What Are The Oldest Homes for Sale in North Delaware
A few weeks ago, I spoke with someone who really likes older homes. I thought there might be some other people who would find it interesting. So if you like older homes, we have a pretty good range of homes here. They are in different areas, different price ranges and different styles but they all range in age from a youngster at 220 years old to the eldest at 313 years old.
Here are some of the Oldest Homes for Sale in North Delaware
401 HIGH ST ODESSA, DELAWARE 19730
Quaint historic home in the town of Odessa. Located just across the street from the Town Park and half a block for the tennis courts. Dates back to 1700’s been in same family since 1800’s, if you want to own a little piece of history this home should do the trick. Corner lot, large living room, small kitchen, first floor bath, basement. Come and take a look, it’s a cozy home in a wonderful little town. This home is 313 years old.
127 E 3RD ST NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE 19720
Charming, detached home in the Old New Castle historic district believed to date into the 1600’s. This home features a spacious living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen and commode along with a laundry room on the first floor. Upstairs are two bedrooms, a dressing room and the full bath. Outside is a deep yard with a brick patio. Just a short walk to shops, restaurants, library, post office, The Green and Battery Park. This is a very affordable home in the heart of Old New Castle. This home is 300 years old.
126 HARMONY ST NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE 19720
The Hugh Mercer House 1803. Located in heart of Historic New Castle this 2.5 story home maintains most of the original details. Tall 9 over 9 pane double hung windows on the first floor let copious amounts of sunlight into the home. Exterior walls of flemish brick bond face both streets, Harmony and Second. A sturdy center stack chimney allow for a fireplace in 5 of the 6 rooms on the first, second, and garret levels. Unadorned but elegantly crafted mantels and woodwork throughout it’s 2 main floors. Random heart pine floors throughout. Brand new kitchen overlooks established garden and brick patio. Half bath with laundry added within the last few years. This home is 223 years old.
4311 MARLOWE RD WILMINGTON, DELAWARE 19802
Dating back to the late 18th century, (long before there was a Brandywine Hills) the Henry Webster house belonged to a mill owner whose mill was on the Shellpot Creek, less than a block away from the present house. In the Brandywine tradition, the home is stone, with 18″ thick walls (approx.) and deep window sills. Re-imagined in the Colonial Revival Style, it was given a new floor plan by well known Wilmington architect George Pope in the 1930’s when Brandywine Hills was created. The basement joists are trees, hand trimmed with rough tools. In an estate-like setting with formal gardens on all sides, and set above a stone retaining wall above the street. City water and sewer, trash, snowplowing, leaf collection included with City taxes. I-95, Bellevue Park, Rockwood Museum and Park are a short walk away. Your 18th C manor awaits you! This home is 250 years old.
231 PHILLIPS MILL LN NEWARK, DELAWARE 19711
Welcome to the Historic Village of Phillips Mill & stress free luxury living! Conveniently located close to the University of Delaware, Newark Country Club, I95 & backing to the Christina River Conservation Land, this 1700s home has been meticulously remodeled to give you the modern amenities while retaining the original Federal Architecture. Home features wide-planked hardwood floors, oil rubbed bronze hardware& lighting, Pella windows w/ 2 ft deep wells, rounded drywall corners, 5″ baseboards. Culinary Kitchen upgrades include: hand crafted cabinets, Bertazzoni stainless gas range, Dacor microwave, Sub Zero frig, Granite counters, crown molding, tile back splash, recessed lights, 5 x 5 granite island. 2 Full Baths, one w/ Maax Pearl Air Jetted Whirlpool Tub, the other w/ wall jets & tiled shower area, both w/ ceramic tile flr and granite vanity counter tops. Smart Plumbing, Top down, bottom up Honeycomb Levolor & Bali Blinds. Formally a model home, open floor plan. Don’t miss this one! This home is 263 years old.
1072 MASSEY CHURCH RD SMYRNA, DELAWARE 19977
Sophisticated Elegance is what you will find entering the front gate of this estate. This historical home was built in 1740 and has gone through several updates and modernized throughout the years. It is situated on 13.4 scenic and pastoral acres. On the grounds you will find a carriage house that has a 2 car garage and 1 bedroom apartment, 4 stall horse barn with 1450sf studio, 2 ac pond and a dog kennel. Carrara marble bathrooms, Gourmet kitchen, Three additional bedrooms plus a home theater. Too many custom features and rooms to mention in this 6273 sf home. This is a must see property. This home is 268 years old.
1427 ASHLAND CLINTON SCHOOL RD HOCKESSIN, DELAWARE 19707
Beautiful Sunny Stone Farmhouse on 20+ Acres has wide open vista views of Conserved Land on a beautiful country road conveniently centered between Greenville, Hockessin and Kennett Square. The Main Level Includes Living room with French Doors and Fireplace, Sitting Room and Large Bright Chefs Eat in Kitchen complete with Exposed Stone Wall, Granite Countertops and Sub-Zero Refrigerator. An Open Staircase also with Exposed Stone Leads to a Comfortable Study, Four Bedrooms and Laundry on the Second Level. An Oversized 4 Car Garage/Workshop with Radiant Heating and Air Conditioning. Delaware Nature Society Conservation Easement. This home is 220 years old.
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