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2 Houses - Mountain Stream - 2 Acre Lake - Beaver Pond Minutes from I-80 & PA Turnpike - Close to Major Ski Areas & State Parks SOLD

Click to enlargeThis exceptional farm is extremely versatile, affording endless possibilities. It has approximately 350 acres of woodland and 35 acres tillable and exhibits the magnificent natural beauty of the Pocono Mountains and the ever changing panorama of the four seasons. It is an ideal property for a private retreat, cross country skiing, campground, large and small game hunting, equestrian facility, and snowmobiling.

Click to enlargeThe property is located less than 2 miles from exit 40 on Interstate 80, about 6 miles from exit 35 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, 2 miles from the border of Hickory Run State Park, and about 2 miles from the Lehigh Gorge State Park which features hiking and biking trails and a fly fishing area along the scenic Lehigh River. It is only minutes from Split Rock lodge, Big Boulder and Jack Frost Ski Areas, and close to Whitewater rafting on Lehigh River, golf courses, and fine restaurants in the Pocono area. Itís an easy commute to New York City via I-80 and Philadelphia via the Turnpike.

Click to enlargeThe farm features a large beaver dam with adjoining pond, a 2 acre lake near the second house, and the picturesque Pond Creek flows through the property. The wooded area abounds with whitetail deer, wild turkey, and ruffed grouse.

Click to enlargeThe main farmhouse is a large frame two story with living room with hard wood floors, dining room, large den, eat-in kitchen, laundry room, and full bath on the first floor. On the second floor are five bedrooms, full bath, and a kitchen and dining area. Because of the upstairs kitchen and bath, this house could easily be converted into two apartments. Other amenities to this house include a wood burning stove, a new standing seam metal roof, a covered side porch, covered front porch, covered patio behind the house, and a Weil-McClain hot air furnace. Includes 60x32 bank barn with 8-horse box stalls & paddock area, approximately 10 acres of fenced pasture, and large riding ring.

Click to enlargeThe second house is a ľ mile off the road down a long, scenic driveway in a beautiful wooded setting overlooking the 2-acre pond. The 2-bedroom ranch house has large living room, dining room, large family room with stone fireplace, kitchen, one bath, screened porch, and full basement with 2 car garage. There is also a hunterís cabin that can be hooked up to electric.

Click to enlargeOn the other side of the farm is a 23-unit mobile home park with 22 spaces rented at $140 per space, which generates a yearly income of over $35,000. The park has its own on site sewerage & water systems.

Click to enlargeThere is extensive road frontage on two roads, which offers the possibility of future subdivision. There are four wells on property: one for each house, one for the mobile homes, and one by large pond that is not in use. The pump on ranch house is 3 years old, and the pump house for the mobile home park was recently rewired and brought up to code and has a new well pump. The school tax for the farm is $1498 and the township & county taxes are $839.

Click to enlargeEnjoy the peaceful charm and recreational activities of the Poconos while being in close proximity to major metropolitan areas. Because of its extraordinary location, majestic size, natural beauty, scenic stream and ponds, and income potential this is truly a one of a kind property.

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Gary Lloyd Coles, CRS, GRI.
New Pennsylvania Realty, Inc.
103 Mush Dahl Road
NEW RINGGOLD, PA 17960
570-386-5000
gary@newpennrealty.com

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