The Charm of Lewes, DE: A Guide to Real Estate & Neighborhoods

Located in the heart of Delaware, Lewes's beautiful and quaint beachfront town (pronounced Loo-is) is often overlooked. Walking streets in charming Downtown Lewes feature unique shops and restaurants, galleries, antique stores, bed and breakfasts, gardens, parks, a marina, museums, and a Town Dock on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. In addition, the surrounding area is filled with spectacular bay and ocean beaches, nature preserves, and endless outdoor adventures.

Lewes BeachHawkseye, and Ocean Meadows are a few great neighborhoods in Lewes, DE. There are many water-oriented communities, like the Residences of Rehoboth Bay, where you can find affordable condominiums. Search Lewes, Delaware homes for sale on this page, or check out a neighborhood you might have heard of.

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Lewes June 24, 2024
310
Listed
161
Avg. DOM
$289.54
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$599,990
Med. List Price
310 Properties
Page 1 of 26
$159,900
Neighborhood: Angola Beach
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,260
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
3
Days on Site
DESU2064662
MLS
$634,900
Neighborhood: Henlopen Landing
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,200
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
4
Days on Site
DESU2064798
MLS
$399,999
Neighborhood: Chapel Green
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,421
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
2
Days on Site
DESU2064472
MLS
$605,000
Neighborhood: Henlopen Landing
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,000
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
11
Days on Site
DESU2064554
MLS
$110,000
Neighborhood: Angola Beach
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,200
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
5
Days on Site
DESU2064914
MLS
$799,900
Neighborhood: Bay Crossing
3
Beds
3
Baths
3,200
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
4
Days on Site
DESU2064732
MLS
$999,900
Neighborhood: None Available
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,500
Sq.Ft.
2013
Year Built
4
Days on Site
DESU2063994
MLS
$549,900
Neighborhood: Eagle Point
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,300
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
4
Days on Site
DESU2065006
MLS
Coming Soon on 07/11
33960 Sand Bay Dr Lewes,  DE 19958
$489,900
Neighborhood: Villages At Herring Creek
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,530
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
5
Days on Site
DESU2064894
MLS
$499,990
Neighborhood: Chase Oaks
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,727
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
5
Days on Site
DESU2064916
MLS
Open 7/13
20175 Beaver Dam Rd Lewes,  DE 19958
$599,900
Neighborhood: None Available
6
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,600
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
5
Days on Site
DESU2064376
MLS
$650,000
Neighborhood: Lewes Waterfront Preserve
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,448
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
5
Days on Site
DESU2064934
MLS
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Moving to Lewes, Delaware 

Lewes, Delaware is a historic coastal town located on the Atlantic coast, known for its charming downtown, friendly community, and proximity to a wide range of recreational and cultural activities. If you're considering moving to Lewes, here are a few reasons why it's an excellent choice.

One of the main reasons to move to Lewes is the town's charming downtown. The area is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and bars, all of which have a unique, small-town feel. You can find everything from casual seafood restaurants to upscale eateries, and from trendy boutiques to antique shops. The downtown area is also home to many events throughout the year, including festivals, concerts, and parades, which provide a great opportunity to meet your new neighbors and explore the community.

Another reason to move to Lewes is its friendly community. The town has a strong sense of community, and residents are quick to welcome new residents. There are many clubs and organizations to get involved in, such as the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, the Lewes Historical Society, and the Lewes Public Library, which allow you to meet new people and make a difference in the community.

Lewes is also known for its proximity to a wide range of recreational and cultural activities. The town is located near several state parks and wildlife preserves, such as the Cape Henlopen State Park and the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, which provide ample opportunities for hiking, fishing, and bird-watching. The town is also located on the Atlantic coast, which offers a variety of water sports and beach activities. The town is also located near several larger cities such as Wilmington and Rehoboth Beach, which offer a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Lewes is also a great place to raise a family. The town has a variety of schools and childcare options, as well as a number of parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities. Additionally, the town is close to major cities like Wilmington and Philadelphia, making it easy to take advantage of the many cultural and educational opportunities available in these areas.

Lastly, Lewes is known for its rich history, being the first town settled in the state of Delaware in 1631. The town has many historical sites and landmarks, such as the Zwaanendael Museum and the Lewes Historical Society complex, which offer a glimpse into the town's past and a better understanding of the area's heritage.

In conclusion, Lewes, Delaware is an excellent place to live. With its charming downtown, friendly community, proximity to recreational and cultural activities, family-friendly atmosphere, rich history, and proximity to the beach, it's no wonder why so many people choose to call Lewes home. If you're thinking of moving to a small town with a strong sense of community, rich history, and a wide range of opportunities, Lewes should definitely be at the top of your list.