$775,000 1105 E King Street Lancaster, PA

MLS: PALA2004346   Type: Single Family   County: Lancaster   City: Lancaster   Area: Lancaster Twp   Zip: 17602   Style: Dutch   # Rooms: 16    Stories: 3   Taxes: $13,525

Mortgage $3,638 /mo

Beds

Baths

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Sqr Footage

Acres

Built

9

7

1

4,774

0.56

1912

Due to the specific nature of the Bed & Breakfast business, the seller's calendar must be consulted by both agents and showings must be scheduled preferably 24-48 hours in advance. On over a half-acre of prime Lancaster land you’ll find an astonishingly well cared for estate that will continue to bless its new caretakers with an abundance of Lancaster County's loving guests, filling up the seven available rooms and spilling out into the far reaches of local theater, exciting downtown restaurants and shopping. Whether Amish curiosities, rural road exploring, farmer market sampling, amusement parks or more, this centrally located masterpiece is the place to be. Qualities that set this bed and breakfast apart include holding the #1 spot for best Bed & Breakfast in Lancaster County consistently for ten years running. The businesses attributes are many and the word frumpy will never enter your lexicon while visiting each carefully curated room. The main house was built by C.W. Armstrong, (yes that Armstrong, founding member of the flooring conglomerate) in 1912 in the Dutch colonial style, and at that time nothing but fields and nature dotted the horizon from all points east. Now it sits as the perfect location between Lancaster City, full of art, culture, history and an ever-expanding roster of culinary delights, and Lancaster County points of interest including Amish curiosities, a historic working railroad, shopping, etc. The grand house became a Bed and Breakfast in 1987, and under the current innkeeper’s tutelage (fifth in line) the business has consistently (five years running) ranked in the "Top 25 Inns in America" by Trip Advisor, along with other accolades. Not only included in the sale of this business are the exquisite properties and grounds, but also meticulously kept records that show this is a successful business venture. Also included is thorough training from current owners of day-to-day appointments, recipes and instruction for their original gourmet breakfasts (perhaps the sole reason some guests book again and again!), and all computer programs that keep the business running smoothly. An additional consideration, the current owners have up to date plans in place for a cooking school to be held in the well-appointed two car garage, and these plans with direct instruction are included in the sale- yet another very plausible source of revenue that could be added to the bottom line. The current owners, who have been painstakingly improving this massive property for the nearly ten years they have lived and cared for the bed and breakfast, also renovated their large private quarters (another distinction to set this B&B apart) just this year along with installing all new appliances in the kitchen. It consists of over 1,000 square feet; two bedrooms, office and living room, oversized laundry area (including an industrial steam iron system to make efficiency the name of the game) and private deck complete with sun shade and grill. While the innkeepers adore talking to their guests and trading stories and laughs, it is also a relief to have a real home to retreat to when the day is done. Historically, most Bed and Breakfasts do not offer such large and private owners’ areas as these. Do take note, there are two bedrooms on the second floor of the owner’s house, additional rooms designated as part of the Bed and Breakfast. You’ll be delighted by the changes each season brings to the grounds; tulips and daffodils in the spring, lilacs over the summer, mums and leaf changes in the fall. Sit on the veranda to catch a breeze, or be mesmerized by the goldfish in the pond. Short of a walk around the property, winter is a time to fold into a comfortable chair or sofa with a book you selected from the library, perhaps beside the fireplace, after tucking a complimentary cookie into your pocket.

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Price History

10/25/2021 Listed $775,000

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N N
Appliances Cooktop, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
Architectural Style Dutch
Association Y/N N
Basement Combination, Partially Finished, Shelving
Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N N
Construction Materials Stucco, Vinyl Siding, Masonry
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Window Unit(s), Ceiling Fan(s)
County LANCASTER
Days on Market 31
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Energy Efficient Appliances, Flooring
Exclusions Some art. Foyer bench.
Exterior Features Street Lights, Awning(s), Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Water Fountains
Facing Direction South
Flooring Wood, Vinyl
Floors In Unit Count 3
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Y
Heating Radiator
High School MCCASKEY CAMPUS
Historic Y/N N
Interior Features Primary Bath(s), Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Stain/Lead Glass, WhirlPool/HotTub, 2nd Kitchen, Exposed Beams, Stall Shower
Levels 3
Location Type Corner Lot/Unit
Lot Size Square Feet 24393.60
MLS Area Lancaster Twp (10534)
Middle/Junior High School LINCOLN M.S.
Municipality LANCASTER TWP
New Construction N
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Brick, Deck(s), Porch(es), Terrace, Roof
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession Immediate
Price Per Sq Ft 162.34
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Roof Shingle
School District SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LANCASTER
School District 300200397286
Security Features Main Entrance Lock, Smoke Detector
Senior Community Y/N N
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 13525.0
Tax Year 2022
Total Rooms 16
Utilities Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Natural Gas Available, Water Available, Sewer Available
Vacation Rental Y/N N
View Garden/Lawn
Water Access Y/N N
Zoning COMME

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 4774
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Y
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 6
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 4.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 2.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 6
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 4
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 2
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 7
Bedrooms Count Lower Level 1 1
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area 0
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft 0
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N N
Entry Level 1
Fireplace Features Brick, Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Marble, Screen
Fireplace Y/N Y
Full Baths 7
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Y
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Main Floor, Basement
Living Area 4774
Main Level Bedrooms 1
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Kitchen, Family Room, In-Law/auPair/Suite, Attic
Total Baths 8
Total Bedrooms 9
Total Fireplaces 2
Window Features Bay/Bow, Energy Efficient

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 2
Fencing Wood
Foundation Details Stone, Concrete Perimeter
Garage Features Oversized, Garage Door Opener
Horse Y/N N
Inclusions All related bed and breakfast furniture, fixtures, linens, dishes, etc.
Lot Dimensions 104.5x246
Lot Features Corner, Level
Lot Size Acres 0.56
Lot Size Source Estimated
Navigable Water Y/N N
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway, Parking Space Conveys
Road Responsibility City/County
Road Surface Type Approved
Spa N
Total Parking Spaces 7
Type of Parking Detached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N N
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N N
Waterfront Y/N N

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Attic Upper 2
Dining Room 14 X 14 Main
Family Room 16 X 16 Main
In-Law/auPair/Suite Unspecified
Kitchen 17 X 9 Main Kitchen - Electric Cooking,Pantry
Living Room 24 X 14 Main
Primary Bedroom Unspecified Primary Bedroom - Sitting Area

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (17602)

Price 775K Avg 357K

Sqr Feet 4,774 Avg 2,548

Cost / Sqr Ft $162 Avg $140

Taxes $13,525 Avg $5,110

Acres 0.56 Avg 0.31

Visits 11 Avg 53

Days on Site 88 Avg 66

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Kris Buchheit
557 West Uwchlan Avenue Suite 100
Exton, PA
484-888-3473