Welcome to your mountain paradise at 535 Maryland Ave, perched on a serene five-acre expanse atop Bear Mountain in the captivating landscape of Adams County, Pennsylvania. This exceptional property offers a truly enchanting retreat that seamlessly blends modern comforts with rustic charm. Upon entering, you’ll be greeted by a sense of tranquility and seclusion. The property is enveloped by forests on all sides, providing an unmatched level of privacy while remaining easily accessible. Nature enthusiasts will revel in the abundant woods that extend for hundreds of yards, ensuring a peaceful haven away from the bustle of everyday life. The heart of this mountain retreat is a lovingly restored cabin that embodies both warmth and contemporary living.
The cabin exudes a rustic ambiance, boasting a wood-burning fireplace in the cozy living room—a perfect spot to unwind on chilly evenings. The cabin itself has been thoughtfully renovated, boasting modern amenities while retaining the aura of a traditional wooden cabin. From the kitchen with its updated appliances and cabinets to the sunroom that bathes the interiors in natural light, every aspect of the living space has been meticulously reimagined to meet contemporary standards while preserving its cozy character. Ceiling fans grace every living area, ensuring comfort year-round, while the satellite television and high-speed DSL internet connectivity offer the convenience of modern entertainment and communication.
The primary bedroom and bathroom have been expanded and modernized, while the second bathroom has been tastefully updated. Whether you are looking for a second home or an active retirement home this property fulfills the practical needs with 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Adjoining this is an expansive deck that offers peaceful views of the morning sunrise with coffee, but also two separate dining areas for enjoying meals amidst nature’s beauty. Nature lovers will find much to explore here. A spring-fed swimming pond beckons during the summer months ensuring endless fun on the water. For those seeking relaxation, a hot tub provides a private sanctuary for unwinding while soaking in the stunning surroundings. And the sloping downward yard is the perfect runway for winter time sledding.
The property’s landscaping is adorned with a beautifully maintained garden, a volleyball net for friendly matches, a hammock for lazy afternoons, and a mature fruit-bearing apple tree that adds a touch of orchard charm. An outdoor fire pit invites gatherings under the stars, while the converted barn offers ample storage space for equipment and belongings. The property has also been enhanced with practical improvements such as a water diversion and drainage system, enclosed crawl space, and a leveled driveway with ample parking space. Conveniently located just a short fifteen-minute drive away, 535 Maryland Ave offers easy access to the renowned Gettysburg National Park, the National Apple Museum, Piney Apple Golf Course History, the famous Appalachian Trail, fishing and shopping. Whether you’re in need of daily essentials or looking for a leisurely shopping experience, you’ll find a range of retail outlets, boutiques, and specialty stores within a short drive.