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1931 Colonial Revival
Leigh P. Helm Mansion
|Heated Sq. Ft.||6,544|
- 2nd Floor Laundry Room
- Breakfast Room
- Dining room
- Exercise Room
- Finished Basement
- Gourmet Kitchen
- Living room
- Master bedroom upstairs
- Driveway - Paved
- Gated Entry
- Grand staircase
- High Ceilings
- Wood floors
- Slate Roof
- Central air
- City sewer
- City water supply
- Security System
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School Lane Hills Colonial Revival Mansion
This 1931 stone mansion graces a one acre lot near President Buchanan's residence in Lancaster Township's School Lane Hills. The mansion boasts over 6500 square feet of living space with 6 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.
According the the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County this Colonial Revival Mansion is situated in an area that is on the National Register and is noted as a 'Significant' property.
The mansion was built as the residence of Leigh P Helm and designed by local architect Melvern R. Evans of Lancaster. He was the grandson of John Hantch Evans, Lancaster's first architect.
If you appreciate The Arts and fine dining this is the perfect location within minutes of the Lancaster Symphony Orghestra www.lancastersymphony.org/, Fulton Opera www.thefulton.org/, The Lancaster Museum of Art www.Lancastermuseumart.com, and the Lancaster Literary Guild,www.litguild.org/.
Lancaster City boasts a thriving arts community including the Hole in the Wall Puppet Theatre and Museum -- www.lancasterarts.com .
Best known as 'Amish Country' the county has fine dining www.padutch.com/fine-dining.shtml,
antiquing,http://www.800padutch.com/antiques.shtml and theatre http://www.padutch.com/mem-theatre.shtml.
Many lectures at nearby Franklin and Marshall College are open to the public as well as theatre, dance, music and film events (http://tdf.fandm.edu/boxoffice/index.html).
Visit to the Central Market on Penn Square for farm fresh foodhttp://www.800padutch.com/mem-mkt.shtml.
Enjoy the county's wonderful parks http://www.padutch.com/z/lancastercountyparks.htm.
Visit the local wineries http://www.padutch.com/mem-wine.shtml.
Take the time to
visit local historical sites http://www.800padutch.com/historicalsites.shtml.
Plan a day trip to Valley Forge or Gettysburg.
For those who love the things even larger cities offer--Lancaster is centrally located. NY, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Baltimore,Willington, and Harrisburg are all within easy reach.
Archived in December, 2012
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