Welcome to the exciting city of Newark, Delaware! Located in New Castle County, it is just 12 miles west-southwest of Wilmington. It is also less than a mile south of “The Wedge” where Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania meet. Potential home buyers are drawn to the lively and fun environment of Newark. The award-winning downtown offers a unique blend of businesses and over 60 restaurants. Rich in cultural offerings, residents enjoy the Art Alliance, Mid-Atlantic Ballet, Chapel Street Community Theater and multiple music venues. It’s known as an area where a modern and hip vibe are perfectly intertwined with a historic one.
Among the small hills and flat land, Newark offers an expansive amount of public park land. Residents delight in the 34 parks, 17 miles of trails and over 650 acres of parkland and open spaces. City parks include tennis and basketball courts, baseball/softball fields, playground areas, shelters, 2 outdoor swimming pools and more! Additionally, the fabulous Parks and Recreation Department offers numerous summer programs and camps, Fitness Programs, Visual and Performing Arts and Sports and Aquatics options. Not to be overlooked, exciting Community Events that include a spring concert series, holiday parades and various performances and festivals. Clearly, there is never a shortage of fun things to do right in your own community!
In addition to the abundance of activity, events and recreation available close to home, you’ll also never need to travel far for your shopping and dining needs. For example, local Christiana Mall presents a wonderful selection of retail shopping and restaurants. Choose from over 130 stores or just enjoy a movie in the 17-screen theater.
Public school education in Newark is managed by Christina School District and New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District. Furthermore, Newark is home to the University of Delaware. Whether commuting daily or venturing out of town from time to time, home owners also appreciate the several highways that pass right through the Newark area. With access to Interstate 95 and Delaware Routes 896, 72, 273, 2, 4 and 279, it is always easy to get to anywhere you need to go!
WIth so much to offer, Newark appeals to all ages and interests. There is truly something for everyone in this thriving community and you won’t want to miss the chance to explore it for yourself! Contact our team today for additional information!
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