204 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807-2106 $2,300,000
Interior Sq. Ft: 11,500
Subdivision: None Available
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!
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
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
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Pool: No Pool
Elem. School: Brandywine Springs SchoolMid. School: Alexis I. Du PontHigh School: Alexis I. Dupont
Hot Water Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer, Circuit Breakers, Upper Floor Laundry
Detached Garage, Driveway, Oversized, Detached Garage Spaces #: 4;
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
Stone Foundation, Pitched Roof, Stucco Exterior, Balcony, Breezeway, Porch(es), Wrap Around Porch/Deck, Other, Outbuilding(s), Play Equipment, Tennis Court(s), Water Fountains
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)
Public Middle (7 schools)
|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||2–12||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 Lab School||Gateway Lab School||3–8||Wilmington||3.19 mi|
Public High (15 schools)
Private (26 schools)
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This report is a detailed community overview for Wilmington (19807), Delaware.
- Average travel time to work for people in this community: 22
- Average salary of people in this community: $142,419
- Population Density (ppl / mile): 369
- Household Size (ppl): 2.27
- Households w/ Children: 42%
- Owned: 2,334 (63.9%)
- Rented: 882 (24.1%)
- Vacant: 438 (12.0%)
- Total: 3,654
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.
Climate and Weather
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- Less than 9th Grade: 1.0%
- Some High School: 0.9%
- High School Graduate: 9.1%
- Some College: 12.4%
- Associate Degree: 3.6%
- Bachelor's Degree: 36.5%
- Graduate Degree: 36.5%
Median Income: $124,104
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: $1,231
- Two Bedroom: $1,280
- Three Bedroom: $2,171
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