Best Places To Live In Lewes, Delaware

Lewes, Delaware is known as the "First Town in the First State" and features a number of great communities where neighbors get to know each other and live in harmony at the spectacular Delaware beaches.

There are dozens of desirable residential communities in Lewes, many of which include amenities that have become commonplace these days in coastal resort towns. If you're looking to relocate to Lewes, these might just be the right neighborhood for you.

Some are near the beach, some are a few miles inland, some are teeming with amenities and some are tailored specifically for senior citizens. But all have features that make a move to Delaware's original beach town a seamless and fruitful one.

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Let's explore five of the best places to live in Lewes, DE 

Coastal Club

A gated community that's built around a 42-acre nature preserve, Coastal Club is one of the finest communities in Lewes and features single-family ranch and contemporary-style homes.

Also featuring a five-acre pond, a state-of-the art clubhouse and a plethora of amenities, Coastal Club is located just west of Five Points and just a few miles away from Lewes Beach.

Homes in Coastal Club are on the larger side, with many encompassing 3,000-square-feet or more.

Amenities at Coastal Club include a fitness center, an outdoor infinity pool, an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, walking trails and the only swim-up bar at the Delaware beaches.

Learn more about Coastal Club here.

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Villages of Five Points

The Villages of Five Points is located just east of Route 1 and features both residential and commercial real estate, as well as a number of desirable amenities for residents.

Less than three miles away from downtown Lewes, the Villages of Five Points features loft-style apartment and single-family homes.

From small town charm to coastal-style amenities, the Villages of Five Points features luxurious living at the Delaware beaches. 

Some of the most popular amenities in the community include tennis courts, walking and jogging paths, shops, restaurants and a custom-built swimming pool.

Learn more about the Villages of Five Points here.

Governors

Located just off Gills Neck Road near the heart of Lewes, the expansive Governors community is one of coastal Delaware's newest and most prestigious residential subdivisions - making it one of the best neighborhoods in Lewes, DE

Featuring hundreds of townhomes and single-family homes, Governors rests on 118 acres and is close to all of the dining, entertainment and shopping options located in and near the "First Town in the First State."

The Governors community revolves around a state-of-the-art clubhouse, which features a number of great amenities for residents, including a cabana bar, a large swimming pool, a cozy fireplace and private cabanas.

Learn more about Governors here.

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Windswept at Lewes

The Windswept at Lewes community is just five miles from Route 1 and affords easy access to both Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. Once completed, amenities will include a swimming pool, pickle ball courts and a “tot lot.”

Windswept is one of the newest communities in Lewes and homes here feature three to five bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, two-car garages and large backyards, with all appliances included.

The community is just off of Angola Road, giving homeowners privacy while also allowing them to be just a short drive away from Delaware’s most popular coastal communities.

Learn more about Windswept at Lewes here.

The Woods at Burton Pond

The Woods at Burton Pond is located in Lewes and puts off a beach vibe just a short distance away from the Delaware coastline.

The Delaware beaches, tax-free outlet shopping, bike trails, state parks and historic downtown Lewes are all within an easy commute of this D.R. Horton community in southern Delaware.

Each homesite in the Woods at Burton Pond features a wooded backdrop for a “country feel at the beaches.”

Learn more about the Woods at Burton Pond here.

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