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
Intersection ofWindmill & Rt 71 Community of
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.
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
Special Windows Oversized windows (6 tall) in Eating area, Living Room &
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 Adams casing for setting a grand atmosphere.
Special Features Setting is superb, with privacy from back patio, Lots 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.
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.
Lights Stained Glass.
Flooring Hard Wood
Molding Extra Wide Baseboards
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
Closet Front Closet 31 X 2
The Family/Great Room:
Size 209 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 47 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.
Size Total: 282 X 10.
Food Prep Area: 158 X 10.
Eating Area: 126 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.
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
Appliance Color Bisque and Black
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
Brand GE Spacemaker.
Color - Black
Brand GE Nautilus
Garbage Disposal Yes.
Pantry size 310 Wide X 11 Deep
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
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 510 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
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 128 X 131
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.
Size 149 X 1211
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 511 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
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
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
Molding Extra Wide Baseboard.
Special Features Fan and Light controlled with separate Switches. Light has
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
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 163 X 15
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 77 X 70
Special Features Tray Ceiling, Wildlife View, Updated enamel green switch
plates, Spacious Closet w/ organizer, upgraded fan,
Master Bath Full Luxury.
Bath Size 99 X 87.
Flooring 13 Tile also Tile Surround on the oversized Shower.
Fixture Color Bisque.
Fixtures Over sized Shower 49 X 28.
Upgraded Towel bars or paper holder - Yes.
Upgraded lighting Recessed light over shower, Upgraded Tulip lights over
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 61.
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.
Front Bedroom -
Size 117 X 11.
# of Windows 2 with High End Honey Comb Blinds, with top down, bottom up
Special Windows Window has ledge/window seat.
Closet number 1.
Closet type Reach in.
Closet Size 56 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 its full average size.
Loft could be changed into bedroom, or used as a workshop as it currently is.
Size L Shaped 188 X 10 + 86 X 38.
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
Closet number 1.
Closet type Walk-in.
Closet Size 75 X 39
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 buyers request. Shop light and extra electric at work
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-
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.
Size 93 X 67
Level - Main
Special Windows or Doors Window and Doors to kitchen and to garage.
Flooring Tile look Vinyl.
Molding Extra Wide Baseboard.
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
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.
Oversized:Size 1910 X 192. + 10 36
# of Car Spaces 2.
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 36 With Work Bench (Negotiable),
Special Features Window. Pull Down Stairs to Attic.
Front Portico -
Size 89 X 510
Material Concrete Floor
Facing Compass Direction North.
Special Features Covered Entry surrounded by lovely blooming gardens.
Back Patio -
Size 1410 X 118.
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
Exterior lighting - Yes
Street Style Meandering Low Volume -Development street
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 Oclocks (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.
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.
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:
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