Galantino Villa - 1884 - Abbottstown, PA
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N 39° 53.205 W 076° 59.104
18S E 330269 N 4417072
A historic home in downtown Abbottstown, Pennsylvania.
Waymark Code: WM14YY9
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 09/14/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Taken from the website, "Off the square in Abbottstown, Adams County, between Gettysburg and York, sits an historic Victorian era castle-like property, built in 1884.

The home, also known at the historic Dempwolf-Hafer House, at 3 W. King St., is for sale for $1.19 million.

With over 20 rooms, the property includes a separate one bedroom efficiency apartment, a separate business opportunity space, a salt-water pool, a pool house with kitchen and full bath and a two car garage.

The current owners, Mary and Angelo Galantino, will sell the items in the home, which were collected over the last 40 years, to stay with the property, but it would be separate from the $1.19 million cost, said Richard "Dick" Tucker, an associate broker at Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.

Architect J.A. Dempwolf created the structure in 1884 for livestock farmer William Hafer. The 7,337-square-foot property was the first to have running water in Abbottstown with the Hafers introducing the same supply to the entire area, according to Tucker.

The property went through many changes; it was once a Chevrolet dealership and a gas station around 1920, Galantino said. It also was used as an ice cream parlor and candy store, Tucker said.

Tucker said the property is zoned as residential and commercial, so it could become a bed and breakfast or a business on the first floor with living quarters on the second and third levels.

The property has its own website at (visit link) Tucker can be reached by phone at 717-943-2563 or by email at"

3 W King St, Abbottstown, PA 17301
Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: 1884

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
Historic Gettysburg Galantino Villa 1884 Adams County Honored 2018

Website (if available): [Web Link]

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