669 Southwood Road, Hockessin, DE 19707 $799,000
Interior Sq. Ft: 4,000
Subdivision: Piersons Ridge
Visit this home virtually: http://www.vht.com/434084720/IDXS - Presenting a rare opportunity to own a unique piece of Hockessin history. The T. Pierson Farmhouse, listed on the National Registry of Historical Places in 1986, is a large 4000 sq ft, stone, old world stucco and wood sided home situated on 3 + acres just west of "The Village" and a mere half mile from the Pennsylvania state line. Owned by one family, its namesake, from the late 1700’s until 1990, the main house has evolved and expanded over hundreds of years from its beginnings as a log home. The current owner spared no expense in bringing the property to the 21st century, most recently from 2012 - 14, while thoughtfully preserving its historical integrity. This house features the original, double stone fireplace, random width flooring of red, white oak, pine, and white ash; cherry cabinetry in the kitchen; black walnut built-ins in the master bedroom; deep window sills, pocket doors and exposed wood beams, none of which can be duplicated or afforded in today’s modern construction. The kitchen has island seating, a 5 burner cook top and granite counter tops; and an adjacent sun filled breakfast and sitting room occupying the rear of the house, where it’s easy to believe you are in your own world. 3.1 modern baths, 200 AMP electrical service, Anderson windows, newer plumbing and HVAC, newer roof on the main house with gutters and downspouts are just some of the improvements. Three large bedrooms on the 2nd level (including main w/ en-suite) and a 4th (possibly 5th) on the 3rd level with a shared full bath, sitting room, and loft storage room. There are endless possibilities for the use of the multiple outbuildings, including the timber frame and stone 3 level bank barn, c. 1820 which houses an enormous 2nd level entertainment room. A 3 car detached garage/carport with potting shed, a milk shed, and a 2 stall stable with adjacent fenced in field are all on grounds and afford one with amazing space for an enviable in-home office or business. Park an infinite number of cars on the expansive U-shaped driveway, and pad next to the barn. Not to be overlooked are the grounds, filled with beautiful specimen trees and plantings, some dating back 100 years. This home has an elevated view from its front porch, perched over the land and pond which was the former 130+ acre farm, now community of Pierson’s Ridge, It is an idyllic property, which perfectly blends rural living in the midst of all of the conveniences in suburbia. Buyers contemplating business options should consult with NCCo. While meticulously cared for, and in very good condition, property is 200+ years old, with ongoing maintenance needs. The property is being sold "as-is." Inspections are encouraged, but are for informational purposes only.
Dining Room: 18 X 13 - Main
Kitchen: 16 X 13 - Main
Breakfast Room: 24 X 10 - Main
Primary Bed: 26 X 16 - Upper 1
Primary Bath: 9 X 9 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 16 X 13 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 11 X 11 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 18 X 13 - Upper 2
Sitting Room: 17 X 10 - Upper 2
Bonus Room: 18 X 12 - Upper 2
Bathroom 3: 11 X 6 - Upper 2
Half Bath: Main
Basement: 36 X 27 - Lower 1
Recreation Room: 40 X 20
Home Assoc: $300/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Pool: No Pool
Elem. School: North Star Mid. School: Henry B. Du Pont High School: Alexis I. Dupont
Water Oriented: Yes; Water Front: Yes; Water Access: No; Water Body Type: Pond;
Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Natural Gas, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Well Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, Basement Laundry, Hookup Laundry, Upper Floor Laundry
Detached Garage, Driveway, Garage - Front Entry, Paved Parking, Detached Garage Spaces #: 3;
Unfinished Basement, Walkout Level Basement, Hardwood Flooring, Stone Fireplace, Beamed Ceilings, Dry Wall, Plaster Walls, Bay/Bow Windows, Energy Efficient Windows, Skylights
Stone Foundation, Asphalt Roof, Metal Roof, Pitched Roof, Stone Exterior, Stucco Exterior, Wood Siding, Enclosed Porch/Deck, Outbuilding(s)
Irregular Lot, Rear Yard, Road Frontage, Suburban, Pasture View, Pond View, Board Fence, Partially Fenced
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Public Elementary (9 schools)
|North Star Elementary School||Red Clay Consolidated School District||K–5||Hockessin||1.47 mi|
|New Garden Elementary School||Kennett Consolidated School District||1–5||Toughkenamon||2.23 mi|
|William F. Cooke Junior Elementary||Red Clay Consolidated School District||K–5||Hockessin||2.88 mi|
|Mary D Lang Kindergarten Center||Kennett Consolidated School District||K||Kennett Square||3.8 mi|
|Linden Hill Elementary School||Red Clay Consolidated School District||K–5||Wilmington||3.92 mi|
|Bancroft Elementary School||Kennett Consolidated School District||1–5||Kennett Square||4.5 mi|
|Brandywine Springs School||Red Clay Consolidated School District||K–8||Wilmington||4.52 mi|
|Heritage Elementary School||Red Clay Consolidated School District||K–5||Wilmington||4.79 mi|
|Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School||Christina School District||K–5||Newark||4.96 mi|
Public Middle (3 schools)
|duPont (H.B.) Middle School||Red Clay Consolidated School District||6–8||Hockessin||1.55 mi|
|Kennett Middle School||Kennett Consolidated School District||6–8||Landenberg||1.7 mi|
|Skyline Middle School||Red Clay Consolidated School District||6–8||Wilmington||4.65 mi|
Public High (3 schools)
|McKean (Thomas) High School||Red Clay Consolidated School District||8–12||Wilmington||3.35 mi|
|Kennett High School||Kennett Consolidated School District||9–12||Kennett Square||3.53 mi|
|Dickinson (John) High School||Red Clay Consolidated School District||6–12||Wilmington||4.69 mi|
Private (6 schools)
|The Hockessin Montessori School||Nonsectarian||Preschool–8||Hockessin||2.02 mi|
|Limestone Hills Day School||Nonsectarian||Preschool–K||Wilmington||2.7 mi|
|Wilmington Christian School Inc.||Christian (no specific denomination)||Preschool–12||Hockessin||2.71 mi|
|The Independence School||Nonsectarian||Preschool–8||Newark||3 mi|
|Wilmington Junior Academy||Seventh-Day Adventist||Preschool–8||Wilmington||3.65 mi|
|St John The Beloved School||Roman Catholic||K–8||Wilmington||4.76 mi|
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This report is a detailed community overview for Hockessin (19707), Delaware.
- Average travel time to work for people in this community: 27
- Average salary of people in this community: $87,488
- Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,221
- Household Size (ppl): 2.68
- Households w/ Children: 61%
- Owned: 5,214 (86.6%)
- Rented: 687 (11.4%)
- Vacant: 118 (2.0%)
- Total: 6,019
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: 1.6%
- Some High School: 1.5%
- High School Graduate: 13.9%
- Some College: 11.7%
- Associate Degree: 5.9%
- Bachelor's Degree: 33.0%
- Graduate Degree: 32.4%
Median Income: $123,657
The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
- Studio: $3,501
- One Bedroom: $2,454
- Three Bedroom: $1,618
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