20 Acre Horse Farm
Modern Ranch House - 1,200 Sq. Ft. Second House -
13 Stall Main Barn - 54’x72’ Indoor Arena - New 30x32
There are 2 houses on this exceptional farm in
the scenic, quiet area of West Penn Township, Schuylkill
County. The modern 1,800 square foot custom built ranch
home has a brick and siding exterior with 3 bedrooms with
double closets, huge open living room/family room, spacious
kitchen with large center island/eating area and modern
appliances including a ceramic cook-top range, formal dining
room with large picture window, completely tiled full bath,
½ bath, laundry room and a 2-car oversized garage. The home
features lots of lovely hardwood oak floors and solid white
pine 6-panel interior doors. With its exterior entrance,
the finished, heated basement boasts a home office, hobby
room, and large multi-purpose space. There are other
unfinished areas of the basement that can be used for
storage. The attic has drop-down stairs and offers
additional storage. The home has R-30 insulation in the
ceilings and R-19 insulation in the walls, and triple-glazed
Anderson windows, making it very comfortable year-round.
Other important features include 200 amp service, hot water
baseboard heat driven by a very economical to operate
combination EFM coal stoker/oil burner furnace, a separate
central air conditioning system and two whole-house attic
fans, water conditioning/softening system and a radon
remediation system. Utilities on this property include
cable and satellite, as well as a long range TV/FM antenna.
All utilities are underground. There are excellent locations
on the property for a wind turbine. A new roof with
architectural shingles was installed in 2005. The property
has been professionally landscaped with mature trees and
The 1,200 square foot second home features three
11x10½ rooms, a 19x11½ kitchen and dining area, a 9x11
sitting room, a 10x29 living room, full bath and storage
room. The second home could be a residential rental or used
as professional offices. The building has electric heat and
Anderson windows with additional storm windows, 2 levels of
ceiling insulation giving it R-36++ and 3 levels of sidewall
insulation, 200 amp electric service and a 58 gallon
electric hot water heater. In June 2009, a new architectural
shingled roof was installed.
In late 2008, a new 30 x 32 fully insulated
Conestoga building was constructed. Situated near the main
home, it is currently used as a woodworking shop. The
building has R-36 insulation in the ceiling and R-20
insulation in the walls. Other amenities of this building
include a concrete floor, dual pane windows, wood lined
painted walls, metal ceiling, and 200 amp electric. It has
an overhead door and a pedestrian door.
The property is enrolled in the “Clean and
Green” Act 319 Program, a program which owners can receive
tax abatement for farmland property. A very unique
advantage of owning this property comes as a result of a
grant from local businessman and philanthropist John
Morgan. This program offers the first two years of college
absolutely free to any Tamaqua Area School District High
School Senior with appropriate grade point average.
The 70 x 36 concrete block horse barn has
thirteen 12x10 stalls. Seven 10 x 12 stalls have private
galvanized pipe 10 x 22 turn out runs. The 6 stalls on the
other side of the wide 12 foot aisle have removable
partitions to convert them into three 20 x 12 stalls. All
13 custom stalls have beautiful tongue-and-groove stall
fronts, large doors, and metal hardware. Attached to this
barn is a 10 x 70 outside covered loafing area with Southern
exposure. Other amenities of the barn include 200 amp
electric service, individual stall lights on a timer system,
all wiring in conduit, and an Elk architectural shingle roof
installed in 2002.
A 54 x 72 Morton pole barn is attached to the
main barn. The main door is 15 feet high. It also has an
18 x 36 insulated shop/office/tack or storage room with
windows and concrete floor. This building can be used for
hay and bedding storage, exercise area, additional portable
or permanent stalls, wash area or machine storage.
Twelve acres of this 20.9 acre property are fenced. An
approximately 2 acre paddock features a block run-in shed
with Southern exposure. There are spectacular must see long range views
of the Mahoning Valley and the Blue Mountain from either
residence. This well-planned, efficient facility has a
great location with easy access to State Rte. 309, I-81,
I-78, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It is located just 35
minutes northwest of the Allentown area. This versatile
property would be an excellent candidate for a 4-H family,
breeding or training facility, racehorses, or for any type
of livestock activity - horses, beef cattle, sheep, llamas
or goats. The excellent buildings can also serve many other
uses. It is an exceptional farm in superb condition and a
great value with all of its extensive amenities.
Call Gary L. Coles or Jonathan D. Coles at 570-386-5000 for
color brochure with many more photos.
Gary Lloyd Coles, CRS, GRI.
Jonathan D. Coles,
BS, GRI, E-PRO
New Pennsylvania Realty, Inc.
103 Mush Dahl Road
NEW RINGGOLD, PA 17960
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