144 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958-1418 $1,800,000

Beds/Baths: 4/3.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 3,030
Acreage: 0.19
Age:126 years
MLS#: DESU2036378
Subdivision: None Available


Looking for a Victorian home with high end upgrades and character a mile from the beach? This is the ONE! Living here, you'll be close enough to Lewes Beach to get your toes sandy as often as desired. This 126 year old Darling has modern renovations blended into original details. Central air conditioning! 4 very large bedrooms! Updated windows! Well insulated! Upgraded electric! Modern plumbing! Hardwood floors! Stained glass details! The immaculate entry level bedroom suite is complete with a walk in closet and full bathroom with a heated tiled floor and luxury shower. The laundry is also on the entry level making one floor living a possibility! The kitchen is loaded with imported soft-close cabinetry and upscale appliances with a custom craftsman island that's a piece of art - patterned, inlaid butcher block. Imagine your favorite smiling people gathered around, imbibing beverages from your LG refrigerator or the Liebherr wine refrigerator stocked with vino from multiple local wineries and snacking on temptations created in your two Miele stainless steel ovens, Miele microwave and Miele induction cooktop. Finishing off the airy ambiance is the bright marble counter tops and lots of light from the glass wall between the kitchen and the sunroom which slides and tucks away expanding the open floor plan of your stunning home. Your party can flow into the large enclosed porch with vinyl windows that open by sliding up or down. The living room has a remote control fireplace which will enhance your quiet or shared moments in the cooler months. Upstairs you will find 3 additional bedrooms. One of the bedrooms upstairs has it's own full bathroom and the other two bedrooms have use of the renovated hall full bathroom with a claw foot tub/shower. Regarding parking, this home has a bright white, crushed shell, long driveway and a garage with an electric door opener. The lawn with it's artistic touches and beautiful plantings features an irrigation system. There is a shed with a new window for gardening, an art studio or anything else you desire. Take a deep breath and enjoy the slow pace of 25 mph in this part of town! There is quick access to dining, an incredible walking and bike path, and the hospital is within hobbling distance. Everything from A to Z offered by Lewes with an alluring atmosphere, Blooming Boutiques, creative candies and decadent dining. Experience events with your fabulous friends, gregarious groups, historians and horticulturalists. Enjoy irresistible ice cream, the 4th of July jamboree or Kid's Ketch for lighthearted laughs. Maritime marvels, nocturnal noshes or oysters outdoors pair with parades or a quest for quiet times. Revel in relaxation at Second Street's tantalizing treasures which are unbelievably understated. The variety of views are wonderfully walkable. Xenodochial becoming xenial will make you yearn for Lewes' zealous zestiness! Call your agent for a private appointment or feel free to visit the upcoming open house.

Bedroom 3: Upper 1
Primary Bed: 17 X 13 - Upper 1
Primary Bath: Upper 1
Full Bath: 5 X 8 - Upper 1
Bedroom 2: Upper 1
Bedroom 2: 17 X 13 - Upper 1
Bedroom 3: 17 X 14 - Upper 1
Full Bath: 8 X 12 - Upper 1
Bedroom 4: 16 X 10 - Upper 1
Laundry: 7 X 5 - Main
Kitchen: 14 X 23 - Main
Primary Bed: 17 X 13 - Main
Primary Bath: 8 X 8 - Main
Living Room: 17 X 14 - Main
Family Room: 17 X 15 - Main
Dining Room: 13 X 15 - Main
Study: Main
Sun/Florida Room: 14 X 20 - Main
Taxes: $1,320
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: No
Buyer Agency Comp*: 2 % Of Gross
Garage: Y
Basement: N
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Cape Henlopen
Elem. School: LewesMid. School: BeaconHigh School: Cape Henlopen
*The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to participants of BrightMLS


Forced Air Heating, Zoned Heating, Geo-thermal, Ceiling Fan(s), Central A/C, Geothermal Cooling, Programmable Thermostat, Zoned Cooling, Electric, Geothermal, Hot Water - Propane, Hot Water - Tankless, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers, Has Laundry, Main Floor Laundry, Electric Available, Propane, Sewer Available, Water Available

Detached Garage, Driveway, On Street, Additional Storage Area, Covered Parking, Garage - Front Entry, Private Parking, Detached Garage Spaces #: 1;

Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Entry Level Bedroom, Exposed Beams, Additional Stairway, Hardwood Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, Beamed Ceilings, Cathedral Ceilings, Dry Wall, High Ceilings, Vaulted Ceilings, Window Screens, Skylights, Vinyl Clad Windows, Sliding Windows

Block Foundation, Crawl Space Foundation, Architectural Shingle Roof, Rubber Roof, Frame Exterior, HardiPlank Type, Shingle Siding, Spray Foam Insulation, Stick Built Exterior, Brick Porch/Deck, Patio(s), Porch(es), Extensive Hardscape, Outbuilding(s), Sidewalks, Underground Lawn Sprinkler

Front Yard, Landscaping, Level Lot, Rear Yard, Vegetation Planting, Suburban, Garden/Lawn View, Chain Link Fence, Decorative Fence, Black Top Road, Paved Road

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Public Elementary (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Lewes Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Lewes 0.43 mi
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 0.45 mi
Love Creek Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Lewes 3.91 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 0.45 mi
Beacon Middle School Cape Henlopen School District 6–8 Lewes 4.02 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 0.45 mi
Cape Henlopen High School Cape Henlopen School District 9–12 Lewes 1.12 mi

Private (1 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Bethel Preschool Of Lewes Inc Methodist Preschool–K Lewes 0.14 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Lewes (19958), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 26
  • Average salary of people in this community: $53,642

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 447
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.14
  • Households w/ Children: 29%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 10,182 (57.4%)
  • Rented: 1,946 (11.0%)
  • Vacant: 5,625 (31.7%)
  • Total: 17,753

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 26,235
Households: 12,128
Median Age: 59.40

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.3%
  • Some High School: 4.3%
  • High School Graduate: 23.9%
  • Some College: 18.2%
  • Associate Degree: 10.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21.6%
  • Graduate Degree: 20.3%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $73,647

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • Two Bedroom: $1,142
  • Three Bedroom: $1,408
  • Four Bedroom: $1,809

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of: RE/MAX Associates-Hockessin , (302) 234-3800, john@johnwford.com

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Listing data as of 5/28/2024.

144 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958-1418

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