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LewesThe small stretch of beach located in the “First Town in the First State” of Lewes is very different from the sands in nearby Rehoboth Beach and the other beaches that make up Delaware’s 26 miles of Atlantic coastline. First and foremost, it’s calmer and much quieter than its counterparts, because it doesn’t front the Atlantic Ocean but rather the Delaware Bay. This makes for a perfect location to sit and watch the sun rise over the bay or for walking the dog in the off-season.

From a real estate perspective, some of the area’s finest homes line the water east of Lewes Beach, between the ferry terminal and the entrance to Cape Henlopen State Park. You can see them when sailing the bay or when arriving on board the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. From many of these Lewes Beach homes for sale, you not only have a fantastic view of the bay, but also of the Atlantic Ocean to the east. It’s the “best of both worlds,” so to speak, and a big reason why Lewes Beach has become a very popular location for new homeowners to coastal Delaware.

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2003 Cedar Street, Lewes, DE - $1,350,000

Residential, Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,462 SQFT
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Prime Water Views Just Steps From The Beach! This Custom-built Home Has Been Specifically Designed With Supreme Coastal Living In Mind, And You’re Invited To Experience It From The Ground Up! This New Construction Home On Lewes Beach Offers 5 Bedr...

4 Debraak Preserve, Lewes, DE - $1,299,900

Residential, Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,443 SQFT
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Furnished On Lewes Beach Bay Front Coastal Living And A Fabulous Rental Investment Is Yours In This Well-appointed 5-bedroom Home In Debraak Preserve – The Heart Of Lewes Beach! The Fantastic (and Smart!) Open And Inverted Floor Plan Maximizes Th...

9 Houston Avenue, Lewes, DE - $1,275,000

Residential, Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,844 SQFT
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Coastal Chic! Impressive Lewes Beach To-be-built Residence By Evergreene Homes Delivers On-trend Style With Limitless Appeal. Stunning, Clean Architectural Lines And Seaside Appeal Frame This 5 Bedroom Home With 3.5 Baths, Radiant Gourmet Kitchen ...

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305 Midland, Lewes, DE - $754,900

Residential, Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,768 SQFT
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$14k Below Appraisal! This Beautifully Executed, Architect Designed, Coastal Contemporary Home Preserved An Original Cottage And Added Dramatic Open Spaces And Modern Amenities. The Reimagined Home Is Perfect For Entertaining And Memory Making. Th...

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100 Anglers Road Unit B1, Lewes, DE - $599,900

Residential, Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,635 SQFT
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Scenic Views & Desirable In-town Location! Walk To The Beach Or To Downtown Lewes Shopping & Dining From This Beautifully Appointed End Unit Townhouse In Canal Place! Take In Fantastic, Calming Views & Bay Breezes From The Multiple Decks, And Enjo...

2 Tennessee Avenue Unit 11, Lewes, DE - $449,150

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Exceptional Lot On Lewes Beach Ready For Your Dream Home. All City Utilities In Place On The Property. No Impact Fees!potential Great Bay Views From The Top Floor When The Home Is Built. Walk Or Bike To Lewes Library, Cape Henlopen State Park, Hi...

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Perfect seaside escapes from the hustle and bustle of city life, Lewes Beach homes for sale are among the region's most sought-after properties because of their beautiful, tranquil locations and resort-style features designed to enhance life on the coast. Many of these homes open directly onto the beach, making it easy to do a little beachcombing or get out on the water. Big windows allow bay breezes to carry through the homes, modern kitchens make it easy to whip up a meal, and luxury additions like elevators and freestanding spa tubs help residents get comfortable. When the colder weather comes, you can curl up by your fireplace with a book or a loved one too!

Lewes Beach homes for sale range in size, though many are more than 2,000 square feet, easily accommodating family or guests who'll be dropping by to visit (a bit too often when they see your new home). These homes have been carefully weatherproofed and modernized to provide the maximum of convenience and a minimum of maintenance.

Living on Lewes Beach

On Lewes Beach, you also have a magnificent view of the Delaware Breakwater, as well as the two historic lighthouses that guard its eastern edges. It’s also a nice place for relaxing while watching the fleet of the Cape May-Lewes ferry arrive to and depart from the Lewes ferry terminal. It’s also very popular with families because the smaller waves and shallower water allow kids to frolic about without parents having to be overly concerned with their safety. Lifeguards also protect the beach during the summer season, when the weather is warm and the beach is a little more crowded.

Lewes Beach is the absence of commercial eateries and other establishments. Unlike Rehoboth and Bethany, where the nearby boardwalks host a bevy of shopping and eating options, Lewes Beach is very quiet and serene. Many residents feel this is a good thing. The closest establishment is the Dairy Queen that rests near the beach’s entrance and is a very popular gathering place during the summer season.

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