717 Observatory Drive, Bear, DE 19701 $289,900

Open House: Sun, Sep 15, 1:00PM-4:00PM
Beds/Baths: 3/2.2
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,175
Acreage: 0.05
Age:9 years
Style:
Colonial
MLS#: DENC486020
Mobile#: 8877
Subdivision: Meridian Crossing
Design/Type:
Row/Townhouse

Description

Welcome to this beautiful home, meticulously maintained and tastefully updated. You will fall in love the moment you walk through the door. This large 3 bedroom home features 2 full baths and 2 half baths. As you enter this home on the lower level you will find yourself in the family room with updated luxury vinyl plank flooring with access to the powder room, laundry/utility room and a large two car garage. Make your way to the main level which has also been updated with the same luxury vinyl plank flooring that is perfect for entertainment with the immaculate eat in kitchen that has been upgraded with new glass tile backsplash, granite countertops and newer stainless steel appliances that you have to come and see for yourself. The favorable open floor concept will take you to the dining area and living room that are perfect for entertaining or time with family, let’s not forget a powder room access on the same floor. Open the sliding door from the eat in kitchen and enjoy the low maintenance Trex deck after a long day at work. Make your way to the upper level where you’ll find all new carpeting, three bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms to unwind and relax. This low maintenance home is located in the Meridian Crossing community and is situated on 160 acres of manicured grounds that has so much to offer. This particular home is situated right in front of the playground, take a walk on the beautiful trail walkway or sit by the pond with the fountain view to soak up the nature. Its less than a 2 min walk to the club house where you’’ll find a conference room with internet, a theater style media room, an oversized outdoor pool and a state-of-the-art gym. A great community with this beautiful home awaits you. The reasonable HOA dues cover your landscaping and grass cutting, trash removal and snow removal. Come and see this beautiful home today!

Master Bed: 14 X 13 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 10 X 10 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 9 X 10 - Upper 1
Kitchen: 19 X 12 - Main
Dining Room: 10 X 10 - Main
Family Room: 20 X 12 - Lower 1
Living Room: 13 X 20 - Main

Taxes: $2,555
Home Assoc: $52/Monthly
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: N
Pool: Yes - Community
School Dist: Colonial

Features

Community
HOA: Yes;

Utilities
Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service

Garage/Parking
Attached Garage, Driveway, Garage - Rear Entry, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Exterior
Aluminum Siding, Vinyl Siding, Street Lights

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Public Elementary (15 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
William Oberle Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Bear 0.41 mi
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 0.64 mi
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K-5 Bear 2.3 mi
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 2.33 mi
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 2.35 mi
Brader (Henry M.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 3.94 mi
Jones (Albert H.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Christiana 3.94 mi
Delaware School For The Deaf Christina School District Preschool-12 Newark 4.36 mi
Brookside Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 4.37 mi
Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 4.45 mi
Smith (Jennie E.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 4.52 mi
Southern Elementary School Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 4.63 mi
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1-5 Bear 4.71 mi
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 4.74 mi
Pleasantville Elementary School Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 4.95 mi

Public Middle (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Christina School District 6-8 Newark 3.63 mi
Delaware School For The Deaf Christina School District Preschool-12 Newark 4.36 mi
Kirk (George V.) Middle School Christina School District 6-8 Newark 4.52 mi
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Colonial School District 6-8 New Castle 4.54 mi

Public High (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Votech School District 9-12 Newark 3.18 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9-12 Newark 3.19 mi
Christiana High School Christina School District 9-12 Newark 3.57 mi
Delaware School For The Deaf Christina School District Preschool-12 Newark 4.36 mi

Private (14 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Red Lion Christian Academy Preschool-12 Bear 1.17 mi
Tall Oaks Classical School K-12 Bear 1.17 mi
Lela Day School Preschool-Preschool Bear 1.25 mi
Learning Express Academy K-8 Newark 1.82 mi
Caravel Academy Preschool-12 Bear 1.96 mi
Great New Beginnings Preschool-Preschool Bear 2.1 mi
Fairwinds Christian School Preschool-12 Bear 3.01 mi
Tender Loving Kare Academy Preschool-2 Newark 3.26 mi
Glasgow Chrisian Academy Preschool-8 Bear 3.52 mi
Cornerstone Early Education And Youth Center, Inc. Preschool-Preschool Bear 3.89 mi
Super Kids Pre School & Kindergarten Preschool-K Newark 4.24 mi
Islamic Academy Of Delaware Preschool-8 Newark 4.4 mi
St Paul's Lutheran School Preschool-Preschool Newark 4.69 mi
Tutor Time Child Care Preschool-6 Newark 4.94 mi

Catholic (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Aquinas Academy Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-12 Bear 2.81 mi
Christ The Teacher Catholic School Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-8 Newark 4.76 mi

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

Community Quick Facts

  • Daytime population in this area: 28,077
  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 27
  • Average salary of people in this community: $49,259
  • Closest Major Airport: New Castle
  • Closest Major Sports Teams: Wilmington Blue Rocks (A)

Community Summary

  • Population Growth (since 2010): 1.06%
  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,489
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.76
  • Households w/ Children: 33%
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 0%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 11,253 (74.8%)
  • Rented: 3,086 (20.5%)
  • Vacant: 715 (4.7%)
  • Total: 15,054

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: 39,611
Households: 14,339
Median Age: 39.21

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.

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Weather Risk

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: 2.1%
  • Some High School: 3.9%
  • High School Graduate: 27.9%
  • Some College: 21.5%
  • Associate Degree: 8.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22.0%
  • Graduate Degree: 14.1%

Workforce

  • White Collar: 60%
  • Blue Collar: 40%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $81,861

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

The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime 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.


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