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These Spacious New Castle County Homes Offer Tranquil Living Spaces

By Joan Page McKenna

Restful retreats in Greenville and Newark offer peaceful living and room to move. 

Bucolic Beauty


Address: 14 Pheasants Ridge N., Greenville Bedrooms, Baths: 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 powder rooms Square Footage: 5,675 Lot Size: 2 acres

Nestled on 2 acres amid conserved land by the Coverdale Farm Preserve, this traditional château-style home offers an idyllic, light-filled getaway with easy access to the city. A soaring entryway invites visitors to enjoy formal and informal entertaining spaces featuring millwork, French doors and hardwood floors. A high-end kitchen includes Calcutta marble, a granite island and stainless-steel appliances; a full-height stone fireplace warms the cozy breakfast room. An elegant master suite has a Jacuzzi tub, while a walk-out lower level adds a wet bar and access to the outdoor hot tub and slate patio.

Ashle Wilson Bailey, Long & Foster Greenville

Stone Manor


Address: 1797 Yeatmans Mill Road, Newark Bedrooms, Baths: 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 half-baths Square Footage: 5,425 Lot Size: 1 acre

With a gray stone façade reminiscent of castles on misty English moors, this three-story Colonial on a full acre offers upmarket finishes in a quiet setting. An inviting kitchen includes an island, a Viking range, a Subzero refrigerator, a butler’s pantry, granite counters and a fireplace. The grand foyer welcomes guests, who can then partake in libations at the wet bar before heading outside to enjoy nature views from the multilevel deck. The party continues inside with a spacious third-floor media room. Other features include a large in-law suite and a three-car garage.

Listed by Joe Rosauri, Delaware Coastal Realty

Published as “Restful Retreats” in the October 2020 issue of Delaware Today.

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