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625 Southerness Dr, Luxurious Sprawling 55+ Home 6587335
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Active 55+ Lifestyle with no need to downsize! This spacious home has plenty of room to spread out, with a stunning 2 story Great room, with floor to ceiling Stone Fireplace, Open turned stairway leading to a large loft, and the gourmet kitchen of your dreams, with Cherry 42" Cabinets with Crown Molding, Pull out shelves, Glass front Cabinets, lovely under cabinet lighting, Tumbled marble Backsplash and SS Appliances! Oh, and don't forget the awesome butlers pantry! This home has an abundance of upgrades, starting with the full brick front, the dual sidelight and transom front door, Hardwood floors throughout the main floor, Many coffered ceilings, with lots of Crown Molding. The Main floor owner's suite has double door entry, Luxurious Bath, with Tiled floor and Roman Shower with clear glass surround and seats, Double Vanity, and private Wash Closet. The already spacious closet was expanded by the owners. The second bedroom on the main floor can be used as an office or hobby space. The additional full bath on the main floor, also has tile floor with marble threshold. Main floor laundry has large format tile flooring and front load washer and dryer, more cherry cabinets, and has a utility sink. The cathedral ceiling in the Sun Room continues the grand feeling of the home, and leads to a massive back paver patio with semi circle paver stairs and golf views (2nd Tee). And it has an automatic awning for outdoor pleasure without a beating sun. These owners even have a covered entry to the private basement entry! Unlike many of the already built 55+ homes, this one has a basement! AND the basement is largely finished with granite and Cherry Dry bar, Wine rack, Wine Fridge, and black Marble tile flooring. It also offers a 1/2 bath. The Surround sound in the Basement and Great Room are included as is the Basement wall mounted TV. Head upstairs and you have 2 additional bedrooms, with an upgraded Jack and Jill bath, allowing each bedroom to have their own bath vanity area, with a shared toilet and bath/shower area. It's really quite innovative! The Loft area offers lots of room, and could make a great music room, or library. it also has 2 over-sized closets. How would you use this upper level? For guests? Or how about a roommate, with their own private living space? If you enjoy entertaining, this home is perfect for you! $800 annual fee for Social/golf Club. Clubhouse fees will be raised when clubhouse is turned over.
625 Southerness Dr.
Townsend, DE  19734 US
Intersection of Perthshire & Odessa Blvd
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Features: Address: 625 Southerness Dr, Townsend, DE 19709 Throughout the home: Year Built – 2006. Approximate Sq Ft. – 4000 SF: 2935 SF Above Grade; 1065 SF in Permitted Finished basement with welled exit. (Door with stair to ground level) So you can have the joys of 55+ living with no or little need to downsize. Builder – Ryan. Model – Delray (no longer available) Faηade – Full Brick with Brick Soldiering and Keystone above windows, covered entry, and decorative “Jacks” under the soffits. Roof – 30 Year Architectural Shingles. Construction – 2X4 Foundation – Poured Concrete. Joists – Real Wood (not thin web, or engineered joists) Heater: Supply – Forced Air. Fuel – Natural Gas. # Zone Heat and Air – 1. Thermostat: Remotely programmable/control. Electric: Amps – 200. Circuit Breakers. Water Source – Public. Plumbing: Supply – CPVC. Outflow – PVC. Hotwater Tank: Fuel – Natural Gas. Capacity – 50. Brand – Bradford White. Septic/Sewer – Public Sewer. Windows: Tilt-in – Yes. Vinyl Clad – Yes Style – Single. Double Pane – Yex. Special Windows –Atrium window in Living Room. Many Transom windows over the standard windows. Many floor to almost ceiling windows. Ceiling Height 1st floor – 9’. 