It is unprecedented when a property like no other becomes available. Crowning a hill with commanding views of Chateau Country, this impeccable 5 bedroom, 5 full and 4 half bath home in Greenville has all the qualities of a magnificent English manor. Built entirely of stone, it complements the Brandywine Valley landscape. Although it looks as though it~s occupied for the same idyllic spot for generations, it is only nine years old. The entire 8.5-acre property is fenced and has a multi-zoned irrigation system. It provides stunning long vista views in every direction. Not only is it next to Winterthur Museum, which occupies 1,000 acres, it also borders conserved land. Like any modern home, this residence has an open flow for elegant entertaining while also providing space for rest, relaxation and fun. Throughout the home, the attention to detail is unparalleled through top-of-the-line finishes and appliances and is especially evident in the Joanne Hudson designed gourmet kitchen, which includes high-grade Italian granite countertops, travertine marble floors and espresso bar. Relax on the sprawling terrace overlooking the sparkling pool surrounded by a travertine patio and pool house with kitchen and full bath. In addition to the main home, there is a one-bedroom apartment above the freestanding three-car garage and a 3 bed, 2 bath gatehouse for family and friends. Throughout the property, there are state-of-the-art systems. The main house has seven-zone geothermal heating, whole-house humidification system and features elevator accessing all floors, variegated slate roof, 11 fireplaces, 3 wells and 2 septic systems. The lower level is accented with stone from the property and includes 2000+ bottle wine cellar and bowling alley. And while the estate is located in the heart of the bucolic Brandywine Valley, it~s minutes from downtown Wilmington and Philadelphia and major transportation hubs.
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. Guest House room sizes: great rm 16x17,bd1 13x11,bd2 15x14,kitchen 8x9
Stunning, custom built home in the desirable neighborhood of Centreville Reserve was constructed with entertaining in mind. Whether it is indoors or outdoors, there is ample room for intimate gatherings or the largest of parties. Everyday life is comfortable with spacious and airy rooms filled with natural light. Large gourmet kitchen with fireplace and two large walk-in pantries is a chef~s delight. Floor to ceiling windows in the copper-roofed sunroom afford stunning views of the 2.88 acre lot. First floor also offers formal living and dining rooms, wet bar, library, two powder rooms, mudroom and guest bedroom with private bath. Upstairs you will find a luxurious master suite. A sitting room with gas fireplace is the perfect place to relax. Sumptuous private bath, dressing room, and two walk-in closets complete the owner~s retreat. The upper floor is also host to three additional guest bedrooms, each with ensuite bath and walk-in closet, office, laundry room, and a princess suite with sitting room, two walk-in closets and a private bath. Finished lower level offers the full package with family room, fully appointed kitchen, Billiard~s room, exercise room, two bedrooms each with ensuite bath, indoor hot tub and sauna, second laundry room, and ample storage. Exceptional hardscaping accents the outdoor living spaces and enhance the senses with the sounds of the fountains. An upper and lower terrace wrap around the entire back of the home and create multiple entertaining areas. Additional features include 4-car attached garage and 2-car detached garages that are all temperature controlled, back up generator, six zoned HVAC, outdoor irrigation system for lawn and gardens, and circular driveway. Less than a mile from the historic village of Centreville, a short drive to additional shopping and dining in Greenville, and easy access to all major roads make this location ideal. A true chateau country feel with the convenience of city life nearby.
Owner is a licensed real estate agent. A remarkable custom Hillcrest designed home. This high quality home invites a new standard situated on 2 acres in the chateau country in the heart of Centreville. Home has beautiful sun filled rooms using the finest materials and craftsmanship. It offers easy access to village shops and quality schools. Gorgeous foyer & exquisite staircase gives an open feel while inviting you into the rest of this, made from a dream home. The home is equipped with geothermal heat which give the home an added level of luxury. The master bedroom wing has his and hers walk-in closets. Fully equipped with soaring ceilings, decorative cornices and a huge kitchen that was designed for an open feel. Complete with a home theatre & fully equipped basement ideal entertaining. Conveniently located minutes from I-95 & PA and a short drive to the PHL airport and Wilmington train station.
