$975,000 1072 Massey Church Rd Smyrna, DE

MLS: 6876583   Type: Single Family   County: New Castle   City: Smyrna   Area: South Of The Canal   Neighborhood: Blackbird   Zip: 19977   Style: Colonial   # Rooms: 17    Stories: 2   Taxes: $3,453

Mortgage $4,577 /mo



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This gracious home is the dream property for anyone who enjoys entertaining and refined country living. Convenient to both Dover and Wilmington and an easy drive to Washington D.C, this property is situated on 13.4 acres it includes a 4BR, 4.2 bath main residence, a 1BR/1BA caretaker's apartment over the detached 2 car garage and a horse barn with a beautiful studio above it overlooking a gorgeous 2 acre pond. The original portion of the home was built in 1740 and it has undergone numerous updates and additions since then. In addition to the beautiful formal entry and drawing room, there is a library, conservatory, magnificent ballroom, 2 formal dining rooms -- one of which can seat 20 people comfortably, an updated chef's kitchen, a cozy den with real stone fireplace, a home theater room, a beautiful master bedroom suite with 2 wood burning fireplaces and 2 full baths, stunning updated bathrooms throughout, and gorgeous period moldings and details. The studio is located above the barn and can function as a separate home office -- fully equipped with a spacious powder room, kitchenette, closet, balcony overlooking the pond, and magnificent light filled picture windows. The caretaker's cottage is designed to provide living space to any onsite employees that you might want to oversee the management and maintenance of the home or to house any guests that would like their own space. Bring your horses, enjoy your private pond and beautiful vistas, and most importantly, invite and entertain your friends in style! From the magnificent gated entry to the beautifully updated and detailed interior, this property is an exquisite, one-of-a-kind residence -- built to meet the requirements of the most discerning buyer.

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

North Smyrna
Distance: 1.69 Miles
Distance: 1.39 Miles
Distance: 1.46 Miles

Price History

10/17/2016 Listed $975,000

Accessibility None
Centralair Y
Condoassociation N
Farm N
Fireplace(s) Three+FPs
Garage Y/N Y
Hot Water Electric
Is Twin No
Listing Area South Of The Canal
New Construction N
Property Type Residential
School District Smyrna
Seniorcommunityyn N
Subdivision BLACKBIRD
Type Detached
Zoning SR

Interior Features

Appliances Included KitIsland, KitPantry, KitBuiltInRa, Oven-Self Cleaning, KitCommRange, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Energy Efficient Appliances, Built In Microwave
Attics PullDnStairs
Basement Y
Cookingfuel GasCooking
Cooling Central A/C
Dining Room Y
Dining Room Length 29
Dining Room Width 15
Dining in Kitchen? KitW/NookBar
Electric 400+AmpsElec
Family Room Y
Family Room Length 21
Family Room Width 15
Fireplace Features BrickFirePl, MarbleFirePl, StoneFirePl, LR/GRFireP, FamRoomFireP, MainBedFireP, DinRoomFireP
Fireplace? Y
Flooring Wood, Fully Carpeted, MarbleFl
Heating Gas, Forced Air, Baseboard
Interior Features SecuritySys, 9Ft+Ceiling, CeilngFan(s), Stain/LeadGl, CableTVWired, WaterTreatSy, ExposedBeams, Wet/DryBar, Intercom, StallShower, Water Conserving Appliances, Energy Efficient Windows, Replacement Windows
Laundry Type UpprFlrLndry
Laundryroom Y
Living Room Length 28
Living Room Width 19
Mainbedroom FullBath-MBR, DrssngRm-MBR, SitArea-MBR, WalkInClstMB
Mainentrance Foyer
Mainfloorhalfbaths 3
Otherrm1name CNSRVTRY
Otherrm2name LIBRARY
Otherrm3name THEATER
Otherrm4name BALLROOM
Roombedroomfourth1length 18
Roombedroomfourth1level Upper 1
Roombedroomfourth1width 9
Roombedroommaster1length 24
Roombedroommaster1level Upper 1
Roombedroommaster1width 19
Roombedroomsecond1length 21
Roombedroomsecond1level Upper 1
Roombedroomsecond1width 15
Roombedroomthird1length 15
Roombedroomthird1level Upper 1
Roombedroomthird1width 12
Roomdiningroom1level Main
Roomfamilyrm1level Main
Roomkitchen1length 15
Roomkitchen1level Main
Roomkitchen1width 15
Roomlivingroomlevel Main
Roomotherrm1length 15
Roomotherrm1level Main
Roomotherrm1width 12
Roomotherrm2length 18
Roomotherrm2level Main
Roomotherrm2width 12
Roomotherrm3length 24
Roomotherrm3level Upper 1
Roomotherrm3width 15
Rooms Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom-Master, Bedroom-Second, Bedroom-Third, Bedroom-Fourth, Kitchen, Family Rm, Other Room 1, Other Room 2, Other Room 3, Den/Stdy/Lib, Sun/Florida Room, Great Room, Loft
Upperfloor1baths 5

Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial
Design 2-Story
Exterior Alum/Steel Siding, Vinyl Siding, Wood, Brick
Exterior Features Fencing, SatelliteDsh, UndrgrndElec
Foundation StoneFound, Block/BrickF
Garage Spaces 2-CarGarage
Garage Type Detached, GarDoorOpner
Lot (Land) Features Irregular Lot, LevelLot, OpenLot, FrontYard, RearYard, SideYard(s), SubdivPossLo
Other Structures Barn/FarmBld
Parking Features 3+CarParking, Drvwy/Off Str, Private
Patio/Porch Features Deck, Patio, Porch, Balcony
Pool Type NoPool
Roof PitchedRoof, ShingleRoof
Sewer OnSiteSeptic
Swimmingpool No
Water Well
Waterfront Property N

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (19977)

Price 975K Avg 249K

Taxes $3,453 Avg $953

Acres 13.46 Avg 0.68

Visits 22 Avg 112

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