View From Pond
Country Estate on 5
Circa 1860 Stone Farmhouse - Restored 1867 Bank Barn -
Lighted Tennis Court
Picturesque Pond -
Magnificent Water Garden - Pool and Tiered Decks
Springhouses and Stream - Beautiful Landscaping - Park Like
This exceptional property is located in
the picturesque Pennsylvania countryside at the base of the
Blue Mountain in Lynn Township, Lehigh County. It features a
historic, 2,700 sq. ft. circa 1860, restored stone
farmhouse, set back from the road on 5 exceptional,
landscaped and wooded acres. Attached to the main farmhouse
are a circa 1900 addition with plank and timber construction
and a 1985 stone addition that matches the 19th century
appearance. The home has a large kitchen with original
chestnut open beam ceilings and random width floors, sun
room off the kitchen, large living & family rooms with
hardwood floors, 4 bedrooms including a master bedroom
suite, office with separate entrance, 3½ baths, and central
air. There is a totally restored 1867 bank barn with 3 bay
garage and large attic space, and 2 restored springhouses.
Relax on your choice of 5 decks; 5 bodies of water (pond,
stream, water garden, swimming pool, and hot-tub); or in
front of the fireplace/wood stove in the living room. Enjoy
sports on a lighted tennis/basketball court or the game room
in the lower level of the barn. This one-of-a-kind home
preserves history while providing the conveniences of modern
life. The property is minutes from Rt 309 and a short
commute to Allentown and Bethlehem. The setting is private,
peaceful, and close with nature.
Front of House
Pool & Deck
Back of House
Kitchen with Custom Cabinets
and Corian Counter
Livingroom East View
Living Room West View
Family Room East View
Family Room Northwest View
Sunroom North View
Sunroom West View
Spa & Laundry Room
First Floor Bathroom
Hot Tub in Spa Room
Master Bedroom with Walk Out
Master Bedroom Bath
Bedroom with Loft
View from Loft
Backyard View from Office
Lower Level of Bank Barn
Gameroom In Lower Level of
South Side of Barn
First Floor of Barn
Barn Alcove Connecting to Pool
Spring House in Back Yard
View from East Deck
Balcony Above East Deck
West Side of House
Tennis & Recreation Court
Tennis Court at Night
View From Road
Property Across Road
Spring House Across Road
Water Garden at Sunset
Front of Home at Sunset
View of Property at Sunset
Estate Details on 7094 Lentz
Road, New Tripoli, Pennsylvania 18066
Number One on Aerial Photo
Original house 27x18 stone farmhouse was built circa 1860.
The owners exposed all of the exterior stone which is
beautiful Blue Mountain field stone with bacon marks. The
stone is also exposed several places in the interior of the
• Original random width floors and
ceiling joists are all exposed in the 1860 section.
• Kitchen cabinets
match 1860 era, custom made by Hancock Kitchen’s. White
Corian counter tops. Has two sinks. Kitchen island is oak
and was constructed by the current owners.
• The sun room is
attached to the kitchen thru large glass doors and windows.
It is clad in clear redwood boards. The spa room also
• The basement under the 1860 and 1900
o Pantry, 7 X 13, which
connects by stairs to the kitchen.
workshops, approximately 400 sq ft; with pegboard wall, 3
workbenches, and numerous shelves and drawers.
• The interior hot tub is adjacent to
the sun room and pool deck and can be used year-round.
on Aerial Photo
• A 16x20 addition was put on
in 1900. It has balloon framing (2” vertical planks nailed
into timbers) with cedar clapboard siding.
Number Three on Aerial Photo
• A 27x19 addition was added by the
current owners in 1985. The Blue Mountain field stone
matches original house (4-6 in thick); followed by 2x6
conventional stud framing and doubled 2 x 8 floor joists on
• The office underneath the 1985
addition is open to grade and has a separate entrance. It
has the potential for clients of a home-based business. It
has a new rug and ceiling tiles and a utility room with half
Number Four on Aerial Photo
• The swimming pool is trapezoidal
shape (approx 32 x 20) with new vinyl liner and has a
constant 4 ft. depth. It is perfect for playing pool
Number Five on Aerial Photo
• The 36x30 bank barn was built in
1867. The owners restored the stone foundation and
completely rebuilt the barn. First floor is 2” oak planking
with 3x8 oak joists on 16 centers. There is a steel beam in
center, capable of supporting very heavy weight.
o It has 3
garage bays; can hold 3 cars, a farm tractor, and a boat.
