$3,700,000 4459 Main Street Conestoga, PA

MLS: PALA2004976   Type: Single Family   County: Lancaster   City: Conestoga   Area: Conestoga Twp   Neighborhood: Conestoga   Zip: 17516   Style: Contemporary,Post & Beam,Villa,Farmhouse/National     Stories: 3   Taxes: $13,665

Mortgage $17,371 /mo



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Homes are built to stand the test of time, and it takes a combination of history and ingenuity to create something grand. Nestled in the woods of the Conestoga River, in the heart of Lancaster County, stands a completely private, modern, colonial brick farmhouse, built on 76.1 acres to be a home for hunting, fishing, horse riding, hosting events, and possibilities. Boasting incredible income potential, this sprawling property includes a 3850 sqft, 4 bed, 3.5 bath home with a 40’x16’ pool and a 1129 sq ft guest house. The architecture of this home is matched only by the equestrian, post and beam, bank barn made from hand-laid field stone, providing a charming and rustic venue for events, weddings, and large-scale gatherings. An additional benefit of this sprawling estate are seasonal hunting opportunities for small and big game animals such as trophy whitetail deer, wild turkey, and red foxes. An abundance of wildlife and rare birds, such as herons, ducks, and hummingbirds grace the property as well. Many of these animals have made this beautiful estate their home, grazing on food plots of clover and native plants. Marvel over the sites of newborn deer running and playing as their mothers pluck fruit from apple and peach tree orchards. There are also two fenced gardens for growing seasonal organic produce; one produces a hearty crop of blueberries annually. Built on a site which includes two spring-fed, stocked ponds, a stream, approximately 55 acres of woodlands, and 21 acres of tillable, open pasture, so many possibilities abound. This extremely private estate was built in 2009 by the current owners of this architectural landmark, a primary residence with charming features and utilitarian details. Fully furnished with tasteful décor chosen by the esteemed interior designer David Lyall, you will find superbly kept oakwood flooring throughout both the main floor and the upstairs. The Post and Beam barn situated behind the primary residence is a magnificent Equestrian Bank Barn. This hand-crafted, post and beam barn is a remarkable illustration of the highly sought craftsman, Ephraim Riehl. The barn is a stunning combination of architectural ingenuity, history, and craftsmanship, utilizing techniques from the early 1800s featuring hand-laid fieldstone and hand-hewn beams secured with mortise and tenon joints. The livestock area contains room for five horses and includes a double birthing stall, 1 inch rubber matting, automatic feeders and waterers, a tack room, and a washing stall (also a very convenient setup for butchering the deer you will hunt on the property). The second level of the barn is a massive 42x50 feet, and it is the perfect venue for ceremonies, parties, concerts, or any event you can dream up! The timber frame and mortise and tenon joints in the loft area provide the perfect, arcadian backdrop to your events. Only a 15-minute drive from Lancaster City, this estate’s remarkable size and seclusion offers a very desirable lifestyle. For investors, the property provides cash-flowing income potential. The guest house has attracted professionals for an NOI of $18,000, tillable acreage has leased for $1,100, the horse stalls lease for $24-30,000 annually, and hunting leases have been requested though never granted. Offer the beautiful estate as a Lancaster wedding venue and claim $9-10,000 per event. The homes are also an exquisite choice for a bed and breakfast. Many opportunities abound on over 70 acres with lax zoning codes. Low annual taxes of just $13,665. Schedule a tour of this exciting property today! ABSOLUTELY NO DRIVE-BYS PERMITTED AND NOT ENCOURAGED BECAUSE YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO SEE THE PROPERTY FROM ROAD. DO NOT ENTER THE LANE/DRIVEWAY AT THE PROPERTY ADDRESS WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT. TO SCHEDULE A TOUR CALL/EMAIL LISTING AGENT. PROOF OF FINANCIAL CAPABILITY MUST BE PROVIDED BEFORE SHOWINGS CAN BE ARRANGED.

