MAGNIFICANT 432 ACRE
We are proud to be offering this exceptional country estate.
The entire property contains 432 Acres of some of the most
beautiful land in Pennsylvania. The tract is partially
wooded and boasts vistas where you can see for miles. 25
acres of the estate on which the Manor house is located is
completely fenced with 8’ high fencing, mainly to prevent
the deer from browsing on the plantings and shrubs that
surround the main house, but it also adds security as well.
Being situated on a tract of this size ensures privacy as
well as security for the main Manor House.
the property through a security gate and custom stone
gateway, you drive approximately a quarter mile along a tree
lined paved driveway through the manor house grounds, which
are beautifully landscaped with plantings and mature trees
and shrubs, to the Custom Stone Manor House.. The site for
the Manor House was carefully selected by the owner for its
natural beauty and spectacular vistas.
This Stone Manor
house was architecturally designed and is an elegant, one of
a kind five bedroom home. Entering through the main
entrance, you are greeted by a beautiful foyer with custom
tile floors and a 12’ ceiling. To the right is a spacious
dining room with 14’ ceilings and to the left is a large
study/office. The home features a huge great room with
custom stone fireplace - a place where you want to just sit
down and relax. The Great Room is adjoined by a breakfast
room and sun room and a truly superb gourmet kitchen.
The kitchen is so well designed that you will be comfortable
preparing breakfast, a quick lunch, a delicious dinner for
family and friends, or a professional chef can find
everything they need to cater an exquisite larger event. The
kitchen features granite counter tops, a huge island, and
custom hand crafted cabinets. There is a large sink and prep
sink, a Viking cook top and Viking built-in ovens and
microwave, as well as a Viking built-in steamer for cooking
& canning also a built in food warmer. There are two dish
washers, a Bosch and a Fisher Paykel. The refrigerator is a
built-in Viking. In addition, there is a large pantry along
with a butler’s pantry including its own sink. The rear door
to the kitchen opens to a breezeway which leads to the
garage, where you will find another prep sink and an area to
clean vegetables that have come in from the garden. The
laundry with built in washer and dryer are also located in
this area convenient and centrally located.
bedrooms each have spacious closets, as well as their own
private fully tiled baths. The master bedroom consists of a
luxurious suite with his and hers large closets, his and
hers private bathrooms with large showers and a whirlpool/
soaking tub. All baths are fully tiled.
In addition to
the bedrooms on the main floor, the owner has added 2 guest
bed rooms on the lower level along with a full bath for
overnight guests and visiting family. The fully finished
basement is approximately 3,000sq’.
This home also
features a fully equipped 34’ X 23’ home theater/media room
with 8 custom leather theater chairs, a4’ X 8’ large screen,
and all the equipment to show your favorite movie. The
media/family room also has a fully equipped bar and game
This entire property bespeaks of quality,
elegance, and upscale country charm. It is important to note
that it has taken the owner well over ten years to develop
this property into the fine country estate complete with
amenities that you see today. Properties of this quality
don’t just happen by accident. It is also important to note
that the owner has a background in the building industry,
and all materials in this home were carefully selected and
are of nothing less than top quality used to construct this
Below are some notable construction details…
Floor joists were reinforced with extra steel girders to cut
down on spans. In addition, a heavier series of wood I beams
were used than what was originally specified. Floor beams
were also moved 16’ on center to 12’ on center to eliminate
any chance of flex in the floor which could result in
cracked tile and there has not been one cracked tile since
the house was built.
The entire house including roof and
side walls are sheeted in ¾ inch Douglas fir plywood. The
exterior siding is real Pennsylvania fieldstone which is
laid on a foundation made extra wide to accommodate for a
All exterior trim is rough sawn western Red
Cedar, clear coated in Penofin, last coated in summer of
2015, and in perfect condition. All exterior trim was
installed with stainless steel nails. The cedar was sourced
from the owner’s lumber yard and handpicked. The trim and
cabinets throughout the interior of the house were custom
The windows are custom Marvin units with lifetime
exterior K-Kron finish. The windows have low E glass and
true divided light.
The roof is a life time roof by
Ecostar manufactured from recycled auto tires.
operating and mechanical systems of the home have been
expertly designed to maximize the efficiency of this home.
The heat is geothermal with radiant installed in floors
throughout the house, using the warm board system (1 1/2
subfloor with radiant tubing inserted into factory supplied
grooving over a reflective plate.) The entire house is tile
to add thermal mass. The system is zoned for heating and
cooling. The attached 6,000 sq.’ garage is also equipped
with radiant heat installed in the concrete slab. The heat
source for the garage is a wood boiler which is also tied to
the home system as a backup heat source. All domestic hot
water for the house is supplied by tank less instant hot
water heaters fueled by electric.
There is a 1000 gallon
propane tank to supply heat for the pool, gas for the
kitchen range, as well as for the whole house backup
In addition, there is a 26k solar system with
solar panels on the 60’X100’ barn. This system provides
enough electricity, which is sold back to the power company,
that it results in (0) zero electric bills. In addition, in
that the system is actually registered as a power plant, the
carbon credits are sold on the open market resulting in an
average yearly income of approximately $12,000 per year
which can vary depending on the market.
of the home not only features the natural beauty of the
great outdoors and a fabulous stone patio with spectacular
views of the mountains, but also a custom infinity swimming
pool. The pool was custom designed with a beach entry,
waterfalls, hard scaping fountains and vanishing edge. The
gunnite pool received a silver medal from the Pennsylvania
Landscape & Nursery association and was featured in Antony &
Sylvan publications. The very large spa is located next to
but separate from the pool and features a round table with
In addition to the manor house and the
grounds surrounding the main home, there is the original
farm house/caretakers home which has been completely
renovated and consists of 4 bedrooms, brand new kitchen,
dining room and living room. This home is currently rented
and provides income for the property.
Adjacent to the
Caretakers house is a completely renovated bank barn, a 60’
X 40’ heated shop for maintaining equipment, a two acre
garden which is completely fenced with deer fencing, and a
greenhouse located in the garden area. The garden is
supplied with water and has sprinkler provision to a
majority of the garden.
Approximately 50 yards from the
garden and shop is a 40’ X 120’ open fronted machinery
storage shed, with solar panels to supply lights and
electric. A portion of the tract has a small building
located more than a mile from the main house which is still
part of the property today and provides $2,000 per month
As mentioned, this property has been
developed into the estate you see today over a period of
time. The parcels of land were assembled into the 432 acres
contained in the estate today. This assemblage ensures
privacy and security by the fact that you control your
surroundings. There is an old real estate saying, “What you
don’t own, you don’t control.
Call Perry Long at
610-298-2390 for color brochure.
Gary Lloyd Coles, CRS, GRI.
Jonathan David Coles, BS, GRI, e-PRO
New Pennsylvania Realty, Inc.
103 Mush Dahl Road
NEW RINGGOLD, PA 17960
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