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88 Apartments for rent in New Castle, DE

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The Garrison
505 West 7th Street, New Castle, DE
1 Bedroom
$1,579
876 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,814
1150 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:46 PM
At The Garrison, enjoy modern apartments in charming and historic New Castle, Delaware. We offer spacious one and two bedroom floor plans that feature granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a washer and dryer.
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5 Units Available
Sophia's Place East
2801 Stonebridge Blvd, New Castle, DE
1 Bedroom
$939
869 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,084
1040 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 21 at 06:34 PM
Near Dover Downs and Delaware Park and Beaches. Apartments feature eat-in kitchens, private balconies and wall-to-wall carpeting. Pets welcome. Onsite fitness center, pool, tennis courts and play areas. Available furnished.
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30 Units Available
Castlebrook Apartments
550 S Dupont Pkwy, New Castle, DE
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$854
663 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,004
968 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:29 PM
Cozy apartments with ceiling fans and spacious floor plans. Enjoy use of the on-site pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Minutes from Wilmington Airport. Run errands at nearby Governors Square Shopping Center.
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7 Units Available
Appleby Apartments
401 Bedford Ln, New Castle, DE
1 Bedroom
$1,130
865 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,310
1022 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:15 PM
Are you searching for an affordable apartment in New Castle, Delaware? Appleby Apartments has the home for you. Our one and two bedroom apartments for rent in New Castle are the perfect place to call home.
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13 Units Available
Sophia's Place West
30 Highland Blvd, New Castle, DE
1 Bedroom
$939
794 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$984
1004 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:11 PM
Comfortable apartments feature new kitchens and plush carpeting. Lots of community amenities, including a swimming pool, fitness center and tennis courts. Close to Highway 13 and Wilmington Airport. Shop at Christiana Mall during free time.
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16 Units Available
Korman Residential at the Villas
21 Villas Dr Suite 8, New Castle, DE
1 Bedroom
$929
696 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,104
903 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 10:37 AM
Close to Highway 273 and the Christina River. Modern apartment homes with kitchen appliances, air conditioning and a patio/balcony. Recently renovated. Community offers a pool, a gym and on-site laundry.
1 Unit Available
24 Casimir Court
24 Casimir Court, New Castle, DE
3 Bedrooms
$1,575
1280 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:15 PM
Newly refurbished 3/1.5 ranch near New Castle. New kitchen, windows, and garage door. Driveway replaced. Hardwood floors throughout. Laundry. Large yard. 30% rent to income required. Please apply online at WWW.ACEPROPERTY.MANAGEBUILDING.COM.
1 Unit Available
112 E 4TH STREET
112 East 4th Street, New Castle, DE
New Castle Historic District
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
2150 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 04:59 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 112 E 4TH STREET in New Castle. View photos, descriptions and more!
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1 Unit Available
9 YALE AVENUE
9 Yale Avenue, Wilmington Manor, DE
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
850 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 04:59 PM
AVAILABLE 11/16/20. NO SOONER! Apply online at mawnhomes.tenantcloud.com Well maintained single-family home in Wilmington Manor Gardens located in New Castle, DE. 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom. Central Heat and Air. Renter pays for utilities.
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7 Units Available
Liberty Pointe
207 Mederia Cir, Newark, DE
1 Bedroom
$1,179
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,139
855 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:31 PM
Newly updated apartments energy-efficient windows and custom bedrooms. Online portal for resident payment convenience. Community includes a playground and gym. Close to the University of Delaware and Christiana Mall.
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15 Units Available
Emblem at Christiana
1150 Helen Dr, Newark, DE
1 Bedroom
$1,672
880 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,947
1155 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 21 at 06:12 PM
