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Listing No. 9222

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$ 925,000

1749 Federal

274 Charming Forge Rd
Marion Township
Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania

Charming Forge Ironmaster's Mansion

Facade
Facade
showing 1749 wing and 1784 Mansion
Arguably the finest "country" house in the early days of our nation boasting "Philadelphia" quality woodwork throughout. Museum quality restoration in 1994 w/ 7 BRs, modern KIT, 4 BAs, C/A & heat. Sets on 48A along stocked trout stream & Union Canal in rural area 1 hour to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Allentown, 2 hrs. to Phila & NYC.
Center Hall
Center Hall
Pedimented Door Surround
Pedimented Door Surround
Panelled Over mantel
Panelled Over mantel
This what I mean by Philadelphia quality woodwork, it is believed craftsmen were exiled from Philly during the British occupation and came to work here.
Shell Backed Cupboard
Shell Backed Cupboard
Wainscot & Window Seats
Wainscot & Window Seats
Front Door
Front Door
new
new "old style" kitchen
new
new "old style" kitchen
new
new "old style" kitchen
State Historic Marker
State Historic Marker
FP in DR
FP in DR
Walk in, ca. 1749
Walk in, ca. 1749
View from creek
View from creek
Plot Plan
Plot Plan
Modern Mechanicals
Modern Mechanicals
central air
central air
Another panelled overmantle
Another panelled overmantle
one of four baths
one of four baths
another of FOUR baths
another of FOUR baths
2nd of THREE shell back cupboards
2nd of THREE shell back cupboards
Bedrooms 7
Full Baths 4
Heated Sq. Ft. 7,800
Stories 3
Acres 49
Property Taxes
9,008
MLS No. 5994989

Features.

  • Waterfront
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Entry Hall
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Walk out Basement
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom downstairs
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Restored exterior
  • Storm Windows
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • 7 Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • Original wood windows
  • Cedar Shake Roof
  • Wood floors
  • Central air
  • Oil Heating
  • Security System
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • Plaster Walls
  • Ripple Glass
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Sleeping Porch
  • 3rd staircase
  • 4 cars
  • Carriage Barn
  • Privy
  • Stand Alone Bake Oven
  • Stone Workman's Cottage
  • Summer Kitchen

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Matt Barnhart, Historic Properties Specialist
KELLER WILLIAMS
Central PA East
530 N Lockwillow Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17112

Matt Barnhart

Phone: 717-657-4700
Mobile: 610-698-8190
Fax: 717-724-3799

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Listing No. 9222

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Matt Barnhart, Historic Properties Specialist
KELLER WILLIAMS
Central PA East
530 N Lockwillow Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17112

Matt Barnhart

Phone: 717-657-4700
Mobile: 610-698-8190
Fax: 717-724-3799

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