131 Lester Ave

Shillington, PA 19607 View Map $305,000 Ask a Question
Beds3
Baths1Full11/2
Sq.Ft.2,075
Year1948
131 Lester Ave Shillington, PA 19607 | MLS PABK2043370 Photo 1
131 Lester Ave Shillington, PA 19607 | MLS PABK2043370 Map
Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:PABK2043370
Sq. Feet:2,075
Date Sold:7/17/2024
Lot Size:0.23 Acres
County:Berks
Welcome to 131 Lester Avenue, a charming 3 bed, 1.5 bath split-level home located in the tranquil community of Shillington. As you step onto the inviting front porch and enter the home, you're greeted by a warm family room adorned with beautiful hardwood floors, a cozy fireplace, built-in shelving, and crown molding. The arched doorway leads you into the dining room, ideal for hosting family dinners and gatherings. The living room boasts a large bay window, filling the space with natural light and highlighting the striking brick accent wall. The kitchen is complete with a breakfast nook and convenient access to the backyard, making outdoor dining and entertaining a breeze. Ascending to the next level, you'll find two bedrooms and a full bath. The primary bedroom is situated on the third level, offering a private retreat away from the main living areas. The unfinished basement serves as a workshop area, perfect for DIY projects or additional storage. The home also includes a one-car garage with inside access for added convenience. Outside, the fenced-in yard features a white picket fence, beautiful roses, peonies, wildflowers, hydrangeas, forsythia, lilacs lining the perimeter, and an outdoor fireplace viewable from the bay window. The south-facing home is perfect for indoor plants. Enjoy the level yard with a charming brick patio and shed. Located right across the street from the gorgeous Wyomissing Park Trails and just 4 minutes from Reading Hospital, it's ideal for healthcare workers. Nearby, explore the restaurants and boutiques on Penn Ave in West Reading. Nestled in a private location, this home offers the perfect balance of seclusion and accessibility. Don't miss the opportunity to make 131 Lester Avenue your new home!

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Price Change History

Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
7/18/2024$325,000$305,000-6.2%

Community Information

Address:131 Lester Ave, Shillington, PA 19607
Area:Shillington Boro (10277)
County:Berks
City:Shillington
Subdivision:None Available
Zip Code:19607

School Information

School System:Governor Mifflin
High School:GOVERNOR MIFFLIN
Middle School:GOVERNOR MIFFLN
Elementary School:CUMRU

Architecture

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1948
Stories:3
Style:Split Level
Construction: Brick
Roof: Pitched, Shingle
Foundation: Block
Basement Type: Interior Access, Unfinished, Windows, Workshop

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Attic, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Moldings, Family Room Off Kitchen, Kitchen - Eat-In, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
Appliances: Dishwasher, Dryer, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater, Range Hood
Flooring: Hardwood, Carpet, Ceramic Tile
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Breakfast Room, Full Bath, Half Bath
Fireplace: Brick, Mantel(s), Gas/Propane
Exterior Features: Exterior Lighting, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Flood Lights
Patio And Porch: Patio(s), Porch(es)
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Garage: Built In, Additional Storage Area, Garage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access
Garage Spaces: 1
Cooling: Central A/C, Ceiling Fan(s)
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 1879
Below Grade 196
Total 2075

Rooms

LevelSizeDescription
Living RoomMain Level11x17Built-Ins,Crown Molding,Flooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Gas
Dining RoomMain Level11x17Crown Molding,Flooring - HardWood
KitchenMain Level9x17Ceiling Fan(s),Kitchen - Gas Cooking
Breakfast RoomMain Level
Family RoomMain Level10x17Flooring - Carpet
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level11x17Flooring - HardWood,Built-Ins
Bedroom 3Upper 1 Level10x12Flooring - HardWood
Full BathUpper 1 LevelFlooring - Ceramic Tile,Tub Shower
Primary BedroomUpper 2 Level12x17Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Ceiling Fan(s),Walk-In Closet(s)
Half BathLower 1 Level

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.23 Acres
Lot Dimensions:0.00 x 0.00
Lot Description: Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Level
Parking: Paved Driveway, Private
Parking Types: Attached Garage, Driveway
Parking Included In List Price: No
Driveway - # of Spaces: 2
View: Garden/Lawn
Electric Service: Circuit Breakers
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Municipality: SHILLINGTON BORO
Zoning:RES
Directions:Museum Road to State Street to right onto Lester Ave. Home will be on the right.

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $6,227 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2023
School Tax: $4,175
New Financing: Conventional
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
City Tax Rate: $990.00 (Annually)
County Tax Rate: $1,062.00 (Annually)
Acceptable Financing: Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA

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Listing Information Last Updated 7/21/2024
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