16813 Forest Dr

Lewes, DE 19958







0.21 acres

lot size

Relax in the coastal comfort of this bright, beautiful home, with abundant space for entertaining family and guests, and cozy niches for quiet reflection and relaxation. This airy, colorful, light-filled home features five bedrooms, two on the main level, three full baths and a bonus room off the foyer. The welcoming front porch is an inviting area for casual entertaining or enjoying a read after a long day at nearby Lewes Beach or Cape Henlopen State Park, both a short drive away. Or bike to the beaches with backyard access to the Georgetown-Lewes trail, a portion of the Delaware Greenways. As you enter the house, note the hardwood floors with inlaid ribbon border and custom hardwood stairway, opening to an expansive view of the great room, with its vaulted ceiling, wall of windows, and gas fireplace. The well-appointed kitchen with island counter, and adjoining dining area are great spaces for creating memorable meals and entertaining. The kitchen has upgraded appliances, gas range with double oven, granite counters, butcher block, and plentiful cabinets with under and above lighting. The adjoining pantry and laundry area, hidden behind pocket doors, add an abundance of practical overflow space. The first floor owner’s suite offers a tray ceiling, large walk-in closet with built-in shelving and drawers, luxurious en-suite bathroom with dual vanities, spa tub, and an oversized tile and glass shower. Additional bedrooms offer room for your family and guests, or arrange them as creative spaces for work, hobbies, exercise, or gathering. Savor your morning coffee in the beautifully tiled sunroom, where the outdoors come in and you can catch the sunrise over the nearby pond as the heron flies past. The yard is a gardener’s paradise with custom landscaping and hardscaping with a built-in fire pit and seating. The 3-person hot tub on the Trex deck is an excellent place to marvel at the broad night sky. Thoughtfully built and customized by award-winning Lessard Builders, this unique home has an extensive list of upgrades including a dual zone, energy efficient geothermal system, Rinnai tankless water heater, ceiling fans, crown molding, 6” deep window sills, custom blinds, lawn irrigation with a separate irrigation well, and the list goes on. The two-car garage has access to a conditioned, concrete crawl space the full footprint of the house to provide even more storage. Walk to the Villages of Five Points downtown area to enjoy restaurants, shops, and old-time baseball games. Community amenities include two pools, eight tennis courts, pickle ball, a clubhouse, walking trails, and easy, inside the highway, access to downtown Lewes and the beaches. Make this lovely, better-than-new, home your next destination.

General Details

StatusActive Under Contract
List Price$869,000.00
Address16813 Forest Dr
Lewes DE 19958
MLS NumberDESU2030274
Lot Size (Acres)0.21
Lot Size (Sq. Ft.)9027.00
Structure TypeDetached
New ConstructionNo
Builder NameLessard Builders
Year Built2014
Tax ID335-12.00-143.00
Ownership InterestFee Simple
AgentHenry A Jaffe
BrokerageOcean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty


In City LimitsNo
MLS AreaLewes Rehoboth Hundred (31009)
Legal SubdivisionVillages Of Five Points-East
School DistrictCAPE HENLOPEN

Water Access



HOA Fee375.00
Senior CommunityNo
AmenitiesBike Trail,Club House,Common Grounds,Community Center,Jog/Walk Path,Pool - Outdoor,Swimming Pool,Tennis Courts,Tot Lots/Playground

Utilites Information

Water SourcePublic
Sewer/SepticPublic Sewer
Central AirYes
Cooling TypeCentral A/C
Cooling FuelGeothermal
Heating FuelGeo-thermal
Hot WaterTankless

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Date last updated: 03/24/2023 04:20:30 AM