16 Reese Drive, Newark, DE 19711 $895,000

Beds/Baths: 5/4.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 6,137
Acreage: 0.81
Age:30 years
MLS#: DENC2006870
Mobile#: 5102
Subdivision: Merestone


Set on a stunning and serene .8 acre lot in the much desired Merestone neighborhood in Newark sits this pristine colonial home with high end updates throughout. As you enter into the sprawling 2-story foyer with curved staircase, you will immediately notice hardwood floors that run throughout much of this home. The first floor boasts a formal living room with fireplace and pocket doors to the formal dining room, a private office with patio access, updated powder room and a large laundry/mudroom with access to the 3-car garage. A spacious eat-in kitchen with custom white cabinets, large center island, granite countertops, high-end appliances and butlers pantry opens to the 2-story family room with stone fireplace, custom moldings and deck access. The second level features a luxurious master retreat with a large bedroom, walk-in closets with custom shelving system, master bath with soaking tub and double vanity. There are 3 additional guest bedrooms – one with a private full bath as well as a full bath in the hallway. The finished lower level features a game room, gym, theater, wine room and 5th bedroom with full bath. The rear yard is an entertainers dream. It features patio with in-ground pool and spa, pergola, and large raised deck. This beautifully maintained home offers solitude and privacy while enjoying close proximity to all that the area has to offer.

Taxes: $6,725
Home Assoc: $50/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: Yes - Personal
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated


HOA: Yes;

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

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

Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Cedar Closet(s), Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Fully Finished Basement, Walkout Level Basement

Block Foundation, Stone Exterior, Stucco Exterior, Deck(s), Patio(s), Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Water Falls, Gutter System, Fenced Pool, In Ground Pool, Pool/Spa Combo

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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 1.86 mi
Linden Hill Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 3.45 mi
New Garden Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Toughkenamon 3.45 mi
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.74 mi
Maclary (R. Elisabeth) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.1 mi
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 4.22 mi
Heritage Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 4.23 mi

Public Middle (4 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6–8 Landenberg 2.44 mi
Skyline Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Wilmington 4.07 mi
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 4.08 mi
Shue-Medill Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Newark 4.91 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
McKean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 9–12 Wilmington 4.34 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 2.61 mi
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 3.81 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Seventh-Day Adventist Preschool–8 Wilmington 4.39 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 4.51 mi
St Mark's High School Roman Catholic 9–12 Wilmington 4.73 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

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

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