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141 Hanshue Rd

Gingrich Glen
Hummelstown, PA 17036
MLS #PADA133502

To the future owners of 141 Hanshue Road,

We purchased this home for the generous plot of land overlooking an open expanse of sky with woods to one side and hills in the distance. The home is beautifully appointed in all details. We have three children, and although they are now grown, we wanted a welcoming home with enough room for growing families for their returns. The home has wonderful gathering areas like the open kitchen and a dining room that easily seats our family with friends and others.

As the homes of Gingrich Glen filled in, we discovered we had a wonderful group of caring, friendly, and supportive neighbors. A message will go out that it’s someone’s birthday and everyone is invited to meet out on a porch to sing a surprise Happy Birthday, or an impromptu special gathering for the neighborhood kids to participate in a group trick-or-treat to each other’s homes (and they insisted my visiting two grandkids come and participate), or the neighborhood banning together to collect for a Mission Drive at someone’s church.

It’s hard to single out which features we enjoy most. The welcoming mahogany front porch and custom door immediately draws the attention of guests. The stone exterior drew us to the home from the moment we saw it. In terms of living space, we have a covered back patio with ceiling fans, recessed and dimmable lighting, and the patio extends into the yard. It is a perfect outdoor entertainment setting. In terms of interior features, it is again hard to single them out. The garage is nicely finished, has a sound system and is heated. The kitchen has high-grade appliances and spacious cabinets for all your cooking needs. The floor-to-ceiling fireplace in the open, two-story cathedral great room is the focal point of the home. The dining room seats many and the living room has a beautiful ceiling. However, our most treasured area is the master suite. It provides a seating area in front of a gas fireplace. This area opens to a deck that is perfect for evening relaxation. In the morning you can catch a beautiful sunrise or watch a gorgeous sunset in the evening. The master closet is spacious and well designed. The master bath is very roomy and has a wonderful shower. Some of our other favorite features are the elevator (great for bringing up boxes and boxes of Christmas decorations), the under-counter ice-machine (great for entertaining), and the ever-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system with three zones.

This is a great place to raise a family! The area has great schools, a first-class medical institution, Hersheypark for family amusement, Giant Center and Hersheypark stadium for concerts, Ice Capades, sporting events, just about anything you want, as well as a Theatre that hosts traveling Broadway plays. You get the benefits of a small town with many of the amenities of a city.

There are great amenities nearby. We like going to Devons, Houlihans, and The Mill, but our favorite is the Circular Dining Room at Hotel Hershey. We have many memories of dinners there, including a special night with the great, great grandson of Charles Dickens as he re-enacted the story of ‘A Christmas Carol’ between sumptuous courses, amidst a beautiful Christmas atmosphere. We also had the pleasure of dinner in the Circular Dining Room with the former White House chef where he regaled us with stories and special dishes of Presidents he had served. My husband and visiting family also like going to Troegs (right next to the Hershey Outlets). Giant grocery store is only a few minutes away, as well as Dunkin Donuts for coffee and Phillies Pretzel for a quick party tray!

There are so many reasons to love this home! We have truly enjoyed our time here, and we are certain that you will too!


The sellers of 141 Hanshue Road

Rare opportunity to own a Carlton B. Geeseman built home in Gingrich Glen. This extraordinary home is the perfect blend of classic style, incredible upgrades, and modern amenities. No expense was spared in the design or construction of this home. The curb appeal is spectacular with stacked stone, metal roof accents, curved windows, and an unmistakably welcoming front porch. A custom-built solid wood Mahogany front door opens to 2-story foyer and open floor plan with Brazilian cherry flooring throughout. The dining room is well appointed with a tray ceiling, intricate moldings, and 4 rounded windows with a view of the porch. Working from home can be a delight when done from this office with attractive custom built-in cherry bookshelves. The family room is the heart of the home with soaring ceilings 29 feet high, wonderful natural light (with Lutron remote controlled shades on the windows!), and a one-of-a-kind stone 2-story fireplace. The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream and an entertainer’s ideal layout. Features include: gorgeous cabinetry with glass accents, under cabinet lighting, granite countertops, walk-in pantry, and a center island with both seating and a veggie sink. The appliances are from the next level high-end Viking Professional line, and there is even an undercounter ice machine. Also on the 1st floor is an optional 5th bedroom and full bathroom—alternately use this space as a living room, hobby room, or flex space. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor and escape to the tranquil primary suite. This 450sqft space feels like a luxury hotel with a tray ceiling, special made desk & cabinetry, sitting area, and French doors to a private balcony. You will fall in love with the walk-in closet with custom shelving, and you will enjoy the perks of the attached bathroom with a 4x6 whirlpool soaking tub, vanity seating, double sinks, and a showstopping tiled shower with 2 shower heads, built-in seating, and body spray. Each of the additional bedrooms are spacious, bright, and offer great storage. Laundry hookups available on both the 1st and 2nd floor to suit your preference. Exceptional outdoor living awaits sheltered under the covered patio or put on the extended paver patio overlooking the lush 1.49 acre lot with high quality, established landscaping. The 3-car side entry garage is oversized and heated. Looking for additional space? Come with your personal touch and finish the walkout basement (that is plumbed for a bath) for even more versatile square footage. Looking for a home that makes life easier? This property features an in-ground ice melt system under the front porch, front walk, rear patio, and garage skirt! Inside you will find a central vac, motorized chandelier (for easy cleaning and replacing light bulbs!), an advanced yet user-friendly security system, Radio RA lighting system, and a whole house communication system with Sirius Satellite Radio Entertainment. This one-owner home epitomizes pride of ownership through the high-quality materials used like Lifetime shingles on the roof, Anderson 400 series windows, and an impressive geothermal system with 3 zones for both the heat and A/C. The impeccable craftmanship, luxury touches throughout, and premium location can all be yours. This home is an absolute joy to own!

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