Dreaming about a waterfront house with up-to-date amenities combined with authentic 18th century creds? 5 Lake Drive in Bear, Delaware is a brick charmer an hour and a half from Rehoboth Beach, 25 minutes to downtown Wilmington, and minutes from library and a shopping center with over 40 stores and restaurants. And it is now priced at $669,900.
There are 5 garage bays for your boat and trailer, a workshop, and large vehicle storage. The center hall is flanked by a formal parlor and dining room, both with fireplaces and built-in cupboards. The kitchen features a walk-in fireplace, glass front cupboards, granite countertops, stainless appliances, pot filler, 6 burner gas cook top, wine refrigerator and a separate breakfast room with skylight and windows overlooking the lake. Through the kitchen is a large living room with corner fireplace and built in bookcases. French doors lead to the screened porch, and there is an adjacent exercise room.
A graceful staircase leads to the second floor with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and 2 fireplaces. The master has an over 10' tray ceiling and secret door leading up to the large attic. There is a master bathroom/spa fit for royalty with jetted tub, large walk-in shower, separate dressing area with crystal sconces. This leads to the laundry room with adjacent sauna for your relaxing pleasure.Back stairs lead back to the kitchen. There is also a 2 bedroom guest house on the property.
For more information, Contact Carolyn Roland, Your Older and Historic Homes Resource for Delaware and Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania.