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204 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807-2106 $1,950,000

Beds/Baths: 8/6.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 11,500
Acreage: 4.21
Age:149 years
Style:
Colonial
MLS#: DENC2046150
Subdivision: None Available
Design/Type:
Detached

Description

NEW PRICE!! Welcome to this incredible opportunity to own a piece of history with this former du Pont estate. Situated east of Greenville and adjacent to the renowned Hagley Museum, this property offers a perfect blend of Town and Country living in a bucolic and tranquil setting. As you enter through the gated entrance, you'll be welcomed onto 4.2 acres of meticulously landscaped grounds, adorned with champion specimen trees, a charming fountain, and the luxury of a tennis court and basketball court. This magnificent 3-story, 8-bedroom home exudes a timeless elegance, combining the architectural integrity and charm of its historical heritage with the comforts of modern amenities. As you step inside, you'll be captivated by the great attention to detail throughout the house including graceful appointments, exquisite woodwork, elevator and eight fireplaces. The wraparound porch adds to the allure, offering a serene place to relax and enjoy the surroundings. The first floor boasts a grand entrance foyer, a spacious dining room, and a delightful breakfast room that leads into the gourmet kitchen. For the aspiring chef, the kitchen is a dream come true, equipped with a commercial six-burner gas range featuring a large griddle, a high-end Thermador refrigerator, granite countertops with two islands, and a convenient butler's pantry. The living room is simply magnificent, with French doors encircling the room, providing access to the wraparound porch, an inviting fireplace area and an elegant music room further enhance the ambiance, creating a perfect setting for relaxation and enjoyment. Completing the first floor are a family room and two offices, one of which opens up to the wraparound porch through French doors, adding a touch of sophistication to your work environment. A large powder room adds convenience and practicality. Moving up to the second floor, you'll discover the primary bedroom suite, complete with two full baths, a cozy sitting room, a walk-in closet, and access to a private balcony, offering picturesque views of the beautiful landscape. An additional en-suite bedroom and two more bedrooms, connected by a hall bath, provide ample space for family and guests. Additionally, a spacious laundry room adds convenience to your daily routines. On the third floor, you'll find a large great room or game room flooded with natural light, perfect for hosting gatherings and creating cherished memories. Four more bedrooms, a full bath, and a storage room complete the offerings on this floor. The lower level of the estate features a full bath and a large hall leading to the covered walkway, which connects to the 4-car detached garage. Restored to its former glory, this exquisite estate home is now ready to embrace its next owner, offering a once-in-a-lifetime chance to live in a piece of history while enjoying the modern comforts of today. Don't miss the chance to experience the timeless charm and peaceful elegance of this extraordinary property. 204 Buck Road is a perfect location for the commuter with easy access to Amtrak and the I-95 corridor to New York, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. As well as close proximity to restaurants and shopping in Greenville and downtown, Wilmington!

Recreation Room: 34 X 35 - Upper 2
Bedroom 5: 18 X 17 - Upper 2
Bedroom 6: 11 X 15 - Upper 2
Additional Bedroom: 16 X 15 - Upper 2
Additional Bedroom: 18 X 13 - Upper 2
Bonus Room: 13 X 18 - Upper 2
Primary Bed: 17 X 22 - Upper 1
Primary Bath: 15 X 17 - Upper 1
Primary Bath: 16 X 17 - Upper 1
Sitting Room: 7 X 16 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 23 X 16 - Upper 1
Bathroom 2: 8 X 12 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 17 X 17 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 16 X 16 - Upper 1
Bathroom 3: 8 X 12 - Upper 1
Laundry: 12 X 14 - Upper 1
Foyer: 30 X 23 - Main
Living Room: 23 X 21 - Main
Office: 16 X 12 - Main
Library: 16 X 16 - Main
Dining Room: 29 X 16 - Main
Kitchen: 19 X 18 - Main
Breakfast Room: 22 X 13 - Main
Family Room: 19 X 13 - Main
Office: 12 X 14 - Main

