$1,340,0001 E Houston St

1 E Houston St, Fenwick Island, DE, 19944


2 Bedrooms
1 Full Bath
750 SqFt
Schools Nearby


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Property Highlights

Home TypeSingle Family Residence

ParkingCrushed Stone, Off Street,Driveway

Year Built1954


CoolingWindow Unit(s)

MLS #DESU2010706

Lot Size0.13 Acres


About 1 E Houston St

Classic Fenwick Island beach cottage with 2 Br. and 1 Ba. When you walk inside it will remind you of simpler times and for many that will be a trip down memory lane. Located in the northern section of town with very low density. Very deep lot being 150 feet, plenty of room for an inground pool out back.

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Architectural Style: Coastal, Cottage
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Stories: 1
  • Living Area: 750 SqFt

Listing Office:

  • Listing Agent: JOHN KLEINSTUBER

Interior Features

Interior Information:

  • Appliances: Oven, Electric Range
  • Basement: No
  • Flooring Type: Carpet, Laminated

Bedroom and Bathroom Information:

  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Total Bedroom Count: 2

Exterior Features

Exterior Information:

  • Exterior: Outside Shower

Parking Information:

  • Parking: Crushed Stone, Off Street,Driveway

Lot Features

Lot Information:

  • Lot: Cleared
  • Lot Size: 0.13 Acres


Utilities Information:

  • Heating: Baseboard
  • Cooling: Window Unit(s)

School Info

Assigned Schools Information:

  • Indian River High School, Public District Grades 8-12
  • Selbyville Middle School, Public District Grades 6-8
  • Showell (Phillip C.) Elementary School, Public District Grades PK-5


Directions Information:

  • Directions: Coastal Highway to East Houston Street, cottage is on the north side of the road.

Price Details

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $1,340,000
  • Price Per SqFt: $1,787/SqFt

Tax Information:

  • Annual Amount: $550
  • Tax Year: 2021
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Sussex County Housing Market Report

Sold Prices For All Homes in Sussex County

This Home$1.3M

The Median Sold Price for All Homes in Sussex County is $438.2K

Based on homes sold in the last 12 months

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MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Name: BRIGHT
  • MLS Number: #DESU2010706

Listing Office:

  • Listing Agent: JOHN KLEINSTUBER

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Property Sales & Tax

Listing History

Apr 08, 2019Home Sold

Tax History


History based on county public records data.


Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Elementary School

  • Showell (Phillip C.) Elementary School

  • 41 Bethany Rd

  • Distance between this listing and this school
    8.93 miles

  • Public District Grades PK-5

Middle School

  • Selbyville Middle School

  • 80 Bethany Rd

  • Distance between this listing and this school
    8.52 miles

  • Public District Grades 6-8

High School

  • Indian River High School

  • 29772 Armory Rd

  • Distance between this listing and this school
    11.13 miles

  • Public District Grades 8-12


What Are The Neighbors Like?

The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $73,177. The most common annual income of people living in Sussex County, DE is between $35k-100k. Most families are married, no kids. Most residents in this area have post secondary degree education.

All data provided by Home Junction and Claritas

Living In Fenwick Island, DE

What type of housing is available in Fenwick Island, DE?

Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about half of dwellings in Fenwick Island, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. About 30% of properties in this town were constructed in the 1980s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the Salisbury metropolitan area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around three quarters of the population of this town own their home and one quarter are renters.

Is Fenwick Island, DE a good place to live?

As there are very few people out and about on the streets, Fenwick Island is relatively quiet.

Are things conveniently located in Fenwick Island, DE?

A vehicle is almost always required in Fenwick Island to reach the closest supermarket. Nevertheless, pharmacies are typically very easy to get to on foot and supply some staple foods. It is convenient to walk to the closest coffee shop, and a small variety of restaurants is available in this town as well. When it comes to education, Fenwick Island does not contain any high schools or primary schools.

What does the transportation in Fenwick Island, DE look like?

Cars are an excellent medium of transportation in Fenwick Island. The majority of homes for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is especially convenient to find a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit system in Fenwick Island is fairly poor. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. Walking is not very practical for residents in Fenwick Island because very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 1 E Houston St

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 1 E Houston St property is $1,340,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 1 E Houston St is a house located in Fenwick Island, Delaware, 19944.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 1 E Houston St is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 1 E Houston St are:
Showell (Phillip C.) Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 7/10
Selbyville Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 5/10
Indian River High School: GreatSchools Rating 5/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2021 is $550 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

When was this property sold last time and for how much?

The last sale was on April 8, 2019 for $620,000. (source: MLS/tax record).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 1 E Houston St has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 1 E Houston St is 750 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 1 E Houston St is 1954.
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Rocket HomesDelawareSussex CountyFenwick Island199441 E Houston St

This home is located at 1 E Houston St in Fenwick Island, DE and zip code 19944. This 750 square foot home, which was built in 1954, sits on a 0.13 acre lot. Features: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since December 08, 2021 and is currently priced at $1,340,000.

In January 2023 more than 27 listings in Sussex County, DE were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 51 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 120 were sold below. The number of listings in Sussex County, DE decreased by 2.9% between December 2022 and January 2023. In January 2023 median list price was $438,263 and the average listing age was 46 days.

From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.

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