MLS® ID: DENC476458
1224 OLD BALTIMORE PIKE
NEWARK, Delaware, 19702 $260,000
Reduced Price! What a deal! This totally custom Amish-built Post & Beam home (w/ stress-skin insulated building panels throughout for added energy efficiency) offers loads of charm, versatility & a spacious open floor plan! With this type of construction, the new owner can freely add/remove ANY interior walls as none are load-bearing. All Hardwood floors throughout are 3/4 inch strip oak (tongue & groove) w/ 1/2 inch fiber board insulation sandwiched between the flooring & base! Tucked behind a row of privacy trees on Old Baltimore Pike, the front curb appeal as you enter the driveway captures your attention. The unique "Pier" designed wood decking walkway to the front door (complete w/ nautical lighting & heavy-gauged ropes between each post along the pier and a small boat off to the side) as well as the large front yard w/ both stone & landscaped areas and the extra long driveway for parking at least 6 cars! The Foyer entry features HW floors & neutral decor w/ one door on the left that leads to the staircase to the upper level main living floor, and a 2nd door at the end of the Foyer that leads to the Main floor living quarters. BOTH of these levels each have a full Living Room w/ Dining area, Kitchen, Bedroom w/ walk-in closet, Full Bath w/ Laundry closet & private rear-facing Balconies through the Anderson glass doors in each Living Room. All interior rooms have the open Post & Beam decor, ample natural light & HW floors. There is also separate inside Garage access for each floor as well. The upper Main Living/Dining Room area offers Cathedral ceiling height, solid oak spiral staircase to the Loft Bedroom, Ceiling Fan, Anderson Door sliders out to the balcony & door to a hallway that includes a huge finished storage room & private turned staircase to the garage. The Kitchen on this level offers plenty of counter space, oak cabinets w/ crown moldings, deep window sill w/ double casement windows, track lighting & open shelving. The Bedroom on this level has 2 entries (front & rear), plenty of space & a large walk-in closet w/ custom shelving. There is also a large closet in the area between the Bedroom & Bathroom on this level. The Loft area creates a wonderful space for either a 3rd Bedroom or separate family room/office and features sky lights, HW floors, closet storage & a full bath with shower stall, vanity sink & sky light! The lower-Main floor level is designed nearly the same featuring a large Living/Dining Room area w/ Anderson sliders to the private balcony & has inside garage access. The full kitchen w/ custom shelf for microwave above the oven, deep windowsill w/ double casement window, plenty of cabinet & counter space & additional storage in the hall closet between the Bedroom & Bathroom. The full, unfinished basement provides loads of additional storage space & offers walk out exit to the backyard. This home is truly a one-of-a-kind find! The wooded lot to the right of the home (Tax ID 11-013.00-142) is being sold separately, however, If both are sold together the price will be $300k. Make your appointment today! Conveniently located close to UofD & just a mile from I-95 and loads of Shopping, Dining & Entertaining options along the nearby Rt 896 & Rt 40 corridors! See it! Love it! Buy it!