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May 23, 2019, 6:00pm

c. 1740 Log Home

27 Lititz Run Road
Lititz, Pennsylvania

The Hess Homestead

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PUBLIC SALE
OUTSTANDING 4 ACRE REAL ESTATE
HISTORIC 18TH CENTURY 2 STORY LOG DWELLING,
FRAME TENANT HOUSE & OTHER OUTBUILDINGS
LITITZ
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M.
Located at 27 Lititz Run Rd., Lititz (17543), Warwick Township, Lancaster County, PA
(Directions – Rt. 501/Broad St. At Square in Lititz - Turn East onto E. Main St.; Left onto Lititz Run Rd.)

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Living Room
Living Room
Dining Room
Dining Room
Kitchen
Kitchen
Dinette
Dinette
Old Kitchen
Old Kitchen
2 Story Sun Room
2 Story Sun Room
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,800
Stories 2
Acres 4.0
Property Taxes
8,555.00

Features.

  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Sunroom
  • Utility Room
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Barn
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Garden
  • Guest House
  • 3 Outbuildings
  • Restored exterior
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Fireplaces
  • Central air
  • Dishwasher
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Hand-hewn Beams
  • Ripple Glass

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OPEN HOUSES – Saturdays, May 4, 11 & 18 from 1 P.M. thru 3 P.M. or for information/inspection call (717) 371-7320.

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Phone: 717-738-3080

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HISTORIC 18TH CENTURY 2 ½ STORY LOG DWELLING
(Approx. 3,800 sq. ft. living space)
ROOM SIZES
Living Room: 16 x 23 ½ Dining Room: 14 ½ x 18 ¼ Kitchen: 18 ¼ x 18 ¾ Library/Den: 14 ½ x 15 ¼
Original Kitchen: 7 ¾ x 17 ½ Entry Hall: 9 ¾ x 24 Sun Room: 5 x 23 ½ New Back Sun Room: 6 x 15 ½
Master Bedroom: 14 ¾ x 16 Bedroom: 11 ¼ x 18 ½ Bedroom: 12 ¼ x 14 ¾ Bedroom: 11 ¼ x 22
Second Floor Center Hall: 9 ¾ x 12 ¼
The first floor contains a large living room with corner fireplace, built-in painted corner cupboard & open staircase (w/w carpet); dining room (hardwood); eat-in kitchen with painted raised panel cabinets, stovetop, wall oven, refrigerator & original walnut raised panel corner cupboard (softwood); library/den with built-in bookcases (softwood); original kitchen with large walk-in fireplace & squirrel-tail bake oven (softwood); entry hallway with semi-open staircase (softwood); 2 floor front sun room (ceramic tile); half bathroom with closet (softwood); new back sun room with closet (ceramic tile); full handicap bathroom with wheelchair accessible shower (ceramic tile); attached two car garage; brick courtyard with stone retaining walls. The second floor contains a master bedroom with corner fireplace & chair railing (w/w carpet); large master bathroom with whirlpool bathtub and shower stall (w/w carpet); three additional bedrooms with chair railing & peg rails (softwood); center hall (softwood); small sun room/balcony (softwood); laundry room with auto washer & dryer (softwood); full bathroom (w/w carpet); large storage attic with built-in steps. Basement with original arch cellar. Geothermal heat pump provides heat & central AC for first floor along with domestic hot water; separate electric heat pump provides heat/central AC for second floor; 200 amp electric service; central vac system; municipal water & sewer.

19TH CENTURY FRAME 2 STORY TENANT HOUSE
(Approx. 1,125 sq. ft. living space)
ROOM SIZES
Living Room: 13 ¾ x 20 Dining Area: 9 ¾ x 11 ¼ Kitchen: 7 ¼ x 10 Laundry/Sun Room: 8 ½ x 17 ½
Bedroom: 10 ½ x 18 ¼ Bedroom: 10 ½ x 14 ½ Center Hall: 5 x 14 ½
The first floor contains a living room (softwood); small dining area (softwood); kitchen with painted cabinets & walk-in fireplace (softwood); laundry/sun room (softwood); full bathroom (ceramic tile). The second floor contains two bedrooms with closets (softwood); center hall with open staircase (softwood); basement with arch cellar; electric heat pump with central AC; 200 amp electric service.

18TH CENTURY STONE & LOG 2 STORY STRUCTURE (24 X 28)
Rescued & relocated from Hanover, Adams County, PA, this structure consists of a two car garage & small workshop on the first floor. The second floor consists of an original kitchen with walk-in fireplace, interior squirrel-tail bake oven & two large separate rooms with exposed logs & 6 plate stove all with softwood floors. The front door is ground level in the rear of the structure.

11 X 17 STONE SPRINGHOUSE
12 X 16 FRAME ORCHARD HOUSE
8 X 12 FRAME TOOL SHED
LOT SIZE – 4 ACRES (M/L)
WARWICK SCHOOL DISTRICT - $8,555 TOTAL YEARLY R.E. TAXES
This unique 4 acre tract of real estate adjoins the recently completed Warwick-to-Ephrata Rail Trail in the rear and has Lititz Run, a well-known trout stream, running through the front of the tract (There is currently a long term lease with Cooperative Trout Nursery/Pennsylvania Fish Commission using this stream in the front of the property). The 18th century 2 story log dwelling was completely restored & renovated circa 1987 with the garage/handicap bathroom/sun room addition added in 2013. This dwelling features 4 large bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms and a large array of living space. The tenant house was also restored & renovated and has been occupied since the late 1980s. The Adams County stone/log structure has been used only for storage since being relocated. These historic buildings offer 18th century & 19th century integrity along with 21st century amenities! Be sure to inspect this outstanding tract of real estate being offered at an Estate Public Sale!
OPEN HOUSES – Saturdays, May 4, 11 & 18 from 1 P.M. thru 3 P.M. or for information/inspection call (717) 371-7320.
TERMS OF SALE - $30,000 down payment on the day of sale; balance at settlement on or before July 22, 2019. Purchaser pays both realty transfer taxes. Property sold as-is.
Metzger & Spencer LLP
John Metzger Atty



Sale For:
CLARKE HESS ESTATE

Surrounding Area

Warwick School District

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