1473 Saint Matthews Rd

Chester Springs, PA 19425 View Map $1,250,000 Schedule a Tour
Beds3
Baths2
Sq.Ft.3,128
Year1805
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Status: Under Contract
Listing Office:James A Cochrane Inc
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:PACT2024106
Sq. Feet:3,128
On Site:45 Days
Lot Size:12.38 Acres
County:Chester
Imagine an original collection of historic Chester County farm buildings set on 12.38 lush acres of idyllic fenced pastures, woods & Spring-fed Pond literally surrounded by over 1,500 acres of permanently protected lands! Walnut Ridge Farm is that residence! Set in beautiful Chester Springs, West Vincent Township. This region dates back to Vincent townships founding in 1723, which was later divided into West and East in 1832. This area is Rural Pennsylvania at its best, where stone farmhouses blend seamlessly into the fertile landscape, originally inhabited by Lenape Indians, where Washington s troops traversed in the 18th century and the Underground Railroad made its way in the 19th century. Walnut Ridge Farm offers a showcase 1805 4-Bay 2 ½ Story Stone Farmhouse with standing seam metal roof, 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths. Original handsome hardwood floors and built-ins can be found throughout. A charming Country Kitchen with stone Fireplace and Main Floor Laundry Mud Room, Formal Dining with stone Fireplace, access to a charming Study and a Large Living Room. This Main Floor also has Cozy Family Room with large stone Fireplace, enclosed window-filled Porch and Bath with shower. The Second Floor has three sizable Bedrooms, one with a separate circular staircase and walk-up Attic access. Attic is large enough to allow for additional Rooms. A breezeway connects to the circa 1804 Smokehouse/Cottage which has a Main Room with brick floor and stone Fireplace, enclosed porch, vintage Kitchenette, full Bath and 2nd Floor Bedroom. Early road petitions note this was a school at some point. The spacious Bank Barn has four 1960 s 1-Bedroom Apartments in the Upper Side (2 presently rented month to month) with separate electric and the Lower Barn has 8 stalls and several additional rooms for garage use, collecting and storage. Out buildings include a stone garage, corncrib, approximately 5 acre fenced pasture, large Paddock with Run-in shed and Springhouse. The Spring-fed Pond attracts a diversity of wildlife while the property s trees and gardens are home for a variety of birds and butterflies! This rare find offers a diversity of uses from extended family living opportunities, rental income, off the grid living, animal husbandry and farming. While this property is under Act 319 for lower taxes, there are no permanent easements. Potential buyers should investigate any possible building lots with township. An ideal location for horse lovers who can access miles of trails in the Natural Lands Bryn Coed Preserve directly across the street. Having the security of knowing this piece of historic Chester County Paradise will remain in perpetuity is priceless! The charming village of Birchrunville is just down the road while Kimberton, Phoenixville, routes 401, 100, 23 and the turnpike are within easy reach. This homestead as been loved by its present owners for 35 years. Now is the time to pass on its stewardship to the next owners. Is that you?

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Community Information

Address:1473 Saint Matthews Rd Chester Springs, PA 19425
Area:West Vincent Twp (10325)
County:Chester
City:Chester Springs
Subdivision:None Available
Zip Code:19425

School Information

School District:Owen J Roberts
High School:OWEN J ROBERTS
Middle School:OWEN J ROBERTS
Elementary School:WEST VINCENT

Architecture

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Year Built:1805
Stories:2
Style:Farmhouse/National Folk,Traditional,Converted Barn
Construction: Stone, Stucco, Wood Siding, Mixed, Masonry, Asbestos
Roof: Shingle, Pitched, Metal
Foundation: Stone
Basement Type: Unfinished, Outside Entrance

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Wood Stove, Built-Ins, Attic, Wood Floors, Studio, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Country, Kitchen - Eat-In, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Floor Plan - Traditional, Exposed Beams, Double/Dual Staircase, Curved Staircase
Appliances: Built-In Range, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Oven - Wall, Oven/Range - Electric, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater
Flooring: Hardwood, Tile/Brick
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Den, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 2, Hobby Room
Fireplace: Wood, Corner, Stone
Exterior Features: Extensive Hardscape, Outbuilding(s)
Patio And Porch: Breezeway, Patio(s), Porch(es)
Fencing: Masonry/Stone, Split Rail, Wood
Horse Amenities: Horse Trails, Horses Allowed, Stable(s), Paddock
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Garage: Basement Garage, Oversized
Garage Spaces: 4
Heating: Hot Water, Baseboard - Electric, Baseboard - Hot Water, Summer/Winter Changeover
Heating Fuel: Oil, Electric
Hot Water: Electric

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 3128
Below Grade 0
Total 3128

Rooms

LevelSizeDescription
KitchenMain Level18x20Fireplace - Wood Burning,Kitchen - Electric Cooking,Kitchen - Country,Kitchen - Eat-in,Flooring - Tile
LaundryMain Level
Dining RoomMain LevelFlooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Other
DenMain LevelBuilt-Ins
Living RoomMain LevelBuilt-Ins,Flooring - HardWood
Family RoomMain LevelFireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood
Hobby RoomMain Level
Bedroom 1Upper 1 LevelFlooring - HardWood
Bedroom 2Upper 1 LevelAttic - Walk-Up,Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 3Upper 1 LevelFlooring - HardWood
Bathroom 2Upper 1 Level
Bathroom 1Main Level

Property Features

Lot Size: 12.38 Acres
Lot Dimensions:0.00 x 0.00
Lot Description: Backs - Parkland, Backs to Trees, Cleared, Corner, Irregular, Level, Marshy, Partly Wooded, Pond, Rear Yard, Rural, SideYard(s), Sloping, Stream/Creek, Subdivision Possible, Trees/Wooded
Location: Rural
Parking: Crushed Stone, Gravel Driveway
Parking Included In List Price: No
Driveway - # of Spaces: 10
View: Creek/Stream, Panoramic, Pasture, Pond, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods, Valley
Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
Sewer: On Site Septic
Water: Cistern, Private, Spring
Roads: Gravel
Municipality: WEST VINCENT TWP
Zoning:R-2 RESIDENTIAL
Directions:From historic Kimberton Pa take Kimberton Road West to Pughtown Road. Stay on Pughtown until St. Matthews Rd. Make a left. You will pass Bryn Coed preserve on your left and the property is at the corner of St. Matthews and Flowing Springs.

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $7,891 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2021
School Tax: $6,578
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
City Tax Rate: $413.00 (Annually)
County Tax Rate: $900.00 (Annually)
Acceptable Financing: Cash, Conventional

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