34773 Bookhammer Landing Road, Lewes, DE 19958-5722 $1,400,000

Beds/Baths: 5/4.2
Interior Sq. Ft: 4,250
Acreage: 0.22
Age:41 years
Coastal, Contemporary
MLS#: DESU2039370
Subdivision: Joy Beach


Back on the market with 2 additional bedrooms and additional full bathroom on lower level! Custom-built, canal-front contemporary masterpiece on Bookhammer Landing Rd. that offers panoramic views of Rehoboth Bay, Horse Marsh, and Horse Island! Perched amid enclave of magnificent, marina- inspired homes is this stunning 4250 sq. ft. beauty that features unparallel interior and exterior amenities. Multi-tiered decks, bay/bow/transom/oversized windows, myriad of glass sliders, apex rooflines, dual garages, endless footage of decking/dock, pristine pool, spiral staircase, and more blend to create this unforgettable coastal home that exudes luxury, privacy, and serenity. Spectacular attributes set this home apart! Value private dock and decking site (cost of ¼ million dollars) with 100’ of bulkhead that contains 5,000 lb. boat lift, plus 1,500 sq. ft. dock that has electricity, fresh water, fish cleaning station and slip space for up to 3 boats (25’ each). Appreciate 2 big driveways and custom oversized garage. Garage has 12’ extra-wide electronic opening garage door and features high-capacity steel beam system for lifting cars/boats, heat/AC and ½ bath. Ample space and ideal features for water living! Relish private pool tucked on edge of canal with temperature-controlled AC/heat bathhouse and restroom/shower room, along with expansive deck with outdoor lighting to enjoy festivities and entertaining from dusk to dawn! Enjoy water activities with easy deck access for power boats, canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and jet skis. Welcome the opportunity to sip morning coffee off sunroom deck with views of surrounding shimmering water, bask in the sun on 85’ pool level deck and enjoy rythmn of canal life, unwind and read in the shade if desired -- thanks to electronic retractable sun awning -- on 85’ foot kitchen level deck, and climb spiral staircase to sprawling observation deck and enjoy the ambiance yourself or host a deck party for up to 50 and let your guests appreciate the priceless natural setting. Interior of home mirrors beauty of exterior! Step inside to 2-story foyer along with open floorplan with sweeping space, sun-drenched rooms, and stellar water views. Open staircase grants access to where extensive kitchen/great room are fused together, creating fluid movement between rooms. Great room is open and spacious with windows offering incredible views and series of exposed beams providing architectural interest. Tuck-away stools at breakfast bar line side of great room, and opposite are handsome built-ins. Gorgeous, vaulted ceiling custom-designed kitchen is gourmet in every way! Custom cabinets are paired with commercial grade appliances including sub-zero refrigerator/freezer, Wolf double stove with gas burners/stove top grill/commercial grade exhaust vent, Fisher & Paykel DW, Scotsman ice maker and reverse osmosis water system. LR is rich in views and generous in square footage. With succession of windows, enjoy outside beauty inside, while gas FP issues invitation for no-expiration-date to recharge. Sunroom is striking and the perfect window-lined room to enjoy life. BRs are all spacious with top-notch amenities and access to decks, and primary BR/bath are true havens of relaxation. The bathrooms are equally impressive with granite, ceramic tile, and modern features. Home is remarkable melding of luxurious, livable space in Lewes and entertaining seems effortless thanks to its array of amenities. Home is located in the community of Joy Beach, which does not have restrictions on short term rentals, and is 7 mins. to Rt. 1 and merely 15 mins. to Rehoboth Beach/boardwalk/outlets. Beautiful home, bountiful space, bonus amenities, and breathtaking water views in this canal front charmer on Bookhammer Landing Rd.!

Living Room: Upper 1
Great Room: Main
Kitchen: Main
Primary Bed: Main
Half Bath: Main
Sun/Florida Room: Main
Bedroom 2: Main
Full Bath: Main
Living Room: Lower 1
Bedroom 3: Lower 1
Bathroom 3: Lower 1
Bedroom 4: Lower 1
Bedroom 5: Lower 1
Full Bath: Lower 1
Half Bath: Lower 1
Full Bath: Lower 1
Taxes: $1,587
Home Assoc: $600/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: N
Basement: N
Pool: Yes - Personal
School Dist: Cape Henlopen


Water Oriented: Yes; Water Front: Yes; Water Access: Yes; Water Body Name: Rehoboth Bay; Water Body Type: Canal; Waterfront: Private Dock Site; Types of Use: Boat - Powered, Personal Watercraft (PWC), Private Access, Canoe/Kayak; # of Docks: 1; Dock Type: Against Bulkhead Only (Lateral); # of Slips: 2; Navigable: Yes; Physical Dock/Slip Conveys: Yes; Dock/Slip Conveyance: Deeded;

HOA: Yes;

Forced Air Heating, Propane - Leased, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Electric, Well Water, On Site Septic


Built-Ins, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Dining Area, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Open, Kitchen - Gourmet, Carpet Flooring, Ceramic Tile Flooring, Hardwood Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, Mantel(s), Vaulted Ceilings, Bay/Bow Windows, Sliding Glass Doors, Smoke Detector

Slab Foundation, Architectural Shingle Roof, Shingle Roof, Frame Exterior, Vinyl Siding, Balcony, Deck(s), Porch(es), Exterior Lighting

Canal, Canal View, Partially Fenced

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Public Elementary (2 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Rehoboth Elementary School Cape Henlopen School District K–5 Rehoboth Beach 3.49 mi
Long Neck Elementary School Indian River School District K–5 Millsboro 4.13 mi

Public Middle (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Beacon Middle School Cape Henlopen School District 6–8 Lewes 2.58 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Lewes (19958), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 27
  • Average salary of people in this community: $58,361

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 462
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.10
  • Households w/ Children: 26%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 10,856 (60.6%)
  • Rented: 1,968 (11.0%)
  • Vacant: 5,094 (28.4%)
  • Total: 17,918

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 27,123
Households: 12,824
Median Age: 60.70

Climate and Weather

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Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 1.3%
  • Some High School: 4.4%
  • High School Graduate: 22.4%
  • Some College: 17.0%
  • Associate Degree: 11.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22.7%
  • Graduate Degree: 20.9%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $74,544

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • Two Bedroom: $1,126
  • Three Bedroom: $1,398
  • Four Bedroom: $1,827

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Listing Courtesy of: Tesla Realty Group, LLC , (844) 837-5274, info@teslarealtygroup.com

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34773 Bookhammer Landing Road, Lewes, DE 19958-5722

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