2nd Floor – 8’. Interior Doors: Style – 6-Panel. Color – White. Handles – Lever. French Drain – Yes. Sump Pump –Yes. Molding – Much upgraded molding throughout the home. Security System – Yes. Special Features – Golf View. Hardwood floor the entire 1st floor, except Tile Baths and Laundry. Matching window treatments thru main floor, can be included, if buyer would like. Designed from A subtle plaid predominantly russet red material. And many windows have Wide White Plantation blinds. The Foyer: Size – 27’0 X 6’7”. Exterior Approach – Curved Sidewalk from driveway, to covered entry. Exterior Door – Full View Pella Storm Door, Solid Panel Steel Door, With Dual Sidelights, and Transom window above. The two Stained Glass Windows on the sidelights can be included. (Buyer’s choice). Stairway Style – Open Turned Oak Staircase from the Family Room to the upper Loft. Oversized “Toe” Stair at the base of the stairs. Banister Design – White Turned Spindles with Oak Banister. Lights – Upgraded - Amber edged white lights. Dome light in Foyer, Drop 3 candle light in the stairway. Nickle switch plate in Foyer with dimmer for recessed light in Decorator Niche. Additional Recessed lights. Flooring – Hardwood. Molding – Coffered Ceiling with Drop Crown Molding, Grand Pillared entries to the Dining Room and Living Room. Walls – Painted Soft Yellow. Closet – 2’11” X 2’5”. Rooms Connected – Front Entry, Formal Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Family Room, Stairs up. Special Features – Wide and Dramatic Foyer. Decorative Niche to show off your most stunning art or floral design. The Family/Great Room: Size – 19’7” X 14’ 9”. Special Ceiling – Vaulted 2 story Volume Ceiling. Fireplace Type – Natural Gas. Fireplace Surround – Stacked Stone floor to Ceiling with Raised Hearth. Special Windows or Doors – Transoms over the Ceiling to 8’ Tall back windows. Ceiling fan – Yes – Wrought Iron and Brass Hardware, 5 dark wood blades, and Frosted White dome light. Lights – 2 Recessed lights to Fireplace. Ceiling fan light. Flooring – Gleaming hardwood. Molding – Detailed edging on the side of the open stair way. Walls – Soft Yellow. Relationship to Kitchen – Open in Great Room Effect. Rooms Connected – Kitchen, Foyer, Stairs to open loft above. Special Features – Spacious and beautifully appointed. Surround sound (included) Warm flickering fireplace on cool evenings for cuddling up with your favorite person (or pet). Or setting a festive mood for holiday celebrations. Dramatic open staircase to the open loft. The Kitchen: Size – 13’7” X 12’ 0 “ Work area, and 12’0 X 11’0 Eating area for a total area of 24’7” X 12’0”. Style – Eat-in – with separate eating area. Special Ceiling – 2 – Story. Cabinets: Material – Beautiful Cherry. Amount of Cabinets – Upper – 12 + 3 in Butler’s Pantry. Lower – 11 + 2 in Butler’s Pantry. Drawers – 10 + 2 in Butlers Pantry. 