North Wilmington, Delaware Homes for Sale
Often referred to as Brandywine Hundred, North Wilmington homes for sale are situated a short distance from the buzz and bright lights of Downtown Wilmington. These sleepy suburban neighborhoods are slightly different than most of the Wilmington real estate market as they are primarily composed of single-family detached homes. That is where the differences end though. As many of the North Wilmington, Delaware homes for sale retain the charm and architectural assets that are seen throughout all of Wilmington's homes.
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North Wilmington Real Estate
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Properties in North Wilmington could easily stand alongside stately English homes and wouldn't be out of place. The opulence that pervades throughout homes in the community make them feel as though they could have been torn from the pages of Pride and Prejudice; homes that Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet once graced with their presence.
The Neo-Colonial and Neo-Georgian style is not the only magnificent thing about North Wilmington homes for sale though. The backyards are equally as spectacular and offer an abundance of opportunity for those with a creative streak and a green thumb.
Although they are not overly common, it is possible to find townhomes for sale in North Wilmington. Often found at the lower end of the price scale, the townhomes feature many original details including cast-iron radiators, original windows, built-in cabinets and crown molding. Though they are likely not suitable for the average family, these homes would suit investors and DIY specialists looking for a fun property to flip. The perfect starter home is still attainable in the North Wilmington real estate market however and can be snatched up for as little as the mid-300 thousand dollar mark. These homes will commonly be on large lots of 10,000 square feet or more so that families can continue to have room, no matter how much they grow.
The North Wilmington Lifestyle
Most of the communities that make up North Wilmington are perfectly located to be considered bedroom communities, as such, many of the residents of the community commute to their jobs in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and major Delawarean city, Wilmington. But residents in the area don't have to travel too far for entertainment or work if they choose not to; with many golf courses lining Route 202, the Wilmington Zoo, a thriving job market, and 16 schools all accessible in as little as 30 minutes.
As with most areas that date back as far as the middle of the 17th century, Brandywine Hundred and North Wilmington is peppered by a number of lavish and historically significant estates. Considered to be "American Castles", many of them are now open to the public. Both families of North Wilmington and visitors to the region can be found exploring these vast palatial-like structures and their beautiful gardens year-round.
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