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500 Main Street

TOWNSEND, DE 19734
  • $450,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 8 Days
  • ID#: DENC2026238
UPDATED: 116 min ago
$450,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.17
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,600
    SQFT
  • $125
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1887
County:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:
School District:

Description

Do you crave Architecture, History, and Character ? This 3,600 sf home feels like you+GGre living in a fairy tale. The original hardwood floors and Historical charm of this 1880's home combined with farmhouse d+-cor create the "Farmhouse" of your Dreams! Lovingly restored step by step, this home offers all the modern amenities with the old-world charm of the Victorian era style. Perfectly situated just beyond downtown Townsend, which is going through a renaissance. Surrounding homes are being refurbished and renovated by a local entrepreneur and restored to the original beauty! If you+GGre looking for something special+G- something cozy with enduring charm and history then this house is THE ONE FOR YOU! If you always dreamed of living in a home "Pintrest" home, but were overwhelmed by the necessary work, here is your turnkey dream come true!This corner lot offers privacy, a beautiful grassy yard, an oversized patio, a "She-Shed" (w/electric & insulation) is cute as a button. The 2-story 1300+ Sq ft Barn style garage is perfect for the hobbyist, woodworker, furniture refinisher, or Busy family with Lots of toys! Make sure to look up and check out the Gorgeous Copper Horse Weather vane atop the cupola. You have to see this home in person to feel the warmth and explore all the amazing features. The front door is original etched glass, casings and hardware with a stunning transom window that was made new by an artisan to keep its original charm. The staircase has a stairlift and this can stay or be removed by the owner +GG depending on your needs. It+GGs a great bonus if you live with someone who struggles climbing steps. The front room was used as a home decor & furniture retail shop for 10 years. Imagine running your own business right in the comfort of your own home or simply enjoy this large space with wood burning stove as your Great room. Just off the back of the home is a huge mudroom/laundry room with utility sink and appliances +GG Kenmore front load W & D are only 3 yrs old. As you walk back through the foyer and past the wood staircase to second floor, you enter the warm family room with plenty of natural light and hand-crafted pine shiplap with shelf. Be sure to look up as you tour the family room and dining room +GG the embossed stencils and crown moldings that create a faux tray ceiling are beautiful. Fresh paint throughout the home and the color palette is perfection. French doors lead you into the formal dining room with welcoming bay window complete with beautiful breezes swaying the curtains! Then move into the cozy kitchen! All major appliances are included in the sale. The island, sideboard and pantry cabinet, Amish Built and feature barn doors, The custom finishes were done by the home owner. These pieces are negotiable to convey with the sale if desired. And just off the kitchen, walk through the screen door to the oversized patio +GG perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or backyard picnics!Upstairs you'll fine the master bedroom with en-suite bath, ceiling fan, 2 closets (one very large walk-in closet) but the crown jewel is the bay window area! Imagine sitting here every morning preparing for the day ahead! In addition, there are 3 spacious bedrooms and one includes an attached sitting room with a closet and windows. This makes a great area for office or kids play room! Picture perfect and so welcoming. The long hallway leads to the additional bedrooms and the door to the incredible walk-up attic with pitched roof. Imagine the possibilities! You could use this for storage or finish it off to add more living space to this already grand home. Many upgrades have been added over the years +GG 35 yr architectural shingle roof, gutters, double hung vinyl tilt-in windows, wood stove, oil furnace (oil tank & updated duct work), new water heater in 2021 and all appliances are 6 years or younger. If you+GGre looking for something special+G- somethi

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500 Main Street TOWNSEND, DE 19734

