Extreme attention to architectural detail while carefully blending old world design & materials with every modern amenity and refinement, this 12,500 square foot home has over 2,500 square feet of decks and porches, complementing exquisite shaker inspired details, with expansive custom glass windows, French doors and Nana Walls bringing the beauty and natural splendor of the original Japanese Black Pine forest of the Cape region and the expansive vistas of the Cape Henlopen state park into a truly breathtaking experience. Designed by a hidden gem local architect, the home is completely clad in cedar with stone foundations, in a manner consistent with the great homes of colonial Delaware and the coastal mid-Atlantic region. The stately front porch, with step off grading to a dignified front yard, opens into a great room with soaring cathedral ceilings over thirty feet in height. Two, eight food wide stone chimneys, with look through expansive wood burning fireplaces and raised hearths bookend the over 1,000 square foot great room. Exposed trusses and a custom-built wrought iron gas lamp lens chandelier greet you as you gaze through the back Nana Walls, French doors, and porches to the exquisite natural beauty beyond. This home truly has everything and more. From an over 800 square foot gym, 1,000 square foot plus Saloon complete with leathered marble bar that seats 12, a 3,000+ wine bottle wine cellar, to walk in closets in the primary suite that expand across two levels and encompass over 600 square feet of space. The gourmet chef's kitchen includes professional grade appliances, island seating for over 10 and flows across a siting area, morning room and screened in dining porch. . Designed for multi-generational gatherings or exceptional entertaining, parking for over 10 cars in the motor court greets your family and guests, connecting an expansive attached three car garage to a detached two bay outbuilding, with caretaker/mother-in-law suite above. Providing ample indoor space for on-sand, off-road, in-town vehicles, or other toys. This home is a dream for extended family vacations, weekend getaways for large groups or truly exceptional entertaining on a grand scale. Close to award-wining dining in historic, centuries old downtown Lewes, DE, world-class fishing grounds, white sandy beaches, and exceptional hunting; this is an outdoor family?s dream destination. Easily accessible to Manhattan, Washington, DC, and the northeast corridor. Less than 30 minutes' drive to the Delaware Coastal Airport, with its recently lengthened 5,500-foot runway, allowing easy access from New York, Boston and beyond.
Attic, Bar, Built-Ins, Carpet, CeilngFan(s), Crown Molding, Exposed Beams, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet Bar/Bar, Wood Floors, Butlers Pantry, Wine Storage, Water Treat System, Double/Dual Staircase
Additional Storage Area, Oversized
Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer-front loading, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Icemaker, Instant Hot Water, Microwave, Oven-Double, Oven/Range-Gas, Range hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Washer-front loading, Washer/Dryer Stacked, Water Heater, Extra Refrg/Frz, Six burner stove, Water Dispenser, Energy Star Appliances, Commercial Range
Connecting Stairway, Daylight, Partial, Full, Fully Finished, Heated, Improved, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Rear Entrance, Walkout Level, Windows
Mantel(s), Wood, Double Sided, Stone
Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Outside Shower, Balconies-Multiple, Deck(s), Patio, Porch(es), Roof Deck, Porch-screened
Backs to Trees, Front Yard, Landscaping, Rear Yard, Trees/Wooded
Insulated, Vinyl Clad, Wood Frame
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
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Listing information last updated on September 29th, 2020 at 1:04pm EDT.