Exceptional Stone Colonial in Applecross, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the heart of Greenville! The location of this home was carefully chosen on a premium lot ideally situated on 1 acre, backing to woods. Featuring 5 bedrooms, 6.2 baths, 5 fireplaces and a 4 car garage, with lift system for 6 car parking, this home offers stunning custom features throughout coupled with exceptional outdoor areas including maintenance free decking, patios, 2 hot tubs and a custom pool that create a true luxury experience. The 1st floor houses a grand foyer with a sweeping staircase flanked by the formal living and dining rooms with custom moldings & wainscoting. A large butler~s pantry with wine storage is conveniently located off the dining room. An abundance of natural light flows thru the front to back foyer thru French doors that lead to the elevated rear deck. A formal powder room is also located off the front entry hall. The first of two offices on the main floor is beautifully appointed & overlooks the rear and side yards. A second office has been custom designed with stunning woodwork, built-in shelving & a gas fireplace. A copper tin ceiling and custom Phillip Jeffries cloth adorn the walls to make this room truly one-of-a-kind. The 2nd foyer on the 1st floor leads to the casual mudroom area with a hall closet and built-in cubbies. A larger mudroom houses custom floor-to-ceiling built~in~s providing individualized storage for all, complete with a rolling ladder for easy access to upper storage areas. Two pantries~ and a 2nd powder room complete the informal foyer wing. A large eat-in kitchen with separate breakfast/dining area is adjacent to the family room. The kitchen features a large center island with bar-stool seating and high-end appliances including a Wolf range, built-in Sub Zero Refrigerator, granite countertops, custom backsplash, an abundance of cabinet space and tray ceiling. The family room features elevated ceilings a gas fireplace and easy access to the deck and kitchen areas. The 2nd floor houses 5 bedrooms all with en-suite baths that include the master suite, a large laundry room & homework station. The master suite features a sitting room with bar area, gas fireplace, dressing room with two walk-in closets, a custom bathroom with whirlpool tub, separate shower, 2 vanities and radiant heated floor. A French door from the Master Suite leads to a private deck that overlooks the gardens & pool area. The walk-out lower level is truly exceptionally with a coffered ceiling, bar area, pool room/gaming area, media room, wine closet, work-out room and still plenty of room for storage! The outside of this luxury property is as equally as impressive as the interior with handpicked stone for an architectural wall that surrounds the pool and hot tub area. Distressed wood was carefully selected for the pergola over the pool patio and outdoor gas fireplace. Additional patio areas off of the kitchen area provide easy access to the built-in barbecue area with a 2nd hot tub! Exterior lighting thru-out and thoughtfully placed mature landscaping complete this impressive package! Truly luxury home & living!
Take in the full benefits of the countryside with this unique property built in 1919 located on Selborne Road within walking distance to the charming village of Centreville. The Henry Canby House stands proudly, with a classic beauty fitting for a property originally owned by Yale professor and author Henry Seidel Canby and his wife, poet Marion Ponsonby Canby. With intermittent trees casting a play of shadows across the rolling slope of the lawn, circular drive, and intricate stone exterior, the colonial is scenic in any season. This 4.7 acre lot includes the main house and surrounding lawn, as well as a portion of the pond spanning the original grounds. Step in from the foyer, through the enclosed main door, into an open center hall showcasing the colonials layout, which amplifies air flow and the natural light emitted through French doors, illuminating the turned staircase and entrances to family room with wood burning fireplace, spacious dining room and living room. Epicureans will love the additional meal prep and storage spaces offered by the Butlers pantry, with a dishwasher, additional sink and refrigerator, and exceptional tiger maple cabinetry. Ease of access in to the eat in kitchen on the west end, which features stone counters, large center island seating five, and custom designed alcove for the natural gas commercial grade range with a hidden exhaust fan. A magnificent sun room receives light from the nine sets of French doors and boasts terra-cotta flooring, leading to exterior, hedge bordered, stone lined courtyard. Second floor offers four bedrooms, laundry, and ante-room with additional storage and lounge space, as well as the Master suite, complete with two individual baths and dressing areas, two fireplaces, and den. Upstairs, the third level includes remaining three bedrooms with ample closet space and two complete bathrooms. The walk out basement receives natural light and air flow from the full sized windows in family room, also half bath, separate gym, wine cellar to house 500 bottles, and theatre accommodates an audience of six. Touches of character arise throughout the house, from the marble Greek key molding, deep window sills, and marble fireplaces to the brass hardware and authentic bronze chandelier from the original design. The Henry Canby house offers the historic charm of the past century, bringing it into the present a subtle, modern luxury and up to date systems.