Taxes: $19,552
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Buyer Agency Comp*: 2.5 % Of Gross
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated
Elem. School: Brandywine Springs SchoolMid. School: Alexis I. Du PontHigh School: Alexis I. Dupont
*The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to participants of BrightMLS

Features

Utilities
Hot Water Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer, Circuit Breakers, Upper Floor Laundry

Garage/Parking
Detached Garage, Driveway, Oversized, Detached Garage Spaces #: 4;

Interior
Attic/House Fan, Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Wet/Dry Bar, Full Basement, Heated Basement, Interior Access Basement, Outside Entrance Basement, Partially Finished Basement, Rear Entrance Basement, Walkout Level Basement, Wood Flooring, Brick Fireplace, Mantel(s), 9'+ Ceilings, Replacement Windows, Security System

Exterior
Stone Foundation, Pitched Roof, Stucco Exterior, Balcony, Breezeway, Porch(es), Wrap Around Porch/Deck, Other, Outbuilding(s), Play Equipment, Tennis Court(s), Water Fountains

Lot
Front Yard, Open Lot, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Trees/Wooded, Courtyard View, Garden/Lawn View, Scenic Vista View

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Public Elementary (28 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Johnson (Joseph E. Junior) Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 1.66 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–12 Wilmington 1.77 mi
Warner Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District 3–5 Wilmington 2.44 mi
Lombardy Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 2.56 mi
Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 2.62 mi
The Bayard School Christina School District 1–8 Wilmington 2.72 mi
First State School Red Clay Consolidated School District 1–10 Wilmington 2.75 mi
Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 2.79 mi
Shortlidge (Evan G.) Academy Red Clay Consolidated School District K–2 Wilmington 2.88 mi
Douglass School Christina School District 1–12 Wilmington 3.02 mi
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School Brandywine School District Preschool–5 Wilmington 3.12 mi
Kuumba Academy Charter School Kuumba Academy Charter School K–8 Wilmington 3.19 mi
First State Montessori Academy First State Montessori Academy K–8 Wilmington 3.25 mi
Stubbs Early Education Center Christina School District Preschool–K Wilmington 3.46 mi
The Bancroft School Christina School District 1–9 Wilmington 3.52 mi
Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School K–8 Wilmington 3.54 mi
Marbrook Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 3.54 mi
East Side Charter School East Side Charter School K–8 Wilmington 3.84 mi
Bush (Charles W.) Pre-School Brandywine School District Preschool Wilmington 4.04 mi
Hanby Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 4.04 mi
Richardson Park Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.06 mi
Carrcroft Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 4.33 mi
Mote (Anna P.) Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.35 mi
Forwood Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 4.5 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–8 Wilmington 4.61 mi
Richey Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.62 mi
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 4.68 mi
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 4.7 mi

Public Middle (8 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (Alexis I.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Greenville 0.98 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–12 Wilmington 1.77 mi
First State School Red Clay Consolidated School District 1–10 Wilmington 2.75 mi
duPont (Pierre S.) Middle School Brandywine School District 6–8 Wilmington 2.93 mi
Springer Middle School Brandywine School District 6–8 Wilmington 2.94 mi
Douglass School Christina School District 1–12 Wilmington 3.02 mi
Gateway Charter School Gateway Charter School 3–8 Wilmington 3.19 mi
The Bancroft School Christina School District 1–9 Wilmington 3.52 mi

