12774 Buchanan Trail West

Mercersburg, PA
$ 849,900 Beds 4 Baths 1.5 Sq 3,000
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Welcome to Historic Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Home of the Mercersburg Academy.This is an absolutely stunning Historic property that you must tour to truly appreciate. Built in 1793, this limestone home has hardwood floors, Walnut walls in the TV Room, 2 fireplaces, a spacious open kitchen , oversized dinning room, a gorgeous living room and four large bedroom's to accommodate family and friends. The Dinning room is the perfect place to showcase your culinary talents. The kitchen is very open, allowing for creative cooking and conversation. Custom made Maple cabinets and granite counter tops add class and distinction to the kitchen. The tile backsplash add's a nice touch. From the foyer you step into the oversized living room with a limestone fireplace in the corner and plenty of natural light. Come into the TV room and enjoy the walnut walls and the limestone fireplace. Upstair's the 4 bedroom's have hardwood floors and large windows to overlook the Mountain's and rolling pasture. Unlike most older homes from this era you will find that the floor's are level and the wall's are square and plumb as a previous owner in the 1960's did a complete restoration of the property. There is a second story covered porch to enjoy peaceful morning's or quiet evening's. If you would like to golf or ski Whitetail resort is a short drive away. Cowan's Gap State Park is close by and is the perfect place to hike, fish, have a cook out or relax. The C&O Towpath is a short drive away in Williamsport MD. There you can bike, walk, jog or just relax. You can also fish along the Potomac river or launch your boat and go for an adventure. This property has been used as a working farm, with a very large barn, Implement shed, silo, and a dairy barn used to keep cattle. This property could be used as a retreat center, Vacation rental, farm operation, or as a venue for wedding's, parties and more. With public water, public sewer and no zoning the possibilities are almost endless. There are also 2 additional parcels available with public water and sewer available.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 849,900
  • City
  • Mercersburg
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Municipality
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 1
  • County
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • Area
  • Peters Twp
  • Lot Size
  • 21.59 Acres
  • Zip
  • 17236
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,000
  • Year Built
  • 1793
  • Taxes
  • $ 13524
  • Style
  • Colonial
  • MLS#
  • PAFL2007614
Data Source: Bright MLS



Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, FHA
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Appliances Stainless Steel Appliances
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Basement Interior Access, Partial, Sump Pump
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Window Unit(s)
Days on Market 68
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Garage Spaces, Detached Garage 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Baseboard - Hot Water
Historic Y/N No
Levels 2
Location Type Rural
Lot Size Square Feet 940460.40
MLS Area Peters Twp (14518)
Middle/Junior High School JAMES BUCHANAN
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 283.3
Property Type Residential
Roof Architectural Shingle
School District 300200396738
School District TUSCARORA
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 13524.0
Tax Year 2021
Utilities Under Ground
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Mountain, Panoramic, Street, Other
Water Access Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No
Zoning NONE

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3000
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Central Air Y/N No
Fireplace Features Corner, Insert, Stone
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Hardwood
Full Baths 1
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Oil
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Laundry Type Main Floor
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Den, Foyer, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Bathroom 1, Half Bath
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 2

Exterior Features

Living Area 3000
# Of Attached Garage Spaces 2
Foundation Details Stone
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener
Inclusions Barn, Out building's
Lot Size Acres 21.59
Lot Size Source Estimated
Navigable Water Y/N No
Road Responsibility State
Road Surface Type Black Top
Total Parking Spaces 2
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway, Other
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No

Room Details

Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Bedroom 1 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 2 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 3 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 4 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Den Main Flooring - Carpet,Flooring - HardWood
Dining Room Main Flooring - HardWood
Foyer Main Flooring - HardWood
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main Countertop(s) - Quartz,Flooring - Tile,Kitchen - Eat-in,Kitchen - Country,Kitchen - Electric Cooking
Laundry Main
Living Room Main Flooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Wood Burning


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Medford, NJ office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $2,268
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Unknown Elementary School
Middle School James Buchanan Middle School
High School James Buchanan High School

Price History

6/1/2022 Listed $849,900

Property vs Zip Code Average in 17236

AVG $340K
AVG $4,090
AVG 47
Year Built
AVG 1970


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12774 Buchanan Trail West Mercersburg, PA is a Single Family Home for sale at $849900 with 3000 sqft and a lot size of 21.59 Acres Acre(s). 12774 Buchanan Trail West Mercersburg has 4 bedrooms, 1 baths and was built in 1793. The property's zip code is 17236 which is in Mercersburg, PA

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