1545 Old Wilmington Road, Hockessin, DE 19707

$399,000
4
BD
2
BA
2,650
SqFt
List Price
$399,000
Days On Market
30
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
DENC116072
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Full Baths
2
Living Area
2,650
Lot Size (Acres)
1.27
Style
Other
Year Built
1920
County
New Castle
School District
Red Clay Consolidated

Property Description

Stately Chicago Prairie style Foursquare up on a hill overlooking Hockessin along with a 4-bay detached garage - all on large acre+ lot. The "Foursquare" was the most popular style that emerged from the suburban development of the early 1900's through the 1930's. Its hipped roof, broad eaves, as well as the porch balustrades echo elements seen in the designs of Frank Lloyd Wright and other prominent Chicago School architects. Most of the original features are still here such as the arts and crafts detailing, especially in the massive entrance hall with the turned stairs tucked off to the side and includes built-in shelving. Large bay windows are in the living room along with a brick wood-burning fireplace. The kitchen has been remodeled with cherry cabinets and Corian countertops. 2 full baths have been remodeled. A large sunroom addition with cathedral ceiling and gas fireplace was added off of the kitchen. Most windows have been replaced with Anderson wood/aluminum clad double hung windows. Upstairs is four bedrooms plus an office. The master bedroom also has a bay window. Walkup 3rd floor could be additional bedrooms. The location is superb and the specimen trees are spectacular, especially the weeping cherry. This house just needs a history buff to bring it back to its full grandeur. All systems are in working order. House can be lived in while you give it a facelift.

Additional Information

Area
Hockssn/Greenvl/Centrvl (30902)
Subdivision
None Available
Interior Features
Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Stain/Lead Glass, Breakfast Area
School District
Red Clay Consolidated
Fireplaces
2
Fireplace Description
BrickFirePl, Gas/Propane
Flooring
Wood, Tile/Brick
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
4
Heating
Oil, Hot Water, Radiator, Baseboard
Heating Fuel
Oil
Cooling
Central A/C, Wall Unit
Roof
Shingle
Utilities
Cable TV
Water
Well
Sewer
Public Sewer

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Listing courtesy of Thyme Real Estate Co LLC.

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