1126 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA 19602 | MLS PABK350496 | Listing Information | Real Living Spectrum Real Estate | Real Living Real Estate
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Date 06/18/2020

1126 Perkiomen Avenue
Reading, PA 19602

Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: RE/MAX Of Reading
You~ll want to see this incredibly unique Tudor Revival home located in the Penns Common Historic District directly across from the park. Known by locals as ~ McCormick~s Doghouse~, the property was built circa 1935 for John McCormick, a local insurance broker who lived next door. He created the property as a getaway for when he quarreled with his wife ~ hence the name doghouse. He incorporated the name into the stucco at the rear of the property. Mr. McCormick would add the finest in architectural details to his modest property including hand made tiles in the kitchen,custom stained glass windows, and a fully tiled 2nd floor bathroom. Step inside after opening the solid oak, Tudor front door into a spacious living room featuring built in bookcase and hardwood floors. The dining room has access to a glass enclosed side porch. The kitchen features stunning tile work and unique stained glass windows. Upstairs you~ll find a nice size main bedroom w/ two closets and views of the park across the street. The adjoining sitting room features a window seat and picture window. The large tiled bathroom features original fixtures and stained glass window. The third floor has a good sized room perfect office or game room. The property also features a full basement with hookup for laundry. If you are looking for something with personality and a bit of Reading~s history- this is the place for you!
Townhouse, Other
1 Full
0.02 Acres
Gas Water Heater, Public Water Service
Public Sewer
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Courtesy: RE/MAX Of Reading
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