Just Listed in Pottstown: Home on a Former Sheep Farm for $380,000

POTTSTOWN, PA — Own a piece of history in Pottstown. A historic 1750s home that was once part of a local sheep farm has just come up for sale.

Here is the full list:

  • Address: 891 Temple Road, Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Price: $379,900
  • Square feet: 3071
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1 full bath and 1 half bath
  • Built: 1890
  • Features: Own a piece of Chester County history! Built in 1758, this magnificent farmhouse was once part of the local sheep farmer’s farm. This charming stone house has been extended over the years, creating a very comfortable space that retains much of its original charm, including exposed stone walls, beams and hardwood floors. The main level features a huge 25×25 family room and an addition built by Kutz in the late 1960s, which is an amazing space for entertaining and was once a local piano teacher’s recital room! There is also a practical shower room and a wardrobe. A large hallway of built-in cabinetry connects the addition to the original part of the house, which could be used as a large formal dining room or a function room. You can only fall in love with the deep window sills and exposed beams! Imagine all the homeowners who lived here…before the roads were built, before the plumbing…even the current fireplace with built-in woodstove was once a single-story fireplace. Just off the dining room is the kitchen, part of a 1768 addition. The kitchen has ceramic floors, a butcher block island and access to the huge private porch! There is also a stairwell that leads to the 2nd floor where you will find two bedrooms that share a full bathroom. The 3rd floor has three additional bedrooms with original flooring. Outside, you can enjoy nearly 1.6 acres of wooded privacy, with plenty of room for outdoor activities and gardening. There is a large shed and plenty of parking for parties! The house has a new roof (2019), newer radiator and water heater (2018), replacement windows, replacement oil tank (2014), updated 200AMP electricity and a public sewer. All you need is your creative vision to turn this house into your dream home! Come join in the next chapter of Chester County history!

This listing originally appeared on real estate agent.com. For more information and photos, click here.