Horse farmette in a quiet setting yet close to everything!
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania
This private, one of a kind, gated, 5.718 acre estate is in the most prime location, located in Bern township just 1 mile from the Route 222/183 interchange. Though it is just a few minutes from all kinds of shopping , and less than 2 miles from Penn State Health Hospital, it is in a very quiet setting. This home is close to 2600 sq ft with an additional 1,200 sq ft including a beautiful, one of a kind finished basement, for a total of 3,800 sqft. Nestled on a hill with beautiful views of South Mountain and the Blue Mountains, this home has 3 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. Entering through the front door you are welcomed by cathedral ceilings from front to back. The oversized kitchen with an eat-in island has been remodeled boasting beautiful pecan wood cabinets, backsplash and granite raw edge countertops for a warm, rustic feel. The kitchen boasts a beautiful stainless gas cook top with a center griddle and a double oven. A walk-in pantry allows plenty of room for storage. There is also a beautiful nook area with large, floor to ceiling windows to watch the wildlife from. The main living room has a cozy wood burning fire place for cool evenings. There is an office/bedroom on the first floor with French doors. In addition there is a spacious dining room for gathering. The master suite is generously oversized with a walk-in closet and second floor laundry. There is a storage room beyond the master closet with plenty of storage above the garage. The master bath has been completely remodeled with rustic Italian tile and a whirlpool bathtub. Custom made vanity and cabinets with lazy susan shelving gives ample storage. This full basement is a uniquely designed room complete with logs, floor to ceiling, for a warm, rustic cabin feel and a 2-sided gas fireplace. There is also a sauna and an unfinished room that could be remodeled into a bathroom. The bar is like no other with beautiful inlays of wildlife. The backyard is complete with 3 patios which leads to an awesome, custom tiki bar and in-ground pool. The backyard is fenced in to accommodate large and small pets. There is a two stall stable with a center tack room boasting close to two acres of fenced in area for horses. The attached house 2 1/2 bay garage is oversized with a small room for exercise or storage. There is also a second detached, 2 bay garage with a work shop and a large second floor storage. There are two fire pits, one with a view of South Mountain. There are viable fruit trees including plum, cherry and apple in addition to wild red and black raspberries. The 33 wooded acreage behind this lot cannot be developed. There is a newer central A/C system, new septic pump, a whole house Generac generator and newer roof. Many flooring and window upgrades as well, and a monitored fire and burglar alarm system. This quiet, private property has no HOA fees.