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Great Rothrock State Forest Cabin near Milroy

Sold - $139,500

5C22 Stone Creek Road
Milroy, PA 17063

GPS Coordinates
40.731206, -77.643681

Property Summary
Welcome to this highly unique, one-of-a-kind off-grid cabin in the Rothrock State Forest near Milroy, PA. Being on state land, you will never wake up in this tranquil setting to the sound of bulldozers cutting in a road for a new recreational property across from or adjacent to you. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the nearby hunting, fishing, hiking, and recreational activities in this peaceful, private retreat, or relaxing in the comfort of the spacious screened-in front and new rear porch or on the outdoor swing watching deer and turkey stroll by. A local stream with wild trout runs nearby the property.

This cabin has the comforts of the grid without the grid. Power is provided by a combination of a solar panel and a hydro generator. Included is a state-of-the-art Champion 3500-watt portable, dual fuel inverter generator with electric start for the few times you need additional electricity. Also included is a cell phone/Internet booster. A Berkey water filter provides potable water from the spring-fed stream.

Inside you will find an open floor plan with a wood stove and propane heaters to make the property usable year-round. You can enjoy the ambiance of gas lighting in addition to the electric lighting. The kitchen contains traditional amenities including a propane stove and refrigerator. Hot water is provided by an on-demand water heater. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms and cedar closets. Upgrades in recent years include new windows, new wiring, and 2 new propane heaters. Combined with low taxes makes this an ideal recreational property. Being in the southern portion of the Seven Mountains, it is especially convenient for folks traveling from south-central or southeastern PA.

Property Records

  • Code Number: 12-32-0102-001
  • Exterior: Wood Siding
  • Zoning: Forest Conservation
  • Style: Cabin
  • Age: 1929
  • Rooms: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Appliances: Yes
  • Attic: No
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Fireplaces: 1, wood
  • Heating/AC: Propane
  • Garage: No
  • Sewer: Unknown
  • Water: Spring
  • Square Footage: 1,144
  • Schools: Mifflin
  • Acres: 1 (State land lease)
  • Township: Armaugh
  • Taxes: County and Township: S196.72
    School: $377.22
    Total: $573.94
  • Covenants: Tes- State Land Lease
  • Mineral Rights Included: No