223 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311 $399,000

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Acreage: 0.71
Age:122 years
Style:
Farm House
MLS#: 6964641
Mobile#: 1861
Subdivision: Hartefeld
Design/Type:
2-Story/Detached

Description

Ultimate charm in this beautifully restored 1895 farmhouse! Great location within the hightly rated Kennett School District. Located on a quiet country road, take an evening stroll across the 4th fairway of Hartefeld National Golf Course, enjoy sweeping views of the course and dine in their award winning restaurant. Take a short walk to the pedestrian only Chandler Mill Bridge and enjoy the brand new Chandler Mill and Bucktoe Creek Nature Preserves. Closed to all but local traffic, this is a little known gem that provides access to nature, running and biking trails and also links to Kennett Greenway a biking/running loop which takes you into the borough of Kennett Sq. Walk, bicycle or make the short 7 minute drive to beautiful historic downtown Kennett Square, one of America's coolest small towns, vibrant with eateries, brewpubs & lots of shopping. Enjoy many festivals and parades, first friday art strolls, Kennett Farmers Market and the newly renovated Kennett Area YMCA. This spacious and charming farmhouse features refinished hardwood flooring, period appropriate custom moldings and many updates to the original home. The beautiful updated kitchen features new appliances, ample cabinetry and counter space with gorgeous views of the tranquil backyard. Adjacent to the kitchen is a large dining room with original hardwood flooring, custom moldings and a cozy living room with built-ins and lovely views. The hallway with hardwood staircase leads to a large family room addition with French doors and a brick fireplace, where you'll love relaxing and entertaining. Upstairs are four nicely sized bedrooms with hardwood floors and two full baths, the master bath recently updated with classic subway tile and tub/shower. The nostalgic remodeled porch will beckon you with its breezes and beautiful views. Great for garden enthusiasts, the lovely 3/4 acre lot seems much larger and features perennial beds with cobblestone borders, a stone sidewalk, back patio and various new shrubs and trees added in 2016. A new cobblestone driveway leads to the basement exterior entrance and large detached garage with new solid wood garage doors in 2016 & new cedar roof. Additional upgrades include new hot water heater ('16), new cedar roof, copper gutters & copper roof over porch ('04), new high-end furnace in ('02) and tasteful renovations to the to the powder and laundry rooms. Easy access to major commuting routes. Don't miss this historic one-of-a-kind home!

Living Room: 19x15 - Main Level
Dining Room: 15x11 - Main Level
Kitchen: 13x13 - Main Level
Family Room: 14x11 - Main Level
Main Bed: 18x12 - Upper Level
Second Bed: 15x11 - Upper Level
Third Bed: 15x11 - Upper Level
Fourth Bed: 13x13 - Upper Level
Taxes: $5,407
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: N
School Dist: Kennett Cons

Features

Utilities
Oil Heating, Hot Air Heat, Wall/Window A/C, Hot Water - Electric, Public Water, On Site Septic, 100-150 Amps, Main Floor Laundry

Garage/Parking
2-CarGarage, Detached Garage, 3+CarParking

Interior
Main Entrance - Center Hall/Entrance Hall, Main BR - Full Bath, Great Room, Walk-Up Attic, Two Fireplaces, Brick Fireplace, Finished Wood Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring

Kitchen
Full (Not Eat-In), Built-In Dishwasher, Electric Cooking

Basement
Partial, Unfinished

Exterior
Stone Foundation, Pitched Roof, Stucco Exterior, Patio, Porch, Play Equipment, Sloping Lot

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Public Elementary (7 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
New Garden El School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Toughkenamon 1.05 mi
Mary D Lang Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District K-K Kennett Square 2.37 mi
Bancroft Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Kennett Square 2.72 mi
North Star Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Hockessin 3.06 mi
Avon Grove Charter School Avon Grove Cs K-12 West Grove 4.08 mi
William Cooke Jr Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Hockessin 4.21 mi
Greenwood El School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Kennett Square 4.85 mi

Public Middle (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6-8 Landenberg 1.33 mi
Dupont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6-8 Hockessin 1.98 mi
Avon Grove Charter School Avon Grove Cs K-12 West Grove 4.08 mi
Fred S Engle Middle School Avon Grove School District 7-8 West Grove 4.76 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9-12 Kennett Square 2.28 mi
Avon Grove Charter School Avon Grove Cs K-12 West Grove 4.08 mi
Avon Grove High School Avon Grove School District 9-12 West Grove 4.59 mi

Private (13 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
White Clay Learning Center K-12 Toughkenamon 1.07 mi
Creative Play Day Sch Main Bldg - Toughkenamon 1.85 mi
Cacc Montessori School Preschool-K Hockessin 2.92 mi
Hockessin Montessori School Preschool-8 Hockessin 3.39 mi
Sanford School Preschool-12 Hockessin 3.56 mi
Wilmington Christian School Preschool-12 Hockessin 4.04 mi
Upland Country Day School Preschool-9 Kennett Square 4.4 mi
Limestone Hills Day School Preschool-K Wilmington 4.42 mi
The Independence School Preschool-8 Newark 4.49 mi
Avon Grove Nazarene Academy Preschool-K West Grove 4.63 mi
London Grove Friends Kindergarten K-K Kennett Square 4.73 mi
International Montessori School Preschool-K Wilmington 4.78 mi
Tutor Time Learning Centers Preschool-K Wilmington 4.9 mi

Catholic (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Assumption Bvm School Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Preschool-8 West Grove 4.81 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Avondale(19311), Pennsylvania.

Community Quick Facts

  • Daytime population in this area: 8,410
  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 24
  • Average salary of people in this community: $52,896
  • Closest Major Airport: New Castle
  • Closest Major Sports Teams: Wilmington Blue Rocks (A)

Community Summary

  • Population Growth (since 2010): 7.85%
  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 752
  • Household Size (ppl): 3.27
  • Households w/ Children: 45%
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 6%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 2,272 (75.7%)
  • Rented: 623 (20.8%)
  • Vacant: 107 (3.6%)
  • Total: 3,002

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: 9,471
Households: 2,896
Median Age: 36.61

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: 3 (1 = Low, 5 = High)

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 10.5%
  • Some High School: 8.5%
  • High School Graduate: 20.7%
  • Some College: 14.4%
  • Associate Degree: 3.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 26.0%
  • Graduate Degree: 15.9%

Workforce

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

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $98,305

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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