Magnificent Estate home in a much sought after location. Nestled between Wilmington County Club, Brandywine Creek State Park, and Winterthur. Summit Lane consists of only 13 Estate homes, this one sits on just over 3 acres and was built with top notch materials and exemplary craftsmanship. As you enter the property via the long drive, you'll quickly realize how special this home is. No expense was spared in the construction, from the extra thick basement walls, radiant heated flooring throughout the lower level, 1st floor master and kitchen, and how all extra space was utilized. Every room has crown molding, as well as extensive wainscoting. All fixtures, door knobs, faucets, door hinges, etc. are all made of brass. Beautiful hardwood flooring throughout, tile and marble, with carpet in some 2nd floor bedrooms. Pella windows and custom doors throughout. Recessed lighting throughout as well as a whole house intercom/speaker system. As you enter, you'll notice the beautiful tile flooring in the two story foyer as well as the turned staircase. The front living room is well appointed with a gas fireplace surrounded by imported Italian marble. The dining room has double glass doors that lead to the 2 story family room, with floor to ceiling river stone fireplace (gas). The kitchen is very well appointed with custom cabinets, marble counter tops, 2 stainless sinks, viking range, breakfast bar, over sized refrigerator, large eat in area as well as an attached sun room with terra cotta tile, skylights and ceiling fans. Rear sliding doors lead to the rear deck overlooking the enormous and tranquil rear yard. The first floor master has dual walk in closets, a sitting area, hardwood flooring and plenty of space. The master bath features all marble flooring, a custom shower, double vanity, large jetted tub and water closet with bidet. The first floor also includes a half bath, many closets, laundry room, another full bath and access to the 3 car attached garage. Access to the second floor can be by the front or rear staircases. A 2nd floor master includes an en-suite bath with plenty of storage and closet space. 3 additional second floor bedrooms, jack and jill bath, as well as an in-law suite with its own full bath, laundry area and plenty of space. There are 2 basements, one for utilities, work shop, and wine cellar with a walk out. The main basement has been mostly finished but needs some finishing touches to add even more living space. This area has room for 2 more bedrooms, office, entertaining area, and french doors leading to the rear patio and yard. There is too much to list, this home is a must see.
New, elegant, well-designed and spacious family home completely remodeled and renovated in 2017. Walls and ceilings removed, second floor space added. In essence, new construction. Open concept, great flow and huge rooms. Fully landscaped and hard-scaped; three (3) plus acres with pool, cobblestone driveway, slate walks, striking stone gazebo and stone walls. Expansive two-story inviting foyer with artwork-like stairs and ceiling woodwork.Superior location in the heart of Greenville, private lot with public untilities!
