8961 Blue Spring Road Mercersburg, PA
$ 2,075,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PAFL170956
  • TypeFarm
  • CountyFRANKLIN
  • CityMercersburg
  • AreaMontgomery Twp
  • NeighborhoodMERCERSBURG
  • Zip17236
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1804
  • Taxes12032
  • Price$ 2,075,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms1
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2978
  • Lot Size187 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Farm & Land Realty, Inc.
Property Description

187 acre Franklin Co. working dairy farm with 169 acres tillable. Modern, efficient free stall complex with 111 sand bedded free stalls, 140 head locks. This dairy barn was built in 2002, and has a Kuhn stationary TMR mixer and a Patz belt feeder inside the free stall barn. The holding area easily holds 60 cows and they are milked in a Double Six, Bou Matic parallel parlor. This parlor does not have takeoffs, and has radiant floor heat, heated by an outside wood stove. They have a 2,000 gal. milk tank, and all milking equip is in working order, and in use. There is a 1/2 bath in the milk house, and there is a plate cooler and heat exchanger. Manure is scraped into a 1,000,000 million gallon concrete manure tank with a ramp for sand cleanout. There is a 76' X 86' dry cow barn that was built in 2014. This farm has a 44' X 108' bank barn, 22' X 44' pole type calf barn, and a 42' X 46' concrete block and metal heifer barn. In 2015 they built a 68' X 86' pole barn for equip. storage with a 36' wide shop with a 14' X 20' door and a 10' X 10' door. This shop has cement floor, insulation, heat and an office. There is a two car garage near the main house and this farm has a second home along the lane. This second house is a two bedroom, one bath home that is rented for $ 550 per month. The main buildings and home on this farm are back a lane that gives privacy and is a great place to raise a family. The Sellers are in their 60's and ready to retire. Cows, heifers, feed and equip can be purchased, separately. This farm is in a desirable farming area and has a well maintained, family sized, dairy complex.

Middle School High School
James Buchanan Middle School James Buchanan High School
Price History
1/31/2020 Listed $2,350,000
2/5/2020 12% - $2,075,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, Farm Credit Service
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel None
Cooling None
Exclusions Personal property, machinery / equipment, feed, growing crops, livestock, vehicles.
Farm Features Milk Parlor, Milk House, Other Residence, Shed(s)
Garage Y/N No
Heating Forced Air
High School District TUSCARORA
Historic Y/N No
Levels 2
Location Type Rural
MLS Area Montgomery Twp (14517)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 696.78
Property Type Farm
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer On Site Septic
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name MERCERSBURG
Tax Year 2019
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Mountain, Panoramic, Scenic Vista
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning AG

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2978
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Partial
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
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 Y/N Yes
Full Baths 1
Heating Fuel Oil, Wood
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Living Area 2978
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 1

Exterior Features

Half Baths 1
Crops Included Y/N No
Farm Operation Dairy
Fencing High Tensile, Electric
Inclusions All milking equipment.
Lot Features Cleared, Open, Pond, Private
Lot Size Acres 187.00
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 8145720.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pasture Area 5.00
Pool Y/N No Pool
Road Frontage Length 3000
Road Surface Type Black Top
Tillable Acres 169.00
Type of Parking Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No
Wooded Area 11.00


  • 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 $2.08M
AVG $12,032
AVG 45
Year Built
AVG 1804

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