TEAM LONGENECKER’S NEWEST LISTING AT 243 W. HIGH STREET, WOMELSDORF PA
Make Yourself at Home…
Updated historic 4 bedroom home located in Womelsdorf is ready for its new owner. A blend of modern and time period characteristics will resonate upon entering the front door. Rounded double doors lead to the large living room with original woodwork and glass door built-ins. Off the living room is the formal dining room with access to the side porch and rear yard. The newly remodeled and spacious kitchen offers plenty of counter space and storage, unique lighting and stainless-steel appliances which are included in the sale. Attached to the kitchen find the half bath and laundry area.
Access the second floor from either the front or rear set of stairs. Find the primary bedroom in the rear of the home with beautiful new en suite bathroom. Two additional bedrooms, a hall entered bathroom, small den and lots of hall closets complete this floor. The third floor provides a fourth bedroom and bonus area.
The home offers an abundance of space for anything you can dream of including an office or den for remote working, hobby area and more.
The back of the home offers a patio area and fenced in yard. A sidewalk leads to the oversized one car garage with off street parking and alley access.
This home is located on the main thoroughfare in the borough of Womelsdorf in Berks County. The borough itself has a population of around 3,000 people and covers a total area of a little less than a square mile. The small walkable community is home to a pizza shop, gym, BBQ restaurant and more. The Womelsdorf Library is just at the end of the block and offers many community events.
Womelsdorf is full of historical landmarks and history. One notable piece of history is when George Washington visited on November 13, 1793. He visited the area to inspect the process of the Union Canal and stayed overnight at the Stouch Tavern which is still open as a restaurant to this day.
The location provides quick access to restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacy, gas station and local produce stands. It also allows for easy commuting to Reading, Lebanon, Lancaster, Harrisburg and beyond.
For our outdoor enthusiasts, there are tons of opportunities to get out and bike, hike, kayak, fish and more in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region.
Within walking distance of the home is the Womelsdorf Town Park & Playground. This small community park has pavilions with picnic tables and a playground. They also hold events throughout the year.
The Conrad Weiser Homestead located on the outskirts of Womelsdorf is a Pennsylvanian state historic site that interprets the life of Conrad Weiser who played a major role in the history of colonial Pennsylvania. This 26-acre homestead is recognized as a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public. The outdoor areas are used for walking or picnicking, and three of the seven historic buildings are open for tours at different times throughout the year.
In the Surrounding Areas…
Blue Marsh Lake is an outdoor recreation spot offering 36 miles of trails with 1,147 acres of water for boating and fishing. The lake was built by the US Army Corps of Engineers for flood control. In total, there are 5,000 acres of land containing trails, picnic area, beach area and three boat launches. The trails are a part of the Greater Reading Trail system offering over 125 miles for biking, walking and horseback riding.
Gring’s Mill Recreation Area consists of 33 acres featuring tennis courts, softball field, exercise course, sand volleyball, and children’s play area. There is a game court area that includes shuffleboard, quoits and horseshoe pits.
The Union Canal Towpath Trail is also a great spot for hiking and biking. The path follows where the mules pulling the canal boats would trod along the Union Canal. This historical path still has many remnants and reminders of the canal’s construction and operation. Numbered markers identify historical and cultural features of interest which are explained in the Union Canal Bicycle & Walking Trail Map. You can access this path from many favorite outdoor parks and areas including Gring’s Mill. It also connects to the Schuylkill River Trail and there is a 1.8 mile connector trail to the Blue Marsh Trail System. The path is just over 4 miles long.
Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area is a 6,000-acre mecca for wildlife and is only a 15-minute drive south of the home. The facility is most known for watching the thousands of ducks, geese and swans swooping in during fall and spring migrations. The 400-acre lake has surrounding areas for picnicking, self-guided bike and driving tours and 12 hiking trails.
The home is in Conrad Weiser Area School District. This public-school District is in western Berks County encompassing approximately 100 square miles. Two elementary schools, a middle school and high school make up the district. Conrad Weiser School district is home of The Scouts. The student population of Conrad Weiser is around 3,000.
How to Make this Home Yours…
Overall, this updated home is a unique find in Womelsdorf! The price of the home is $189,900. This home is now under contract. Call our team at 717-450-7090 for help in finding your next home!