Spectacular 1940's Westover Hills Manor home on quiet cul-de-sac has been pristinely updated without spoiling the impressive architectural significance. Six bedrooms, 5.2 bath brick home sits privately on nearly an acre, completely fenced, backing to golf course and church with separate three car garage with apartment. Grand formal entry foyer axis creates ease of circulation to library, living room, dining room, kitchen and parlor. For modern day convenience, new mud room family entrance with custom cubby system and radiant tile flooring offers easy access to recently completed custom, stunning kitchen. Premier Kitchen, from New Holland, PA includes Calcutta Manhattan honed marble countertops, full range of chef's appliances - Wolf Range and steam oven, Thermador warming drawers, 48" Sub Zero and dual Asko dishwashers. Hand crafted cabinets with fumed oak back splash and island top with butcher block finish. Ideal for entertaining, a wet bar finishes off this superior space with icemaker and wine refrigerator. Seamlessly continue entertaining into current dining room, which could also be used as a family room and adjacent rear patio via four sets of double doors. Adjoining parlor space transitions dining room to inviting family room and walnut library, both with fireplaces. Elegant curved bannister staircase leads to second floor which hosts impressive master suite and three additional bedrooms. Master suite includes separate sitting room, closet lined dressing room, fireplace lit bedroom with custom built-ins, and large bathroom with dual vanities, large soaking tub and larger dressing room (hers). Oversized ensuite bedroom, laundry room, two other bedrooms and full bath complete this floor. Third floor hosts additional bedroom and bath with cedar closet and large second family room/playroom. Add the 3-car detached garage with apartment above to create a courtyard. Professionally landscaped yard with extensive lighting & irrigation system. Extensive custom millwork throughout, from custom mantels, crown and panel molding and wainscoating. All major systems replaced; Davinci tile roof with copper (2017) HVAC (2010/2016); window restoration (2014); hot water heater (2017.)
Own a piece of Delaware history! A hidden gem in Greenville, original construction of Crooked Billet began c.1700 with a small, two level stone structure that served as a tavern and eventually an inn for wayward travelers. After several additions and renovations, the grand home currently stands as one of the finest duPont estates in the Brandywine Valley. Entering the original tavern room with herringbone patterned brick floor, over-sized fireplace and exposed wood beams, visitors are transported into the eighteenth century. Immediately, details like hand-forged iron strap hinges and detailed wood paneling offer a glimpse of the home's authentic craftsmanship. Twelve inch, 200 year-old heart-of-pine flooring throughout the main level, exquisite built in cabinets and bookshelves, and soaring ceilings and windows have been meticulously cared for over the decades and centuries, preserving this stunning estate. Besides the formal living and dining areas, a library, nine bedrooms, three stairways, a finished third floor, media room, and generous kitchen/wet bar/butlers pantry offers more than enough space for living, cooking, entertaining, and playing. A separate pool house can also function as an in-law suite or guest house. It offers a full kitchen and tavern-style bar, bedroom, full bath, great room with stone fireplace, and huge game room ready for entertaining, exercise, home office, and more. Outside, a screened in porch overlooks the flagstone patio and pool. There is a 2 bedroom apartment above the detached Carriage Style Garage. Mature gardens bloom throughout the season, offering gorgeous bursts of color every day during the spring, summer, and into fall. Crooked Billet is featured and described in beautiful, historic detail in Daniel DeKalb Miller's 2013 book, "Chateau Country: duPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Located in the center of Greenville with quick access to major roadways, minutes from downtown Wilmington, Christiana Care and AI duPont Hospitals, and the rolling hills of Delaware's chateau country, the convenience of this location can't be beat. Although most recent taxes for entire 28 acre property were $28,000, with subdivision we expect taxes to be in the $16,000-$18,000 range; will be posted 1/1/2018
Custom-built gabled farmhouse on 3+acre stunning setting combines timeless design, beautifully proportioned rooms, exceptional construction & spectacular architectural detail defining a dream house for the discerning dreamer. With living space on 3 levels (including finished lower level), this gorgeous home features endless appointments. The main-level master with lavish bathroom suite is an oasis getaway. Exquisite formal and informal rooms. Chef's kitchen with breakfast room in addition to sunroom. Walk out to patio with top of the line hardscaping with stone fireplace and pond overlooking expertly planned gardens - the perfect entertainment spot. Added tree line for privacy and irrigation system. Office space plus fabulous mudroom. Partially finished basement with kitchenette is the perfect space for a second family room, game room plus loads of storage space. Roof and all systems have been replaced. The end result is a home as comfortable as it is stylish, with pristine rooms that are generous in scale and immensely inviting.
