1009 River Road

Wilmington, DE
$ 550,000 Beds 5 Baths 3.5 Sq 5,112 Virtual Tour
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Visit this home virtually: http://www.vht.com/434101870/IDXS - A special and unique find in North Wilmington! Welcome to 1009 River Road. This 5 bedroom (with bonus room) 3.5 bathroom home has been lovingly maintained by the owner. Full of character and charm, this home is sure to please. Being sold together with the adjacent parcel, the home is sitting on 1.54 acres of clear flat land. The property is meticulously landscaped with numerous flowering trees and bushes. Outdoor entertaining potential is limitless. An outdoor bar and stone fireplace beside a small slate lined fish pond is the perfect setting for summer/spring/fall gatherings with family and friends. The large driveway continues from the entrance of the property to the back. Leading to a roundabout portion of the driveway making room for ample parking and easy maneuvering to exit property. Located at the back of the driveway you will find a 2 car detached carriage house with electricity, heat, and AC and a 40 foot building that was previously horse stalls that have been converted into a workshop with electricity. The main house has a large enclosed front porch and open side and back porches overlooking the spectacular property. On the main floor of the home you will find the large eat in kitchen featuring a gas fireplace and a separate formal dinning room with coffered ceiling. The large great room with gas fireplace will showcase the character and charm of this home. Ample space to make this great room a perfect place for entertaining and also intimate family time. The charming powder room is found in the great room. There are two staircases to the upper level, one off of the kitchen and the other off of the great room. The second floor has 4 spacious bedrooms and a full bathroom. On the third floor you will find the primary bedroom, spacious primary bath with dressing room area, and large walk in closets. There is a bonus room on this floor that can be used as a nursery, office, or craft room. The laundry is found in the partially finished basement that has a full bathroom and walk out. You do not find homes like this in North Wilmington very often. This special property will not last long. Interior photos to be added soon. Home is being sold as is. Pre listing inspection was done and is available upon request along with seller's response to the inspection. Parcel 06-141.00-027 (1007 River Road address) is included in the sale of this parcel (1009 River Road) as a package. The lot size of the additional parcel (0.51) brings the total combined lot size to 1.54 acres of clear flat land. Taxes reflect total of both parcels for 2020 tax year.


  • Price
  • $ 550,000
  • Lot Size
  • 1.54 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 5,112
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1920
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Wilmington
  • Taxes
  • 4479
  • County
  • Style
  • Colonial
  • Area
  • Brandywine
  • MLS#
  • DENC508774
  • Zip
  • 19809
Listing Provided by: Patterson-Schwartz-Hockessin



Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Stone, Vinyl Siding
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Electric 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
Exclusions See addendum
Exterior Features Exterior Lighting
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air, Heat Pump(s)
High School District BRANDYWINE
Interior Features Breakfast Area, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Walk-in Closet(s)
Levels 2.5
MLS Area Brandywine (30901)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Paved Parking
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Porch(es)
Possession 0-30 Days CD, Immediate
Price Per Sq Ft 151.72
Property Type Residential
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name BELLEVUE
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning NC6.5

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3625
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Outside Entrance, Partially Finished, Sump Pump
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 1
Below Grade Finished Area 1487
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Electric, Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement
Living Area 5112
Room Type Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Bedroom 1, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, Laundry, Bathroom 1, Bonus Room, Primary Bathroom, Half Bath
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 5

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 2
Garage Features Other
Inclusions See addendum
Lot Features Flag, Front Yard, Level, Private, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
Lot Size Acres 1.54
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 67082.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Total Parking Spaces 10
Type of Parking Detached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Price History

9/14/2020 Listed $550,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19809

AVG $240K
AVG $2,487
AVG 19
Year Built
AVG 1954
AVG 39
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1009 River Road Wilmington, DE is a Single Family Home for sale at $550000 with 5112 sqft and a lot size of 1.54 Acres Acre(s). 1009 River Road Wilmington has 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1920. The property's zip code is 19809 which is in Wilmington, DE

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