53 Cape Henlopen Drive #40, Lewes, DE 19958-1173 $880,000

Beds/Baths: 3/2.1
Acreage: 15.53
Age:37 years
MLS#: DESU2042630
Subdivision: Port Lewes
Interior Row/Townhouse


Enjoy your morning coffee from your deck while watching the ferry travel in and out of port. Also water views from your living room and loft bedroom plus it’s just steps to the beach. This lovely condo has wood and luxury vinyl flooring. The master bedroom is in the loft area with full bath & walk-in closet. The second floor bedroom has a full bath and sliding glass doors to the front deck. There is a 3rd bedroom with a half bath off the entry floor foyer and a laundry room with washer and dryer. A 2-space covered parking area is beneath plus there is additional guest parking across the way. An outside shower with upgraded plumbing fixtures just inside the covered parking area is ideal when coming from a day on the beach or at the pool. . There is a storage area under the rear deck for bikes, beach chairs, etc. There are custom window shades and upper custom window shades with remotes making it easy to close the vaulted ceiling areas. There are two MinkaAire ceiling fans with remotes that have heat/cool settings. A new electrical service (panel was upgraded to a 200 amp/220 volt/single phase), all new electrical outlets/switches, new outside lights, engineered hardwood floors, new sliding glass doors and adjacent windows thereto. A new heat pump was also installed in 2019. Condo fees include flood insurance, landscape and roof maintenance, exterior painting, pool and pier maintenance. Weekly rentals and pets are allowed within this complex. Community amenities are: pool, beach, tennis courts, fishing pier, dog walking area, walking paths and more! Cape Henlopen State Park and the Cape May Lewes Ferry are just down the street. The bike trail leading to Gordon Pond trail is just across the street and will end where the Rehoboth boardwalk begins. You are just seconds away from Downtown Lewes the historic complex. Lewes has been voted one of the 10 best beach towns in Coastal Living Magazine. Fine dining and scenic canal views are yours as you stroll along the canal boardwalk. Other bike & walking trails are easily accessible as are wonderful restaurants, and shopping. Recreational activities such as kayaking, boating, fishing, bike rental shops are nearby. Enjoy the Zwaanendael Museum, Cannon Ball Museum, Lightship Overfalls, and the Lewes Historical Complex. What more could anyone want?

Bedroom 3: Upper 1
Bathroom 2: Upper 1
Great Room: Main
Kitchen: Main
Bedroom 1: Main
Bathroom 1: Main
Bedroom 2: Lower 1
Bedroom 3: Lower 1
Foyer: Lower 1
Laundry: Lower 1
Half Bath: Lower 1

Taxes: $2,159
Home Assoc: No
Condo Assoc: $1,450/Quarterly
Garage: N
Basement: N
Pool: Yes - Community
School Dist: Cape Henlopen


Water Oriented: Yes; Water Front: No; Water Access: Yes; Water Body Name: Delaware Bay; Water Body Type: Bay; Types of Use: Private Access, Swimming Allowed; # of Docks: 0; Navigable: Yes;

Heat Pump(s), Electric, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Public Water, Public Sewer, 200+ Amp Service, 220 Volts, Single Phase, Dryer In Unit, Lower Floor Laundry, Washer In Unit

Attached Carport, Parking Lot, Attached Carport Spaces #: 2;

Ceiling Fan(s), Combination Dining/Living, Entry Level Bedroom, Floor Plan - Open, Primary Bath(s), Engineered Wood Flooring, Sliding Glass Doors

Slab Foundation, Asphalt Exterior, Frame Exterior, Deck(s), Exterior Lighting, Outside Shower, Private Beach, Street Lights, Tennis Court(s)

Backs - Open Common Area, Bayblock, Bay View, Water View

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Public Elementary (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Lewes 1.99 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Beacon Middle School Cape Henlopen School District 6–8 Lewes 4.95 mi

Public High (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Cape Henlopen High School Cape Henlopen School District 9–12 Lewes 2.43 mi

Private (1 schools)

School Grades Place Distance
Legal Name Bethel Preschool Of Lewes Inc. Methodist Preschool–K Lewes 1.55 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

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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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Listing Courtesy of: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. , (302) 645-6100

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53 Cape Henlopen Drive #40, Lewes, DE 19958-1173

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