16815 Orchard Way, Milton, DE 19968 $850,000

Beds/Baths: 5/4.0
Interior Sq. Ft: 4,092
Acreage: 1.47
Age:98 years
Craftsman, Farmhouse/National Folk
MLS#: DESU2041242
Mobile#: 8501
Subdivision: Overbrook Shores


One of a kind beach retreat on 1.47 landscaped acres offers lots of privacy, in a water access community. This charming original Farmhouse with a beautiful modern addition checks all boxes for Family resort living.

The property offers a Main House that has 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, in-ground pool with pool shed for storage, Artist Studio/bunkhouse and a separate cottage suite for additional guests that is attached to the 2-car garage with floored attic space.

The farmhouse front porch has been converted into a lovely year-round living space. A generous sized great room with stone-front fireplace w/wood-stove insert and large dining room have original hardwood flooring, maintaining the feel of the period.

The addition on the home boasts a modern table-space kitchen with additional peninsula seating, morning room with paned-glass french doors, laundry room, and owners first floor suite that is dialed in for every need.

The chef’s kitchen offers a 1920's farm style sink, Stainless appliances, quartz countertops, with two ovens, Butlers Pantry, LVP flooring, Prairie-Style Stain glass windows circa 1910, and flow to the outdoor living area. The owners suite has great closet space, a spa-sized tile shower, large linen closet, double vanity, and private w.c.

The space that was once the old kitchen is now an updated office with built in shelving and a L-shaped desk area perfect for working from home, crafts or homework.

The second floor provides 3 bedrooms with original flooring separate zoned a/c unit and updated bathroom. The third floor dormer attic offers an additional guest bedroom or work out space.

The outdoor space of this home is a perfect oasis for entertaining with the screened porch, huge wrap around covered porch, open deck, in-ground pool, outdoor shower, and fire pit. And don’t forget that living here gives you access to the Community’s boat ramp and fishing pier on Red Mill Pond. All this and still room to grow and make it your own. This wonderful home has been lovingly cared for and is now offered to you to make your own family memories- Welcome Home!

Taxes: $1,483
Home Assoc: $270/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: Yes - Personal
School Dist: Cape Henlopen


HOA: Yes; Amenities: Boat Ramp, Lake, Water/Lake Privileges; Fee Includes: Pier/Dock Maintenance, Road Maintenance, Snow Removal;

Forced Air Heating, Heat Pump - Electric BackUp, Zoned Heating, Electric, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Well Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, Main Floor Laundry

Detached Garage, Driveway, Off Street, Garage Door Opener, Garage - Side Entry, Detached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Attic, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Combination Kitchen/Dining, Crown Moldings, Fully Finished Basement, Carpet Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring, Wood Fireplace, Electric Fireplace, Dry Wall, Vaulted Ceilings

Block Foundation, Architectural Shingle Roof, Metal Roof, Stick Built Exterior, Deck(s), Patio(s), Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Flood Lights, Lawn Sprinkler, Outbuilding(s), Outside Shower, Vinyl Pool

Landscaping, Partly Wooded Lot

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Public Elementary (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 0.66 mi
Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Lewes 4.26 mi
Milton Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Milton 4.91 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 0.66 mi
Mariner Middle School Cape Henlopen School District 6–8 Milton 4.7 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 0.66 mi
Cape Henlopen High School Cape Henlopen School District 9–12 Lewes 4.14 mi

Private (2 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Delmarva Christian Schools Milton Campus Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–8 Milton 4.31 mi
Legal Name Bethel Preschool Of Lewes Inc. Methodist Preschool–K Lewes 4.63 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Milton (19968), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 24
  • Average salary of people in this community: $47,913

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 203
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.59
  • Households w/ Children: 54%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 4,220 (68.2%)
  • Rented: 755 (12.2%)
  • Vacant: 1,215 (19.6%)
  • Total: 6,190

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: 12,902
Households: 4,975
Median Age: 47.00

Climate and Weather

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Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.7%
  • Some High School: 5.7%
  • High School Graduate: 26.4%
  • Some College: 19.2%
  • Associate Degree: 9.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 23.3%
  • Graduate Degree: 14.5%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $72,193

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: $626
  • Two Bedroom: $893
  • Three Bedroom: $1,212
  • Four Bedroom: $1,573

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