1501 Harrison Avenue Wilmington, DE
$ 550,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#DENC524704
  • TypePending
  • CountyNEW CASTLE
  • CityWilmington
  • AreaBrandywine
  • Zip19809
  • StyleTraditional
  • Year Built1900
  • Taxes$ 3223
  • Price$ 550,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage3850
  • Lot Size1.04 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Keller Williams Realty Wilmington
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Hallmark home on Harrison Ave.! Extraordinary opportunity! Originally known as the Perkins House with flourishing apple orchard, this tract of land has sycamore-lined driveway that once meandered all the way to Phil. Pike! Welcome to circa 1900s-built 6 BRs/5.1 baths home with detached 4-car garage and expansive 2nd-floor loft for storage/redesign potential. This grand Queen Anne Victorian inspired home is truly one of a kind with over 3800 sq ft of above grade living space. Lushly landscaped beds and mature-aged trees dot sweeping front lawn and precede turned brick walkway/steps/retaining wall and picturesque 3-story brick home adorned with pillars, bay windows, inset doorbell and width-to-width covered front porch. Step inside and you step back in time! Appreciate original hardwood floors, 6-plus-in. baseboards, intricately wood-trimmed recessed windows and endearing yesteryear charm. Relish nooks and niches of century-old home! Solid wood pocket doors reveal traditional, formal parlor, where 1st of many build-ins appear. Ornate millwork with mirror inset resembling FP, once referred to as bookcase, is center of room, while built-in bookcase is adjacent. Across foyer elegance reigns in regal DR! Wood trim is echoed, handsome wood plate ledge edges room, and built-in china hutch and 100-plus-year old brushed brass/lamp chandelier are earlier-era art! All-entrance solid wood doors offer privacy yet create fluid floorplan. Now, glimpses to home’s newer section. Off DR is pantry, DD closet and exit to side yard as well as pocket-door laundry room. Value classic frosted glass door to updated PR of tile floor, embellished cabinet vanity and striking brass hardware. Past is office with arc inset above door, alcove, build-ins and closet, and nestled between main rooms is multi-purpose/flex space, ideal for homework/craft/computer station! Back of home is modern kitchen with oak cabinets, earth-hued granite countertops, black/SS appliances and ceramic glass tile backsplash. Kitchen fans out to sun-infused walk-in bay window where delightful morning room resides with endless views to scenic backyard! Wet bar breakfast counter with tuck-under stools links kitchen to adjacent FR. Bay window is mirrored in FR, while brick wood-burning FP claims beauty and warmth! The 2nd floor boasts 4 BRs/4 baths! Wood doors, original hardwoods, built-ins and bay windows reappear here and on 3rd level, testament to true workmanship! 2 secondary BRs feature handsome hardwoods and impeccable millwork, 1 with walk-in bay window. 3-tiered bath showcases ageless jewel of claw-foot tub and rich tile work, while another 3-tiered bath preserved built-in hutch. Down hall is in-law/teen suite with private entrance, kitchenette, tile bath/shower, and separate BR with 2 closets. Incredible space! Luxury of sunken, carpeted primary suite unfolds at end of hall! This airy, spacious suite tout French doors that open to white railing and overlook bursting-with-color grounds from lofty, bird’s-eye view! Enjoy recessed picture frame, ideal for candles, and walk-in closet/build-ins poised to organize wardrobes. Private primary bath has under-stated opulence with tile garden tub, all-tile shower, bidet and dual-sink vanity. 3rd floor unlocks beauty of past where formal foyer, detailed millwork and hardwoods are replicated from main level! Room with bump-out offers 2nd heart-of-home gathering space! Note 2 BRs with hardwoods/angled ceiling, bath with 2nd claw-foot tub, pedestal sink and beadboard, and kitchen with refrig./microwave, dual-sink, and built-ins. Magnificent guest suite! Postcard-perfect backyard! Sprays of ornamental trees, robust shrubs, vibrant perennial plantings, and ground covering envelope brick terrace, An architectural treasure awaits her new caretaker! Easy access to I-95, 10 mins. to Wilm. and 20 mins. to Phil. Airport. Opportunity knocks!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Maple Lane Elementary School Dupont Middle School Mount Pleasant High School
Price History
5/10/2021 Listed $550,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Architectural Style Traditional
Association Y/N No
Basement Full
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Frame, Brick
Cool Fuel Other, Natural Gas
Cooling Central A/C, Window Unit(s)
Days on Market 9
Elementary School MAPLE LANE
Garage Spaces 4.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Hot Water, Central
High School District BRANDYWINE
Interior Features 2nd Kitchen, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Efficiency, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Efficiency, Kitchen - Galley
Levels 3
MLS Area Brandywine (30901)
Middle/Junior High School DUPONT
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 142.86
Property Type Residential
Roof Architectural Shingle, Asbestos Shingle, Flat, Pitched
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Septic, Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Tax Annual Amount 3223.0
Tax Lot 247
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning NC6.5

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3850
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Above Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 0.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 4.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 4
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 6
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft 1278
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Estimated
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N No
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Oil, Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Oil
Living Area 3850
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Basement, Breakfast Room, Office, Storage Room, Bedroom 6
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 6
Window Features Bay/Bow, Double Hung, Wood Frame

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 4
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry, Oversized, Other, Additional Storage Area
Inclusions See List in MLS
Lot Dimensions 153.00 x 298.50
Lot Size Acres 1.04
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 45302.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Roadresponsibility City/County
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 14
Type of Parking Detached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Basement Lower 1
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 1
Bedroom 5 Upper 2
Bedroom 6 Upper 2
Breakfast Room Main
Dining Room Main
Dining Room Upper 2
Family Room Main
Kitchen Main
Kitchen Upper 2
Kitchen Upper 1
Living Room Upper 2
Living Room Main
Office Main
Primary Bedroom Upper 1
Storage Room Lower 1


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

Property vs Pending Average in 19809

AVG $280K
AVG $2,311
AVG 24
Year Built
AVG 1948

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