Lewes Homes & Real Estate
Welcome to your local Lewes, DE homes for sale & real estate resource. Named "First Town in the First State” because of its 400-year history, Lewes is a rare gem in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, one that provides a quality, small-town way of life at the beach.
Browsing Lewes homes for sale, you'll discover a range of charming regional styles, from Salt Boxes to A-frames to Colonial manors dating back centuries. Whether you're retiring or just starting a family, you'll adore the strong sense of community that has resulted in well-preserved properties, quiet streets, and tons of local color. And, with the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Henlopen State Park at your doorstep, you'll never be left wanting something to do in Lewes real estate.
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Lewes Real Estate Search
This page is updated with Lewes home listings several times per day directly from the Lewes, Delaware MLS.
Each Lewes MLS listing includes: the property price, days on the market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other important details as entered by the Lewes listing agent in the MLS.
Also review local Lewes property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools, and Lewes neighborhood amenities, including parks and golf courses, will be listed.
With home prices ranging from around $100,000 to well over $1,000,000, Lewes real estate attracts buyers with a range of budgets. Make no mistake, even the most modest of homes provide access to the natural wonders and historical curiosities around Lewes, but the most expensive homes enhance the coastal lifestyle by providing sprawling yards, sweeping ocean views, and a host of luxury features that match the sophisticated lifestyles of very successful people. Whether you're looking for a private summertime retreat for your family or a place to settle down throughout the year, these homes will engage your imagination with gorgeous features. Just some of the attractions you'll find that homes above a million include:
- Open concept floor plans
- Wrap-around decks and screened porches
- Built-in bookcases
- Five-piece spa bathrooms
- Heated swimming pools
- Multiple wood-burning fireplaces
More traditional detached family homes are also quite common in Lewes real estate listings. Many newer homes in the area belong to exclusive gated communities and provide access to additional community amenities like tennis courts, indoor pools, miles of bike trails, and much more. Regardless of where or when they were built, though, Lewes homes for sale have typically been well-maintained by former owners. Even the oldest of these homes have been upgraded with modern kitchens, hardwood flooring, Thermopane windows, and modern plumbing and heating systems that won't quit.
Lewes, DE Real Estate Agents
Considering the purchase of a home in Lewes? Allow our Lewes real estate experts to guide you through the purchase of your new Lewes property or the sale of your current residence. As local real estate agents, we have insider knowledge on the dynamics unique to Lewes, Delaware, real estate.
Connect with The Oldfather Group Realtors | Compass Real Estate to get more information about buyer or seller representation. Thinking of selling your home in today's Lewes, DE, real estate market? Head to our market analysis page to receive a free property evaluation instantly!
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This featured Oldfather Group property rests on 1.25 acres just outside the city limits of beautiful Lewes, Delaware, the "First Town in the First State." With plenty of space to spread out and make ... Read more about Showcase Lewes Area Home Rests on 1.25 Acres and Features an Upgraded Kitchen, Sunroom, Backyard Swimming Pool, Much More
One of the most exclusive residential communities at the Delaware beaches can be found within the sprawling acreage of the Coastal Club in the "First Town in the First State" of Lewes. Nestled on ... Read more about The Coastal Club in Lewes - One of the Most Exclusive Addresses at the Delaware Beaches
Located just off Gills Neck Road near the heart of historic Lewes, the expansive Governors community is another of coastal Delaware's newest and most prestigious residential subdivisions. Featuring ... Read more about Governors in Lewes Boasts a Prime Location Near the Coast and a Bevy of First Class Amenities
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With a history dating back to the 1630s, there's certainly no shortage of historic properties in Lewes, Delaware. This historical gem of the Delaware beaches is teeming with buildings that go back ... Read more about Downtown Lewes Property Offers A Glimpse Into The Resort City's Past
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