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Bill Mann

Broker / Owner

  • Cell 302.470.7600

228 S Front St, GEORGETOWN, DE – $489,000

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 5,000 Sqft
  • 1.59 Acres
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 5,000 Sqft
  • 1.59 Acres

228 S Front St

Fantastic opportunity to own a piece of Delaware history. Stately manor house originally built in 1841. This rare find will make a beautiful manor residence, a bed and breakfast, restaurant or professional offices. Known as the Gardiner Wright Mansion, this home is on the National Register of Historic Places. Property is situated just off the Georgetown Circle on 1.5 acres. The residence offers 4 bedrooms each with a decorative fireplace, 4 baths, formal dining room, separate guest suite on the upper level, full attic, knotty pine butlers pantry and kitchen, library with built-ins, and a spacious, flat yard with patio and a gazebo that can easily be converted to parking. This home is full of charm and old world elegance that is a "must see" for the history buff.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #DESU152270
  • Price$489,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms4.50
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,000
  • Acres1.59
  • Year Built1841
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleManor
  • StatusActive

Community Information

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


  • # of Garages4


Carpet, Crown Molding, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Wood Floors, Attic, Built-Ins, CeilngFan(s), Exposed Beams, Pantry, Soaking Tub, Tub Shower, Shades/Blinds, Chair Railing, Walk-in Closet(s), Curved Staircase, Cedar Closet(s)


DW - Circular, Paved Parking, Paved Driveway


Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Additional Storage Area


  • Interior FeaturesFloor Plan-Traditional
  • CoolingCentral A/C, Window Unit(s)
  • Has BasementYes
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces8
  • FireplacesMantel(s), Non-Functioning
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2.5 Story


Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Exhaust Fan, Icemaker, Oven/Range-Electric, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater, Extra Refrg/Frz


Hot Water & Baseboard - Electric


Outside Entrance, Poured Concrete, Sump Pump


  • ExteriorStucco
  • Lot DescriptionPartly Wooded
  • RoofArchitectural Shingle

Exterior Features

Flood Lights, Street Lights, Patio, Porch(es), Secure Storage, Outbuilding Apartment, Balconies-Multiple


Concrete Perimeter, Crawl Space

School Information

  • DistrictINDIAN RIVER

Additional Information

  • City Tax1163
  • County Tax163
  • Condo Fees0.00
  • Date ListedDecember 2nd, 2019
  • Days on Market176
  • ZoningTN

Listing Details


Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty

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Price Change History for 228 S Front St, GEORGETOWN, DE (MLS® #DESU152270)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $499,500 to $489,000 $10,500 (2.10%)

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