26 E Periwinkle Lane, Newark, DE 19711 $549,900

Beds/Baths: 4/2.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 2,700
Acreage: 0.51
Age:25 years
MLS#: DENC2001690
Mobile#: 4537
Subdivision: Hitchens Farm


This impressive, well maintained home sits on a private, nicely landscaped level lot in the popular Hitchens Farm community and is proud to be part of the North Star Elementary School feeder pattern. Gleaming Brazilian cherry hardwood floors grace much of the first floor and several rooms have been freshly painted. This fine home also features a sunny gourmet kitchen, a fabulous family room with skylights and a masonry wood-burning fireplace, plus a large paver patio and walkway. Enter via the impressive two-story foyer that includes a double closet and a large circle top window. Enjoy the abundance of natural light that pours in through the large windows in the living room, which also offers extra-wide crown molding and hardwood floors. The spacious dining room is perfect for entertaining! Adjacent to the kitchen, it boasts hardwood floors, extra wide crown molding, a chair rail, a brass chandelier, and large double windows with views of the expansive yard. This home’s light and airy gourmet kitchen has so much to offer including bright white cabinets, hardwood floors, newer stainless steel appliances, granite counters, tile backsplash, a large island with cabinets below plus a breakfast bar, a desk area, a large pantry, a double sink with a window above, and a door to the lower level. Located next to the nook and the family room, this amazing kitchen is the heart of the home! The sunny and generously sized nook features a greenhouse bump-out, hardwood floors, three large windows (with great back yard views), a skylight, a door to the patio, and a chandelier. Simply perfect! Step from the kitchen area to the fabulous vaulted family room with a focal point brick masonry fireplace, neutral Berber carpeting, triple windows with a window seat, three skylights, and a ceiling fan with light. A handsome main level office includes French double doors, hardwood floors, and two large windows. A pretty powder room has hardwood flooring and a pedestal sink with a large oval mirror above. The main level laundry/mud room has plenty of cabinet space, durable tile flooring, a utility sink, a closet, and a door to the two-car garage. The upstairs landing offers recessed lighting, crown molding, and a hall closet. The spacious and serene primary bedroom is entered via French double doors. It has two large windows, neutral carpeting, and a huge walk-in closet. Relax in the Jacuzzi whirlpool tub with jets that is located in the primary bathroom which also offers a double vanity, a glass shower, 4x4 tiles, a separate toilet area, and two windows. The rear second bedroom has neutral carpeting, a double closet, and double windows. The rear third bedroom has neutral carpeting, a double closet, and a large window. The large fourth bedroom is located at the front of the house and includes neutral carpeting, large double windows, and a sizeable double closet with attic access. The hall bath boasts 12x12 tiles, a tub/shower combo, and a double vanity. This home’s lower level has plenty of storage space and presents an ideal opportunity to finish it and make it your own! Enjoy the spacious and gorgeous brick paver patio with peaceful views of the mature landscaping, including three harvest pear trees, and the expansive park-like level lot with good drainage. Beautiful all year long! This home offers an almost-new roof (2018), a newer HVAC system, new insulated garage doors, and a new driveway August (2020). Walkers and runners will appreciate the closed two-mile loop around the neighborhood! The desirable, family-friendly Hitchens Farm community enjoys a central yet private location with many nearby amenities, including dining, shopping, parks, fitness facilities, schools, the public library, and much more. The famous Woodside Farms Creamery is within walking distance too …enjoy!

Primary Bed: 18 X 14 - Upper 1
Bedroom 1: 13 X 10 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 13 X 12 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 11 X 10 - Upper 1
Kitchen: 23 X 12 - Main
Dining Room: 16 X 12 - Main
Family Room: 20 X 13 - Main
Living Room: 16 X 13 - Main
Study: 13 X 10 - Main

Taxes: $4,564
Home Assoc: $200/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: Y
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Red Clay Consolidated
Elem. School: North Star Mid. School: Henry B. Du Pont High School: Dickinson


HOA: Yes; Fee Includes: Common Area Maintenance, Snow Removal;

Forced Air Heating, Natural Gas, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Natural Gas, Public Water, Public Sewer

Attached Garage, Garage - Side Entry, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Ceiling Fan(s), Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Skylight(s), Full Basement, Carpet Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring, Vinyl Flooring, Brick Fireplace

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Asphalt Roof, Stucco Exterior, Patio(s), Street Lights

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Public Elementary (9 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
North Star Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 0.81 mi
Linden Hill Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 3.04 mi
New Garden Elementary School Kennett Consolidated School District 1–5 Toughkenamon 3.06 mi
William F. Cooke Junior Elementary Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Hockessin 3.2 mi
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.75 mi
Heritage Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Wilmington 3.9 mi
Brandywine Springs School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–8 Wilmington 4.36 mi
Maclary (R. Elisabeth) Elementary School Christina School District Preschool–5 Newark 4.58 mi
Forest Oak Elementary School Red Clay Consolidated School District K–5 Newark 4.98 mi

Public Middle (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Kennett Middle School Kennett Consolidated School District 6–8 Landenberg 2.12 mi
duPont (H.B.) Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Hockessin 3.01 mi
Skyline Middle School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–8 Wilmington 3.75 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
McKean (Thomas) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 8–12 Wilmington 3.41 mi
Dickinson (John) High School Red Clay Consolidated School District 6–12 Wilmington 4.02 mi

Private (8 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
The Independence School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Newark 1.81 mi
Limestone Hills Day School Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 1.94 mi
The Hockessin Montessori School Nonsectarian Preschool–8 Hockessin 2.7 mi
Wilmington Christian School Inc. Christian (no specific denomination) Preschool–12 Hockessin 3.42 mi
Wilmington Junior Academy Seventh-Day Adventist Preschool–8 Wilmington 3.54 mi
St John The Beloved School Roman Catholic K–8 Wilmington 4.42 mi
St Mark's High School Roman Catholic 9–12 Wilmington 4.5 mi
Developing Minds Preschool And Learning Center Nonsectarian Preschool–K Wilmington 4.97 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: $55,723

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,905
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.64
  • Households w/ Children: 42%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 12,168 (59.3%)
  • Rented: 6,919 (33.7%)
  • Vacant: 1,441 (7.0%)
  • Total: 20,528

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: 52,157
Households: 19,087
Median Age: 34.30

Climate and Weather

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Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.6%
  • Some High School: 3.2%
  • High School Graduate: 20.1%
  • Some College: 17.1%
  • Associate Degree: 7.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 27.2%
  • Graduate Degree: 23.5%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $73,136

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: $937
  • One Bedroom: $953
  • Two Bedroom: $1,182
  • Three Bedroom: $1,599
  • Four Bedroom: $1,516

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26 E Periwinkle Lane, Newark, DE 19711

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