25 The Strand, New Castle, DE 19720-4825 $779,000

Beds/Baths: 4/3.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 3,250
Acreage: 0.05
Age:192 years
Style:
Colonial
MLS#: DENC2023670
Subdivision: Old New Castle
Design/Type:
End of Row/Townhouse

Description

25 The Strand, built by James McCullough around 1827 after fire destroyed the original structure in 1824 along with most of The Strand. Located on the corner of Packet Alley, which was the connecting link for travelers coming from Philadelphia to the Baltimore, Washington areas. Imagine all the people that travelled this route and took up lodging waiting for the stagecoach and later the New Castle/Frenchtown Railroad to get the to the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay. 25 The Strand, known as Boulden's Store for the last merchant, David Boulden, that operated the establishment, is now a single family dwelling. Enter through the double doors into a large living room flanked by bookcases on left and wood burning fireplace on the right, 10 foot ceilings and large storefront windows, continue via the hallway into the dining room featuring a built-in cabinet and high ceilings which flows into the fully equipped kitchen. The sunroom facing the river and a hallway 1/2 bath completes the first level. The curved winding steps take you to the second floor which consists of 3 ample sized bedrooms and 2 full updated bathrooms as well as a screened porch to relax and watch the ships go by. Continue to the 3rd level with a bedroom and full bath with clawfoot tub and plenty of storage space. Entertain your guests on the brick patio with established garden that opens to the historic Packet Alley. The full basement houses the gas boiler, gas hot water heater, central air handler and laundry. Original heart pine floors, large open hallways, built in cabinets, and moldings are all throughout the home. Come and live in the history and enjoy all that Historic New Castle has to offer. Centrally located between New York City and Washington DC. Detailed history available.

Bedroom 4: 11 X 15 - Upper 2
Bedroom 1: 14 X 16 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 9 X 16 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 14 X 14 - Upper 1
Living Room: 19 X 20 - Main
Dining Room: 16 X 16 - Main
Kitchen: 9 X 16 - Main
Sun/Florida Room: 9 X 13 - Main
Taxes: $5,871
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: N
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Colonial

Features

Water
Water Oriented: Yes; Water Front: No; Water Access: No; Water Body Name: Delaware River; Water Body Type: River; Navigable: No;

Utilities
Baseboard - Hot Water Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Zoned Cooling, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer, Basement Laundry

Garage/Parking
On Street

Interior
Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Soaking Tub, Full Basement, Interior Access Basement, Outside Entrance Basement, Hardwood Flooring

Exterior
Stone Foundation, Brick Exterior, Enclosed Porch/Deck, Patio(s), Porch(es), Screened Porch/Deck

Lot
Panoramic View, River View, Fully Fenced

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Public Elementary (12 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
New Castle Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 0.61 mi
Downie (Carrie) Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 0.89 mi
Castle Hills Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 1.57 mi
Charter School of New Castle Charter School of New Castle K–8 New Castle 1.59 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool–12 New Castle 1.92 mi
The Colwyck Center Colonial School District Preschool New Castle 1.94 mi
Wilmington Manor Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 2.06 mi
Eisenberg (Harry O.) Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 2.14 mi
Pleasantville Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 3.45 mi
Richardson Park Learning Center Red Clay Consolidated School District Preschool–5 Wilmington 4.68 mi
Richardson Park Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.71 mi
Richey Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.75 mi

Public Middle (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Read (George) Middle School Colonial School District 6–9 New Castle 1.78 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool–12 New Castle 1.92 mi
McCullough (Calvin R. ) Middle School Colonial School District 6–8 New Castle 2.69 mi

Public High (5 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Penn (William) High School Colonial School District 9–12 New Castle 1.41 mi
The Wallace Wallin School Colonial School District 7–12 New Castle 1.57 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool–12 New Castle 1.92 mi
Delaware Military Academy Delaware Military Academy 9–12 Wilmington 4.5 mi
Conrad Schools of Science Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 4.87 mi

Private (4 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
St Peter Catholic School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 New Castle 0.39 mi
Delaware Christian Academy Baptist Preschool–8 New Castle 1.1 mi
Serviam Girls Academy Roman Catholic 5–8 New Castle 2.75 mi
Fairwinds Christian School Baptist Preschool–12 Bear 4.67 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for New Castle (19720), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 25
  • Average salary of people in this community: $44,729

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,496
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.81
  • Households w/ Children: 66%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 14,830 (64.1%)
  • Rented: 6,721 (29.1%)
  • Vacant: 1,573 (6.8%)
  • Total: 23,124

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: 61,324
Households: 21,551
Median Age: 38.20

Climate and Weather

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Education

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 3.5%
  • Some High School: 8.1%
  • High School Graduate: 40.1%
  • Some College: 20.3%
  • Associate Degree: 7.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12.8%
  • Graduate Degree: 7.7%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $60,409

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: $1,033
  • One Bedroom: $886
  • Two Bedroom: $1,115
  • Three Bedroom: $1,295
  • Four Bedroom: $1,460

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Contact Information

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Curt Scully Realty Company

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25 The Strand, New Castle, DE 19720-4825

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