51 Waterton Drive, Bear, DE 19701-4915 $749,900

Beds/Baths: 4/5.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 7,326
Acreage: 0.49
Age:14 years
MLS#: DENC478152
Subdivision: Red Lion Chase


As you walk along the handsome paver sidewalk, past the professional landscaping, and through the front door of this stately 4BR/5.1BA colonial, you'll appreciate the owners' impeccable taste, their high standards, and the level of care they took in designing their home's every detail. Note the little touches like the gorgeous crown molding, robust chair rails, and elegant wainscoting that greet you in the breathtaking two-story entry hall and wrap along the dramatic butterfly staircase, living room, and dining room with tray ceiling. Adjacent to the living room you'll find a sunken great room that runs the entire depth of the house and can be easily converted to a first-floor master bedroom with en suite. Continue past the home office/study with beautiful built-in book cases to the welcoming two-story family room with gas fireplace. From there, head into the oversized gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, 42" cabinets, high-end GE Profile and Monogram stainless steel appliances (including double trivection wall ovens), and a bright morning room that opens to an enormous composite deck overlooking a picturesque half-acre yard that backs to 70 acres of pristine farmland. The main floor also features a powder room, a laundry room, and access to the turned three-car garage. The second floor features a balcony overlooking the foyer and family room with easy access to the kitchen via a back staircase. Lose yourself in the master suite with tray ceiling; triple-sided gas fireplace; his and hers walk-in closets plus bonus closet; large dressing/vanity area; and spacious master bathroom with upgraded cabinets, double sink, jacuzzi garden tub, and tiled shower stall. Head past the guest bedroom with walk-in closet and private bathroom to the two remaining bedrooms that feature office suites, walk-in closets, bonus closets, and private bathrooms! Just when you think you've seen all a house could possibly offer, head to the finished basement with rich hardwood floors; a cozy den with gas fireplace; a game room with a pool table and full bar with custom inlay wood countertop, stone backsplash, sink, refrigerator, and dishwasher; a fitness room; a golf room; a full bathroom; and ample storage space to boot! This spectacular house also features California closets in the kitchen and every bedroom, an irrigation system, and triple-zone air conditioning! The HOA fee of just $116/mo includes access to the community pool, club house, tennis courts, and fitness center, as well as common area maintenance and snow removal. Schedule your tour today!

Master Bathroom: Upper 1
Bedroom 1: 28 X 14 - Upper 1
Bathroom 1: Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 25 X 14 - Upper 1
Bathroom 2: Upper 1
Maid/Guest Quarters: 13 X 12 - Upper 1
Bathroom 3: Upper 1
Dining Room: 17 X 14 - Main
Living Room: 17 X 15 - Main
Great Room: 30 X 14 - Main
2nd Stry Fam Rm: 21 X 16 - Main
Kitchen: 25 X 14 - Main
Sun/Florida Room: 25 X 10 - Main
Laundry: Main
Half Bath: Main
Den: Lower 1
Game Room: Lower 1
Exercise Room: Lower 1
Other: Lower 1

Taxes: $6,148
Home Assoc: $116/Monthly
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Colonial


HOA: Yes; Amenities: Club House, Common Grounds, Community Center, Fitness Center, Pool - Outdoor, Tennis Courts;

Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer, Main Floor Laundry

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

Bar, Breakfast Area, Carpet, CeilngFan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Full Basement, Fully Finished Basement, Outside Entrance Basement, Basement Shelving, Atrium Windows, Window Screens, Skylights

Aluminum Siding, Brick Exterior, Vinyl Siding, Brick Porch/Deck, Deck(s), Patio(s), Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting

Pasture View, Trees/Woods View

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Public Elementary (8 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K-5 Bear 0.67 mi
Southern Elementary School Colonial School District K-5 New Castle 2.37 mi
William Oberle Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Bear 3.18 mi
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 3.45 mi
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K-5 Newark 3.72 mi
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1-5 Bear 3.91 mi
Cedar Lane Early Childhood Center Appoquinimink School District K-K Middletown 4.81 mi
Cedar Lane Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1-5 Middletown 4.98 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Colonial School District 6-8 New Castle 2.24 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
St. Georges Technical High School New Castle County Votech School District 9-12 Middletown 3.24 mi
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Votech School District 9-12 Newark 4.31 mi

Private (10 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Red Lion Christian Academy Preschool-12 Bear 1.84 mi
Tall Oaks Classical School K-12 Bear 1.84 mi
Caravel Academy Preschool-12 Bear 3.1 mi
Lela Day School Preschool-Preschool Bear 3.12 mi
Advoserv Ungrade-Ungrade Bear 3.18 mi
Cornerstone Early Education And Youth Center, Inc. Preschool-Preschool Bear 3.62 mi
Glasgow Chrisian Academy Preschool-8 Bear 3.83 mi
Great New Beginnings Preschool-Preschool Bear 4.41 mi
Tender Loving Kare Academy Preschool-2 Newark 4.53 mi
Learning Express Academy K-8 Newark 4.64 mi

Catholic (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Aquinas Academy Diocese Of Wilmington Preschool-12 Bear 1.34 mi

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

Community Quick Facts

  • Daytime population in this area: 22,667
  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 27
  • Average salary of people in this community: $50,327
  • Closest Major Airport: New Castle
  • Closest Major Sports Teams: Wilmington Blue Rocks (A)

Community Summary

  • Population Growth (since 2010): 2.98%
  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,483
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.74
  • Households w/ Children: 35%
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 13%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 11,219 (75.2%)
  • Rented: 3,073 (20.6%)
  • Vacant: 617 (4.1%)
  • Total: 14,909

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: 39,472
Households: 14,292
Median Age: 38.91

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: 2.0%
  • Some High School: 4.7%
  • High School Graduate: 29.3%
  • Some College: 20.5%
  • Associate Degree: 8.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21.7%
  • Graduate Degree: 13.7%


  • White Collar: 27%
  • Blue Collar: 73%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $79,465

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


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