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1126 Perkiomen Avenue
Reading, PA 19602
Bedrooms
2
Full Baths
1
Partial Baths
N/A
Acres
0.02
Interior Sq Ft
980
Age
119
Heating
Natural Gas
Cooling
Window Unit(s)
Water
Public
Sewer
Public
Garages
0
Basement
Full
Taxes (2019)
1636.0
Additional Details Below

Description

You~ll want to see this incredibly unique Tudor Revival home located in the Penns Common Historic District directly across from the park. Known by locals as ~ McCormick~s Doghouse~, the property was built circa 1935 for John McCormick, a local insurance broker who lived next door. He created the property as a getaway for when he quarreled with his wife ~ hence the name doghouse. He incorporated the name into the stucco at the rear of the property. Mr. McCormick would add the finest in architectural details to his modest property including hand made tiles in the kitchen,custom stained glass windows, and a fully tiled 2nd floor bathroom. Step inside after opening the solid oak, Tudor front door into a spacious living room featuring built in bookcase and hardwood floors. The dining room has access to a glass enclosed side porch. The kitchen features stunning tile work and unique stained glass windows. Upstairs you~ll find a nice size main bedroom w/ two closets and views of the park across the street. The adjoining sitting room features a window seat and picture window. The large tiled bathroom features original fixtures and stained glass window. The third floor has a good sized room perfect office or game room. The property also features a full basement with hookup for laundry. If you are looking for something with personality and a bit of Reading~s history- this is the place for you!

Room sizes

Living Room
x   Main Level
Dining Room
x   Main Level
Kitchen
x   Main Level
Bathroom 1
x   Upper Level
Bedroom 1
x   Upper Level
Bedroom 2
x   Upper Level
Study
x   Upper Level

Location

Details

Style
Traditional, Tudor
Property Features
Porch
Exterior
Stucco
Roof
Metal, Wood Shingle
Interior Features
Tile/Brick Floors, Alarm System
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Library/Study, Master Bedroom, Second Bedroom
Appliances
Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
Basement
Full Basement, Partially Finished
Laundry
Basement
Air Conditioning
Window Unit(s)
Heating
Hot Water, Radiator
Hot Water
Natural Gas
Assessment : 37800
Zoning Designation RESIDENTIAL
Lattitude : 40.334511
Longitude : -75.915436
EveryHome Number : PABK350496-91107
Listing Courtesy: RE/MAX Of Reading

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