2 Plum Alley, New Castle, DE 19720 $395,000

Beds/Baths: 3/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 1,800
Acreage: 0.1
Age:113 years
Style:
Traditional
MLS#: DENC483484
Mobile#: 8551
Subdivision: Old New Castle
Design/Type:
Detached

Description

2 Plum Alley is a rare opportunity to own a stand-alone home in the historic district of one of America's most charming colonial towns. This river view cottage is perched on a knoll with mature perennial gardens and a pergola covered sitting area. From the Mahogany wood floors to spacious high ceilings with crown molding, this is easy, upscale living in historical surroundings at its best. The open great room includes your living and dining areas and the kitchen. There is also a half bath and large closet. Upstairs is the master bedroom with en suite bathroom and a door to the upper deck. From the master bedroom and the deck you have wonderful views of the Delaware River and the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The second bedroom also has a door to the upper deck. There is a 3rd bedroom, second full bath and the laundry area on the second floor. Outside is a bricked parking area and a private, brick patio that is covered by a pergola. Old New Castle is a beautiful small town that serves as Delaware's National Park with buildings, museums and origins back to the 1650's. Located midway between Washington DC and New York City, this is a great location, with low taxes and exceptional community services, thanks to the original William Penn Land Grant. Welcome your guests from out of town to your destination home where you can watch the sun or moon rise in the east reflecting warm light across the waters of the mighty Delaware River. Imagine yourself as the next caretaker of this charming cottage, living in the style and charm of a by-gone era. 2 Plum Alley is a way of living, not just a home.

Living Room: 22 X 11 - Main
Dining Room: 12 X 11 - Main
Kitchen: 12 X 11 - Main
Master Bed: 14 X 12 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 14 X 10 - Upper 1
Bathroom 3: 10 X 10 - Upper 1
Taxes: $3,342
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: N
Basement: N
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Colonial

Features

Water
Water Oriented: Yes; Water Front: No; Water Access: No; Water Body Type: River;

Utilities
Forced Air Heating, Bottled Gas/Propane, Central A/C, Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer, Circuit Breakers

Garage/Parking
Off Street

Interior
Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Floor Plan - Open, Wood Floors

Exterior
Stucco Exterior, Wood Siding, Street Lights

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Public Elementary (11 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
New Castle Elementary Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 0.59 mi
Family Foundations Academy Family Foundations Academy K-4 New Castle 0.8 mi
Downie (Carrie) Elementary School Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 0.93 mi
Castle Hills Elementary School Colonial School District Preschool-5 New Castle 1.38 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool-12 New Castle 1.88 mi
Eisenberg (Harry O.) Elementary School Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 1.95 mi
Wilmington Manor Elementary School Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 2.04 mi
Pleasantville Elementary School Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 3.46 mi
Richey Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Wilmington 4.63 mi
Richardson Park Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K-5 Wilmington 4.67 mi
Elbert Palmer Elementary School Christina School District Preschool-5 Wilmington 4.93 mi

Public Middle (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Read (George) Middle School Colonial School District 6-8 New Castle 1.86 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool-12 New Castle 1.88 mi
Mccullough (Calvin R. ) Middle School Colonial School District 6-8 New Castle 2.55 mi
Conrad Schools Of Science Red Clay Consolidated School District 6-12 Wilmington 4.8 mi

Public High (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Penn (William) High School Colonial School District 9-12 New Castle 1.41 mi
Leach (John G.) School Colonial School District Preschool-12 New Castle 1.88 mi
Delaware Military Academy Delaware Military Academy 9-12 Wilmington 4.4 mi
Conrad Schools Of Science Red Clay Consolidated School District 6-12 Wilmington 4.8 mi

Private (1 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Fairwinds Christian School Preschool-12 Bear 4.71 mi

Catholic (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
St. Peter Catholic School Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-8 New Castle 0.25 mi
Serviam Girls Academy Diocese Of Wilmington 5-8 New Castle 2.61 mi

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

Community Quick Facts

  • Daytime population in this area: 76,649
  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 23
  • Average salary of people in this community: $52,190
  • Closest Major Airport: New Castle
  • Closest Major Sports Teams: Wilmington Blue Rocks (A)

Community Summary

  • Population Growth (since 2010): 3.14%
  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,647
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.73
  • Households w/ Children: 29%
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 0%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 15,391 (65.8%)
  • Rented: 6,631 (28.3%)
  • Vacant: 1,375 (5.9%)
  • Total: 23,397

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: 61,110
Households: 22,022
Median Age: 38.28

Climate and Weather

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Education

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index: 4 (1 = Low, 5 = High)

Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 4.9%
  • Some High School: 8.7%
  • High School Graduate: 35.9%
  • Some College: 24.9%
  • Associate Degree: 7.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12.4%
  • Graduate Degree: 5.9%

Workforce

  • White Collar: 59%
  • Blue Collar: 41%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $56,551

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: $845
  • One Bedroom: $1,003
  • Two Bedroom: $1,211
  • Three Bedroom: $1,515
  • Four Bedroom: $1,686

Crime

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