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Welcome to Lewes, Delaware

Lewes, located in Sussex County, Delaware, is a coastal town along that portion of the Delaware Bay that meets the Atlantic Ocean. Easily accessible from Delaware Route 1 and close to neighboring beach towns, Lewes is grouped with Rehoboth and Dewey as one of Delaware’s summer resort destinations.

Once a whaling station founded by Dutch Settlers in the 1600s, the town of Lewes has a rich heritage that is being preserved through local efforts. The town’s main street, Second Street, is dotted with well-kept Victorian homes and historic buildings that offer boutique & antique shopping, fine dining, bed & breakfast accommodations and sight-seeing opportunities.

Lewes’ beaches offer numerous water-oriented activities such as swimming, fishing & boating. A local point of interest is The Cape May-Lewes Ferry that makes daily trips across the bay to New Jersey and provides a leisurely way to travel.

Another point of interest is nearby Cape-Henlopen State Park which offers many recreational and nature-related activities as well as camping opportunities.

With its proud history and coastal location, Lewes is not exclusively an attractive summer vacation spot but also a charming place to call home. Many residents enjoy the small town serenity of the seascape and the mild climate Lewes has to offer year-round. Communities and amenities continue to grow to accommodate those residents attracted to a beach lifestyle, but hardly at the sacrifice of Lewes’ historic and quaint allure.

Lewes Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 53 homes for sale in Lewes, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
68% Single Family, 15% Land/lot, 6% Rental, 2% Condo and 9% Other.

68% Single Family
15% Land/lot
11% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 53
Average Home Size 0 ft² / 0 m²
Price Range ($18,200 - $1,750,000)

Weather in Lewes

The average high temperatures in Lewes range from 44 in January to 86 in July

Average home income in Lewes

The average household income of a Lewes resident is $74,613 with an average home value of $351,817

Population of Lewes

Lewes has 18,018 residents.

Home ownership in Lewes

The average level of home ownership in Lewes is 82%.

Education breakdown of Lewes

Education levels of residents of Lewes include: highschool 29%, associate 9%, bachelor 18%, graduate 15%.

Households in Lewes

Lewes has 8,401 homes, built on average 26 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 53 homes for sale in Lewes. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Rental, Condo and Other. The average list price of these property results is 381,483. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Lewes please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 53 homes for sale in Lewes, DE are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Lewes area. Member brokerages representing the 53 homes include Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. and Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate.