790 Morris Road, Hockessin, DE 19707 $549,900

Beds/Baths: 4/2.2
Acreage: 1.84
Age:42 years
Style:
Colonial, Traditional
MLS#: 6944945
Mobile#: 1537
Subdivision: Auburn
Design/Type:
2-Story/Detached

Description

This lovely custom-built residence rests on a picturesque 1.84 acre lot adjacent to the Auburn Heights Preserve. A footpath leads from the property to a paved three mile walking/biking trail within the preserve. The stunning location harmonizes with the interior providing a welcoming haven you'll never want to leave. Feel at home in the spacious living room with wood-burning fireplace and French doors that lead to a spectacular all-seasons room. Walls of windows afford dazzling views of the surrounding scenery. Further melding the space with the impressive landscape is a private deck which overlooks the rear yard and supplies fantastic options for entertaining. Whether preparing a meal for yourself or numerous guests, the well-appointed eat-in kitchen is a joy to work in. Adjacent to the kitchen, the inviting family room with brick fireplace provides a wonderful gathering spot while dinner is being prepared. The appeal of this home continues to the upper level master suite with ample closet space and private bath. Indeed, there is no lack of space in this home as it also includes three additional upper level bedrooms and a large bonus room/office with built-ins and access to second staircase. An attached 2 car garage and unfinished walk-out level provides plenty of storage space to accommodate a variety of needs. Location is convenient to downtown Hockessin and is within walking distance to H.B. Dupont Middle School. *Recent updates include fresh paint throughout interior and exterior, all new gutters and downspouts, new shutters, new furnace in 2014, new air conditioner in 2015 and new hot water heater in 2015.

Living Room: 17x14 - Main Level
Dining Room: 14x14 - Main Level
Kitchen: 20x12 - Main Level
Family Room: 17x14 - Main Level
SunRm: 18x17 - Main Level
Study: 13x11 - Main Level
Main Bed: 22x14 - Upper Level
Second Bed: 15x12 - Upper Level
Third Bed: 14x13 - Upper Level
Fourth Bed: 13x12 - Upper Level
Foyer: 19x11 - Main Level
BonusRm: 22x21 - Upper Level
Taxes: $4,680
Home Assoc: $250/Annual
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: N
School Dist: Red Clay Consol
Elem. School: CookeMid. School: Dupont HHigh School: Dupont

Features

Utilities
Oil Heating, Hot Air Heat, Baseboard Heat, Central A/C, Hot Water - Electric, On Site Well/Spring, On Site Septic, Circuit Breakers, Main Floor Laundry

Garage/Parking
2-CarGarage, Attached/Built-In Garage, Inside Access Garage, Garage Door Opener, Oversized Garage, 3+CarParking, Driveway Parking

Interior
Ceiling Fan(s), Whole House/Attic Fan, Main Entrance - Foyer/Vestibule, Main BR - Full Bath, Sun/Florida Room, Den/Study/Lib/Office, Utility/Mud Room, Pull Down Stairs Attic, Two Fireplaces, Brick Fireplace, Living/Great Room Fireplace, Family Room Fireplace, Finished Wood Flooring, Wall to Wall Carpet, Tile/Brick Flooring, Stone Flooring, Laminate Flooring

Kitchen
Full Eat-In, Island Work Space, Pantry, Double Sink, Cook Top, Oven-Wall, Oven-Double, Built-In Dishwasher, Trash Compactor, Built-in Microwave, Electric Cooking

Basement
Partial, Unfinished, Outside Entrance/Walkout

Exterior
Block/Brick Foundation, Pitched Roof, Shingle Roof, Vinyl Siding, Brick Exterior, Deck, Patio, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Side Yard(s) Lot

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Public Elementary (8 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Mary D Lang Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District K-K Kennett Square 2.75 mi
William Cooke Jr Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Hockessin 2.91 mi
New Garden El School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Toughkenamon 3 mi
North Star Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Hockessin 3.02 mi
Greenwood El School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Kennett Square 4.11 mi
Bancroft Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Kennett Square 4.18 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-8 Wilmington 4.56 mi
Hillendale Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K-5 Chadds Ford 4.73 mi

Public Middle (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Dupont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6-8 Hockessin 0.51 mi
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6-8 Landenberg 2.9 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-8 Wilmington 4.56 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9-12 Kennett Square 2.47 mi
Mckean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9-12 Wilmington 3.69 mi

Private (14 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Hockessin Montessori School Preschool-8 Hockessin 2.06 mi
Sanford School Preschool-12 Hockessin 2.21 mi
Wilmington Christian School Preschool-12 Hockessin 2.46 mi
White Clay Learning Center K-12 Toughkenamon 3.01 mi
Cacc Montessori School Preschool-K Hockessin 3.04 mi
Creative Play Day Sch Main Bldg - Toughkenamon 3.7 mi
Layton Preparatory School 9-12 Wilmington 3.85 mi
Centreville Layton School Preschool-12 Wilmington 3.85 mi
Limestone Hills Day School Preschool-K Wilmington 3.95 mi
International Montessori School Preschool-K Wilmington 3.99 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Preschool-8 Wilmington 4.09 mi
Tutor Time Learning Centers Preschool-K Wilmington 4.35 mi
The Independence School Preschool-8 Newark 4.39 mi
The Tatnall School Preschool-12 Wilmington 4.68 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Hockessin(19707), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Daytime population in this area: 13,886
  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 26
  • Average salary of people in this community: $56,906
  • Closest Major Airport: New Castle
  • Closest Major Sports Teams: Wilmington Blue Rocks (A)

Community Summary

  • Population Growth (since 2010): 2.22%
  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,300
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.74
  • Households w/ Children: 34%
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 5%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 5,488 (87.1%)
  • Rented: 622 (9.9%)
  • Vacant: 190 (3.0%)
  • Total: 6,300

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: 17,160
Households: 6,110
Median Age: 48.34

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

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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: 4 (1 = Low, 5 = High)

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.7%
  • Some High School: 1.7%
  • High School Graduate: 13.3%
  • Some College: 14.1%
  • Associate Degree: 5.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 35.6%
  • Graduate Degree: 28.3%

Workforce

  • White Collar: 52%
  • Blue Collar: 48%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $115,217

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: $830
  • One Bedroom: $1,003
  • Two Bedroom: $1,210
  • Three Bedroom: $1,502
  • Four Bedroom: $1,659

Crime

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