New Castle County Real Estate

The northernmost of the three counties of the state of Delaware, New Castle County is also the most economically developed between Kent and Sussex counties. With a population of around 570,000, this makes New Castle County the most populous county in Delaware. Filled with a rich history and culture unique only to New Castle, this is the perfect, quiet county to settle down in. Read more about New Castle County, Delaware.

Historic building on Delaware Street in New Castle County

Newcastle County Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $459K
Lowest Price $10
Highest Price $15M
Total Listings 1,862
Avg. Days On Market 94
Avg. Price/SQFT $229

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History of New Castle County

In 1680, St. Jones County was carved from New Castle County, which is popularly known today as Kent County, Delaware.

Then in 1682, New Castle County - along with the rest of the surrounding land, was transferred from the colony of New York to the possession of William Penn - who established the Colony of Delaware.

New Castle County Highlights & Attractions

New Castle County offers all of the attractions that could make you want to settle down in a place perfect for ideal family living, with endless things the adults can also enjoy.

New Castle County is home to two minor league sports teams - Wilmington Blue Rocks for baseball and the Delaware Blue Coats for basketball.

The county has a professional auto racing track known as Airport Speedway with races on Saturday nights throughout the summer.

New Castle County boasts an amazing sense of classic and historical charm - with countless museums made up of old heritage homes and buildings you can’t miss out on like:

  • Dutch House Museum and Gardens
  • Amstel House Museum and Gardens
  • Old Library Museum
  • John M. Cleveland War Museum

The ever so charming New Castle County’s Farmers Market is made up of lively flea and street markets absolutely loved by the local community.

For those searching for the more artistic experience there is Mo’zArt Gallery and Studio which is brimming with stunning art pieces to take in and appreciate.

Even 2nd ACT Antiques Collectibles and Treasures is just perfect for the old souls - New Castle County truly has it all.

New Castle County Real Estate

With an average listing price of around $300,000 - New Castle County homes have something for everyone in mind.

Many New Castle County homes for sale are made up of ranch style homes from anywhere between 3 bedrooms to however many you decide fits best for your family size and needs.

With many multi-purpose extra rooms often transformed into bedrooms, offices, or recreational rooms - crafting your dream home is entirely in your hands.

New Castle County real estate on the higher end of the price range nearing the $600,000 mark even offers low-maintenance, resort-style living with beautiful single family homes.

Exclusive living provides a luxurious clubhouse, pickleball courts, and even a pool with cabanas and tiki huts. New Castle County truly has the lifestyle range unique to this area.

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