401 W LOCUST Lane
401 W LOCUST Lane Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348 United States

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Elegant, gracious Manor home on 6.9 acres with all the hallmarks of a historic home built by General Beverly in 1746 and expanded twice in the 1800's---living room, Owners Suite, , basement, Kitchen ,den and additional bedrooms above- as so many...
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Full Baths
Partial Bath
4,353 Sq Ft.
6.9 Acres
Detached House
Property type
Year Built
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Unionville-Chadds Ford
School District
This Property is Currently Contract Pending

About 401 W LOCUST Lane

Elegant, gracious Manor home on 6.9 acres with all the hallmarks of a historic home built by General Beverly in 1746 and expanded twice in the 1800's---living room, Owners Suite, , basement, Kitchen ,den and additional bedrooms above- as so many of these old homes were. More additions /expansions in 1967- the expansion of the kitchen, den and addition of a second staircase and more bedrooms above. In 2004 the icing on this cake was a mud room, pantry, bedroom enlargement and screen porch off the owners bedroom. In all these expansive creative moments, the integrity of the architecture was maintained--Wide floorboards, deep windowsills and walls, incredible gardens and stone terraces, 5 fireplaces some with original mantels, and a period carriage house with a delightful 1 bedroom apartment above. This house is from another era, filled with charm and many architectural features and yet there are all the modern touches one wishes to have... Generator, Air Conditioning, new windows, baths, kitchen, radiant heat in brick floors, updated electric, plumbing, heating . The property was converted to PUBLIC WATER AND SEWER also in the current owners time . With the 2004 gorgeous addition by famed architect Peter Zimmerman ,the laundry and pantry, mudroom and huge soapstone sink are all right next to the fabulous, gourmet kitchen !! The spacious kitchen is equipped with a large refrigerator, 6+ burner/griddle Viking stove with 2 ovens, a second gas cooktop , 2 sinks and storage and counter top space galore!!!! Lovely stone terraces give serene views of the gardens and house, while the large screened porch off the master bedroom is completely private with totally different garden views. There are privately fenced areas for play yards for all ages! or simply pet's outdoor space... Pet doors included!!! The quaint apartment over the garage has updated bath, kitchen, sitting room and bedroom!! Perfect for those weekend country seeking guests!! The stone terraces that meander across the property are perfect for a pool next to the original pool house(sold as Is). The 6.9 acres was previously sub divided . If a discerning buyer is looking for all the charm, character, and quality construction from years gone by, coupled with every modern convenience look no further!!!! All this located in the award winning Unionville Chadds Ford School District, biking distance from the bustling town of Kennett Square with its shopping and well known restaurant scene, walking to renowned Kennett Square Country Club, minutes from Route 1 and Route 52 into Wilmington for the train station........ Welcome Home!

Listing Area: East Marlborough Twp (10361)

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  • Wood Floors
  • Stall Shower


lot description
Traditional, Detached House


Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Commercial Range, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Front Loading, Dryer - Electric, Oven - Double, Microwave, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Washer - Front Loading
Central A/C
Fireplace Info
Mantel(s), Brick
Garage Info
Hot Water
Parking Description
Circular Driveway
Public Septic
Farmhouse/National Folk, Manor, Traditional
Creek/Stream, Scenic Vista, Trees/Woods, Street


Exterior Features
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s)
Lot Description
Backs to Trees, Front Yard, Landscaping, Open, Partly Wooded, SideYard(s), Secluded, Stream/Creek, Trees/Wooded, Vegetation Planting


Hardwood, Heated, Tile/Brick
Interior Features
Crown Moldings, Double/Dual Staircase, Exposed Beams, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Country, Kitchen - Eat-In, Primary Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Store/Office, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wood Floors


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Listing Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Unionville
Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty is your destination for luxury real estate listings. This property for Sale at 401 W LOCUST Lane, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348 United States is a Detached House with 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, and 1 partial baths. It is located in , Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, and is in the 19348 zip/post code area. This home of 4,353 Sq.Ft. was built in 1822 and is on a 6.9 Acres lot. Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty also has property listings in cities near Kennett Square, including Kennett Square, Mendenhall, Toughkenamon, Avondale, Yorklyn and Pocopson. If you would like more information about this home for Sale at 401 W LOCUST Lane, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348 United States or would like to schedule a showing, contact the agent listed above for more information. You may also sign in, create an account, and save this listing for later reference by using icons at the top of this page.

BHHS Fox & Roach-Unionville

Listing Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Unionville