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Spacious 55+ Ranch - Great Views 5453719
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Looking for the convenience & companionship of a 55+ community, but want privacy, open space, & gardens to tend? Then this Spacious home is perfect. Backing to open space, with views of pond, woods, and open grass, you can relax on your slate patio, watch the gold fish in your private pond, bird-watch, and smell & enjoy the plethora of all the blooming wonder abounding on this property. It's the prettiest lot avail. Massive kitchen w/ lots of maple cabinets, has separate eating area. Sunroom is cozy w/ warm natural light & radiant heat in the gorgeous tile floor. Open Family room gives you lots of space to spread out. Large Owner suite has tray ceiling,3 windows, walk-in closet. Bath has double sink, 13"" tile floors & shower surround. Loft could be 3rd bedroom, or currently finished but used as super workshop. Upgraded throughout, this home is for the discerning buyer. The community has the best of all worlds, do your own thing, or get involved w/ the many activities. You can find a whole new life that is rich, full & fun.
144 Springmill Dr
, DE  19709 US
Intersection of Windmill & Rt 71
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Features: Address:144 Springmill Dr, Middletown DE 19709 Throughout the home: Approximate Age – 5 ½ years Approximate Sq Ft. – 2357 per measurement of footprint – garage + Loft area. Builder – McKee Builders Model - Colleridge Faηade – Grey Vinyl with Black Shutters Special Exterior Details – Best Landscaping, fabulous perennials. Private back yard, view of open space, pond and woods. Shutters on all 4 sides of the home, unlike others that have only Shutters on the front. Roof – 30+ year Architectural Shingles, Ridge Vent, Continuous vented soffits. Construction – 2X4. Foundation – Built on concrete slab. Heater: Supply and Fuel: Primary – Gas – Forced Air. Secondary in Sunroom Radiant Floor heating (Electric). Central Air –Yes – Trane. Electric - 200 Amp Circuit Breaker. Hotwater Tank – Gas Fired – Bradford White. Supply Plumbing – CPVC. Outflow Plumbing. PVC. Ceiling Height 1st floor – 9 foot. Ceiling Height 2nd Floor – 8 foot. Window Style – Vinyl Clad, Thermal, Most are Single hung Tilt-in, Kitchen are casement. Special Windows – Oversized windows (6’ tall) in Eating area, Living Room & Sunroom. Interior Doors – Mostly – 2-panel with lever handles. Radon Mitigation System in place – Not Applicable. Molding – Extra wide baseboard throughout the home, also Doorways have extra wide Adam’s casing for setting a grand atmosphere. Special Features – Setting is superb, with privacy from back patio, Lot’s of upgrades throughout the home, Landscaping is lovingly planted and maintained for fabulous color and design Spring, Summer & Fall. Comments – Owners are selling the home due to the amount of hobbies that they have taken up since retiring. Many requiring significant space, such as Weaving, Book Collecting and Stained Glass Creations. This is the reason they are moving, and unfortunately, because of the scope of their hobbies, the home may appear smaller than it really is. This is one of the largest homes in the community. The Foyer: Exterior Approach – Landscaped Sidewalk, Covered Front entry area. Storm Door – Yes. Full Glass, with easy screen access (drop down glass pane). Exterior Door – Leaded Glass Door and Sidelight. Stories – 1 Lights – Stained Glass. Flooring – Hard Wood Molding – Extra Wide Baseboards Walls – Painted Closet – In front hallway Rooms Connected – Living Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Hall to Kitchen and Bed 2 and Bath 2. Special Features – Upgraded doors, Upgraded lights, upgraded molding, timer for exterior lights. The Hallway: Closet – Front Closet – 3’1” X 2’ The Family/Great Room: Size – 20’9” X 17’ Special Windows or Doors – Wide entries to Foyer and Dining Room. Large Arch topped window overlooking private patio, open space, woods, and pond. Window size is 8’ wide X 4’7” tall plus top arch. Flooring – Plush carpet – Mineral color Molding – Rich Wide Baseboards, Grand Adams Casing on Doorways. Walls – Painted – Off White. Relationship to Kitchen - Open to Eating Area. Rooms Connected – Kitchen, Owners Suite, Front Hallways, Foyer, Stair to Loft. Special Features – Really Big and Spacious, Open Floor Plan, Upgraded Switch Plates – Braided Brass. Comments – Please note the fabulous view of the patio, the landscaping which blooms in a fabulous riot of color, the open space beyond. Also, please note the size and amount of furniture in this room. It is spacious and open, and has ample space for what ever your world contains. The Kitchen: Size – Total: 28’2 X 10’. Food Prep Area: 15’8” X 10’. Eating Area: 12’6” X 10’. Style – Full Kitchen with separate eating area/morning room. Cabinet Material – Toffee Stained Maple. LOTS of Cabinets – Upper – 13. Lower – 8 + Lazy Susan. Drawers – 10. 