Exceptional executive estate situated beautifully on two acres in the heart of chateau country of Greenville. Custom built, stone front colonial was designed to meet the needs of today~s style of living with comfortable every day rooms, impressive formal rooms, and well appointed for entertaining through all seasons. Stunning in-ground pool is ready to be enjoyed all summer long. The main floor is host to an open concept kitchen and family room with fireplace. The kitchen is sure to please all levels of cooks with six burner commercial grade range, SubZero refrigerator, large island, and Butler~s pantry. Billiard~s room on the main level has rich wood wainscoting and moldings and provides access to the very private second floor library with fireplace and unique barrel ceiling. First floor is completed by a Butler~s pantry, large walk-in pantry, laundry room, oversized mudroom, and two powder rooms. Luxurious master suite on the upper floor with sumptuous private bath, two walk-in closets, and sitting room with fireplace. Second floor is rounded out by three additional bedrooms and two full bathrooms. One of two home gyms is found on the uppermost level of the home. Walk-out finished lower level affords additional living and entertaining space with large game room, theatre room with projection screen and wet bar, fifth bedroom, full bath and powder room, home gym, and expansive climate controlled wine cellar. One wall of the theatre room has a handprinted mural depicting a beautiful pastoral scene. Additional features of the home include 3 car garage, multiple zoned HVAC, five total fireplaces, and more. Enjoy the beautiful views from the large rear deck, patio, or poolside. Solid construction paired with an excellent design plan has created a home sure to delight even the most discriminating of buyers.
Stone Brook~s first resale. This home sits on the premier lot for the community. You will find Dewson quality in construction with the exterior being stone and Hardie plank. Architectural series Pella windows, hardwood floors, custom kitchen and baths, three stop elevator, and beautiful millwork and wainscoting throughout the home. Open concept floor plan while maintaining the character of an older home with separate dining room which could be converted to a first floor office if needed. Great room has gas fireplace, built-ins, and two sets of French doors leading to screened in porch. Well appointed wet bar conveniently located between kitchen and dining. First floor master suite with two walk-in closets and generous sized full bathroom. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms suites each with private full bathrooms. Unfinished walk-in attic space for ease in storage. Additional features include main floor laundry, full house generator, two car garage, and private rear yard. Your opportunity to own new construction without the wait at less than it cost to build.
Perfection in the heart of Greenville located in the sought after community of Centennial. This brick (No stucco, septic or well) French Provincial style home boasts attention to detail both inside and out with no expense spared. Simple Elegance best describes this 5 bedroom, 4.2 bathroom home offering graciously sized rooms, an abundance of natural light and spectacular views from every window. The impressive entryway has a turned staircase revealing the formal living room with marble wood-burning fireplace and stunning 3-story wall of windows. The formal dining room is well-sized and the perfect spot for hosting large dinner parties. The brand new kitchen is outstanding and features premium stainless steel Viking appliances including a 6-burner large gas range - sure to please the chef, white cabinetry adorned with illuminated upper glass front cabinets paired with elegant sillstone countertops and a classic center island with seating and sliding glass doors that usher you to the covered rear patio. Just a few steps from the kitchen you~ll find the family room boasting a floor to ceiling wood burning stone fireplace and Palladian windows. On the opposite side of the house is the very peaceful first floor master suite with sitting area, den and a luxurious bath complete with sauna and a walk-in closet. A second staircase, spacious & updated main level laundry room, side entrance, plus two powder rooms completes the main floor. The second floor houses a Jack-and-Jill bedroom wing, a second master bedroom option complete with updated 4-piece bath as well as an additional bedroom with hall bath. The lower level with walkout stairway offers additional living space with tile flooring & built-in shelving, a fantastic workshop plus an immense amount of storage space. Relax in your own private resort-like rear yard ~ fabulous outdoor entertaining spaces with an in-ground pool with integrated spa and stone fountain. Nicely landscaped grounds with a circular drive and a three car garage will make you enjoy calling this sensational property home for many years to come. Recent improvements include: Completely renovated kitchen, custom paint throughout and refinished hardwood flooring, 3 new garage doors, and a freshly sealed driveway (2019), Pool & patio, Cedar Roof - 50 yr. Tapersawn cedar shakes with copper flashing & vent pipe collars with new skylight - Completed by Charles C. Connell (2014), Sunroom expansion with glass roof (2007). Gas lines available to convert fireplaces. Simply the best choice of location, just minutes from downtown Greenville.
