791 Auburn Mill Road, Hockessin, DE 19707-9616 $600,000

Beds/Baths: 4/3
Interior Sq. Ft: 3,400
Acreage: 2.06
Age:37 years
Cape Cod
MLS#: DENC2061690
Subdivision: Auburn


A nature lover’s dream! This beautiful Hockessin home features over 3,400 square feet of living space and is tucked amidst nature on over 2 acres of land, in the heart of Hockessin. Highlights include open main living spaces, hardwood floors, 2 wood-burning fireplaces, a first-floor office & primary suite, gorgeous sunroom, lovely custom detail throughout, and an absolutely gorgeous setting with nature all around you. Step inside to the two-story foyer with turned staircase and view upstairs to the second level. Off the foyer is the open living room & dining room combination with crown and chair moldings, wainscot detail, and beautiful natural light; perfect for holidays and gatherings. Flow into the bright & open main living space joining the family room and kitchen; the ideal space for enjoying your everyday routine with recessed lighting, floor to ceiling stone fireplace, and a lovely view outdoors from each space. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops including oversized counter seating area, desk area, and access outside to the back yard and deck. Off the kitchen, a barn door leads to the custom designed & loaded laundry/mud room with laundry sink, folding space, and plenty of storage. Another barn door leads to the fantastic sunroom with wet bar, a wall of windows, and access outside to the deck and back yard. Use this soothing space as extra living & dining space, a game room, or whatever your needs require. Back inside, you will find the primary suite with its own private wood-burning fireplace and remodeled en-suite bath with makeup area and glass shower. Completing the main floor is a corner office and another full bathroom. Upstairs, an oversized landing leads to the additional 3 bedrooms, a renovated full bathroom, and a bonus room/storage area. The full basement offers plenty of storage or extra living space in the future, should your needs require it. This home’s setting is truly magical. Surrounded by flowering trees, perennials, and shrubbery, you will enjoy the sights and sounds of nature year round while you relax, entertain, and make memories with family and friends. Located in the heart of Hockessin, you will enjoy easy access to everything this area has to offer including local shops, restaurants, and nightlife in Hockessin and surrounding areas of Greenville, Kennett Square, Chadds Ford, and Newark. Also situated within the Red Clay School District. Be sure to view the virtual tour, floorplans, and schedule a showing today!

Bedroom 2: Upper 1
Bedroom 3: Upper 1
Bedroom 4: Upper 1
Bathroom 1: Upper 1
Storage Room: Upper 1
Living Room: Main
Dining Room: Main
Kitchen: Main
Office: Main
Laundry: Main
Sun/Florida Room: Main
Primary Bed: Main
Primary Bath: Main
Bathroom 1: Main
Taxes: $5,574
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Buyer Agency Comp*: 3 % 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, Heat Pump - Electric BackUp, Electric, Oil, Ceiling Fan(s), Central A/C, Whole House Fan, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Well Water, On Site Septic, Septic = # of BR, 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers, Main Floor Laundry

Attached Garage, Driveway, Basement Garage, Garage - Side Entry, Inside Access, Oversized, Private Parking, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Attic, Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Entry Level Bedroom, Family Room Off Kitchen, Garage Access Basement, Interior Access Basement, Partial , Basement Sump Pump, Unfinished Basement, Basement Windows, Carpet Flooring, Ceramic Tile Flooring, Concrete Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Laminated Flooring, Brick Fireplace, Mantel(s), Fireplace Screen, Stone Fireplace, Dry Wall, Vaulted Ceilings, Double Hung Windows

Block Foundation, Pitched Roof, Shingle Roof, Aluminum Siding, Brick Exterior, Vinyl Siding, Deck(s), Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights

Backs to Trees, Front Yard, Rear Yard, Rural Lot, Secluded Lot, SideYard(s), Sloping Lot, Stream/Creek, Private Lot, Trees/Woods 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 2.74 mi
North Star Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 2.96 mi
Mary D Lang Kindergarten Center Kennett Consolidated School District K Kennett Square 3 mi
New Garden Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Toughkenamon 3.17 mi
Greenwood Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 4.31 mi
Bancroft Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 4.56 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–8 Wilmington 4.56 mi
Hillendale Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 4.7 mi
Linden Hill Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.86 mi

Public Middle (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 0.36 mi
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6–8 Landenberg 3.21 mi
Gateway Charter School Gateway Charter School 3–8 Wilmington 4.98 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9–12 Kennett Square 2.65 mi
McKean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 3.37 mi
duPont (Alexis I.) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.93 mi

Private (11 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 1.86 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 2.12 mi
Cacc Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Hockessin 2.97 mi
Limestone Hills Day School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 3.77 mi
Centerville Layton School Nonsectarian K–12 Wilmington 3.79 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Seventh-Day Adventist Preschool–8 Wilmington 3.81 mi
Ducklings Early Learning Center Nonsectarian K Kennett Square 4 mi
Fairville Friends School Inc Friends Preschool–K Chadds Ford 4.1 mi
The Independence School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Newark 4.35 mi
The Tatnall School Nonsectarian Preschool–12 Wilmington 4.57 mi
St John The Beloved School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Wilmington 4.99 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: 25
  • Average salary of people in this community: $87,745

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,197
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.60
  • Households w/ Children: 56%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 5,150 (83.0%)
  • Rented: 819 (13.2%)
  • Vacant: 233 (3.8%)
  • Total: 6,202

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: 15,821
Households: 5,969
Median Age: 47.70

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: 1.2%
  • Some High School: 1.1%
  • High School Graduate: 12.2%
  • Some College: 11.7%
  • Associate Degree: 6.0%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 32.3%
  • Graduate Degree: 35.4%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $128,947

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).

  • Studio: $3,501
  • One Bedroom: $2,278
  • Three Bedroom: $1,727

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Listing Courtesy of: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. , (302) 351-5000, rtc@lnf.com

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791 Auburn Mill Road, Hockessin, DE 19707-9616

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