An idyllic setting in an "ideal" location, the property at 73 Ideal Park Road offers the comfort of a well-maintained home, and the functionality of a ~6,000 sq ft multi-use building, in a scenic, rural area. The property is situated on beautiful Roaring Creek, which offers year-round angling opportunities for native trout and smallmouth bass, and is stocked with trout annually. It is not uncommon to see wild turkey and whitetail deer in the yard. The property features flowering trees, maples, and conifers, perennial lilies and wild flowers, and a diversity of song birds. The creek and private yard are a haven for relaxation, nature lovers and family recreational activities.

This property is in close proximity to state game lands and forests, where hiking, kayaking, bird watching, fishing, and biking are enjoyed. The North Branch of the Susquehanna River flows through nearby Catawissa, offering boating/canoeing/kayaking, and fishing for smallmouth bass, carp, walleye, sunfish, and muskellunge. Other local attractions are Rohrbach's Farm Market and Knoebel's amusement park. Cabela's is an hour's drive.

The house features the main living level, with kitchen, large walk-in pantry, dining room, living room, master bedroom with en suite (master) full bath, two spare bedrooms, and second full bath. Much of the living space features custom-finished wood adornment. Ceiling fans are installed in all rooms. A fully-enclosed wooden deck is perfect for grilling, dining al fresco, or enjoying the relaxing sounds of the creek. Surrounding the deck are well-established concord grape vines, producing ~50 lbs. of delicious grapes each summer. The front yard is fully landscaped and mature bushes and shrubs provide privacy from the road and neighbors across the street, while additional privacy is afforded by a lack of neighbors to either side of the property. The concrete-floor basement is divided into two sections; one side is partially finished and the other side is finished with wash-down wallboard. Doors at opposite ends of the basement offer access to the garden and the area behind the deck. A full-length attic space accommodates ample storage of belongings. The house has a dedicated well, and has 200A electrical service.

The multi-use building has concrete floors throughout. One third of the space is finished, and contains 4 offices, a bathroom, and a kitchen with full-size sink and tankless water heater. The remaining space is open-ceiling and insulated, and divided into two sections with 6' wide doorway between. Electrical outlets and lighting fixtures are installed throughout. An 8' overhead door provides outdoor access for a forklift. The offices and warehouse contain Cat5e internet connections. The building has 400A electric service (with one main and two sub-panels), a dedicated well and its own alarm system. A phase converter to convert the building into three-phase power is currently in place; this may be purchased as part of the sale of the property. The electrical and alarm systems are separate from the house, enabling separate billing for tax purposes. The building would be well suited for storing collectibles, light manufacturing, or any other small business application.

In all, this unique property offers comfortable accommodations in a lovely home with the convenience of an on-site building that will satisfy both the avid hobbyist and the small business owner. For more information, please google "73ipr" for our website.

Interior Features

  • Stories: 1
  • Square Feet: 1,248
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Additional Rooms: 14
    • MasterBath
    • Workshop
    • DiningRoom
    • FamilyRoom
    • Pantry
    • Living Room: 10 x 15
    • Dining Room: 11 x 12
    • Kitchen: 10 x 12
    • Bedroom 1: 10 x 10
    • Bedroom 2: 9 x 10
    • Master Bedroom: 11 x 16
    • Bathroom: 7 x 10
    • Bathroom: 7 x 11
    • Pantry: 5 x 12
  • Floor Coverings
    • Carpet
    • LinoleumVinyl
    • Hardwood
  • Appliances
    • RangeOven
  • Heating & Cooling
    • Central Heating
  • Interior Keywords:
    • Security System
    • Basement

Exterior Features

  • Built in: 1950
  • Structure Type: House
  • Lot Size: 2.16 Acres
  • Parking: 5 Spaces
    • Detached Garage
  • View Types:
    • Water
  • Exterior Keywords:
    • Deck
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