Centerville Homes & Real Estate
View the hottest Centerville, DE homes for sale and real estate below! Located on Delaware's border with Pennsylvania, the small hamlet of Centerville is the home of many DuPont family estates, Governors and Senators. The municipality is often referred to as an "18th Century Delaware Village" because the area exudes an old-world charm to residents and visitors alike.
Situated closely to the Brandywine Hundred region, homes for sale are situated on estate-like lots and boast a tremendous amount of curb appeal. To request up-to-date information, including sales history and prices, property disclosures and more about Centerville properties for sale, or to arrange a private showing of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today. Read more about Centerville real estate.
Homes For Sale in Centerville DE
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Centerville Homes For Sale
This page is updated with Centerville home listings several times per day directly from the Centerville DE MLS. Each Centerville MLS listing includes the property price, days on market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other important details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Also review local Centerville, DE & MD property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools and Centerville neighborhood amenities including parks and golf courses will be listed.
As you might expect in an area with such prestigious former and current residents, the homes for sale in Centerville, DE command a higher-than-average price. However, with that higher cost you get a spectacular home with a higher-than-average amount of curb appeal.
Centerville Single Family Homes
More affordable homes for sale in the area differ only from pricier homes in the amount of bedrooms that are found throughout the home. Often in styles that harken back to yesteryear, these properties come in a range of styles but are predominantly Neo-Colonial or Neo-Georgian in style. Stepping past the overhanging porch and through the large doorway, you are met with multiple sitting rooms. Past that, there's a large eat-in kitchen which opens onto the large garden of just under an acre. Often with three or more bedrooms and multiple bathrooms, these properties also often have study rooms, a parlor and, depending on their age, servant staircases.
A little further up in price on the Centerville real estate market are a selection of homes that range in age. From ultra-modern homes that have both style that is synonymous with the area and money-saving energy efficiency of today's homes. Regal, circular staircases, large kitchens with open concept dining rooms, and multiple acres of land are incredibly common in these homes. Often with a mix of hardwood flooring, carpet and tile, these homes are well-maintained yet still retain many original features such as wood burning fireplaces and mantles, crown molding and coffered ceilings.
Centerville Luxury Homes
Usually strictly for those with the budget of the 1 percent, chances are that a high-end home for sale in Centerville, DE was once owned by the Du Pont family. Estates like these are rare in the Continental US; in fact, these sprawling estates rival those owned by royalty in the UK and throughout Europe. As you drive along the private road, you can admire the 20-plus acres of land that comes with your home. For inclement weather, you can park the car under the porte-cochere and enter through the side of the home. No detail has been sacrificed in the high-end homes for sale in Centerville. With original crystal chandeliers, dark wooden staircases and mantles having been meticulously maintained throughout the years.
Life in Centerville, DE
Kennett Pike, or Delaware Route 52, runs through Centreville and is part of the Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway. So if you plan to commute daily to Wilmington or want to take a day-trip to Pennsylvania, you can do so easily in under 30 minutes. The town features many buildings that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Centre Meeting and Schoolhouse, the Joseph Chandler House and a group of 15 homes known collectively as the "Centreville Historic District."
Area attractions include Brandywine Creek State Park, the Delaware Museum of Natural History and the Winterthur Museum. Longwood Gardens, the Hagley Museum, the Delaware Museum of Art, the Brandywine Battlefield and the Brandywine River Museum of Art are all within five miles of Centreville, though some of these sites are across the state line in Pennsylvania.
The town, as you may have guessed by its historic homes and sites, has a very rich past and celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2000.
Centerville, DE Real Estate Agents
Looking to purchase a home in Centerville? Let our Centerville real estate experts guide you through the sale of your current residence or the purchase of your new Centerville property. As local real estate agents, we have up-to-date information on the unique dynamics of the Centerville, Delaware real estate market.
Contact The Oldfather Group at Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty to learn more about representation for buyers and sellers. Preparing to sell your Centerville home? View our market analysis page for a home value estimate within moments.
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