When history meets the 21st century, you get the perfect blend of gracious splendor with modern amenities. The original structure, Shady View Farm, also known as South Higgins Farm, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has been pristinely restored and accented with all modern conveniences while retaining its historic charm. This 4 bedroom, 3.1 bath home exudes elegance and style. A large front porch that spans the width of the home leads you to the massive leaded glass double doors. The foyer provides access to a library/sitting room which has a gas fireplace surrounded by shiplap....To the left is the large family room which has an abundance of natural light and a powder room. To the rear you will find an immense kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is a chef's delight with a 6 burner stove, high end SS appliances, white shaker cabinets and quartz counters. A 17' island marries form and function. There's also a banquette tucked in the corner, perfect for informal dining. Off of the kitchen, through a French door, is the butler's pantry with its own dishwasher and wine fridge and even more cabinetry and counter space. A sheltered stamped concrete patio is located off of the kitchen. Access the second floor is via one of two staircases. The front staircase is original to the home. Rear stairs from the kitchen take you to a large loft that can function as a play room/TV room. Two bedrooms share a hall bath while the 3rd bedroom has an en suite. The spacious laundry room is conveniently located on this level. Tucked by the bedrooms are original circular stairs leading to yet another loft that overlooks the second floor. Open above the 3rd floor loft is a squared glass opening that is original to the home, and housed the lights when the home was a lighthouse. Returning to the second floor, private from the secondary bedrooms is the master suite. Through the double doors, opulence surrounds you. There are 2 walk in closets both with custom built ins. The master bath, with radiant marble floor heat, has 2 separate vanities, a free standing soaking tub with a separate shower. The master suite has its own HVAC zone heat and electrical panel. In addition to all the beauty mentioned inside the home, there is an oversized attached 3 car garage with 12' ceilings also with its own electrical panel. A shed with water and electric utilizes the original barn doors that once graced the property. Additional features include: new concrete foundation with basement, white oak hardwood flooring throughout, recessed lighting and built in speakers through out the home. Anderson windows and doors, Hardie Board Siding, under soffits exterior lighting, egress window. The home situated on 2.47 bucolic acres is surrounded by open space. This stunning home, completed with impeccable workmanship is waiting for its new owners!!AGENT Visit this home virtually: http://www.vht.com/434047616/PSD/video - Full tax assessment has not been completed by New Castle County. Taxes will increase with new assessment. Room count includes two lofts. Public Records list structure as being built in 1900.
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