About This 1830 Farmhouse In Marietta Pennsylvania
Approximately 10 minutes to Amtrak for easy access to Philly, NYC, and Harrisburg. Rare Opportunity– same family for almost 50 years. Not many enchanting spots left like this one in the county or anywhere. This c 1830s house with all original woodwork, 8 fireplaces, 3 staircases, and 10 foot high ceilings is situated on 23.6 acres of fields, streams, and woods. There are 6 bedrooms, 3 baths, living room, dining room, kitchen, library, music room, laundry room and 2 attic rooms.
There are also a bank barn and a tobacco barn on the property. The farm is located very close to the Susquehanna River with easy access to hiker/biker trails, rock climbing and kayaking/boating water trails, in western Lancaster County away from the heavy tourist areas. The local municipality, East Donegal Township, was a leader in farmland preservation efforts and now has the most preserved farm land in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Additional environmental preservation measures have been taken on the property including a riparian buffer along the creek and enrollment in ‘Clean and Green’ with taxes only $6133/year. Income generated by field and barn rentals and as a photo and film location. The rivertown of Marietta, a few miles from the farm offers restaurants, live music, a yoga studio, co-working space, small farmers market and a community theater. Nearby, rivertown Columbia, an antique hub, was designated as a top small town to visit by Smithsonian magazine. More photos and short film clips can be found on Instagram at lancasterfarmhouseonahill