1126 Perkiomen Avenue,  Reading PA, 19602

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$79,900
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2 beds, 1 Full baths, 980 sqft
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MLS# PABK350496
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Description for 1126 Perkiomen Avenue Reading, PA 19602
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!
Price
$79,900
None Available
BERKS
2
1 Full
980 (approx)
PABK350496
Active
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!
Listing Information
Property Type: Townhouse, Other
2 1 Full
0 0.02 Acres County Assessor
980 (approx) $81.53 1900
Stucco
None Available
Gas Water Heater, Public Water Service
Public Sewer
Neighborhood
School Information
District: Reading
Room Information
Bathrooms
1
Den/Study, Kitchen, Living Room
Hookups in Basement
Interior Features
980 Sq. Ft. Above Ground
Dryer, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer, Carbon Monoxide Detector
Tile, Wood
Window Air Conditioning, Gas
Gas Heat, Hot Water, Radiators
Full, Partially Finished
Security System, Alarm -Smoke/Fire
Exterior / Lot Features
Stucco
Enclosed, Porch
Metal
0.00 x 0.00
RESIDENTIAL
Corner
Driving Directions
Penn St to City Park, R onto Perkiomen Ave., property located on right.
Financial Considerations
$1,636
2019
Listing Price History

Reading Real Estate

Reading is located in Pennsylvania. Reading, Pennsylvania 19602 has a population of 88,624.

The median household income in Reading, Pennsylvania 19602 is $21,888. The median household income for the surrounding county is $49,812 compared to the national median of $49,877. The median age of people living in Reading 19602 is 40 years.

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