217 S Ford Ave

Wilmington, DE 19805 View Map $285,000 Ask a Question
PHOTOS & DETAILS: 217 S Ford Ave, Wilmington, DE 19805 For Sale - MLS #DENC2037294 - Photos, Virtual Tour, School Info - Real Estate Listing Info Photo 1
PHOTOS & DETAILS: 217 S Ford Ave, Wilmington, DE 19805 For Sale - MLS #DENC2037294 - Photos, Virtual Tour, School Info - Real Estate Listing Info Map

Dustin Oldfather

(302) 260-2000

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:DENC2037294
Sq. Feet:1,325
Date Sold:3/1/2023
Lot Size:0.19 Acres
County:New Castle

Listing Office

Office:Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
Broker Email:[email protected]
Welcome to 217 S Ford Avenue. This 3 bedroom, 2 full bathroom ranch home has been immaculately maintained and is ready for you to move in. A covered front porch leads to a tiled entrance way and bright living room with bay window and fireplace. The dining room overlooks the backyard and has display shelving around perimeter and crown molding. Sellers are offering a $1000 credit to replace the wall oven in kitchen that also comes with stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher. A back door off the kitchen provides access to a screened porch that runs along rear of house with steps down to a patio and fully landscaped and fenced backyard. The main bedroom includes 2 oversized closets and an en suite fully tiled bathroom. 2 additional bedrooms also have ample closet space and a second tiled bathroom is located off the main hallway. A full basement runs the entire footprint of the house and has a separate workshop area. There's plenty of parking and room to maneuver in the driveway leading to a detached 2 car garage with door openers. The entire property has extensive plantings and perennial beds with roses, lilacs, viburnum and daisies. All this comes with convenient access to downtown Wilmington, the Riverfront , I 95 and the new Barley Mill center with restaurants and Wegmans.

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Community Information

Address:217 S Ford Ave, Wilmington, DE 19805
Area:Wilmington (30906)
County:New Castle
Subdivision:Colonial Heights
Zip Code:19805

School Information

School District:Red Clay Consolidated
Middle School:ALEXIS I. DU PONT
Elementary School:AUSTIN D. BALTZ


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Year Built:1950
Construction: Brick
Roof: Asphalt
Foundation: Slab
Basement Type: Full, Unfinished

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Attic, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
Appliances: Icemaker, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator
Flooring: Carpet, Hardwood
Main Level Bedrooms: 3
Entry Level: 1
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Bedroom 1, Screened Porch
Fireplace: Brick, Fireplace - Glass Doors
Patio And Porch: Porch(es), Enclosed
Fencing: Wood, Chain Link
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade
Garage: Garage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener
Garage Spaces: 2
Cooling: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 1325
Below Grade 0
Total 1325


Living RoomMain Level12x20Fireplace - Gas
Dining RoomMain Level11x14Crown Molding
KitchenMain Level12x12
Bedroom 1Main Level12x16Attached Bathroom
Bedroom 2Main Level12x14
Bedroom 3Main Level9x11
Screened PorchMain Level6x18

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.19 Acres
Lot Dimensions:75.00 x 110.00 Sq. Ft.
Parking Types: Detached Garage, Driveway
Parking Included In List Price: No
Driveway - # of Spaces: 4
TV/Cable/Com: Above Ground, Cable TV, Phone Connected
Electric Service: 220 Volts, Circuit Breakers
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Transportation: Bus Stop less than 1 mile, Commuter Rail Station 1 to 5 miles
Directions:Lancaster Ave to S Ford Ave

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $1,992 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2022
School Tax: $1,493 (paid Annually)
New Financing: Conventional
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
County Tax Rate: $499.00 (Annually)
Other Fees: $25.00 (Annually)
Acceptable Financing: Cash, Conventional



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Listing Information Last Updated 5/29/2023
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