Houses for Sale in Lewes DE
Houses for sale in Lewes, DE have never been more affordable. You can own one of these gorgeous homes, located in a beautiful community that is running over with history and charm.
Lewes boasts a population of about 2,800 residents. The schools are excellent here with most ratings falling on the high side, between 7 and 9 on the 10 point scale.
One fascinating higher education feature here is the research vessel Hugh R. Sharp which is docked at the Lewes campus of the College of Earth, Ocean & Environment. This ship gives students an unparalleled opportunity to get hands-on experience conducting critical research.
Two docking facilities are owned and operated by the City of Lewes. Both are located along historic Front Street. The 200 feet long Otis B. Smith City Dock accommodates approximately 200 boat slips.
The Canalfront Park Marina Dock also features seasonal boat slips to make life on the canal even more exciting. Lewes beaches are second to none and are a great way to enjoy the sunshine and fresh new England air.
Cannonball Park is the place to go for a relaxing day of fun in the sun and catch a few glimpses of our nation's history. Also known as the 1812 Memorial Park, the site features a WWI three-inch naval cannon on the terrace, four large cannons and a small cannon taken from an abandoned pirate ship.
The site pays tribute to the British Naval bombardment of Lewes that occurred on April 6-7, 1813 during the War of 1812. Despite its violent history, the park is today one of the most scenic features found along the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal.
Another fascinating tribute to the early history of the nation is the Zwaanedael Park & Herb Garden. During the summer months, the area is alive with the colorful blossoms and alluring fragrances of the many herbs that thrive here.
This authentic 1700's Colonial herb garden is as much a wealth of knowledge and information as it is beauty and charm. That's because it is home to the Zwaanedael Museum and the Fisher Martin House which was also built in the 18th Century.