MLS® ID: 1002582906

228 S FRONT STREET

GEORGETOWN, Delaware, 19947

$475,000 Active
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • - SQFT
History exudes from every corner of this stately manor built by a relative of Orson Welles, with the halls walked by a cousin to George Washington. Built in 1841, this incredibly rare find has had many names throughout its history -- The Clayton Farm, The Gardiner Wright Mansion, The Marsh House. The last existing home in the state built in the Regency-style, with Second Empire and Italianate -style elements. Extensively renovated in 1946 by Judge James Tunnell (Justice to Delaware Supreme Court). Situated on 1.5 acres near the heart of town, this home could be an amazing bed and breakfast, prestigious law office, or stately residence -- waiting for your imagination. Eight fireplaces, a cozy four-season room, formal living room & dining room, library, beautiful yard with gazebo & patio, and in-law suite over garage. Also on property is an root cellar. An adjacent lot is for sale ($129,000) if additional land is needed. A must see this house has so much character don't miss your chance to own this great piece of history. PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD "AS IS" Home is being leased until May and then tenant needs ninety days to move .
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Listing courtesy of LESTER REALTY INC.

Amenities

  • Full baths
    4
  • Half baths
    1
  • Full Baths Range
    4+ Baths
  • Total Baths
    4.5
  • Zip
    19947
  • Office name
    LESTER REALTY INC.
  • Subdivision
    NONE AVAILABLE
  • SQFT
    0
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Property type
    Residential
  • Zoning type
    Q
  • School district
    INDIAN RIVER
  • Year built
    1841
  • Lot size
    1.59
  • Sewer
    Public Sewer
  • Heating
    Radiant,Baseboard - Electric
  • Agent name
    ED LESTER
  • Purchase Type
    Active
  • Price Range
    $400k-$500k
  • Square Feet Range
    < 1000 sq ft.
  • Bedrooms Range
    5 Beds
  • Year Built Range
    1989 (and earlier)
  • Office ID
    LES156
  • Agent ID
    3257693

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