605 River Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809

$374,900
4
BD
3
BA
1,975
SqFt
List Price
$374,900
Days on Market
6
Status
ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT
MLS#
DENC2031728
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Full Baths
2
Half Baths
1
Living Area
1,975
Lot Size (Acres)
0.17
Style
Colonial
Year Built
1935
County
New Castle
School District
Brandywine

Property Description

Move-in ready, right-size home on River Rd.! Tucked along the quiet, picturesque River Rd. is this 4BRs/2 ½ bath classic brick Colonial that has premium location. Home has sprawling front lawn and faces scene setting greenery directly opposite, creating park-like ambiance and offering front row seating for the changing seasons. Bathed in morning sun, this 2-story home is accented with hunter green shutters, arc brickwork, winding brick walkway, robust shrubs and driveway that wraps around to 1-car garage/extra parking pad. Step through bright yellow front door into sun-splashed center hall where you have 1st glimpse of polished hardwood floors and wide baseboards that appear throughout home. To right of foyer is LR/FR that is expansive, which is easily confirmed when one realizes collection of furnishings of couches, chairs and coffee table aptly fit and offer easy, intentional style. Far wall boasts Wedgewood blue painted accent wall of beautiful white built-ins with shelves/cabinets/entertainment center, while brick wood-burning FP lays claim to side wall. Off LR/FR is gem of home! 1/2 glass pane door leads out to lived-in, laid-back sun porch where days of peaceful reading, endless napping and evening conversations are sure to be on the list! Appreciate white-painted brick wall and enjoy succession of windows that make up remaining 3 walls. This getaway envelopes one in a greenhouse enclave and offers views to both side and back yards, while ceiling fan provides continual breeze. Easy pull-down natural color blinds offer option of shade or sun, and back door grants access to pleasing patio of wrought-iron chairs, potted plants and simple serenity. To left of center hall is updated front-to-back open concept floorplan with seamless blend of DR and kitchen, creating easy flow, circular movement. DR has combination of charm and character and showcases gorgeous bay window with deep ledge that spans front wall and invites plants to bloom and natural light to stream in engulfing the duo of rooms. Angled, stunning built-in upper glass front corner hutch, an architectural element of earlier decade, lends both beauty and bountiful storage to the room. Long granite-topped breakfast bar with tuck under stools connects DR to kitchen as well as offering extra seating and extra prep space. Kitchen features contrasting white countertops around perimeter of room, warm wood cabinets and sleek SS Whirlpool/Frigidaire appliances. Contemporary rubbed bronze hardware accents large kitchen sink. 1/2 glass pane door leads out to driveway and adds natural light to already airy room. Kitchen entrance wraps back to hall. Nestled at the back of long and wide foyer is convenient 1st floor blue/white PR, deep coat closet and entrance to partially finished LL with 2 rooms. Handsome knotty pine paneling is backdrop for LL rec/play/game room that features wood-trimmed bar and easy-seating bar chairs. Relish this space for daytime games and movie nights! In addition, 2nd room is home to door to outside, W & D and utility sink plus shelving/workbench. Great area for hobbyist, craftsman and all-around handyman! All hardwood steps lead from delightful foyer up to 2nd level, where wide baseboards and golden hardwoods are mirrored from 1st floor. At top of steps is huge BR of angled ceiling, roomy closet and ceiling fan. Travel up 2 steps and there are 2 more large secondary BRs, hall closet for linens and things, and hall bath of retro yellow/blue tile paired with modern cabinet vanity and silver sconce up-lighting. Primary BR has its own private space! This sage green substantial BR boasts walk-in closet/shelving and its own retro iconic black/white tile bath with cabinet vanity, shower and linen closet. Partly fenced-in backyard is large and lush with thriving trees and lovely patio where one can enjoy outdoors in private, peaceful setting. Home is less than 1 mile from Philadelphia Pike and 5 mins. to I-95. Remarkable home in Riverside Garden!

Additional Information

Area
Brandywine (30901)
Subdivision
Riverside Gardens
Taxes
$2246
School District
Brandywine
Fireplaces
1
Fireplace Description
Wood
Flooring
Hardwood
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
1
Heating
Forced Air
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas
Cooling
Central A/C
Roof
Shingle
Utilities
Cable TV Available, Electric Available
Water
Public
Sewer
Public Sewer
Room Level
Kitchen: Main, Dining Room: Main, Living Room: Main, Sun/Florida Room: Main, Primary Bathroom: Upper 1, Bedroom 2: Upper 1, Bathroom 3: Upper 1, Bedroom 4: Upper 1
Basement
Yes

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