2304 Porter Road, Bear, DE 19701 $694,900

# of Units: 2
Interior Sq. Ft: 4,000
Acreage: 1.6
Age:34 years
Taxes: $3,512
MLS#: DENC2061358
Mobile#: 1283
Subdivision: Countryside Farms
Interior Row/Townhouse


Welcome to this unique property in Bear, DE! Situated on a spacious 1.60-acre lot, this listing offers not one, but two homes connected by a breezeway. The main home is a charming 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom Cape Cod style residence, boasting a comfortable 1.5 levels/stories for added privacy and convenience. In addition, there is a second home, built as an addition in 2012, which provides even more possibilities. This beautifully designed ranch style home features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, offering ample space for multi-generational living or an exciting investment opportunity. As you step inside the main home, you'll appreciate the welcoming atmosphere, with its cozy Cape Cod style. The cooling is taken care of by the central A/C system, ensuring comfort during warmer months. For heating, enjoy the efficiency of 90% forced air and baseboard electric heating and a wood burning fireplace. Next step into the Ranch home, with it 3 bedrooms and 2.0 bathrooms, this property offers ample space for comfortable living. Step inside and admire the practical layout, perfectly accommodating one-level living. The interior boasts a variety of desirable features, including a convenient garden tub in a primary suite. Whether you're looking to relax after a long day or enjoy a spa-like experience, the garden tub offers a serene retreat right in the comfort of your own home. These home also offer central A/C for those warm summer days, ensuring a cool and comfortable living environment year-round. The heating system includes both 90% forced air and baseboard-electric options, providing flexibility and efficiency. The exterior of the property is complemented by useful outbuildings, providing valuable storage space or potential for a workshop or studio. The possibilities are endless with these additional structures. These homes are being sold "As Is," the seller will not make any repairs, offering a unique opportunity for buyers to make this property their own.
Located in the sought-after area of Bear, this property offers both tranquility and accessibility. With its distinctive Cape Cod style and Ranch style homes, multiple living spaces, and abundant land, this property is truly a gem. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity for multi-generational living or investment potential- schedule your showing today! Note: Property is fenced, however, seller does not own the fencing on the right side of the driveway. Per seller, fencing is reasonably accurate marker of the property line, however buyer is to do their own due dilligence.

Taxes: $3,512
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Buyer Agency Comp*: 2.5 % Of Gross
Garage: N
Basement: N
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Christina
*The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to participants of BrightMLS


90% Forced Air, Baseboard - Electric Heating, Electric, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Well Water, Public Sewer


Crawl Space Foundation, Aluminum Siding, Outbuilding(s)

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Public Elementary (10 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Keene (William B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 1.12 mi
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Bear 2.15 mi
Oberle (William) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Bear 2.36 mi
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary Colonial School District K–5 Bear 2.95 mi
Brader (Henry M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.09 mi
Leasure (May B.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 3.19 mi
Thomson Estates Elementary Cecil County Public Schools Preschool–5 Elkton 4.29 mi
Lorewood Grove Elementary School Appoquinimink School District 1–5 Middletown 4.4 mi
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.43 mi
McVey (Joseph M.) Elementary School Christina School District K–5 Newark 4.84 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Christina School District 6–8 Newark 4.87 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Hodgson (Paul M.) Vocational Technical High School New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District 9–12 Newark 1.32 mi
Glasgow High School Christina School District 9–12 Newark 3.09 mi

Private (8 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Caravel Academy Nonsectarian Preschool–12 Bear 0.81 mi
Aquinas Academy Roman Catholic Preschool–12 Bear 1.79 mi
Christ The Teacher Catholic School Roman Catholic Preschool–8 Newark 2.79 mi
Red Lion Christian Academy Christian (no specific denomination) K–12 Bear 2.83 mi
Tarbiyah Islamic School Of Delaware Islamic Preschool–8 Newark 3.91 mi
Tarbiyah School Islamic Preschool–9 Newark 3.95 mi
Learning Express Academy Nonsectarian K–8 Newark 4.08 mi
The New School Nonsectarian Ungraded Newark 4.62 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: $60,258

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 1,466
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.78
  • Households w/ Children: 57%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 11,309 (75.6%)
  • Rented: 3,101 (20.7%)
  • Vacant: 547 (3.7%)
  • Total: 14,957

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: 40,173
Households: 14,410
Median Age: 41.20

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.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 3.0%
  • Some High School: 4.1%
  • High School Graduate: 30.6%
  • Some College: 20.1%
  • Associate Degree: 7.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 20.6%
  • Graduate Degree: 13.9%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $88,589

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: $1,273
  • Two Bedroom: $1,419
  • Three Bedroom: $1,740
  • Four Bedroom: $1,878

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Listing Courtesy of: Patterson-Schwartz-Middletown , (302) 285-5100, realinfo@psre.com

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Listing data as of 7/21/2024.

2304 Porter Road, Bear, DE 19701

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