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284 Forrest Road
Mertztown, PA 19539
MLS# 1000257243 ID: 46378373
5 BR • 5 BA • 5804 sq.ft.
$579,900
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Property Description
Enchanting Hidden Estate Welcome to Toad Hall...an enchanting property at the end of a long private road set on 11.8 acres tucked in an old growth forest with hiking trails and a creek with several cascades along deer and garden paths. History buffs will love discovering the ruins of a 1700's Huguenot redoubt and probable Native American midden mounds. Newly constructed 18 ton wooden bridge with lantern light posts, a 2-story 20'x30' pole barn with electricity, 10'x20' horse barn, plus 2-car detached garage and additional parking areas. 25'x8' stone veranda, stone deck around new in-ground 35,000 gal. pool with spa and multi-color, programmable LED light system. Clean and green tax savings in place! Nearby private and public airports for small aircraft. Space for heliport on the property. Nearby express transportation to Philly and New York! Grand Addition to 1800s Stone Farmhouse...5,804 square feet of old world charm and French country elegance! Grand foyer presenting oak staircase with minstrel's gallery, old reclaimed random width oak floors through most of house, solid wood doors, two claw foot tubs remain, hand-made stained glass French doors, many decorative sconce lights, sunlit art studio/office, in-law residence offers ramp access, kitchen, living room, bed and bath. Open design between great room featuring stone fireplace, oak & quartz chef's kitchen and solarium style breakfast room with walk-out to screened porch! Airy & Artistic upper level hall/balcony, 4 en suite bedrooms with vessel sinks. Master bedroom and bath floating in the tree tops surrounded by window views and French doors to large sunning deck. Tile surround jetted tub, tile counters with unique vessel sink, pocket door to lavatory and walk-in closet. Convenient laundry hookup on same level!
Property Features
Status
Last Updated October 15, 2019
Market Status Available
Description
Property Type Single Family Home
Year Built 1907
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 5 full
Approx. Lot Size 11.78 Acres
Sq. Feet 5804
Appliances
Dishwasher
Refrigerator
Oven YES; Self-Cleaning
Building Features
Basement
Cable/Satellite TV Cable Ready
Heating System Fireplace; Forced Air; Zoned
Roof Composition Shingle
Stories 2.0
Skylight
Heating Fuel Geothermal
Exterior Features
Exterior Construction Stone; Stucco
Garage Detached
Parking 10 spaces
Pool
Interior Features
Ceiling Fan
Fireplace
Floors Brick; Carpet - Full; Tile; Vinyl; Wood
Vaulted Ceiling
Legal/Financial
Taxes 15923
Listing Features
Property Type Residential; Single Family Detached
Room Details
Living Room
Dining Room
Kitchen
Additional Areas Bedroom; Bedroom; Bedroom; Bedroom; Bedroom; Full Bath; Full Bath; Full Bath; Full Bath; Full Bath
Other Features
Mother-in-Law Suite,Wired for High Tech
Wired for High Tech,Mother-in-Law Suite
Schools Near Property

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School District Grades Type
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Preschool-8 Private
Preschool-8 Private
Preschool-6 Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-k Catholic
Preschool-k Private
Preschool-k Private
Preschool-12 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Preschool-preschool Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Preschool-1 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-10 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-preschool Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Preschool-k Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-preschool Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-6 Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-k Catholic
School District Grades Type
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Preschool-8 Private
Preschool-8 Private
Preschool-6 Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-k Catholic
Preschool-k Private
Preschool-k Private
Preschool-12 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Preschool-1 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-10 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Preschool-k Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-6 Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-k Catholic
School District Grades Type
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Daniel Boone Area School District 1-5 Public
Fleetwood Area School District K-4 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Preschool-8 Private
K-12 Private
Tulpehocken Area School District K-6 Public
Daniel Boone Area School District 3-5 Public
Preschool-8 Private
Boyertown Area School District K-6 Public
Brandywine Heights Area School District K-3 Public
Brandywine Heights Area School District 4-5 Public
Governor Mifflin School District K-4 Public
Preschool-6 Private
Muhlenberg School District 5-6 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-k Catholic
Preschool-k Private
1-10 Private
Boyertown Area School District K-6 Public
Conrad Weiser Area School District K-4 Public
Conrad Weiser Area School District K-4 Public
Wilson School District K-5 Public
Governor Mifflin School District K-4 Public
K-12 Private
Boyertown Area School District K-6 Public
K-12 Private
K-8 Private
Preschool-k Private
Preschool-12 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Wilson School District K-5 Public
Kutztown Area School District K-5 Public
Upper Perkiomen School District K-5 Public
K-12 Private
K-k Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Governor Mifflin School District 5-6 Public
Exeter Township School District K-4 Public
K-8 Private
K-11 Private
1-12 Private
Kutztown Area School District K-5 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
1-12 Private
Preschool-12 Private
Preschool-1 Private