Majestic John Milner Designed Fieldstone home is privately located on 4+ rolling acres combining old world charm with today's modern amenities. Enter the 5 BR, 3.5 bath home through a covered porch into a welcoming terracotta floored foyer with turned staircase. The bright sunken living room includes center fireplace, crown molding, period arched bookcases, terracotta lined plant nook and beautiful wide plank hardwood flooring perched over the rear flagstone patio. The well portioned dining room with wide crown molding, chair rail, bookend matching built-in corner cupboards leads to the centrally located Kitchen. The stylized Kitchen is complete with wood beamed ceiling, recessed lighting, cozy sitting area with fireplace, large center island, wet bar, large 6 Burner Gas Range with Double oven and Subzero Refrigerator. The Kitchen is flanked by the Serene, Bright and Sunny Family room with high beamed ceilings, arched brick fireplace, large wall of windows, skylights and excellent southern exposure on one side and a huge Laundry/Mudroom/Computer Station/Caterer~s kitchen with amazing center island and loads of custom raised paneled cabinets leading to the oversized 3-car garage. A private hallway leads to the cozy library with bay window & fireplace, the main level master bedroom beyond including numerous closets, a beautifully tiled bathroom with loads of closets and a large walk-in dressing room with double sinks. The second level has 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms plus a second master bedroom with corner fireplace. Sitting high on the hill is the kidney shaped pool with entertaining pool house overlooking the open views and the treetops. Private and secluded yet minutes from downtown Wilmington with easy access to I95 and Philadelphia.
Exciting, exquisite architecturally designed by Buck Simpers Architect and Associates contemporary built by original owners with every amenity for today's living. Pristine inside and out sitting high on lush 6 acres. There are beautiful views from almost every window. Filled with fine architectural details throughout including angled glass ceilings and exposed beams, walls of windows and skylights and over 2000 sq ft of outside decking. This home is an entertainer's dream with brand new custom kitchen that offers, double ovens, cooktop, wine cooler, marble countertops and glass backsplash. The formal dining room with built-in credenza for storage and serving opens to the step down Living Room with also has a wall of windows and sliders that lead to deck with amazing views. The family room with fireplace and walls of large windows that let you take in the stunning views. The first floor master wing includes an impressive bathroom with whirlpool tub and built in towel warmer, oversized shower with steam feature and a skylight. There are also 2 expansive walk in closets with custom built ins and a sunroom and doors to a private deck. A laundry room is also conveniently located on this floor, along with a guest room/office just off the full bath. The lower level comes complete with kitchenette with wine cooler, game room with library, 2 more generous sized bedrooms both with en-suites. This residence boasts additional amenities, including 5 zones of heat and central air, etc. An engaging home in a tranquil setting ... a must-see. Peaceful country lifestyle minutes away from shopping, recreation, schools and the Brandywine Valley.
This spectacular architect designed custom built residence is over 8000 square feet and nestles onto a 3-acre lot overlooking The Bidermann Golf Club. The strong lines and bold strokes have been softened with subtle detail both inside and out. The interior is infused with natural light via multiple skylights and tall windows. A large sunroom accesses the terrace, which spans the entire rear of the home. Several rooms open onto the broad terrace overlooking a long view across a meadow; the owner suite incorporates a private walled courtyard. Landscaping is as artful as the house is spectacularly unique. It capitalizes on natural beauty and delivers great privacy. Two wings flanking the common living areas maintain the separation between a lush owner suite and the secondary bedrooms. This includes a cozy office and additional baths defined by the ultimate in fittings and finishes. The cook's kitchen is similarly endowed with top-of-the-line appliances and custom cabinets. Designed to beautifully serve all the needs of family living as well as large-scale entertaining, this is a house for the ages; it will never go out of style. There is a separate subdivided 2-acre lot adjacent to this home which is also available.
