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414 Rehoboth Ave Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971
Office: 302-227-9477


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Bill Mann

Broker / Owner

  • Cell 302.470.7600

304 Pilottown Rd, LEWES, DE – $1,350,000

  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,900 Sqft
  • .14 Acres
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,900 Sqft
  • .14 Acres

304 Pilottown Rd

Step back in time with this beautifully preserved Historic Lewes canal-front home powered by green energy. This unique historic residence is on the market for the first time in a quarter century. The prime location offers walkability to downtown restaurants, shops and the beach. Originally owned by Thomas Rodney, the youngest brother of Caesar Rodney (a signer of the Declaration of Independence), this 18th century home features four original working fireplaces, reinforced with modern masonry, including the seven-foot kitchen fireplace, historic original handmade brick, exposed oak beams (rumored to originally be part of a ship), beautiful original wide plank wood floor boards and pegged oak wall framing, abundance of custom built-in~s, and oak breakfast nook. Views throughout home overlook the magnificent gardens, boats on the canal, and the Lightship Overfalls.Explore the lush gardens including the secret rear garden off of the potential in-law suite.This home has restored its historic materials ~ floors, fireplaces, trim and other historic resources. The electrical, plumbing, masonry, roofing and cedar siding have been renovated to the original style with updated state-of-the-art energy efficiency, with all new laminated glass storm resistant windows. The walls are super-insulated with foam to R-45 and ceiling to R-100 with photovoltaic (PV) panels producing energy (as much as the house consumes in the summer). The lower level has a recent split-system HVAC. Also, the surrounding forest shade garden naturally cools the house eliminating the need for mechanical AC. An energy-efficient hybrid-electric heater provides hot water. Cedar shingles and shutters on antique 18th century cast iron hardware add to this homes original allure.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #DESU138680
  • Price$1,350,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms2.50
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage3,900
  • Acres0.14
  • Year Built1755
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleColonial
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address304 Pilottown Rd
  • AreaLewes Rehoboth Hundred (31009)
  • SubdivisionNONE AVAILABLE
  • CityLEWES
  • CountySUSSEX-DE
  • StateDE
  • Zip Code19958


  • ViewWater, Garden/Lawn, Canal


Built-Ins, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Skylight(s), Wood Floors, Exposed Beams, Crown Molding, Double/Dual Staircase


  • HeatingHeat Pump(s)
  • CoolingNone
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartial, Unfinished
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces4
  • FireplacesBrick
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story


Dishwasher, Dryer, Refrigerator, Oven/Range-Electric, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Water Heater - High-Efficiency


  • ExteriorFrame

School Information


Additional Information

  • City Tax737
  • County Tax96
  • Condo Fees0.00
  • Date ListedApril 18th, 2019
  • Days on Market91
  • ZoningQ

Listing Details

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Price Change History for 304 Pilottown Rd, LEWES, DE (MLS® #DESU138680)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $1,495,000 to $1,350,000 $145,000 (9.70%)

Based on information from Sussex County Association of REALTORS®, Inc which neither guarantees nor is in any way responsible for it's accuracy. All data is provided "AS IS" and with all it's faults. Data maintained by Sussex County Association of REALTORS®, Inc. may not reflect all real estate activity in the market Mann & Sons, Inc. is a Real Estate licensee in the State of Delaware. SCAOR DE License Number: SCAOR 08098.

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