Located near the Christiana Mall and I-95. This newly built community offers chic finishes, walk-in closets, and in-unit washers and dryers. On-site luxury pool, dog park, green space and a game room.
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6 Units Available
Orchard Court Apartments
1000 Carroll Ave, Pennsville, NJ
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,215
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,470
1080 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 05:03 PM
Orchard Court apartment community is the pride of Pennsville, Salem County. We are a garden style community, consisting of 156 one and two bedroom apartments.
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14 Units Available
Mayfair
1300 N Harrison St, Wilmington, DE
Delaware Avenue
1 Bedroom
$1,050
607 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,425
1019 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 21 at 03:44 PM
Prime location in the heart of Trolley Square close to downtown Wilmington and Interstate 95. Beautiful building with bright hardwood floors, new windows and lots of natural light.
Verified
4 Units Available
Brandywine Woods
270 Brandywine Dr, Bear, DE
1 Bedroom
$1,335
810 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1083 sqft
Last updated August 12 at 04:00 PM
Pet-friendly apartment in Bear just off Route 40. Easy access to public transportation, shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Features gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceiling and private patio. Amenities include fitness center, swimming pool and tennis court.
1 Unit Available
2601 North West Street - 1
2601 West Street, Wilmington, DE
North Brandywine
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
1250 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:15 PM
End unit townhouse with polished hardwood floors and a large sized back yard. Three bedrooms and a bathroom. Available October 1st.
1 Unit Available
243 North Dupont Street - 1
243 North Dupont Street, Wilmington, DE
Hilltop
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
1300 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:15 PM
Three bedroom town home with one full bathroom. Washer and Dryer included.
1 Unit Available
18 1/2 Valley rd
18 1/2 Valley Rd, New Castle County, DE
1 Bedroom
$825
500 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:15 PM
Very large one bedroom (could possible be used as a 2 bedroom), with a living room. Upstairs apartment Multi-family apartment building
1 Unit Available
901 North Jefferson Street - A
901 North Jefferson Street, Wilmington, DE
Trinity Vicinity
2 Bedrooms
$900
2575 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:15 PM
Includes hardwood flooring and hot water heating. Unit sits on a 2575 sq ft lot. Main door key code 2
1 Unit Available
307 West 18th Street - 2
307 W 18th St, Wilmington, DE
Brandywine Village
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,300
1034 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:15 PM
Charming 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, second floor apartment in the Triangle area of Wilmington. This apartment has hardwood floors, spacious bedrooms, new bathrooms, updated kitchen and a formal dining room.
1 Unit Available
1015 Kirkwood Street
1015 Kirkwood Street, Wilmington, DE
East Side
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
644 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:15 PM
Townhouse with hardwood flooring and forced air heating. Located in Downtown Wilmington area. Brick exterior.
1 Unit Available
203 Highland Boulevard, Unit B
203 Highland Boulevard, New Castle County, DE
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
1300 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:15 PM
This townhouse within a condo community is ready for move-in condition right now!! This is 2 floor condo townhouse with 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms w/ small front patio. The townhome features some new rehabbed updates throughout the whole unit.
1 Unit Available
16-18 W PITTSFIELD ST
16 W Pittsfield St, Pennsville, NJ
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
1920 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 04:59 PM
Most See Beautiful View in back yard right near the water. Large park accessible and Walking Trails
1 Unit Available
600 N RODNEY STREET
600 North Rodney Street, Wilmington, DE
Cool Spring-Tilton Park
1 Bedroom
$1,075
2275 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 21 at 04:59 PM
Beautifully updated 1 bedroom apt in secure building, open floor plan, very spacious rooms, loads of closet space, access to rear, patio and front porch, great area, convenient to shopping and entertainment, washer/dryer, all new flooring, built-in
1 Unit Available
502 W 7TH STREET
502 West 7th Street, Wilmington, DE
Quaker Hill
2 Bedrooms
$950
2500 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 04:59 PM
Beautifully updated 2 Bedroom apartment on first floor in secure building, spacious rooms, open floor plan, convenient to public transportation, shopping and entertainment, call today for our showing schedule or visit us on the web for additional

