900 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 $4,995,000

Beds/Baths: 9/7.5
Interior Sq. Ft: 21,000
Acreage: 22.15
Age:81 years
Style:
French
MLS#: 1000322211
Subdivision: None Available
Design/Type:
Detached

Description

Magnificent du Pont estate built in 1939 with beautiful updates and upgrades through the years while maintaining the original features of the stone home like wrought iron balconies and two story copper bay windows. Nestled in the hills of Chateau Country on 22.15 acres surrounded by 300+ acres of conserved land owned by the Delaware Nature Society, this impressive property with gated entry includes stunning home with nine bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, five powder rooms, elegant formal rooms, English conservatory, spacious family room, library, den, home office, and spectacular finished lower level with English pub, cinema, and gaming rooms. The master suite includes large bedroom, dressing area with morning kitchen, private full bathroom, walk-in closet, and sitting room with fireplace and additional closet space. The main home has over 21,000 sqft of living space on three levels with an elevator to all levels. Slate terrace at the rear of the home leads to the spectacular gardens and outdoor entertaining areas. An infinity style in-ground pool with water slide and hot tub is complimented by a fully equipped pool house entertainment area, bar, kitchen, full bathroom and dressing area, and laundry room. There is a two car attached garage and a detached garage with heated floor and four bays that can house up to six cars. Above the detached garage you will find a guest home with full kitchen, great room, two bedrooms, a full bath, and some of the best views of the property from the private deck. The property is also home to a caretakers cottage with three bedrooms and four car garage. Guest House room sizes: great rm 16x17,bd1 13x11,bd2 15x14,kitchen 8x9

Sitting Room: 20 X 16 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 15 X 18 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 11 X 16 - Upper 1
Bedroom 6: 13 X 12 - Upper 1
Additional Bedroom: 18 X 17 - Upper 1
Living Room: 27 X 19 - Main
Kitchen: 26 X 18 - Main
Family Room: 27 X 23 - Main
Office: 11 X 14 - Main
Office: 15 X 14 - Main
Screened Porch: 27 X 13 - Main
Game Room: 14 X 13 - Lower 1
Media Room: 28 X 22 - Lower 1
Bonus Room: 16 X 15 - Lower 1
Bedroom 1: 15 X 13 - Upper 1
Bedroom 5: 12 X 10 - Upper 1
Master Bed: 20 X 20 - Upper 1
Additional Bedroom: 13 X 9 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 15 X 18 - Upper 1
Other: 20 X 15 - Main
Library: 18 X 14 - Main
Mud Room: 12 X 6 - Main
Other: 17 X 7 - Main
Dining Room: 35 X 20 - Main
Solarium: 17 X 14 - Main
Great Room: 36 X 32 - Lower 1
Game Room: 36 X 19 - Lower 1
Laundry: 16 X 13 - Lower 1
Taxes: $30,526
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: Yes - Personal
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated

Features

Utilities
Hot Water Heating, Programmable Thermostat, Steam Heating, Zoned Heating, Propane - Owned, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Propane, Well Water, On Site Septic, Circuit Breakers, Lower Floor Laundry, Cable TV

Garage/Parking
Attached Garage, Detached Garage, Driveway, Other, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Oversized, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2; Detached Garage Spaces #: 6;

Interior
2nd Kitchen, Butlers Pantry, Elevator, Kitchen - Island, Master Bath(s), Water Treat System, Full Basement, Fully Finished Basement, Outside Entrance Basement, Fully Carpeted Flooring, Stone Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring, Wood Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, Marble Fireplace, 9'+ Ceilings, High Ceilings, Security System

Exterior
Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Stone Foundation, Pitched Roof, Slate Roof, Stone Exterior, Balcony, Patio(s), Porch(es), Roof Deck, Exterior Lighting, Hot Tub, Lawn Sprinkler, In Ground Pool

Lot
Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)

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Public Elementary (8 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hillendale Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K-5 Chadds Ford 3.18 mi
Greenwood El School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Kennett Square 3.75 mi
William Cooke Jr Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Hockessin 3.79 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K-12 Wilmington 4.32 mi
Chadds Ford Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K-5 Chadds Ford 4.38 mi
Mary D Lang Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District K-K Kennett Square 4.52 mi
Gateway Lab School Gateway Lab School 3-8 Wilmington 4.58 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-8 Wilmington 4.79 mi

Public Middle (5 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Dupont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6-8 Hockessin 3.21 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K-12 Wilmington 4.32 mi
Dupont (Alexis I.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6-8 Wilmington 4.37 mi
Gateway Lab School Gateway Lab School 3-8 Wilmington 4.58 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-8 Wilmington 4.79 mi

Public High (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Dupont (Alexis I.) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9-12 Wilmington 3.11 mi
Mckean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9-12 Wilmington 4.14 mi
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9-12 Kennett Square 4.21 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K-12 Wilmington 4.32 mi

Private (15 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Centreville Layton School Preschool-12 Wilmington 1.18 mi
Fairville Friends School Inc Preschool-K Chadds Ford 2.77 mi
Wilmington Christian School Preschool-12 Hockessin 3.02 mi
The Tatnall School Preschool-12 Wilmington 3.25 mi
Sanford School Preschool-12 Hockessin 3.42 mi
Hockessin Montessori School Preschool-8 Hockessin 3.43 mi
Westtown Children's Academy Chadd'sford Preschool-Preschool Chadds Ford 3.88 mi
Albert Einstein Academy K-5 Wilmington 4.29 mi
Brandywine Valley Christian Preschool Preschool-K Wilmington 4.5 mi
The Pilot School K-8 Wilmington 4.52 mi
Educational Enrichment Center Inc Preschool-Preschool Wilmington 4.68 mi
Tower Hill School Preschool-12 Wilmington 4.69 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Preschool-8 Wilmington 4.7 mi
Kennett Square Preschool Preschool-Preschool Kennett Square 4.91 mi
Montessori Learning Centre Preschool-K Wilmington 5 mi

Catholic (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
St Mary Magdalen School Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-8 Wilmington 4.86 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Wilmington(19807), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Daytime population in this area: 8,455
  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 19
  • Average salary of people in this community: $54,062
  • Closest Major Airport: Philadelphia International
  • Closest Major Sports Teams: Wilmington Blue Rocks (A)

Community Summary

  • Population Growth (since 2010): 1.61%
  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 384
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.35
  • Households w/ Children: 24%
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 0%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 2,328 (64.6%)
  • Rented: 845 (23.4%)
  • Vacant: 433 (12.0%)
  • Total: 3,606

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 7,524
Households: 3,173
Median Age: 50.23

Climate and Weather

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Education

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Educational Climate Index: 4 (1 = Low, 5 = High)

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.9%
  • Some High School: 2.9%
  • High School Graduate: 9.4%
  • Some College: 11.2%
  • Associate Degree: 4.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30.7%
  • Graduate Degree: 39.2%

Workforce

  • White Collar: 68%
  • Blue Collar: 32%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $120,478

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • Studio: $845
  • One Bedroom: $1,003
  • Two Bedroom: $1,211
  • Three Bedroom: $1,515
  • Four Bedroom: $1,686

Crime

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900 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE 19807

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