• 403 W 4th St

    Lewes, Delaware
  • $1,795,000 US


AWARD-WINNING HISTORIC STYLE! Welcome to the heart of Historic Lewes, nestled in unique Shipcarpenter Square. A model of historic style, this 4, 100+ SQFT among three beautifully finished floors, built in 2009 earned the 2011 Award for Historic Preservation for its contribution to The First Town. Extensive list of remarkable features, designed by Tony Beto and crafted by Dewson Construction, include inviting living spaces with hand-cut beams, rustic floors, reclaimed bricks, plastered walls, deep window sills and doorways, rich multi-piece trim, classical fixtures, custom cabinets, Bucks County Soapstone countertops, and robust hardware from Michael Coldren, & Co. Enjoy the spaciousness of 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, an amazing English basement with stunning billiards/bar area, separate shop/studio, and versatile storage. Details like two wood-burning fireplaces and front and back staircases add to the authentic charm. Premium professional appliances and systems - even an elevator! - provide unparalleled comforts, as well as unmatched style. Relax in cozy living spaces, amid beautiful lush gardens with patio and pergola, all just steps to the boutique shopping and dining of downtown Lewes, captivating beaches, scenic waterways, endless recreation, and bike trails. Truly the best of Historic Lewes! Note: A picture is worth a thousand words; however, behind what you see is the best construction quality available. This quality begins with the poured concrete foundation and extends to every peak of this home. Two by six construction on all exterior, and INTERIOR walls, flash coat insulation before fiberglass, sound insulation between rooms, thick all-wood doors. The two-inch-thick front door features pocket door blinds which fold away when not in use. Pella windows have hardwired candles in 20 locations. This new/old house has the best/most modern conveniences and build quality you find: top of the line appliances, geothermal heating and air conditioning, home automation, circulating hot water, security system, Waterworks plumbing fixtures, steam shower, air jet tub, elevator, and Tesla charger. Pop-up TV tucks away when not in use to preserve the historic flavor of the main level. Professionally designed and maintained cottage garden with irrigation surrounds the home. This absolute gem is a credit to Lewes and compliments surrounding historic homes in town and on Shipcarpenter Square, while granting owners all modern luxuries.