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

Beds/Baths: 4/3.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 3,030
Acreage: 0.19
Age:125 years
MLS#: DESU2036378
Subdivision: None Available


Glamour meets nostalgia in this stunning, elegantly spacious four bedroom 1898 Victorian home designed for upscale entertaining nestled in the true heart of this quintessential town. You'll find heartwarming original details blended with modern upgrades and additions to highlight the character of this Historic District home. Park the car in the garage since you are in walking distance to the sought after Lewes amenities and Savannah Beach. Relax comfortably in the central air conditioning which is a luxury in a Victorian! Rest assured knowing there is already upgraded electric, plumbing, a tankless water heater and a geothermal system. You will find gleaming hardwood flooring throughout this charming home and stylishly designed bathrooms. Two of the four bedrooms have their own full bathrooms which is another era rarity. One of those bedrooms is on the entry level making one floor living a possibility here. Upstairs you will find the preserved claw foot tub in the otherwise renovated hall bathroom. The kitchen island countertop is a must-see, custom craftsman piece of art with cross sections of trees in a patterned, inlaid butcher block. Imagine your favorite people gathered around this as you entertain! Check out the fabulous LG fridge with it's 3 types of ice - cubed, crushed or craft! The upscale, extensive, soft-close cabinetry provides storage for all your culinary gadgets while the 2 stainless steel ovens, microwave and induction cooktop by Miele, Wine refrigerator by Liebherr, marble counter tops and lots of light avail your entertaining goals. Open the wall of windows that slide and tuck in between the kitchen and the sunroom allowing refreshing breezes to flow through the open floor plan of your stunning home. The sought after garage has electric and the lawn features an irrigation system. The maintenance record is impeccable and a list will be provided to the buyer. There is an incredible walking and bike path a couple blocks away and if you stumble, the hospital is within hobbling distance. Have everything from A to Z offered by Lewes within the 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!

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
Garage: Y
Basement: N
Pool: No Pool
School Dist: Cape Henlopen


Forced Air Heating, Zoned Heating, Geo-thermal, Central A/C, Electric, Geothermal, Hot Water - Tankless, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers, Has Laundry, Main Floor Laundry, Electric Available, Natural Gas 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, Frame Exterior, Shingle Siding, 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 (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Lewes 0.55 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Beacon Middle School Cape Henlopen School District 6–8 Lewes 4.02 mi

Public High (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Cape Henlopen High School Cape Henlopen School District 9–12 Lewes 1.12 mi

Private (1 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Legal Name Bethel Preschool Of Lewes Inc. Methodist Preschool–K Lewes 0.16 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: 27
  • Average salary of people in this community: $58,361

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 462
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.10
  • Households w/ Children: 26%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 10,856 (60.6%)
  • Rented: 1,968 (11.0%)
  • Vacant: 5,094 (28.4%)
  • Total: 17,918

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: 27,123
Households: 12,824
Median Age: 60.70

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: 4.4%
  • High School Graduate: 22.4%
  • Some College: 17.0%
  • Associate Degree: 11.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22.7%
  • Graduate Degree: 20.9%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $74,544

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: $1,126
  • Three Bedroom: $1,398
  • Four Bedroom: $1,827

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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 9/26/2023.

144 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958-1418

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