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1806 Pickering Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460

$225,000 Sale Pending

Estimated Rent: $1,790/mo.Lease with a right to purchase.Learn More

  • For Sale
  • Pending
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Full Bath
  • Updated 5 days ago
1806 Pickering Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460 View this property at 1806 Pickering Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460
1806 Pickering Rd Phoenixville PA 19460

Property Description

Once in a lifetime opportunity to restore two charming 18th Century buildings nestled side-by-side along the picturesque Pickering Creek at Merlin and Pickering Roads. These historic buildings anchored the original Village of Merlin, an important Chester County crossroads for industry and agriculture in the 18th & 19th centuries. The first building is a sweet three-story stone house reportedly built in the 1830-1840's. There are two bedrooms on the second level and space for a possible third bedroom in the attic, which has a dormer and many windows. The second building is the old J.J. Emery Cider Mill, a two-story structure featuring gorgeous exposed stone interiors, two stone fireplaces and a wonderful stone courtyard overlooking the
creek. Stunning views, wildlife, and the rush of the creek are all enjoyed from nearly every window and the exterior deck/porch of each building. There is a beautiful stone wall along the creek side of the grounds. Live in one house and rent the other or create an artist studio/in-law suite next to your home. The two buildings are contributing resources in the Middle Pickering National Register Historic District and are also listed resources under Article 16 of the township Historic Resources Protection Ordinance. Buyer needs the vision and resources to completely renovate both buildings. Buyers without an understanding of the realities of renovating historic properties are discouraged from considering this property. Buildings and non-functioning septic system are being sold in as-is condition. Lot at 1794 Pickering Road is part of this sale and houses the septic system has failed inspection. Anglers will find a variety of fish including smallmouth bass, rainbow trout and brown trout in Pickering Creek. Easy access to the Pennsylvania Turnpike slip ramp at Rt 29, the Great Valley Corporate Office Parks, Rt 202, wonderful downtown Phoenixville and the charming village of Kimberton. Listing agent must accompany all showings. Please do not access the property without an appointment.

Full Property Details for 1806 Pickering Rd

  • Price: $225,000
  • Taxes: $4,578 (2017)
  • Status: Pending
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 6895439
  • Updated: 11/18/2017
  • Added: 361 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 1806 Pickering Rd, Phoenixville, PA
  • Reduced to $225,000 on 10/8/17
  • Reduced to $250,000 on 8/18/17
  • Reduced to $275,000 on 6/29/17
  • Reduced to $299,000 on 5/16/17
  • Reduced to $325,000 on 4/24/17
  • Listed at $349,000 on 11/27/16


  • Rooms/Areas: Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Kitchen
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Eating Areas: Eat In Kitchen
  • Cooking Fuel: Electricity



  • Total Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Upper Floor Baths: 1


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Bedroom 1: Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2: Upper 1
  • Bedroom 3: Third

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: Main
  • Kitchen: Main
  • Dining Room: Yes, Main
  • Laundry: No Laundry

Additional Information

  • Pool Description: No Pool


  • Parking Features: Private


  • Area: East Pikeland Twp (10326)
  • County: CHESTER
  • Subdivision: None Available
  • Cross Streets: MERLIN RD

School Information

  • School District: Phoenixville
  • High School: PHOENIXVILLE

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: None
  • Heating Type: Oil, Forced Air
  • Water Heater: Electric


  • Sewer: On-Site Septic System
  • Water: Well

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Colonial
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full
  • Foundation: Stone Foundation
  • Roof: Pitched Roof, Shingle Roof, Metal
  • Stories/Levels: Upper 1
  • Stories Description: 3 or More Stories
  • Year Built: 1841
  • Property Condition: As-is

Additional Structures

  • Other Structures: Second House

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.27
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 11,770
  • Lot Dimensions: 0 x 0
  • Zoning: R1

Water Features

  • Water Front: Yes
  • Water Front Desc.: 0
  • Lake Front: Yes

Financial Considerations

  • Tax Amount: $4,578
  • Tax Year: 2017

Disclosures and Reports

  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Lot: 58

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Lease with a Right to Purchase

Lease with a Right to Purchase

year monthly rent right to purchase
1 $1,790 $241,500
2 $1,860 $250,000
3 $1,930 $258,700
4 $2,000 $267,800
5 $2,080 $277,200

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1806 Pickering Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460 (MLS# 6895439) is a Single Family property with 3 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom. 1806 Pickering Rd is currently listed for $225,000 and was received on November 27, 2016. Want to learn more about 1806 Pickering Rd? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Phoenixville? You can browse all Phoenixville real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.

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