Sold 9/27/2016

Located in the Centre Park Historic District, *this circa 1888 Queen Anne* is an outstanding example of late 19th century architecture and was originally built for one of the founders of The Reading Hardware Company. The main entrance door and side lights of beveled cut glass are just a hint of the quality workmanship inside. Enter into a grand 2 story entrance hall w/winding staircase and welcoming gas fireplace. The spacious music room features restored, circa 1920's handpainted murals on ceiling and walls. The adjoining formal dining room and parlor feature gas fireplaces, french doors, and all rooms have beautiful hardwood floors. The main level also features a Butlers pantry, study, and working Victorian Pub. Upstairs you'll find a full kitchen w/adjoining breakfast room, several spacious bedrooms plus four full baths. You will love entertaining in the enclosed rear court yard with a central fountain and espaliar apple trees. This one of a kind property also features a two car carriage house, updated mechanicals, and great location across from the Park, perfect for residence or mixed use.

Property Details
  • Reading
    school district
  • $8,555.00
  • 1891
  • 3
  • 6475972
Wood floors
School district: Reading
Brick exterior
Stone exterior
Lot acreage is: 0.22
Lot dimension is: IRREG
Lot zoned: MIXED
Public sewer
Public water
Units in building(s): 1
Property style: 1
Tax year: 2016
Courtesy of:
RE/MAX Of Reading

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Address Distance Sale date Sale price
742 CENTRE AVE 0 mi. 9/27/2016 $359,000
614 SCHUYLKILL AVE 0.51 mi. 10/10/2017 $285,000
229 N 4TH ST 0.53 mi. 3/28/2018 $300,000
401 WALNUT ST 0.59 mi. 5/23/2018 $250,000
200 N 5TH ST 0.61 mi. 7/28/2017 $325,000
526 PENN ST 0.87 mi. 5/8/2018 $330,000
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742 CENTRE Avenue, READING, PA 19601 commercial was sold for $359,000.
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