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228 S FRONT STPending

Georgetown, DE 19947








Key Details

Property Type Single Family Home

Sub Type Detached

Listing Status Pending

Purchase Type For Sale

Square Footage 5,000 sqft

Price per Sqft $91

Lot Size 1.590 Acres

Year Built 1841

MLS Listing ID DESU152270

Style Manor

Subdivision None Available

Bedrooms 5

Full Baths 4

Half Baths 1

Short Sale No


Originating MLS BRIGHT

Abv Grd Liv Area 5,000

Property Description

Investor Alert! Once stately manor house built in 1841, The Gardiner Wright Mansion, is looking for a special buyer who loves restoring historical properties. This is the last existing home in Delaware built in the Regency style with Second Empire Italianate elements. Home sits on one and a half mature acres near the heart of the County Seat and could make an amazing Bed and Breakfast, prestigious law offices or a stately residence. Bring your imagination. Home has eight fireplaces, a dramatic first floor layout with large parlor, formal dining room, sunroom, butlers pantry, family kitchen and access to staff living quarters above the garage. Upstairs are four well-sized bedrooms and three full bathrooms. PROPERTY is being Sold “AS IS” and is livable in its current condition. Tennant occupied, on a month to month basis. Exceptional price reflects its value as an historical home with additional potential when renovated. Call Co Listing agent to discuss or to arrange a showing.


State DE

County Sussex

Area Georgetown Hundred (31006)

Zoning TN


Other Rooms Dining Room,Primary Bedroom,Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Bedroom 4,Kitchen,Library,Foyer,Sun/Florida Room,Great Room,Laundry,Maid/Guest Quarters,Full Bath,Half Bath

Basement Outside Entrance,Poured Concrete,Sump Pump


Interior Features Breakfast Area,Carpet,Crown Moldings,Dining Area,Floor Plan - Traditional,Formal/Separate Dining Room,Wood Floors,Attic,Built-Ins,Cedar Closet(s),Ceiling Fan(s),Exposed Beams,Pantry,Kitchen - Country,Soaking Tub,Tub Shower,Window Treatments,Chair Railings,Curved Staircase,Walk-in Closet(s)

Laundry Main Floor

Hot Water Electric

Heating Hot Water & Baseboard - Electric

Cooling Central A/C,Window Unit(s)

Flooring Carpet,Hardwood,Tile/Brick

Fireplaces Number 8

Fireplaces Type Non-Functioning,Mantel(s)

Equipment Built-In Microwave,Cooktop,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,ENERGY STAR Refrigerator,Exhaust Fan,Extra Refrigerator/Freezer,Icemaker,Oven/Range - Electric,Stainless Steel Appliances,Washer,Water Heater

Furnishings No

Fireplace Y

Appliance Built-In Microwave,Cooktop,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,ENERGY STAR Refrigerator,Exhaust Fan,Extra Refrigerator/Freezer,Icemaker,Oven/Range - Electric,Stainless Steel Appliances,Washer,Water Heater

Heat Source Oil,Electric


Exterior Feature Outbuilding(s),Flood Lights,Secure Storage,Street Lights

Garage Garage - Side Entry,Garage Door Opener,Additional Storage Area

Garage Spaces 4.0

Waterfront N

Water Access N

Roof Type Architectural Shingle

Accessibility 2+ Access Exits

Porch Balconies- Multiple,Patio(s),Porch(es)

Parking Type Attached Garage,Detached Garage,Driveway

Attached Garage 2

Total Parking Spaces 4

Garage Y


Lot Description Partly Wooded

Story 2.5

Foundation Concrete Perimeter,Crawl Space

Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00

Sewer Public Sewer

Water Public

Level or Stories 2.5

Additional Building Above Grade,Below Grade

Structure Type 9'+ Ceilings,Dry Wall,Masonry,Paneled Walls,Wood Ceilings

New Construction N


School District Indian River


Senior Community No

Tax Amount $2,537

Tax Year 2019

Tax ID 135-20.05-46.00

Ownership Fee Simple

SqFt Source Estimated

Security Features Security System,Smoke Detector

Acceptable Financing Cash,Conventional

Special Sale Standard

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