205 Murphy Drive Middletown, DE
$ 729,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#DENC509820
  • TypePending
  • CountyNEW CASTLE
  • CityMiddletown
  • AreaSouth Of The Canal
  • NeighborhoodSHANNON COVE
  • Zip19709
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1800
  • Taxes7170
  • Price$ 729,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4950
  • Lot Size2.7 Acres
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Property Description

Visit this home virtually: - Absolutely stunning Colonial Farmhouse believed Circa 1760, although county public records suggest 1800. This beautiful home has countless original features, preserving its charm and sophistication, with a luxurious style, addition of modern conveniences and built with pure craftsmanship and attention to time-period detail. This stately home is situated on a 2.7 acres with grand entrance, wrap around brick porch, Front and Back staircase and 9 fireplaces (8 wood burning and 1 gas) each with marble surround a custom crafted mantle. Pictures are worth a thousand words and words that come to mind include Quality, Elegance, Historic, Grand, Luxury, Craftmanship, Classic, Sophistication, Comfort, and Beautiful. The MAIN FLOOR hosts a grand foyer and curved stairs and many spacious rooms with astonishing ceiling height, custom millwork throughout, and large windows with providing an abundant amount of natural light. Rooms on the main floor are currently used as a Play Room, Family Room, Dining Room with Glass Paneled Pocket Door to an Office, Kitchen, Breakfast Room and an Enclosed Porch. The Kitchen is magnificent in size and quality, featuring a 48" dual fuel Thermador range, Pot Filer, Sub Zero refrigerator, Fisher Paykel Dishwasher Drawers and a Sharp microwave Drawer include in the base cabinetry and creates a more spacious counter. High end cabinetry and granite tops with tile backsplash, Large Island, Large Butlers Style Pantry and an eat-in Breakfast Room. A powder room and closet adjoin the kitchen, leading to the Over Sized 2-car garage. Adjoining the Kitchen is a stunning Enclosed Brick Porch, which has windows that collapse down to create an open environment, also has direct door access to the Dining Room. The lighting draped across the porch creates a romantic and relaxing ambiance. The UPPER FLOOR has a beautiful spacious '2nd floor foyer' with fireplace, and includes 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bath, including an opulent 'right wing' Master suite with a walk-in and multiple other closets, sitting area and galley style hall within the suite to the master bath and a Bonus Room with additional stairway, leading to the Kitchen and a separate Laundry Room. The Master Bath is large and elegant with Tiled Shower with glass doors, separate jetted tub, multiple counter area with granite counter a marble flooring. Bed#2 is a Suite with fireplace in the bedroom and a fireplace in the full bath, with a claw foot tub, tiled shower, dual sink vanity and linen closet. Bed3 also has a fireplace and spacious closet with side/backyard view. The walk-in Attic is a '3rd Floor'. Some of the details you will see include Gleaming Brazilian Cherry floors on the main level, original Restored Wood floors on the second level and lots of architectural charm of custom millwork of trim and molding, and high ceilings. Other quality and efficiency features include High-end Jeld-Wen and Pozzi Windows. Spray Foam Insulation. High efficiency Lennox furnaces 4-Zones of HVAC, beautiful Chandelier lighting, recessed lighting and some ceiling fans with lighting. The unfinished basement, with access from the garage, has with multiple room areas, offers a vast amount of storage and houses utility essentials. The irrigation for the landscaping is an added convenience. A beautiful spacious yard with a lot of privacy and perfect for entertaining. Location, Location, Location, close proximity to Route 13, Route 1, Route 71, Route 301, and short distance to I-95 making a commute convenient. Surrounded among beautiful homes within Shannon Cove with the benefit of a being part of a community while the 2.7 acres offers plenty of privacy. Home Sqft provided by Public Records, Room Sizes are approx. Buyers must sign COVID-19 Disclosure prior to in person visit. Showing Appts must be requested well in advance. Buyers must provide Mortgage Pre-Approval or Proof of Financials for Cash Payment.

Price History
9/23/2020 Listed $729,000

General Features

Accessibility None
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Dryer, Energy Efficient Appliances, Exhaust Fan, Oven/Range - Gas, Stainless Steel Appliances
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N Yes
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick, Masonry, Vinyl Siding
Cool Fuel Electric, Natural Gas
Cooling Central A/C, Zoned
Exclusions Free-Standing Freezer, Chicken Coop and Chickens
Exterior Features Flood Lights, Lawn Sprinkler
Flooring Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Tile/Brick, Wood
Garage Y/N No
HOA Fee 150.00
HOA Fee Frequency Quarterly
Heating Forced Air
High School District APPOQUINIMINK
Interior Features Attic, Attic/House Fan, Breakfast Area, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Central Vacuum, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Family Room Off Kitchen
Levels 2
MLS Area South Of The Canal (30907)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Paved Parking, Private
Patio/Porch Features Porch(es), Enclosed, Roof, Wrap Around
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 147.27
Property Type Residential
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Shingle
Security Features Security System
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name SHANNON COVE
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Panoramic, Scenic Vista
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning S

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 4950
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Unfinished
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft 2456
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Brick, Gas/Propane, Wood
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas, Electric
Laundry Type Upper Floor
Living Area 4950
Room Type Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Study, Sun/Florida Room, Laundry, Office, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Bonus Room, Primary Bathroom
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 3
Total Fireplaces 9
Window Features Energy Efficient

Exterior Features

Lot Features Corner, Private
Lot Size Acres 2.70
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 117612.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N Yes - Community
Total Parking Spaces 8
Type of Parking Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19709

AVG $350K
AVG $2,553
AVG 29
Year Built
AVG 2001
AVG 28
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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