SOLD 7/22/2020


    • 5 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    • 2,461 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# PALA163068
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    Property Details

    Swallow Nest is a newly renovated 1840s historic Colonial home situated on almost a full acre that has been transformed into the quintessential modern farmhouse paradise just minutes from downtown Lancaster.Located in the heart of Amish country within one of the best school districts and close to shopping and restaurants with easy access to the interstate absolutely perfect!Zoned cottage commercial, the 2000 square feet of unfinished basement and 2nd floor garage/barn use affords lots of business / investment potential for any buyer. Remodeled with a completely new electric system in 2017 which included a Bosch Inverter 2-ton AC unit in 2018 maintains the existing propane radiant heating throughout. The 2-car detached garage/barn a work area, storage closet, and existing 2 horse stalls. All flooring in the main house has been upgraded to include COREtec Plus Luxury Vinyl Wide Plank Flooring that is waterproof, kid proof, and pet proof on main living level which enhances the farmhouse wood floor look without the maintenance. Newly installed Stain-master PetProtect hybrid with premium padding on 2nd and 3rd floors in all 5 bedrooms adds comfort and stain protection.Lots of natural lighting is a feature you will absolutely love about this home with insulated Andersen Double Hung Tilt in windows adorned with Cordless Cellular Window Shades with light filtering fabric by Bali. This hybrid open plan with traditional layout boasts a chefs dream kitchen with large prep island, premium appliances, custom solid wood cabinetry, and walk in pantry with floor to ceiling storage. Solid wood kitchen cabinets include rollout drawers in bottom cabinets, hidden pullout dual trash container in island, vertical filing cabinet for baking trays, 3-tiered lazy Susan spice cabinet, and 2-tiered lazy Susan base cabinet for convenient small appliance storage. Frigidaire Gallery French Door Refrigerator with PureAir Ultra 2 filtration system and dual ice makers. GE Profile 5 burner glass top with dual oven with electric front control and remote chef connect. GE Profile Microwave with sensory cooking and remote chef connect. Bosch dishwasher with 42 dBA with additional 3rd level cleaning tray. Kohler Enameled Cast Iron Farmhouse Single Basin Sink with Magnetic / Retractable Moen Gooseneck nozzle, soap and drinking water dispensers, and Insinkerator Evolution Select Disposal. An almost 10 foot ceiling in the large Dining area adds to the spaciousness of this perfect for entertaining room open to the main living area. The den also has high ceilings and features a Shiplapped TV mantel with custom entertainment cabinet. Period moldings, ceramic door fixtures, and solid wood wainscoting throughout entire home add charm and character to this modern farmhouse painted with a neutral greys and whites throughout. A mud room with separate entrance includes 6 foot wide closet and floor to ceiling storage and a nearby 4x 6 utility closet and offers direct access to basement. A gardeners delight with a 20x 36 stone walled vegetable garden, flower beds filled with perennials, rose bushes, and many beautiful shrubs and plants. Relax on your back porch or the elevated sun deck overlooking the garden or enjoy the oasis of this beautifully landscaped yard which includes mature evergreens which enhance the privacy of this property.Other features include: Laundry shoot from 2nd floor bathroom. Glacier Bay High Efficiency Elongated Dual Flush Toilets. Water Factory Systems Triple Filter Drinking water under sink. Chandelier and pendant lighting by West Elm and Pottery Barn. Large original cast iron farmhouse sink in basement Kinetico Mach Series whole home water softening system. 40 gallon Bradford White Defender Hot Water Tank with Hydrojet total performance installed in 2015. Canning closets in basement. Newly installed well pump. Walk-in attic with lots of storage and shelving.

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County LANCASTER
      • HOA Y/N N
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Sale Type Standard
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 3859.00
      • Tax Year 2019
      • Utilities Cable TV,Electric Available,Natural Gas Available,Phone Available
      • View Scenic Vista
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1840
      • Zoning RESIDENTIAL
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Dishwasher, Oven/Range - Electric, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Water Heater
      • Basement Type Partially Finished, Poured Concrete, Walkout Stairs, Windows
      • Cooling Fuel Electric
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Electric Service 200+
      • Exterior Features Boat Storage, Outbuilding(s)
      • Flooring Type Carpet, Hardwood, Laminated, Vinyl, Wood
      • Garage Spaces Count 2.00
      • Garage Type Oversized
      • Garage Y/N Y
      • Heating Fuel Electric,Propane - Owned
      • Heating Type Hot Water, Radiator, Forced Air, Radiant
      • Interior Features Breakfast Area, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Dining Area, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Kitchen - Gourmet, Recessed Lighting, Upgraded Countertops, Wood Floors
      • Roof Composite Shingle
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Farmhouse/National Folk, Traditional
      • Total Garage And Parking Spaces 2
      • Total Living Area 2461
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 2
      • Bedrooms 5
      • Full Bathrooms 2
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
    • Property Features
      • Lot Features Corner, Front Yard, Landscaping, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
      • Lot Size Acres 0.79
      • Outdoor Living Structures Balcony, Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es)
    • Schools
      • Elementary School SMOKETOWN E.S.
      • High School CONESTOGA VALLEY
      • School District CONESTOGA VALLEY


    17505 (BIRD IN HAND) Demographics

    28 Median Age
    319 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    18% College Educated
    $54,167 Estimated Median Income
    388 Estimated Total Home Owners
    208 Estimated Total Renters
    65% / 35% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    2 Estimated Average Household Size
    2,204 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

    Market Last 30 Days In This Postal Code

    $439,500 Median Sales Price
    1 Homes Sold
    0 New On Market

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        Property History

        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- New in Database Source New Value: $429,500 -2.28%
        7/22/2020 3:00:00 AM Sold Source New Value: $439,500
        6/2/2020 10:41:00 AM Price Increased Source New Value: $439,500
        5/26/2020 11:11:05 AM Status Changed Source New Value: PENDING
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