• MLS® #: DESU129744
  • 2 Penn St
  • REHOBOTH BEACH, DE 19971
  • $14,900,000
  • 7 Beds, 5½ Bath, 7800 SQ. Feet, 0.94 Acres
  • Residential
  • Office: Jack Lingo - Rehoboth

"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.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #DESU129744
  • Price$14,900,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Bathrooms5.50
  • Full Baths5
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage7,800
  • Acres0.94
  • Year Built1920
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleTraditional
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address2 Penn St
  • AreaLewes Rehoboth Hundred (31009)
  • SubdivisionNONE AVAILABLE
  • CityREHOBOTH BEACH
  • CountySUSSEX-DE
  • StateDE
  • Zip Code19971

Amenities

  • UtilitiesCable TV, Phone
  • ParkingStone
  • ViewOcean, Lake
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontOcean
  • Has PoolYes
  • PoolPool (In-Ground), Heated

Amenities

Built-Ins, Carpet, CeilngFan(s), Exposed Beams, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Master Bath(s), Master Bedroom - Ocean Front, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors, Butlers Pantry, Crown Molding

Garages

Garage - Side Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access

Interior

  • Interior FeaturesFloor Plan-Traditional
  • HeatingCentral, Zoned
  • CoolingCentral A/C, Zoned
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartial, Partially Finished
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces4
  • FireplacesWood
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story

Appliances

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

Exterior

  • ExteriorCedar Siding, Shingle
  • RoofShingle, Wood

Exterior Features

Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Outside Shower, Private Beach, Stone Retaining Walls, Water Fountains, Lawn Sprinkler, Brick Porch, Breezeway, Patio, Porch(es), Terrace, Fenced-Partially, Privacy Fence, Wood Fence, Pool (In-Ground)

Lot Description

Landscaping, Subdivision Possible

School Information

  • DistrictCAPE HENLOPEN

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJanuary 31st, 2019
  • Days on Market261
  • ZoningMR
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Listing information last updated on October 21st, 2019 at 7:05pm EDT.