227 W Red Lion Drive, Bear, DE 19701-5903 $279,850

Beds/Baths: 2/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,725
Acreage: 0.14
Age:17 years
Traditional, Carriage House, Cape Cod
MLS#: DENC476972
Subdivision: Village Of Red L C
End of Row/Townhouse


Say Good - bye to mowing lawns and shoveling snow and say hello to the Village of Red Lion Creek, Bear areas premier 55+ home community. This is one of just a few end unit homes with a 2 car garage and full basement. Few end units come for sale. The home is clean and move in ready with decorator paint, and neutral wall colors, many rooms have high quality beige carpet and real 3/4" oak hardwood floors in the foyer-living-kitchen and breakfast areas make for durable easy living. The first floor plan flows from the homes vaulted ceiling entrance foyer to living room with gas log fireplace. Huge kitchen and breakfast areas with sliding door access to the deck with sunsetter awning. Complete first floor living with spacious large master bedroom, vaulted ceiling with fan plus ample sized walk in closet, master bath has double bowl sink and large shower stall with seat and grab bar. 1st floor laundry room that fits a full sized washer and dryer and powder room for guest use. The home also has an inviting over-sized second floor bedroom with private door access to full bath and the loft. Great storage space huge walk in closets, kitchen pantry plus basement storage. The home also features a two car garage with opener. Large finished basement fully carpeted. The Village of Red Lion Creek is close to shopping, worship, libraries as well as State, County and local parks. The walking trail that wraps around the community and pond is great for strolling and meeting other residents. The community is friendly and has ample visitor parking areas. Community club house host a number of activities weekly and has been designed to be economical to maintain, it has a full kitchen, game and exercise rooms. Community is very well run, well maintai and a great place to call home.

Loft: 17 X 8 - Upper 1
Living Room: 17 X 12 - Main
Breakfast Room: 12 X 12 - Main
Laundry: 6 X 6 - Main
Bedroom 2: 17 X 14 - Upper 1
Storage Room: 8 X 8 - Upper 1
Kitchen: 12 X 13 - Main
Foyer: 6 X 10 - Main
Basement: 20 X 38 - Lower 1

Taxes: $2,472
Home Assoc: $135/Monthly
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Christina
Elem. School: Keene Mid. School: Gauger-Cobbs High School: Glasgow


HOA: Yes; Fee Includes: All Ground Fee, Lawn Maintenance, Recreation Facility, Reserve Funds, Snow Removal, Trash;

Heat Pump(s), Natural Gas, Central A/C, Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, 220 Volts, Circuit Breakers, Main Floor Laundry, Cable TV Available, Multiple Phone Lines, Natural Gas Available

Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener, Garage - Front Entry, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Breakfast Area, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Combination Kitchen/Dining, Floor Plan - Traditional, Full Basement, Hardwood Flooring, Vinyl Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, Cathedral Ceilings, Dry Wall, Accessibility - Grab Bars Mod,

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Architectural Shingle Roof, Aluminum Siding, Brick Exterior, Vinyl Siding, Sidewalks, Street Lights

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Public Elementary (8 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K-5 Bear 1.47 mi
William Oberle Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Bear 1.79 mi
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 2.01 mi
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 2.33 mi
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1-5 Bear 3.23 mi
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 4.01 mi
Southern Elementary School Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 4.01 mi
Brader (Henry M.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 4.24 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Colonial School District 6-8 New Castle 3.88 mi
Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Christina School District 6-8 Newark 4.98 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Votech School District 9-12 Newark 2.69 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9-12 Newark 3.52 mi
St. Georges Technical High School New Castle County Votech School District 9-12 Middletown 4.65 mi

Private (11 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Red Lion Christian Academy Preschool-12 Bear 1.34 mi
Tall Oaks Classical School K-12 Bear 1.34 mi
Caravel Academy Preschool-12 Bear 1.39 mi
Lela Day School Preschool-Preschool Bear 1.43 mi
Glasgow Chrisian Academy Preschool-8 Bear 2.48 mi
Cornerstone Early Education And Youth Center, Inc. Preschool-Preschool Bear 2.57 mi
Tender Loving Kare Academy Preschool-2 Newark 2.88 mi
Learning Express Academy K-8 Newark 3.48 mi
Great New Beginnings Preschool-Preschool Bear 3.7 mi
Super Kids Pre School & Kindergarten Preschool-K Newark 4.55 mi
Fairwinds Christian School Preschool-12 Bear 4.56 mi

Catholic (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Aquinas Academy Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-12 Bear 1.14 mi
Christ The Teacher Catholic School Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-8 Newark 4.33 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.


Weather Risk


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%


  • 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


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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227 W Red Lion Drive, Bear, DE 19701-5903

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