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 February 29, 2024
251
Listed
175
Avg. DOM
$298.25
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$595,000
Med. List Price
251 Properties
Page 1 of 21
$489,000
Neighborhood: Rolling Meadows
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,738
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
3
Days on Site
DESU2055738
MLS
$485,000
Neighborhood: Holly Oak
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,807
Sq.Ft.
1
Day on Site
DESU2057094
MLS
Coming Soon on 03/01
32123 Jimtown Rd Lewes,  DE 19958
$694,000
Neighborhood: Keenwick Sound
7
Beds
4
Baths
3,005
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
1
Day on Site
DESU2056586
MLS
$858,000
Neighborhood: Coastal Club
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,672
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
1
Day on Site
DESU2057052
MLS
$260,000
Neighborhood: West Bay Park
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,960
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
1
Day on Site
DESU2057170
MLS
$175,000
Neighborhood: West Bay Park
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,344
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
2
Days on Site
DESU2057046
MLS
Coming Soon on 03/06
20636 Annondell Dr Lewes,  DE 19958
$629,000
Neighborhood: Harts Landing
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,178
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
2
Days on Site
DESU2057028
MLS
Open 3/2
30919 Sandy Ridge Dr Lewes,  DE 19958
$535,000
Neighborhood: Oak Crest Farm
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,114
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
2
Days on Site
DESU2056782
MLS
Open 3/3
21193 Sand Dollar Trl Lewes,  DE 19958
$450,000
Neighborhood: Heron Bay
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,826
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
2
Days on Site
DESU2056706
MLS
$949,900
Neighborhood: Tower Hill
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,745
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
3
Days on Site
DESU2056990
MLS
$859,900
Neighborhood: Tower Hill
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,745
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
3
Days on Site
DESU2056994
MLS
Open 3/9
18223 Alpine Loop Lewes,  DE 19958
$925,000
Neighborhood: Harbor Point
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,108
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
3
Days on Site
DESU2056458
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.