Boothhurst is a great community of single family homes located in New Castle DE.
Boothhurst is a community of over 130 homes located just to the west of Route 9 in New Castle Delaware. It is about midway between I-295 and New Castle and just east of Castle Hills. This location provides quick access directly into Wilmington as well as easy freeway access toward Baltimore, Philadelphia, and across the Delaware Memorial Bridge into New Jersey. Old New Castle is just moments away, and the developmment is also close to multiple entertainment and shopping options including the Christiana Mall just down I-95.
Boothhurst was built by Frank Robino with construction beginning in 1997 and largely completed by 2000. The community contains a nice variety of homes. Styles range from small 1100 sq ft Ranches to 2 story Colonials with well over 2000 sq ft. Lots for the most part range from 5200 sq ft to just under 7000 sq ft.
Pricing in the community has followed the trends most often seen throughout the area. After selling well below $200,000 for years, the first sale above $200,000 occurred in 2005 with prices for the year averaging $201,000 with 9 sales. This quickly rose to an average price of $232,000 with 13 sales in 2006 and a peak average price of $240,000 with 11 sales in 2008. Since then prices have moderated to $215,000 in 2008 with 6 sales and $225,000 in 2009 with 5. Currently there is 1 home on the market for $217,000, one short sale under contract for $175,000, and year-to-date one sale (bank owned) for $165,000.
With its great location, newer construction, and nice variety, Boothhurst is a great option for homes in the area.
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