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144 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
Full Baths
Partial Baths
Interior SqFt
Central A/C
Taxes (2022)
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Looking for a Victorian home with high end upgrades and character a mile from the beach? This is the ONE! Living here, you'll be close enough to Lewes Beach to get your toes sandy as often as desired. This 126 year old Darling has modern renovations blended into original details. Central air conditioning! 4 very large bedrooms! Updated windows! Well insulated! Upgraded electric! Modern plumbing! Hardwood floors! Stained glass details! The immaculate entry level bedroom suite is complete with a walk in closet and it's own full bathroom with a heated tiled floor. The laundry is also on the entry level making one floor living a possibility! The kitchen is loaded with imported soft-close cabinetry and upscale appliances with a custom craftsman island that's a piece of art - patterned, inlaid butcher block. Imagine your favorite smiling people gathered around, imbibing beverages from your LG refrigerator or the Liebherr wine refrigerator and snacking on temptations created in your two Miele stainless steel ovens, Miele microwave and Miele induction cooktop. Finishing off the airy ambiance is the bright marble counter tops and lots of light from the glass wall between the kitchen and the sunroom which slides and tucks away expanding the open floor plan of your stunning home. Your party can flow into the large enclosed porch with vinyl windows that open by sliding up or down. The living room has a remote control fireplace which will enhance your quiet or shared moments in the cooler months. Upstairs you will find 3 additional bedrooms. One of the bedrooms upstairs has it's own full bathroom and the other two bedrooms have use of the renovated hall full bathroom with a claw foot tub/shower. Regarding parking, this home has a bright white, crushed shell, long driveway and a garage with an electric door opener. The lawn with it's artistic touches and beautiful plantings features an irrigation system. There is a shed with a new window for gardening, an art studio or anything else you desire. Take a deep breath and enjoy the slow pace of 25 mph in this part of town! There is quick access to dining, an incredible walking and bike path, and the hospital is within hobbling distance. Everything from A to Z offered by Lewes with an alluring atmosphere, Blooming Boutiques, creative candies and decadent dining. Experience events with your fabulous friends, gregarious groups, historians and horticulturalists. Enjoy irresistible ice cream, the 4th of July jamboree or Kid's Ketch for lighthearted laughs. Maritime marvels, nocturnal noshes or oysters outdoors pair with parades or a quest for quiet times. Revel in relaxation at Second Street's tantalizing treasures which are unbelievably understated. The variety of views are wonderfully walkable. Xenodochial becoming xenial will make you yearn for Lewes' zealous zestiness! Call your agent for a private appointment or feel free to visit the upcoming open house.

Room sizes

Living Room
17 x 14  Main Level
Dining Room
13 x 15  Main Level
14 x 23  Main Level
Family Room
17 x 15  Main Level
Sun Room
14 x 20  Main Level
Full Bath
8 x 12  Upper Level
Master Bed
17 x 13  Upper Level
Bedroom 2
17 x 14  Upper Level
Bedroom 3
17 x 13  Upper Level
Bedroom 4
16 x 10  Upper Level
Bedroom 5
x   Upper Level
Bedroom 6
x   Upper Level


Driving Directions

Take Coastal Highway to Kings Highway. This home will be on the left.

Listing Details

Architectural Type



Garage - Front Entry, Covered Parking, Additional Storage Area


Private, Detached Garage, Driveway, On Street

Interior Features

Hardwood, Tile/Brick


Block, Crawl Space



Interior Features

Additional Stairway, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Entry Level Bedroom, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Open, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Primary Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Stain/Lead Glass, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Breakfast Area, Attic, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Spiral Staircase, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Window Treatments, Wine Storage, Laundry: Main Floor, Has Laundry


Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven - Wall, Oven/Range - Electric, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Cooktop, Microwave, Stove, Water Heater, Water Heater - Tankless

Rooms List

Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Family Room, Sun/Florida Room, Laundry, Primary Bathroom, Full Bath

Exterior Features

Architectural Shingle, Rubber

Lot Features

Front Yard, Landscaping, Rear Yard, Level, Vegetation Planting

Exterior Features

Extensive Hardscape, Outbuilding(s), Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Sidewalks, Brick, Patio(s), Porch(es), Frame, Shingle Siding, HardiPlank Type, Spray Foam Insulation, Stick Built


Central A/C, Geothermal, Ceiling Fan(s), Programmable Thermostat, Zoned, Electric, Geothermal


Forced Air, Zoned, Geo-thermal

Hot Water

Tankless, Propane


Public Sewer



Additional Utilities

Electric Available, Propane, Sewer Available, Water Available, Electric: Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service

Property History



Assessment : 0
Zoning: Tn
Lattitude : 38.772302
Longitude : -75.140009
MLS# : DESU2036378
Views : 94
Listing Courtesy: Angela Ferguson of RE/MAX Associates-Hockessin


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