42” Cabinets – Yes. Crown Molding – Yes. Pull out Shelves – Yes. Specialty Cabinets – 5 Glass Front Cabinets. Decorator Space Above – Yes. Knobs – Nickle. Counter: Material – Glorious Granite. Color – Black with Sienna and Grey. Counter Space: Linear Feet - 21’9”. Square Feet - .40.875 SF. Back Splash: Material – Tumble Marble (or something very similar). Color – Shades of Sand, Ochre, and Cream with Listello including Black and a mute pumpkin tone. Appliance Color – Stainless Steel. Refrigerator: Included. Type - Side by Side. Icemaker – Yes. Door dispenser - Ice Cubes, Crushed Ice, Water. Brand – Whirlpool. Cook Top w/ 2 Wall Ovens: Included. How many ovens - 2. Self Cleaning - Yes. Convection – Yes. Brand – GE Profile. Baking Fuel – Electric.. Cooking Fuel – Natural Gas. Microwave: Built-in – Yes. Brand – GE Spacemaker XL1800. Dishwasher: Brand – GE. Garbage Disposal – Yes. Pantry size – 5’1” X 4’1” Plus an open Butler’s Pantry. Island – Yes. Multi Tier –Yes. Size – Upper is approx. 8’3” X 1’6” Breakfast bar. Breakfast Bar – Yes. Sink – Style - Vegetable. Depth –Deep 7” Mount –Under. Sink Material – Stainless Steel. Faucet Brand – Moen. Style - Single Control. Hose – in Faucet. Fireplace Type – You can see the Family Room Fireplace from the work area. Special Windows or Doors – Floor to 8’ Windows with Transoms in Eating Area. 3 Stationary Decorative Windows over the cabinets. Lights – 7 Recessed Lights, Under Cabinet Lights, Drop Amber Edged 3 light Chandelier in Eating Area. Flooring – Rich Hardwood. Walls – Soft Yellow. Relationship to Family Room – Open in Great Room Fashion Rooms Connected – Family Room, Dining Room (Through Butler’s Pantry), Sun Room. Special Features – Spacious Gourmet kitchen. Both Lovely and Functional. Perfect for Holiday Feast, entertaining, or dinner for 2. Dining Room: Size – 13’0” X 12’10” Special Ceiling – Coffered with drop Crown Molding. Special Windows or Doors – Triple window – Walk-in Bay. Lights – Grand 9 – lite – 2-tiered Chandelier with Antiqued Brass hardware, and Amber edged white light covers. Flooring – Hardwood. Molding - Beautiful Crown Molding, Chair Rail, and Pillared entry from Foyer. Walls – Two Tone – Soft Yellow and Golden Harvest. Relationship to Kitchen – Thru Butler’s Pantry. Rooms Connected – Kitchen, Foyer, Living Room. Special Features – Spacious, and elegant. Living Room: Size – 14’1” X 10’10”. Special Windows or Doors – Triple Window Walk-in Bay, Grand Atrium Window in the front. Flooring – More Fine Hardwood. Molding – Crown Molding and Columns to Foyer. Walls – Soft Yellow. Rooms Connected – Dining Room and Foyer. Special Features – Walk-m Bay – Lots of Natural Light. Sun Room: Size – 9’10” X 7’4”. Special Ceiling – Cathedral. Special Windows or Doors – 2 Side Floor to 8” Windows with Transom above, French Door to back Patio. Ceiling fan – Yes – White on White. Lights – Frosted Dome on Ceiling Fan. Flooring – Hardwood. Walls – Soft yellow. Rooms Connected – Kitchen Eating Area and Patio. Special Features – Cozy, bright and great golf view of 2nd T. Office or 4th Bedroom: Size – 11’0” X 11’0” Level – Main. Special Windows or Doors – Double Windows with Curved top Window Treatment. Flooring – Stunning Hardwood. Walls – Painted Soft Orange. Private – Yes. Rooms Connected – Main Floor back Foyer. Total # Bedrooms – 3 to 4. Owner Bedroom and Bath: Bedroom: Size – 18’2” X 13’11”. Level – Main. Special Ceiling – Coffered with Crown Molding. Entry Doors – Classic Double. Ceiling fan – Yes – White on White with Frosted White Dome light. Flooring – Fabulous Hardwood. Molding – Crown Molding. Walls – Painted – Pumpkin tone. Closet number – 1. Closet type – Oversized Walk-in. (Owner opted to forgo the Garden Tub in the bathroom to expand the closet space!) Closet Size – L Shaped – 7’6 X 6’0” & 6’2” X 4’6”. Special Features – Oversized Closet, Upgraded Bath. Bath: Bath Size – 12’9” X 5’10” + 6’0” X 2’8” Private Wash Closet. Fixtures – Roman Shower, with Frameless Glass enclosure, Double Seats, and Tile surround. Shower Surround – Lovely tile with decorative Listello. Upgraded Towel bars or paper holder - Yes. Upgraded lighting – Yes, 2 – Brass hardware with 3 downward facing Frosted white light covers. Upgraded Faucet(s) – Yes. Private W/C – Yes. # of Sinks – 2. Vanity Material – Cherry Cabinets. Vanity Style - 4-Doors. Comfort Height Vanity – Yes. Counter Material and color – Cultured marble – Cream. Counter Top Length – 6’. Special Features – Window for natural light and fresh air. Bedrooms: Upper Left. Size – 14’3” X 12’2”. Level – Upper. # of Windows – 2. Closet number – 1. Closet type – Reach-in. Closet Size – 9’1” X 2’0” + Attich Acces. Closet Door Style & number – 2 – Pull. Flooring – Neutral Plush Carpet. Walls – Dark Sand tone. Special Features – Access to own vanity section of Jack and Jill bath. Huge closet. Bedroom: Upper Right. Size – 12’9” X 12’0” + 10’0” X 5’0” Alcove. Level - Upper Special Ceiling – Partly hipped. # of Windows – 2 Normal Windows, plus one Decorative. Closet number – 1. Closet type – Reach-in. Closet Size – 10’4” X 2’0” + W attic Access in the eaves. Closet Door Style & number – 2 – Pull type. Flooring – Plush Neutral Carpet. Walls – Sienna Tone. Special Features – Alcove. Personal entrance to Vanity area of the Jack and Jill Bath. Total # Baths – 3 Full, 1 Half. Bath Which -Main Floor Hall. Style – Full. Size – 7’7” X 4’11” Level – Main. Flooring – 8” Tile. Walls – Tan. Fixture Color – White. Fixtures – Tub/Shower Combo. Tub/Shower Surround – Fiberglass. Upgraded Towel bars or paper holder - Yes. Upgraded Faucet(s) – Yes. Upgraded lighting – Yes. – Brass Hardware with 2 Frosted Marbled Light covers. Vanity: Material – Cherry. Style – 2 Doors. # of Sinks – 1. Height – Standard. Counter Material – Cultured Marble. Counter Color – White. Counter Top Length – 2’5.5”. Linen Closet Size – in Hall. Special Features – Medicine Cabinet. Bath Which – Upper Jack and Jill. Style - Full and a half….2 – vanity areas and shared toilet Bath/shower Combo area. Size – 5’4” X 4’0”.Left sink, 5’4” X 4”0” Right Sink, 9’0” X 7’0”, Bath and Toilet Common area. Level – Upper. Flooring – 8” Tan Tiles. Fixture Color – White. Fixtures – Tub/Shower Combo. Tub/Shower Surround – Fiberglass. Upgraded Towel bars or paper holder - Yes. Upgraded Faucet(s) – Yes. Upgraded lighting – Brass Hardware with 3 - Frosted White Marble light covers. Vanity: Material – Cherry. Style – 2 Doors. Each. # of Sinks – 1 Each. Height – Standard. Counter Material – Cultured Marble. Counter Color – White. Counter Top Length – 30”. Linen Closet Size –– in loft. Bath Which - Powder Room. Style – Half. Size – 5’5” X 5’0”. Level – Lower. Flooring – 10” X 8” Cream and Tan Tiles. Walls – Golden Wheat. Fixture Color – White. Upgraded Towel bars or paper holder - Yes. Upgraded Faucet(s) – Yes. Upgraded lighting – Brass Hardware with 2 Frosted Marbled White Light covers. Vanity: Material – Cherry. Style - 2 Doors. Height – Standard. Counter Material – Cultured Marble. Counter Color – White. Counter Top Length – 30”. Linen Closet Size - 6’5” X 2’8” The Upper Hallway: Loft Size – 17’2” X 14.0” Ceiling fan – Yes, White on White with White Frosted Dome light. Lights – On Ceiling Fan. Flooring – Neutral Plush Carpet. Molding – Safety Rail, White Turned Spindles with Oak Railing. With lovely overlook view of the great room. Walls – Closet – Walk-in Closet – 6’8” X 6’0”, Linen Closet – 4’11” X 1’1”. Rooms Connected – 2 – Bedrooms. Special Features – Could be a Library, Office, Hobby Space, or Music Room. Laundry: Size – 9’0” X 5’11”. Level - Main. Lights – Large Bright Florescent. Flooring – 12” Tile in Tans and Creams. Walls – Moss Green. Dryer Fuel – Electric. Color – White – Front load Whirlpool Washer and Dryer. Utility Sink –Yes. Special Features – 6 - Cherry Cabinets, Paper towel holder. Misc Rooms: Bar Area of the Basement: Size – 17;10” X 9’8”. Level – Lower. Lights – Recessed. Flooring – Black – Polished Marble. Cabinets – Cherry – 4 upper Cabinets (2 w/glass front) 4 Lower Cabinets, 2 Drawers. Counter Top – Granite. Walls – Painted a Golden Wheat. Special Features – Wine Glass Bar Rack, and Wine Shelves. Wine Fridge. Basement Rec Room: Size – 29’9” X 24’0”. Level – Lower. Lights – 12 Recessed. Flooring – Neutral, Plush Carpet. Walls – Painted Golden Wheat. Special Features – Surround Sound (included). Mounted Large Flat Screen TV (Included). Attic: Access Style- Panel. And Access to Storage under the eaves in both upper bedrooms. Basement: Outside entrance – Covered Welled Exit (Full Door with Stairs). Ceiling Height – 8’. Finished – Yes. Professionally – Yes with Permits. Bath – Yes – ½ Bath. # of Rooms – 2 as one great room. Bar and Rec Room. Shelving – In 2 unfinished areas. Wooden Shelves Included, Metal Shelves are available to purchase. Special Features: Full Blanket Insulation. Garage: Size – 20’2” W X 18’8” D. # of Car Spaces – 2. Attached – Yes. # of Garage Doors and opening size- 1 16’ W X 8’ T (extra Tall). Door Openers - 1. Key Pad – Yes. Shelving – Metal Shelves can be purchased. Refrigerator in Garage Included. Patio: Location – Back. Level – Main. Size – 26’ X 17’ – With Matching Walkway to Welled Exit from basement. Material – Pavers. View – Golf View Overlooking Second Tee. Facing: NW. Special Features – Half Circle Stairs. Automatic Retractable Awning (included) Lot, Yard and Exterior: Exterior lighting – Black Coach Lights – with Automatic Timer, Motion Detector Spot lights in the back. Street Style – Quiet Development Through Street. Pool – Association. Surrounded By – Similar homes, Golf Course, Club House. Some of the Plants: Sycamore, Dwarf Alberta Spruce. Special Features: Directly across from fire hydrant (good for your insurance) Location: Just Minutes from Rt. 13, Rt. 1 to 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. When Writing A Contract: Owner: Tyree D. and Rita L. Pruitt Property: 625 Southerness Dr., Townsend, DE Tax ID: 14-013.31-180 Preferred Possession: Negotiable. Inclusions: All in “As Is” Condition: Items listed on contract: Cooktop, Wall Oven (2), Refrigerator(3) (Kitchen, 2nd is the wine fridge in Dry Bar, 3rd Garage Refrigerator), with (1 - kitchen)Icemaker, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Washer, Dryer, Bathroom vents/fans, Water Heater, Sump Pump, Storm Doors, Screens, Furnace De-Humidifier, Smoke detectors, Fireplace Screen/Doors, Ceiling Fans (4), Central Vacuum, with Attachments, Range Hood-exhaust Fan (Part of the Micro), Garage Door Openers (1), w/ Remotes (all), Drapery/Curtain Rods, Shades/Blinds, Security Systems (Owned), Fire Detecting Equipment (Owned) (Can be monitored at buyers Expense.) Additional Included Items. Wood Shelving in Basement. Surround sound in the Family room and Rec Room (including speakers) Mounted TV in the Rec Room. Exclusions: Items listed on contract That do NOT exist in the home: Oven/Range, Stand Alone Freezer, Trash Compactor, Water Conditioner (Owned or Leased), Water Filter, Furnace Humidifier, Fireplace Equipment, Electronic Air Filter, Attic Fan, Whole House Fan, Window Fans (#),Intercoms, Solar Equipment, Attached Antenna/Rotor, Pool Equipment, Pool Cover, Hot Tub Equipment, W/ Cover, Hard Cornices/Valences, Sheds/outbuildings, Play Ground Equipment, Wood Stove, Satellite Dish, w/ Remotes and Controls, Fuel Storage Tanks, (Owned or Leased), Security Systems (Leased), Fire Detecting Equipment (Leased). Buyers Choice: (Seller will Include if the buyer want them, but if the buyer does not want them, the seller will keep): Draperies/Curtains, For Sale: Metal shelves in Garage and basement. Some Furniture.(definitely not the Dining Room Set). Seller’s reason for selling: Moving closer to family Important Agent Information: When Writing an Offer DuCioa: Additional Terms: “DuCioa docs will be ordered by seller no later than 3 days after receipt of ratified contract. The Seller will provide the DuCioa Docs to the buyer within 20 days of Ratification. The Buyer will have 5 days to review the documents, and if desired, cancel the contract and all deposit moneys will be returned the buyer. Mortgage: Pre-Approval from a Reputable Local Lender – ie. New Penn, Annie Mac, Prospect Mortgage, Citizens Bank, Fairway Mortgage, Shelter Mortgage, Artisans Bank. Mortgage Commitment - Please add the following wording to Additional Terms: “Mortgage Commitment to be delivered on or before the commitment due date & will be free of any contingencies regarding the buyer’s credit worthiness with the exception of final VOE & Credit Report”. Time is of the Essence in all Cases: Para: 34: Mark changes “Yes” In comment line write” Time is of the essence in all cases, effectively striking last sentence of Para. 7 & and 1st phrase of Para. 8. Home Sale Contingencies: Home Sale Contingencies - Where Buyer’s home is NOT under Contract: Will not be recommended to the seller. If writing an offer including one, include a knock-out clause (48-72 hour warning). Include the MLS sheet on the contingent property, provide comps for contingent property – if contingent property is not on the market – still provide comps, info on the property, when it will be available for showings and be marketed, and what the buyer’s agent’s commission will be. Home sale contingency if buyer’s home is under contract, but must sell prior to settling on this home – Attach copy of the contract, along with mortgage information for that contract. Add a clause to our contract: “Seller’s agent will be kept informed of all activity related to the sale of the buyer’s home within 24 hours of buyers’ agent’s knowledge. Buyer will not agree to any”. IF no home sale contingency: Explicit indication in the contract re: “No Real property must be sold by Buyer to complete this transaction” Agent and Contract Delivery Information Listing Agent: RE/Max 1st Choice RM1ST Deb Sullivan 4014308 100 S. Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 Phones: 302-378-6410 home office (Best Number) 302-893-0847 Cell Email: 302-378-8700 main office (rarely there) Directions to office: Rt 1, to Middletown/Odessa Exit # 136 (Rt 299), go West From Exit (towards downtown Middletown), Turn Left (South) at Rt 71 (Broad Street) We are one block up on the Right. Mail Slot is to the right side of the Side Entrance.
Fact Sheet:
Listing Type: Sale
Property Type: Luxury
Architecture Type: CapeCod
Year Built: 2006
Price: $349,900
Sold Date: 1/15/2016
Interior Size: 4000 sq. ft.
Stories: 1.5
Lot Size: .13 acre(s)
Bedrooms: 4 room(s)
Bathrooms: 3.1 room(s)
Garage Size (# of cars): 2
Property Tax: $3,420
Bonus Room, Living Room, Formal Living Room, Dining Room, Formal Dining Room, Fireplace, Balcony, Security System, Garage Door Opener, Vaulted Ceilings, Walk-In Closets, Panoramic View, Basement, Breakfast Nook, Patio, Central Air, Master Bedroom, Family Room, Gourmet Kitchen


Last Updated: 5/23/2016
Listed by Deb Sullivan of RE/MAX 1st Choice

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