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The Compass Mill Complex: Mill, Log House, and Cottage!

817 Rothsville Rd, Lititz, PA 17543, USA
$380,000

Description

The Compass Mill Complex: Mill, Log House, and cottage. This is your chance to OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY! The Compass Mill complex includes the 5,500+ square foot Mill, a 2 bedroom log cabin, and a two-room cottage, all on 1.2 acres along the Lititz Run Creek and Rothsville Road in Lititz. The original log Mill was built in 1756 by the Moravian Brethren, burned down in 1775, and was rebuilt by the Moravians in 1776 as you see it today. It is one of only 2 mills in Pennsylvania that had an interior wheel and is on the Pennsylvania registry of historic mills. The Mill, currently non-functional, is located in a Community Commercial zone and has many possible uses! Does your vision involve a bucolic location with 7 romantic fireplaces, stone, exposed beams, and a babbling creak? Call to discover more about this rare beauty and to schedule a unique showing. This is a must-see!

If you love historic properties, you will appreciate this Log Home, Grist Mill & Cottage located on 1.2 acres known as “The Compass Mill Complex”. This property is zoned Community Commercial allowing for many creative uses. Contact us for a free historic booklet to learn more about the history of the Compass Mill. The Log home The log home features a living room with a stone-fireplace, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths (One bathroom is a master bath), cathedral ceilings, interior exposed log walls & a rear deck off the living room. The lower level surprises with a large eat-in kitchen w/fireplace, full bath & separate laundry room. This home has hot water radiator heat, mini split heat-pumps for heat & AC, a 200-amp electric service, well water & public sewer, level rear yard and a stream at the rear of the property known as Lititz Run. This home needs a little TLC, but has great potential! The Cottage The Cottage consists of a living room w/fireplace, bedroom w/fireplace & bathroom split into a shower room and a powder room. The cottage is quaint, has electric and plumbing and is located between the log home and the grist mill. The cottage is served by well water & public sewer. The Grist Mill (AKA: The Compass Mill) The 2 .5 story stone Mill is full of historic architecture. The lower level features concrete floors, huge exposed beams, the large gear mechanism and milling stones that operated the grist mill, the large water wheel that powered the mill operation and the water wheel opening where the stream ran under the mill to turn the large water wheel. This building could be a beautiful historic space for many venues.

Detail

  • Property ID
    9267
  • 2
    Bedrooms
  • 2
    Bathrooms
  • Property Size
    920 sqft
  • Land Size
    1.2 acres
  • Mill
    Style
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    Year Built
    1776

Updated on March 17, 2019 at 5:23 pm

Address

  • Address: 817 Rothsville Road
  • City: Lititz
  • State/county: Pennsylvania
  • Zip/Postal Code: 17543
  • Country: United States

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