4 The Strand, New Castle, DE 19720-4826 $1,100,000

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 4,725
Acreage: 0.12
Age:173 years
MLS#: DENC2057320
Subdivision: Old New Castle


Presenting a National Historical residence boasting 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, with views of the Delaware River and Battery Park. Once the esteemed residence of The Farmers Bank, this historic marvel has been meticulously revitalized and modernized with contemporary luxuries by its current custodians. Step through the ornate gates onto the brick pathway, leading you into the stately reception hall. To your left, beyond the Palladian French doors, awaits the majestic living room adorned with intricate woodwork and fireplace. Sunlight cascades through the magnificent half-moon transom windows, adorned with operable shutters, and French doors opening onto the side patio once the entranceway to the bank. On the opposite side of the hall, discover the splendid formal dining room featuring shuttered half-moon windows, crown molding, and a tiled fireplace. This room seamlessly connects to the family room through double doors and is embellished with detailed moldings and wainscoting, featuring a fireplace equipped with a ventless system. Passing through the hallway and by the elegant, restored staircase, you'll arrive at the gourmet sunlit Georgi kitchen, boasting an island, granite countertops, a tile backsplash and custom rangehood. The kitchen is equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, that include a 6-burner Viking stovetop with griddle, double oven, KitchenAid dishwasher, Sub-Zero refrigerator, and a farmhouse sink. Adjacent to the kitchen lies a cheerful sunroom addition, enveloped in windows and custom cabinetry, overlooking, and accessing the backyard, complete with the original four-person outhouse repurposed for storage. Ascend to the second level, where a landing welcomes you, featuring a spacious 2nd-floor laundry room that could double as a sewing or craft room, complemented by ample closet space. The stairway also accommodates a seated lift for handicap access to the second. Nearby you will encounter a full bathroom with exposed brick, electric floor heat and a shower bathtub. A few steps further reveal another grand hallway leading to the main bedroom and three additional generously sized bedrooms. Unwind in the main bedroom, offering views of the Delaware River, a fireplace, vanity area, large walk-in closet, and a private bathroom with a double vanity, electric floor heat and jet tub. Bedroom 2 boasts its own sizable walk-in closet and offers access to a bonus room, primed for the addition of a private bath with plumbing and wiring run up beneath the floorboards. The current owners have had much of the home updated with a roof, wiring, plumbing, restored or rebuilt windows, replastering, HVAC systems, insulation and more. Designed by the acclaimed John McArthur, renowned for Philadelphia's City Hall, this property resides in Historic Olde New Castle, a town steeped in history and charm. Seize this rare opportunity to own a splendidly restored home amidst picturesque streets, with daily exploration opportunities, diverse dining options, with Battery Park and the Delaware River just across the street. Minutes to I-95 and close to PA and NJ

Primary Bed: 18 X 15 - Upper 1
Primary Bath: Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 19 X 15 - Upper 1
Other: Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 16 X 15 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 16 X 15 - Upper 1
Bathroom 2: Upper 1
Laundry: Upper 1
Living Room: 25 X 15 - Main
Dining Room: 23 X 17 - Main
Family Room: 20 X 14 - Main
Kitchen: 18 X 12 - Main
Sun/Florida Room: 14 X 14 - Main

Taxes: $7,727
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Buyer Agency Comp*: 2.5 % Of Gross
Garage: N
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Colonial
*The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to participants of BrightMLS


Hot Water Heating, Radiator Heating, Zoned Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, Upper Floor Laundry, Cable TV

On Street, Public Parking

Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Island, , Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Full Basement, Unfinished Basement, Ceramic Tile Flooring, Wood Flooring, 9'+ Ceilings

Stone Foundation, Flat Roof, Brick Exterior, Brick Porch/Deck, Patio(s), Sidewalks, Street Lights

Corner Lot, Front Yard, Level Lot, Rear Yard, Corner Lot/Unit, Water View, Decorative Fence

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Public Elementary (11 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
New Castle Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 0.58 mi
Downie (Carrie) Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 0.85 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 1.63 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool–12 New Castle 1.94 mi
The Colwyck Center Colonial School District Preschool New Castle 1.96 mi
Wilmington Manor Elementary School Colonial School District K–8 New Castle 2.04 mi
Eisenberg (Harry O.) Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 2.16 mi
Pleasantville Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 3.4 mi
Richardson Park Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.7 mi
Richey Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.73 mi

Public Middle (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Read (George) Middle School Colonial School District 6–8 New Castle 1.75 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool–12 New Castle 1.94 mi
McCullough (Calvin R. ) Middle School Colonial School District 6–8 New Castle 2.7 mi

Public High (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Penn (William) High School Colonial School District 9–12 New Castle 1.36 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool–12 New Castle 1.94 mi
Delaware Military Academy Delaware Military Academy 9–12 Wilmington 4.49 mi
Conrad Schools of Science Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 4.86 mi

Private (5 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
St Peter Catholic School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 New Castle 0.32 mi
Harvest Christain Academy Wilmington Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 New Castle 0.75 mi
Delaware Valley Classical School Christian (no specific denomination) K–12 New Castle 1.04 mi
Delaware Christian Academy Baptist Preschool–8 New Castle 1.05 mi
Fairwinds Christian School Baptist Preschool–12 Bear 4.57 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: $46,442

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,455
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.74
  • Households w/ Children: 63%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 14,648 (63.6%)
  • Rented: 6,799 (29.5%)
  • Vacant: 1,585 (6.9%)
  • Total: 23,032

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: 59,664
Households: 21,447
Median Age: 39.50

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: 7.8%
  • High School Graduate: 41.7%
  • Some College: 18.9%
  • Associate Degree: 6.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12.6%
  • Graduate Degree: 8.2%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $62,879

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: $986
  • One Bedroom: $917
  • Two Bedroom: $1,134
  • Three Bedroom: $1,355
  • Four Bedroom: $1,535

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of: Monument Sotheby's International Realty , (302) 654-6500

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4 The Strand, New Castle, DE 19720-4826

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