Listing ID6943279
Listing Price$2,599,000
Est. Monthly Payment: $13,463.67See Details
StatusACTIVE
Bedrooms4
Total Baths4
Full Baths3
Partial Baths1
Square Feet 8,374
Acres 1.560
CountyDELAWARE
Property TypeResidential
Residential
Property Sub TypeDetached
Drawing from its rich history as part of the Dunminning Estate, once a sprawling 150+ acre tract owned by the Brown family of Girard Trust, the carriage house, Hidden Rock, stands as one of the last remaining structures from the 1887 estate & one of the largest & most architecturally impressive carriage houses. Sold in 1995 in a state of complete neglect, the current owners saw to a holistic & exciting renovation. In an effort to retain as much original detail, focus was brought to fashioning the once utilitarian structure into a warm, romantic & dramatic home. Soaring 30 foot ceilings, diamond patterned original fenestration, & the add. of 3 fps adding both warmth & charm, the updates were imaginative & as well as sensitive to the original aesthetic & structure. Centrally located & accessed by magnificent 12 foot sliding mahogany carriage doors, "The Court" offers immense living & social space, housing the DR, Screening area, Billiards & multi-seated Bar. Overhead Hand formed ceramic tiles hold a varied rustic appeal while the radiantly heated concrete flr provides functional warmth & a neutral palette. A wide arch on the southern exposure of the home opens to what was once the horse stable, now a sparkling white gourmet kit. boasting 14 ft ceilings, oversized cabinetry & granite as well as sealed wood counters. Adj. Butlers/Service Pantry provides storage in this open concept plan, while the a raised Brkfst area overlooks an inviting FR w/ wide, masonry firebrick fireplace. Able to be separated by detailed sliding doors, the opposite side of The Court offers a more formal space w/ a centrally located hearth in what the owners fondly call "The Oak Room". An adjacent Lib. w/ flr to ceiling custom shelving presents like a fine club & offers incredible work space or a potential 1st lvl bdrm w/ its en-suite full bath & walk in closet. A wide 2 story connection w/ the ground lvl currently purposed as an office, was once the lift which allowed carriages &tack to be hoisted on flr 2 for longer term storage. A traditional turned stair, leads to 3 bdrms, laundry & a full hall bath. A deluxe Master Suite is styled in neutral tones & offers 3 exposures of light as well as skylights in the sitting rm. The romantic Bdrm is bright & warm with a gas-burning fireplace & long views of the terrace & lawns. A sumptuous beige marble bath w/ separate tub & shower create the ultimate retreat ringed by expertly planned gardens & terraces.
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Contact - Listing ID 6943279

Richard Marcus

11 Crawford
Middletown, DE 19709
Phone: 3023765260

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