Median Rent in New Castle

Last updated Aug. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in New Castle is $1,141, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,377.
Studio
$961
1 Bed
$1,141
2 Beds
$1,377
3+ Beds
$1,723
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How much is rent in New Castle?
In New Castle, the median rent is $961 for a studio, $1,141 for a 1-bedroom, $1,377 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,723 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in New Castle, check out our monthly New Castle Rent Report.
How much is rent in New Castle?
In New Castle, the median rent is $961 for a studio, $1,141 for a 1-bedroom, $1,377 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,723 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in New Castle, check out our monthly New Castle Rent Report.
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City GuideNew Castle
"Oh the hills of dear New Castle, and the smiling vales between. When the corn is all in tassel, / and the meadowlands are green. Where the cattle crop the clover, and its breath is in the air. / While the sun is shining over our beloved Delaware." -George B. Hynson, Delaware State Song
"Oh the hills of dear New Castle, and the smiling vales between. When the corn is all in tassel, / and the meadowlands are green. Where the cattle crop the clover, and its breath is in the air. / While the sun is shining over our beloved Delaware." -George B. Hynson, Delaware State Song

New Castle, Delaware is a small community of just over 5,000 people, but it has played a pivotal role throughout history. Established in 1651, New Castle started out as "Fort Casimir," a trading hub for the Dutch West India Company. However, the city's proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware River made it a valuable commodity, and it repeatedly changed hands, and names, from Dutch to Swedish to British control until 1674. And that was just the first two decades! New Castle functioned as the center of colonial government until that honor was stolen by Philadelphia. The courthouse spire also serves as the center of the Mason-Dixon Line's Twelve-Mile Circle. As part of the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area, New Castle provides access to urban amenities without sacrificing the intimacy and familiarity of a small town.

Renting in New Castle

Like many cities in Delaware, New Castle is an urban area packed into just 3.2 square miles. This means places for rent may be harder to come by, especially in sought-after locales such as Historic New Castle. Since much of New Castle's available land is spoken for, rentals usually come in the form of older buildings rather than new construction. An apartment complex will rarely offer free utilities, but those that do may even throw in free basic cable. Renters may have more luck finding all bills paid apartments with private owners. Landlords aren't exactly hurting for renters, so it'll be easier to find a place if you have solid references and credit, as well as a stable income. If you can, spend a few weeks researching the different areas of the city and get a feel for each one. You may find that you prefer the single-family home rentals in the more moderately-priced Shawtown over a duplex in the downtown district.

Renting in New Castle
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Like many cities in Delaware, New Castle is an urban area packed into just 3.2 square miles. This means places for rent may be harder to come by, especially in sought-after locales such as Historic New Castle. Since much of New Castle's available land is spoken for, rentals usually come in the form of older buildings rather than new construction. An apartment complex will rarely offer free utilities, but those that do may even throw in free basic cable. Renters may have more luck finding all bills paid apartments with private owners. Landlords aren't exactly hurting for renters, so it'll be easier to find a place if you have solid references and credit, as well as a stable income. If you can, spend a few weeks researching the different areas of the city and get a feel for each one. You may find that you prefer the single-family home rentals in the more moderately-priced Shawtown over a duplex in the downtown district.

Neighborhoods in New Castle

As one of the first cities established in Delaware, New Castle is home to some of the most history-rich neighborhoods in the First State. These communities only encompass a few blocks each, but they all have a distinct feel and plenty to offer. Some of the neighborhoods in New Castle include the following:

Van Dyke Village: The homes in this neighborhood date back to the 1930's. It's bordered by Wilmington Road to the east and backs to Van Dyke Park. Rogers Park and the Broad Dyke Canal are both a short walk away.

Boothhurst: A slice of modern suburbia, this neighborhood just west of Route 9 consists mainly of well-maintained, single-family homes. This area is a newer part of town, with most of the houses going up during the late 1990's.

Historic New Castle: Historic New Castle encompasses most of downtown. With original 18th-century colonials and 19th-century Victorians, you half-expect to spot one of the founding fathers making his way across 3rd Street. This neighborhood contains most of New Castle's entertainment, restaurants, shops and historical landmarks, as well as the premier apartments in New Castle.

Buttonwood: The neighborhood offers more single-family homes than apartments, but there's a good mix of early 20th-century and contemporary architecture.

