Welcome home! This historic 3200+sf home in the Appoquinimink School District is in impeccable condition and has been lovingly restored, maintained, and cared for – hard to imagine that you’ll ever see one quite like it again! This corner lot is the perfect setting for this charming turn-of-the-century Edwardian home in the heart of Odessa, originally built by in 1900 by Dr.Townsend. The white picket fence corrals the entire back yard on almost 1 acre of land that is manicured with flower beds, shade trees, benches and a new paver patio! The artistry and attention to hand-crafted detail in this showcase home are hard to come by in newer built homes. Preserving both historic homes and the character of the local historic community of Odessa are what make this home a gem. The beauty and timeless appeal that grabs you the minute you see the front porch carries through the entire home with its refinished original wood flooring, grand foyer, butterfly staircase, renovated kitchen, and more makes this home irresistible. The charm of this historic home, matched with all the conveniences of modern appliances, luxurious bathroom with brass fittings and claw tub, will surprise and captivate you. Plenty of amenities and storage with a basement, and bonus room on the 3rd floor and lots of closets, which you don’t usually find in historic homes. There are also 2 large sheds with new windows, fresh paint and electricity conveniently located at the rear of the home to be used for a workshop, storage or even turned into a garage. Come walk through the front door and take a step back in time where grand foyers, parlors, wood floors, 9’ ceilings and formal spaces welcome you home! Other highlights include the new flooring in the family room, all new windows throughout the home except the front which are original and kept to historic code, new AC split units, fresh paint, renovated kitchen and more – you can see from the photos how loved this home is! Enjoy all the benefits of life in a small town – walk to the library, Cantwells Tavern, enjoy the tennis/pickleball court and join the Odessa Historical Society. People travel from all over to visit the annual Christmas in Odessa ! The Fairview Campus, Appo School District, is literally only 3 miles away. Location, location, location!