Milford need to increase its historic district to take in this handsome, current wooden-frame Colonial constructed in 1850 right future to Vandermark Creek.
Milford is, if not the oldest, then a person of the oldest British settlements in the Poconos. It was laid out in 1796 by Judge John Biddis, 1 of Pennsylvania’s initial four circuit judges, and it is named for his ancestral residence in Wales.
Biddis laid the city out on a grid identical to Philadelphia’s, ideal down to earning Broad Avenue its principal east-west axis and Superior Avenue its north-south one. (Really, since Milford’s grid lies 45 levels off the north-south axis, Broad Road operates northeast-southwest and Large northwest-southeast.) All of Milford’s important civic properties, which includes the 1st and 2nd Pike County Court Properties, line the community square exactly where Broad and Superior streets fulfill.
This Milford Colonial home for sale sits 4 blocks east of the intersection of Broad and Superior streets. Built in 1850 and expanded around the a long time, this photo-postcard-pretty home sits on the banking companies of Vandermark Creek, which approximately defines the borough’s northeastern boundary. In a 1793 prospectus, Biddis promoted this stream along with Sawkill Creek, which types Milford’s southwestern boundary, as “well known for their frequent materials of drinking water and will have to have their affect for virtually each and every production goal.”
If any mills ended up developed along Vandermark Creek, proof of their existence appears to have vanished. But this home abides, and the creek makes an desirable and soothing enhance to its superbly landscaped again and facet yards.
You can also just take in sights of the creek from the screened porch further than the spouse and children space on the most important ground. In this article you will also discover a scorching tub spa.
The rest of the house is as properly managed as its grounds, and it has experienced a range of new updates. Its dwelling room has a handsome stone fireplace.
The sunken family space between the living space and the facet porch also has a fireplace, and each the living and spouse and children rooms have crafted-in screen cabinets.
The dining place, throughout the lobby from the residing area, has a neotraditional chandelier and ample place to accommodate a dining desk greater than the 1 you see in this article. It also contains the stairs to the 2nd ground.
The recently reworked kitchen has a lot of cabinet space, which includes glass-fronted china cupboards. It also has plenty of granite counter space, all-new stainless-steel appliances, a wine fridge and a stroll-in pantry. You will also obtain a guest or in-law suite and the laundry space on the key flooring.
The second flooring consists of the other a few bedrooms. In the center of the flooring is a substantial sitting down room that obtained a photograph window overlooking the backyard included to it.
Over and above it lies the key bed room, situated more than the principal-flooring household room. It’s as spacious as the household place, and its hardwood floor sparkles.
Its lavatory also acquired a the latest update that gave it a modern-day self-importance, a backlit mirror and a substantial walk-in shower.
The center-sized bedroom has a sauna, which you can see from this image of the second-flooring center hallway. It at the moment serves as home business room.
So does the little bed room at the again.
The unfinished walkout basement has quite a few rooms that serve as workshop and storage space.
And the grounds have a variety of environments, which includes a flagstone patio and a perennial flower backyard garden.
Milford currently being a compact borough, virtually every thing that attracts readers to it is within waking length from this dwelling. That consists of its prized historic district and Forester’s Hall, where by the conservation movement was born less than the watchful eye of Milford resident and Pennsylvania Governor Gifford Pinchot.
But this being a compact city, and the Poconos being a huge territory, you will no question want to retain a vehicle here. You can refuel it at the Shell station diagonally across the intersection of Broad and Sarah streets from this dwelling.
Even even though this Milford Colonial property for sale is not aspect of the Milford Historic District, it is portion of the borough’s wealthy history, and its homeowners have maintained it accordingly. Now it is your convert to carry the torch.
THE Fantastic PRINT
Square Ft: 5,629
SALE Price: $639,000
OTHER Stuff: This house’s sale price tag was diminished by $60,000 on Sept. 13th.
800 Broad St., Milford, PA 18337 [McAteer & Will Estates | Keller Williams Real Estate — Stroudsburg]