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    1041 Washington Street

    READING, PA 19601
    • $618,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 26 days
    • ID#: PABK363180
    UPDATED: 91 min ago
    $618,000
    • 0
      BEDS
    • 0.17
      ACRES
    • 0
      BATHS
    • 0
      1/2 BATHS
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    Type:
    Commercial
    Built:
    1910
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    Description

    Specialty car collectors dream garage! Nearly 6,100 sf of garage space plus almost 1,000 sf showroom and office! That's just the beginning description of this fabulous property that includes a beautiful 3-bedroom apartment on the second floor! Built in 1910 as a horse drawn trolley depot, it was converted to an Oldsmobile dealership in 1921 when the electric trolleys came to Reading! Currently owner operated as a licensed Penn-DOT auto dealership specializing in classic / vintage European car and part sales. The building has been fully renovated with upgrades and modernization throughout from 2006 - 2008. The list of renovations makes this 100% ready to operate... new roof, all new mechanical including all wiring, plumbing (all copper), new central heat and ac systems in showroom, basement office and apartment, Johnson Controls fire and security system with 3 zones, and security cameras. Natural gas and 3 phase 4 wire electric service with separate metering for the apartment and commercial spaces. Space details: 925 Sf formal showroom and office with zoned heat and ac, historic leaded glass windows and color impregnated concrete tile floor, vintage finish with period ceiling fans and excellent lighting. An upscale full bathroom with a washer and dryer hook-up has access from both the shop and showroom office. The shop is amazing! 39' by 140' with 30' two tier roof, vintage steel frame with 1,152 panes of glass... there is also a 39' by 42' loft, and both entrances are through 10' by 10' front and side overhead doors accessing a fenced gravel side lot and main entrance to the street. Included in the sale is a 1000# JLG high lift for easy access to the loft space and for building maintenance. Below the showroom is a "basement finished" office and storage space of about 950 sf. This space houses the buildings mechanical systems and includes a slop sink and toilet. The 1,500 sf 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment is finished like a New York loft! with high quality and attention to detail that will impress anyone. Surrounded by crown molding, with central ac and gas heat, custom stone facade gas fireplace in living room, custom kitchen with Corian counters and an island that seats six, solid cherry wood cabinets, fully renovated bathrooms with Corian vanity tops and sinks, beautiful original pine flooring in living room and primary bedroom that includes it own full bathroom, energy efficient replacement windows, original stained glass in both bedroom and living room... custom window treatments remain along with all modern kitchen appliances ... 5 burner gas stove, refrigerator, installed microwave, wall mounted TV, full size washer and dryer! All these great features are in the apartment. In addition, there is a large back porch that overlooks the shop / garage and opens to a private rooftop patio! Wow, is right! the bonus is it's located on the outskirts of historic downtown Reading, PA. less than a 3-hour drive from NYC, Washington DC, Penn State, State College PA. If you don't know Reading, PA... it's worth the trip. This little city is packed with character, offers great and affordable quality of life, is rich in history and an easy drive to most everything East Cost. Convenient location: Santander Arena: 5 blocks / 10-minute walk, Hilton Double-tree Hotel: 5 blocks / 10-minute walk, Performing Arts Center: 6 blocks / 12-minute walk, free parking 2 blocks away @ City Park lot. Paid public parking 1 block away @ Court / Penn Street. Located on a well-known city street - Washington Street is Route 422 Business, only 20 minutes from the PA Turnpike.

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    1041 Washington Street READING, PA 19601

