742 Paddock Lane, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 $1,795,000

Beds/Baths: 5/3.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 4,915
Acreage: 3.6
Age:19 years
MLS#: PACT2038404
Mobile#: 7894
Subdivision: None Available


One of a kind contemporary home designed for current owners by Kreidler Architects from Washington, DC with attention to detail and no expense spared. Perfectly placed on 3.6 acres this dramatic contemporary features five bedrooms and three and one half bathrooms. Beneath the covered front porch find offset front double doors complete with a geometric transom. The foyer extends into both the combined grand living and dining room as well as the family great room. Brazilian cherry hardwood floors welcome you into the grand living and dining room with gas fireplace, tons of natural light and French doors leading to the terrace. Both the angular bump outs with transom windows and the 2 story ceiling create a unique setting to formally entertain friends and family. Continue down the hall to the custom library with floor to ceiling cherry cabinetry and shelving providing ample room to store all of your books and treasures. Double doors lead to the main level owner's suite with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with steam shower. This wing of the home also features two additional bedrooms and a Jack and Jill bathroom. On the opposite side of the home is the combination kitchen, breakfast and family room. The gourmet kitchen features Wolf, Thermador and Sub-Zero appliances along with soft-close custom cherry cabinets with an abundance of storage, granite counters and island. There is lots of natural and recessed lighting as well. Adjoining the kitchen is a wet bar with a paneled fridge. The breakfast area is large enough to seat 12 comfortably. The family room boasts a gas fireplace, built-in bookcases, cabinets and desk area which leads out to the large screened porch with vaulted ceiling and adjoining deck area overlooking a beautiful private lot with a pond. The first floor also contains a powder room and oversized laundry with desk area, granite counters, upper and lower cabinets and those beautiful Brazilian cherry hardwood floors. Going upstairs you will find a loft area overlooking the downstairs living and dining rooms, two bedrooms and a full bath. There are 9 ft ceilings with recessed lighting throughout the home, ceiling fans, custom doors and stairways and tons of storage. The 3.6 acre lot brings outdoor living to life! Enjoy nature and the fabulous views under the cover of the screened porch or venture out on to the terrace. Step out to the sunken terrace from any of the four double doors throughout the main level of this custom home. Take a walk through the woods to the pond. Should you need additional living space, the massive walk out lower level of approximately 3000 sq ft is ready for your designer touch. Located in the prestigious AWARD WINNING Unionville-Chadds Ford school district, ranked top 2% in the nation by US News & World Report. Come and tour this amazing unique home.

Living Room: 22 X 34 - Main
Dining Room: 14 X 34 - Main
Kitchen: 19 X 15 - Main
Breakfast Room: 12 X 8 - Main
Family Room: 18 X 13 - Main
Library: 26 X 14 - Main
Primary Bed: 22 X 16 - Main
Screened Porch: 16 X 11 - Main
Laundry: 17 X 11 - Main
Bedroom 2: 17 X 13 - Main
Bedroom 3: 17 X 13 - Main
Bedroom 4: 16 X 12 - Upper 1
Bedroom 5: 21 X 12 - Upper 1

Taxes: $18,945
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Unionville-Chadds Ford


Forced Air Heating, Zoned Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Well Water, Gravity Septic Field, Circuit Breakers, Main Floor Laundry

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

Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Entry Level Bedroom, Floor Plan - Open, Daylight, Full Basement, Walkout Level Basement, Accessibility - 32"+ wide Doors, Accessibility - 36"+ wide Halls, Accessibility - Doors - Lever Handle(s)

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Cedar Exterior, Cement Siding, Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es), Screened Porch/Deck, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting

Trees/Wooded, Private Lot, Pond View, Scenic Vista View

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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 1.94 mi
Greenwood Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 2.89 mi
Chadds Ford Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 3.29 mi
Mary D Lang Kindergarten Center Kennett Consolidated School District K Kennett Square 4.36 mi
Pocopson Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 West Chester 4.67 mi
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 4.97 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 3.91 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9–12 Kennett Square 4.12 mi
duPont (Alexis I.) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.14 mi

Private (7 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Centerville Layton School Nonsectarian Ungraded Wilmington 0.45 mi
Fairville Friends School Inc Friends Preschool–K Chadds Ford 1.73 mi
Ducklings Early Learning Center Nonsectarian K Kennett Square 3.18 mi
The Pilot School Nonsectarian K–8 Wilmington 4.16 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 4.2 mi
Brandywine Valley Christian Presch Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–K Wilmington 4.58 mi
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 4.6 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: $94,757

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 465
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.74
  • Households w/ Children: 64%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 2,945 (81.0%)
  • Rented: 663 (18.2%)
  • Vacant: 30 (0.8%)
  • Total: 3,638

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: 9,910
Households: 3,608
Median Age: 45.20

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.1%
  • Some High School: 1.3%
  • High School Graduate: 15.5%
  • Some College: 11.4%
  • Associate Degree: 5.0%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 29.4%
  • Graduate Degree: 36.2%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $125,093

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: $1,416
  • Two Bedroom: $1,716
  • Three Bedroom: $1,391

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Contact Information

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742 Paddock Lane, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

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