35867 Tarpon Dr, Lewes

MLS#: Desu165910
List Price: $4,950,000
Bed: 7
Bath: 7
Half Baths: 3
Standard Status: Active
Waterfront: N

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.

Essentials

MLS#: Desu165910
List Price: $4,950,000
Bed: 7
Bath: 7
Half Baths: 3
Standard Status: Active
Waterfront: N

Location

Address: 35867 Tarpon Dr, Lewes, DE
Subdivision Name: Wolfe Pointe
Lot Features: Backs To Trees, front Yard, landscaping, rear Yard, trees/wooded

Interior

Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Electric
Cooling: Central A/c
Hot Water: Electric
Fireplace: Y
Flooring: Carpet, ceramic Tile, hardwood, stone
Basement Type: Connecting Stairway, daylight, Partial, full, fully Finished, heated, improved, interior Access, outside Entrance, rear Entrance, walkout Level, windows
Interior Features: Attic, bar, breakfast Area, built-ins, butlers Pantry, carpet, ceiling Fan(s), combination Dining/living, crown Moldings, dining Area, double/dual Staircase, exposed Beams, family Room Off Kitchen, floor Plan - Open, formal/separate Dining Room, kitchen - Gourmet, kitchen - Island, kitchen - Table Space, primary Bath(s), pantry, recessed Lighting, stall Shower, tub Shower, upgraded Countertops, wainscotting, walk-in Closet(s), water Treat System, wet/dry Bar, wine Storage, wood Floors

Interior Features

  • Attic
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Area
  • Built-Ins
  • Butlers Pantry
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Combination Dining/Living
  • Crown Moldings
  • Dining Area
  • Double/Dual Staircase
  • Exposed Beams
  • Family Room Off Kitchen
  • Floor Plan - Open
  • Formal/Separate Dining Room
  • Kitchen - Gourmet
  • Kitchen - Island
  • Kitchen - Table Space
  • Primary Bath(s)
  • Pantry
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Stall Shower
  • Tub Shower
  • Upgraded Countertops
  • Wainscotting
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • Water Treat System
  • Wet/Dry Bar
  • Wine Storage
  • Wood Floors

Appliances

  • Built-In Microwave
  • Commercial Range
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Dryer - Front Loading
  • Energy Efficient Appliances
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Extra Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Freezer
  • Icemaker
  • Instant Hot Water
  • Microwave
  • Oven - Double
  • Oven/Range - Gas
  • Range Hood
  • Refrigerator
  • Six Burner Stove
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Washer
  • Washer - Front Loading
  • Washer/Dryer Stacked
  • Water Dispenser
  • Water Heater

Additional Information

Elementary School: Shields
High School: Cape Henlopen
Middle School: Beacon
Square Footage: 12360
Acres: 1.09
Year Built: 2018
New Construction: Y
Property Type: Residential
County: Sussex
Lot Size Dimensions: 201.00 X 308.00
SchoolDistrictName: Cape Henlopen
Sussex DE Quadrants: East Of Rt 1

Employment Opportunities

Lewes Realty is interested in hiring a few good REALTORS with great Customer Service skills.

For experienced agents:

       1.    We will pay Higher Commissions than present, no 3-6% franchise Fees taken from commissions, No fees for buyer or selling agent on listing and sales. E&O paid by the company. First 1000 business cards free. Best of all Great walk-in business and parking. Great opportunity to Succeed!! All inquiries are confidential.

       2.    If you are not a REALTOR but would like more information on how to begin and enjoy a challenging and fulfilling career full or part time. Please call Lewes Realty @ 302-645-1955 and ask for Richard, Carole or Jody or email richard@lewesrealty.com

COVID 19 Update

Dear Valued Customers & Clients

  Summer is wonderful in Beautiful Lewes! Our lastest COVID19 restrictions are as follows: Wear your mask in stores, restaurants, and offices or enclosed building. Lewes has told us to emphasize that masks should be worn on the first two blocks of Front St., Second St., and Third St. (The Shopping and Business district) where you can't social distance. They also want you to wear your in the Beach Public Parking areas and bathhouses. 

  You do NOT have to wear masks, when walking in open areas, incars or on bicycles, or on the beach. The Beach rules are, you must stay 6 feet away from the next party of beach-goers.

   Beach Rental properties are all being cleaned and sanitized between tenants. Cleaner hours have been extended a hour and a 1/2 to allow more time for a deeper cleaning. Check-in times are between 3:00-3:30pm.

   We are Happy to welocme you back for your beach vacation! Hope to see you soon. We will have winter rentals beginning soon!!