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These 2 Delaware Cottages for Under $550,000 Are So Cozy

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Packed with history and amenities galore, the two New Castle County homes invite owners to curl up by the fire with a hot toddy.

1939 Stone Abode
$414,900

Address: 16 Brandywine Blvd., Wilmington
Bedrooms, Baths: 3 bedrooms, 4 baths
Square Footage: 2,675
Lot Size: 9,147 square feet

Set within walking distance of parks, dining and shopping, this stylish home in Bellefonte offers tranquil living a stone’s throw from all the action. A remodeled, light-filled first floor offers loads of living space, a fireplace, exposed stone, and a sleek kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Wood flooring extends throughout, including to three spacious bedrooms upstairs. A finished basement provides entertainment space—a perfect getaway till the weather warms up and it’s time to enjoy the rear patio, pergola and expansive lawns again.

Listed by Charles Robino, Charles Robino Real Estate Team, Keller Williams—Newark

1732 Millhouse
$549,000

Address: 3003 Faulkland Road, Wilmington
Bedrooms, Baths: 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 powder room
Square Footage: 2,600
Lot Size: 1.41 acres

Built in the early 1730s by the Faulk family, this stone and plaster millhouse blends Old World charm with modern amenities. The pleasant kitchen features a limestone tile floor with radiant heat, granite countertops, a gas range and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. Historic touches throughout include exposed beams, wood floors, and four fireplaces (two working and two ornamental). Five bedrooms means plenty of room inside, while the outdoor space includes a smokehouse and a springhouse. “Plas Mawr,” as it’s known, spreads over 1.4 verdant acres and boasts creek views.

Listed by Nancy Greenberg, The Mottola Group, Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.