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414 Rehoboth Ave Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971
Office: 302-227-9477


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Bill Mann

Broker / Owner

  • Cell 302.470.7600

228 S Front St, GEORGETOWN, DE – $475,000

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1.59 Acres
  • 382 DOM
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1.59 Acres
  • 382 DOM

228 S Front St

History exudes from every corner of this stately manor built by a relative of Orson Welles, with the halls walked by a cousin to George Washington. Built in 1841, this incredibly rare find has had many names throughout its history -- The Clayton Farm, The Gardiner Wright Mansion, The Marsh House. The last existing home in the state built in the Regency-style, with Second Empire and Italianate -style elements. Extensively renovated in 1946 by Judge James Tunnell (Justice to Delaware Supreme Court). Situated on 1.5 acres near the heart of town, this home could be an amazing bed and breakfast, prestigious law office, or stately residence -- waiting for your imagination. Eight fireplaces, a cozy four-season room, formal living room & dining room, library, beautiful yard with gazebo & patio, and in-law suite over garage. Also on property is an root cellar. An adjacent lot is for sale ($129,000) if additional land is needed. A must see this house has so much character don't miss your chance to own this great piece of history. PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD "AS IS" Home is being leased until May and then tenant needs ninety days to move .

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1002582906
  • Price$475,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms4.50
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Acres1.59
  • Year Built1841
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleColonial, Other, Manor
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address228 S Front St
  • AreaGeorgetown Hundred (31006)
  • SubdivisionNONE AVAILABLE
  • CountySUSSEX-DE
  • StateDE
  • Zip Code19947


  • # of Garages8
  • GaragesGarage - Side Entry


Attic, Butlers Pantry, Curved Staircase, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors


  • Interior FeaturesFloor Plan-Traditional
  • HeatingRadiant, Baseboard - Electric
  • CoolingCentral A/C, Window Unit(s)
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPoured Concrete, Partial
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story


Range hood, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Washer, Dryer, Water Heater, Oven-Wall, Refrigerator, Icemaker


  • WindowsStorm, Screens
  • RoofArchitectural Shingle

School Information

  • DistrictINDIAN RIVER

Additional Information

  • City Tax1153
  • County Tax163
  • Condo Fees0.00
  • Date ListedSeptember 5th, 2018
  • Days on Market382
  • ZoningQ

Listing Details

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Price Change History for 228 S Front St, GEORGETOWN, DE (MLS® #1002582906)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $595,000 to $475,000 $120,000 (20.17%)

Based on information from Sussex County Association of REALTORS®, Inc which neither guarantees nor is in any way responsible for it's accuracy. All data is provided "AS IS" and with all it's faults. Data maintained by Sussex County Association of REALTORS®, Inc. may not reflect all real estate activity in the market Mann & Sons, Inc. is a Real Estate licensee in the State of Delaware. SCAOR DE License Number: SCAOR 08098.

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