Sold 7/29/2016
  • 6
  • 2
    partial baths
Single Family Home

One of a kind 4,220 sq. ft. Stone Castle with Turrets, Built Circa 1929 on a 3.77 Acre partially wooded lot in the Hessian Camp Community. This timepiece treasure was peviously owned by Congressman Gus Yatron. The Congressional Law Library still remains in the First Floor Library with Original Oak Pegged Hardwood Floors and Full Leaded Glass Windows. Spectacular Formal Rooms with 12' Ceilings on the First Floor with Convenient Powder Room. Original Authentic Hammered Bronze Railings on the Landing and Stairway, and Gate Seperating the Living Room From the Formal Dinning Room. Refinished Original Harwoood Floor with Inlay, Slate Entry & Two Fireplaces. Timeless Kitchen with 36 Handle Cherry Cabinets, Chief 5 Burner Gas Stove, Stainless Refrigerator and Newer Maytag Dishwasher. All Interior and Exterior Doors are Imported European Oak. In 2012 the Furnace was converted from Oil to Natural Gas. View the landscape of City or Entertain from the Large Slate Floor Front Porch. The Second Floor with 10' Ceilings offers Four Spacious Bedrooms, Two of these Bedrooms share a Jack and Jill Tile Bathroom. Master Bedroom with Tile ensuite and Dressing Room. The Fourth Bedroom has its own Bathroom. The Third Floor is an Expansive 28 X 48 Open Room which would make a great Theatre Room, Entertainment Room, Artist Studio or your own Creative Idea. In the Finished Walkout Basement there is a massive Living Room with a Stone Wood Burning Fireplace with Insert and a 12000 BTU Gas Wall Stove. Off the Living Room there is a fully Equipped Kitchen, The Wine Cellar was converted to a Large Bedroom. In 2012 a New Full Spa Bath with Slate Walls and Floors, A Deep Soaker Tub and Shower was Added. This could be used as a Guest Apartment or Multi Generational Living Area. There is a one car attached Garage plus a 16 X20 Outdoor Storage Building on the Parking Area of the Home. This is a Timeless Treasure to be Sought and Appreciated for all it has to offer.

Property Details
  • Reading
    school district
  • Normandy
  • $8,164.00
  • 1931
  • 6546410
Fireplace in living room
Ceiling fan(s)
Natural gas heat
Breakfast room
Cable television available
Eat-in kitchen
Wood floors
Vinyl flooring
Tile flooring
Security system
Walk-in closet(s)
Finished basement
Full basement
High school: READING
School district: Reading
One car garage
Attached parking
Stone exterior
Lot acreage is: 3.77
Lot dimension is: IRREGTULAR
Subdivision: HESSIAN CAMP
Lot zoned: RES
Slate roof
Public sewer
Public water
Property style: Normandy
Tax year: 2016
Family room is 14 x15
Family Room Level: Main
Master bedroom is 18 x16
Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 2 is 18 x15
Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 3 is 16 x15
Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 4 is 16 x11
Bedroom 4 Level: Upper 1
Dining Room is 17 x16
Dining Level: Main
Kitchen is 17 x10
Kitchen Level: Main
Living Room is 28 x15
Living Room Level: Main
Full baths on lower floor: 1
Full baths on upper floor: 2
Half baths on main floor: 1
Half baths on upper floor: 1
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Name Type GreatSchools
Sixteenth & Haak El School Pre-School, Elementary School / Public 1 0.35 mi.
Citadel Intermediate High School Middle School / Public 1 0.85 mi.
Southern Middle School Middle School / Public 2 1 mi.
Reading Senior High School High School / Public 3 1.19 mi.
Mount Penn Elementary School * Elementary School / Public 4 0.55 mi.
Mt Penn Primary Center * Elementary School / Public N/A 0.53 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
1908 HESSIAN RD 0 mi. 7/29/2016 $316,000
263 ENDLICH AVE 0.72 mi. 8/11/2017 $350,000
447 BRIGHTON AVE 0.8 mi. 8/8/2016 $280,000
200 HIGH ST 0.89 mi. 12/8/2017 $245,000
307 READING AVE 2.38 mi. 4/17/2017 $280,000
61 SYCAMORE DR 2.57 mi. 5/10/2016 $298,000
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1908 HESSIAN Road, READING, PA 19602 is a 6 bedroom, 4 bath single family home was sold for $316,000.
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