Public High (17 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (Alexis I.) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 0.99 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–12 Wilmington 1.77 mi
Calloway (Cab) School of the Arts Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 1.96 mi
Charter School of Wilmington Charter School of Wilmington 9–12 Wilmington 1.97 mi
First State School Red Clay Consolidated School District 1–10 Wilmington 2.75 mi
Freire Charter School Freire Charter School Wilmington 8–12 Wilmington 2.94 mi
Douglass School Christina School District 1–12 Wilmington 3.02 mi
Great Oaks Charter School Great Oaks Charter School 8–12 Wilmington 3.19 mi
Howard High School of Technology New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Wilmington 3.36 mi
The Bancroft School Christina School District 1–9 Wilmington 3.52 mi
Brandywine High School Brandywine School District 9–12 Wilmington 3.52 mi
Delaware Military Academy Delaware Military Academy 9–12 Wilmington 4.17 mi
Conrad Schools of Science Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 4.2 mi
Mount Pleasant High School Brandywine School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.21 mi
Delcastle Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.51 mi
Concord High School Brandywine School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.55 mi
McKean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.74 mi

Private (35 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Tower Hill School Nonsectarian Preschool–12 Wilmington 1.22 mi
St Ann School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 1.68 mi
Astra Zeneca Child Development Center Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 1.77 mi
Wilmington Friends School Friends Preschool–12 Wilmington 1.88 mi
The Tatnall School Nonsectarian Preschool–12 Wilmington 1.98 mi
St Mary Magdalen School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 2.01 mi
Montessori Learning Centre Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 2.1 mi
Augustine Hills School Nonsectarian 4–11 Wilmington 2.14 mi
St Anthony Of Padua Grade School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 2.17 mi
Salesianum School Roman Catholic 9–12 Wilmington 2.33 mi
Brandywine Valley Christian Presch Baptist Preschool–K Wilmington 2.35 mi
Padua Academy Roman Catholic 9–12 Wilmington 2.37 mi
Ursuline Academy Lower Roman Catholic K–5 Wilmington 2.43 mi
Albert Einstein Academy Jewish K–5 Wilmington 2.51 mi
Concord Preschool And Childcare Presbyterian Preschool–K Wilmington 2.68 mi
Nativity Preparatory School Of Wilmington Roman Catholic 5–8 Wilmington 2.77 mi
Sharon Temple Adventist School Seventh-Day Adventist K–8 Wilmington 2.79 mi
The Pilot School Nonsectarian Ungraded Wilmington 2.95 mi
Serviam Girls Academy Roman Catholic 5–8 Wilmington 2.97 mi
All Saints Catholic School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 2.97 mi
Urban Promise Academy Nonsectarian 7–11 Wilmington 3.07 mi
St Elizabeth School Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Wilmington 3.07 mi
St Peter Cathedral School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 3.13 mi
High Road School Of Delaware Nonsectarian 3–12 Wilmington 3.19 mi
Immaculate Heart Of Mary Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 3.4 mi
St Michaels School & Nursery Inc Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 3.4 mi
Darul Amaanah Academy Islamic K–8 Wilmington 3.48 mi
Maranatha Christian Academy Brethren K–6 Wilmington 3.52 mi
Program For Rigor And Innovation In Education Nonsectarian 6–8 Wilmington 3.54 mi
Urban Promise School Other Preschool–6 Wilmington 3.59 mi
Centerville Layton School Nonsectarian K–12 Wilmington 4 mi
Faith Preschool & Child Care Presbyterian Preschool–K Wilmington 4.05 mi
Children's House Montessori Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 4.32 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 4.45 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Seventh-Day Adventist Preschool–8 Wilmington 4.91 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: $138,476

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 377
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.36
  • Households w/ Children: 48%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 2,327 (66.7%)
  • Rented: 825 (23.6%)
  • Vacant: 338 (9.7%)
  • Total: 3,490

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: 7,515
Households: 3,152
Median Age: 51.10

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.

Temperature

Education

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 0.4%
  • Some High School: 1.1%
  • High School Graduate: 9.4%
  • Some College: 10.0%
  • Associate Degree: 4.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 36.1%
  • Graduate Degree: 38.3%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $128,235

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: $1,265
  • Two Bedroom: $1,376
  • Three Bedroom: $2,056

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Listing Courtesy of: Monument Sotheby's International Realty , (302) 654-6500

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204 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807-2106

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