665 Crest Avenue Benton, PA 17814US

Detached, 4 bedrooms, 3½ bathrooms, 2,623 sq ft, 1.67 acres, 34 years old
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9 Months
Finished Sq Ft
2,623 sq ft
Lot Size
1.67 ac
Mortgage Payment
$4,144 (2015)
Year Built
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Kurfiss Sotheby's Int'l Realty-Bryn Mawr

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Incredibly quiet! Look South down Ganoga Lake from a light-filled, year-round contemporary house. Set behind 112 feet of water front at the head of a 373 acre lake, the house has 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths. Leave the dock in a sailboat, kayak or windsurfer -- no motor boats allowed. Built in 1982, the house was doubled in size in 2000 to create a master suite: expansive bedroom-sitting-office area; private balcony overlooking the lake; spacious master bath with whirlpool tub, stall shower & large dressing room with walk-in cedar closet. On the lower level are 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a wine closet & workshop & a one-car garage The living-dining-kitchen open plan with a cathedral ceiling, skylights and a raised fireplace set in the River Jack Stone wall overlooks the deck & lake. Set in the kitchen counters are a double sink under windows looking into woods, refrigerator and gas stove. A large center counter hold a second sink and recessed grill. Ceiling fans circulate cooler air in the summer. Emergency generator backs up essential appliances and lights. The custom designed property is part of the Ganoga Lake Assn. (GLA), formed in 1959 to preserve the wooded acreage around the natural spring-fed lake. A prized part of the Association is the Georgian style, Clemuel Ricketts Mansion, built in 1852 of local stone and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. Called Stone House, it is available in summer for weddings, member parties & picnics & GLA meetings. Many of its 28 rooms have original hardware and woodwork. Tennis and croquet are played on the grounds. Helicopters can land. At the foot of Ganoga Lake is a community beach, raft, playground, volley-ball court, picnic tables & restrooms. Ganoga Lake Assn has 70 members. See realtor for fee schedule. Ganoga means "water on the mountain" in the Seneca language. Appropriate, because at an elevation of 2,260 feet, Ganoga Lake about one mile long is the highest natural lake in Pennsylvania. Nearby is Ricketts Glen State Park with 13,050 acres and Lake Jean with many varieties of fish. View its 24 named waterfalls on You-Tube for Ricketts Glen State Park. Over 75 species of bird are known to breed in Ganoga Lake, part of Penna. Important Bird Area. #48. Penna. State Game Lands #13 & #57 offer an additional 95,000 acres for recreation. Butterflies and dragonflies abound. Black bear, otter, raccoon, porcupine and white-tailed deer are denizens of the forest. Truly a place to relax and enjoy nature.

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4/21/2016For SaleTREND 6776296$450,000

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Benton Public Schools

A child living at 665 Crest Avenue, Benton, PA would typically attend one of the following public schools: Turnpike Area Elementary School, or Sullivan Co Jshs.

665 Crest Avenue Property Features

Island, Double Sink, Cook Top, Built-In Range, Oven-Self Cleaning, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Trash Compactor, Built In Microwave
Access Panel
Breakfast Room
One Fireplace
Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick
Security Systems, Skylight(s), Cathedral/Vaulted, 9 Ft+ Ceilings, Ceiling Fan(s), Attic/Whole House Fan, Stall Shower, Energy Efficient Windows
Main Floor
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Great Room, Workshop, Other Room 4
1 Car Garage
Attached, Garage Door Opener
CAM, Snow Removal, Trash Removal, Pool(s), Tennis Courts, Club House, Management, Security, Tot Lot(s)/Playground
Concrete Foundation, Block/Brick Foundation
Level Lot, Open Lot, Trees/Wooded, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard(s)
Deck, Patio, Balcony
Shingle Roof
200-300 Amp Electricity, Circuit Breakers
Electric, Propane, Forced Air, Baseboard, Zoned
3+ Car Parking, Driveway/Off Street
On-Site Septic System

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 Susan Ravenscroft, Kurfiss Sotheby's Int'l Realty-Bryn Mawr
  Friday, July 01, 2016 5:23:41 PM

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665 Crst Ave, Benton, PA 17814US
665 Crst Ave is located in Benton, PA. This contemporary style detached home has 4 bedrooms, 3½ bathrooms, and approximately 2,623 sqft of living space. This property sits on 1.67 acres. This property is 34 years old, having been built in 1983. Similar detached homes nearby have 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and sell for around $275,000.
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