Exeter Township School District K-4 Public
Governor Mifflin School District K-4 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Daniel Boone Area School District K-2 Public
Antietam School District 2-6 Public
Antietam School District K-1 Public
Muhlenberg School District K-4 Public
K-12 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
K-12 Private
Oley Valley School District K-5 Public
1-8 Private
Exeter Township School District K-4 Public
Tulpehocken Area School District K-6 Public
Hamburg Area School District K-5 Public
Boyertown Area School District K-6 Public
Preschool-10 Private
1-11 Private
Exeter Township School District 5-6 Public
Fleetwood Area School District K-4 Public
Reading School District K-5 Public
Twin Valley School District K-4 Public
Diocese Of Allentown K-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown K-8 Catholic
Schuylkill Valley School District K-4 Public
Wilson School District K-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Wilson School District K-5 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Preschool-k Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown K-8 Catholic
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Hamburg Area School District K-5 Public
Reading School District K-5 Public
Reading School District Preschool-5 Public
Boyertown Area School District K-6 Public
Wyomissing Area School District 5-6 Public
1-7 Private
Wilson School District K-5 Public
Fleetwood Area School District K-4 Public
Preschool-6 Private
Wyomissing Area School District K-4 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-k Catholic
School District Grades Type
Antietam School District 7-12 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Preschool-8 Private
K-12 Private
Preschool-8 Private
Boyertown Area School District 7-9 Public
Brandywine Heights Area School District 6-8 Public
Muhlenberg School District 5-6 Public
1-10 Private
Reading School District 8-9 Public
Conrad Weiser Area School District 5-8 Public
7-12 Private
K-12 Private
Daniel Boone Area School District 6-8 Public
Exeter Township School District 7-8 Public
K-12 Private
K-8 Private
Fleetwood Area School District 5-8 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Governor Mifflin School District 7-8 Public
Hamburg Area School District 6-8 Public
K-12 Private
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Governor Mifflin School District 5-6 Public
K-8 Private
K-11 Private
1-12 Private
Kutztown Area School District 6-8 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
1-12 Private
Preschool-12 Private
Muhlenberg School District 7-9 Public
K-12 Private
Reading School District 6-7 Public
Reading School District 6-7 Public
K-12 Private
Oley Valley School District 6-8 Public
1-8 Private
Preschool-10 Private
1-11 Private
Exeter Township School District 5-6 Public
Diocese Of Allentown K-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown K-8 Catholic
Schuylkill Valley School District 5-8 Public
Reading School District 6-7 Public
Reading School District 6-7 Public
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown Preschool-8 Catholic
Diocese Of Allentown K-8 Catholic
Preschool-12 Private
Tulpehocken Area School District 7-12 Public
Twin Valley School District 5-8 Public
Wyomissing Area School District 5-6 Public
1-7 Private
Wilson School District 6-8 Public
Wilson School District 6-8 Public
Wyomissing Area School District 7-12 Public
School District Grades Type
Antietam School District 7-12 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Berks Ctc 9-12 Public
Berks Ctc 10-12 Public
K-12 Private
9-12 Private
Boyertown Area School District 10-12 Public
Brandywine Heights Area School District 9-12 Public
Reading School District 8-9 Public
Conrad Weiser Area School District 9-12 Public
7-12 Private
K-12 Private
Daniel Boone Area School District 9-12 Public
Exeter Township School District 9-12 Public
K-12 Private
Fleetwood Area School District 9-12 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Governor Mifflin School District 9-12 Public
Hamburg Area School District 9-12 Public
K-12 Private
Diocese Of Allentown 9-12 Catholic
9-12 Public
K-11 Private
1-12 Private
Kutztown Area School District 9-12 Public
1-12 Private
Preschool-12 Private
Muhlenberg School District 10-12 Public
K-12 Private
K-12 Private
Oley Valley School District 9-12 Public
9-12 Private
Reading Muhlenberg Career And Technology Center 10-12 Public
Reading School District 10-12 Public
1-11 Private
Schuylkill Valley School District 9-12 Public
Preschool-12 Private
Tulpehocken Area School District 7-12 Public
Twin Valley School District 9-12 Public
Wilson School District 9-12 Public
Wyomissing Area School District 7-12 Public
Data on community demographics, schools and recent sales provided by OnBoard LLC Copyright © 2002 - 2012 OnBoard LLC. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
Recent Sales Near Property
Address Beds Baths Price
1 18 Main, Mertztown, Pa 19539 4 1 $225,000
2 533 Locust, Mertztown, Pa 19539 3 2 $130,000
3 46 Weis, Topton, Pa 19562 3 1 $130,000
4 46 Weis, Topton, Pa 19562 3 1 $130,000
5 404 Smith, Topton, Pa 19562 3 2 $219,060
6 405 Smith, Topton, Pa 19562 3 2 $187,500
7 221 Haas, Topton, Pa 19562 2 1 $70,500
8 221 Haas, Topton, Pa 19562 2 1 $70,500
9 122 Haas, Topton, Pa 19562 3 1 $139,900
10 122 Haas, Topton, Pa 19562 3 1 $139,900
Data on community demographics, schools and recent sales provided by OnBoard LLC Copyright © 2002 - 2012 OnBoard LLC. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
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Quick Glance
Population 4,983
Population Growth 3%
Population Density 225
Median Age 43.2
Median Income $66,036
Households 1,935
Weather
Jan Low 18.06
Jan High 35.14
July Low 61.04
July High 84.11
Annual Precipitation (in.) 68.89
Weather Risk Index* 79
*Index score (100 = National Average) that represents the total risk
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