Home for sale at 1030 Farm Lane, Ambler PA 19002

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1030 Farm Lane
Ambler, PA 19002
Upper Dublin Township
Upper Dublin School District
Montgomery County
Asking Price$699,000
Full Baths3
Partial Baths0
Interior Sq Ft5,432
Taxes (Year)$11,321 (2016)
Parking3 or more cars
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This historic Ambler farmhouse on a 1.38 private lot is waiting for your personal touch. Once part of the 400-acre Lindenwold estate own by Ambler tycoon Dr. Richard V. Mattison, the house is the original farm house and office for Lindenwold Farms and Quarries. Built in 1890, just two years after Ambler was established as a borough, the 5432-sq ft stone house has six plus bedrooms, three full baths (one currently without plumbing fixtures), and is partially restored. The Victorian farm house was first renovated in the early 1900s to include the payroll offices for Lindenwold Farms and Quarries, with stonework mirroring the castle effect added to the original Lindenwold mansion in 1912. This section of the home now houses a slate porch, back entrance, office space, and den area. The first floor bathroom was renovated to include a bathroom with skylight, separate tile shower area, a slipper copper soaking tub, and restored stone work from what used to be the back wall of the home. The kitchen area was expanded to include a vaulted breakfast area with sassafrass ceiling, woodstove with lined flue, and custom ceramic and woodwork trim. The first floor includes 9-foot plus ceilings, deep windowsills in parlor and living room, original light fixtures in some rooms, and original wood pocket sliding doors between the parlor and living room. The large dining room opens to the wrap around front porch covered by a metal roof. Unfinished oak floors run throughout these rooms. There is also a smaller office with stained glass window off the living room, which opens to a back porch. Front and back stairways lead to the second floor where there are three large bedrooms, two of them renovated, a full bath and a smaller bedroom. The third floor has three large rooms, once sleeping quarters for the single workers who worked for the Mattison estate. There was once a small kitchen on this floor but it has been removed, and the bathroom has plumbing, but no fixtures. The stone basement runs the footprint of the house and is divided into separate areas, one housing a shop. Perennial gardens dot the yard, as well as massive red oak trees for privacy. Natural gas line on the street. Conveniently located near Route 308, the PA turnpike and train stations in both Ambler and Fort Washington. Will you be the one to restore this gem to its former glory?

Room Sizes
Living Room 22x16  Main Level
Dining Room 22x16  Main Level
Kitchen 23x17  Main Level
Family Room 18x12  Main Level
Master Bedroom 16x12  Upper Level
Second Bedroom 20x15  Upper Level
Third Bedroom 19x15  Upper Level
Fourth Bedroom 14x10  Upper Level
PARLOR 18x15  Main Level


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StyleFarm House
InteriorSkylight(s), Nine-Foot Ceilings, Stained/Leaded Glass, Wood Stove, Exposed Beams, Stall Shower
Main EntranceFoyer
Room ListLiving Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Second Bedroom, Third Bedroom, Fourth Bedroom, Kitchen, Family Room, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Other Room 4, Den/Study/Library, Utility Room / Mud Room
BasementFull Basement, Unfinished, Walk-Out
AtticsAccess Panel
LaundryMain Floor
FloorWood, Vinyl, Tile/Brick
HeatingOil, Wood-Burning Stove, Radiator
Hot WaterOil
Electric Service200-300Amps, Circuit Breakers
RoofPitched, Metal
ExteriorWood, Stone
Porch/DeckDeck, Porch
Parking3+Car, Driveway/Off-Street
Lot DescriptionIrregular, Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, RearYard, Side Yard(s)
Pool TypeNone
Structure ListBarn/Farm Building, Shed
Current FinancingConventional, FHA

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Assessment : 273420
Lattitude : 40.1540724
Longitude : -75.205577
EveryHome Realty Number : 826638-60711
Listing Courtesy Fox & Roach-Blue Bell
Zoning Designation A    
December 5, 2016
Ann Marie Hughes
EveryHome Realtor
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