MLS #DENC2023078
Listing #DENC2023078: image #1

$ 799,500

Beds 4
Baths 2+
  • Description

    My pictures do not highlight the dramatic, extremely well-designed kitchen with the highest quality features available. There will be additional information and professional photos, weather permitting, on Tuesday. The Estate of Corner Ketch, in the gentle rolling hills north of Newark, on the edge of the Hockessin Valley, is only minutes to Newark, the home of the University of Delaware and Wilmington with all its employers. This beautiful home is adjacent to The White Clay Creek State Park of DE/PA and Paper Mill/Polly Drummond County Park. Tolls Brothers quality-built Cornell model with formal office off of the foyer and the living room, dining room back-to-back with the kitchen and family room across the rear. The Estates of Corner Ketch community has a variety of 2 story homes and fronts that avoid the cookie cutter community look in a mature park like setting. This 4-bedroom 2.5 bath home offers formal and informal spaces; 1st floor office, turned staircase, 2 story foyer entrance, dual staircases, but the dramatic Designer Showcase kitchen is the center piece of this home. The walls that separated the dining, kitchen, breakfast and family rooms are removed, replaced by custom islands creating 2 dining options, with all cabinets topped in natural stone. Carrera marble backsplash with over-sized granite slabs, quartz and soap stones counter and table tops. 1st the formal dining space with its custom-made built-in banquette and enhanced lighting. 2nd the expansive 10’-foot island with the finest quality, custom designed/built island end cabinets provide all the ample storage needed in a gourmet kitchen. They also include electrical outlets in the top 2 drawers so that owners can charge their phones/tablets out of view. 3rd is the high top, 2-sided island breakfast bar with embedded storage leading into the vaulted ceiling family room complete w/ Velux skylights, custom floor to ceiling stone gas fireplace, plus rear staircase. Additional kitchen features are the dual refrigerators, 3 built in ovens: electric wall oven w/ convection and microwave and the gas oven in the 6-burner commercial grade range with its custom range hood. The sink overlooks the rear yard and the breakfast area has an 8' slider with hidden screen to take advantage of the view of the wooded landscaped backyard and paver patio. The main floor is enhanced with Brazilian hardwood floor nearly throughout. The cabinets are all custom self-closing with inlay/inset doors and drawers of the highest quality. They feature pull-out shelves, plate dividers and 2 cabinets with locks. The kitchen is topped off with 2 pantries. The 2nd floor has great neutral carpets, fresh paint and lots of closet organizers. The primary two-room suite has ample space, a sitting area and large custom walk-in closet. All 3 secondary bedrooms are very spacious and have large closets. The secondary hall bath has double bowl vanity, shower tile to the ceiling and upgraded flooring. Partially finished super useable basement, painted basement walls, carpeted floors. This space is sectioned off into 3 spaces: game area, TV area and exercise area. There is also a doored storage room. The basement area is plumbed for a full bathroom. Additional improvements could be made and it is not counted in the home’s square footage. The 1st floor mud room leads to the oversized turned 2 car garage. Other recent improvements 2020 driveway, 2014 gas furnace, 2015 central air, 2015 roof, 2014 whole house generator with automatic direct switching. Quality enhanced features; study with glass French doors, custom mill work, front and rear outdoor lighting packages., 2 level back brick paver patio and walk ways, slate front walk and entrance pads, large flag pole, semi-finished basement for recreation and exercise spaces, PLUS built with quality Andersen windows, brick front, 9-foot ceilings, Velux skylights. This home is sure to impress and we look forward to you touring the home.
    Listed By: 
    RE/MAX Edge
  • Property Details

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    Lot Size ( W x L ): 
    104.40 x 229.90
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  • Exterior Features
    Porch And Patio: 
    Permanent,Concrete Perimeter
    Construction Type: 
    Vinyl Siding
    Aluminum Siding
    Architectural Shingle

    Exterior Features:

    Public Sewer
  • Interior Features
    Heating System: 
    90% Forced Air
    Cooling System: 
    Central A/C
    Poured Concrete


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