Chad Hurst Farm, 102 Strausser Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
This 106 +/- ac. Berks County farm will be offered at public auction on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 11 AM. It will not be able to be purchased prior to the auction. The Terms are $ 50, 000 non refundable, down the day of the sale and settlement within 45 days. Buyer will pay the 2 % transfer tax. There is a 2 % Realtor participation commission available, please call for details. This property has 10 acres that are in hay that is being made and the FSA map shows an additional 24 acres that may be tillable. These 24 acres have grown up and may be able to be converted back into tillable land. Maiden Creek runs through this property and it offers some spectacular creek frontage. This creek is a significant distance away from the buildings and there would be no danger of the buildings flooding from Maiden Creek. This property is a project for a Buyer, but has many historic and unique features. This farm has three dwellings. The main home is a stone, two story house with attic and full basement. This 2, 334 square foot home is in need of a total remodeling.There is no heat, kitchen or functioning bathroom in the house. This home has four bedrooms on the second floor, with one of these four being very small. There is a room on this second floor that was the bathroom. The walls, floors and ceilings of this home need repaired. On the first floor there is a magnificent walk in fireplace, and this home has two more of these in the basement. There are must see features. The stonework is amazing. This home has a 14' X 21 foot single story addition, and the main house measures 30' X 34'. This home is a piece of history and would be an incredible home to restore. There is an arched cold cellar near the home that is a perfect example of stone craftsmanship. There is a 54' X 78' bank barn that is in need of repairs, and a 20' X 38' dirt floor storage shed. There is an area above the barn that could be used for pasture and there is some old livestock fencing on the lower side of the road. There is a frame 16' X 24' Summer Kitchen near the stone house. There is a 1, 056 square foot brick home with two private bedrooms on the second floor and an attic and full basement. This home has a new electric hot water heater and a new 200 amp service entrance. This home has no central heat, and has a full bathroom, eat in kitchen and living room on the first floor. This home measures 22' X 24'. The third dwelling on this farm is a 20' X 20' cabin with a loft bedroom, and bath on the second floor. It has a living room and kitchen on the first floor and oil, hot air heat. This home is occupied by a tenant. All the buildings on this farm are within 50' of the road. The three dwellings all appear to have good roofs. There are two smaller streams that run through this property in addition to Maiden Creek. This would be an excellent recreational property for hunting, riding four wheelers or horses, or just enjoying nature. There are some wonderful picnic spots along the creek on the lower side of the property. The brick house could be made livable with the installation of a hot air furnace. The stone house will need significant work to make livable. This 106 acre property is preserved, but could be sub divided into two 52 + acre parcels. An additional house could be built here. Please call the Berks County Ag Preservation office with questions. This farm has many possibilities and offers a unique opportunity for an investor, family, or recreational buyer.
4 Miles from Rt. 78. Easy access to Rt. 222 & 61.
Call John Mattilio (717)917-4682