117 Front St, LEWES, DE


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About 117 Front St

Introducing 117 Front Street, one of historic Lewes’ hidden gems. This stunning canal front home is discreetly tucked away yet central to all that Downtown Lewes has to offer. This exquisite 3 bedroom, 3.5, bath, plus flex space residence retains its historic charm while seamlessly marrying a variety of modern updates on 4+ levels of living spaces. The recently remodeled kitchen is tastefully appointed with sleek custom designed cabinetry offering an abundance of storage, quartz counters, intricate mosaic tiled backsplash, elegant lighting, commercial grade appliances and rustic beamed ceilings. The dining room has been updated with custom cabinetry and shelving throughout creating a comfortable setting for entertaining. The sitting area and living area are connected by a stylish fireplace that creates the most welcoming ambiance. The floor to ceiling windows in the living area flood the rooms with natural light and offer captivating views of the canal. The property’s spacious bedrooms can be found on the main level, 3rd level and lower level and each feature a private ensuite bath. The flex space includes two Murphy beds for overflow guests. The top level of the home, reminiscent of a Lantern Room, offers an ideal space to escape and take in a good book while relaxing on the comfy custom cushions. The most discerning buyer will be amazed at the luxurious outdoor living spaces including a screened porch, patio and gardens surrounding the heated salt-water swimming pool, private dock including 4 slips, and rooftop deck offering unparalleled views of the canal. This beautiful home is further enhanced by a magnitude of distinctive architectural features including archways, original exposed beams, Mansard roof, and stone walls to name a few. Included in the sale is a charming commercial space offering superb in-town Lewes exposure on Front Street and rental income to the owner, or utilize this space for your own private office. This property is truly one-of-a-kind and is a must see!

Features of 117 Front St

MLS® # DESU2043410
Price $3,235,000
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3.50
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 3,602
Acres 0.00
Year Built 1790
Type Residential
Sub-Type Twin/Semi-Detached
Style Coastal, Post & Beam
Status Active Under Contract

Community Information

Address 117 Front St
Area Lewes Rehoboth Hundred (31009)
State DE
Zip Code 19958


Amenities Pantry, Entry Lvl BR, CeilngFan(s), Exposed Beams, Shades/Blinds
Utilities Cable TV Available, Phone Available, Propane
View Canal, City, Marina
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Canal
Has Pool Yes
Pool Heated, Saltwater
New Construction No


Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Electric, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrg/Frz, Icemaker, Refrigerator, Microwave, Oven/Range-Electric, Washer, Water Heater
Heating Heat Pump(s), Zoned
Cooling Central A/C, Zoned
Has Basement Yes
Basement Fully Finished, Interior Access, Walkout Level
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 2
Fireplaces Gas/Propane
# of Stories 4
Stories 4


Exterior Brick and Siding, Cedar Siding, Shake
Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Deck(s), Patio, Porch(es), Porch-screened, Fenced-Partially
Lot Description Landscaping, Bulkheaded, Adjoins - Public Land
Windows Insulated
Roof Shingle, Wood, Copper, Flat
Foundation Stone

School Information

Elementary LEWES

Additional Information

Date Listed July 19th, 2023
Days on Market 255
Zoning TN
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

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