228 S Front Street

    GEORGETOWN, DE 19947
    • $475,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 320 days
    • ID#: 1002582906
    UPDATED: 178 min ago
    $475,000
    • 5
      BEDS
    • 1.59
      ACRES
    • 4
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1841
    County:

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    Description

    History exudes from every corner of this stately manor built by a relative of Orson Welles, with the halls walked by a cousin to George Washington. Built in 1841, this incredibly rare find has had many names throughout its history -- The Clayton Farm, The Gardiner Wright Mansion, The Marsh House. The last existing home in the state built in the Regency-style, with Second Empire and Italianate -style elements. Extensively renovated in 1946 by Judge James Tunnell (Justice to Delaware Supreme Court). Situated on 1.5 acres near the heart of town, this home could be an amazing bed and breakfast, prestigious law office, or stately residence -- waiting for your imagination. Eight fireplaces, a cozy four-season room, formal living room & dining room, library, beautiful yard with gazebo & patio, and in-law suite over garage. Also on property is an root cellar. An adjacent lot is for sale ($129,000) if additional land is needed. A must see this house has so much character don't miss your chance to own this great piece of history. PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD "AS IS" Home is being leased until May and then tenant needs ninety days to move .

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    228 S Front Street GEORGETOWN, DE 19947

    • Price: $475,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 178 min ago
    • ID#: 1002582906
    5
    Beds
    4
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    1.59
    Acres
    1841
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    None Available
    County:
    Sussex
    Area:
    Georgetown Hundred (31006)
    School District:
    Indian River
    Property Description
    History exudes from every corner of this stately manor built by a relative of Orson Welles, with the halls walked by a cousin to George Washington. Built in 1841, this incredibly rare find has had many names throughout its history -- The Clayton Farm, The Gardiner Wright Mansion, The Marsh House. The last existing home in the state built in the Regency-style, with Second Empire and Italianate -style elements. Extensively renovated in 1946 by Judge James Tunnell (Justice to Delaware Supreme Court). Situated on 1.5 acres near the heart of town, this home could be an amazing bed and breakfast, prestigious law office, or stately residence -- waiting for your imagination. Eight fireplaces, a cozy four-season room, formal living room & dining room, library, beautiful yard with gazebo & patio, and in-law suite over garage. Also on property is an root cellar. An adjacent lot is for sale ($129,000) if additional land is needed. A must see this house has so much character don't miss your chance to own this great piece of history. PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD "AS IS" Home is being leased until May and then tenant needs ninety days to move .
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style ColonialOtherManor Construction Materials Stick Built Door Features Storm Garage Spaces 8.00 Garage Type Garage - Side Entry Garage YN Yes Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types Attached GarageDetached GarageDriveway Pool No Pool Property Condition As-Is Condition Riparian Rights YN No Roof Architectural Shingle Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 0 Appliances Range HoodCooktopDishwasherDisposalWasherDryerWater HeaterOven - WallRefrigeratorIcemaker Basement Poured ConcretePartial Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Building Area Total 0.00 Cooling Central A/CWindow Unit(S) Fireplaces Total 0 Flooring CarpetHardwoodTile/Brick Heating RadiantBaseboard - Electric Heating YN Yes Inclusions Some Furniture Negotiable After Property Sale Interior Features AtticButlers PantryCurved StaircaseFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - CountryKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - IslandUpgraded CountertopsWalk-In Closet(S)Wood Floors Levels 2 Main Level Bedrooms 5 Security Features Security System Walls Ceilings 9'+ CeilingsDry Wall

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features 2+ Access Exits32"+ Wide Doors Association YN No Building Name None Available Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Electric 200+ Amp Service Heating Fuel ElectricOil Historic YN Yes Incorporated City Name Georgetown Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 300526050269 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 2540.0 Tax Lot 46.00 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features StormScreens Year Built Effective 1946 Zoning Q

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