36 E 5th St

New Castle, DE 19720 View Map $440,000 Schedule a Tour
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36 E 5th St New Castle DE 19720

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Status: Under Contract
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:DENC2039508
Sq. Feet:2,160
On Site:19 Days
Lot Size:0.06 Acres
County:New Castle

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All the charm, history and convenience of Old New Castle are steps from this exceptional home. This wonderfully expanded, updated and well maintained home in the historic district preserves the period ambience while offering sought-after modern features . This detached property has a flexible floorplan that features up to 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, including one on the main floor-a rarity in town. Enter the open living room/dining room area, you'll notice the gas fireplace and many built-ins, including custom built wine rack and sideboard . Continue into the large, eat-in kitchen with counter seating and sunny window seat with extra storage space. This updated kitchen features ceiling-high solid wood cabinetry, ceramic and bronze tile on floor and backsplash, solid surface counters, gas stove and new dishwasher - all appliances are less than 2 years old. The rear of the main level features a bedroom, family room, or in-law/guest suite, with French doors to the private yard. A full bath and the laundry area complete the main level. Upstairs is the primary bedroom with en-suite full bathroom featuring double vanity, plenty of closet space and access to the third level bonus room offering multiple possibilities an an office, expanded closet space, or loft reading/craft room. There are also 2 more bedrooms with extensive space-efficient built-ins, a third full bath and a second floor family room or den leading to porch/balcony for enjoying coffee or a good book, and providing a protected area below for the side entrance and grilling under cover. Outside, a large brick patio with a water feature and professionally landscaped yard has speakers for enjoying music while relaxing in the serene space. Gardeners will appreciate that 70% of rainwater drainage is directed to the yard for irrigation or stored in the 80 gallon rain barrel. The basement has an outside entrance and plenty of room for storage. A 50 year shingle roof was installed in 2007. Energy efficient features include 2 zones for the hot water boiler and the air conditioning and insulation was blown into the walls of the original late-1800's structure and storm windows and doors throughout. There are overhead fans in all the rooms, whole house water filter and 9 smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. This house enjoys lots of openness and natural light not often found in City of New Castle homes. Just blocks from museums, restaurants, shops, parkland, walking and biking trails and the Delaware river, this is a truly special Old New Castle home. Schedule your appointment today!

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Address:36 E 5th St, New Castle, DE 19720
Area:New Castle/Red Lion/Del.City (30904)
County:New Castle
City:New Castle
School District:Colonial
Subdivision:Old New Castle
Zip Code:19720
Neighborhood:OLD NEW CASTLE
Building:None Available


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Year Built:1890
Construction: Wood Siding
Foundation: Stone
Basement Type: Outside Entrance, Partial, Sump Pump

Features / Amenities

Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Dryer - Electric, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven/Range - Gas, Washer
Main Level Bedrooms: 1
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Family Room
Exterior Features: Sidewalks, Street Lights
Patio And Porch: Patio(s), Porch(es), Brick
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Cooling: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Radiator
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 2160
Below Grade 0
Total 2160


Living RoomMain Level13x16Built-Ins,Fireplace - Gas
Dining RoomMain Level11x13Built-Ins
KitchenMain Level11x14Built-Ins,Countertop(s) - Solid Surface,Kitchen - Eat-in
Primary BedroomMain Level12x16
Primary BedroomUpper 1 Level15x16
Family RoomUpper 1 Level11x12
Bedroom 3Upper 1 Level8x13Built-Ins
Bedroom 4Upper 1 Level8x13Built-Ins

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.06 Acres
Lot Dimensions:20 X 120
Parking Types: On Street
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Directions:Rt. 273 to Delaware St., left on E. 6th St, right on Harmony St., left on E. 5th St, house on the right

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $1,882
Tax Year: 2022
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
City Tax Rate: $580.00



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