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

MLS: 1000322211   Type: Single Family   County: New Castle   City: Wilmington   Area: Hockssn-greenvl-centrvl   Neighborhood: None Available   Zip: 19807   Style: French     Stories: 3   Taxes: $29,553

Mortgage $25,822 /mo

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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
Condo/Coop Association Y/N N
County/Parish NEW CASTLE
Exclusions All Personal Property
Garage Y/N Y
HOA Y/N N
Levels 3+
MLS Area Hockssn/Greenvl/Centrvl (30902)
New Construction N
Open Parking Spaces 3.00
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 261.9
Property Attached Y/N N
Property Condition Average+
Property Type Residential
School District RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED
Security Features Security System
Senior Community Y/N N
Structure Type Detached
Tax Year 2017
Vacation Rental Y/N N
Zoning SE

Interior Features

Abovegradefinishedareasource Estimated
Abovegradefinishedareaunits Square Feet
Air Conditioning Y/N Y
Appliances Built-In Range, Oven - Double, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Built-In Microwave
Basement Full, Outside Entrance, Fully Finished
Basement Y/N Y
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 3.0
Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.0
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 7.0
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 7
Bathrooms Half Lower Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 2
Central Air Y/N Y
Cooling Central A/C
Electric Circuit Breakers
Finished Area Above Grade 21000
Fireplace Features Marble, Gas/Propane
Fireplace Y/N N
Flooring Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Stone
Full Baths 7
Half Baths 5
Heating Propane, Hot Water, Steam, Zoned, Programmable Thermostat
Heating Fuel Bottled Gas/Propane, Other
Heating Y/N Y
Hot Water Propane
Interior Features Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, Water Treat System, Elevator, 2nd Kitchen, Wet/Dry Bar, Kitchen - Eat-In
Laundry Type Lower Floor
Living Area 21000
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Other, Attic, Bonus Room
Total Baths 12
Total Bedrooms 9
Utilities Cable TV

Exterior Features

Architectural Style French
Attached Garage Y
Construction Materials Stone
Exterior Features Hot Tub, Lawn Sprinkler, Exterior Lighting
Foundation Details Stone, Concrete Perimeter
Garage Features Inside Access, Garage Door Opener, Oversized
Garage Spaces 4.00
Inclusions All Appliances, Surround Sound System
Lot Dimensions 265X1035
Lot Features Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
Lot Size Acres 22.15
Lot Size Square Feet 964854.00
Navigable Water Y/N N
Other Structures Above Grade, 2nd Garage, 2nd House
Patio/Porch Features Roof, Patio(s), Porch(es), Balcony
Pool (Y/N) Yes - Personal
Pool Features In Ground
Pool Y/N Y
Roof Pitched, Slate
Sewer On Site Septic
Total Garage and Parking Spaces 7
Type of Parking Driveway, Attached Garage, Detached Garage, Other
Water Access Y/N N
Water Oriented Y/N N
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N N
Waterfront Y/N N

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (19807)

Price 5.50M Avg 1.26M

Sqr Feet 21,000 Avg 4,410

Cost / Sqr Ft $262 Avg $287

Taxes $29,553 Avg $8,186

Acres 22.15 Avg 2.22

Visits 1,634 Avg 81

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Meyer & Meyer Realty
2706 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE
302-468-1253
302-994-5475