$5,500,000 900 Old Kennett Rd Wilmington, DE

MLS: 6868086   Type: Single Family   County: New Castle   City: Wilmington   Area: Hockssn-greenvl-centrvl   Zip: 19807   Style: French     Stories: 3   Taxes: $29,553

Mortgage $25,822 /mo

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9

7

5

21,000

22.15

1940

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. Additional room sizes:Den 11x14,Billiards 36x19,Game arcade 14x13,Playroom 15x16,Cinema 22x28,Drawing Rm 20x15,Butlers Pantry 17x7, Office 15x14,Mudroom 12x6,Porch 27x13,Mstr sit 20x16,Bd5 11x16,Bd6 12x10,Bd7 13x9,Bd8 13x12,Bd 9 18x17 Guest House: great rm 16x17,bd1 13x11,bd2 15x14,kitchen 8x9

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Price History

9/30/2016 Listed $5,500,000

Accessibility None
Association Y/N N
Centralair Y
Condoassociation N
Farm N
Fireplace(s) Three+FPs
Garage Y/N Y
Hot Water PropaneHtWtr
Is Twin No
Listing Area Hockssn/Greenvl/Centrvl (30902)
New Construction N
Property Type Residential
School District Red Clay Consol
Senior Community Y/N N
Subdivision NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 29553.0
Type Detached
Zoning SE

Interior Features

Appliances KitIsland, KitPantry, KitDoubleSin, KitBuiltInRa, Oven-Double, KitCommRange, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Built In Microwave
Attics WalkUpAttic
Basement Y
Cookingfuel GasCooking
Cooling Central A/C
Dining Room Y
Dining Room Length 35
Dining Room Width 20
Dining in Kitchen? EatInKitchen
Electric CircBreakers
Family Room Y
Family Room Length 27
Family Room Width 23
Fireplace Features MarbleFirePl, LR/GRFireP, MainBedFireP, Gas/Propane, DinRoomFireP
Fireplace Y/N Y
Flooring Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, StoneFl
Heating Propane, Hot Water, Steam, Zoned, Programmable Thermostat
Interior Features SecuritySys, 9Ft+Ceiling, CableTVWired, WaterTreatSy, Elevator, 2ndKitchen, Wet/DryBar
Laundry Type LowFlrLndry
Laundryroom Y
Living Room Length 27
Living Room Width 19
Lowerfloor1halfbaths 3
Mainbedroom FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Mainentrance Center Hall, CathCeilEntr
Mainfloorhalfbaths 2
Otherrm1name LIBRARY
Otherrm2name PUB
Otherrm3name CONSERV.
Otherrm4name POOL H.
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, Professional Off
Roombedroomfourth1length 15
Roombedroomfourth1level Upper 1
Roombedroomfourth1width 18
Roombedroommaster1length 20
Roombedroommaster1level Upper 1
Roombedroommaster1width 20
Roombedroomsecond1length 15
Roombedroomsecond1level Upper 1
Roombedroomsecond1width 13
Roombedroomthird1length 15
Roombedroomthird1level Upper 1
Roombedroomthird1width 18
Roomdiningroom1level Main
Roomfamilyrm1level Main
Roomkitchen1length 26
Roomkitchen1level Main
Roomkitchen1width 18
Roomlivingroomlevel Main
Roomotherrm1length 18
Roomotherrm1level Main
Roomotherrm1width 14
Roomotherrm2length 36
Roomotherrm2level Lower 1
Roomotherrm2width 32
Roomotherrm3length 17
Roomotherrm3level Main
Roomotherrm3width 14
Upperfloor1baths 7

Exterior Features

Architectural Style French
Design 3+Story
Exterior Stone
Exterior Features Hot Tub, LawnSprinklr, ExteriorLght
Foundation StoneFound, ConcreteFoun
Garage Spaces 4+CarGarage
Garage Type Attached, Detached, InsideAccess, GarDoorOpner, Oversizedgar
Lot (Land) Features FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s)
Lot Dimensions 265X1035
Other Structures 2ndGarage, 2ndHouse
Parking Features 3+CarParking, Drvwy/Off Str
Patio/Porch Features RoofDeck, Patio, Porch, Balcony
Pool Type InGroundPool
Roof PitchedRoof, Slate
Sewer OnSiteSeptic
Swimmingpool Yes
Water Source Well
Waterfront N

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (19807)

Price 5.50M Avg 1.24M

Sqr Feet 21,000 Avg 4,478

Cost / Sqr Ft $262 Avg $279

Taxes $29,553 Avg $8,461

Acres 22.15 Avg 2.31

Visits 653 Avg 86

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