3 Orchid Drive, Bear, DE 19701 $429,900

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,050
Acreage: 0.2
Age:21 years
MLS#: DENC2006134
Mobile#: 5024
Subdivision: Brennan Estates


Welcome to 3 Orchid Dr. in sought after Brennan Estates. Located above the canal and part of the Appoquinimink school district. This fantastic two story colonial is loaded with features that are sure to please. The main level boasts an open floorplan, 9ft ceilings, hardwood flooring and plenty of natural light throughout. The main entry opens on a bright and inviting living room with ceilings all the way up to the 2nd floor. The fantastic eat-in kitchen includes granite counter tops, island, 42” cabinets, pantry, stainless appliances, gas cooking, and tile backsplash. A slider door, just off the kitchen, leads to the paver patio and fenced, tree lined, rear yard equally suited to relaxing or entertaining. The spacious great room has a cozy gas fireplace with tasteful stone surround. The two-car garage, with extra deep bonus storage space, is accessible through a hallway off the great room. A convenient half bath rounds out the main level. Up a set of elegant turned stairs are the four bedrooms and two full baths. The large primary bedroom features vaulted ceilings, lots of closet space and an on-suite bathroom with soaking tub, shower, and double vanity. Three additional beds provide plenty of room for guest, or convert one to a home office, exercise room etc. There are tons of great options for this space! The full basement is dry and clean with loads of storage. Other great features include new roof 2019, AC 2016 Furnace 2015, Water Heater 2015 and whole house generator. Close to shopping, highways and outdoor activities. Schedule your tour today!

Kitchen: 14 X 14 - Main
Dining Room: 11 X 11 - Main
Living Room: 14 X 12 - Main
Family Room: 17 X 15 - Main
Half Bath: Main
Primary Bed: 16 X 12 - Upper 1
Primary Bath: Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 14 X 13 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 12 X 11 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 10 X 10 - Upper 1
Bathroom 2: Upper 1

Taxes: $2,770
Home Assoc: $325/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Appoquinimink
Elem. School: Olive B Loss Mid. School: Alfred G Waters High School: Appoquinimink


HOA: Yes; Fee Includes: Common Area Maintenance;

Heat Pump - Electric BackUp, Electric, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, Basement Laundry

Attached Garage, Off Street, Garage - Front Entry, Oversized, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Ceiling Fan(s), Unfinished Basement, Carpet Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace

Asphalt Roof, Vinyl Siding, Patio(s), Exterior Lighting

Rear Fence, Split Rail Fence

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Public Elementary (8 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Bear 0.22 mi
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 2.92 mi
Thomson Estates Elementary Cecil County Public Schools Preschool–5 Elkton 4.09 mi
Brader (Henry M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.32 mi
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K–5 Bear 4.38 mi
Oberle (William) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Bear 4.47 mi
Chesapeake City Elementary Cecil County Public Schools Preschool–5 Chesapeake City 4.55 mi
Holly Hall Elementary Cecil County Public Schools Preschool–5 Elkton 4.58 mi

Public High (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Newark 2.6 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9–12 Newark 4.62 mi
St. Georges Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Middletown 4.83 mi

Private (3 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Aquinas Academy Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Bear 2.7 mi
Christ The Teacher Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Newark 2.96 mi
Red Lion Christian Academy Presbyterian Preschool–12 Bear 4.55 mi

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

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 30
  • Average salary of people in this community: $59,464

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,422
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.76
  • Households w/ Children: 56%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 10,970 (74.8%)
  • Rented: 3,119 (21.3%)
  • Vacant: 580 (4.0%)
  • Total: 14,669

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: 38,941
Households: 14,089
Median Age: 40.40

Climate and Weather

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Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 3.1%
  • Some High School: 3.8%
  • High School Graduate: 28.6%
  • Some College: 20.8%
  • Associate Degree: 7.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22.1%
  • Graduate Degree: 14.2%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $84,591

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).

  • One Bedroom: $1,235
  • Two Bedroom: $1,388
  • Three Bedroom: $1,712
  • Four Bedroom: $1,781

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