565 Hemingway Drive, Hockessin, DE 19707-1153 $480,000

Beds/Baths: 4/1.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,590
Acreage: 0.18
Age:53 years
MLS#: DENC2054344
Subdivision: Hickory Hills


Seller proposes to convert the first-floor half bathroom into a full bathroom with the buyer's offer. This upgrade will result in an increased price of up to $490,000. Additionally, the seller suggests covering the cost of a home warranty, valued at up to $700, to entice potential buyers and sweeten the deal. Nestled in the Hickory Hill neighborhood of Hockessin, this 4-bedroom, 1.5-bath split-level home is a contemporary gem, perfect for a new owner seeking a move-in-ready space. The open concept living and dining area floods with natural light, creating a welcoming atmosphere. The kitchen boasts a comprehensive renovation, featuring quartz countertops, ceramic tile floors, a stunning tile backsplash, and hardwood floors. Similarly, the bathrooms have undergone a thorough renewal, showcasing a meticulous blend of professionalism and style. The carefully chosen color palette seamlessly blends tones, creating a soothing and aesthetically pleasing ambiance. From fixtures to tiles, each element contributes to the overall atmosphere. Outside, a charming stone-paved pathway, paired with professionally landscaped surroundings, enhances the curb appeal, setting a warm and inviting tone as you step onto the covered front porch. Freshly laid sidewalks, a new driveway, and a patio contribute to a welcoming exterior. Landscaping by Jack Kelly's Landscaping completes the makeover, offering a comfortable and stylish living experience from the beginning. The large unfinished basement provides ample storage. The property showcases recent enhancements, including a new roof, windows, new heating and A/C system, an open kitchen floor plan, new bathrooms, and sleek hardwood flooring throughout. Conveniently located near major routes such as Rt. 41, Rt. 52, Rt. 48, and Rt. 7, this residence is just minutes away from cultural attractions like the Winterthur Museum and the Mt. Cuba Center. For outdoor enthusiasts, Beautiful Carousel Park, DelCastle Recreational Park, DelCastle Golf Club, and White Clay Creek State Park are easily accessible. This location not only provides a home but also a gateway to a vibrant community and diverse recreational opportunities.

Taxes: $2,233
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Buyer Agency Comp*: 2.5 % Of Gross
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated
*The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to participants of BrightMLS


Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer

Attached Garage, Garage - Front Entry, Attached Garage Spaces #: 1;

Poured Concrete

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Concrete Exterior

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Public Elementary (10 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
North Star Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 1.61 mi
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 1.88 mi
New Garden Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Toughkenamon 3.21 mi
Linden Hill Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 3.53 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–8 Wilmington 3.64 mi
Mary D Lang Kindergarten Center Kennett Consolidated School District K Kennett Square 4.09 mi
Heritage Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.34 mi
Mote (Anna P.) Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.58 mi
Marbrook Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.78 mi
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.78 mi

Public Middle (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 1.08 mi
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6–8 Landenberg 2.8 mi
Skyline Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Wilmington 4.22 mi
Gateway Lab School Gateway Lab School 3–8 Wilmington 4.45 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
McKean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 2.43 mi
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9–12 Kennett Square 3.77 mi
Dickinson (John) School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 4.09 mi

Private (8 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 0.95 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 1.61 mi
Limestone Hills Day School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 2.39 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Seventh-Day Adventist Preschool–8 Wilmington 2.8 mi
The Independence School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Newark 2.96 mi
St John The Beloved School Roman Catholic K–8 Wilmington 3.96 mi
Centerville Layton School Nonsectarian Ungraded Wilmington 4.91 mi
Developing Minds Preschool And Learning Center Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 4.93 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: VRA Realty , (484) 800-1777, info@vralliance.com

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565 Hemingway Drive, Hockessin, DE 19707-1153

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