Historic Bentley Lane Home Featured in Valley Home Magazine
To homeowners, a home is so much more than just a house. It is a vessel for a story. Their own story and, if it is an older home, the story of the families who came before them. One such home is 125 Bentley Lane. A custom-built home with a rich history and no doubt, a rich future as well. This home recently came onto the market and is currently offered by the Jeremy Ganse Home Selling Team. The story behind this home was recently featured in Valley Home Magazine.
The Story of 125 Bentley Lane
The story of 125 Bentley Lane begins with Glen and Lucille Daub. The couple ran the Pink Ice Beauty Salon in Lancaster together for 48 years. Early in their marriage they built a home in School Lane Hills using local builder Clifford Denlinger. In the late 1980s the Daubs decided to build their final home together on Bentley Lane. They were so pleased with the high quality of their first custom-built home. So the Daubs chose Denlinger as their builder again. The result was a gorgeous Colonial-style home with true one-story living that features a first-floor master bedroom suite and is completely ADA compliant.
This home is perfect for both indoor and outdoor entertaining. With a total footage of 3000 square feet, the interior features a large living room with a wood-burning fireplace that is just waiting to host a party. The 0.68 acre lot is a gardener’s paradise. Lucille Daub invested hours in planting and maintaining her gardens and trees. Especially her roses, peonies, and a blooming weeping cherry tree. The Daubs had a meticulous yard and garden and hosted many picnics there.
The story of 125 Bentley Lane continued with its current owner, Laura Rusch, who bought the home in 2013. She moved here from Texas. She was drawn to Lancaster County after driving through it on countless family road trips as a child. Though she knew no one in Lancaster County at the time, Rusch bought 125 Bentley Lane after driving through the county one day. She was feeling a “profound sense of home…My heart and spirit was pulling me back to Lancaster.” She quickly became enmeshed with the Bentley Lane neighborhood and, through one of her neighbors, connected with Cindy Daub-Miller, daughter of Lucille and Glenn Daub. Through conversations with Rusch, Daub-Miller and Glenn Daub have been able to share their memories of this home so that its legacy continues.
Restoration & Renovation – Historic Staples with Modern Comforts
When Rusch purchased 125 Bentley Lane, she chose to update some of its features to bring it out of the 1980s. Gone are the mauve carpets and countertops. The kitchens updates include Corian countertops, a tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and cork flooring. The rest of the home features hardwood bamboo flooring and new carpeting. Other recent renovations include replacement Anderson windows. As well as a new downstairs powder room, convenient first floor laundry, and fresh master bathroom with Jemson custom cabinets. In addition, quartz countertops and a custom ADA-accessible ceramic tile shower. Throughout the house, Rusch has brightened up the walls with Frida Kahlo-inspired paint colors. Outside, she has restored Lucille Daub’s gardens to their original glory. This private lot features a sliding door that opens onto a brick patio. It is perfect for continuing the tradition of hosting picnics and parties.
The Jeremy Ganse Home Selling Team is pleased to be a part of the continuing story of 125 Bentley Lane. This charming home has so much to offer, it just needs to right owner to start the next chapter.
If you’re interested in this beautiful, historic home on Bentley lane, please reach out to us.