Under $75K Thursday – c.1900 Italianate Home For Sale in Lykens, PA Under $75K
What a beauty!
In the 1930s until 1969, this home was owned by Elmer Elsworth Umholtz (1897-1969) and his wife Melba Beatrice Batdorf Umholtz (1902-1965). Elmer was a restaurant manager at the Hotel Lykens Dining Room and Coffee Shop and his wife
was the assistant manger. They maintained their home with loving care for more than 30 years. Per the 1940 US Census, it was worth $5,ooo that year, the equivalent of $98,000 in today’s dollars.
Contact Realtor:Brian Faust with KELLER WILLIAMS OF CENTRAL
Italianate For Sale! Old Lykens charm and character, this 2800+ ft2 home has plenty of it! Featuring hardwood on every floor, high 10′ ceilings, multiple fireplaces and elaborate wood trim work we don’t see in the majority of newer homes….come take a look and see if you don’t fall for the charm and what this home could become once again!
A very spacious laundry room is on the main floor, two living areas each offer a fireplace, the stained glass entryway leads you to the solid wood stairway where the four large bedrooms are situated. There is significant storage space in the attic as well. You’ll have enough space for a backyard BBQ or dog in your backyard and some possible storage options in the rear shed. Two off street parking spots are also available in the rear of the home.
If you’re handy you have a great opportunity to create some excellent sweat equity and lifetime memories in this home. Reach out today to schedule a showing and also ask about the possibility of a renovation loan product for this property!