Bradford > 16738 > 99 CHAPEL FORK RD
7 bd | 10 ba


Bradford, PA 16738

MLS# 08-8337

Welcome to the ALLEGHENY FOREST HIDEAWAY located on approximately 20 acres that directly abuts the Allegheny National Forest. This exceptional 2-story home, 7-bed, 4 1/2-bath, 3-car garage, encompasses approximately 6,000 GLA with 3,000 GLA on each level.This unique custom property was designed by an architectural firm in Erie, PA to specific blueprints. This home is literally BULLETPROOF with 8-inch-thick reinforced concrete and rebar walls. This partially EARTH BERMED PREPPER HOME boasts plenty of natural light via a skylight and an abundance of quality Anderson windows. Behind the main property is a secondary building (20 x 30) that was also designed for preppers. It has the same 8-inch reinforced walls with 8-inch poured concrete roof over bar-joists and metal decking. A conventional roof has been added over the concrete roof. It has an attached garage (30 ft long x 18 ft wide) with a 12 ft garage door. There is a loft bedroom, water closet, kitchen, custom oak cabinets, propane stove, plumbing for propane heat and woodstove hookup. With some work, this could be a very nice residence or camp. All buildings including the shed have lifetime warranty steel roofs. Upon entering main property via the double front doors, you will be greeted by a spiral stair case that adjoins the ground level and upper living area. The spiral stair case provides more living area and more natural light and is definitely a great center point for the home entry. The upper living area has 4-bedrooms, 2-baths, art studio, musician workspace, living room with a pellet stove, 3/4-inch hardwood floors that flow into the stunning kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, wine cooler frig, and custom cherry cabinets with soft close doors and drawers. From the kitchen step outside to the magnificent two-tier deck that is perfect for entertaining friends and family. After a long, hard day soak in the hot tub to unwind and escape. The extraordinary master bedroom has a walk-in cedar closet with a luxurious master bath that offers a 'spa' like experience with a jacuzzi tub and separate shower with dual ceiling mounted rain shower heads, double vanity sink, decorative tile floor, and custom maple cabinets with soft close drawers and doors. An attached 2-story garage with high ceilings and slab floor, and its own electric breaker box adjoins the upper living area. At ground level, you will find 3-bed, 2-1/2-baths, kitchen, dining room with built-in shelves, sunken living room with hookups for a wood or pellet stove, workout area (equipment included), media room with built-in bookshelves, darkroom where photography enthusiast can print their photographs in the traditional way (equipment included), and an integral garage with a workshop. The home features whole house DFT security system, 200-amp electric breaker box and underground electric lines. The property was professionally surveyed and all markers are clearly visible. The main house and secondary home both have quality water and their own septic system. The entire property perks very well for additional septic. There are multiple heating systems that include hot water boiler, hot water baseboard heat, pellet stove, propane and outdoor wood furnace. Grow your own organic fruits and vegetables with the raised garden beds that have convenient access to water and electric. Raised beds warm up more quickly in the spring and drain better allowing for a longer growing season and better growing conditions. Enjoy the benefits of your private labyrinth set in the ground near the forest. The unicursal walking path is perfect for therapeutic meditation. Practice target shooting in your own private hundred-yard range on the back of the main property or utilize the short pistol test range next to the second building. There is plenty of room to install more ranges and/or a shoot house if desired. For more shooting selections, take a short 3-mile drive down the road to the rifle club range and a trap/skeet club a little further down Rt. 770. There is a gravel pit near the middle of the property provides sandstone bank run gravel which is excellent for road building. The timber on the property has been carefully managed over the years and is marked for a timber cut. The timber value was appraised at $30k pre-COVID. The dead-fall timber and tops of trees from subsequent cuttings are very sustainable for both home heat and income. Nearby Amenities include the Allegheny National Forest, North Country Trail, Kinzua Bridge State Park, Kinzua Dam and Viaduct, Holiday Valley Ski Resort, Zippo - Case Museum & Flagship Store, Marilla Bridges Trail, Pine Acres Country Club (Golf course 2 miles away), Sacred Spaces Holistic Center, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino and much more There is an additional third lot of 1.1 acres that is attached to the other properties and provides 125 feet of frontage on the main road. This property is zoned as commercial-residential and has so much potential for a primary resident, multi-family residence, apartments, personal income-producing resort home, corporate camp, holistic retreat, etc. What's not to love? Call now for your personal tour!!!

Property Features

Style: 2 Story
Property Type: Residential - Single Family
City: Bradford
School District: Other
County: Out of Area
Apx Above Grade Living Area: 6000
Year Built: 0
Lot Size: 0
Lot Acres: 19
Garage Type: 3 Car Attached
Garage Remarks: 1 Car 2nd Property
Zoning: COM-RES
Taxes: $5873.21
Tax Municipality: Lafayette Township
Driveway: yes
Water: Well
Roof: Metal
Windows: Double Pane Windows,Insulated Windows,Screens
Cooling: Ceiling Fan(s)
Heat Type: Baseboard,Hot Water,Other,Propane,Wood
Fireplace: Pellet Stove,Propane
Exterior: Vinyl Siding

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Directions Map

Directions: As you approach the intersection of Rt. 770 & Rt. 59, turn on to Chapel Fork Rd and drive 1/4 mile, the property will be on the left with Keller Williams - Lezzer Realty Group Sign.