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900 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE 19807

$5,500,000

  • For Sale
  • Active
  • Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 7 Full Baths
  • 5 Partial Baths
  • 21,000 Sq. Ft.
  • 4 Car Garage
  • Updated 8 days ago
900 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE 19807View this property at 900 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE 19807
900 Old Kennett RoadWilmingtonDE19807
Property Description
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

Full Property Details for 900 Old Kennett Rd

General

  • Price: $5,500,000
  • Taxes: $29,553 (2017)
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 1000322211
  • Updated: 9/11/2018
  • Added: 720 day(s) ago

Business

  • Includes: Land Only

Interior

  • Rooms/Areas: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Other, Attic, Bonus Room
  • Interior Features: Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, Water Treat System, Elevator, 2nd Kitchen, Wet/Dry Bar, Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Fireplace(s): Marble, Gas/Propane
  • Appliances: Built-In Range, Oven - Double, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Built-In Microwave
  • Flooring: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Stone

Rooms

Bathrooms

  • Total Bathrooms: 12
  • Full Bathrooms: 7
  • Half Bathrooms: 5
  • Main Floor Baths: 2
  • Main - 1/2 Baths: 2

Bedrooms

  • Total Bedrooms: 9
  • Master Bedroom: Master Bedroom - Fireplace - Other, 20 x 20, Upper 1
  • Master Bedroom 2: Master Bedroom - Master Bedroom - Dressing Area, Master Bedroom - Sitting Area, Walk-In Closet(s), Unspecified
  • Bedroom 1: Bedroom 1, 15 x 13, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 2: Bedroom 2, 15 x 18, Upper 1
  • Bedroom 3: Bedroom 3, 15 x 18, Upper 1

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: Living Room, 27 x 19, Main
  • Family Room: Family Room - Fireplace - Other, 27 x 23, Main
  • Kitchen: Kitchen - Kitchen - Gas Cooking, Island, Pantry, Double Sink, 26 x 18, Main
  • Dining Room: Dining Room - Fireplace - Other, 35 x 20, Main
  • Library: Library, 18 x 14, Main
  • Laundry: Lower Floor, 16 x 13, Lower 1
  • Other Room 1: Other, 18 x 14, Main
  • Other Room 2: Other, 36 x 32, Lower 1
  • Other Room 3: Other, 17 x 14, Main
  • Other Room 4: Other, 23 x 20, Main

Additional Information

  • Pool: Yes
  • Private Pool: Yes
  • Pool Description: In Ground

Exterior

  • Exterior Features: Hot Tub, Lawn Sprinkler, Exterior Lighting
  • Porch/Patio/Deck: Roof, Patio(s), Porch(es), Balcony

Parking

  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 4
  • Total Spaces: 7
  • Parking Type: Driveway, Attached Garage, Detached Garage, Other
  • Other Parking Total: 3
  • Garage Description: Inside Access, Garage Door Opener, Oversized

Location

  • Area: Hockssn/Greenvl/Centrvl (30902)
  • County: New Castle
  • Development Name: None Available
  • Subdivision: None Available
  • Cross Streets: Kennett Pike
  • Driving Directions: Rt 52 N, left on Old Kennett Rd

School Information

  • School District: Red Clay Consolidated

Heating & Cooling

  • Central air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating Type: Propane, Hot Water, Steam, Zoned, Programmable Thermostat
  • Heating Fuel: Bottled Gas/Propane, Other
  • Water Heater: Propane

Utilities

  • Sewer: On Site Septic
  • Water: Well
  • Utility Description: Cable TV

Structural Information

  • Architectural Info: French
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • Construction: Stone
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Entrance: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full, Outside Entrance, Fully Finished
  • Foundation: Stone, Concrete Perimeter
  • Roof: Pitched, Slate
  • Walls/Ceilings: 9'+ Ceilings, High
  • Entry Location: Center Hall
  • Stories/Levels: 0
  • Stories Description: Lower 1, Main, Upper 1
  • Square Feet: 21,000
  • Sq. Ft. Source: Estimated
  • Living Area: 21,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Finished Above Grnd: 21,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Year Built Source: Estimated
  • Property Condition: Average+

Unit Information

Unit 1

  • Bathrooms-Lower: 3

Additional Structures

  • Other Structures: 2nd Garage, 2nd House

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 22.15
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 964,854
  • Lot Dimensions: 265 x 1035
  • Lot Features: Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Zoning: SE
  • Lot Description: Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)

Financial Considerations

  • Price Per Sq. Ft.: $261.9
  • Tax w/Assessment: $924,000
  • Tax Amount: $29,553
  • Tax Year: 2017

Disclosures and Reports

  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Exclusions: All Personal Property
  • Inclusions: All Appliances, Surround Sound System
  • Lot Number: 2

Listed by Long & Foster - Greenville, Stephen J Mottola and Long & Foster - Greenville, Kristine Mottola

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Schools

Schools serving 900 Old Kennett Rd

Score
Name
Grades
Distance
8
2916 Duncan Road, Wilmington, DE 19808
K-8
5.1 mi
2
3130 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807
6-8
4.3 mi
5
50 Hillside Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807
9-12
3.1 mi
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Price & Sales History

Price & Sales History for 900 Old Kennett Rd Get Price Alerts

Date
Details
Price
Change
Source
9/29/2016
Listed
$5,500,000
MLS
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Tax History

Tax History for 900 Old Kennett Rd

Year
Property Taxes
Change
Tax Assessment
Change
2016
$28,225
7%
$924,000
2015
$26,446
8%
$924,000
2014
$24,474
1%
$924,000
2013
$24,154
4%
$924,000
2012
$23,165
-1%
$924,000
2011
$23,499
$924,000
2010
$23,499
$924,000
2009
$23,412
$924,000
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Listed by Long & Foster - Greenville, Stephen J Mottola and Long & Foster - Greenville, Kristine Mottola

900 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 (MLS# 1000322211) is a Single Family property with 9 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms and 5 partial bathrooms. 900 Old Kennett Road is currently listed for $5,500,000 and was received on September 29, 2016. Want to learn more about 900 Old Kennett Road? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Wilmington? You can browse all Wilmington real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.