521 Elsie Street Reading, PA
$ 500,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PABK363424
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyBERKS
  • CityReading
  • AreaShillington Boro
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip19607
  • StyleFarmhouse/National Folk
  • Year Built1745
  • Taxes10194
  • Price$ 500,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms1
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage3573
  • Lot Size1.18 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Daryl Tillman Realty Group
Property Description

This amazing historic home was built in 1745, with an original land grant to William Penn. Nestled on over an acre of land, the home has been thoughtfully remodeled and restored, perfectly combining old and new. The modernized, gourmet 34 handle kitchen features stainless appliances, has excellent storage and a full-sized eat in area. Off the kitchen you will find the family room, which showcases a gorgeous stone, wood burning fireplace. The elegant dining room will be a perfect place to host dinner guests. The living room boasts built ins and an original fireplace. Going up to the second floor, you'll find four generous sized bedrooms. The master bedroom has a private walk out deck and two-story dressing room. The fifth bedroom, located on the third floor, is oversized, with lots of storage and is perfect for a studio or guest room. The deep windowsills, wide wood plank and natural stone speak to a bygone age. The basement is fully finished with ample storage, an original bake oven fireplace, and a workshop. The root cellar has been converted to a wine cellar that is used year-round. The inground pool is fenced and very private but easily accessible from the yard. Additionally, there is a newly renovated oversized two car garage. A lovely mix of old and new. A true Pennsylvania stone house, very rarely seen or for sale in this area. This is a must-see home offering the new owner a forgotten charm and architecture that most can only dream of. Call today to make your showing appointment. Welcome Home!

Price History
9/3/2020 Listed $534,900
9/17/2020 2% - $524,900
10/9/2020 5% - $500,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA
Accessibility 2+ Access Exits
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Oven - Wall, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven/Range - Gas
Architectural Style Farmhouse/National Folk
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C, Window Unit(s)
County BERKS
Flooring Hardwood
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air
High School District GOVERNOR MIFFLIN
Interior Features Additional Stairway, Built-Ins, Family Room Off Kitchen, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Stain/Lead Glass, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
Levels 3
MLS Area Shillington Boro (10277)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Features In Ground
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 139.94
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3573
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Full
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 1
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Living Area 3573
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 3

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 2
Garage Features Garage Door Opener, Garage - Rear Entry, Oversized
Inclusions refrigerator, washer, dryer
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Lot Size Acres 1.18
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 51401.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Total Parking Spaces 2
Type of Parking Driveway, Detached Garage, Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
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 19607

AVG $230K
AVG $4,456
AVG 36
Year Built
AVG 1930
AVG 51
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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