900 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 $4,995,000

Beds/Baths: 9/7.5
Interior Sq. Ft: 21,000
Acreage: 22.15
Age:82 years
MLS#: 1000322211
Subdivision: None Available


Magnificent du Pont estate built in 1939 with beautiful updates and upgrades through the years while maintaining the original features of the stone home like wrought iron balconies and two story copper bay windows. Nestled in the hills of Chateau Country on 22.15 acres surrounded by 300+ acres of conserved land owned by the Delaware Nature Society, this impressive property with gated entry includes stunning home with nine bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, five powder rooms, elegant formal rooms, English conservatory, spacious family room, library, den, home office, and spectacular finished lower level with English pub, cinema, and gaming rooms. The master suite includes large bedroom, dressing area with morning kitchen, private full bathroom, walk-in closet, and sitting room with fireplace and additional closet space. The main home has over 21,000 sqft of living space on three levels with an elevator to all levels. Slate terrace at the rear of the home leads to the spectacular gardens and outdoor entertaining areas. An infinity style in-ground pool with water slide and hot tub is complimented by a fully equipped pool house entertainment area, bar, kitchen, full bathroom and dressing area, and laundry room. There is a two car attached garage and a detached garage with heated floor and four bays that can house up to six cars. Above the detached garage you will find a guest home with full kitchen, great room, two bedrooms, a full bath, and some of the best views of the property from the private deck. The property is also home to a caretakers cottage with three bedrooms and four car garage. Guest House room sizes: great rm 16x17,bd1 13x11,bd2 15x14,kitchen 8x9

Sitting Room: 20 X 16 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 15 X 18 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 11 X 16 - Upper 1
Bedroom 6: 13 X 12 - Upper 1
Additional Bedroom: 18 X 17 - Upper 1
Bedroom 1: 15 X 13 - Upper 1
Bedroom 5: 12 X 10 - Upper 1
Primary Bed: 20 X 20 - Upper 1
Additional Bedroom: 13 X 9 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 15 X 18 - Upper 1
Living Room: 27 X 19 - Main
Kitchen: 26 X 18 - Main
Family Room: 27 X 23 - Main
Office: 11 X 14 - Main
Office: 15 X 14 - Main
Screened Porch: 27 X 13 - Main
Other: 20 X 15 - Main
Library: 18 X 14 - Main
Mud Room: 12 X 6 - Main
Other: 17 X 7 - Main
Dining Room: 35 X 20 - Main
Solarium: 17 X 14 - Main
Game Room: 14 X 13 - Lower 1
Media Room: 28 X 22 - Lower 1
Bonus Room: 16 X 15 - Lower 1
Great Room: 36 X 32 - Lower 1
Game Room: 36 X 19 - Lower 1
Laundry: 16 X 13 - Lower 1
Taxes: $30,526
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: Yes - Personal
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated


Hot Water Heating, Programmable Thermostat, Steam Heating, Zoned Heating, Propane - Owned, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Propane, Well Water, On Site Septic, Circuit Breakers, Lower Floor Laundry, Cable TV

Attached Garage, Detached Garage, Driveway, Other, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Oversized, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2; Detached Garage Spaces #: 6;

2nd Kitchen, Butlers Pantry, Elevator, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Water Treat System, Full Basement, Fully Finished Basement, Outside Entrance Basement, Fully Carpeted Flooring, Stone Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring, Wood Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, Marble Fireplace, 9'+ Ceilings, High Ceilings, Security System

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Stone Foundation, Pitched Roof, Slate Roof, Stone Exterior, Balcony, Patio(s), Porch(es), Roof Deck, Exterior Lighting, Hot Tub, Lawn Sprinkler, In Ground Pool

Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)

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Public Elementary (7 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hillendale Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 3.14 mi
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 3.77 mi
Greenwood Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 3.78 mi
Academia Antonia Alonso Academia Antonia Alonso K–5 Wilmington 4.27 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–11 Wilmington 4.33 mi
Chadds Ford Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 4.48 mi
Mary D Lang Kindergarten Center Kennett Consolidated School District K Kennett Square 4.49 mi

Public Middle (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 3.14 mi
duPont (Alexis I.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Greenville 4.3 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–11 Wilmington 4.33 mi
Gateway Lab School Gateway Lab School 3–8 Wilmington 4.55 mi

Public High (6 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (Alexis I.) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 3.19 mi
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9–12 Kennett Square 4.19 mi
McKean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 8–12 Wilmington 4.27 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–11 Wilmington 4.33 mi
Charter School of Wilmington Charter School of Wilmington 9–12 Wilmington 4.96 mi
Calloway (Cab) School of the Arts Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 4.96 mi

Private (10 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Centerville Layton School Nonsectarian Ungraded Wilmington 1.21 mi
Fairville Friends School Inc Friends Preschool–K Chadds Ford 2.81 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 3.02 mi
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 3.49 mi
Ducklings Early Learning Center Nonsectarian K Kennett Square 3.91 mi
The Pilot School Nonsectarian K–8 Wilmington 4.29 mi
Brandywine Valley Christian Presch Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–K Wilmington 4.49 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Seventh-Day Adventist Preschool–8 Wilmington 4.7 mi
Tower Hill School Nonsectarian Preschool–12 Wilmington 4.75 mi
St Mary Magdalen School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 4.88 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Wilmington (19807), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 21
  • Average salary of people in this community: $164,206

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 350
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.29
  • Households w/ Children: 44%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 2,213 (63.1%)
  • Rented: 804 (22.9%)
  • Vacant: 488 (13.9%)
  • Total: 3,505

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 6,980
Households: 3,017
Median Age: 51.30

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 0.4%
  • Some High School: 1.5%
  • High School Graduate: 8.3%
  • Some College: 8.1%
  • Associate Degree: 4.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 36.5%
  • Graduate Degree: 41.1%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $126,031

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • One Bedroom: $1,188
  • Two Bedroom: $1,298
  • Three Bedroom: $3,205

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900 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE 19807

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