19710 Bernard Drive, Lewes, DE 19958-3515 $779,900

Beds/Baths: 4/3.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 3,706
Acreage: 0.27
Age:17 years
MLS#: DESU2048240
Subdivision: Retreat At Love Creek


POND FRONT RETREAT! Nestled on a premium pond front lot, this expansive home in The Retreat at Love Creek boasts 2 levels of luxury & tranquility. Enjoy over 3,500 square feet of comfortable living with a welcoming great room with soaring 2nd story ceilings and one of two gas fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless-steel appliances, a light-filled sunroom, a large 1st floor primary suite with connecting bath, a huge walk-in closet, a cozy fireplace, and this is only a portion of the first level. The second level houses 3 additional bedrooms as well as a finished bonus room and office. More than meets the eye, other features include 2 ultra-high-efficiency Bosch heat pumps (2019/2023) & Rinnai hot water heater, 320-gallon owned propane tank (2021) that saves approximately 25% off propane costs, special conduit for an invisible fence to keep your pet safe, private well for irrigation, and more upgrades that are too long to list. Take in the serene sights & sounds of the outdoors from the generously sized back deck with remote-controlled awning which overlooks the backyard & sparkling waters of two large community ponds or take advantage of the community's exclusive pier and kayak, canoe and paddleboard launch, where you can take in the natural beauty of Love Creek. This great neighborhood offers even more with an outdoor pool, tennis & pickle ball courts, clubhouse, as well as easy access to Coastal Highway & Cape Henlopen, Lewes and Rehoboth Beaches! Hurry, don’t miss this opportunity to own this dream house in a friendly and upscale community with a real "neighborhood" feel by scheduling a showing today!

Den: Upper 1
Additional Bedroom: Upper 1
Full Bath: Upper 1
Additional Bedroom: Upper 1
Full Bath: Upper 1
Additional Bedroom: Upper 1
Bonus Room: Upper 1
Foyer: Main
Dining Room: Main
Great Room: Main
Kitchen: Main
Breakfast Room: Main
Sun/Florida Room: Main
Sitting Room: Main
Primary Bed: Main
Primary Bath: Main
Half Bath: Main
Laundry: Main
Taxes: $2,284
Home Assoc: $452/Quarterly
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: N
Pool: Yes - Community
School Dist: Cape Henlopen


Water Oriented: Yes; Water Front: Yes; Water Access: Yes; Water Body Type: Pond; Navigable: No;

HOA: Yes; Amenities: Tennis Courts, Swimming Pool, Club House, Pier/Dock, Tot Lots/Playground, Water/Lake Privileges; Fee Includes: Common Area Maintenance, Management, Pier/Dock Maintenance, Pool(s), Recreation Facility, Reserve Funds, Road Maintenance;

Heat Pump(s), Zoned Heating, Electric, Central A/C, Zoned Cooling, Electric, Hot Water - Propane, Hot Water - Tankless, Community Water, Private Sewer, Main Floor Laundry

Attached Garage, Driveway, Additional Storage Area, Garage - Front Entry, Inside Access, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Pantry, Carpet Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Tile/Brick Flooring, Vinyl Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, 2 Story Ceilings, Tray Ceilings, Vaulted Ceilings, Insulated Windows, Window Screens, Security System

Block Foundation, Crawl Space Foundation, Architectural Shingle Roof, Stick Built Exterior, Vinyl Siding, Deck(s), Porch(es), Sidewalks, Underground Lawn Sprinkler

Front Yard, Landscaping, Rear Yard, Pond, Garden/Lawn View, Pond View, Scenic Vista View

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Public Elementary (3 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 3.7 mi
Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Lewes 3.78 mi
Rehoboth Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Rehoboth Beach 4.84 mi

Public Middle (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Beacon Middle School Cape Henlopen School District 6–8 Lewes 1.56 mi
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 3.7 mi

Public High (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Cape Henlopen High School Cape Henlopen School District 9–12 Lewes 3.15 mi
Sussex Consortium Cape Henlopen School District Preschool–12 Lewes 3.7 mi

Private (1 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Legal Name Bethel Preschool Of Lewes Inc. Methodist Preschool–K Lewes 4.26 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: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty , (302) 645-6661

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Listing data as of 9/27/2023.

19710 Bernard Drive, Lewes, DE 19958-3515

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