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606 N 5th St, Reading, PA 19601


  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Multi-Family
  • 9 Total Beds
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606 N 5th St Reading PA 19601

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One of Reading's most coveted Historic Mansions; "Swanona". Built by Steel Magnate James Carpenter of Carpenter Steel Corporation. The mansion and large carriage house is majestically positioned in the heart of Centre Park Historical District. Today the Mansion offers 3 Spectacular Apartments in the main house each with approx. 2,000 sq ft featuring superb architectural details, high ceilings and fireplaces. Plus 3 apartments in the large brick Carriage house. This one of a kind cash generating property has been featured on many home and garden tours over the years and is the former home of the Bell Tower Salon and Day Spa. The mansion offers a large parking lot, and circular driveway systems around the North and South Porticos of the
home. Ideal for owner occupancy, each apartment is separately metered for gas (Heating, H20, Cooking) and Electric. With the tenants paying their own utilities. Landlord pays Trash, Water, and Sewer. The parking lot can offer additional income potional from monthly space rental.

Full Property Details for 606 N 5th St

  • Sold For: $315,000
  • Taxes: $11,635 (2014)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Multi-Family
  • MLS ID: 6295743
  • Added: 1, 404 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 606 N 5th St, Reading, PA
  • Sold at $315,000 on 1/31/15
  • Reduced to $344,900 on 8/6/14
  • Reduced to $349,000 on 3/25/14
  • Listed at $359,900 on 10/18/13



  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 5


  • Total Bedrooms: 9


  • Parking: 8 (or More) Car Parking, Driveway/Off-Street, Parking Lot, Private


  • Area: Reading City
  • County: BERKS
  • Subdivision: Centre Park Histor

School Information

  • High School: READING

Heating & Cooling

  • Heating Type: Gas, Hot Water, Radiator


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public

Structural Information

  • Year Built: 1917

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.5
  • Lot Dimensions: 21780

Financial Considerations

  • Tax Amount: $11,635
  • Tax Year: 2014

Listed by Sands & Company Real Estate
Sold by Century 21 Park Road Realtors

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Listed by Sands & Company Real Estate
Sold by Century 21 Park Road Realtors