If you liked this house at $485,000, you will love it at $450,000. Lovely corner lot in the Gordon Heights section of North Wilmington is a one of a kind treasure with corner turrets, a slate roof, wrap-around porch and widow's walk topping it off.
The Chambers Mansion, c. 1894, is a glorious example of the Victorian Queen Anne style.This home has 2 parlors, a library with oak paneling, ceiling medallions and plaster crown molding, as well as a side entrance leading to a porte cochere.
The graceful mahogany stair rail leads up to 4 bedrooms, a large central hallway, 2 baths and an anteroom or dressing room. An enclosed staircase leads up to the English Tudor style great room with Mercer tile fireplace (there are 2 in the house)-- a room once used as a performance space.
The home boasts an all new electrical system, gas heating and air conditioning on the first floor, and the second and third floor rooms with individual mini-splits which control heat and A/C for that room.
Also look for an on-demand Noritz tankless hot water system, individual heat & a/c controls for 2nd and 3rd floor rooms, new gas furnace for 1st floor, 45 new insulated wood windows. Inside of all walls and ceilings filled with foam insulation-Toasty in winter, cool in summer!
Presented by Carolyn Roland, Your Older and Historic Homes Resource in Delaware and Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania.