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2 FORGE HILL WAY
CHESTER HEIGHTS, PA 19063

$975,000 
  • 4 Beds
  • 4/0 Baths
  • 4,253 sqft
  • Single Family | Detached
  • Active
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Property Description for 2 FORGE HILL WAY, CHESTER HEIGHTS PA 19063

This stone Farmhouse, nestled in the side of a hill on nearly 4 scenic acres, sits adj to 500 acres of woods owned by Natural Lands Trust & Middletown Twp Open Space, offers spac rms, wide plank hrdwd flrs, & lrg wndws w/deep sills. The org house was built circa 1785 & purchased by Joseph Thatcher, who owned a tilt mill by Chester Crk & lived in the home w/his family. In 1901 George Wood, the founder of Wawa Dairy purchased the home as part of hundreds of acres. Upon his death in 1926, the home was given to his youngest daughter, Dorothea, who restored/"modernized" the org house, adding a lg addtn which incl more BRs, BAs, a Kit & a 2-car Gar w/10 parking spaces. Forge Hill was renovated by architects & master craftsmen to retain the history so the addition is seamless unlike some 18th century homes where the addts do not work together. From 2008 to present those improvements incl: 40 yr thick cedar roof (cost $100,000), copper gutters, flashing & rm installed in 2008. All chimneys re-pointed & capped w/slate-energy conservation, 33 Pella Architectural; divided light high-perfrmnc wndws w/invisible screens, 3 Pella Glass Strm Drs, 4 BAs renovated w/prem historically sensitive period esthetics w/modern water conservation fxtrs, 2018 New Geothermal ht pump w/high efficiency boiler hybrid system (cost $100,000); New air handling units incl high velocity syst, Skylights on Prch rf to incr natural daylight in LR & DR, Vermont green slate flrs in kit, 1 BR & Foyer. All flrs refin 2017 incl orgin random width planked pine in several rms. All plmb renov done w/copper/cast iron. Well wtr w/wtr conditioning, filtration & UV trt. Rev osmosis drinking wtr syst, LED lighting t/o incl recessed lighting, 2017 Tigerwood Maple prch flr, DEP certified oil tank closure/concrete filled. Matching boxlock hrdwr on org drs, 5 frpls w/gas frpl in LR; MBR w/sitting/dressing rm & MBR newly renovated w/marble twin vanity & curbless shwr. Closet systems in MBR/BA closets, 3 add'l BRs all newly painted & flrs refinished. All BRs newly insulated, 4 full BAs-all newly renovated 1 w/refinished claw ft tub, Lrg lndry rm w/vintage lndry tub, ample storage cabinets, butcher blk cnters & wonderful morning light. Game Rm w/brk flr & stucco walls w/open beam ceiling perfect for pool. A bar w/ sink & refrig in the crnr opening into the Flower Rm where Dorothea raised her prized orchids; wndws w/deep sills. Forge Hill offers priv wooded living in close proximity to local amenities and GVSD

  • Property Class: Residential
  • Listing Status: Active
  • City: CHESTER HEIGHTS
  • State: PA
  • Zip: 19063
  • Area: Chester Heights Boro
  • Class: Single Family
  • Property Subtype: Detached
  • Approx Lot Size: 3.770
  • Stories: 2
  • Fireplaces: Yes
  • Beds: 4
  • Baths Total: 4
  • Baths (F/H): 4/0
  • Living Area (SqFt): 4,253 sqft
  • Lot Sq Ft Apx: 164352.00
  • Year Built: 1800
  • Listing#: 7257330
  • School District: Garnet Valley
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • List Date: 9/26/2018
  • Last updated on: 10/16/2018

Property Features for 2 FORGE HILL WAY, CHESTER HEIGHTS PA 19063

  • Appliances: Kitbuiltinra
  • Design: 2-Story
  • Property Age: 218
  • Electric Service: 200-300Ampel
  • Fireplace Features: Gas/Prop, Nonfunct
  • Foundation: Stonefound
  • Heating: Geothermal
  • Pool Type: Nopool
  • Sewer Septic: Onsiteseptic
  • Water: Well
  • Basement Type: Full
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Exterior: Stone
  • Fireplace: Three+Fps
  • Garage Spaces: 2-Cargarage
  • Handicap: None
  • Laundry Type: Lowflrlndry
  • Porch Deck: Deck, Patio, Porch
  • Cooking Fuel: Propcooking
  • Dining Kitchen: Eatinkitchen
  • Floor: Wood, Tile/Brick
  • Garage Type: Attached
  • Hot Water: Electric, Propanehtwtr
  • Lot Description: Slopinglot, Openlot, Trees/Wooded
  • Parking: 3+Carparking, Assigned
  • Roof: Pitchedroof, Slate
  • Styles: Colonial, Farm House
  • Adult 55+ / 62+: False

Additional Information for 2 FORGE HILL WAY, CHESTER HEIGHTS PA 19063

  • County: Delaware-Pa
  • School District: Garnet Valley
  • Middle School: Garnet Valley
  • High School: Garnet Valley High
  • Condo Association: False
  • HOA: False
  • Basement: True
  • Central Air: True
  • Farm: False
  • Fireplace: Three+Fps
  • Interior Square Feet Source: A
  • New Construction: False
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Swimming Pool: No
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Total Assessment: 274620.00
  • Total Taxes: $10,730
  • Water Front: False
  • Bedroom Master1 Level: Upper 1
  • Dining Room: True
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm1 Name: Study
  • Other Rm1 Level: Main
  • Bedroom Second1 Level: Upper 1
  • Family Room: True
  • Family Room Level: Lower 1
  • Other Rm2 Name: Sun RM
  • Other Rm2 Level: Main
  • Upper Floor1 Baths: 3
  • Bedroom Third1 Level: Upper 1
  • Kitchen1 Level: Main
  • Other Rm3 Name: Game
  • Other Rm3 Level: Lower 1
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Level: Upper 1
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm4 Name: Flower
  • Other Rm4 Level: Lower 1
  • Listing Area: Chester Heights Boro
  • Subdivision: None Available
  • Listing ID: 7257330
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