4820 KENNETT PIKE

WILMINGTON, DE, 19807

$3,950,000

$336 per ft²
$3,950,000
$336 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
6 Beds
baths
8 Baths
carpenters-square
11,725 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1920
Beverstone, located on the National Scenic Byway of Kennett Pike and across from Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library, was built by the du Pont family in 1927 and local lore has it named after the early 13th century Beverstone Castle in Gloucestershire, England. Constructed of solid stone and situated on 7.7 acres of stunning gardens and open space, this architectural gem is a hallmark manor estate in Greenville, Delaware. Gated entry leads to a picturesque drive up to the beautifully landscaped courtyard with circular driveway. The majestic home is elegant yet welcoming at the same time. Inside the distinction of the exterior continues and combines effortlessly with the comfort of home. An oversized front to back grand entrance hall with architectural details on the ceiling is highlighted by a graceful, curved staircase that accesses all three levels of the home. Expansive living room with fireplace and sunroom sitting area has exceptional views of the property through large windows. The library is a treat at all angles with rich, warm paneling, fireplace, and a phenomenal quatrefoil plaster ceiling. Palatial formal dining room with exquisite hand painted wallpaper and millwork wrapping the room. Well appointed, eat-in kitchen combines today’s modern conveniences with hints of old-world charm including built-in shelving. The kitchen opens to a den with brick flooring, exposed beams, and expansive windows allowing for natural light to fill the space. Upstairs you will find a sumptuous owner’s suite with two bathrooms, main bedroom with fireplace, a decadent walk-in closet, and a private upper terrace with vistas of the property. The 2nd floor is complete with 5 additional bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, laundry room, and a foyer large enough to accommodate a playroom or sitting room. The eye for design found on the main and upper floors continues in the finished lower level with spacious family room with stone fireplace and true daylight windows enveloping the space, exercise studio and door leading to the exterior through the greenhouse. Breathtaking gardens and recreation opportunities surround the home including an in-ground pool, tennis court, pond, and an extensive terrace that takes advantage of the sweeping views of the estate. For the car enthusiast there is a four car attached garage as well as a two car detached garage. The detached garage offers additional living space on the 2nd floor. The detail with which this home was originally built has not been forsaken while modernizing and bringing to today’s standards. A true masterpiece from the moment you enter the gates.
MLS® ID:
DENC2020490
Updated:
7/7/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Range Hood, Exhaust Fan, Cooktop, Oven - Wall, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Refrigerator, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Icemaker, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Washer, Water Heater, Water Conditioner - Owned
Total Bedrooms
6
Full Bathrooms
6
Half Bathrooms
2
Interior Features
Attic, Attic/House Fan, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Curved Staircase, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Pantry, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Soaking Tub, Wet/Dry Bar
Floor Description
Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Tile/Brick
Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Heat Pump(s), Forced Air

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
7.7 acres lot
Exterior Features
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Tennis Court(s), Stone Retaining Walls
Architectural Style
Tudor
Lot Details
Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Pond, Private, Trees/Wooded, Side Yard(s), Rear Yard, Not In Development
Roof
Slate
Sewer
Public Sewer

School Information

School District
RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED
High School
DUPONT
Middle/Jr High
DUPONT A
Elementary School
BRANDYWINE SPRINGS

Other Property Details

Area Name
Hockssn/Greenvl/Centrvl (30902)
Taxes
$18696.00
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
8
Parking
Circular Driveway
View
Y
County
NEW CASTLE
Water Source
Well
Pool
No
Pool Description
In Ground
Zoning
S

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