140 Sweetbay Lane, New Castle, DE 19720-7676 $365,000

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,031
Acreage: 0.18
Age:27 years
MLS#: DENC2051098
Subdivision: Rutledge


This home is eligible for the "Pathway to Prosperity" grant, which is a fully forgivable $10,000 for the buyer with no income limits. It is strictly based on geographical location of the home. Contact listing agent for details. Welcome to this beautifully maintained home that boasts an open floor plan, perfect for modern living. The main level features a fully updated kitchen, complete with stainless steel appliances, and seamlessly flows into the spacious living area. Upstairs, you will find three generously sized bedrooms, each offering ample closet space and plenty of natural light. The upstairs bath has been tastefully remodeled. The lower level of the home houses a comfortable guest suite, providing privacy and convenience for your visitors, as well as an additional living/family room. Step outside onto the expansive deck, perfect for entertaining or simply enjoying a quiet morning coffee. The yard is fully fenced, offering privacy and a safe space for children or pets to play. This home seamlessly blends style, function, and comfort. Conveniently located and near major highways and plenty of shopping and dining options. Welcome Home.

Bedroom 1: Upper 1
Bedroom 2: Upper 1
Bedroom 3: Upper 1
Living Room: 16 X 11 - Main
Kitchen: 21 X 11 - Main
Laundry: Main
Family Room: 20 X 11 - Main

Taxes: $1,880
Home Assoc: $250/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Colonial
High School: William Penn


HOA: Yes;

Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer, Main Floor Laundry

Attached Garage, Garage - Front Entry, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Ceiling Fan(s), Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Pantry, Stall Shower, Fully Finished Basement, Basement Windows, Cathedral Ceilings

Block Foundation, Pitched Roof, Vinyl Siding, Deck(s), Sidewalks

Rear Yard, Privacy Fence, Wood Fence

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Public Elementary (9 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 1.64 mi
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K–5 Bear 2.42 mi
Oberle (William) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Bear 2.45 mi
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 2.68 mi
Jones (Albert H.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.6 mi
Southern Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 3.75 mi
Pleasantville Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 3.79 mi
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.23 mi
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.73 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Colonial School District 6–8 New Castle 3.73 mi
Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Newark 4.65 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Christiana High School Christina School District 6–12 Newark 4.16 mi
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Newark 4.91 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9–12 Newark 4.97 mi

Private (8 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Red Lion Christian Academy Presbyterian Preschool–12 Bear 1.7 mi
Fairwinds Christian School Baptist Preschool–12 Bear 1.97 mi
Learning Express Academy Nonsectarian K–8 Newark 2.38 mi
Aquinas Academy Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Bear 3.87 mi
Delaware Tarbiyah School Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 4.05 mi
Tarbiyah Islamic School Of Delaware Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 4.52 mi
Islamic Academy Of Delaware Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 4.8 mi
Tutor Time Child Care Nonsectarian Preschool–K Newark 4.96 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: $47,712

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,448
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.68
  • Households w/ Children: 59%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 14,985 (64.1%)
  • Rented: 6,874 (29.4%)
  • Vacant: 1,511 (6.5%)
  • Total: 23,370

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: 59,410
Households: 21,859
Median Age: 40.50

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.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 4.0%
  • Some High School: 7.0%
  • High School Graduate: 42.7%
  • Some College: 18.7%
  • Associate Degree: 6.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 11.6%
  • Graduate Degree: 9.2%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $63,018

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: $1,134
  • One Bedroom: $947
  • Two Bedroom: $1,127
  • Three Bedroom: $1,345
  • Four Bedroom: $1,506

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. , (302) 351-5000, rtc@lnf.com

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Listing data as of 12/05/2023.

140 Sweetbay Lane, New Castle, DE 19720-7676

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