The historic "Topkis" house, circa 1900, offers original detail and timeless elegance with modern comfort and convenience. Quality and luxury are apparent from the moment you enter through custom front doors with matching transom. Wainscoting, French door, chair railing, crown & picture molding, gleaming hardwood floors, front and rear staircases & stone gas fireplace are just a few of the numerous original details that have been restored to their former beauty. On the first floor, two front parlors currently being utilized as a living room and den, offer flexible space depending on your living and entertaining needs. Dining room has a 3-window bay with abundant natural light. Butler's Pantry features a wet bar, D/W, icemaker and wine cooler. Kitchen is a chef's delight with double door Subzero refrigerator, custom tile backsplash & accents, stainless D/W, microwave & 6 burner Dacor range with custom hood vent, recessed lighting, tray ceiling and circular island. Sunroom addition has radiant heated tile floor with Anderson doors leading to side porch and rear deck. This addition also features an elevator shaft and a half bath. 2nd floor features 3 generously sized bedrooms, one with a gas burning fireplace, 2 full bathrooms and an office that could be used as an additional bedroom with Anderson door leading to private rear porch. Master bedroom suite includes a full bath with dual sinks & large shower as well as a sitting room/craft room with laundry. Completing the living space, the 3rd floor is comprised of 3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom and family room with access to an elevated deck atop the columns on the front porch overlooking the city skyline. Basement provides access to oversized attached garage and a wine cellar. Fenced in backyard with patio and custom paver knee wall with exterior lighting for entertaining. Professionally landscaped with specimen trees and perennials for interest and color all year. Important historic "In Town" residence enhanced by state of the art amenities including HVAC, plumbing, electrical system, custom true divided light windows, "Manor" shingle roof is an exceptional opportunity to own an important piece of architectural history.
Type of Property
New Castle County
Cooking Fuel: Gas Cooking
Foundation: Stone Foundation
Garage Type: Attached, Inside Access to Garage
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Land SqFt: 6,534
Laundry Type: Upper-Floor Laundry
Lot Area Acreage: 0.150000
Lot Description: Corner Lot, Level Lot, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard
Lot Dimensions: 86X100
Main Bedroom: FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR
Main Entrance: Foyer
Main Floor Half Baths: 1
Net SqFt: 3600
Ownership: Fee Simple
Porch/Deck: Deck, Roof Deck, P
Property Age: 116
Roof: Flat Roof, Pitche
Upper Floor Baths: 3
Zoning Code: 26R-2
Heat: Gas, Hot Water, Radiator, Zoned, Energy Efficient Heating System, Programmable Thermostat
Cooling: Central A/C
Sewer: Public Sewer
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, Sun/Florida Room, Laundry Room
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