Welcome to the Owen Evans Homestead in prestigious Lower Gwynedd Township. Featuring two homes, the original stone residence circa 1710, a converted bank/ramp barn now an occupied residence with public sewer and public water, a newer horse barn, smokehouse, garages, and outbuildings This amazing property is one of the four original Evans Homesteads in the area and is situated on 15.71 +/-private bucolic acres containing 5 separate contiguous parcels. Although there are 5 deeded parcels, they are under one tax ID 39-00-04054-002 qualifying for preferential assessment under PA ACT-319.
The beautifully pointed 5 bedroom, 4 bath, stone farmhouse was renovated under the supervision of renown architects Brumbaugh and Ruthrauff and still includes most of the original doors, cupboards, and beautifully crafted millwork and trim. This home, is an architectural delight, set back off the main road with privacy, spectacular picturesque views and ready for your restoration. The spacious bank/ ramp barn converted into a residence in 1950 features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms accented with the ambiance of its many original barn details. An open floor plan with the stone fireplace creates a warm cozy place to sit by the fire or read your favorite book on a cold winter night. The lower grade level of the converted barn is a finished office space offering central air, public sewer and public water. The original farmhouse has a public water and on-site septic system.
There is frontage on both Evans Road and Sumneytown Pike. There also are recorded easements and agreements from 1987 with the municipal authority providing for a possible subdivision scale sewer and storm water connections for your inquiry and investigation to be confirmed. Please do not enter the property without an appointment. Conveniently located near restaurants, the train, shopping, major highways, and downtown Ambler. Sought after Wissahickon School District.
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