Property Sub TypeDetached
Welcome to 432 Timber Pass – A charming Historic Farmhouse built in 1812 with a 1703 Swedish log cabin, moved from Parkesburg, PA. This Historic homestead, once owned by John Hershey, is still one of America’s Oldest intact food forests. Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, detached 2 Car Garage, indoor heated pool, wrap around porch and hardwood floors throughout. The main floor of this home combines the quaint, old-world charm with the convenience of modern-day amenities. The alluring country Kitchen offers Upgraded Countertops, AGA 60” freestanding cast iron Range/Ovens, Radiant Hardwood Floors, and a Walk-In Butler’s Pantry. The Dining Room with Exposed Beams and walk-in Fireplace are remnants of the beehive oven that was once a necessity in early America. The hub of the home is still a welcoming area for family and friends to gather. First floor also features a “Keeping Room” with Fireplace, Full Bath with Stall Shower and custom Chestnut vanity, and a secluded, private Office with stone walls and exposed hand-hewn beams. The Second Floor features the Primary Bedroom in the log cabin with large custom built-ins, with Walnut tops and interiors. Exposed logs, squared by hand in the 1700’s, plus two additional Bedrooms, Full Bath and Office. The Third floor features a spacious Bedroom/Office/Living space with exposed field stone walls. Enjoy year-round swimming in the heated indoor pool with new doors spanning both exterior walls. Pool area provides walkout access onto a large paver patio, with stone wall, providing serene views. While surrounded by residential developments, the homestead stands strong amid a number of Hershey’s fruit and nut trees which proudly display their scars showing where a cutting was grafted onto rootstock to create the ‘best of the best.’ Teddy Roosevelt, commissioned Hershey as a nurseryman to focus on trees and their benefit to humans and livestock. The property overlooks the nearby pond, and the homestead is meticulously landscaped. Entertaining guests year-round inside or out is a delight. 50 Year Roof (2012), updated Kitchen (2013), Four Zone Hot Water Heat, Split unit Central Air (Kitchen, Primary Bedroom), Lawn Maintenance included in Association Fee, Downingtown School district. Located close to downtown Downingtown, PA Turnpike, 322, and Route 30. Don’t miss out on being the next steward to change the future and preserve our past!