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3510 KENNETT PIKE
WILMINGTON, DE 19807

$2,850,000 
  • 9 Beds
  • 7/3 Baths
  • 8,875 sqft
  • Single Family | Detached
  • Active
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Property Description for 3510 KENNETT PIKE, WILMINGTON DE 19807

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

  • Property Class: Residential
  • Listing Status: Active
  • City: WILMINGTON
  • State: DE
  • Zip: 19807
  • Area: Hockssn/Greenvl/Centrvl
  • Class: Single Family
  • Property Subtype: Detached
  • Approx Lot Size: 4.200
  • Stories: 2
  • Fireplaces: Yes
  • Beds: 9
  • Baths Total: 10
  • Baths (F/H): 7/3
  • Living Area (SqFt): 8,875 sqft
  • Lot Sq Ft Apx: 182952.00
  • Year Built: 1703
  • Listing#: 6979414
  • School District: Red Clay Consol
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • List Date: 5/8/2017
  • Last updated on: 1/21/2018

Property Features for 3510 KENNETT PIKE, WILMINGTON DE 19807

  • Appliances: Kitisland, Kitpantry, Kitcooktop, Oven-Wall, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
  • Design: 2-Story
  • Property Age: 315
  • Electric Service: 200-300Ampel, Circbreakers
  • Fireplace Features: Brick, Lr/Grfirep, Famroom, MBR, Dinroomfirep
  • Foundation: Stonefound, Concretefoun
  • Heating: Gas, Wood Burn Stove, Hot Water, Radiator
  • Interior Features: SecuritySys, 9Ft+Ceiling, CableTVWired, 2ndKitchen, ExposedBeams, Wet/DryBar
  • Main Entrance: Foyer
  • Pool Type: Ingroundpool
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public
  • Basement Type: Partial, Unfinished
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Exterior: Stone
  • Fireplace: Three+Fps
  • Garage Spaces: 4+Cargarage
  • Handicap: None
  • Laundry Type: Bsmtlaundry
  • Main Bedroom: Fullbath-Mbr
  • Porch Deck: Patio
  • Room List: Den/Stdy/Lib, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, In-Law/Aupair/Ste, Professional Off, Game/Mediarm
  • Cooking Fuel: Eleccooking
  • Dining Kitchen: Breakfast Room
  • Exterior Features: Hot Tub, Fencing, Undrgrndelec
  • Floor: Wood, Fully Carpeted, Vinyl, Tile/Brick
  • Garage Type: Detached
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas, Electric
  • Lot Description: Irregular Lot, LevelLot, OpenLot, FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s)
  • Parking: 3+Carparking, Drvwy/Off STR, Private
  • Roof: Shingleroof
  • Styles: Colonial
  • Adult 55+ / 62+: False

Additional Information for 3510 KENNETT PIKE, WILMINGTON DE 19807

  • County: New Castle-De
  • School District: Red Clay Consol
  • Condo Association: False
  • HOA: False
  • Basement: True
  • Central Air: True
  • Farm: False
  • Fireplace: Three+Fps
  • Interior Square Feet Source: A
  • Lot Dimensions: 0X0
  • New Construction: False
  • Building Name: 1
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Rooms: 19
  • Swimming Pool: Yes
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Total Assessment: 894000.00
  • Total Taxes: $28,594
  • Water Front: False
  • Bedroom Master1 Length: 20
  • Bedroom Master1 Width: 16
  • Bedroom Master1 Level: Upper 1
  • Dining Room: True
  • Dining Room Length: 36
  • Dining Room Width: 21
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm1 Name: Bedroom
  • Other Rm1 Length: 12
  • Other Rm1 Level: Upper 1
  • Other Rm1 Width: 12
  • Bedroom Second1 Length: 12
  • Bedroom Second1 Width: 14
  • Bedroom Second1 Level: Upper 1
  • Family Room: True
  • Family Room Length: 12
  • Family Room Width: 15
  • Family Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm2 Name: Bedroom
  • Other Rm2 Length: 12
  • Other Rm2 Width: 12
  • Other Rm2 Level: Upper 1
  • Upper Floor1 Baths: 7
  • Bedroom Third1 Length: 12
  • Bedroom Third1 Width: 12
  • Bedroom Third1 Level: Upper 1
  • Kitchen1 Length: 15
  • Kitchen1 Width: 10
  • Kitchen1 Level: Main
  • Other Rm3 Name: Bedroom
  • Other Rm3 Length: 12
  • Other Rm3 Width: 12
  • Other Rm3 Level: Third
  • Main Floor Half Baths: 3
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Length: 12
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Width: 10
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Level: Upper 1
  • Living Room Length: 20
  • Living Room Width: 12
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm4 Name: Bedroom
  • Other Rm4 Length: 12
  • Other Rm4 Width: 12
  • Other Rm4 Level: Third
  • Listing Area: Hockssn/Greenvl/Centrvl
  • Laundry Room: True
  • Subdivision: None Available
  • Listing ID: 6979414
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