118 Carlton Drive, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 $1,270,000

Beds/Baths: 5/5.3
Interior Sq. Ft: 8,242
Acreage: 2.03
Age:16 years
MLS#: PACT536540
Mobile#: 4126
Subdivision: Carlton South Gate


This home is an entertainer’s dream. Set on a stunning two-acre lot, in the much-desired Carlton South Gate neighborhood of Chadds Ford, sits this beautifully maintained custom-built colonial on a quiet cul-de-sac. This home was masterfully designed for entertaining and features endless high-end amenities throughout. Enter into a grand foyer and immediately notice the beautiful hardwood floors and views out back. The first floor boasts a formal living room, a private home office through French doors with gas fireplace and deck access, formal powder room, walk in hall closet and storage closet, all to the right of the main foyer. To the left of the foyer is a formal dining room with custom millwork and tray ceiling that leads to a butler's pantry with Sub-Zero wine cooler, ice maker and Asko dishwasher. A spacious Chef’s kitchen with high-end commercial appliances features a 6-burner Wolf dual fuel range, wall oven, warming drawer, microwave, Sub-Zero fridge and freezer, Asko dishwasher, custom cabinets, large center island, granite countertops and walk-in pantry. An attached morning room adjoins the kitchen and sunken family room with stone gas fireplace, offering lots of natural light from the numerous windows and doors that open to a sprawling Trex deck that provides plenty of space and privacy to enjoy the outdoors. Located off the kitchen is the informal powder room and a mudroom with access from a side entry and garage. Front and back staircases lead up to a luxurious primary retreat with a large vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet with custom shelving, marble bath with glass block walk-in shower, jetted soaking tub, double sink vanity and radiant heated floor. There are an additional four guest suites ~ all with private Kohler baths and walk-in closets. A spacious laundry room and walk-in hall closet complete the second level. An unfinished walk-up attic provides endless storage or future expansion possibilities. The finished walk-out lower level features a game room with built-in bar, sound-proof theater with tiered seating, separate fitness room, media area, music room, powder room and storage areas. Head to the walk-out and find a patio, hot tub and covered grotto area for additional entertaining. Attached is an oversized 3 car garage with room for lifts. This professionally landscaped home overlooks 100+ acres of preserved open space and offers solitude and privacy while enjoying close proximity to shopping, dining, Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Wilmington and Philadelphia. See additional documentation for detailed list of Amenities & Updates.

Taxes: $20,318
Home Assoc: $600/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Kennett Consolidated


HOA: Yes;

Forced Air Heating, Radiant Heating, Propane - Leased, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Propane, Well Water, On Site Septic, Upper Floor Laundry

Attached Garage, Driveway, Garage - Side Entry, Inside Access, Attached Garage Spaces #: 3;

Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Family Room Off Kitchen, Additional Stairway, Fully Finished Basement, Walkout Level Basement, Gas/Propane Fireplace

Stone Exterior, Stucco Exterior, Deck(s), Patio(s), Hot Tub, Underground Lawn Sprinkler

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Public Elementary (6 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hillendale Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 2.06 mi
Greenwood Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 2.21 mi
Mary D Lang Kindergarten Center Kennett Consolidated School District K Kennett Square 3.12 mi
Chadds Ford Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 4.03 mi
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 4.68 mi
Pocopson Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 West Chester 4.8 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 3.03 mi
Charles F Patton Middle School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District 6–8 Kennett Square 4.99 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9–12 Kennett Square 2.87 mi
duPont (Alexis I.) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.82 mi
Unionville High School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District 9–12 Kennett Square 4.86 mi

Private (5 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Fairville Friends School Inc Friends Preschool–K Chadds Ford 1.52 mi
Centerville Layton School Nonsectarian Ungraded Wilmington 1.67 mi
Ducklings Early Learning Center Nonsectarian K Kennett Square 2.28 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 3.88 mi
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 4.09 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Chadds Ford (19317), Pennsylvania.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 29
  • Average salary of people in this community: $89,124

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 465
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.67
  • Households w/ Children: 62%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 3,062 (81.5%)
  • Rented: 642 (17.1%)
  • Vacant: 53 (1.4%)
  • Total: 3,757

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: 9,904
Households: 3,704
Median Age: 45.30

Climate and Weather

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Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.0%
  • Some High School: 0.2%
  • High School Graduate: 15.7%
  • Some College: 12.9%
  • Associate Degree: 4.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 29.1%
  • Graduate Degree: 36.1%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $130,500

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).

  • One Bedroom: $1,430
  • Two Bedroom: $1,643
  • Three Bedroom: $2,512

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118 Carlton Drive, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

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