284 Merion Road, Dover, DE 19904-2325 $237,900

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,136
Acreage: 0.28
Age:42 years
Style:
Other
MLS#: DEKT230950
Subdivision: Woodlands Of Foxhall
Design/Type:
Detached

Description

Beautiful wooded colonial home with four bedrooms, two and a half baths, basement and two car garage, now available in the coveted community of Fox Hall. Partial brick front home, sitting on a slight rise is framed by mature trees. There is a picturesque stone path that cuts through the landscaping to arrive at the front entrance with overhang. Enter through the front door into the foyer with hardwood floors, chair rail, crown molding and oversized coat closet with auto light. To the right is the spacious living room in neutral tones with crown molding. The elegant dining room has hardwood floors, crown molding and chair rail. The kitchen has hardwood floors, crown molding, chair rail and tile backsplash for cosmetic accents. For functional perks the kitchen has ceiling fan with light, easy clean flat top stove, stainless steel refrigerator included, garbage disposal, roll out drawers in some of the cabinets and in the cabinet pantry. Off the kitchen is the spacious sunken family room with a floor to ceiling brick fireplace, flanked by built in cabinets. Step through a slider into the three season sunroom with multiple sliding doors to the backyard and patio. Powder room and laundry finish out the main floor. The owner's suite has hardwood floors, ceiling fan with light, dressing area and updated owner's bath. Three good size bedrooms, and double sink in hall bath round out the second floor. The basement has bilco doors to access the outside and the pool table is included. Two car garage with storage room and cabinets gives you plenty of storage space. The back yard has a cement patio, an open area from trees for maximum sunlight and a large storage shed for all your yard equipment. Sellers have maintained the home and kept up with updates like a roof in 2012 with 50 year warranty, water heater in 2017 with 6 year warranty, oil tank in 2018 with 10 year warranty, updated garage doors and gutters, updated owner's bath, kitchen sink, dishwasher and refrigerator replaced in the last four years. There is attic storage with pull down stairs, and whole house fan along with other details you will only see when you tour this home. So don't miss out, book your tour today!

Sitting Room: 8 X 8 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 13 X 12 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 12 X 10 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 12 X 12 - Upper 1
Living Room: 18 X 13 - Main
Dining Room: 13 X 13 - Main
Kitchen: 14 X 13 - Main
Family Room: 26 X 12 - Main
Sun/Florida Room: 12 X 11 - Main
Laundry: 5 X 4 - Main
Taxes: $2,108
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Capital

Features

Utilities
Forced Air Heating, Oil, Central A/C, Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer

Garage/Parking
Attached Garage, Driveway, Additional Storage Area, Garage Door Opener, Garage - Front Entry, Inside Access, Oversized, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Interior
Outside Entrance Basement, Unfinished Basement, Brick Fireplace

Exterior
Frame Exterior

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Public Elementary (13 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
North Dover Elementary School Capital School District K-4 Dover 1.24 mi
Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center Appoquinimink School District K-K Townsend 1.49 mi
Fairview Elementary School Capital School District Preschool-4 Dover 1.52 mi
Academy Of Dover Charter School Academy Of Dover Charter School K-5 Dover 1.63 mi
William Henry Middle School Capital School District 5-6 Dover 1.79 mi
Kent County Community School Capital School District Preschool-12 Dover 1.79 mi
Campus Community School Campus Community Charter School K-8 Dover 1.82 mi
Booker T. Washington Elementary School Capital School District K-4 Dover 1.95 mi
Towne Point Elementary School Capital School District K-4 Dover 2.41 mi
South Dover Elementary School Capital School District K-4 Dover 3.09 mi
Brown (W. Reily) Elementary School Caesar Rodney School District 1-5 Dover 3.47 mi
East Dover Elementary School Capital School District Preschool-4 Dover 3.52 mi
Simpson (W.B.) Elementary School Caesar Rodney School District 1-5 Wyoming 4.15 mi

Public Middle (7 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
William Henry Middle School Capital School District 5-6 Dover 1.79 mi
Kent County Community School Capital School District Preschool-12 Dover 1.79 mi
Campus Community School Campus Community Charter School K-8 Dover 1.82 mi
Central Middle School Capital School District 7-8 Dover 2.57 mi
First State Military Academy 9-10 Dover 2.74 mi
Fifer (Fred) Middle School Caesar Rodney School District 6-8 Camden 4.31 mi
Positive Outcomes Charter School Positive Outcomes Charter School 7-12 Camden 4.94 mi

Public High (6 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Dover High School Capital School District 9-12 Dover 1.54 mi
Kent County Community School Capital School District Preschool-12 Dover 1.79 mi
Early College High School At Delaware State University 9-12 Dover 1.81 mi
First State Military Academy 9-10 Dover 2.74 mi
Caesar Rodney High School Caesar Rodney School District 9-12 Camden 4.3 mi
Positive Outcomes Charter School Positive Outcomes Charter School 7-12 Camden 4.94 mi

Private (14 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
St John's Lutheran School Preschool-8 Dover 1 mi
The Little School Preschool-K Dover 1.26 mi
Delaware State University Early Childhood Laboratory - Dover 1.81 mi
Kingdom Christian Academy Preschool-8 Dover 2.65 mi
Wesley Preschool Preschool-Preschool Dover 2.67 mi
Honeysuckle Knoll School 1-8 Dover 3 mi
Rose Valley School 1-8 Dover 3.13 mi
Capitol Baptist School Preschool-12 Dover 3.21 mi
Wileys School 7-8 Dover 3.4 mi
Apple Grove School 1-8 Dover 3.83 mi
Green Hill 1-8 Dover 4.28 mi
Central Christian School K-12 Dover 4.37 mi
West Center School 2-8 Hartly 4.47 mi
Cedar Grove Amish School 1-8 Dover 4.61 mi

Catholic (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Holy Cross School Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-8 Dover 3.02 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Dover(19904), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Daytime population in this area: 34,474
  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 21
  • Average salary of people in this community: $52,317
  • Closest Major Airport: New Castle
  • Closest Major Sports Teams: Wilmington Blue Rocks (A)

Community Summary

  • Population Growth (since 2010): 4.95%
  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 812
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.56
  • Households w/ Children: 28%
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 0%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 8,791 (60.8%)
  • Rented: 4,505 (31.1%)
  • Vacant: 1,169 (8.1%)
  • Total: 14,464

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 35,741
Households: 13,295
Median Age: 36.13

Climate and Weather

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Education

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index: 3 (1 = Low, 5 = High)

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 5.4%
  • Some High School: 8.8%
  • High School Graduate: 30.0%
  • Some College: 21.0%
  • Associate Degree: 7.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 15.7%
  • Graduate Degree: 11.7%

Workforce

  • White Collar: 68%
  • Blue Collar: 32%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $57,026

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • Studio: $832
  • One Bedroom: $899
  • Two Bedroom: $1,037
  • Three Bedroom: $1,510
  • Four Bedroom: $1,827

Crime

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