Beautiful, waterfront home on the Susquehanna River, known as Lake Aldred. Private dock for you to bring your own boat (seasonal). Relax on the 600sf, covered cedar deck; featuring a wet bar, Weber propane grill, Flat panel TV with cable and barstool seating. Dining table, and additional seating for you to enjoy your meal as you watch an incredible sun, set over the lake in the front yard. Or, escape to the yard which includes a picnic table, Adirondack chairs and additional seating, surrounding a fire pit. Bring your binoculars because you're sure to see American Bald Eagles soaring overhead. There are 8 protected eagles nests on the lake! The private side deck features a 4 person hot tub and outdoor shower.
This home has lots of history and character. Originally a fishing lodge over 100 years ago, later the Pequea Tavern in the 70's. After several changes in ownership, the tavern was officially closed and renovated into an amazing home by a local contractor. The home features a spacious and open floor plan with 4000 sf of living space. The living room features a large stone fireplace as well as a coal stove and plenty of room on the enormous couch to relax with friends and family. Bose stereo system has speakers inside, as well as outside on the deck and hot tub area. Easily connect your cell phone to stream Pandora or play playlist. Game closet with all of the favorites, like Pictionary and Scrabble, along with a wii game system. The dining room has incredible views of the lake from the front counter seating that lines the window line, or the dining room table. The table expands to seat 12 comfortably. The original bar from the tavern still resides (minor facelift) and can also seat another 5. The large kitchen is fully equipped with 2 full-sized refrigerators, dishwasher, gas stove, microwave, pots & pans, about everything you need.
The first floor master bedroom features a king sized bed, view of the lake, a custom spa-shower, plenty of closet space and a flat panel w/ cable. Off the master is a full laundry room with washer & dryer. Back stairs from the 1st floor master leads to a semi-private "5th bonus bedroom" with a double bed and original restored wood floors (because this is not a private room, we chose to not list it in the room count).
The second floor boasts a "2nd" master bedroom with king size bed, carpet, full bath, flat panel w/cable and a queen sized futon. Views of the lake from the window too! Full bath with shower is located in this room.
Also on the 2nd floor is another full bathroom w/oversized shower/tub combo and custom tile.
3rd bedroom has a queen size memory mattress bed, original restored wood floors, vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet w/ twin roll-away bed and an amazing lake view. Flat panel w/HDMI cable to connect a laptop.
4th bedroom has a queen sized bed, exposed brick chimney, carpet, flat panel w/cable, walk-in closet w/a twin roll-away bed as well.
While Lancaster County is a great "get away from it all" place to go, the area is robust with attractions and things to do.
- Outdoor Enthusiast: Hundreds of miles of trails for all levels of experience. Lancaster County is a go-to spot for hiking near the Susquehanna River. Great places to visit...Pinnacle Point, Holtwood Environmental Preserve, Shenks Ferry Wild Flower Preserve, Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve. Historians come from all over to see the Safe Harbor a few miles away. Rent or bring kayaks for an incredible experience. The home is nestled between the Safe Harbor Dam and the Holtwood a tour of these hydroelectric plants. Tube down the Pequea Creek during the summer months.
- Area Attractions: Lancaster City is 25 miles away. Home to some of the largest shopping Outlet Centers (15 miles away) who enjoys shopping won't want to miss out. Hershey Park (39 miles away), tons of antique shops, Amish Farms, Dutch Wonderland (17 miles away), Jason's Woods Halloween Attraction (7 miles away), Sight & Sound Theater (15 miles away).Get the full listing »