449 Bayard Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348 $2,150,000

Beds/Baths: 5/4.3
Interior Sq. Ft: 5,659
Acreage: 10.1
Age:212 years
MLS#: PACT2022244
Mobile#: 6407
Subdivision: None Available


Built from local bricks in 1810, this impeccably maintained Georgian-style house at Dill Farm is the centerpiece of a 10.1-acre estate that is ideal for large-scale entertaining, as well as the peace and tranquility of country life—all a short hop to the shops and restaurants of Kennett Square. With 10-foot ceilings, five fireplaces, abundant millwork, and random-width hardwood floors throughout, the home was artfully and seamlessly expanded twice, in 1935 and 1995, and includes many of its original features, including the lock and hardware on the front door. Yet it’s been updated for the 21st century, with zoned heating and cooling, radiant heated floors in the mudroom and family room, and an attached three-car garage. Indoors, there are bountiful opportunities to gather. The dining room, enhanced with wainscoting and a fireplace, comfortably seats 10. The family room, with floor-to-ceiling cabinets crafted by a local artisan, is open to the breakfast room. Both spaces are adjacent to the kitchen. The kitchen is equipped for efficient entertaining with double wall ovens, an integrated fridge, Miele dishwasher and Gaggenau cooktop with pot filler. White custom cabinets and marble countertops reflect the home’s vintage charm. A lower level with high ceilings provides additional space for entertaining, including a game room with a fireplace and wood-paneled walls with bow-tie inserts, currently used as a billiards room. Behind the house, an expansive terrace is shaded by a massive cherry tree and defined by stunning stone walls built into the hillside, a feat of craftsmanship that would be hard to duplicate today. The waterfall which cascades from the top wall into a stone basin can also be enjoyed from a large open-air upper-level deck. The serene and private setting is fabulous for parties or every-day quiet moments. The grounds are expansive and include a log cabin, currently used as a rental. A spacious apartment over the garage offers accommodations for visitors or staff. A large barn, built from a Sears and Roebuck kit, was part of the 1935 update. A smaller stone barn dates back to the 19th century. Both barns can be readily put to use for keeping livestock. Two parcels total equal 10.1 acres - TAX ID # 62-04-0162 & 62-04-0112

Taxes: $20,699
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Kennett Consolidated


Heat Pump - Gas BackUp, Hot Water Heating, Propane - Owned, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Propane, Well Water, On Site Septic, Lower Floor Laundry

Attached Garage, Covered Parking, Inside Access, Attached Garage Spaces #: 3;

Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Cedar Closet(s), Family Room Off Kitchen, Additional Stairway, Fully Finished Basement

Block Foundation, Stone Foundation, Brick Exterior, Deck(s), Patio(s), Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Outbuilding(s), Stone Retaining Walls, Gutter System

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Public Elementary (8 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Greenwood Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 0.92 mi
Mary D Lang Kindergarten Center Kennett Consolidated School District K Kennett Square 2.04 mi
Hillendale Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 2.12 mi
Unionville Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Kennett Square 3.82 mi
Bancroft Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Kennett Square 4.06 mi
Pocopson Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 West Chester 4.1 mi
Chadds Ford Elementary School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District K–5 Chadds Ford 4.33 mi
New Garden Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Toughkenamon 4.75 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Charles F Patton Middle School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District 6–8 Kennett Square 3.21 mi
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 3.76 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9–12 Kennett Square 1.98 mi
Unionville High School Unionville-Chadds Ford School District 9–12 Kennett Square 3.08 mi

Private (4 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Ducklings Early Learning Center Nonsectarian K Kennett Square 0.56 mi
Fairville Friends School Inc Friends Preschool–K Chadds Ford 1.58 mi
Centerville Layton School Nonsectarian Ungraded Wilmington 3.24 mi
Upland Country Day School Nonsectarian Preschool–9 Kennett Square 4.61 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Kennett Square (19348), Pennsylvania.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 23
  • Average salary of people in this community: $72,455

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 631
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.70
  • Households w/ Children: 62%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 6,045 (67.2%)
  • Rented: 2,480 (27.6%)
  • Vacant: 470 (5.2%)
  • Total: 8,995

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: 23,537
Households: 8,525
Median Age: 41.40

Climate and Weather

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Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 9.1%
  • Some High School: 3.8%
  • High School Graduate: 18.2%
  • Some College: 11.2%
  • Associate Degree: 4.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30.0%
  • Graduate Degree: 22.9%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $92,107

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: $938
  • Two Bedroom: $1,105
  • Three Bedroom: $1,469
  • Four Bedroom: $1,734

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449 Bayard Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

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