Shawtown: This neighborhood of row houses lies west of downtown and is where you're likely to find duplexes for rent. It was established in the mid-1800's for the workers of the local steel mill, and it still manages to retain the industrial charm of a bygone era. Ioannoni's Bullroasters on East Basin Road is responsible for a big part of that, with some of the most highly praised cheesesteaks, pork and roast beef sandwiches in the area.

Neighborhoods in New Castle
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As one of the first cities established in Delaware, New Castle is home to some of the most history-rich neighborhoods in the First State. These communities only encompass a few blocks each, but they all have a distinct feel and plenty to offer. Some of the neighborhoods in New Castle include the following:

Van Dyke Village: The homes in this neighborhood date back to the 1930's. It's bordered by Wilmington Road to the east and backs to Van Dyke Park. Rogers Park and the Broad Dyke Canal are both a short walk away.

Boothhurst: A slice of modern suburbia, this neighborhood just west of Route 9 consists mainly of well-maintained, single-family homes. This area is a newer part of town, with most of the houses going up during the late 1990's.

Historic New Castle: Historic New Castle encompasses most of downtown. With original 18th-century colonials and 19th-century Victorians, you half-expect to spot one of the founding fathers making his way across 3rd Street. This neighborhood contains most of New Castle's entertainment, restaurants, shops and historical landmarks, as well as the premier apartments in New Castle.

Buttonwood: The neighborhood offers more single-family homes than apartments, but there's a good mix of early 20th-century and contemporary architecture.

Shawtown: This neighborhood of row houses lies west of downtown and is where you're likely to find duplexes for rent. It was established in the mid-1800's for the workers of the local steel mill, and it still manages to retain the industrial charm of a bygone era. Ioannoni's Bullroasters on East Basin Road is responsible for a big part of that, with some of the most highly praised cheesesteaks, pork and roast beef sandwiches in the area.

Living in New Castle

Apart from being a history buff's dream, the city is 45 minutes away from Philadelphia, one of the most modern cities in the country. Wilmington, Delaware's largest city, is a mere 15 minutes up the road. Getting out of town is easy because New Castle is surrounded by major roadways, with 295 to the north, 40 to the west and Interstate 95 a bit further on. And, New Castle airport is right next door. Although shopping and entertainment are a bit limited in New Castle, Christiana Mall is in nearby Newark. The New Castle Avenue bus route rolls through the busiest part of town, but residents generally rely on cars and their own two feet to get around.

In town, residents can visit the New Castle farmers' market on Dupont Highway. In addition to meats, cheeses, produce and a variety of Pennsylvania Dutch products, visitors can catch some good deals in the flea market. For a colonial experience, Jessop's Tavern on Delaware Street offers costumed servers, a myriad of different beers, "ye olde" menu selections and homemade ice cream. New Castle's streets are too narrow for racing, but aspiring Ricky Bobbys can still shake and bake at the Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix indoor go-kart track on North Dupont Highway. If you're looking for more relaxed activities, Battery Park on the shores of the Delaware River provides walking trails, beautiful scenery and an antique show in the summer.

Living in New Castle
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Apart from being a history buff's dream, the city is 45 minutes away from Philadelphia, one of the most modern cities in the country. Wilmington, Delaware's largest city, is a mere 15 minutes up the road. Getting out of town is easy because New Castle is surrounded by major roadways, with 295 to the north, 40 to the west and Interstate 95 a bit further on. And, New Castle airport is right next door. Although shopping and entertainment are a bit limited in New Castle, Christiana Mall is in nearby Newark. The New Castle Avenue bus route rolls through the busiest part of town, but residents generally rely on cars and their own two feet to get around.

In town, residents can visit the New Castle farmers' market on Dupont Highway. In addition to meats, cheeses, produce and a variety of Pennsylvania Dutch products, visitors can catch some good deals in the flea market. For a colonial experience, Jessop's Tavern on Delaware Street offers costumed servers, a myriad of different beers, "ye olde" menu selections and homemade ice cream. New Castle's streets are too narrow for racing, but aspiring Ricky Bobbys can still shake and bake at the Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix indoor go-kart track on North Dupont Highway. If you're looking for more relaxed activities, Battery Park on the shores of the Delaware River provides walking trails, beautiful scenery and an antique show in the summer.

