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142 S 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602


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Once in a lifetime opportunity to own this impressive Callowhill Historic District Commercial/ Investment property. This Historic Federal Style building is well position on a desirable S. 5th Street block walking distance to the Reading Public Library, Santander Arena, Performing Arts Center, Miller Center, and the Google Center. The commercial Main level was occupied by a successful gift shop for over 50 years! The space is comprised of two large showrooms with storefront windows plus a large office room with lavatory facing the courtyard. The rear entrance is equally impressive with a brick walled courtyard with large trees. Walkways and lighting accent and lead to a rear gate with access to a parking lot owned by an adjacent property
owner who rents 5-6 spaces for the store at $25 per month and has agreed to continue this on for the new owner! The main floor would make an impressive gift- art studio or coffee/tea house with tranquility garden! It also would be a fabulous professional office! The curved winding staircase leads to two luxury apartments each encompassing and entire floor they occupy. This building is well maintained.

Full Property Detailsfor 142 S 5th Street


  • Sold For: $160,000
  • Taxes: $2,730 (2017)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Triplex
  • MLS ID: 1000255805
  • Added: 347 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 142 S 5th Street, Reading, PA
  • Sold at $160,000 on 2/23/18
  • Listed at $160,000 on 5/9/17


  • Includes: Land Only



  • Master Bedroom: Unspecified

Other Rooms

  • Laundry: None


  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights


  • Parking Features: Street


  • Area: Reading City (10201)
  • County: Berks
  • Development Name: None Available
  • Subdivision: None Available
  • Cross Streets: Chestnut

School Information

  • School District: Reading
  • High School: Reading Senior

Heating & Cooling

  • Central air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating Type: Gas, Forced Air
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Water Heater: Natural Gas


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public
  • Water/Sewer: 1284

Structural Information

  • Structure Type: Townhouse/Rowhouse
  • Construction: Brick
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full, Unfinished
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
  • Property Condition: Average+Prop

Unit Information

  • Other Units: Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 3

Unit 1

  • Unit Description: Unit 1
  • Total Bathrooms: 1

Unit 2

  • Unit Description: Unit 2
  • Total Bathrooms: 1
  • Bedrooms: 1

Unit 3

  • Unit Description: Unit 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 1
  • Bedrooms: 1

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.09
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 3,920
  • Lot Dimensions: IRREGULAR
  • Zoning: MIXED

Financial Considerations

  • Tax w/Assessment: $63,500
  • Tax Amount: $2,730
  • Tax Year: 2017

Disclosures and Reports

  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Lot: 7137

Listed by Sands & Company Real Estate, Sean Devine
Sold by RE/MAX Of Reading, Angelo Giannotti

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Schoolsserving 142 S 5th Street

School District:Reading School District
School Name
Tyson-Schoener Elementary School
315 S 5th St, Reading, PA 19602
0.2 mi
Southwest Middle School
300 Chestnut St, Reading, PA 19602
0.2 mi
Reading Intermediate High School
215 North 12th Street, Reading, PA 19604
0.9 mi
Reading Senior High School
801 N 13th St, Reading, PA 19604
1.4 mi
Disclaimer: School data provided by Pitney Bowes. School attendance boundaries are for reference only. Contact the school directly to verify enrollment eligibility.

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Listed by Sands & Company Real Estate, Sean Devine
Sold by RE/MAX Of Reading, Angelo Giannotti

142 S 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602 (MLS# 1000255805) is a Triplex property that was sold at $160,000 on February 23, 2018. Want to learn more about 142 S 5th Street? Do you have questions about finding other Triplex real estate for sale in Reading? You can browse all Reading real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.