C. 1870 PA Fixer Upper With Acreage $85,000 ~ Brick Second Empire SOLD

PA Fixer Upper With Acreage $85,000

216 Main St, Leesport, PA 19533

$85,000 SOLD

  • 6 beds
  • 1 bath
  • 5,419 sq ft
  • 1.04 acres

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PA Fixer Upper With Acreage $85,000

Don’t trust the realtor’s build date on this one. According to “The Reading Times,” Wednesday, April 21, 1909 issue, the home was more likely built around 1870.

“OBITUARY – Samuel H. Lenhart, for almost half a century one of the leading business men of the county, died at his home in West Leesport.”

“Lenhart [1832-1909] opened a store here around 1860, when there were just a few houses on this side of the river. This house doesn’t appear on the 1862 map but does in 1876, and most likely was built for Lenhart in that period. Among other ventures, he owned a brick kiln down the street. Lenhart and wife Sallie Kauffman had 9 children.”

Love that linoleum rug in the bedroom, and the kitchen ~ especially the stove! Very good livability score for Leesport, too.

As Per the Realtor

Own a piece of Berks County history. This impressive brick home was built in 1800 and has been in the same family for over 50 years. Now we’re looking for a new owner to make this home shine again. Beautiful center hall stairway highlights this dwelling. This home features large rooms with high ceilings. There is a back staircase and 6 bedrooms on the second floor. Listing also includes a 2nd building lot on Lee St. Please note that buyer will be required to install new sidewalks per Leesport Boro. Per Boro – Max conversion to 2 apt. units without special exception. Tap in fees for Lee St Lot: Sewer- $5000 Water-$1000.

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I am not a realtor. If interested in this property, contact Susan Bernhard with John Monaghan Group of Kutztown Realtors.