Historic Hessian Camp
*1 Year Home Warranty!* Hessian Camp - this is one of the oldest settlements in the City of Reading with its origins as a prisoner of war camp for German soldiers captured during the Revolutionary War. Now Hessian Camp is where you can find some of the finest architectural mansions and homes along the hill below the Mt. Penn Preserve and landmark Pagoda! Sellers were also made aware that the home was formerly known as the Assisi House in honor of St. Francis of Assisi and housed the Five Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis and had ties to the former Central Cath. High School. Rear access provides a turn-around driveway to the 2-car garage, plus off-street parking along sidewalks in this enchanting neighborhood! 1915 Elite Architecture?The extravagant stone walls (some curved), steps, garage, partial stone home and old-world stone fireplace could never be replicated in this price range! Interior features include: leaded glass sidelights, solid oak hardwood flooring, terracotta clay floor tile in the family/sun room, Italian marble ceiling medallion, textured ceilings, and sconces lighting. French doors open to side veranda from the dining room for easy indoor/outdoor entertaining! The retro black and white kitchen is in very good condition with subway tile walls with black iron cabinet latches & pulls! A butler's pantry with mud entry is between the kitchen, powder room and lower level. This home boasts 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths on 3 finished floors, plus a laundry and rec room in the lower level. Be rich in history, charm and size without a big mortgage!
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