Former duPont Family Estate $1,950,000

Grace, style, and refinement define this 8 bedroom, 8 bath Colonial Revival home on 9.5 stunning acres located in the hills of Greenville, adjacent to the protected lands of Mt. Cuba Center. This is a rare opportunity to own a former duPont family estate. The property is the prefect representation of Chateau Country ambiance with views that will always remain - yet it's priced well below the appraised value and offers potential sub division possibilities or a Bed & Breakfast Opportunity. The private tree-lined lane that leads to the circular driveway sets the stage for sophistication. Savor the imposing facade of the 7,700 square-foot, two story stone home. Once inside, admire the exquisite design, reminiscent of R. Brognard Okie, the Main Line architect, famous for restoring the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. Extensive built-in cabinetry, wainscoting, original hardwood molding and trim, arched doorways, antique hardware, random-width hardwood floors, dormers. Curl up in the wood-paneled study; entertain in the gorgeous living room; dine in the formal dining room, boasting original hand-painted wallpaper; or relax on the enclosed porch while enjoying views of the manicured grounds, in-ground pool & lighted tennis court. Built in 1939 and updated over the decades this property retains its charm with its wood-burning fireplaces, arched doorways, and undulating staircase that gently curves to the second floor. The home; a private wing containing a 380 square foot owner's suite including His & Her full baths. The wings first floor suite has a separate entrance, full bath with dressing room, well equipped for staff, an au pair or in-law suite. The chef's kitchen includes a Sub-Zero, a six-burner commercial gas stove with two ovens & broiler/grill with an adjoining butler's pantry. The softly rolling grounds with mature trees create a sylvan setting. There's a three-stall barn situated above the fenced pasture. Additional buildings include a heated three-car detached garage/workshop (with electric and water), pool house, and a separate storage building/apartment. This classic property represents the quintessential Brandywine Valley lifestyle--You'll feel as though you're presiding over a country estate, but Greenville shops, schools and Wilmington restaurants are a quick drive away, easy commute to Amtrak & Philadelphia airport too. For the buyer who appreciates Old World quality and privacy, owning this elegant estate is not just a pleasure-it's also a privilege. Go to www.TINAHOMES.com for additional photos of this property. To schedule a private tour please call Tina D'Antonio @ 610-368-8366.

Details

  • Potential B&B
  • Built in 1939
  • MLS #6342042
  • 8 Guest Rooms
  • 11 Guest Bathrooms
  • Lot size: 9.55 acres
  • $1,950,000

Listing Agent

Tina D'Antonio, RE/MAX Town & Country
1479 Wilmington Pike
West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 610-675-1195
Cell: 610-368-8366
email: tinad@remax.net
Agent Website
Dupont Registry

Location

101 Windward Road Greenville, DE

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