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$14,900,000
7 Beds
5.5 Baths
7,800 SqFt
0.94 Acre Lot
40,946 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Price Type
Year Built 1920
Neighborhood None Available
Days on Website 206

Property Map

$14,900,000 – 2 Penn Street, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Street View

Courtesy of BRYCE LINGO, Jack Lingo – Rehoboth.

Description

Shell House, the most spectacular private compound on the Atlantic Ocean and Silver Lake in the most desired location along the Delaware coast. This is an ultra-rare opportunity to own an oceanfront estate situated on almost an acre of ocean to lake property, consisting of two building lots (third lot option available). This spacious home originally built in 1920 boasts 7 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, multiple living areas, an abundance of outdoor living space and much more. The sprawling main level is excellent for entertaining with an oversized gourmet kitchen including a 6-burner gas range, two ovens, range hood, Sub-Zero refrigerators, ice maker, built-in microwave, marble countertops, travertine tile floors, wet bar area and butler’s pantry. The expansive living room features a wood-burning fireplace, gorgeous exposed beams and antique tile floors. In addition, a formal dining room with hardwood floors and wood-burning fireplace, separate den and two wings, each with two guest bedrooms. Continue upstairs to find a luxurious master suite overlooking the ocean and Silver Lake, featuring a wood-burning fireplace and twin bathrooms. In addition, the second level includes two guest bedrooms with ensuite baths. Enjoy warm summer days in one of the various outdoor living areas including a beautiful courtyard with fountain, in-ground pool overlooking Silver Lake, oceanfront brick patio, formal gardens and more. Words cannot describe this property – it is truly profound.

Property Details and Features

Interior Features

  • Master Bath(s)
  • Breakfast Area
  • Built-Ins
  • Carpet
  • CeilngFan(s)
  • Exposed Beams
  • Floor Plan – Traditional
  • Formal/Separate Dining Room
  • Kitchen – Gourmet
  • Kitchen – Island
  • Kitchen – Table Space
  • Master Bedroom – Ocean Front
  • Pantry
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Upgraded Countertops
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • Wood Floors
  • Butlers Pantry
  • Crown Moldings
  • Kitchen – Eat-In

Property Access

  • Road Frontage Length: 150
  • Paved
  • Private Access

Appliances and Equipment

  • Built-In Microwave
  • Built-In Range
  • Commercial Range
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Icemaker
  • Oven/Range – Gas
  • Range Hood
  • Refrigerator
  • Six Burner Stove
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Washer
  • Water Heater

Basement

  • Partial
  • Partially Finished

Bathrooms

  • 6 total bathrooms
  • 3 bathrooms on all upper levels
  • 3 bathrooms on main level
  • 5 full bathrooms
  • 2 full bathrooms on main level
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom on main level

Bedrooms

  • 3 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 4 bedrooms on main level

House

  • 7,800 sqft living area
  • 7,800 sqft above grade (finished)
  • Built in 1920
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • 2 levels
  • Traditional
  • Cedar
  • Shingle Siding
  • Stick Built

Cooling

  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C
  • Zoned

Exterior Features

  • Extensive Hardscape
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Outside Shower
  • Private Beach
  • Stone Retaining Walls
  • Water Fountains
  • Lawn Sprinkler

Fees

  • Ground Rent Pymnt Freq: Annually

Fence

  • Partially
  • Privacy
  • Wood

Fireplaces

  • 4 fireplaces
  • Wood

Floors

  • Carpet
  • Hardwood
  • Marble
  • Tile/Brick

Garage

  • 3 garage spaces

Water

  • Water Access
  • Water Body Name: Atlantic Ocean
  • Water Body Type: Ocean
  • Water Frontage Length: 150
  • Water Oriented
  • Waterfront Features: Y
  • Sandy Beach

Heating

  • Oil
  • Central
  • Zoned

Laundry

  • Basement

Listing

  • 205 days on market
  • $1,910 per sqft

Location

  • County: Sussex
  • Location Type: Ocean
  • MLS Area: Lewes Rehoboth Hundred (31009)
  • Subdivision: None Available

Lot

  • 40,959 sqft
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 150 x 250
  • 0.94 acres
  • Landscaping
  • Subdivision Possible

Parking

  • 4 open parking spaces
  • Stone Driveway

Pool

  • In Ground
  • Heated

Property

  • Additional Parcels
  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Brick,Breezeway,Patio(s),Porch(es),Terrace
  • View: Ocean,Lake

Roof

  • Shingle
  • Wood

Schools

  • School District: CAPE HENLOPEN

Sewer

  • Public Sewer

Taxes

  • County Tax: $975
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • School Tax: $8,651
  • Tax Annual Amount: $9,626
  • Tax Year: 2018

Utilities

  • Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service,Circuit Breakers
  • Hot Water: Electric
  • Cable TV
  • Phone

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