887 Benge Road, Hockessin, DE 19707-8505 $1,185,000

Beds/Baths: 5/5
Interior Sq. Ft: 3,300
Acreage: 9.84
Age:65 years
Cape Cod
MLS#: DENC2020434
Subdivision: Walnut Hill


Drive the long lane into tranquility. This expansive Cape Cod home on 9.8 acres is set on the rear of the property, providing privacy and vista of pond. Built in 1967 this original home offers large rooms with hardwood, slate or brick flooring. Enter the slate foyer, step down to open living/ dining area with fireplace, hardwoods and large windows overlooking rear patio and pond. Open eat-in kitchen with center island, walls of pantry and cabinet storage, fireplace, and brick floors accesses rear room, breezeway and large rec room. First floor Primary bedroom offers fireplace, large walk- in dressing area and remodeled full bath. Guest bedroom with fireplace and full hall bath complete this level. The second level consists of 2 large bedrooms, an additional bedroom or den and 3 full baths. Seller has completed septic inspections by Class F and H licensee, all inspections passed. Deed restrictions allow possible additional 2 lot subdivision. All Inspections are for Buyer's information, Home is being sold in present condition.

Bedroom 3: 23 X 11 - Upper 1
Den: 14 X 11 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 18 X 11 - Upper 1
Bonus Room: 27 X 13 - Upper 1
Bedroom 5: 14 X 11 - Upper 1
Foyer: 13 X 12 - Main
Living Room: 28 X 16 - Main
Dining Room: 13 X 12 - Main
Kitchen: 15 X 14 - Main
Other: 14 X 12 - Main
Recreation Room: 23 X 19 - Main
Primary Bed: 18 X 16 - Main
Other: 9 X 7 - Main
Bedroom 2: 16 X 12 - Main
Taxes: $7,972
Home Assoc: $135/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated


HOA: Yes;

Baseboard - Electric Heating, Hot Water Heating, Electric, Oil, Window Unit(s) Cooling, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Well Water, On Site Septic, 200+ Amp Service

Attached Garage, Driveway, Inside Access, Attached Garage Spaces #: 1;

Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Partial , Hardwood Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring, Slate Flooring, Plaster Walls

Block Foundation, Pitched Roof, Frame Exterior, Stone Exterior

Pond View, Scenic Vista View

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Public Elementary (9 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 2.51 mi
North Star Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 2.69 mi
New Garden Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Toughkenamon 3.15 mi
Mary D Lang Kindergarten Center Kennett Consolidated School District K Kennett Square 3.21 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–8 Wilmington 4.34 mi
Greenwood Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 4.58 mi
Linden Hill Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.59 mi
Bancroft Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 4.68 mi
Hillendale Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 4.96 mi

Public Middle (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 0.18 mi
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6–8 Landenberg 3.11 mi
Gateway Lab School Gateway Lab School 3–8 Wilmington 4.83 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9–12 Kennett Square 2.87 mi
McKean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 3.15 mi
duPont (Alexis I.) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.9 mi

Private (9 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 1.6 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 1.91 mi
Limestone Hills Day School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 3.49 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Seventh-Day Adventist Preschool–8 Wilmington 3.58 mi
Centerville Layton School Nonsectarian Ungraded Wilmington 3.99 mi
The Independence School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Newark 4.08 mi
Ducklings Early Learning Center Nonsectarian K Kennett Square 4.27 mi
Fairville Friends School Inc Friends Preschool–K Chadds Ford 4.37 mi
St John The Beloved School Roman Catholic K–8 Wilmington 4.74 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Hockessin (19707), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 24
  • Average salary of people in this community: $100,895

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,239
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.71
  • Households w/ Children: 64%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 5,282 (86.4%)
  • Rented: 655 (10.7%)
  • Vacant: 177 (2.9%)
  • Total: 6,114

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 16,383
Households: 5,937
Median Age: 46.70

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.3%
  • Some High School: 1.2%
  • High School Graduate: 10.6%
  • Some College: 11.6%
  • Associate Degree: 5.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 32.8%
  • Graduate Degree: 36.9%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $148,698

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • One Bedroom: $3,079
  • Three Bedroom: $1,734

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of: Monument Sotheby's International Realty , (302) 654-6500

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887 Benge Road, Hockessin, DE 19707-8505

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