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52 North Main Street

MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
  • $449,900
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 57 days
  • ID#: PAFL180376
UPDATED: 61 min ago
$449,900
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.32
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,176
    SQFT
  • $108
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1888
County:

School Information

Middle School:
High School:
School District:

Description

Welcome to Historic Mercersburg. This outstanding Georgian Revival home is among the finest examples in the county and is a must-see property. History abounds with this distinctive property.The lot upon which the house is constructed was originally owned by the founder of the town, William Smith, Jr. and is built on the foundation of the old McAfee Hotel. Over 4000 square feet of luxury awaits the next owner. The gardens and picket fence enclosing the property will remind you of Williamsburg, Va.The landscaping is incredible, having been meticulously maintained by the owners. Want a smoke house? This property has the original smoke house that served the McAfee Hotel in the 1800s, and now is the perfect garden shed. The adjoining koi pond is home for a spectacular collection of Koi and flowering aquatic plants, which convey with the property. The outside stone stairs leading up to the dining room and brick walkways add a distinctive touch to the outside. As you enter the home, you will walk upon herringbone wood floors made from both red oak and chestnut. Three distinctive fireplaces and custom framing and trim throughout add warmth of character and appeal. Make sure you notice the imported Italian marble fireplace in the dining room, it's amazing. At 31 feet in length, the oversized living room was designed for formal entertaining and has oversized crown molding, custom woodwork, and a fireplace with plenty of natural light streaming through the large windows. The library is warm and inviting, and large enough to relax in. It also has a fireplace and original floor-to-ceiling chestnut paneling on the walls. Plenty of natural light flows through the house with 13 sets of French doors. The kitchen has marble counter tops and an original built in floor-to-ceiling chestnut pantry. The Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances in the kitchen add a touch of sophistication and convey as well. The formal dining room is spectacular. The original built-in china cupboard, built-in curtain tie-backs, fireplace, and large Palladian windows all add to the wondrous feel of the room. From this room you have an unencumbered view of the gardens. Gaze upon the flowering trees, boxwood and flowers in the side or back yard, or simply enjoy the interior comforts of the large living room.As you venture upstairs to the four spacious bedrooms you may want to first stop in the solarium. From here, you can gaze out the many windows, enjoy the view or walk out onto one of the two porches to enjoy some time of relaxation. There is also a second staircase from the solarium leading you back down to the kitchen. The four bedrooms have hardwood flooring and plenty of natural light. Two of the bedrooms have French doors opening onto a roof-top balcony. The third floor once served as a ballroom, and voting was conducted here for the town. It is finished as well with chestnut floors and four walk-in closets. Use this room for an entertainment area, home gym or even another bedroom or office. Schedule your showing today. This is one of the finest homes you will ever see.

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52 North Main Street MERCERSBURG, PA 17236

  • Price: $449,900
  • Status: Active
  • Updated: 61 min ago
  • ID#: PAFL180376
4
Beds
2
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.32
Acres
4,176
SQFT
$108
$/SQFT
1888
Built
Neighborhood:
Mercersburg Borough
County:
Franklin
Area:
Mercersburg Boro (14514)
Middle School:
James Buchanan
High School:
James Buchanan
School District:
Tuscarora
Property Description
Welcome to Historic Mercersburg. This outstanding Georgian Revival home is among the finest examples in the county and is a must-see property. History abounds with this distinctive property.The lot upon which the house is constructed was originally owned by the founder of the town, William Smith, Jr. and is built on the foundation of the old McAfee Hotel. Over 4000 square feet of luxury awaits the next owner. The gardens and picket fence enclosing the property will remind you of Williamsburg, Va.The landscaping is incredible, having been meticulously maintained by the owners. Want a smoke house? This property has the original smoke house that served the McAfee Hotel in the 1800s, and now is the perfect garden shed. The adjoining koi pond is home for a spectacular collection of Koi and flowering aquatic plants, which convey with the property. The outside stone stairs leading up to the dining room and brick walkways add a distinctive touch to the outside. As you enter the home, you will walk upon herringbone wood floors made from both red oak and chestnut. Three distinctive fireplaces and custom framing and trim throughout add warmth of character and appeal. Make sure you notice the imported Italian marble fireplace in the dining room, it's amazing. At 31 feet in length, the oversized living room was designed for formal entertaining and has oversized crown molding, custom woodwork, and a fireplace with plenty of natural light streaming through the large windows. The library is warm and inviting, and large enough to relax in. It also has a fireplace and original floor-to-ceiling chestnut paneling on the walls. Plenty of natural light flows through the house with 13 sets of French doors. The kitchen has marble counter tops and an original built in floor-to-ceiling chestnut pantry. The Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances in the kitchen add a touch of sophistication and convey as well. The formal dining room is spectacular. The original built-in china cupboard, built-in curtain tie-backs, fireplace, and large Palladian windows all add to the wondrous feel of the room. From this room you have an unencumbered view of the gardens. Gaze upon the flowering trees, boxwood and flowers in the side or back yard, or simply enjoy the interior comforts of the large living room.As you venture upstairs to the four spacious bedrooms you may want to first stop in the solarium. From here, you can gaze out the many windows, enjoy the view or walk out onto one of the two porches to enjoy some time of relaxation. There is also a second staircase from the solarium leading you back down to the kitchen. The four bedrooms have hardwood flooring and plenty of natural light. Two of the bedrooms have French doors opening onto a roof-top balcony. The third floor once served as a ballroom, and voting was conducted here for the town. It is finished as well with chestnut floors and four walk-in closets. Use this room for an entertainment area, home gym or even another bedroom or office. Schedule your showing today. This is one of the finest homes you will ever see.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Georgian Construction Materials Brick Direction Faces East Door Features Atrium Exterior Features Other Fencing Picket Garage YN No Lot Features CornerLandscaping Other Structures Above Grade Parking Types Driveway Pool No Pool Property Condition Very Good Riparian Rights YN No Road Responsibility State Road Surface Type Black Top Roof Architectural Shingle Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 4176 Basement Partial Basement YN Yes Cooling Central A/CWindow Unit(S) Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 3 Flooring Hardwood Heating Radiator Heating YN Yes Interior Features Additional StairwayBuilt-InsButlers PantryChair RailingsCrown MoldingsFormal/Separate Dining RoomUpgraded CountertopsWainscottingWalk-In Closet(S)Wood Floors Levels 3 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Room List Living RoomDining RoomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4KitchenFamily RoomLibraryFoyerBedroom 1SolariumBathroom 1Bathroom 2 Spa YN No Upper Level1 Bedrooms 4 Walls Ceilings 9'+ Ceilings

Property Features

Acceptable Financing CashConventionalFha Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street Park Ave Electric 200+ Amp Service Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN Yes Horse YN No Hot Water Natural Gas Lease Considered YN No Municipality Mercersburg Boro Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304644405787 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 4153.00 Tax Assessment Amount 22700.00 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features PalladianTransom Zoning Town Center 2

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©2021 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or RE/MAX Executives. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2021-08-05T08:52:53.157.
 
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