Quality new construction on a premium 3 acre lot perfectly situated between Historic Centerville and Greenville, Delaware. Award winning builder, Marra Homes, has selected one of their custom models for the lot to be designed to your specifications. This beautiful model features a great open floor plan with a first floor master suite, a two story great room with fireplace and a gorgeous kitchen with large island and a breakfast room. An abundance of windows allow you to take in the scenic views. Floor plans are available upon request. If you prefer, we encourage you to bring your own plans and we can help you build your dream home. This is a rare and unique opportunity to build a custom home in this extraordinary location. Welcome Home.
Crooked Billet is a new 55 and over Luxury Home Development located in the heart of Greenville, Delaware; 30 minutes from Philadelphia and just 90 minutes from NYC and Baltimore/DC area. This 19 home community will be built (beginning April 2018) on a former 28 acre estate with thoughtfully planned 14 acres of landscaped open space and walking paths. Five sophisticated home choices, to be built by renowned builder, Dewson Construction Company, reflect the beautiful and timeless architecture of the area and offer a range of size and functionality options for individual lifestyles. The development will be a luxury living, turn key community, giving the homeowner maintenance peace of mind. The combination of the beautifully designed community, and proximity to major cities, yet within walking distance to shopping creates a one-of-a-kind opportunity to live in tax-free Delaware.
Classic manor house situated on 8 acres in Greenville. This property exhibits the elegance and stature of a former era with a floor plan and livability of today. The stately entrance hall features the beautiful turned staircase. The adjacent formal step down living room opens to the large sun room overlooking the pool and opens to the attached greenhouse. A well-proportioned formal dining offers crown moldings, fireplace and two lovely corner built-in cupboards. Private paneled library. Huge eat-in kitchen offers space for a main floor family room. Master suite with 2 full baths, dressing area & separate study plus 6 additional bedrooms and 5 additional full baths. Additional amenities include a large floored walk-up attic, walk-out lower level with game room and pool access, cobblestone courtyard with portico, detached 2 bedroom garage apartment. Additional 4 bedroom guest house or separate 2.16 acre parcel available for $750,000, not to be sold separately from Main House. Contact listing agent for additional information. Taxes to be determined.
What you notice first and remember most about this impeccably designed, custom-built residence is the view. Looking north from the rear of the house, the land below opens up like a travel poster for paradise. Rolling hills untouched by development form a 180-degree vista all the more breathtaking because of the vantage point~arguably one of the highest elevations in Delaware. The simple elegance of classic architecture, is both a prelude and a contrast to the interior. State-of-the-art amenities and contemporary design features deliver what few homes can: the ultimate in style and comfort. Custom details are the soul of this residence. They reflect an artistic sensibility that lends significant character and beauty to every level of the over 7,000 square-foot living space.The lower level opens to a stone patio under a loggia, which descends to the vast lower deck, where an in-ground pool and hot tub promise summer fun. Professionally landscaped grounds integrate outdoor living spaces on three levels. Many residences are billed as custom homes; this one- which incorporates a a wealth of technology and conveys a sense or richness derived from myriad details-exceeds all expectations.
Rare opportunity to settle into Sedgely Farms, this custom-designed, Dewson built, 7 year-old home is unspoiled throughout. The original owners have continuously improved the home with their own touches including beautiful in-ground pool and terraces surrounded by private yard with mature landscaping on .66 acres, one of the most private and largest lots of all the new construction in Sedgely Farms. First floor is well designed with open concept including family room, kitchen and breakfast nook. Elegant entry hall is flanked by formal dining room and conservatory. Custom millwork includes wainscoting & oversized crown molding. Gourmet kitchen open to family room with coffered ceiling, gas fireplace, and custom built-ins. Ideal for entertaining, french doors open onto expansive terrace. Generously sized mud room, accessed via over-sized 2-car garage, includes built-ins for modern day living, and seamlessly transitions to cabana powder room and kitchen. Elevator stop conveniently located in mud room. Second floor hosts master bedroom with his & her closets, dual vanities and soaker tub and tile surround shower. This floor also hosts 2 other ensuite bedrooms, and two additional bedrooms with shared bath. 5th bedroom could be used as playroom or 2nd family room. Bathrooms complete with stone counter tops, tile surround and glass shower doors. Laundry room conveniently off main corridor with custom cabinets, stone countertop and sink. Additional unfinished attic space accessed via staircase. Remarkably finished approximately 1,000 SF basement with bar and recreation room, powder room, exercise room, office and additional storage space. Additional features of the home include well designed modifications for complete ADA accessibility with ramping and expanded driveway; 80% house generator; Custom Sun Setter expanded automatic terrace awning; new exterior fencing; Control4 smart house capabilities. Close proximity to all area attractions, including the planned, high-end, Barley Mill plaza development complete with Wegman's!
