470 W Metzler Rd, EPHRATA, PA


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About 470 W Metzler Rd

THIS IS A PRIVATE AUCTION. THE LISTED PRICE IS AN OPENING BID ONLY AND IS NOT INDICATIVE OF THE FINAL SALE PRICE. Offers are to be submitted by July 10th at 10 am. After bids have been reviewed, the top 3 bidders will have the opportunity to bid confidentially against each other at an appointed time. Terms 10% down, balance 60 days or before. Settlement on or before November 15, 2023. Welcome to this exclusive private auction opportunity! Take a moment to envision your future in this remarkable 22.86-acre farm, boasting a 1820's stone farmhouse with a touch of historical elegance. This three-bedroom bed and breakfast and event venue offers many possibilities and opportunities. The main farmhouse spans 2.5 stories and offers a generous 2,583 square feet of finished living space. The heart of the home revolves around the inviting eat-in kitchen, featuring Foxcraft custom oak cabinets, a spacious island with a stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher. Skylights grace the living/dining room, illuminating the space with natural light. The laundry/mudroom boasts custom built-in cabinetry, while the office provides wall-to-wall bookshelves, ideal for displaying your treasured literary collection. With a total of 5 bedrooms, including a primary bedroom with a fireplace and electric insert, and 2.5 baths, this residence ensures ample space for comfortable living. Discover additional delights, such as the reading room, alcove, and the two basements, two attics, and abundant storage throughout. Modern comforts are seamlessly integrated into this historical house with features such as oil-forced air heat, central A/C, and insulated windows. Special attention has been given to preserving the character of this historic home, with deep window sills, restored woodwork, and stunning redone PA pine hardwood floors. Adding to the appeal is a second house, a delightful one-story stone/vinyl rancher, a perfect expansion for a bed and breakfast or in-laws quarters. Built in 2015 by Creekview Builders, this thoughtfully designed dwelling encompasses 1,588 square feet of finished space, complete with a kitchen, living room, laundry area, two bedrooms with Murphy beds, and three full baths. Enjoy the comfort of forced air heat and central A/C in this charming retreat. The outbuildings on this property are a testament to its versatility and potential. A beautifully restored two-story stone and frame Sweitzer bank barn, measuring 84x40 with additions of 10x34 and 20x66, includes four horse stalls and a new roof installed in 2022. The upper level has most recently entertained guests for weddings and other events. Adjacent to the barn is a convenient machine shed measuring 64x18, accompanied by a spacious barnyard of 42x40. Additional structures include a utility shed measuring 13x8, a chicken house measuring 10x20, and a detached bonus office building measuring 26x15, equipped with electric heating and window AC for maximum comfort. Delight in the outdoors within the 3-season gazebo measuring 14x14, resting upon a raised stone foundation. The extensive grounds encompass 22.86 acres, offering a harmonious blend of fenced pastures, large grassy areas perfect for hosting events, a wildflower patch, and 20 tillable acres. Immerse yourself in the stunning professional landscaping adorned with a fishpond, patios, and a fire pit, creating a serene atmosphere for relaxation and entertainment. A remarkable 21 KW solar system and an above-ground pool contribute to the environmentally conscious features of this property. Explore the picturesque bridge and walkway, adding a touch of whimsy to the landscape. The estate is serviced by four on-site wells and two septic systems. Zoned Ag and benefiting from Clean & Green status, this property presents a tremendous opportunity to acquire a ninth-generation, meticulously maintained family farm. Submit your bids by July 10th at 10 am to secure your chance to be part of the top 3+ bidders.

Features of 470 W Metzler Rd

MLS® # PALA2035514
Price $2,250,000
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms 5.50
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 4,171
Acres 22.86
Year Built 1800
Type Farm
Sub-Type Detached
Style Farmhouse/National Folk
Status Active

Community Information

Address 470 W Metzler Rd
Area West Earl Twp (10521)
State PA
Municipality WEST EARL TWP
Zip Code 17522


Is Waterfront No
Has Pool Yes
Pool Above Ground


Heating Forced Air
Cooling Central A/C
Has Basement Yes
Basement Unfinished
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Electric
# of Stories 2
Stories 2.5 Story


Exterior Stone
Roof Shingle, Slate
Foundation Stone

School Information


Additional Information

Date Listed May 25th, 2023
Days on Market 5
Zoning AG
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeKingsway Realty

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