In pristine condition, this Essex Chateau by Toll Brothers features 4 bedroom 2.1 bath and a 3 car garage. Located in the convenient & very desirable community of Hockessin Chase, this quality built home sits graciously on a corner lot with lush professional landscaping that offers elegant curb appeal. The welcoming hardwood flooring entrance is filled with ample natural light by the 2 story foyer and expansive upper glass. The spacious entrance also features custom millwork, a two story turned staircase and is adjacent to both a private study, as well as a private formal living room. The spacious formal living room & den, both offer tall arched windows adding to the exterior"s stately appearance while adding the 9" rooms addition natural light. The living room features a coffered ceiling in addition to extensive custom millwork. The living room flows seamlessly past two columns into the spacious dining room. Solid hardwood flooring encompasses the entrance foyer and throughout the kitchen and nook. New quality carpet is featured in the den, living and dining rooms. Meticulously maintained over the past 14 years, this home features an expansive eat-in kitchen that includes 42" maple cabinetry, large custom granite island with built in gas cook-top, dual wall ovens and an adjacent breakfast nook. The kitchen also features recessed lighting, a pantry and desk area. The kitchen is center to both the formal dining room and the grand two story family room that boast a floor to ceiling stone fireplace (with natural gas insert), vaulted ceiling with two sky lights, a 2nd staircase and overlooks the spacious rear deck. In addition, just off the kitchen nook is a spacious laundry/mud room providing access to the three car garage. The expanded second floor may be accessed from either the front turned staircase or the rear stairs, which is off of the family room. The large master bedroom features a tray ceiling, crown molding and two large walk-in closets. The ensuite bathroom features ceramic tile, vaulted ceilings w/ skylight, accent lighting, dual vanity sinks, Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The hardwood hallway also provides access to three additional spacious bedrooms all with more than ample closets and additional storage, as well as a beautiful tile hallway bath, also with a double bowl vanity. There are street lights and sidewalks throughout the community & community tennis courts. Please see feature sheet for more upgrades and improvements.