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1740 Georgian Colonial

Old New Castle
New Castle, Delaware 19720

Elegant 18th Century Townhouse

Restored original facade
Restored original facade
Original hardwood floors throughout; ten fireplaces,4.5 baths. Home of George Read the Signer, and two governors of Delaware. 5000 sq ft.
Built by the Dutch settler John Van Gezel as a residence, the house also served as a Governors Mansion, a hotel and the first Farmers Bank of the State of Delaware. New Castle is 90 minutes from New York and DC.
Entry Hall
Entry Hall
Approximately 36 feet long, 10 feet wide. Original floors, elegant staircase.
Formal Living Room off Entry Hall
Formal Living Room off Entry Hall
Handsome woodwork, original fireplace. Crown moldings and chair rails throughout.
Dininng Room
Dininng Room
When the house was a hotel, this dining room was the tavern with a private entrance for townspeople access.
Smallbone Kitchen
Smallbone Kitchen
Viking commercial range; subzero fridge, miele dishwasher, built-in cutting block, marble countertops.


  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Walk out Basement
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Dormers
  • Restored exterior
  • Storm Windows
  • Workshop
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Natural gas fireplace
  • Original wood windows
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • 12-foot Ceilings
  • Ripple Glass
  • Stained Glass Window(s)
  • Transoms

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Archived in February, 2013

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