525 Ridgeview Drive, Hockessin, DE 19707 $639,900

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 3,525
Acreage: 0.47
Age:28 years
MLS#: DENC485932
Mobile#: 8864
Subdivision: Westridge


Located in the popular Westridge community and situated on a private cul-de-sac lot, this classic home glows with pride of original ownership! This handsome home is part of the Red Clay Consolidated School District. Amenities in the surrounding area include gourmet and casual dining, shops, the public library, parks and sports fields, the Hockessin Athletic Club and much, much more! Move right in and enjoy life in the welcoming Westridge community! A gorgeous curving walkway meanders to the front door and makes a stunning entrance to this stately home with hip roof. The two-story foyer boasts a gorgeous Hinkley pineapple chandelier and a stair case with oak treads, risers and painted spindles. Relax in the formal living room featuring two large windows with circle tops, hardwood flooring, crown and picture molding. The formal dining room features hardwood flooring, circle top windows, crown molding and a chair rail. The kitchen boasts hardwood flooring, oak cabinetry, granite counters, tile backsplash, a double oven, an island with breakfast bar, recessed lights and a large pantry. The fabulous family room opens to the kitchen and features hardwood flooring, a brick masonry fireplace with raised hearth, recessed lighting, a ceiling fan, and French doors that lead to the screened-in porch with a ceiling fan and surround sound. The handsome study has windows with plantation shutters, wainscoting, hardwood floors, and a convenient closet. This room could also serve as a fifth bedroom! The powder room features wainscoting, hardwood flooring, a pedestal sink, and a new comfort height toilet. The laundry room has two sets of cabinets, a utility sink and a convenient door to the exterior. The serene master bedroom suite features neutral carpeting, a ceiling fan with lights, two large windows, speakers and a sizable sitting room that could easily be converted to a large walk-in closet! The new luxurious master bath contains distinctive barn doors, his and her vanities, quartz counters, soft close cabinets, an oversized shower with seat, grab bars, tile walls, tile flooring and all new recessed lighting. This is your at-home spa! The three additional bedrooms are nicely sized and feature ample closet space. The updated hall bath features a new toilet, pendant lights, wood trimmed mirror, 4x4 tile flooring, and an open tub area. The walk-out basement was finished by the owners prior to 2002 and is in “as is” condition. The large finished space has a drop ceiling, a double closet and a sliding glass door that leads to a concrete pad. This area offers endless possibilities…media room, exercise zone, play or hobby room…so many choices! There’s a separate storage/mechanical room that houses the furnace and the hot water heater, as well as a separate work shop area. There is also a separate storage area with built-in floor-to-ceiling racks. Sump pump and French drain, too! The walkout lower level features a sliding glass door to a patio and a shed under the porch being sold “as is”…great for storing your garden tools! The screened porch was recently stained and offers cover in inclement weather. Enjoy the great views! The fabulous spacious Timbertech deck features extra wide steps to grade and a beautiful white railing with lighted posts. It overlooks a lushly landscaped lot that borders private open space. Exterior Bose speakers bring music to your deck activities - let the fun begin! No expense has been spared with the extensive landscaping offered by this home. The rear yard features stone steps to the walk-out lower level and also boasts lots of decorative rocks, boulders and plantings. The exterior lighting also adds lots of evening ambience for you and your guests! There are sprinkler systems in both the front and back yards. The spacious three car garage offers lots of additional storage.

Taxes: $5,219
Home Assoc: $230/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated
Elem. School: Cooke Mid. School: Henry B. Du Pont High School: Alexis I. Dupont


HOA: Yes; Fee Includes: Common Area Maintenance, Snow Removal;

Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, Main Floor Laundry, Cable TV

Attached Garage, Driveway, Inside Access, Asphalt Driveway, Attached Garage Spaces #: 3;

Carpet, CeilngFan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Sprinkler System, Wood Floors, Basement Drainage System, Full Basement, Partially Finished Basement, Basement Sump Pump, Walkout Level Basement, Fully Carpeted Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring, Vinyl Flooring, Brick Fireplace, Dry Wall

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Shingle Roof, Aluminum Siding, Brick Exterior, Deck(s), Patio(s), Porch(es), Screened Porch/Deck, Street Lights

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Public Elementary (8 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
North Star Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Hockessin 2.21 mi
New Garden El School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Toughkenamon 2.57 mi
William Cooke Jr Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Hockessin 2.63 mi
Mary D Lang Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District K-K Kennett Square 3.19 mi
Bancroft Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Kennett Square 4.23 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-8 Wilmington 4.3 mi
Linden Hill Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Wilmington 4.42 mi
Greenwood El School Kennett Consolidated School District 1-5 Kennett Square 4.9 mi

Public Middle (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Dupont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6-8 Hockessin 0.48 mi
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6-8 Landenberg 2.24 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-8 Wilmington 4.3 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett High School Kennett Consolidated School District 9-12 Kennett Square 2.95 mi
Mckean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9-12 Wilmington 3.44 mi

Private (15 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Hockessin Montessori School Preschool-8 Hockessin 1.78 mi
Sanford School Preschool-12 Hockessin 1.96 mi
Cacc Montessori School Preschool-K Hockessin 2.21 mi
Wilmington Christian School Preschool-12 Hockessin 2.4 mi
White Clay Learning Center K-12 Toughkenamon 2.58 mi
Limestone Hills Day School Preschool-K Wilmington 3.28 mi
International Montessori School Preschool-K Wilmington 3.45 mi
Creative Play Day Sch Main Bldg - Toughkenamon 3.49 mi
The Independence School Preschool-8 Newark 3.63 mi
Tutor Time Learning Centers Preschool-K Wilmington 3.72 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Preschool-8 Wilmington 3.75 mi
Kennett Square Preschool Preschool-Preschool Kennett Square 3.81 mi
Centreville Layton School Preschool-12 Wilmington 4.65 mi
The Tatnall School Preschool-12 Wilmington 4.89 mi
Fairville Friends School Inc - Chadds Ford 4.95 mi

Catholic (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
St John The Beloved School Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-8 Wilmington 4.97 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Hockessin(19707), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Daytime population in this area: 13,633
  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 26
  • Average salary of people in this community: $48,979
  • Closest Major Airport: New Castle
  • Closest Major Sports Teams: Wilmington Blue Rocks (A)

Community Summary

  • Population Growth (since 2010): 5.13%
  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,313
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.76
  • Households w/ Children: 34%
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 0%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 5,527 (87.1%)
  • Rented: 647 (10.2%)
  • Vacant: 175 (2.8%)
  • Total: 6,349

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: 17,329
Households: 6,174
Median Age: 48.99

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.


Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index: 4 (1 = Low, 5 = High)

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 2.1%
  • Some High School: 2.3%
  • High School Graduate: 13.7%
  • Some College: 12.5%
  • Associate Degree: 5.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 34.3%
  • Graduate Degree: 29.4%


  • White Collar: 60%
  • Blue Collar: 40%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $118,308

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).

  • Studio: $845
  • One Bedroom: $1,003
  • Two Bedroom: $1,211
  • Three Bedroom: $1,515
  • Four Bedroom: $1,686


The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime 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.

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