140 Evans Hill Road Reading, PA
$ 2,950,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PABK359964
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyBERKS
  • CityReading
  • AreaLower Heidelberg Twp
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip19608
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1775
  • Taxes18718
  • Price$ 2,950,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage8500
  • Lot Size31 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Lusk & Associates Sotheby's International Realty
Property Description

Located on a pristine and historic property, this one-of-a-kind stone home offers 5+ bedrooms, 4.5 vintage bathrooms, and nearly 8500 square feet of living space. As you drive up the peaceful lane of 140 Evans Hill Rd, you will be greeted with 31 acres of pure tranquility. The tree lined lane leads to this enchanting horse farm boasting a plethora of amenities, including: a large bank-barn, multiple paddocks for horses to graze, as well as an indoor and outdoor riding arena. This peaceful property hosts a variety of distinct characteristics, such as a majestic stream, pristine landscaping, greenhouse, outdoor kitchen, and a stand-alone artist studio. The stone home maintains many of its historic features, including heavy duty plaster walls, slate roof, American Chestnut floors, original hand hinges, and multiple wood burning fireplaces. A circular driveway in front of the main house connects to a 6-car garage with guest quarters. As you enter this stately home, you are greeted by a foyer that encompasses a curved entrance that opens into a grand hall with crown molding and bench seating. One of the many highlights is a magnificent great room that shines with an elegantly painted ceiling with a detailed medallion, crown molding, and a wood-burning fireplace. Through a set of French doors is a mesmerizing sunroom with a bay window that offers abundant natural light and magnificent views of the property. A luxurious dining room awaits, consisting of built-in cabinets, wood-burning fireplace, and a bay window with deep windowsills. The kitchen is a delight with 2 industrial sized stainless-steel double sinks, tile floors, backsplash and countertops, a walk-in pantry, a GE fridge, and a Bosch microwave. A stellar living room with hardwood floors and crown molding includes access to the second level-- an expansive area offering ample space for family and guests. Gracing this level are 5 spacious bedrooms, all with hardwood floors and windows that provide astounding views. All of the bathrooms on this floor are full and each contain original Moravian tile, tub/shower combos, and large pedestal sinks. The third floor currently holds a toy room with built-in shelves and vaulted ceilings, along with a separate attic space. The unfinished lower level stretches the entirety of the house and has a laundry space with 2 washers and a dryers, 2 outdoor access doors, and 2 interior-connecting staircases. It has no shortage of storage space and has endless possibilities for a workshop, wine cellar, and so much more. Stone steps lead to the stunning guest quarters above the garage, housing 1.5 baths, a fully functioning kitchen, barn doors, and a 2nd story that could be used as bedrooms. Near the main house and down a scenic walkway is a cozy 18th century cottage perfect for guests who require privacy. It includes a bedroom, full bath, kitchen, large brick wood-burning fireplace, a bright sunroom for relaxing or reading a book, and also has access to the exterior grounds. The exquisite bank barn contains 9 gorgeous horse stalls, a heated wash room, 2 tack rooms, and a storage area on the lower level, as well as access to the caretaker's quarters. This delightful barn also has electric and water. The upper portion of the barn has finished spaces and open rooms along with the caretaker quarters. It could be used as extra storage, a hobby room, or even a workshop. This sprawling property offers complete privacy and seclusion while being only a short drive away from dining, shopping, and entertainment. Close to parks, the Reading Airport, and hospital. Not far from Philadelphia, Harrisburg/Hershey, New York/New Jersey. It's just waiting to add to its history, come and see this enchanting property for yourself today.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Green Valley Elementary School Wilson West Middle School Wilson High School
Price History
7/9/2020 Listed $2,950,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility Other
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Water Heater
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Window Unit(s)
County BERKS
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School GREEN VALLEY
Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, Secure Storage, Bump-outs, Stone Retaining Walls, Outbuilding(s)
Flooring Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Carpet
Garage Spaces 6.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Steam
High School WILSON
High School District WILSON
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features Additional Stairway, Attic, Bar, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Exposed Beams, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Country
Levels 3
MLS Area Lower Heidelberg Twp (10249)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Circular Driveway, Paved Driveway, Stone Driveway, Private
Patio/Porch Features Balcony, Breezeway, Patio(s), Porch(es)
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 347.06
Property Type Residential
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Slate
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Panoramic, Garden/Lawn, Creek/Stream, Pasture, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods
Water Access Y/N No

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 8500
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Full, Walkout Stairs, Walkout Level, Unfinished, Shelving, Workshop, Drain, Connecting Stairway
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 4.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 4
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 4
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Central Air Y/N No
Fireplace Features Brick, Corner, Mantel(s), Stone, Wood, Other
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Oil
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Oil
Laundry Type Basement
Living Area 8500
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Basement, Foyer, Bedroom 1, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, Laundry, Mud Room, Other, Office, Workshop, Attic, Bonus Room, Full Bath
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 5
Window Features Bay/Bow

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 6
Door Features French
Fencing Wood
Garage Features Garage Door Opener, Garage - Front Entry, Additional Storage Area, Oversized
Horse Amenities Arena, Horses Allowed, Riding Ring, Stable(s), Paddock
Horse Y/N Yes
Lot Features Landscaping, SideYard(s), Secluded, Rural, Rear Yard, Private, Front Yard, Cleared, Partly Wooded, Other
Lot Size Acres 31.00
Lot Size Source Estimated
Lot Size Square Feet 1350360.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Road Surface Type Paved, Gravel
Total Parking Spaces 6
Type of Parking Driveway, Detached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N Yes
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19608

AVG $620K
AVG $9,692
AVG 45
Year Built
AVG 1982

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