These New Castle County Homes Are Perfect for Water Lovers

Photo by Gregg Powalksi

While water lovers in Delaware may gravitate toward the beaches, there are many homes in New Castle County that offer a connection to water.

History and Glamour

Exterior of stone condo building in New Castle County on the Brandywine River
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Interior of a stone New Castle County home on the brandywine river
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Address: 1706 N. Park Drive, Wilmington
Bedrooms, Baths: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths
Square Footage: 2,600 Lot Size: Condominium

Located in a stone mill built in 1902 on the Brandywine River, this sophisticated condo combines stone walls, hardwood floors and high-end finishes. An expansive covered deck and terrace enhance the home’s connection with nature. Located outside of Wilmington city limits, the home boasts a quiet atmosphere accompanied by the sounds of the Brandywine River. Community amenities include a fitness center, a gorgeous paved courtyard and outdoor pool.

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Listed by Jim Pettit, RE/MAX Elite

Swimming in Luxury

Exterior of luxurious New Castle County home with a heated pool
Photo by Colin Burkhart
The Indoor Pool in a New Castle County home
Photo by Colin Burkhart

$1.075 million

Address: 5004 Kennett Pike, Greenville
Bedrooms, Baths: 4 bedrooms, 4 baths
Square Footage: 4,250 Lot Size: 2.6 acres

This stately brick colonial with massive columns is perched on a hill, offering verdant views. Take in the tranquil setting in a sunroom with three walls of windows. Its charms include custom built-in cabinetry in the formal living room and a first-floor bonus room ideal for a home office. The spacious 2.6 acre lot allows plenty of private outdoor space. And there’s a surprise for water lovers! An indoor pool and steam room.

Listed by Victoria Dickinson, Patterson-Schwartz

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