When you are hoping to find a house that seamlessly blends the character and appeal of "old" with the desirability and functionality of "new" 105 Centrenest provides for the best of both. The original 1800's farmhouse is testament to the history of the area. Renovated in its entirety in 2000 and blended with new additions seamlessly. A welcoming front porch greets you at front entrance. Enter the dramatic front door that leads to character grade, hardwood flooring throughout the main floor which complement high end finishes throughout the home. The large open concept kitchen with oversized island is adjacent to a two story family with fireplace. Family room is filled with light via the two-story windows and also has an inviting wood burning fireplace. The main floor Master Bedroom is generous with two large walk-in closets, dramatic high ceilings and another fireplace. The Master Bath is appointed with a walk in shower and separate vanities. There are 5 additional bedrooms and 4 full baths to be found on the upper levels. The lower level will allow for endless possibilities and currently includes a game room, wet bar, full bath, exercise area and billiards and game area. The property contains several different areas to explore and enjoy. Stone barn ruins are a highlight of the rear yard! The lot allows for privacy in the center of a neighborhood setting. The generously sized three car garage, generator and multi zone HVAC are some of the systematic details the discerning buyer will expect and enjoy.
Quintessential Tudor, located on Brandon Lane, was restored from studs in by present owner. Brandon Lane is known as one of the quietest streets in Westover Hills. You will be impressed by the large elegant foyer with its hearthside fireplace and seating area that greets you. The foyer is flanked by a magnificent front to back formal living with French doors overlooking rear terrace and beautiful rear yard on one side and dining room with built-in cupboard to the left. Two small additions opened the kitchen and family room to one another adding a modern touch to a home of this vintage. Family room with accent stone wall from original house has French doors out to a covered loggia and tiered slate terrace. Chef~s kitchen with six burner Wolf commercial range, 736 series Sub-Zero, large island with seating. The original 1 ~ car garage was transformed into a giant mudroom between the new oversized two car garage and kitchen. Turned staircase at the front of the house or a back staircase leads you up to second floor with five bedrooms. Master suite is beautiful with oversized walk-in closet and a sumptuous bath of Calcutta and Carrera marble with heated floor and towel racks, custom vanity, and walk-in shower. During renovations a bump out and window seat were added in the master bedroom to enhance the architecture of home. Two of bedrooms on the second floor have the classic ensuite baths period to the house and the other two bedrooms share a joint sitting room and bath. Third floor room is perfect for office space or playroom. Finished lower level with room for entertaining and storage. Featured on the 2018 Garden Tour, the exterior was given just as much attention as the interior. From the gorgeous hardscaping and spacious yard to the stunning turnaround drive court surrounded by stone retaining walls. Additional improvements include new HVAC, windows, sump pump with gravity back up, and upgraded plumbing and electrical.
Encompassing six executive home sites built by the area's leading custom builder, Dewson Construction. This unique offering situated in the heart of Greenville is in walking distance to area boutiques, restaurants and amenities. Ranging from 3,100sf, utilize one of renowned architect Bernardon's available designs or customize to your specifications. High quality finishes and state of the art amenities including gourmet kitchens, luxurious baths and living spaces perfect for today's astute owners. All set within an unrivaled location enhanced by mature grounds. Photos are of finished home in community and representative of the quality and type of construction. Photos do not represent the exact specifications of home to be built on this lot.