4405 Tennyson Road Wilmington, DE
$ 499,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#DENC506230
  • TypePending
  • CountyNEW CASTLE
  • CityWilmington
  • AreaWilmington
  • NeighborhoodBRANDYWINE HILLS
  • Zip19802
  • StyleColonial,Traditional
  • Year Built1938
  • Taxes4628
  • Price$ 499,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2698
  • Lot Size11,326 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Keller Williams Realty - Wilmington
Property Description

Timeless appeal on Tennyson Rd.! This home is tucked in the enclave of Brandywine Hills, a picturesque community of winding sidewalks, tall lamp posts and mature-aged trees, and is bordered by Matson Run Park, steps away from Delaware Greenway Trails which connects to Can-do Playground, and 2 blocks from Rockwood Park and Museum. Plus, easy access to I-95/Rt. 202, 10 mins. to City of Wilm./Amtrak Train Station and 25 mins. to Phil. Airport. This 5BRs/3.5 bath spectacular stone home is elevated from street and showcases new stone steps and stone walkway. A black wrought iron lamp post leads to the graceful, recently renovated 4 column portico. Cone-shaped evergreen anchors corner of home, while beds of trimmed shrubbery hug front. Home's updates include new shutters/metal window frames/AC unit (1 of 2)/boiler/DW/built-in bookcases in primary BR, reconstructed sunroom ceiling to ensure proper water drainage and repainted LL. Interior exemplifies earlier-era character and classic appointments meld with charming elements to create rooms that speak of subtle elegance. Front foyer in palest hue of blue, boasts crown molding, lightly polished golden hardwood floors and hardwood staircase. Hardwoods and soft color palette are throughout. To left is made-for-entertaining LR with crown molding and 3 deep inset windows that offer views to home's front, side and back lush yards. Collection of chairs sit before FP with white wood surround and expansive wall opposite is ideal backdrop for prints! Off LR, tucked to side of home, is sun-drenched 9-window sunroom that can be flex space! Design it as retreat to read or create delightful home office. Its soft tulip yellow color mimics the sun and brightens room even more! To right of foyer floor plan was opened up for no-regret entertaining space! Main space was renovated and recreated to be receptive, airy and connected, while preserving old-world charm. Enchanting DR, suffused in mint green paint, features matching front window to LR?s, chair rail and crown molding. Full wall walk-in bay window on side adds beauty and extra square footage! Beyond and open to DR is upgraded kitchen, where rooms are linked by extended countertop with stash-under stools for perching in kitchen or extra seats in DR. Fresh take on traditional look! Cherry cabinets, granite countertops, angled ceramic tile backsplash, and SS appliances offer rustic and rich blend. Details make a difference with crown molding, recessed lights, granite windowsill and glass pane cabinet door. Door leads to quaint side patio with stone wall for potted plants. Off foyer, little-traffic hall leads back to PR of leaf green ceramic tile floor, pedestal sink and small-scale window plus access to 2-car garage. Knotty pine paneled, walk-up LL is warm and welcoming, great game/rec room. It also has separate room with work bench, utility sink, and egress. Hardwood floors continue on 2nd level with 2 secondary BRs with angled ceilings, deep inset windows and sizable closets. Beyond is arched entrance that leads past deep-ledge window where vase of flowers fit fabulously, 3rd secondary BR and hall full bath with white tile floor, white cabinet vanity, and half wall of white beadboard. Sweeping primary suite is nestled on its own side of home and touts retreat area, custom built-in bookcases, cobalt blue accent wall, and appealing dressing room alcove with window and roomy closet. Full, updated, luxurious bath! Tan ceramic tile floor with ceramic tile wall accented with scrolled border is paired with cherry cabinets and taupe granite countertops. Indulge! Turned staircase grants access to 3rd level guest en suite! Privacy reigns in this spacious hardwood-floored BR with 2 half-moon windows, alcove for window seat or dresser, sizable closet and full bath. Driveway wraps to rear-entry garage with multiple parking spots, while backyard is mix of tall trees with beds of thriving plantings and ground covering. It's the total package on Tennyson!

Price History
9/28/2020 Listed $499,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, FHA
Accessibility None
Appliances Built-In Range, Disposal, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Water Conditioner - Owned
Architectural Style Colonial, Traditional
Association Y/N Yes
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone
Cool Fuel Natural Gas
Cooling Central A/C, Zoned
Exclusions Dining Room Chandelier / See list in MLS
Exterior Features Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls, Street Lights
Flooring Hardwood
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
HOA Fee 35.00
HOA Fee Frequency Annually
Heating Radiator
High School District BRANDYWINE
Interior Features Attic, Cedar Closet(s), Chair Railings, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Crown Moldings, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Walk-in Closet(s), Upgraded Countertops
Legal Subdivision BRANDYWINE HILLS
Levels 3
MLS Area Wilmington (30906)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Terrace
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 205.77
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Very Good
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Architectural Shingle
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Tax Year 2019
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning 26R-1

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2425
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Walkout Level, Windows, Workshop, Shelving, Outside Entrance, Interior Access, Full, Drain
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Below Grade Finished Area 273
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Marble, Mantel(s), Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement, Upper Floor
Living Area 2698
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 1

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 2
Garage Features Garage - Rear Entry, Inside Access, Oversized
Inclusions See List in MLS
Lot Dimensions 90.00 x 127.30
Lot Size Acres 0.26
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 11326.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Roadresponsibility City/County
Total Parking Spaces 10
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19802

AVG $160K
AVG $1,864
AVG 34
Year Built
AVG 1941
AVG 67
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

Looking for a more comfortable experience?

Download our mobile app for a personalized browsing experience.