The Christopher-Wilder Team...Your Real Estate Family, For Life!
Cathleen Christopher-Wilder has been living and working in your community for over 20 years. Licensed in both DE & PA, Cathleen specializes in bringing Buyers and Sellers together in New Castle County, lower Delaware and Chester counties in Pennsylvania.
Cathleen grew up in The Highlands then moved to Trolley Square, both in The City of Wilmington, and currently resides in Greenville, DE with her husband and three children. Cathleen has extensive, first hand knowledge of Wilmington, Greenville and the surrounding areas. "I love living in Delaware and I look forward to helping people with all of their Real Estate needs in our Community. Providing solutions to my clients' real estate needs is my focus everyday. I am dedicated to going above and beyond to help my clients fully accomplish their goals."
Having essentially grown-up in the Real Estate business, Cathleen has learned from the best. "My mentors at Patterson-Schwartz and now at Long & Foster, have instilled in me the dedication to our business that I show to my clients everyday. I believe that the Real Estate business is about relationships and my clients always come first."
Specialties: New Castle County Board of Realtors Lifetime Million Dollar Club Member, Realty Alliance Sales Award Recipient, Previous Member of the New Castle County Board of Realtors Ethics Committee, Broker Associate, 4 year recipient of the Long & Foster Chairman's Club Gold Team.
Specialties and Designations
Investment Property, Works With First Time Home Buyers, Specializes in Relocations, Foreclosure, Resale Residential, Suburban Living, Condominiums, Single Family Homes and Townhomes, Associate Broker, Luxury
Exceptional Stone Colonial in Applecross, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the heart of Greenville! The location of this home was carefully chosen on a premium lot ideally situated on 1 acre, backing to woods. Featuring 5 bedrooms, 6.2 baths, 5 fireplaces and a 4 car garage, with lift system for 6 car parking, this home offers stunning custom features throughout coupled with exceptional outdoor areas including maintenance free decking, patios, 2 hot tubs and a custom pool that create a true luxury experience. The 1st floor houses a grand foyer with a sweeping staircase flanked by the formal living and dining rooms with custom moldings & wainscoting. A large butler~s pantry with wine storage is conveniently located off the dining room. An abundance of natural light flows thru the front to back foyer thru French doors that lead to the elevated rear deck. A formal powder room is also located off the front entry hall. The first of two offices on the main floor is beautifully appointed & overlooks the rear and side yards. A second office has been custom designed with stunning woodwork, built-in shelving & a gas fireplace. A copper tin ceiling and custom Phillip Jeffries cloth adorn the walls to make this room truly one-of-a-kind. The 2nd foyer on the 1st floor leads to the casual mudroom area with a hall closet and built-in cubbies. A larger mudroom houses custom floor-to-ceiling built~in~s providing individualized storage for all, complete with a rolling ladder for easy access to upper storage areas. Two pantries~ and a 2nd powder room complete the informal foyer wing. A large eat-in kitchen with separate breakfast/dining area is adjacent to the family room. The kitchen features a large center island with bar-stool seating and high-end appliances including a Wolf range, built-in Sub Zero Refrigerator, granite countertops, custom backsplash, an abundance of cabinet space and tray ceiling. The family room features elevated ceilings a gas fireplace and easy access to the deck and kitchen areas. The 2nd floor houses 5 bedrooms all with en-suite baths that include the master suite, a large laundry room & homework station. The master suite features a sitting room with bar area, gas fireplace, dressing room with two walk-in closets, a custom bathroom with whirlpool tub, separate shower, 2 vanities and radiant heated floor. A French door from the Master Suite leads to a private deck that overlooks the gardens & pool area. The walk-out lower level is truly exceptionally with a coffered ceiling, bar area, pool room/gaming area, media room, wine closet, work-out room and still plenty of room for storage! The outside of this luxury property is as equally as impressive as the interior with handpicked stone for an architectural wall that surrounds the pool and hot tub area. Distressed wood was carefully selected for the pergola over the pool patio and outdoor gas fireplace. Additional patio areas off of the kitchen area provide easy access to the built-in barbecue area with a 2nd hot tub! Exterior lighting thru-out and thoughtfully placed mature landscaping complete this impressive package! Truly luxury home & living!
"Cathleen is a consummate professional and extremely knowledgeable in the DE and PA real estate market and really takes the time to know her clients needs and wants in every situation. Cathleen has handled several real estate transactions for me over the past few years and with each transaction Cathleen was ahead of every detail from initial searches, negotiations, through post settlement. Her attention to details and follow up ensured all transactions were handled smoothly, timely and worry free. I would highly recommend Cathleen!"
- P. Pfeiffer
"Cathleen went above and beyond the call of duty and never once let me feel that it was a burden or inconvenience. "
- B. Hanley
"Cathleen was excellent. I would highly recommend her. You should be proud she works for your company. I encountered many problems along the way and she was always there for me at anytime."