42” Cabinets – Yes Knobs – Yes – Gold Tone Pull out Shelves – Yes – in all lower cabinets but under sink. Specialty Cabinets – Corner Lower Lazy Susan Counter Material & Color – Beveled Edge Formica – Mossy Green. Amount of Counter Space – Linear Feet - 19’ Square Feet – 38’ 9”. Back Splash Material & Color – Hi-Gloss, Glazed Southwestern Pattern – Sienna Color. Appliance Color – Bisque and Black Refrigerator: Type: Side By Side w/ Icemaker & Door dispenser (Water and Ice). Brand: GE Profile. Stove – Smooth-top. Self Cleaning. GE Spectra. Baking Fuel – Electric Cooking Fuel – Electric Microwave – Built-in – Yes. Brand – GE Spacemaker. Color - Black Dishwasher – Brand – GE Nautilus Color – Bisque. Garbage Disposal – Yes. Pantry size – 3’10” Wide X 11” Deep Sink – Style: Vegetable Depth: Extra Deep and Oversized. Main sink area: 19” Long, 16 ½” Wide, 9” Deep. Vegetable Sink Area: 16” Long, 9” Wide, 4 ½” Deep . Sink Material: Glazed Cast Iron Sink Color: Bisque Faucet - Brand: Moen Style: Single Control w/ Separate Hose. Special Windows or Doors – Food Prep Area: Extra Deep Casement (easy open) windows over sink. 46” Wide X 11” Deep – great for Herb Garden. Eating Area: Window Seat – Double Window 5’10” Wide X 6’ Tall, X 15” Deep. Make a lovely nook, or display shelf, or plant home. Lights – Upgraded Pendant Lights w/ Frosted Glass over Peninsula, Recessed light over Sink, Dome light in center of food prep area. Eating area has upgraded Brushed Nickel with Frosted Glass Globes. (may be excluded and replaced by seller – matches the style of their furniture in that room.) Flooring – Upgraded - Tile Look Vinyl tones of Tan and Grey. Molding – Extra Wide Baseboards add class. Walls – Painted Soft Green Relationship to Family Room – Eating Area open completely Rooms Connected – Family Room, Sun Room, Laundry Room to Garage. (easy grocery processing) Special Features – Pewter Look Switch Plates. Abundance of Cabinet and Counter Space, Upgraded lights, fixtures, Backsplash. Pull out Shelves. Open floor plan. Big Bright Windows. Comments – When looking at the eating area, remember, that there is A LOT of Furniture in this space, and how spacious it will appear, without the current owners chests and buffets. Dining Room: Currently used as an Office. Size – Octagonal 12’8” X 13’1 Special Windows or Doors - Wide openings to Foyer and Family Room Lights – Upgraded – Old-fashioned – gas look hanging light with pressed glass. Flooring – Plush upgraded carpet – Mineral color Molding – Wide Baseboards Walls – Painted – Peachy Tan. Rooms Connected – Hall to kitchen, Family Room, Foyer. Special Features – Shelf over entry to Family Room, Flexibility of room use, Up-graded light, switch plates, carpet. Comments – Please note the abundance of book shelves and furniture in this room! Then look at the room size. The room extends about 2’ more than you see on each side (as the book shelves make the room appear much smaller) The Desk Flanked by additional book shelves takes up a large footprint in the middle of the room. This is an ample Dining room, with space for table, hutch, and sideboard. Living Room: Size – 14’9” X 12’11 Special Windows or Doors – 3 windows allow in ample light, view of the pond, and view down the quaint community street. The 2 front windows are in a window seat configuration, reminding us of old memories and quiet afternoons. The large expanse of 5’11” wide, but 6’ tall, by 15” deep give you lots of space for your treasures. Large entry door to the Foyer, makes the space feel open, but could easily be closed off with the addition of French doors, for an additional bedroom, or private office or hobby space. Lights – Upgraded – tasteful “shop light” with bright light in pleasant Mission design frame. Flooring – Plush upgraded carpet – Mineral Color. Molding – Extra wide baseboard. Walls – Off White Rooms Connected – Foyer Special Features – Lots of natural and man-made light, large size, flexibility of space, grand molding, Relaxing views, upgraded switch plates. Comments – Again, please look past the multitude of stuff in this room, or, actually pay close attention, as the ample space of almost 15’ X 13’ is much larger than a standard formal Living room. The looms, and product for weaving take up an awful lot