14 Main Street N Mercersburg, PA
$ 499,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#1002131902
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyFRANKLIN
  • CityMercersburg
  • AreaMercersburg Boro
  • Zip17236
  • StyleFederal
  • Year Built1828
  • Taxes4496
  • Price$ 499,900
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage5760
  • Lot Size10,019 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Keller Williams Premier Realty
Property Description

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to own this Historic Harriet Lane House C 1828. The childhood home of President James Buchanan's niece. Harriet accompanied her uncle to England when he served as Ambassador to Great Britain. She became friends with Queen Victoria and maintained contact through the years. When James Buchanan became president she acted as his First Lady. The term First Lady was initially coined for Harriet. Beautifully restored w/a eye to elegance & comfort. Main level includes 4 parlors with french doors that open to courtyard and inground pool. Layout has been perfect for formal and informal entertaining. This elegant home includes a gilded arched center hall, 11+ ceilings, grand spaces, 10 fireplaces all unique with hand carved mantels, 5 private suites, , gourmet kitchen, Georgetown courtyard can be accessed from multiple locations w/ pool & two story carriage house. Mins to Whitetail & Mercersburg Academy. Easy commute to Baltimore & DC.

Price History
7/3/2020 Listed $499,900

General Features

Accessibility None
Appliances Washer/Dryer Hookups Only, Cooktop, Dryer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Surface Unit, Washer, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Oven - Self Cleaning
Architectural Style Federal
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Ceiling Fan(s), Window Unit(s)
Electric Other
Exclusions There are two chandeliers in the parlors to the right that have been in sellers family for generations so they are excluded.
Exterior Features Sidewalks
Garage Spaces 1.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Radiator
High School District TUSCARORA
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features Attic, Kitchen - Gourmet, Dining Area, Master Bath(s), Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Double/Dual Staircase, Wainscotting, Wood Floors, Recessed Lighting, Floor Plan - Traditional
Levels 3
MLS Area Mercersburg Boro (14514)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Public
Patio/Porch Features Balcony, Brick, Patio(s), Porch(es)
Pool Features In Ground
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 86.79
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Very Good
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Shingle, Metal
Security Features Monitored, Motion Detectors
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Tax Year 2017
Utilities Cable TV Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 5760
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Outside Entrance, Full, Rear Entrance, Sump Pump
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 2 0.00
Bathrooms Count Main Level 0.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 5.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 0.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 5
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 5
Central Air Y/N No
Fireplace Features Mantel(s)
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 6
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Living Area 5760
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Game Room, Family Room, Basement, Library, Foyer, Bedroom 1, Study, Great Room, Other
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 14
Window Features Palladian, Screens

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 1
Door Features French, Insulated
Fencing Decorative, Rear, Fully, Privacy
Garage Features Additional Storage Area, Garage - Rear Entry
Inclusions Parking Included In ListPrice
Lot Features Landscaping
Lot Size Acres 0.23
Lot Size Area 10019
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 10019.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Total Parking Spaces 1
Type of Parking Other, On Street, Detached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


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

Property vs Zip Code Average in 17236

AVG $370K
AVG $4,573
AVG 44
Year Built
AVG 1941
AVG 51
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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