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The Abeln custom home is a ranch-style home in Kempton. This custom-built home was designed for homeowners who wanted to bring their Norwegian heritage to Berks County, Pennsylvania. The Norwegian-inspired home consists of 2,826 finished square feet and 222 unfinished square feet, making this home cozy and spacious. This home is nestled into the countryside, overlooking surrounding fields and mountains, with beautiful sunset views. 

One Floor Living Design

This chalet-inspired home consists of a custom designed kitchen, dining room, family room, powder room, laundry room, and master bedroom suite all on the first floor. 

This custom-designed kitchen is every home chef’s dream! The kitchen offers plenty of working space as well as a butcher block countertop on the center island. The kitchen perimeter includes a large built-in apron front soapstone sink and a 36-inch gas range stove with a stainless steel hood that vents to the home’s exterior.  The living room offers the family a cozy place to gather around a large Masonry wood-burning fireplace surrounded by stone, complete with a barn beam mantle and finished on-site walnut wide plank flooring. 

The master bathroom consists of a free-standing cast iron tub with a floor-mount tub filler faucet. This feature adds an especially luxurious touch. The tiled walk-in shower floor is a tiled mosaic and is tied together by a dark accent band around the shower. This master bathroom brings the spa to you. 

Finished Basement Design Elements

The finished walkout basement includes two spare bedrooms and a full bath. There is also an office in this basement, making it the perfect place to get work done in peace and quiet. There is a complete utility room to keep the home in tip-top shape. The basement also features a wine cellar, recreation room, and living room complete with a wood-burning fireplace.