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Listing IDMDCA2007470
Total Baths6
Full Baths5
Partial Baths1
SqFt 4,073
Acres 74.750
Year Built1714
Property TypeFarms
Property Sub TypeDetached
**PLEASE - No drive-bys, no driveway pull-ins, approved appointments ONLY.*** Multiple streams of passive income on Historic Cedar Hill Farm, none of which interfere with the quiet enjoyment of the main home and grounds. **All natural farm. No pesticides or herbicides since 2017! The Manor home offers over 3500 sf in the owners quarters with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Attached to the back of the main home, there is a full private guest suite with separate entrance and double balcony offering another 700+ sf with one bedroom and two bathrooms. The manor home is over 300 years old and boasts stunning original brickwork, highly prized historic woodwork throughout, original wide plank flooring and huge open spaces with grand architectural features. Other residential dwellings include a large one bedroom guest house with stunning industrial farmhouse finishings and an adorable little one bedroom cottage with a private driveway. (Total of 3 homes plus the attached guest house) The grounds include ancient shade trees (Chestnut, Elm, Oak, Maple and so many more), a stunning boxwood lined rose garden, rolling hills, pasture, gardens, and miles of wooded trails. Buildings include: 60x120 indoor riding arena, 6 stall horse stable with a half bathroom, hot/cold water, large storage room, tack room, huge loft, large run-in for extra horses or livestock, two large tobacco barns, historic corn crib, tool shed, garden shed, cedar shake carriage barn, and multiple smaller storage buildings and livestock shelters. The rolling grounds also host multiple creeks/streams with small waterfalls and 2 wooden bridges. A stocked pond is ready for your fishing outings or small kayak adventures. New features include approximately 15 acres of 2”x4” no-climb livestock/equine fencing with an extra electric line along the top (all of this fencing new in 2022.) The master bathroom was completely renovated in 2021 as well as the main level powder room. New architectural roof in 2018. New steam boiler in 2017. 2 new HVAC systems in 2022. All carpentry restoration and all white wood surfaces scraped and painted on the main house in 2021. The white cottage was scraped and painted inside and out in 2020. Main house was upgraded with new insulation and the partial crawl space was encapsulated in 2020. With all of the restoration and renovations complete, this Historic gem is ready for you to move in and enjoy! (Agent owned)(Historic Preservation & Agricultural Preservation) History: This land was originally settled by John Bigger and the property was known as Bigger Plantation. The manor home was completed in approximately 1714. By the early 1800’s, the property had changed hands and was owned by the Gantt family whose descendants still live in the area today. The original property included over 1200 acres all the way down to the banks of the river. Today, this brick home sits atop the highest point of the remaining 74+ acres.
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John Luca

88 Lantana Dr.
Hockessin, DE 19707
Phone: 3029996966
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John Luca Team
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors
88 Lantana Dr.
Hockessin DE 19707
Direct: 302-999-6966
Broker: 302-999-9999
Fax: Cell: 302-740-5872