48 Kells Ave

Estimated Monthly Payment: $1,630/mo 48 Kells Ave, Newark, DE 19711 MLS# DENC316658 Residential Listing Status: Sold
2,275 sqft


Looking for a spacious home within walking distance to the University of DE? Look no further! This solidly built 1941 4Br Brick exterior home offering charm & updates is ready for its new owner! Tucked behind mature trees & shrubbery, enjoy the privacy while sitting out on the large covered front porch w/ brick edging, decorative columns & paned glass storm door. Dimensional roof w/ skylights, expanded driveway to just behind the home offers plenty of off street parking & additional side entrance. Main entry from the porch to the Foyer featuring original HW floors w/ angled tung & groove construction, neutral d~cor, coat closet storage, basement access, solid oak staircase & views to the updated Kitchen at the rear. To the left is the large formal Living Room featuring HW fls, neutral d~cor, great natural light & center focused wood burning Fireplace w/ brick surround & custom wood mantel. Through the Living Rm is the formal Dining Rm which also offers HW floors, chair rail molding, built-in corner china cabinet w/ glass doors, great natural light & plenty of room for your daily and/or special occasion meals! On to the renovated Kitchen featuring updated laminate wood flooring, glass tile backsplash & matching wall d~cor, ample cabinetry w/ new pulls & decorative open shelving, new butcher block counter tops, updated dual convection stove, deep SS sink w/ new fixtures, wainscot detail & access to the rear deck overlooking the large flat backyard w/ custom stone-surround water feature/pond! The 2nd floor features all original HW flooring, freshly painted raised panel colonial interior doors, updated full bath featuring, new laminate wood flooring, vanity sink, all new plumbing in shower stall & track lighting. There~s also a convenient separate Powder Rm in the hallway as well w new toilet & window for fresh air. 3 of the home~s 4 Brs are on this level, each featuring HW fls, ample closet storage & great natural light. Through the smallest of these Brs is


the walk-up staircase to the 4th Br on the 3rd Fl. This large Bedroom features 2 skylights, custom built-in open shelving, deep dormer storage & twin closets at the end of the room for plenty of storage options. The home~s basement offers some partial finished areas as well as unfinished areas in addition to the laundry room, utility room, powder room w/ unique commode/sink combo, a large partially finished Family room currently being used as a Bedroom & a spacious hallway area currently displaying an antique bar. The large back yard offers great space for relaxing or entertaining and features a brick patio area, covered deck, framed garden, storage shed and a custom water feature at the back. One block from E Park Pl, Academy St & S College Ave, this home is right in the midst of University town, convenient to many different shops, dining & entertainment options and Newark events. Also close to major routes 896 & 72 for easy access to the interstate! See it! Love it! Buy it!The owner lives there and takes on boarders There is no renters permit in place. You can always apply for one. EXTRA INFO: ~Gas line installed to outside of house by Delmarva near fireplace (Seller was planning to install gas fireplace logs in the future). ~All electric circuits are grounded with either GFCI circuit breakers or first outlets on each circuit. ~All new plumbing and fixtures installed in upstairs bath and shower. ~There are extra pieces of all flooring including the original hardwood, trim and molding, as well as extra cans of all the paint for inside and outside of house, and a can of oak floor stain in basement utility room.
Architectural Shingle
Above Grade, Below Grade
Hot Water
Window Unit(s)
Public Sewer
Cable TV, Phone Available


Sidewalks, Street Lights
Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Skylight(s), Upgraded Countertops
No Pool
BrickFirePl, Fireplace - Glass Doors
Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Dryer, Oven/Range - Electric, Washer, Water Heater
Double Pane, Energy Efficient
Hardwood, Laminated, Partially Carpeted


Partially Finished, Daylight, Partial, Full, Outside Entrance, Space For Rooms, Windows
Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Family Room, Laundry


West Park Place




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