New Castle County Homes for Sale

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The northernmost county in Delaware, New Castle County is the state’s most populous county. New Castle is home to Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, and is the most economically developed region in the state. If you are thinking about living in New Castle County, you’ll have much to look forward to in the way of local amenities, low property taxes, as well as cultural and natural attractions. Home to more than 556,000 people, New Castle County is continuing to attract house hunters with its diverse real estate marketplace.

Homes for Sale in New Castle County

New Castle County Schools

New Castle County serves well over 75,000 students in its more than 125 public schools. The county is also home to private educational centers. In terms of academic performance, the state’s top three schools are located in New Castle County.

When it comes to higher education, residents of New Castle County have easy access to regional colleges and universities that include the University of Delaware, Wilmington University, Widener Delaware School of Law, Goldey Beacom College, Delaware Technical and Community College, and Delaware College of Art and Design.

New Castle County Parks & Recreation

Some of New Castle County’s most popular parks include Lums Pond State Park, White Clay Creek State Park, Fort DuPont, Brandywine Creek State Park, Glasgow Regional Park, Delcastle Recreational Park, and Carousel Park and Equestrian Center. The county’s many major and neighborhood parks feature gaming courts, ball fields, recreation centers, playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails, and more.

Residents of the county enjoy many different recreational opportunities that include child and adult sports leagues and fitness programs offered by local community centers. The county’s community centers also offer art classes, dance classes, and much more. Additionally, fests and farmers markets are popular in the county during the warmer summer months.

New Castle County Weather

New Castle County has a continental climate; although, its climate is impacted by nearby bodies of water that include the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. The county is also impacted by humid, sub-tropical weather currents coming up from the south and, of course, the northern weather conditions that affect regions to the north of the state. The average temperature for the county is 58.1 degrees. Extreme weather conditions can impact the county on a seasonal basis. For instance, winter and spring are at risk for Nor’easters that can bring considerable snow and rain to the area.

New Castle County Amenities

As the economic heart and most populous region of the state, New Castle County is home to many amenities for its residents. It is home to major hospitals like the Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, the Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington Veterans Administration Medical Center, and Saint Francis Hospital.

The county brims with major shopping centers such as the Christiana Mall and newly built Christiana Fashion Center, the Concord Mall, and many smaller shopping outlets that offer tax-free shopping in Delaware.  New Castle County is also home to world-class museums, theatres, gardens, and more.

New Castle County Real Estate

According to the latest reports, the median price for a home in New Castle County is $224,000. This figure is up by about 3% from last year. The real estate market in the county is booming as many people are choosing to make this thriving region their home.

The county, particularly in its major cities like Wilmington, Newark, and Middletown have many types of homes for sale that include single family homes, starter homes, multi-family homes, condominiums, and luxury homes. If you’re thinking about house hunting in New Castle County you have much to look forward to in the way of diverse housing options.

Your real estate agent is the best source of information about the local community and real estate topics. Give Team O’Donnell a call today at 302-598-0189 to learn more about local areas, discuss selling a house, or tour available homes for sale.

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