$1,100,000 369 W Baltimore Pike Chester Heights, PA

MLS: 7179530   Type: Single Family   County: Delaware   City: Chester Heights   Area: Chester Heights Boro   Zip: 19063   Style: Colonial,Farm House     Stories: 2   Taxes: $10,527

Mortgage $5,164 /mo



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This stone Farmhouse, nestled in the side of a hill on nearly 4 scenic acres, sits adj to 500 acres of woods owned by Natural Lands Trust & Middletown Twp Open Space, offers spac rms, wide plank hrdwd flrs, & lrg wndws w/deep sills. The org house was built circa 1785 & purchased by Joseph Thatcher, who owned a tilt mill by Chester Crk & lived in the home w/his family. In 1901 George Wood, the founder of Wawa Dairy purchased the home as part of hundreds of acres. Upon his death in 1926, the home was given to his youngest daughter, Dorothea, who restored/"modernized" the org house, adding a lg addtn which incl more BRs, BAs, a Kit & a 2-car Gar w/10 parking spaces. Forge Hill was renovated by architects & master craftsmen to retain the history so the addition is seamless unlike some 18th century homes where the addts do not work together. From 2008 to present those improvements incl: 40 yr thick cedar roof (cost $100,000), copper gutters, flashing & rm installed in 2008. All chimneys re-pointed & capped w/slate-energy conservation, 33 Pella Architectural; divided light high-perfrmnc wndws w/invisible screens, 3 Pella Glass Strm Drs, 4 BAs renovated w/prem historically sensitive period esthetics w/modern water conservation fxtrs, 2018 New Geothermal ht pump w/high efficiency boiler hybrid system (cost $100,000); New air handling units incl high velocity syst, Skylights on Prch rf to incr natural daylight in LR & DR, Vermont green slate flrs in kit, 1 BR & Foyer. All flrs refin 2017 incl orgin random width planked pine in several rms. All plmb renov done w/copper/cast iron. Well wtr w/wtr conditioning, filtration & UV trt. Rev osmosis drinking wtr syst, LED lighting t/o incl recessed lighting, 2017 Tigerwood Maple prch flr, DEP certified oil tank closure/concrete filled. Matching boxlock hrdwr on org drs, 5 frpls w/gas frpl in LR; MBR w/sitting/dressing rm & MBR newly renovated w/marble twin vanity & curbless shwr. Closet systems in MBR/BA closets, 3 add'l BRs all newly painted & flrs refinished. All BRs newly insulated, 4 full BAs-all newly renovated 1 w/refinished claw ft tub, Lrg lndry rm w/vintage lndry tub, ample storage cabinets, butcher blk cnters & wonderful morning light. Game Rm w/brk flr & stucco walls w/open beam ceiling perfect for pool. A bar w/ sink & refrig in the crnr opening into the Flower Rm where Dorothea raised her prized orchids; wndws w/deep sills. Forge Hill offers priv wooded living in close proximity to local amenities and GVSD

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Garnet Valley
Distance: 3.46 Miles
Garnet Valley High
Distance: 3.03 Miles

Price History

5/11/2018 Listed $1,100,000

Accessibility None
Association Y/N N
Centralair Y
Condoassociation N
Farm N
Fireplace(s) Three+FPs
Garage Y/N Y
Hot Water Electric, PropaneHtWtr
Is Twin No
Listing Area Chester Heights Boro (10406)
New Construction N
Property Type Residential
School District Garnet Valley
Senior Community Y/N N
Tax Annual Amount 10527.0
Type Detached
Zoning RESID

Interior Features

Appliances KitBuiltInRa
Basement Y
Cookingfuel PropCooking
Cooling Central A/C
Dining Room Y
Dining Room Length 0
Dining Room Width 0
Dining in Kitchen? EatInKitchen
Electric 200-300AmpEl
Family Room Y
Family Room Length 0
Family Room Width 0
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane, NonFunctionF
Fireplace Y/N Y
Flooring Wood, Tile/Brick
Heating Geothermal
Laundry Type LowFlrLndry
Living Room Length 0
Living Room Width 0
Lowerfloor1baths 0
Lowerfloor1halfbaths 0
Mainfloorbaths 1
Mainfloorhalfbaths 0
Otherrm1name STUDY
Otherrm2name SUN RM
Otherrm3name GAME
Otherrm4name FLOWER
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Other Room 4, Laundry Room
Roombedroomfourth1length 0
Roombedroomfourth1level Upper 1
Roombedroomfourth1width 0
Roombedroommaster1length 0
Roombedroommaster1level Upper 1
Roombedroommaster1width 0
Roombedroomsecond1length 0
Roombedroomsecond1level Upper 1
Roombedroomsecond1width 0
Roombedroomthird1length 0
Roombedroomthird1level Upper 1
Roombedroomthird1width 0
Roomdiningroom1level Main
Roomfamilyrm1level Lower 1
Roomkitchen1length 0
Roomkitchen1level Main
Roomkitchen1width 0
Roomlivingroomlevel Main
Roomotherrm1length 0
Roomotherrm1level Main
Roomotherrm1width 0
Roomotherrm2length 0
Roomotherrm2level Main
Roomotherrm2width 0
Roomotherrm3length 0
Roomotherrm3level Lower 1
Roomotherrm3width 0
Upperfloor1baths 3
Upperfloor1halfbaths 0

Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial, Farm House
Design 2-Story
Exterior Stone
Foundation StoneFound
Garage Spaces 2-CarGarage
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 0
Lot Features SlopingLot, OpenLot, Trees/Wooded
Parking Features 3+CarParking, Assigned
Patio/Porch Features Deck, Patio, Porch
Pool Type NoPool
Roof PitchedRoof, Slate
Sewer OnSiteSeptic
Swimmingpool No
Water Source Well
Waterfront N

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (19063)

Price 1.10M Avg 631K

Sqr Feet 4,253 Avg 2,876

Cost / Sqr Ft $259 Avg $219

Taxes $10,527 Avg $9,470

Acres 3.77 Avg 0.99

Visits 23 Avg 25

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