2102 Shallcross AVENUE, Wilmington, DE 19806
Nestled within Highlands Place, a sought-after unique enclave of townhomes within the city of Wilmington?s Highlands neighborhood, this home is meticulously maintained and waiting for its next owner! Highlands Place, a community of only 24 townhomes enclosed by a historic stone wall, was established in 1995 on the site of the Academy of Visitation convent and features natural gardens in the center courtyard to be viewed by all homeowners. As you approach the welcoming front door, take a minute to enjoy the new slate patio (2020) with recessed accent granite stones pieces and lovely gardens. Upon entering the home, you?ll immediately notice the natural light from the 9 over 9 windows, the 9? ceilings throughout, and the warm hardwood floors throughout the first floor. The recently updated open concept kitchen and family room is the perfect area for family dinners, entertaining, and relaxing in front of the gas fireplace. The kitchen features a turned island with a Jenn-Air cooktop as well as lovely honey-colored cabinets, quartz countertops, a Subway tile backsplash with glass accent tiles, an Asko dishwasher, and a Jenn-Air refrigerator, making it a pleasure to prepare food in this desirable space. Two sets of French doors provide access to the enclosed, year-round sun porch with windows on three sides, skylights, and a Terracotta tile floor. The sunroom overlooks the courtyard gardens providing a lovely view and privacy. The main floor also includes a powder room, dining area in the open room, a large closet pantry, and crown molding. Ascending the turned staircase, one finds the primary bedroom ensuite plus two additional bedrooms. The expansive primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet plus a beautifully renovated master bath in 2020. The soaking tub, walk-in tiled shower, new window, and dual contemporary vanity with a back-lighted mirror provides much warmth. The second bedroom has dual access through a set of French doors from the master bedroom as well as the hallway doorway. This room can be enclosed for greater privacy or serve as an office, sitting room, nursery, or craft room. The third bedroom is adjacent to the hall bath and the second-floor laundry room location is ideal! Move to the lower level to find a fourth bedroom and full bath. This space is also perfect as an office, yoga studio, game room, music room, The hardwood floor entrance with a double closet serves as entry to the two-car, oversized garage. Enjoy space for grilling and patio furniture at the rear side of the home as well. Other features include a security system, security lighting, custom window treatments, lots of storage, new HVAC (2020), a new roof (2017), power-washed exterior (2021) plus more! A charming, center courtyard is shared by the homeowners. Conveniently located near both Rockford and Brandywine parks, one is within walking distance of Trolley Square and has easy access to downtown Wilmington, I-95, and Route 202 plus walking, hiking, and cycling in the area! This beautiful home is awaiting its next owners.