Elegant and upscale city living with everything-at-your-fingertips on Emerson Rd.! This 5BRs/3 1/2 bath home is nestled in beautiful Brandywine Hills, where tree-line streets and ribbons of sidewalks run parallel to sprawling lawns and exclusive homes. Trim hedges line this home’s brick exterior with charcoal gray shutters and authentic Georgian detailing in door/window trim/cornice, while landscaped bed borders driveway that leads back to detached, turned 2-car garage with 21’
by 28’ turnaround. Center brick walkway/steps with classic black wrought iron railing grants access to this grand 2-story beauty that boasts back-of-home open floorplan, finished lower level. Enjoy museum-like perennial gardens. Step inside to 2-story foyer, where light hardwood floors stretch out
acting as anchor for stunning turned custom colonial staircase with overlook and continue into LR/DR.To right is formal LR revealing its splendor with lovely see-through/dual-sided FP with white wood/marble surround, crown molding (here and in DR) and 4 windows. Opposite LR is formal DR, generous in size and dramatic in its red-brick color. Both tile-floored PR with faux-painted tile squares and pedestal sink and laundry room with shelving are conveniently tucked in hall between DR/kitchen. Back of home unfolds with beauty and space. Rooms easily blend into each other creating airy ambiance. Gourmet kitchen features custom cherry cabinets are highlighted by ceramic tile backsplash/ceramic glass tile border, while black/SS appliances (new DW/refrigerator) offer distinction against earth-toned granite countertops. Stunning red sink raises the bar! Details make the difference!
Enjoy desk with built-in statement-making mail slots/wine rack/pantry, striking crown molding and subtle under-cabinet lighting. Kitchen is open to sun-drenched breakfast area, thanks to window and glass-pane back door. Tile-floored kitchen transitions to adjacent, carpeted FR with views through windows to sumptuous gardens. Dual-sided FP takes center stage and is adorned by built-in custom cherry bookcases on either side. Trio of rooms offers extensive span of space! Voluminous finished LL adds bonus layer of rooms to already expansive home and lends itself easily to creating pockets of bar area, game room, TV spot and more. Off main room are BR and hall full bath. Wrap around and study/office with 2 closets and deep alcove, perfect for filing cabinet, offers private, quiet space. 2 nd
floor of home adds 4 more BRs and 2 more baths to the ever-growing home’s impressive list. 3 secondary BRs are situated to one side of home and are spacious, carpeted, and offer roomy closets, while hall bath provides tub/shower and dual-sink oak vanity. Primary suite claims its own wing and resonates luxury! It’s substantial in size with alcove that serves as retreat area, and where cleverly DD closet was added. In addition, hall leads past 2 walk-in closets with build-ins to lavish primary bath of 6’dual-sink cherry vanity, almost full wall of built-in shelves, tile shower and jacuzzi. From kitchen step out onto 18’ by 12’ brick terrace that easily accommodates effortless entertaining and looks beyond to dazzling mix of rainbow-colored perennials, lush greenery, pebbled pavers, white trellises, and spectacular fishpond with cascading water. Succession of evergreens borders one side of lawn, while other side boasts white decorative panels, enveloping lawn in peaceful environment and vivid color! Sip morning coffee, relax with page-turning book in afternoon, and dine al fresco in evening! Centrally located in a friendly, coveted community, this home is also merely steps away from DE Greenway, 1 block from Rockwood Park and Museum, 1 mile from Rt. 202, 10 mins. to downtown Wilm. and
Wilm./Amtrak Train Station and 25 mins. to Phil. Airport offering suburbia surroundings with effortless access. Extraordinary living on Emerson Rd.!