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Madeline Dobbs

1308 N West St

$469,000 1308 N West St, Wilmington, DE 19801
Magnificent in Midtown Brandywine! Your beautiful turn of the century townhome is just like you, special inside and out. Just one block from the Brandywine River and Park, the front facade greets you with special architectural touches like the beautiful flemish brick pattern, original shutters, with Gryphon cut-outs, antique shutter dog rosettes, copper flower boxes, and a turned brick stair welcoming you the front door.
Step inside the vestibule and enter into the sun filled living space with 9'ceilings, original wood floors, a custom bookcase and Victorian staircase. The middle room currently serves as a dining room with plenty of space for dinner parties and game nights!

Picture yourself in the modern kitchen with custom shelves made from 3"reclaimed floor joists to hold your cookbook collection and crockery. Food prep at the island for the annual neighborhood chili cook-off and you may just win like the current owner did. (Neighborhood gatherings are held at the community garden down the block.) The bonus back room with adjacent laundry/powder room leads to the back yard where the beautiful brick patio takes center stage surrounded by garden beds full of planters, plants and trees waking up to spring.

On the upper level the spacious primary bedroom with exposed brick walls will melt your heart. In the evenings you can wind down under the soft cove lights, a truly special touch.

The full bath features a classic clawfoot tub & shower.It is also accessible to the bedroom through the walk-in closet. Two additional bedroom spaces allow you the flexibility to sleep, or create a study, studio, or sanctuary.

Perhaps the best for last is the beautiful covered balcony with custom stain glass window accents, ,slate shingle wall and a steel spiral staircase to the backyard!

You may never want to leave your home sweet home, but if you do, you can walk to grab a bite the many eateries nearby including
DE.CO Food Hall at the Hotel DuPont, Washington Ale House, Wilma's restaurant and duckpin bowling alley.

Hop on your bike and ride past the Brandywine Zoo & Jasper Crane Rose Garden to popular Trolley Square for the perfect espresso at Delaware's own Brew Ha Ha Cafe followed by a visit to the world renowned Delaware Art Museum.
Your urban oasis awaits! Schedule your tour today! P.S. Two new mini splits units were added to make you even cooler! ($15,000)
Open House on Sunday from 1-3 . Coffee will be served courtesy of Scout Cafe, a wonderful local coffee shop nearby!

Travelers will appreciate the proximity to I95 and the Wilmington Train Station.
  • Active Under Contract
  • 3
  • 1.5
  • 1910
    Year Built
  • 2,000 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • Living Space: 2,000 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 1,742 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: DENC2056584
  • Type: Multi-Family
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Architecture Styles: Colonial
  • School District: RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Half Bathrooms: 1

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 2
  • Water Source: Public
  • Parking: Off Street
  • Heat Type: Hot Water, Natural Gas
  • Sewer: Public Sewer


  • Sales Price: $469,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $2,528/yr

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