of space…unless you too are a weaver, this room could look very different with your belongings. How would you use it? Sun Room – Level - Main Special Ceiling – Vaulted # of Windows – 2 walls of windows to allow lots of natural lite. Special Windows or Doors – Wide opening to Eating Area of Kitchen and View of Family Room. 15 Lite exterior door to back patio. Ceiling fan – Yes – upgraded white with frosted Modern dome light. Flooring – Hand Laid – Stunning large format tile with inset of decorative tiles. Heat – Radiant Floor Heat, Electric – makes the room cozy winter as well as summer. Molding – Extra Wide Baseboard. Special Features – Fan and Light controlled with separate Switches. Light has dimmer. Comments – This is the area of the home the current owners love best. They dine out here so they can appreciate the outdoor views, and the birds that they have trained to visit their backyard, with the choice of plants, bird homes and feeders. It is also a great place to settle down to a great afternoon read. Total # Bedrooms – 2 or 3 (loft could be a bedroom with large closet, or could be used as an open space for work, or entertaining.) Master Bedroom and Bath: Size – 16’3” X 15’ Level – Main Special Ceiling - Tray Special Windows or Doors – 3 windows covered with specialty honeycomb blinds that come down from the top or up from the bottom. This gives the residents the ability to have privacy and natural light. With the lovely views of the open space, gardens, ponds and woods, the current owners find it a lovely spot for bird watching. Ceiling fan – Yes – Upgraded white fan, with frosted light attached, and medallion at base. Lights – On Ceiling Fan. Flooring – Upgraded Berber Carpet in soft green. Molding – Wide Baseboard and Door Casements. Walls – Painted soft Sage. Closet number – 1. Closet type – Walk-in with Extensive Closet Organizer. Closet Size – 7’7” X 7’0” Special Features – Tray Ceiling, Wildlife View, Updated – enamel green switch plates, Spacious Closet w/ organizer, upgraded fan, Master Bath – Full Luxury. Bath Size – 9’9” X 8’7”. Flooring – 13” Tile also Tile Surround on the oversized Shower. Fixture Color – Bisque. Fixtures – Over sized Shower – 4’9” X 2’8”. Upgraded Towel bars or paper holder - Yes. Upgraded lighting – Recessed light over shower, Upgraded Tulip lights over mirror. Upgraded Faucet(s) – Yes – single control – Moen. # of Sinks – 2. Vanity Material – Maple. Vanity Style – 2 Door & 4 Drawers. Counter Material and color – Cultured Marble – Cream and Tan. Counter Top Length – Large 6’1”. Linen Closet Size – 3’ Deep X 2’ Wide. Special Features – Medicine Cabinet. Transom window over mirror. Upgrades green enamel switch plates, oversized shower, double vanity, Large format tile floor and shower surround, Glass shelving. Bedrooms: Front Bedroom - Size – 11’7” X 11’. Level – Main. # of Windows – 2 with High End Honey Comb Blinds, with top down, bottom up functions. Special Windows – Window has ledge/window seat. Closet number – 1. Closet type – Reach in. Closet Size – 5’6” X 2’. Flooring – Upgraded soft green Berber. Molding – Extra Wide Baseboard, and Door Casements. Walls – Painted Soft Green. Special Features – Upgraded Light Switch Cover. Large Closet. Main Floor location next to full bath. This allows this “wing” to be closed off and made private for Mom and/or Dad. Their own private space all on the main floor. Comments – This room also has lots of items. Used as a 2nd bedroom for gran children and/or with a pull out couch for adults. And lots of other collectibles. So again, you need to consider how YOU would use this room, and appreciate it’s full average size. Loft – could be changed into bedroom, or used as a workshop as it currently is. Size – L – Shaped 18’8” X 10’ + 8’6” X 3’8”. Level - Upper Special Ceiling – Hipped # of Windows – 2 spacious and bright Special Windows or Doors – Windows are great for outdoor plants that need to winter indoors. The entry from the family room is open, but could be closed off to make this into a private room. Ceiling fan – Yes – Upgraded, Nickel with light colored wood, and modern dome light. Closet number – 1. Closet type – Walk-in. Closet Size – 7’5” X 3’9” Flooring – Upgraded Plush Carpet in Mineral Color. Molding – Wide Baseboards. Walls – Painted – Peachy Tan. Special Features – Lots of space, set up as workshop, seller will leave workshop set up, or remove at buyer’s request. Shop light and extra electric at work bench. Comments – Once again, a lovely expansive space, that is covered with the hobbies and collections of the current owners. Could you make this your private reading nook? Or would it be a game room? Maybe a place for the grand kids to play? Total # Baths - 2 Front Hall Bath- Style – Full. Level – Main. Flooring – Vinyl. Fixture Color – Bisque. Fixtures – 1 piece Tub/Shower Combo. Upgraded Towel bars or paper holder - Yes – Brushed Nickle. Upgraded Faucet(s) – Yes – Single Control Moen. Upgraded lighting – Yes – Brushed Nickel & Frosted Glass Tulips. # of Sinks – 1. Vanity Material – Oak. Vanity Style – 2 Doors. Counter Material and color – Cultured Marble – Tan. Special Features – Grand Designer Mirror, Medicine Cabinet, Upgraded Switch Plates. Close to bedroom #2. Laundry: Size – 9’3” X 6’7” Level - Main Special Windows or Doors – Window and Doors to kitchen and to garage. Lights – Dome. Flooring – Tile look Vinyl. Molding – Extra Wide Baseboard. Walls – Peach. Dryer Fuel – Electric Color and Age of Fixtures – White – About 5 years. Utility Sink – Yes. Closet – by Garage (Where you will really use it). Special Features – Cabinets and Shelves. Coat Closet close to garage and/or to hang clothes as you complete the laundry. Comments – Nice large size, and privacy doors, so you can close it off and forget your work. Attic: Access Style - down stairs – from Garage, Access panel to Main house Floored – Yes – over garage Location of entry – Garage, and Closet in loft. Use – Storage only and utility access only. Garage: Oversized:Size – 19’10” X 19’2”. + 10’ 3’6” # of Car Spaces – 2. Attached – Yes. Heated/insulated – All Walls are insulated. # of Garage Doors and opening size- 2 – 8’ Wide X 7’ Tall Each. Door Openers – 2 with a total of 3 remotes. Extra Space – yes 10’ X 3’6” With Work Bench (Negotiable), Shelving – Pegboard. Special Features – Window. Pull Down Stairs to Attic. Front Portico - Front Entry. Level – Main. Size – 8’9” X 5’10” Material – Concrete Floor Facing Compass Direction – North. Special Features – Covered Entry surrounded by lovely blooming gardens. Back Patio - Size – 14’10” X 11’8”. Material – Slate. View – Pond, Open Space, Woods. Facing Compass Direction – South. Special Features – Beautiful – Perennial Plants. Gold Fish Pond, Great View. Lot, Yard and Exterior: Size – .22 Acres but backs to open Space and only a couple of homes a good distance away. Exterior lighting - Yes Street Style – Meandering – Low Volume -Development street Private – Yes Surrounded By – Single family 55+ homes, clubhouse, easy access to shopping, medical professionals. Some of the Plants: Wow this garden has been lovingly nurtured and developed! Scotch Broom, Iris, Heavenly Bamboo, pyrocantha, Ornamental Thistle, Astilbe, Ferns, Hostas, Gerber Daisy, Yarrow, Menarda, Crown of Thorns, Lilly, Canna, 4 O’clocks (red and yellow), Pink Coripsis, Elephant ears, Spider Wort, Wild Red Roses, Pink Cone Flowers, Sweet Willeam, Ruelia, Snap Dragons, Flox, Wygelia, Day Lilly, Artemesia, Oregaon, Marforam, Crepe Myrtle, Penstimon-pink, Asters, Siberian Iris, Bearded Iris, Mums, Calla – Pink and White, Foam Flower, Japonese maple, Indian Blanket Flowers, Coral Bells, Forget-Me-Nots, Butterfly Weed, Pierce Japonica, William Pen Barberry, Dalhia, Quince, Bleeding Heart, Smooth Leaf Holly, Hummingbird Plethora, Azalea, River Birch, Creping Flox, White Pine, Thyme, Dusty Miller, Delphinium, Lianthus, Red Hot pokers, Lilac, Clematis (mostly white and purple), Ice plant, jasmine, Gladiolas, Mini roses, Carnations, Poppy, Peonies,, Russian Sage, Bachelor Buttons, Violets, Violas, Cosmos, Ink Berry Holly…and many more that I did not get….suffice it to say, it is a fabulous riot of color, Spring, Summer and Fall. Location: Just Minutes from Rt. 13, Rt. 1 and I-95 and easy access to all of Delaware, Philly, Baltimore or DC. Professionally Marketed by Deb Sullivan, RE/Max 1st Choice, Middletown, DE Direct: 302-378-6410, Cell: 302-893-0847, Office: 302-378-8700 (rarely there) Note: The information in this brochure is deemed accurate, however is not guaranteed.
Fact Sheet:
Listing Type: Sale
Property Type: Ranch
Architecture Type: Contemp
Year Built: 2003
Price: $315,000
Sold Date: 5/15/2009
Sold Amount: $300,000
Interior Size: 2357 sq. ft.
Stories: 1.5
Lot Size: .22 acre(s)
Bedrooms: 3 room(s)
Bathrooms: 2 room(s)
Garage Size (# of cars): 2
Property Tax: $1,738
Living Room, Formal Living Room, Dining Room, Formal Dining Room, Garage Door Opener, Vaulted Ceilings, Walk-In Closets, Panoramic View, Breakfast Nook, Patio, Central Air, Master Bedroom, Family Room
School Information:
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Last Updated: 6/11/2009
Listed by Deb Sullivan of RE/MAX 1st Choice

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