509 Lore Ave

Wilmington, Delaware 19809

Single Family

4 beds 2 baths 1 partial bath


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    The Chambers Mansion, c. 1894, is a glorious example of the Victorian Queen Anne style. Built by Miss Marion Clark on 16 acres running down to the Delaware River, it was on the trolley line from Wilmington to Downingtown PA. With a wrap-around porch, 2 turrets, 2 balconies and a widow's walk on the roof, the home has 2 parlors, a library with oak paneling. There are also 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) once used as a performance space. A great house just gotten greater! If you ever saw this house pre-2016, be prepared for a total basement renovation! Yes, there are still the original stone walls, but they have been parged and coated with a smooth white surface. The old concre
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    This single family listing located at 509 Lore Ave, Wilmington, DE boasts four bedrooms, two bathrooms and one partial bathroom. The property is currently selling for $485,000.

    This property is presented by Carolyn Roland of Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate based in Delaware.

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