Welcome to 5217 New Kent Road - a lovely family-size Colonial home in the established community of Linden Hill Village. After being lovingly maintained and nicely updated by the original owner, the home is being offered for the first time since the home was built. You enter into a welcoming oversized foyer with double coat closets, gleaming hardwoods, and a view of the lovely open staircase. To the left is the living room with bright, natural light and refinished oak flooring. To the right of entry is the formal dining room, with a triple window and deep window sill, providing ample room for family gatherings. Beyond is the kitchen, where new luxury vinyl plank flooring has just been installed. Large enough to accommodate a table, with plenty of cupboard space, a stainless Whirlpool refrigerator and GE glasstop range, a large, deep stainless sink and Bosch dishwasher, the kitchen also includes a built-in desk area, an ideal central location for supervising homework! Adjacent is the family room with new carpet and chair rail, and a wood burning fireplace, providing a cozy area for chilly fall evenings. Access to the three-season sunroom is through the kitchen; the room includes a ceiling fan, jalousie windows and carpet, as well as a door to the backyard. The laundry area on the first floor has been converted to a pantry closet, but could easily be converted back to accommodate a washer/dryer. A powder room and access to the one-car garage complete the first level. Upstairs you will discover four generously-sized bedrooms, all with tons of closet space. Two have exposed hardwoods, while the balance of the level has been newly carpeted. The master bedroom includes double closets as well as an en-suite bathroom with tiled floors and shower.The second story includes a full bath, with tile, a large linen closet with built-in shelving, and an additional storage closet, with an attic access panel. Need more space? The unfinished full basement offers endless possibilities for more living space. Basement includes laundry facilities, a utility sink, a French drain and sump pump, Lennox furnace and Bradford White gas water heater. Recent updates include a new roof (2020), refurbished hardwoods and new baseboards, new carpeting, and fresh neutral paint throughout. With a flat open yard with plenty of space for outdoor living and activities, and a double-wide driveway, large enough for four cars, this home is ready for new memories. Located just off of Skyline Drive in Pike Creek, you can live the dream of owning in a family-friendly neighborhood with elementary and middle schools within walking distance. Quick and easy commute to Newark and Wilmington,as well as Chester County, PA, and all the shopping and amenities of the greater Pike Creek/Hockessin area. Don’t wait - schedule your private tour today!
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