c. 1930 Colonial
Classic Stone Colonial
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|148.50 x 93.60|
- Dining room
- Dry Basement
- Entry Hall
- Finished Basement
- Living room
- Utility Room
- Walk out Basement
- Master bedroom upstairs
- 2 Car Garage
- Driveway - Paved
- Fresh paint
- Restored exterior
- Built-in Cabinets
- 2 Fireplaces
- Slate Roof
- Central air
- City sewer
- City water supply
- Gas heating
- Water Heater - Gas
- Plaster Walls
- Stained Glass Windows
- New Roof
Statley Stone Colonial In the Heart of Brandywine Hills, DE. Just South of Phl Int'l Airport
Triple crown features of classic charm, catch-all convenience and corner lot luxury reign in this Brandywine Hills’ home!
Note new and recent updates of shutters replaced/painted, fresh “1940s colors” paint (2019), new top of the line slate roof, Lenox AC, copper flashing at chimney, back gutters (2018), new water heater (2017), new PR tile floor/FP surround and pedestal sink (2015).
The beauty of Brandywine Hills with ribbons of sidewalks, tree-lined streets and meticulously-maintained homes makes it sought-after community in perfectly-positioned N. Wilm. niche, and this all-stone colonial offers all-around amenities. Perched on elevated lot, this 4BRs/2 full bath/2 PR/4-level home with recently painted Williamsburg blue shutters, restored copper-top bay window, stone-stacked landscaped beds brimming with robust plantings, shrubs and flowers and 2-car turned garage to maintain curb appeal has corner property advantage offering views to 2 serene streets.
Step back in time and appreciate architectural details of deep-set windows, wide baseboards, exposed radiators, handsome built-ins and classic ambiance that is enveloping and enduring. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout. Set-back front door leads into wide foyer, which is inviting with elegant chair rail, subtle ivory tone-on-tone striped wallpaper and all-hardwood staircase. The right mix of elegance and easy living!
DD lead into soft blue DR, reminiscent of French countryside, with walk-in bay window, crown molding, recessed lights, crystal teardrop chandelier and built-in corner hutch with scalloped edge. Elevated elegance! DD grant access to updated kitchen of cream-colored cabinets, SS appliances, granite countertops, and tumble marble backsplash with bronze deco diamonds.
Grab coffee at breakfast bar and relish delightful garden window where herbs are bound to thrive! Even chair rail and crown molding appear here! Adorable mud room of all-paned windows and cream beadboard ceiling offers ideal place to shed gardening shoes and store watering can.
In hall off foyer is updated PR with pedestal sink and new neutral of gray ceramic tile floor and matching striking vertical tiles on accent wall. Another set of DD leads to FR, go-to gathering place for after-dinner relaxation. Wood-burning FP is warm and welcoming and opposite are built-in bookcases, ideal to shelve best-loved classics and can’t-put-down reads!
Off foyer is LR of distinct formality with another wood-burning FP that commands attention, while multi-piece crown molding and chair rail offer final touch. Adjacent charming 6-window sun-infused, sunroom offers all-season beauty! Let the entertaining begin! Finished LL is laid-back luxury! Sage green tile floor, built-in bookcases, corner wet bar and PR make it perfect rec/game room! Plus, wired for sound and under-the-steps wine storage! Also, laundry room resides here.
Steps from main level lead to 2nd level landing with porthole window, while railing winds around to overlook stairs. 2 spacious secondary BRs feature dual entrances, deep inset windows, roomy closets and ceiling fans.
Retro B & W full bath has cream vanity with black top and B & W tiled tub/shower.
MBR is expansive with chair rail, ceiling fan and 2 arched hallways that lead to his-and-hers closets. Adjoining bath of ceramic tile, cream vanity with granite countertops, all-tile shower, and extra cabinet storage is divine!
Finished 3rd-floor boasts 4th bedroom and WI closet. This level is carpeted with angled ceiling, wide-plank wood paneling and ceiling fan, great flexible space.
Backyard is outdoor oasis! Terrace is sequestered and surrounded by lush greenery with spotlights and extra lights for dining al fresco!
Nearby to Matson Run Park/Rockwood Park and Mansion, mins. to I-95/Concord Pike corridor and 20 mins. to Phil. Airport.
If sellers were not moving out of country, they would not be selling home! Appreciate home’s ageless appeal!
New State of the Art Slate Roof. New Wood Shutters. Fresh Period Correct Paint. Many lovely improvements. Take your tour today and enjoy this enchanting community!
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