  • Price: $450,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 8 Days
  • Updated: 116 min ago
  • ID#: DENC2026238
4
Beds
2
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.17
Acres
3,600
SQFT
$125
$/SQFT
1887
Built
Neighborhood:
Townsend
County:
New Castle
Area:
South Of The Canal (30907)
Elementary School:
Townsend
Middle School:
Meredith
High School:
Odessa
School District:
Appoquinimink
Property Description
Do you crave Architecture, History, and Character ? This 3,600 sf home feels like you+GGre living in a fairy tale. The original hardwood floors and Historical charm of this 1880's home combined with farmhouse d+-cor create the "Farmhouse" of your Dreams! Lovingly restored step by step, this home offers all the modern amenities with the old-world charm of the Victorian era style. Perfectly situated just beyond downtown Townsend, which is going through a renaissance. Surrounding homes are being refurbished and renovated by a local entrepreneur and restored to the original beauty! If you+GGre looking for something special+G- something cozy with enduring charm and history then this house is THE ONE FOR YOU! If you always dreamed of living in a home "Pintrest" home, but were overwhelmed by the necessary work, here is your turnkey dream come true!This corner lot offers privacy, a beautiful grassy yard, an oversized patio, a "She-Shed" (w/electric & insulation) is cute as a button. The 2-story 1300+ Sq ft Barn style garage is perfect for the hobbyist, woodworker, furniture refinisher, or Busy family with Lots of toys! Make sure to look up and check out the Gorgeous Copper Horse Weather vane atop the cupola. You have to see this home in person to feel the warmth and explore all the amazing features. The front door is original etched glass, casings and hardware with a stunning transom window that was made new by an artisan to keep its original charm. The staircase has a stairlift and this can stay or be removed by the owner +GG depending on your needs. It+GGs a great bonus if you live with someone who struggles climbing steps. The front room was used as a home decor & furniture retail shop for 10 years. Imagine running your own business right in the comfort of your own home or simply enjoy this large space with wood burning stove as your Great room. Just off the back of the home is a huge mudroom/laundry room with utility sink and appliances +GG Kenmore front load W & D are only 3 yrs old. As you walk back through the foyer and past the wood staircase to second floor, you enter the warm family room with plenty of natural light and hand-crafted pine shiplap with shelf. Be sure to look up as you tour the family room and dining room +GG the embossed stencils and crown moldings that create a faux tray ceiling are beautiful. Fresh paint throughout the home and the color palette is perfection. French doors lead you into the formal dining room with welcoming bay window complete with beautiful breezes swaying the curtains! Then move into the cozy kitchen! All major appliances are included in the sale. The island, sideboard and pantry cabinet, Amish Built and feature barn doors, The custom finishes were done by the home owner. These pieces are negotiable to convey with the sale if desired. And just off the kitchen, walk through the screen door to the oversized patio +GG perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or backyard picnics!Upstairs you'll fine the master bedroom with en-suite bath, ceiling fan, 2 closets (one very large walk-in closet) but the crown jewel is the bay window area! Imagine sitting here every morning preparing for the day ahead! In addition, there are 3 spacious bedrooms and one includes an attached sitting room with a closet and windows. This makes a great area for office or kids play room! Picture perfect and so welcoming. The long hallway leads to the additional bedrooms and the door to the incredible walk-up attic with pitched roof. Imagine the possibilities! You could use this for storage or finish it off to add more living space to this already grand home. Many upgrades have been added over the years +GG 35 yr architectural shingle roof, gutters, double hung vinyl tilt-in windows, wood stove, oil furnace (oil tank & updated duct work), new water heater in 2021 and all appliances are 6 years or younger. If you+GGre looking for something special+G- somethi
Exterior Features

Architectural Style FrenchCottageColonial Construction Materials Wood SidingCopper Plumbing Exterior Features Extensive HardscapeOutbuilding(S) Fencing Other Garage Spaces 2.00 Garage Type Oversized Garage YN Yes Location Type Corner Lot/Unit Lot Features CornerNot In DevelopmentRear Yard Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Features Paved Parking Parking Types Detached Garage Patio And Porch Features Patio(S) Pool No Pool Riparian Rights YN No Roof Architectural ShinglePitched View Garden/Lawn Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 3600 Basement YN No Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Wall Unit Exclusions Kitchen islandpantry And Sideboard Negotiable. Birdbath in Flower Bed. Fireplace YN No Fireplaces Total 0 Flooring HardwoodVinylCarpet Heating Forced Air Heating YN Yes Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 2 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomSitting RoomBedroom 2Bedroom 3KitchenFamily RoomBedroom 1LaundryBathroom 1Primary BathroomFull Bath Rooms Total 9 Upper Level1 Bedrooms 4 Walls Ceilings 9'+ Ceilings

Property Features

Acceptable Financing ConventionalCash Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2021 Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel None Cross Street Taylor St/Cherry St Federal Flood Zone YN No Foundation Details Stone Heating Fuel Oil Historic YN No Hot Water Electric Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 801673461468 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Pets Allowed YN No Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 948.00 Tax Assessment Amount 27490.00 Tax Lot 008 Utilities Cable Tv Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features Bay/Bow Year Built Effective 2020 Zoning Res

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©2022 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Ramus Realty Group. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2022-07-01T23:54:40.38.
 
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