Farmhouse/National Folk, Detached - SHIPPENSBURG, PA
SHIPPENSBURG. An outstanding 1780 built stone farmhouse on 32.85 acres. The original builder of the house, Francis Campbell, came to Shippensburg with the town's founder, Edward Shippen, in the early 1730's. One of the first merchants in the area, Francis lived in town until perhaps 1780 when he built his "Middle Spring Plantation", which is now known as Willow Run. The home features five fireplaces and much original glass, woodwork and hardware.Although only 1 mile from the center of Shippensburg, it is set back from the road and affords views of the thirty-acre meadow with a pond, the Middle Spring stream, and a woods.The 1973 addition brings the square footage to 4496 and includes updates such as solar hot water, a new oil furnace (easily converted to gas), and an interior elevator shaft ready for an elevator should it be needed and a large screened in porch for entertaining.The large bank barn with photo-voltaic panels provide over seven months a year of free electricity. The barn, in great condition, includes hay mows, stalls in the lower part and a stone walled barnyard. A few of the special features include 5 fireplaces, 2 usable attics (1 finished and 1 for storage,) both with staircases , partially finished lower level with wet bar, main level laundry/mud room combo, with a half bath and access to one of the attics. Special features of this property include built-in cabinets and bookshelves, pocket door in kitchen to dining room, Jeen Aire griddle and grill, deep windows thru out, old pine wide floors, laundry chute, attached and detached garages, 2 hot water heaters with solar panels to preheat water, 4 zoned heating with new furnace installed in 2016 which can be easily converted to gas, radon mitigation system, UV water purifier, water softener, 400 amp service, 126 ft well with 10 gal min output. This list could go on and on! This unique property must be seen to be appreciated!
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