Barn also has an “alcove” which ties to the pool deck.
Bottom of barn has original openings for stalls; all sealed
with Plexiglas windows. Bottom is now a 500 sq ft game room
with room for ping pong, pool table, numerous other games
o Barn uses an attic frame
truss system which allows a full span with no posts. Barn
attic is 16 X 36.
o Barn built with 2x4
conventional stud framing, plywood walls and roof sheathing.
6 brand new vinyl insulated windows. All or some of the
first and 2nd floors could be converted into living space.
Vertical cedar shiplap siding on all sides of the barn (that
siding now costs $1.60 a linear foot).
o Barn roof
is 9 pitch, with architectural shingles.
• There is a
second 2 story 20x20 outbuilding. It is solidly built with
timbers and weathered vertical siding. It has a cedar
shake/shingle roof, concrete floor, and is featured in the
Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society’s book “Images of
Northwestern Lehigh County”. A picture of the barn is also
in the book showing the original owners of the barn and
shed: Kate and William “Raccoon Bill” Hunsicker.
Number Six on Aerial Photo
• The tennis court is well
lighted and serves as a multi-purpose recreation facility.
Seven on Aerial Photo
• The driveway is paved from Lentz
Road all the way back to the barn. There is a paved parking
area in front of the house and a paved parking area in front
of the barn/garage.
Eight on Aerial Photo
• The pond is approximately 80 x 50
with small mouth bass. It is a restoration of the original
pond that was built with the house.
• There are two completely restored
historic spring-houses on the property. The one across the
street feeds the pond with a very good flow-rate.
Nine on Aerial Photo
• Water garden (built after the aerial
photo was taken); has a recirculating stream going down 5
waterfalls to approximately 17 X 10 ft pool at bottom.
• The total square footage
with the original house and the additions is 2,700 sq. ft.
property is 5 acres (survey available) and mostly wooded.
This includes a little less than 1 acre across Lentz Road.
This ensures that no one can build across from you. The yard
is beautifully landscaped with many flower gardens.
• All windows are
replacements with clad rails and sills.
• Second floor of
house has 4 bedrooms and two baths. The master bedroom has a
sliding glass door leading to a charming redwood balcony.
additions have ¾ random width Bruce oak flooring on the
• The central air was put in about 3
years ago and can also be used as a heat pump.
• The house can be
heated three ways: oil hot-water baseboard; heat-pump; and
wood stove. There are a total of 5 zones. The wood stove
appears as a fireplace; but is really a free standing wood
Jotul stove hidden behind a very large stone face with
natural convection via vents. The sun room uses electric
baseboard. The bath on first floor uses radiant heat in the
floor. The office has a separate LG air conditioner/heat
• There are 5 decks in the back of the house with
approximately 2000 total square footage.
balcony off the master bedroom is 80 sq ft, made of
construction heart redwood.
o The east deck, stairs and
walkway is 370 sq ft, also made of construction heart
o The pool deck is 1200 sq ft; 500 of which is construction
heart redwood; the rest is composite decking that borders
o The barn alcove is 160 sq ft, with oak planking that is
o The water garden steps and platforms has 160 sq ft
pressure treated lumber (2 X 6 and 2 X 4)
o All decks
have been stained and well maintained.
• The front porch
is 26 X 8.5 and has new composite decking.
• The well is 125
ft deep with a submersible pump and has an ultraviolet
purifier on it.
• The water softener/iron filter
serves whole house and reverse osmosis filter serves kitchen
• The security system also has
• The kids playhouse in the back yard
is set next to a big apple tree, has a school quality
sliding board, fire pole, and tire swing. It has cedar
siding and a redwood deck on the playhouse platform.
The farmer’s field
on west side had its development rights sold and must remain
in an agricultural use forever. It can not be developed. The
property line is noted in the aerial photo.
Gary L. Coles or Jonathan Coles at 570-386-5000 for color brochure with many
Gary Lloyd Coles, CRS, GRI.
Jonathan David Coles, BS, GRI, e-PRO
New Pennsylvania Realty, Inc.
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NEW RINGGOLD, PA 17960
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