101 WINDWARD RD, Wilmington, DE 19807  

Price
$ 1,795,000
  • 8 beds
  • 8 baths
  • 7,701 sqft
MLS#
6342042
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Property details

Grace, style, and refinement define this 8 bedroom, 8 bath Colonial Revival home on 9.5 stunning acres located in the hills of Greenville, adjacent to the protected lands of Mt Cuba Center. This is a rare opportunity to own a former duPont family estate, The property is the perfect representation of Chateau Country ambiance with views that will always remain - yet it's priced well below the appraised value and offers potential sub division possibilities or a Bed & Breakfast Opportunity. The private tree-lined lane that leads to the circular driveway sets the stage for sophistication. Savor the imposing facade of the 7,700 square-foot, two-story stone home. Once inside, admire the exquisite design, reminiscent of R. Brognard Okie, the Main Line architect, famous for restoring the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. Extensive Built-in cabinetry, wainscoting, original hardwood molding and trim, arched doorways, antique hardware, random-width hardwood floors, dormers. Curl up in the wood-paneled study; entertain in the gorgeous living room; dine in the formal dining room, boasting original hand-painted wallpaper; or relax on the enclosed porch while enjoying views of the manicured grounds, in-ground pool & lighted tennis court. Built in 1939 and updated over the decades this property retains its charm with its wood-burning fireplaces, arched doorways, and undulating staircase that gently curves to the second floor. The home A private wing containing a 380-square-foot owner's suite including his & her full baths. The wings first floor suite has a separate entrance, full bath w dressing room, well equipped for staff, an au pair or in-law suite. The chef's kitchen includes a Sub-Zero, a six-burner commercial gas stove with two ovens & broiler/grill with an adjoining butler's pantry. The softly rolling grounds with mature trees create a sylvan setting. There's a three-stall barn situated above the fenced pasture. Addt'l buildings include a heated three-car detached garage/wo

Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
6342042
Bedrooms
8
Bathrooms
8
House Size
7,701
Lot Size
9.55 acres
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
1940
County
New Castle
Full Bath
8
Half Bath
3
Subdivision
None Available
Floors
2-Story
Garage
4
County School District
Red Clay Consol
Zoning
SE
Taxes
11554.0
TaxYear
2013
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Town & Country
Price History
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Date Event Change Price
6/20/2014 Price change $-155,000 (-7.9%) $1,795,000
Nearby Schools
School Name Distance Students Grade Rating
Wilmington Christian School 1.32 mi 450 PK-12
The Tatnall School 1.57 mi 593 PK-12
Thomas Mckean High School 1.66 mi 897 8-12
Sanford School 1.81 mi 600 PK-12
Hockessin Montessori School 2.03 mi 69 PK-8
St Catherine Of Siena School 2.11 mi 227 PK-8
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Area Information
  • Education

    There are 60 schools within 5 miles of this home. The closest school to this property is Wilmington Christian School with 450 students attending and is currently rated a .
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  • Area Services

    Your nearest fire station is 2.92 miles away from this home. A police station is 2.67 miles away. The closest hospital is Wilmington Va Medical Center at 3.17 miles from the property.
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  • Public Information

    The number of all new building permits was 27 last year with 6 single family homes and 21 multi-family permits issued.

  • Environmental Data

    For the month, the average high is 65.04 °F with a 55.07 % chance of sun. Rainfall for the month averages 3.39 inches for this area.

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Listing Information Provided By: RE/MAX OF WILMINGTON
2323 Pennsylvania Ave 1st Floor Wilmington, DE 19806 | Phone: (302) 657-8000
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