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730 Centre Ave, Reading, PA 19601

$355,000

  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Full Baths
  • 2 Partial Baths
  • 8,103 Sq. Ft.
  • 2 Car Garage
730 Centre Ave, Reading, PA 19601 View this property at 730 Centre Ave, Reading, PA 19601
730 Centre Ave Reading PA 19601

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This 3-story, 18 room gothic Revival mansion built in 1877 operates as a B&B w/ restaurant license in the Centre Park Historic District. Situated on .64 acres, just across from a picturesque park, the Wilhelm Mansion features soaring ceilings, ornately carved stairways, quarter-sawn oak & chestnut wall paneling, leaded & stained glass windows, & hand-cast Italian plaster. Income opportunities abound as the 1st flr & grounds are a perfect venue for small weddings & parties, while the 2nd floor boasts 3 guest suites adorned w/ period furniture, marble baths & a library w/ a large oak, brick & red marble fireplace - just 1 of 8 FP's! On the 3rd floor, a huge 2BR apt can function as the innkeeper's quarters or as a rental. The 2400 sf
carriage house, loaded w/ English & French influences, features 2 apts & a 2-car garage. Outside, guests can enjoy a view of the park from the large stone porch, or the lovely courtyard from a more private side porch.

Full Property Details for 730 Centre Ave

  • Sold For: $355,000
  • Taxes: $12,918 (2013)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 6175889
  • Added: 1, 638 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 730 Centre Ave, Reading, PA
  • Sold at $355,000 on 12/27/13
  • Reduced to $389,900 on 8/6/13
  • Reduced to $425,000 on 6/7/13
  • Listed at $459,900 on 2/26/13

Interior

  • Interior Features: High Ceilings (9 Feet or More), Stained/Leaded Glass, Cable TV Wired, Second Kitchen, Wet/DryBar, Bay Window
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplace(s): LR/GRFireP, FamRoomFireP

Rooms

Bathrooms

  • Total Bathrooms: 8
  • Full Bathrooms: 6
  • Partial Bathrooms: 2

Bedrooms

  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Bedroom 1: 28 x 15, Level 5
  • Bedroom 2: 18 x 15
  • Bedroom 3: 18 x 14
  • Bedroom 4: 25 x 13

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: 38 x 13
  • Family Room: 21 x 19
  • Kitchen: 21 x 19
  • Dining Room: 22 x 12

Additional Information

  • Pool Description: No Pool

Exterior

  • Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Streetlights

Parking

  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Garage Description: Detached

Location

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

School Information

  • School District: Reading
  • Middle School: NORTHWEST
  • High School: READING

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Wall Unit
  • Heating Type: Gas, Steam

Utilities

  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Victorian
  • Basement Desc.: Full, Unfinished, Outside Walk-Out
  • Square Feet: 8,103
  • Year Built: 1878

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.64
  • Lot Dimensions: IRREG
  • Lot Description: Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard(s)

Financial Considerations

  • Tax Amount: $12,918
  • Tax Year: 2013

Listed by RE/MAX Of Reading
Sold by RE/MAX Of Reading

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Listed by RE/MAX Of Reading
Sold by RE/MAX Of Reading