312 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19809 $625,000

Beds/Baths: 5/1.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 4,050
Acreage: 0.5
Age:121 years
Style:
Colonial
MLS#: DENC2005726
Mobile#: 4971
Subdivision: Hillcrest
Design/Type:
Detached

Description

This is your chance to own a piece of Delaware history with this stunning 3 story Craftsman
stone home that sits nestled on a wooded, hilltop lot in Brandywine Hundred. This historic home
was built in 1900 and was home to the late preservationist S. Marston Fox, the architect behind
the nearby Fox Point state park. Tucked away from the road behind a lush wall of mature trees
and vegetation you will discover a magical place as you round the circular driveway that
showcases a gigantic oak tree. The grounds have been expertly designed by the previous
owner who was a landscape architect with perennials that will dazzle you through the seasons.
The stone carriage house contains an open studio with wood stove above the two car garage
which can be used as an artist’s space or playroom. The home has some amazing updates
including all new roofing and decking on the entire main house with indestructible synthetic
slate, matte black metal front porch roof and new shingles on the rear porch along with a fresh
coat of Navy blue on the cedar shingled siding with crisp white wood trim and windows
throughout.
From the circular driveway, enter the home through the main floor with 9.5ft ceilings through the
updated kitchen featuring granite counters, brand new black stainless appliances including a
gas range, hammered copper sink, high quality oak cabinets and is flanked by a true butler’s
pantry featuring a second copper sink with dishwasher and additional storage on the other side
of the butler’s staircase to the second floor. The dedicated dining room features wainscotting
with a bay window with built in seating and heavy pocket doors. Head through to the living room
which feels more like a lodge as you cozy up next to the gas fireplace with a one-of-a-kind
mantel that was hand carved by neighbor and famous local artist Robert Shaw. The living room
also features heavy pocket doors for movie night. Head over to one of the most amazing rooms
in the house is the bright first floor office which sits in the corner surrounded by windows which
overlook the peaceful grounds and birdfeeders which provides the perfect place to work from
home. The first-floor half bath is accessed through the office and main hallway and features a
unique original privacy door for the toilet stall. From the main floor hallway, walk towards the
crown jewel of the house, the massive screened in porch where family and friends can gather in
privacy behind the greenery all around.
Head upstairs to the second floor with 8.5 ft ceilings while admiring the amazing craftmanship of
the woodwork of the grand oak staircase and bannisters to the 5 spacious bedrooms. The
master has an adjacent bedroom that can be used as a nursery or dressing room or closed for
privacy with a door. The full bath on the second floor features original pressed tin paneling and
a clawfoot tub. Each of the 5 bedrooms has its own mini-split HVAC unit for personalizing temps
on a humid summer or chilly winter night for each sleeper. The home also sports a state-of-the-art, inverter ultra-high-efficiency HVAC installed in 2019 with a wifi-enabled thermostat.
The third floor features a bonus finished space that can easily be turned into a dedicated
master. There is an attached blank slate open space with 16 ft vaulted ceilings that could be the
master bath and dressing room of your dreams!

Taxes: $2,497
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Brandywine

Features

Utilities
Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Natural Gas, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer

Garage/Parking
Detached Garage, Other, Detached Garage Spaces #: 4;

Interior
Full Basement

Exterior
Stone Exterior, Other

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Public Elementary (27 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 0.83 mi
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 1.06 mi
East Side Charter School East Side Charter School K–8 Wilmington 1.16 mi
Carrcroft Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 1.64 mi
Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School K–8 Wilmington 1.67 mi
Lombardy Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 1.87 mi
Shortlidge (Evan G.) Academy Red Clay Consolidated School District K–2 Wilmington 2.05 mi
Warner Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District 3–5 Wilmington 2.1 mi
Stubbs (Frederick Douglass) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Wilmington 2.16 mi
Kuumba Academy Charter School Kuumba Academy Charter School K–8 Wilmington 2.21 mi
First State School Red Clay Consolidated School District 2–12 Wilmington 2.31 mi
First State Montessori Academy First State Montessori Academy K–8 Wilmington 2.35 mi
Bancroft Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Wilmington 2.46 mi
Maple Lane Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Claymont 2.75 mi
Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 2.76 mi
Forwood Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 2.84 mi
Elbert-Palmer Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Wilmington 2.92 mi
Highlands Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 2.97 mi
Claymont Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Claymont 3.62 mi
Pulaski (Casimir) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Wilmington 3.77 mi
Bush (Charles W.) Pre-School Brandywine School District Preschool Wilmington 3.91 mi
Hanby Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 3.91 mi
Lancashire Elementary School Brandywine School District K–5 Wilmington 4.08 mi
Douglass School Christina School District 3–12 Wilmington 4.18 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–11 Wilmington 4.73 mi
Academia Antonia Alonso Academia Antonia Alonso K–5 Wilmington 4.76 mi
Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.97 mi

