Tavistock - Gracious Homes in North Wilmington DE
By David Henke, Realtor, Homes Just West of Philadelphia PA
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc)
Tavistock continues to be one of the preferred addresses in north Wilmington Delaware. In 1901 William Bancroft founded the Woodlawn Company, now Woodlawn Trustees, to promote housing, orderly development, and parks in the city and to acquire and develop property north of Rockland to preserve the land along the lower Brandywine. As part of this continuing development, Woodlawn has developed much of the land west of the Concord Pike. They sold individual building lots in various developments to both individuals and builders who followed approved subdivision plans. These developments included Alapocas, Woodbrook, Sharpley, Edenridge and Tavistock. As part of that development over the years, Tavistock has been developed to be one of the preferred communities of single family homes in N...