8 Reese Drive, Newark, DE 19711 $799,000

Beds/Baths: 4/5.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 7,909
Acreage: 0.8
Age:29 years
MLS#: DENC2002384
Mobile#: 4607
Subdivision: Merestone


Set on a generously sized lot in the desirable neighborhood of Merestone sits this custom designed and updated home. This home meets all entertaining needs and offers all of the luxuries of modern living. Enter into the impressive 2-story foyer with turned staircase. To the left find the private formal living room with gas fireplace. To the right of the foyer is the formal dining room with see-through gas fireplace into great room and French doors that open to the slate patio surrounded by an attractive slate-topped 3 foot high natural stone wall and continues on to attached butler's pantry with custom cabinetry and granite countertop. Continue into the graciously sized open kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, custom cherry cabinetry, oversized island and generously sized peninsula complete with custom cabinetry, seating and wrap-around bookshelves. Attached to the kitchen is a breathtaking gazebo eating area with custom table and chairs overlooking pool and backyard. The kitchen opens to the spacious 2-story great room sitting at the heart of the home with granite tiled see-through gas fireplace with raised hearth. Continue through wide hallway to the private office/study with sound insulated walls, glass-paneled French entry doors and bay window. A main floor suite with dedicated outdoor entrance offers ease for guests with private bath having limestone radiant heated floor and sound insulated interior walls surrounding the suite. The main floor also features over-sized laundry room with granite tile and tiled concrete pad for high-speed washers, access to the 3-car insulated garage, 9’-10” ceilings, oak floors (cherry floor in study) and powder room with marble floor. Up the main staircase find large double door entrance leading to the luxurious master suite with bay windows and renovated bath with natural stone throughout, radiant heated floors, large, walk-in shower with dual rainfall showerheads, bubble tub and 2 large walk-in closets with dressing room. Also on this level is an additional bedroom, multi-purpose room, hall bath, and a third private suite with attached full bath that can be accessed from a private staircase. The lower level is an entertainer’s dream with large media and game rooms, bar with granite countertop, full bathroom with granite tile floor and countertop. The private fenced yard features in-ground, kidney-shaped pool with newer pool deck. This home also boasts cost-saving geothermal heating and air-conditioning, new carpet and paint on 2nd level, 3-zone HVAC, driveway alert system, whole house generator, 6 ceiling fans, updated double hung windows throughout house with custom blinds and updated gracefully meandering front walk.

Kitchen: 27 X 17 - Main
Living Room: 18 X 17 - Main
Dining Room: 16 X 16 - Main
Family Room: 23 X 22 - Main
Breakfast Room: 14 X 14 - Main
Office: 16 X 12 - Main
Bedroom 1: 20 X 15 - Main
Primary Bed: 20 X 19 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 16 X 12 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 17 X 17 - Upper 1
Bonus Room: 20 X 19 - Upper 1
Media Room: 27 X 21 - Lower 1
Game Room: 31 X 19 - Lower 1
Recreation Room: 21 X 19 - Lower 1
Taxes: $7,703
Home Assoc: $50/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: Yes - Personal
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated


HOA: Yes;

Forced Air Heating, , Geo-thermal, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, On Site Septic, Main Floor Laundry

Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener, Garage - Side Entry, Inside Access, Attached Garage Spaces #: 3;

Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Crown Moldings, Additional Stairway, Fully Finished Basement

Stucco Exterior, Patio(s), Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Gutter System

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Public Elementary (7 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
North Star Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 1.79 mi
New Garden Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Toughkenamon 3.37 mi
Linden Hill Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 3.45 mi
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.77 mi
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 4.16 mi
Maclary (R. Elisabeth) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.18 mi
Heritage Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.24 mi

Public Middle (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6–8 Landenberg 2.35 mi
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 3.98 mi
Skyline Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Wilmington 4.08 mi
Shue-Medill Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Newark 4.96 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
McKean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.29 mi
Dickinson (John) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 4.52 mi

Private (6 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
The Independence School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Newark 2.12 mi
Limestone Hills Day School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 2.59 mi
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 3.73 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Seventh-Day Adventist Preschool–8 Wilmington 4.35 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 4.44 mi
St Mark's High School Roman Catholic 9–12 Wilmington 4.75 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Newark (19711), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 24
  • Average salary of people in this community: $53,565

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,900
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.59
  • Households w/ Children: 40%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 12,362 (59.0%)
  • Rented: 7,039 (33.6%)
  • Vacant: 1,534 (7.3%)
  • Total: 20,935

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: 52,033
Households: 19,401
Median Age: 35.20

Climate and Weather

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Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.4%
  • Some High School: 3.2%
  • High School Graduate: 21.4%
  • Some College: 16.9%
  • Associate Degree: 7.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 26.4%
  • Graduate Degree: 22.8%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $71,983

Fair Market Rents

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  • Studio: $841
  • One Bedroom: $991
  • Two Bedroom: $1,208
  • Three Bedroom: $1,637
  • Four Bedroom: $1,824

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