Public Middle (9 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (Pierre S.) Middle School Brandywine School District 6–8 Wilmington 1.2 mi
Great Oaks Charter School Great Oaks Charter School 6–9 Wilmington 2.21 mi
First State School Red Clay Consolidated School District 2–12 Wilmington 2.31 mi
Springer Middle School Brandywine School District 6–8 Wilmington 3.05 mi
Bayard Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Wilmington 3.59 mi
duPont (Alexis I.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Greenville 3.89 mi
Douglass School Christina School District 3–12 Wilmington 4.18 mi
Talley Middle School Brandywine School District 6–8 Wilmington 4.47 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–11 Wilmington 4.73 mi

Public High (13 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Mount Pleasant High School Brandywine School District 9–12 Wilmington 0.57 mi
Howard High School of Technology New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Wilmington 2.12 mi
Freire Charter School Freire Charter School Wilmington 8–12 Wilmington 2.21 mi
First State School Red Clay Consolidated School District 2–12 Wilmington 2.31 mi
Brandywine High School Brandywine School District 9–12 Wilmington 2.47 mi
Brandywine SITE Brandywine School District 12 Claymont 3.52 mi
Calloway (Cab) School of the Arts Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 4.18 mi
Douglass School Christina School District 3–12 Wilmington 4.18 mi
Charter School of Wilmington Charter School of Wilmington 9–12 Wilmington 4.19 mi
Concord High School Brandywine School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.55 mi
Odyssey Charter School Odyssey Charter School K–11 Wilmington 4.73 mi
duPont (Alexis I.) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.9 mi
Delaware Military Academy Delaware Military Academy 9–12 Wilmington 5 mi

Private (25 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Program For Rigor And Innovation In Education Nonsectarian 6–8 Wilmington 0.51 mi
Maranatha Christian Academy Brethren Preschool–1 Wilmington 0.75 mi
Faith Preschool & Child Care Presbyterian Preschool–K Wilmington 1.19 mi
Immaculate Heart Of Mary Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 1.2 mi
Urban Promise School Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–6 Wilmington 1.53 mi
Sharon Temple Adventist School Seventh-Day Adventist 1–8 Wilmington 1.92 mi
Salesianum School Roman Catholic 9–12 Wilmington 2 mi
Concord Preschool And Childcare Presbyterian Preschool–K Wilmington 2.08 mi
Wilmington Friends School Friends Preschool–12 Wilmington 2.14 mi
St Michaels School & Nursery Inc Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 2.53 mi
Ursuline Academy (Pk-12) Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Wilmington 2.68 mi
Montessori Learning Centre Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 2.71 mi
St Peter Cathedral School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 2.73 mi
St Mary Magdalen School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 2.82 mi
St Ann School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 2.83 mi
St Edmond's Academy Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 2.85 mi
Padua Academy Roman Catholic 9–12 Wilmington 2.97 mi
Wilmington Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–6 Wilmington 3.12 mi
Nativity Preparatory School Of Wilmington Roman Catholic 5–8 Wilmington 3.54 mi
Tower Hill School Nonsectarian Preschool–12 Wilmington 3.54 mi
Brandywine Valley Christian Presch Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–K Wilmington 3.61 mi
Harvest Christian Academy - Wilmington Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–6 Wilmington 3.79 mi
High Road School Of Delaware Nonsectarian 4–12 Wilmington 4.28 mi
The Pilot School Nonsectarian K–8 Wilmington 4.4 mi
Children S House Montessori Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 4.45 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Wilmington (19809), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 26
  • Average salary of people in this community: $56,411

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,756
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.47
  • Households w/ Children: 61%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 3,834 (58.1%)
  • Rented: 2,197 (33.3%)
  • Vacant: 565 (8.6%)
  • Total: 6,596

Population Demographics

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.

Total: 15,065
Households: 6,031
Median Age: 37.50

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature

Education

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 2.2%
  • Some High School: 4.4%
  • High School Graduate: 26.1%
  • Some College: 21.7%
  • Associate Degree: 7.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 24.0%
  • Graduate Degree: 14.1%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $70,604

Fair Market Rents

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: $1,125
  • One Bedroom: $1,081
  • Two Bedroom: $1,216
  • Three Bedroom: $1,141
  • Four Bedroom: $1,500

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312 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19809

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