to enjoy. The spaciuos master bedroom has a private bath with a jacuzzi style tub and seperate shower. The large 7' x13' walk in closet offers ample storage and a pull down stairs to the attic. The large kitchen with it's granite island attracts friends and family to gather for good conversation. A breakfast area overlooks the pond where having a morning cup of coffee becomes an event. A convenient office is located adjacent to the rear entrance and is the original 1790 section of the house with stone wall and beamed ceiling, deep window sills as well as a powder room. Great for doing work from home, it speaks peace and tranquility. A seperate lower level in-law apartment offers a haven for elderly parents or grown children to enjoy comfortable but seperate living space. It has its own entrance and a covered patio that overlooks the .25 acre, spring fed pond as well. A great room includes kitchen, dining and relaxing, one bedroom and full bath with access to lower level second laundry area. This area has its own seperate centralAC as well. A propane powered generator can supply a light in each room and a refrigerator in case of electrical outages. Water is currently supplied by a spring but can be switched to the well if desired. The pond is stocked with koi, bass, and blue gill. Many blue herons, frogs, turtles, fox, deer and turkey thrive here. A lazy day of fishing is possible in your own back yard! The detached bank barn was built on the original stone barn foundation with livestock dutch doors still intact. With multiple use areas for covered parking or machine storage below, a large overhead door opens the upper level for workshop and car garage. It has water, electric and heat on the upper level, electric and water only in the lower level. The unique combination of short commute to shopping and main highway, secluded setting, large spacious main house, apartment for in laws, barn for cars and possible livestock, pond for fishing or tranquil enjoyment, and home office open up may possibilities for use. 40 acres of adjacent twp/church owned woods are a haven for deer and other wildlife and add to its privacy. Nature abounds here. The owners have raised their family, and hosted their grandkids for many fishing and hunting experiences here. They have retired and would like to see someone else's family add their own style and now enjoy its rare qualities. Take a virtual tour by clicking the matterport link or an aerial tour view clicking that link.

Additional Information

Area
Union Twp (10288)
Subdivision
Union Twp
Taxes
$9581
Interior Features
Attic, Breakfast Area, Carpet, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Central Vacuum, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Exposed Beams, Entry Level Bedroom, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Soaking Tub, Tub Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Water Treat System, Window Treatments
School District
Daniel Boone Area
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
1
Exterior Features
Outbuilding(s), Stone Retaining Walls, Other
View
Pond, Trees/Woods
Heating
Baseboard - Hot Water
Heating Fuel
Oil
Cooling
Central A/C
Roof
Asphalt
Utilities
Cable TV, Phone, Propane, Under Ground
Water
Spring, Well
Sewer
On Site Septic
Room Level
Laundry: Upper 1, Bedroom 1: Upper 1, Bedroom 2: Upper 1, Bathroom 3: Upper 1, Living Room: Main, Dining Room: Main, Kitchen: Main, Office: Main, Sun/Florida Room: Main, In-Law/auPair/Suite: Lower 1, Exercise Room: Lower 1, Laundry: Lower 1, Workshop: Lower 1, Utility Room: Lower 1

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