279 Kennett Pike Chadds Ford, PA
$ 575,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#PACT534866
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCHESTER
  • CityChadds Ford
  • AreaKennett Twp
  • NeighborhoodNONE AVAILABLE
  • Zip19317
  • StyleColonial,Traditional
  • Year Built1841
  • Taxes7605
  • Price$ 575,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2779
  • Lot Size2.2 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Live extraordinarily. This inspiring Chadds Ford home is beaming with history and awaiting its next storyline. A seamless mix of old and new, this home exudes warmth and characteristic 19th century detail, while simultaneously offering contemporary comforts you will surely appreciate. Highlights include original stone walls, rich random-width hardwood flooring, high ceilings on both floors, impressive built-ins, deep-set windowsills, 3 staircases, impressive wainscotting and dentil crown molding, loaded kitchen & renovated baths, and so much more. Natural lighting floods into spacious and adjoining Living, Dining, and Breakfast Rooms through a bay window and stunning and original floor-to-ceiling windows. A beautiful Sunroom with wall of windows and coffered ceiling looks out over the parklike property. The Contemporary Kitchen, elevated to modern standards, features stainless-steel appliances and hood, flamed granite countertops, double stainless-steel sink, garden window, recessed lighting, and convenient back staircase. The hardwood floors, character, and rich details extend upstairs and throughout all 4 Bedrooms. The Master Suite with elegantly updated en-Suite Bath has a second private Sunroom for enjoying mornings and evenings with a tree-top view. A separate bedroom with full en-Suite Bath sits above the kitchen enjoys privacy and could be a guest bedroom, home office, in-law or au pair suite. A circular driveway anchored by an enormous Dawn Redwood tree welcomes you to this gorgeous 2.2 acre property. The gently sloping land with mature trees, established plantings, and brickwork walkway could be a gardener's paradise. Built in 1841, historians detail its ownership back to prominent abolitionists who were stationmasters on the Underground Railroad. The property is documented by the Pennsylvania Historical Commission, but not subject to any historical restrictions. Allow your creative juices to flow; this home is zoned R-2, offering endless possibilities for a Bed & Breakfast, home-based business, or whatever you’re driven to check-off your bucket list. A 180 year old stone sub-cellar extends two stories underground would make an excellent wine cellar. A 6-bay garage is the perfect accompaniment for any and all projects, crafts, hobbies, or whatever your imagination can dream up. Within the Kennett Consolidated School District, close to the prominent, trendy, and bustling areas of Greenville and Kennett Square, and conveniently close to everything that Chadds Ford has to offer including renowned restaurants, shopping, nightlife, wineries, cultural attractions, and festivals synonymous with the beautiful Brandywine Valley. This home sits directly on the “Kennett Bikeway” that connects downtown Wilmington with Longwood Gardens, Kennett Bikeway is part of the Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway. Convenient access to airports and AMTRAK makes travel to NYC, and DC a breeze. Be a part of this area’s history and enjoy every second creating your own history in this unique and impressive home. This home is being sold AS-IS, and is priced to accommodate improvements. Be sure to view the floorplans and virtual tour, and schedule a showing today!

Price History
4/28/2021 Listed $575,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, Other
Accessibility None
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances
Architectural Style Colonial, Traditional
Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick, Stone
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C, Zoned
Days on Market 9
Flooring Hardwood
Garage Spaces 6.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Hot Water
Interior Features Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Wine Storage
Levels 2
MLS Area Kennett Twp (10362)
Municipality KENNETT TWP
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway, Circular Driveway
Possession Immediate
Price Per Sq Ft 206.91
Property Type Residential
Roof Architectural Shingle
Security Features Security System
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Septic Exists
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 7605.0
Tax Lot 0063.0100
Tax Year 2020
Utilities Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone, Other
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Trees/Woods
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning R-2

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2779
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Outside Entrance, Poured Concrete, Shelving, Unfinished
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N No
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement
Living Area 2779
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Sun/Florida Room, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Primary Bathroom, Half Bath
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 4
Window Features Bay/Bow

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 6
Garage Features Oversized
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Lot Features Backs to Trees, Partly Wooded, Trees/Wooded
Lot Size Acres 2.20
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 95832.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Total Parking Spaces 6
Type of Parking Detached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bathroom 2 Upper 1
Bathroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 1
Breakfast Room Main
Dining Room Main
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main
Living Room Main
Primary Bathroom Upper 1
Primary Bedroom Upper 1
Sun/Florida Room Upper 1
Sun/Florida Room Main


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19317

AVG $1.19M
AVG $11,279
AVG 184
Year Built
AVG 1947

Looking for a more comfortable experience?

Download our mobile app for a personalized browsing experience.

Areas We Cover