    • Price: $618,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 91 min ago
    • ID#: PABK363180
    0
    Beds
    0
    Baths
    0
    ½ Baths
    0.17
    Acres
    1910
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    None Available
    County:
    Berks
    Area:
    Reading City (10201)
    High School:
    Reading Senior
    School District:
    Reading
    Property Description
    Specialty car collectors dream garage! Nearly 6,100 sf of garage space plus almost 1,000 sf showroom and office! That's just the beginning description of this fabulous property that includes a beautiful 3-bedroom apartment on the second floor! Built in 1910 as a horse drawn trolley depot, it was converted to an Oldsmobile dealership in 1921 when the electric trolleys came to Reading! Currently owner operated as a licensed Penn-DOT auto dealership specializing in classic / vintage European car and part sales. The building has been fully renovated with upgrades and modernization throughout from 2006 - 2008. The list of renovations makes this 100% ready to operate... new roof, all new mechanical including all wiring, plumbing (all copper), new central heat and ac systems in showroom, basement office and apartment, Johnson Controls fire and security system with 3 zones, and security cameras. Natural gas and 3 phase 4 wire electric service with separate metering for the apartment and commercial spaces. Space details: 925 Sf formal showroom and office with zoned heat and ac, historic leaded glass windows and color impregnated concrete tile floor, vintage finish with period ceiling fans and excellent lighting. An upscale full bathroom with a washer and dryer hook-up has access from both the shop and showroom office. The shop is amazing! 39' by 140' with 30' two tier roof, vintage steel frame with 1,152 panes of glass... there is also a 39' by 42' loft, and both entrances are through 10' by 10' front and side overhead doors accessing a fenced gravel side lot and main entrance to the street. Included in the sale is a 1000# JLG high lift for easy access to the loft space and for building maintenance. Below the showroom is a "basement finished" office and storage space of about 950 sf. This space houses the buildings mechanical systems and includes a slop sink and toilet. The 1,500 sf 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment is finished like a New York loft! with high quality and attention to detail that will impress anyone. Surrounded by crown molding, with central ac and gas heat, custom stone facade gas fireplace in living room, custom kitchen with Corian counters and an island that seats six, solid cherry wood cabinets, fully renovated bathrooms with Corian vanity tops and sinks, beautiful original pine flooring in living room and primary bedroom that includes it own full bathroom, energy efficient replacement windows, original stained glass in both bedroom and living room... custom window treatments remain along with all modern kitchen appliances ... 5 burner gas stove, refrigerator, installed microwave, wall mounted TV, full size washer and dryer! All these great features are in the apartment. In addition, there is a large back porch that overlooks the shop / garage and opens to a private rooftop patio! Wow, is right! the bonus is it's located on the outskirts of historic downtown Reading, PA. less than a 3-hour drive from NYC, Washington DC, Penn State, State College PA. If you don't know Reading, PA... it's worth the trip. This little city is packed with character, offers great and affordable quality of life, is rich in history and an easy drive to most everything East Cost. Convenient location: Santander Arena: 5 blocks / 10-minute walk, Hilton Double-tree Hotel: 5 blocks / 10-minute walk, Performing Arts Center: 6 blocks / 12-minute walk, free parking 2 blocks away @ City Park lot. Paid public parking 1 block away @ Court / Penn Street. Located on a well-known city street - Washington Street is Route 422 Business, only 20 minutes from the PA Turnpike.
    Exterior Features

    Construction Materials BrickCombinationConcreteCopper PlumbingMasonry Door Features Six Panel Garage YN No Location Type Downtown Lot Features Additional Lot(S)InteriorLevelSideyard(S)Zero Lot Line Other Equipment See Remarks Parking Features FencedLighted ParkingPrivate Parking Types On StreetPrivate GarageParking Lot Property Condition Excellent Riparian Rights YN No Road Responsibility City/County Road Surface Type Black Top Roof Architectural ShingleRubber Soil Types Unknown View CityStreet Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Building Area Total 8650.00 Cooling Central A/C Exclusions Owners Personal Property... All Will Be Cleaned OutBroom Swept... SorryNo Cars included :) ! Flooring Ceramic TileConcreteHardwoodVinylWood Heating Forced AirHeat Pump - Gas Backup Heating YN Yes Inclusions All Kitchen Appliances including 5 Burner Gas StoveRefrigeratorMicrowaveMounted Flat Screen Tv. Bedrooms include Custom Window Treatments. 1000# Jlg Scissor Lift. Net Square Feet 8650.00 Security Features Carbon Monoxide Detector(S)Exterior CamerasFire Detection SystemMain Entrance LockSecurity SystemSmoke DetectorSurveillance Sys

    Property Features

    Acceptable Financing CashContractConventionalNegotiable Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2020 Association YN No Business Type Auto RelatedCar Wash/Truck WashParking LotWarehouseOtherHealth ClubProfessionalRestaurant/BarStorageParking GarageOther/General Retail Central Air YN Yes Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street N 11th St Electric 200+ Amp Service3 PhasesCircuit Breakers Electric Average Monthly 218 Electric Expense 2616.00 Electric Last12 Months 2616.00 Elevators 0 Entry Level 1 Foundation Details StoneConcrete PerimeterBrick/Mortar Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN No Hot Water Natural Gas Incorporated City Name Reading City Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Number Of Units Total 2 Original MLSNumber 304269261313 Owner Pays WaterSewerTrash CollectionTaxes - Real EstateInsurance Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession 0-30 Days Cd31-60 Days Cd61-90 Days Cd90-120 Days CdNegotiable Property Sub Type Special Purpose Sale Type Standard Sewer Public Sewer Tax Annual Amount 3912.00 Tax Assessment Amount 90400.00 Tax Lot 9983 Trash Expense 276.12 Utilities Cable TvElectric AvailableNatural Gas AvailablePhone ConnectedSewer AvailableWater Available Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Year Built Effective 2006 Zoning R3 Zoning Description Medium Density Residential With Permitted Commercial Use As Approved

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    ©2020 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Ramus Realty Group. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2020-09-29T16:51:56.123.
     
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