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312 Acre Luxury Estate SOLD

English Manor House - 3930’ Airfield - 2 Hangers - Bank Barn - 2 Ponds - Adjacent to Lehigh River Gorge Park - Close to Ski Areas & State Parks


 

This magnificent estate exhibits all the elements of country living at its finest. The property features a stately English Manor house at the end of a long paved driveway. Amenities include 3930’ airfield, bank barn, 2 hangers, and an equipment storage building. Located adjacent to the Lehigh Gorge State Park and just 1400 feet from the Lehigh River, other highlights include 2 large ponds, a nice mix of woodland and open areas, and some of the most scenic surroundings of the Poconos. Recreational possibilities abound, both on the property itself and in the adjoining state parks along the river. It is ideally located close to Interstate 80 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

The custom English Manor house was constructed in 1990 and has many Georgian architectural details and 11-foot ceilings. It is approximately 4000 square feet with an additional 900 square feet above the garage. House features large center hall with second floor sitting area, living room with fireplace, den/study, formal dining room, tea room, custom cherry kitchen, 3 bedrooms including large master bedroom suite, 2 ½ baths, laundry room, walk in closets, hardwood floors and wall to wall carpeting, 7 zone oil hotwater baseboard heat, central air conditioning, and security system. Attached to the house is a three car heated garage with second level recreation area.

The airplane landing field is 3930 feet long and 100 feet wide with pilot controlled lighting and has a lighted windsock. There is a taxi strip from the large hanger to the runway. The sod runway is federal and state licensed and accommodates medium, twin engine airplanes.

The main hanger is 41x72 with two Wilson bi-fold doors, one 12x44 and the other 10x38. The entire hanger is insulated and heated by propane and includes an 18x42 shop with workbenches, air compressor, grinder, and drill press. Also included is an emergency generator that services the hanger and the barn. The bank barn is 35x65 and is totally renovated with water and electricity. The second hanger is 55x22 with electricity. The equipment/storage barn is 60x22 and has electricity. Equipment included with the property is a 770 Oliver tractor, 8 foot rotary bush hog, jeep with a snow plow, jeep truck with a flat bed, and a John Deere riding lawn tractor. The property has about 285 feet of black top road frontage.

The 312 acres of this estate affords great privacy, but also quick access to the many recreational opportunities in the area. The property adjoins state game lands, is across the river from the Hickory Run State Park, and adjacent to the Lehigh Gorge State Park. This park consists of a 26-mile trail along the Lehigh River from the Francis E. Walter Dam in the North to the Jim Thorpe in the South. Permitted activities include the trail include bicycling, hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, white-water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and snow mobiling. The river gorge, thick vegetation, rock outcroppings, and many waterfalls characterize the entire length of the trail. In addition, the property is close to Big Boulder, Jack Frost, and Split rock ski areas, golf courses, and fine restaurants. It is located just 7 miles from the White Haven exit on Interstate 80 and 11 miles from the Pocono exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, providing an easy commute to New York City or Philadelphia.

Price: $1,650,000


Gary L. Coles
New Pennsylvania Realty, Inc.
ROUTE 1 BOX 123
NEW RINGGOLD, PA 17960
570-386-5000
gary@newpennrealty.com

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