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Middle School

High School

Distance: 2.29 Miles
Distance: 3.74 Miles
Penn Manor
Distance: 4.64 Miles

Price History

9/16/2021 Listed $3,700,000

Acceptable Financing Bank Portfolio, Cash, Conventional, Negotiable
Accessibility 32 + wide Doors, 36 + wide Halls, Accessible Switches/Outlets
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Central Vacuum, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Front Loading, Energy Efficient Appliances, Freezer, Icemaker, Instant Hot Water, Intercom, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator
Architectural Style Contemporary, Post & Beam, Villa, Farmhouse/National Folk, Other
Association Y/N N
Basement Outside Entrance, Sump Pump, Windows, Space For Rooms, Rear Entrance, Poured Concrete, Heated
Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N N
Construction Materials Frame, Brick, Masonry, Other
Cool Fuel Geothermal
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 123
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School CONESTOGA
Exterior Features BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Gutter System, Outbuilding(s), Sport Court, Flood Lights, Exterior Lighting
Facing Direction West
Flooring Hardwood, Solid Hardwood, Wood
Garage Spaces 3.00
Garage Y/N Y
Heating Heat Pump(s)
High School PENN MANOR
Historic Y/N N
Interior Features Air Filter System, Built-Ins, Central Vacuum, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Intercom, Kitchen - Eat-In, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Studio, Walk-in Closet(s)
Levels 3
Location Type River
Lot Size Square Feet 3314916.00
MLS Area Conestoga Twp (10512)
Middle/Junior High School MARTICVILLE
Municipality CONESTOGA TWP
New Construction N
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es), Roof, Wrap Around, Balcony
Pool Features Heated, In Ground, Saltwater, Other
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 961.04
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Roof Shingle
School District PENN MANOR
School District 300200397378
Security Features 24 hour security, Electric Alarm, Security System
Senior Community Y/N N
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name CONESTOGA
Tax Annual Amount 13665.0
Tax Year 2022
Utilities Propane, Phone Available, Natural Gas Available, Electric Available, Cable TV Available
Vacation Rental Y/N N
View Creek/Stream, Garden/Lawn, Lake, Pasture, Pond, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods, Water
Water Access Y/N N

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3850
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Y
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft 2113
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Estimated
Central Air Y/N Y
Fireplace Features Wood, Mantel(s)
Fireplace Y/N Y
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Geo-thermal
Heating Y/N Y
Hot Water Instant Hot Water, Electric
Laundry Type Main Floor
Living Area 3850
Main Level Bedrooms 1
Room Type Living Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Basement, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Mud Room, Other, Office, Storage Room, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 2, Half Bath
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features ENERGY STAR Qualified

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 3
Door Features Sliding Glass
Foundation Details Block
Garage Features Additional Storage Area, Built In, Covered Parking, Garage Door Opener, Oversized, Other
Horse Amenities Horse Trails, Stable(s)
Horse Y/N Y
Inclusions Negotiable: seller is willing to sell property fully furnished.
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Lot Features Landscaping, Pond, Rural, Secluded, Subdivision Possible, Vegetation Planting, Trees/Wooded, Stream/Creek, Private, Level, Flag
Lot Size Acres 76.10
Lot Size Source Assessor
Navigable Water Y/N N
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway
Total Parking Spaces 13
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N N
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N Y
Waterfront Y/N N

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Basement Lower 1
Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Bathroom 1 Main
Bathroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 1 Main
Bedroom 1 Upper 1
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main
Laundry Main
Living Room Main
Mud Room Main
Office Main
Other Lower 1
Storage Room Main

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (17516)

Price 3.70M Avg 1.28M

Sqr Feet 3,850 Avg 2,034

Cost / Sqr Ft $961 Avg $632

Taxes $13,665 Avg $5,813

Acres 76.1 Avg 25.64

Visits 331 Avg 153

Days on Site 128 Avg 80

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