Sold 6/20/2016
  • 7
  • 2
    partial baths
Single Family Home

One of a kind property in Greenville. Nanticoke Farm dates back to 1799 according to the date stone on the barn. The main residence was a four-room, two-story stone home also dating back to approximately 1799. In approximately 1915, the house was greatly expanded to an all stone grand manor home. In the mid 1960's the property was purchased by a duPont family and they had the 8-acre lake built affording magnificent water views and recreational water activities. Two ponds on the property and a connecting stream with waterfall add additional beauty to the landscape. Large forecourt with stone walls and smokehouse creates a gracious entrance. Elegant foyer leads to sunken living room and paneled library. Hidden panels in library reveal powder room & storage closet. Living room features one of 10 fireplaces in the home and doors to patio. Stunning 3 story conservatory has brick flooring, stone walls, & floor to ceiling windows afford magnificent views of the lake. Spacious dining room with dentil molding leads to the Butler's Pantry and kitchen. Rustic kitchen is open to the family room with walk-in brick fireplace. The first floor is also host to mudroom with cold pantry, office near the front of home with full bath, and an additional room off mudroom that could be used as in law or au-pair suite. Master suite with fireplace & private full bath has outstanding views from all windows. Laundry room adjoins master suite. Second floor is also host to five additional bedrooms and four full bathrooms. Millwork throughout the home is exceptional with attention to details found in homes of this age. Superb Zach Davis designed in-ground pool with pool house, terrace, and outdoor fireplace. Pool house has kitchen, built-in natural gas grill, his/hers dressing rooms and full bathroom. Carriage shed with parking for 3 cars has adjacent artist studio. Expansive barn with 6 garage bays, workshop, horse stalls and upper loft. Paddle court has real train caboose with wood burning stove for warming hut. Additional features include Ludowici Italian tile roof on main house, zoned HVAC with option to convert to oil if desired, public sewer, & updated electric. Original house building plans by architect Mott B. Schmidt of NYC available. Phenomenal opportunity to own a historic, lakefront property in Greenville on a very private parcel.

Property Details
  • Red Clay Consol
    school district
  • Colonial
  • $15,748.00
  • 1917
  • 6644986
Double oven
Fireplace in master bedroom
Fireplace in dining room
Fireplace in family room
Fireplace in kitchen
Fireplace in living room
Central air
Forced air heat
Hot water heat
Natural gas heat
Zoned heat
Breakfast room
Cable television available
Cathedral ceilings
Eat-in kitchen
Wood floors
Walk-in closet(s)
Full basement
School district: Red Clay Consol
4+ car garage
Detached parking
Off street parking
Oversized garage
Stone exterior
Tennis court(s)
Lot acreage is: 8.47
Lot dimension is: 132X1120
Lot zoned: NC2A
Tile roof
Public sewer
Well water
Property style: Colonial
Tax year: 2015
Family room is 20 x15
Family Room Level: Main
Master bedroom is 18 x17
Master Bedroom Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 2 is 15 x13
Bedroom 2 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 3 is 16 x11
Bedroom 3 Level: Upper 1
Bedroom 4 is 17 x12
Bedroom 4 Level: Upper 1
Dining Room is 20 x15
Dining Level: Main
Kitchen is 11 x11
Kitchen Level: Main
Living Room is 24 x17
Living Room Level: Main
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Name Type GreatSchools
Brandywine Springs School Elementary School, Middle School / Public 8 2.89 mi.
duPont (Alexis I.) Middle School Middle School / Public 2 1.43 mi.
duPont (Alexis I.) High School High School / Public 5 0.75 mi.
St. Catherine of Siena School * Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School / Private N/A 1.56 mi.
The Tatnall School * Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School, High School / Private N/A 0.27 mi.
Gateway Lab School * Elementary School, Middle School / Public N/A 1.57 mi.
Address Distance Sale date Sale price
1215 BARLEY MILL RD 0 mi. 6/20/2016 $2,202,500
4812 KENNETT PIKE 1.49 mi. 9/12/2017 $3,000,000
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1215 BARLEY MILL Road, WILMINGTON, DE 19807 is a 7 bedroom, 8 bath single family home was sold for $2,202,500.
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