1 Winchester Court, Bear, DE 19701-2232 $539,999

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,400
Acreage: 0.67
Age:30 years
MLS#: DENC2041434
Subdivision: Emerald Ridge


Welcome to this beautiful, thoughtfully designed, and meticulously maintained 4 Bedroom, 2.1 Bath contemporary colonial home located in Emerald Ridge which rests on a lot of 0.67 acres. The house has ample space for comfortable living with 2,400 sq. ft. of living space. The home flows into an open-concept living, dining, and kitchen areas with soaring ceiling. It offers inspiring spaces and an exceptional amount of outdoor space. You can enjoy seamlessly piped music throughout your home through a fully-featured surround sound system which is built-in in the house. Opening the front door, you are immediately impressed with the charm and warmth of the sun-soaked living room from the large windows, recessed ceiling lights, colonial crown moldings. By entering the foyer you can see a beautiful cathedral ceiling chandelier. You can really show off the dramatic height with gorgeous lighting! To the right of the lobby there is a good size room which can be used for home office. The living room leads into the dining room with hardwood floors and windows overlooking the backyard. An appealing gas fireplace in the living room offers a cozy ambiance on colder days. The stylish gourmet kitchen offers all of the charm and convenience one could want. It is open and large, with a big island, granite countertops, an attractive backsplash, lots of cabinet space and working space. The kitchen has a sliding door offering access to  a beautiful patio on the backyard, where you can relax and soak in the sunshine.  Upstairs, discover a charming master bedroom with a large bathroom complete with a beautiful bath tub. The second floor boasts three generously sized bedrooms and one bathroom. The upstairs long loft with three big triple closets overlooks the living room cathedral ceiling. All walls are painted in a soft, desirable color palette.  The fully finished basement adds an additional square footage to your house - perfect for storage or space for entertaining.  A large corner lot driveway accomodates multiple cars. The oversized, side-entrance 2-car garage offers plenty of storage space. The house is in a prime location offering excellent logistics. The house is minutes away to I-95, Rt. 72, Rt. 273, Rt.40, Rt. 896, Rt. 1, Rt. 13 . You will appreciate 5-10 minute drive to ACME, ShopRite, New Castle Farmer’s Market, The Home Depot, Wilmington University, Lums Pond State Park. Lums Pond State Park features boat rentals, fishing, sports facilities, hiking trails, zip lines. Nearby you can find a gorgeous Chesapeake City, Maryland, a picturesque small town located on the working commercial canal which connects the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays. You can discover fine dining, picturesque stores, outdoor concerts, and seasonal events. Chesapeake City overlooks ocean-going vessels. The house is located in the Appoquinimink School District ranking in the top 20% in Delaware per public school review. Loss Olive B. Elementary School is one of the best schools in the district. It is no secret that the real estate inventory is low and you have likely been searching for a home for a long time, but once you step inside this 4-bedroom beauty you will realize you have finally found the one! Imagine waking up to a symphony of birds to remind you that you chose the right home. OPEN HOUSE is canceled. We have an offer, waiting for the EMD.

Primary Bed: 19 X 12 - Upper 1
Primary Bath: Upper 1
Sitting Room: 20 X 9 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 11 X 11 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 12 X 12 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 13 X 11 - Upper 1
Living Room: 15 X 13 - Main
Dining Room: 14 X 12 - Main
Office: 13 X 10 - Main
Kitchen: 21 X 14 - Main
Family Room: 20 X 15 - Main
Laundry: Main
Bonus Room: Lower 1

Taxes: $3,215
Home Assoc: $150/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Colonial


HOA: Yes;

Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer, Circuit Breakers, Underground, Main Floor Laundry, Cable TV

Attached Garage, Driveway, On Street, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Skylight(s), Sprinkler System, Fully Finished Basement, Carpet Flooring, Ceramic Tile Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, 9'+ Ceilings, Cathedral Ceilings, Bay/Bow Windows

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Shingle Roof, Aluminum Siding, Brick Exterior, Vinyl Siding, Lawn Sprinkler, Street Lights

Corner Lot, Front Yard, Level Lot, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)

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Public Elementary (11 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K–5 Bear 1.29 mi
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 1.54 mi
Oberle (William) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Bear 1.89 mi
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.11 mi
Southern Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 3.32 mi
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.33 mi
Jones (Albert H.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.51 mi
Lorewood Grove Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Middletown 4.83 mi
Brader (Henry M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.96 mi
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Bear 4.96 mi
Pleasantville Elementary School Colonial School District K–5 New Castle 4.99 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Colonial School District 6–8 New Castle 3.23 mi
Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Newark 4.79 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Newark 3.99 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9–12 Newark 4.5 mi
Christiana High School Christina School District 6–12 Newark 4.64 mi

Private (6 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Red Lion Christian Academy Presbyterian Preschool–12 Bear 0.46 mi
Aquinas Academy Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Bear 2.61 mi
Learning Express Academy Nonsectarian K–8 Newark 2.73 mi
Fairwinds Christian School Baptist Preschool–12 Bear 3.08 mi
Delaware Tarbiyah School Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 4.02 mi
Tarbiyah Islamic School Of Delaware Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 4.38 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Bear (19701), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 30
  • Average salary of people in this community: $60,848

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,542
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.80
  • Households w/ Children: 56%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 11,714 (75.6%)
  • Rented: 3,356 (21.6%)
  • Vacant: 432 (2.8%)
  • Total: 15,502

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: 42,240
Households: 15,070
Median Age: 41.50

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: 3.1%
  • Some High School: 4.1%
  • High School Graduate: 31.0%
  • Some College: 20.1%
  • Associate Degree: 7.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 20.1%
  • Graduate Degree: 14.4%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $90,240

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).

  • One Bedroom: $1,240
  • Two Bedroom: $1,459
  • Three Bedroom: $1,767
  • Four Bedroom: $1,313

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of: Vanguard Realty Alliance, LLC , (484) 800-1777, info@vralliance.com

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Listing data as of 6/06/2023.

1 Winchester Court, Bear, DE 19701-2232

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