156 Countryside Lane, Bear, DE 19701-2008 $568,900

Open House: Sat, Jun 3, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Beds/Baths: 4/2.0
Interior Sq. Ft: 1,775
Acreage: 2.4
Age:45 years
Cape Cod
MLS#: DENC2039596
Subdivision: Countryside Farms


Welcome Home! Bright, Spacious Cape Cod on a wooded 2.4 Acres of serenity on a private road. Nature lover? Outdoor enthusiast? Or just looking for some peace and quiet…this home is for you! Imagine the peace and quiet offered, set back from the private road with a long wide private driveway leading to the 2 car oversized garage and nicely landscaped walkway. This lovely brick home greets you with a large covered porch and decorated glass door with sidelights. The 2-story foyer is spacious and showcases the iron rail staircase and 2nd floor balcony. This beautiful cape cod is packed with both charm and modern renovations. From the moment you enter, you will notice the refreshing atmosphere and natural light. Crisp, clean and freshly painted throughout. The main floor is sprawling with 5-inch wide birch plank hardwood flooring throughout the main level. The main floor has an open floor plan for versatile living. The living room/ great room features a corner brick wood burning fireplace. The modern upgraded kitchen is bright with white cabinets and quartz counters. The kitchen has an eat-in nook area, bay window and is adjacent to the generously sized formal dining room. From the living room, you can access the rear porch from the inviting French doors for entertaining, a quiet cup of coffee with the birds, or for venturing out to your 2 acre property. From the main living area you go down the hallway and into the master wing featuring the master bedroom, an enormous master closet, laundry room and luxury bath tub. The master bathroom features a spacious shower with glass doors, two sinks and a soaking tub sure to bring about a relaxing spa experience. Upstairs there are three additional bedrooms and a full bathroom. One of the bedrooms is large and could be used as a bedroom, office, exercise room, craft room, playroom or storage area. The property also includes a shed and towards the further end of the lot, through the trees, and through the cleared path, there is an additional sturdy outbuilding/garage. All brick exterior for lower maintenace plus gutter guards. This is a rare find in Northern New Castle County, 2.4 acres above the C&D canal just minutes from I95 for commuting to areas north and south or to Rt 1 for commuting to the Delaware Beaches.

Bedroom 2: Upper 1
Bedroom 3: Upper 1
Bedroom 4: Upper 1
Full Bath: Upper 1
Primary Bed: Main
Full Bath: Main
Kitchen: Main
Living Room: Main
Laundry: Main
Dining Room: Main
Taxes: $3,260
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: N
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Christina


Heat Pump(s), Electric, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Well Water, Public Sewer, Circuit Breakers, Main Floor Laundry

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

Floor Plan - Open, Kitchen - Eat-In, Primary Bath(s), Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Carpet Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Brick Fireplace, Wood Fireplace, Bay/Bow Windows, French Doors, Security System

Architectural Shingle Roof, Brick Exterior, Deck(s), Porch(es), Outbuilding(s)

Trees/Wooded, Trees/Woods View

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Public Elementary (10 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 1.09 mi
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Bear 2.04 mi
Oberle (William) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Bear 2.49 mi
Brader (Henry M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 2.99 mi
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K–5 Bear 3.15 mi
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.34 mi
Thomson Estates Elementary Cecil County Public Schools Preschool–5 Elkton 4.1 mi
Lorewood Grove Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Middletown 4.49 mi
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.54 mi
McVey (Joseph M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.8 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Newark 4.89 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Newark 1.19 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9–12 Newark 3.04 mi

Private (6 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Aquinas Academy Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Bear 1.94 mi
Christ The Teacher Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Newark 2.61 mi
Red Lion Christian Academy Presbyterian Preschool–12 Bear 2.91 mi
Tarbiyah Islamic School Of Delaware Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 3.91 mi
Delaware Tarbiyah School Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 4.01 mi
Learning Express Academy Nonsectarian K–8 Newark 4.2 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: Century 21 Gold Key Realty , (302) 369-5397, newarkoffice@c21gk.com

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156 Countryside Lane, Bear, DE 19701-2008

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