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City GuideNew Castle
"Oh the hills of dear New Castle, and the smiling vales between. When the corn is all in tassel, / and the meadowlands are green. Where the cattle crop the clover, and its breath is in the air. / While the sun is shining over our beloved Delaware." -George B. Hynson, Delaware State Song
"Oh the hills of dear New Castle, and the smiling vales between. When the corn is all in tassel, / and the meadowlands are green. Where the cattle crop the clover, and its breath is in the air. / While the sun is shining over our beloved Delaware." -George B. Hynson, Delaware State Song

New Castle, Delaware is a small community of just over 5,000 people, but it has played a pivotal role throughout history. Established in 1651, New Castle started out as "Fort Casimir," a trading hub for the Dutch West India Company. However, the city's proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware River made it a valuable commodity, and it repeatedly changed hands, and names, from Dutch to Swedish to British control until 1674. And that was just the first two decades! New Castle functioned as the center of colonial government until that honor was stolen by Philadelphia. The courthouse spire also serves as the center of the Mason-Dixon Line's Twelve-Mile Circle. As part of the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area, New Castle provides access to urban amenities without sacrificing the intimacy and familiarity of a small town.

Renting in New Castle

Like many cities in Delaware, New Castle is an urban area packed into just 3.2 square miles. This means places for rent may be harder to come by, especially in sought-after locales such as Historic New Castle. Since much of New Castle's available land is spoken for, rentals usually come in the form of older buildings rather than new construction. An apartment complex will rarely offer free utilities, but those that do may even throw in free basic cable. Renters may have more luck finding all bills paid apartments with private owners. Landlords aren't exactly hurting for renters, so it'll be easier to find a place if you have solid references and credit, as well as a stable income. If you can, spend a few weeks researching the different areas of the city and get a feel for each one. You may find that you prefer the single-family home rentals in the more moderately-priced Shawtown over a duplex in the downtown district.

Renting in New Castle
+

Like many cities in Delaware, New Castle is an urban area packed into just 3.2 square miles. This means places for rent may be harder to come by, especially in sought-after locales such as Historic New Castle. Since much of New Castle's available land is spoken for, rentals usually come in the form of older buildings rather than new construction. An apartment complex will rarely offer free utilities, but those that do may even throw in free basic cable. Renters may have more luck finding all bills paid apartments with private owners. Landlords aren't exactly hurting for renters, so it'll be easier to find a place if you have solid references and credit, as well as a stable income. If you can, spend a few weeks researching the different areas of the city and get a feel for each one. You may find that you prefer the single-family home rentals in the more moderately-priced Shawtown over a duplex in the downtown district.

Neighborhoods in New Castle

As one of the first cities established in Delaware, New Castle is home to some of the most history-rich neighborhoods in the First State. These communities only encompass a few blocks each, but they all have a distinct feel and plenty to offer. Some of the neighborhoods in New Castle include the following:

Van Dyke Village: The homes in this neighborhood date back to the 1930's. It's bordered by Wilmington Road to the east and backs to Van Dyke Park. Rogers Park and the Broad Dyke Canal are both a short walk away.

Boothhurst: A slice of modern suburbia, this neighborhood just west of Route 9 consists mainly of well-maintained, single-family homes. This area is a newer part of town, with most of the houses going up during the late 1990's.

Historic New Castle: Historic New Castle encompasses most of downtown. With original 18th-century colonials and 19th-century Victorians, you half-expect to spot one of the founding fathers making his way across 3rd Street. This neighborhood contains most of New Castle's entertainment, restaurants, shops and historical landmarks, as well as the premier apartments in New Castle.

Buttonwood: The neighborhood offers more single-family homes than apartments, but there's a good mix of early 20th-century and contemporary architecture.

Shawtown: This neighborhood of row houses lies west of downtown and is where you're likely to find duplexes for rent. It was established in the mid-1800's for the workers of the local steel mill, and it still manages to retain the industrial charm of a bygone era. Ioannoni's Bullroasters on East Basin Road is responsible for a big part of that, with some of the most highly praised cheesesteaks, pork and roast beef sandwiches in the area.

