40 Raphael Rd

Hockessin, DE 19707 View Map $555,000 Ask a Question

Dustin Oldfather

(302) 260-2000

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:DENC2043658
Sq. Feet:2,975
Date Sold:7/14/2023
Lot Size:0.53 Acres
County:New Castle

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Office:Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
This stunning contemporary home sits on over a half-acre property in the highly sought-after community of Bella Vista. Highlights include vaulted ceilings and skylights, exposed beams, an open living & dining space with two-story family room, a gorgeous screened porch and patio, a flexible floorplan, and a bright & cheery feel throughout. All of this, tucked amidst nature with a peaceful and private setting to enjoy year-round. Step inside to the foyer and first open living space with a vaulted ceiling and an open view out to the screened porch. Flow into the spacious kitchen with plenty of counter and cabinet space, a separate desk or coffee bar area and the adjoining dining room; ideal for gathering and entertaining. The gorgeous 2-story family room will WOW you with floor-to-ceiling windows and wood-burning insert fireplace for those chilly months. On this level, you will also find a bonus room off the foyer with a vaulted ceiling and wet bar, which could easily host a home theatre, gaming room, rec room, office, or a first-floor Primary Bedroom, if you so desire. This home's outdoor setting is just one of its best features. You will spend every moment possible in the soothing screened porch and patio with hot tub surrounded by nature to relax, read, dine, and entertain with your private tree-lined view for years to come. Back inside on the main level are three bedrooms and a full bath with dual vanity, a powder room for guests, and a perfectly-placed and equipped laundry room just off the kitchen. Upstairs, you will find the Primary Suite with vaulted ceiling, large walk-in closet with built-in shelving and en-suite bath with dual vanity. A partial basement offers plenty of space for storage or extra living space in the future, should your needs require it, and bonus features of this home include an oversized driveway, option for electric car charging in the garage, solar energy panels supplying 33% of your total electric annually, and a 22kw propane generator which can supply power to the whole house in case of a power outage. An ideal Hockessin location, this home is tucked within Bella Vista, yet situated in the heart of Hockessin and within the Red Clay School District. Be sure to view the virtual tour & floorplans and schedule a showing today!

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Community Information

Address:40 Raphael Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707
Area:Hockssn/Greenvl/Centrvl (30902)
County:New Castle
School District:Red Clay Consolidated
Subdivision:Bella Vista
Zip Code:19707
Neighborhood:BELLA VISTA


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1987
Construction: Brick, Wood Siding
Roof: Pitched, Shingle
Foundation: Block
Basement Type: Partial, Interior Access, Space For Rooms, Sump Pump, Unfinished

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Attic, Breakfast Area, Ceiling Fan(s), Exposed Beams, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Open, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Solar Tube(s), Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Window Treatments, Wood Floors
Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer - Electric, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Single, Oven/Range - Electric, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater
Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Concrete, Carpet, Hardwood, Wood
Main Level Bedrooms: 3
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Recreation Room, Bathroom 1, Primary Bathroom, Half Bath
Fireplace: Insert
Exterior Features: Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Hot Tub
Patio And Porch: Deck(s), Enclosed, Patio(s)
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Garage: Garage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access
Garage Spaces: 2
Cooling: Central A/C, Ceiling Fan(s), Solar On Grid, Whole House Fan
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air, Heat Pump - Electric BackUp
Heating Fuel: Electric
Hot Water: Electric

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 2975
Below Grade 0
Total 2975


Living RoomMain Level14x17
OtherMain Level9x13
Family RoomMain Level21x22
Dining RoomMain Level11x11
KitchenMain Level11x21
LaundryMain Level6x11
Recreation RoomMain Level20x26
Bedroom 1Main Level11x12
Bedroom 2Main Level11x12
Bedroom 3Main Level10x12
Bathroom 1Main Level8x10
Half BathMain Level
Primary BedroomUpper 1 Level14x17
Primary BathroomUpper 1 Level7x11

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.53 Acres
Lot Dimensions:110.00 x 210.90 Sq. Ft.
Lot Description: Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Private, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
Parking: Asphalt Driveway, Private
Parking Types: Attached Garage, Driveway
Parking Included In List Price: No
Driveway - # of Spaces: 4
Electric Service: 150 Amps, Circuit Breakers
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Directions:40 Raphael Road

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $4,733 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2022
School Tax: $3,547
New Financing: VA
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: Yes
County Tax Rate: $1,186.00 (Annually)
Acceptable Financing: Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA
Association Fee: $186.00
HOA Fee: $186.00 (Annually)



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Listing Information Last Updated 9/25/2023
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