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Make Yourself at Home…
Check out this nature immersed home. The property is totally unique, with a feel of privacy and outdoor vibes upon pulling into the driveway. The home features 2 bedrooms, an additional loft bedroom and 2 full bathrooms. With an overall square footage of 1,250 of living space.
The home and driveway are designed to use the lower level as your main entrance. As you enter the home, you will find the kitchen. This area leads to the large family room. Lastly, a full bathroom, laundry and storage area complete this level. Upstairs the living room with fireplace connects the 2 bedrooms and full bathroom. The open staircase leads to the loft bedroom.
The focus of the home is built around the scenic view of the Swatara Creek. Meander down the pathway and enjoy the 254 feet of water frontage. The large grassy area provides access to the creek for fishing, canoeing, or kayaking! The perfect nature-immersed feeling without having to travel.
The Local Community…
You would think the home is in Jonestown, but it is in Swatara Township in Lebanon County. Swatara Township has a population of around 4,500 people. It covers a total area of 21.2 square miles in the northern part of Lebanon County and southcentral Pennsylvania. The township is primarily a rural community with small, urbanized areas located along two branches of the Swatara Creek.
With the homes location just outside of Jonestown, you can enjoy the amenities of this small town. In downtown Jonestown you will find a coffee shop, Swatara Coffee also providing sandwiches and sweet treats. Or check out Pizza Town for Italian food or May’s Wok for Chinese.
The Larger Community…
Encompassing Swatara Township, Lebanon County, has a population of a little over 130,000. The county covers an area of 362 square miles. Lebanon County is centrally located in Pennsylvania allowing easy access to Harrisburg, Hershey, Lancaster, Reading and just 72 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Lastly, the home’s location on the north side of the county, it provides an easy 10-minute commute to Fort Indiantown Gap, the headquarters for the PA Army and Air National Guard. It also has quick access to routes 78 and 22 for commuting to Harrisburg and Allentown.
Close by, the historic Downtown of Lebanon is about 6 miles from the home. The downtown is filled with beautiful architecture and history. The walkable downtown is home to multiple restaurants and coffee shops.
The Lebanon Valley itself is home to many other quaint small towns including Annville, Mt. Gretna, Myerstown, and Cornwall. Overall, these spots showcase cafes, breweries, shops, culture and heritage and are all great walkable communities.
Also be sure to check out our many local farm markets providing fresh produce and goodies. To discover everything there is to know about our local communities check out Visit Lebanon Valley.
The Lebanon Valley offers many amenities especially the opportunity to enjoy yourself in nature and farmland. Outdoor recreation is a key factor in the quality of life in Lebanon County and continues the vibe of this nature immersed home. Overall, local citizens can enjoy a wide range of activities. They can hike, cycle, boat, fish, hunt, camp, bird watch, ride horses and enjoy cultural and historic experiences. These activities are available in the over 42,000 acres of recreation land including state parks and game lands, a wildlife management area, the Fort Indiantown Gap Military Reservation and so much more. Swatara Township itself has over 640 acres of State Game Land and 2000 acres are within the Swatara Gap State Park Projects.
The George H. Kaufman Jonestown Community Park offers several amenities and is only a mile from the home. There is a large playground, 3 baseball fields, two tennis courts, a basketball court, and sand volleyball court. Also included in the park is a long walking trail. Multiple structures are available for events including a band shell, concession stand and pavilion.
Next, the Swatara State Park is about 8 miles north of the house. This outdoor oasis features 3,520 acres of outdoor recreation. There are 18.2 miles of hiking trails for biking, hiking and horseback riding. There are several access points to Swatara Creek and natural areas for hunting, fishing, and kayaking.
For another option, in just under 10 miles, you have the Memorial Lake State Park. This park is located in northwestern Lebanon County adjacent to Fort Indiantown Gap. The park is home to an 85-acre lake with access for fishing, sailing, paddling or kayaking. In addition, there are picnic areas and trails
Within the county there is also, Coleman Memorial Park on the north side of Lebanon City with over 99-acres of green space. Also, Stoever’s Dam Park in the northeast section of the city offering 153 acres for camping, picnicking, canoeing, fishing, and hiking.
Another great spot for outdoor recreation is the Lebanon Valley Rail Trail. This is a national recreation trail that runs throughout the county and connects to trails in surrounding counties. It is a great spot for walking, riding bike or horseback riding in some areas. The rebuilt trail is put together from two local railroads, The Cornwall & Lebanon Railroad and the Cornwall Railroad. Once completed this will be a 25-mile trail. Currently there is a small section complete nearby in Jonestown. Or you can access the trail from multiple trail heads on the south side of the county to use the nearly 18 miles of active trail.
The home is a part of the Northern Lebanon School District. This district is comprised of 4 elementary schools, a middle school, a high school and virtual academy. In total, the district has a student population of around 2,600 students and around 400 teachers and staff. The district has a “Kids First” focus. As a result, the Northern Lebanon community and staff work to create many great opportunities for students to cherish and remember. Northern Lebanon School District is home to the Vikings.
How to Make this Home Yours…
Overall, this nature immersed home is a must see! The home is priced at $199,900. Schedule your private tour today. Contact our team at 717-450-7090. We would love to show this home to you and see if it might just be a perfect fit for what you are looking for!