Neighborhoods in New Castle
+

As one of the first cities established in Delaware, New Castle is home to some of the most history-rich neighborhoods in the First State. These communities only encompass a few blocks each, but they all have a distinct feel and plenty to offer. Some of the neighborhoods in New Castle include the following:

Van Dyke Village: The homes in this neighborhood date back to the 1930's. It's bordered by Wilmington Road to the east and backs to Van Dyke Park. Rogers Park and the Broad Dyke Canal are both a short walk away.

Boothhurst: A slice of modern suburbia, this neighborhood just west of Route 9 consists mainly of well-maintained, single-family homes. This area is a newer part of town, with most of the houses going up during the late 1990's.

Historic New Castle: Historic New Castle encompasses most of downtown. With original 18th-century colonials and 19th-century Victorians, you half-expect to spot one of the founding fathers making his way across 3rd Street. This neighborhood contains most of New Castle's entertainment, restaurants, shops and historical landmarks, as well as the premier apartments in New Castle.

Buttonwood: The neighborhood offers more single-family homes than apartments, but there's a good mix of early 20th-century and contemporary architecture.

Shawtown: This neighborhood of row houses lies west of downtown and is where you're likely to find duplexes for rent. It was established in the mid-1800's for the workers of the local steel mill, and it still manages to retain the industrial charm of a bygone era. Ioannoni's Bullroasters on East Basin Road is responsible for a big part of that, with some of the most highly praised cheesesteaks, pork and roast beef sandwiches in the area.

Living in New Castle

Apart from being a history buff's dream, the city is 45 minutes away from Philadelphia, one of the most modern cities in the country. Wilmington, Delaware's largest city, is a mere 15 minutes up the road. Getting out of town is easy because New Castle is surrounded by major roadways, with 295 to the north, 40 to the west and Interstate 95 a bit further on. And, New Castle airport is right next door. Although shopping and entertainment are a bit limited in New Castle, Christiana Mall is in nearby Newark. The New Castle Avenue bus route rolls through the busiest part of town, but residents generally rely on cars and their own two feet to get around.

In town, residents can visit the New Castle farmers' market on Dupont Highway. In addition to meats, cheeses, produce and a variety of Pennsylvania Dutch products, visitors can catch some good deals in the flea market. For a colonial experience, Jessop's Tavern on Delaware Street offers costumed servers, a myriad of different beers, "ye olde" menu selections and homemade ice cream. New Castle's streets are too narrow for racing, but aspiring Ricky Bobbys can still shake and bake at the Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix indoor go-kart track on North Dupont Highway. If you're looking for more relaxed activities, Battery Park on the shores of the Delaware River provides walking trails, beautiful scenery and an antique show in the summer.

Living in New Castle
+

Apart from being a history buff's dream, the city is 45 minutes away from Philadelphia, one of the most modern cities in the country. Wilmington, Delaware's largest city, is a mere 15 minutes up the road. Getting out of town is easy because New Castle is surrounded by major roadways, with 295 to the north, 40 to the west and Interstate 95 a bit further on. And, New Castle airport is right next door. Although shopping and entertainment are a bit limited in New Castle, Christiana Mall is in nearby Newark. The New Castle Avenue bus route rolls through the busiest part of town, but residents generally rely on cars and their own two feet to get around.

In town, residents can visit the New Castle farmers' market on Dupont Highway. In addition to meats, cheeses, produce and a variety of Pennsylvania Dutch products, visitors can catch some good deals in the flea market. For a colonial experience, Jessop's Tavern on Delaware Street offers costumed servers, a myriad of different beers, "ye olde" menu selections and homemade ice cream. New Castle's streets are too narrow for racing, but aspiring Ricky Bobbys can still shake and bake at the Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix indoor go-kart track on North Dupont Highway. If you're looking for more relaxed activities, Battery Park on the shores of the Delaware River provides walking trails, beautiful scenery and an antique show in the summer.