Forge Hill – A Circa 1785 Stone Farmhouse

369 West Baltimore Pike, Chester Heights, PA

 

This historic 4 BR / 4 BA stone Farmhouse, nestled in the side of a hill on nearly four scenic acres, sits adjacent to 500 acres of woods owned by Natural Lands Trust & Middletown Township Open Space.

 

Forge Hill offers private wooded living, but is in close proximity to dining, parks, a private hiking trail leading to Darlington Trail, shopping, the train and the award winning Garnet Valley School District.

Modern improvements to a home with rich history and heritage; including:

  • Bathrooms completely renovated with premium historically sensitive period with modern water conservation fixtures
  • 40 year thick cedar roof, copper gutters flashing and room installed in 2008

  • All chimneys re-pointed and capped with slate-energy conservation

  • 33 Pella Architectural divided light high performance windows with invisible screens

  • 3 Pella Glass Storm Doors

  • 2018 New Geothermal heat pump with high efficiency boiler hybrid system

  • New air handling units including high velocity system

  • Skylights on porch roof to increase natural daylight in living and dining room

  • Vermont green slate floors in kitchen, one bathroom and downstairs foyer

  • All floors refinished 2017 including original random width planked pine in several rooms

  • All plumbing renovation done with copper/cast iron

  • Well water with water conditioning, filtration and UV treatment

  • Reverse osmosis drinking water system

  • LED lighting throughout including recessed lighting

  • 2017 Tigerwood Maple porch floor

  • DEP certified oil tank closure/concrete filled

  • Matching boxlock hardware on original doors

  • 5 fireplaces with gas fireplace in living room

  • Master bedroom with sitting/dressing room and master bath newly renovated with marble twin vanity and curbless shower.  Closet systems in master bedroom/bathroom closets.

  • Three additional bedrooms all newly painted and floors refinished.  All bedrooms newly insulated.

  • 4 full bathrooms-all newly renovated one with refinished claw foot tub

  • Large laundry room with vintage laundry tub, ample storage cabinets, butcher block counters and wonderful morning light

  • Game Room features brick floor and stucco walls with open beam ceiling perfect for pool.  A bar with a sink and refrigerator are in the corner.  It opens into the Flower Room where Dorothea Wood raised her prized orchids