Truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to own this spectacular Wyomissing Park historic brick home with over 12,000 sq. ft. of living space. The sprawling 2-story has 8 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 3 half baths and sits on 2.55 acres of stately land with an in-ground pool/jacuzzi/pool house. Originally built in 1931 by renowned architect Peter Muhlenberg, for his wife Wilma Thun (a member of the Thun family who founded Wyomissing), and their children, this home abounds with architectural details. It has also been extensively updated to reflect today’s amenities... which include a modern kitchen featuring a large center island, Sub-Zero double refrigerators, two dishwashers, gorgeous countertops, a built-in seating area, butler’s pantry and wine refrigerator. The kitchen opens to the very large family room with a high coffered ceiling, built-in cabinetry and a gas fireplace. The bathrooms have all been updated with glass shower surrounds, new plumbing, and cabinetry. The master bedroom ensuite features a huge walk-in closet, impressive bathroom, and access to a private deck. There is a beautiful screened porch, a home theater room, a pool table/game room, an office, an infrared sauna and work-out room, two laundry rooms, and a wine cellar…you name it, this home has it!
As you head outside, you will encounter a 3-4 car garage, a garden house and a pool house complete with its own kitchen, dishwasher, 2 locker rooms, a gas fireplace and a full bath and clothes dryer. There is a fire pit area, a full sized tennis/basketball/pickleball sport court, beautiful professional landscaping and numerous flagstone patios for entertaining. This is your chance to own a little slice of paradise in the heart of Berks County’s Wyomissing Park System. This is a beautiful, private home with close proximity to shopping, restaurants, Lancaster (30 minutes), Philadelphia (1.5 hours) and New York (2.5 hours). This estate is “Pennsylvania’s Best Kept Secret.”
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