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3510 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
Bedrooms
8
Full Baths
8
Partial Baths
3
Acres
4.20
Interior Sq Ft
8,875
Age
316
Heating
Natural Gas
Cooling
Central A/C
Water
Public
Sewer
Public
Garages
0
Basement
Partial
Taxes (2018)
16907.0
Pool
In-Ground
Additional Details Below

Description

Own a piece of Delaware history! A hidden gem in Greenville, original construction of Crooked Billet began c.1700 with a small, two level stone structure that served as a tavern and eventually an inn for wayward travelers. After several additions and renovations, the grand home currently stands as one of the finest duPont estates in the Brandywine Valley. Entering the original tavern room with herringbone patterned brick floor, over-sized fireplace and exposed wood beams, visitors are transported into the eighteenth century. Immediately, details like hand-forged iron strap hinges and detailed wood paneling offer a glimpse of the home's authentic craftsmanship. Twelve inch, 200 year-old heart-of-pine flooring throughout the main level, exquisite built in cabinets and bookshelves, and soaring ceilings and windows have been meticulously cared for over the decades and centuries, preserving this stunning estate. Besides the formal living and dining areas, a library, nine bedrooms, three stairways, a finished third floor, media room, and generous kitchen/wet bar/butlers pantry offers more than enough space for living, cooking, entertaining, and playing. A separate pool house can also function as an in-law suite or guest house. It offers a full kitchen and tavern-style bar, bedroom, full bath, great room with stone fireplace, and huge game room ready for entertaining, exercise, home office, and more. Outside, a screened in porch overlooks the flagstone patio and pool. There is a 2 bedroom apartment above the detached Carriage Style Garage. Mature gardens bloom throughout the season, offering gorgeous bursts of color every day during the spring, summer, and into fall. Crooked Billet is featured and described in beautiful, historic detail in Daniel DeKalb Miller's 2013 book, "Chateau Country: duPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Located in the center of Greenville with quick access to major roadways, minutes from downtown Wilmington, Christiana Care and AI duPont Hospitals, and the rolling hills of Delaware's chateau country, the convenience of this location can't be beat. Although most recent taxes for entire 28 acre property were $28,000, with subdivision we expect taxes to be in the $16,000-$18,000 range; will be posted 1/1/2018

Room sizes

Living Room
20 x 12  Main Level
Dining Room
36 x 21  Main Level
Kitchen
15 x 10  Main Level
Family Room
12 x 15  Main Level
Laundry
12 x 12  Main Level
Bedroom 7
12 x 12  Upper Level
Master Bedroom
20 x 16  Upper Level
Bedroom 2
12 x 14  Upper Level
Bedroom 3
12 x 12  Upper Level
Bedroom 4
12 x 12  Upper Level
Bedroom 5
12 x 12  Upper Level
Bedroom 6
12 x 12  Upper Level

Location

Details

Style
Colonial
Location
Front Yard, Level, Irregular, Rear Yard, Open, Side Yard(s)
Community Features
Hot Tub
Property Features
In-Ground Pool, Patio, Underground Electric
Roof
Shingle, Wood Shingle
Foundation
Stone, Concrete
Interior Features
Tile/Brick Floors, Vinyl Floors, Fully Carpeted, Nine-Foot Ceilings, Cable TV Wired, Exposed Beams, Kitchen Island, Second Kitchen, Bar, Alarm System, Master Bath
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Dining Area, Pantry, Family Room, Master Bedroom, Second Bedroom, Third Bedroom, Laundry Room, In-Law/AuPair Suite
Fireplaces
Brick
Appliances
Cook-Top, Disposal, Dishwasher, Double Oven, Wall Oven, Self-Cleaning Oven, Refrigerator
Basement
Partial Basement, Unfinished
Attic
Storage
Laundry
Basement
Air Conditioning
Central Air
Heating
Wood, Hot Water, Radiator
Hot Water
Natural Gas, Electric
Electrical Service
200-300Amps, Circuit Breakers
Assessment : 513800
Zoning Designation S
Lattitude : 39.770240
Longitude : -75.592400
EveryHome Number : 1005936017-80802
Listing Courtesy: Brandywine Fine Properties Sotheby's International

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