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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 Details for 142 S 5th St


  • Sold For: $160,000
  • Taxes: $2,730 (2017)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Triplex
  • MLS ID: 1000255805
  • Added: 524 day(s) ago


  • Includes: Land Only



  • Master Bedroom: Unspecified

Other Rooms

  • Laundry: None


  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights


  • Parking Features: Street
  • Parking Type: On 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

  • Architectural Info: Other
  • Structure Type: Row/Townhouse
  • Construction: Brick
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full, Unfinished
  • Stories/Levels: 0
  • 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 Number: 7137

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

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Schools serving 142 S 5th St

School District:Reading School District
315 S 5th St, Reading, PA 19602
0.2 mi
300 Chestnut St, Reading, PA 19602
0.2 mi
215 North 12th Street, Reading, PA 19604
0.9 mi
801 N 13th St, Reading, PA 19604
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Price & Sales History for 142 S 5th St

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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.