Why you’ll love Governors.
Governors is the only Schell Brothers’ community East of Route 1 so you will never fight the summer traffic to get to the beach. It is also the closest Schell community to the ocean and downtown Lewes. Additionally, the amenities are completed and ready to enjoy immediately.
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Homes & Pricing
The Hadley & The Jasmine models are now open!
Single Family Floor Plans
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Governors is situated on 118 acres where there will be 423 homes which include 287 single-family homes and 136 townhomes.
Single-family HOA: $195 per month, collected quarterly. $208 per month once community is built out, collected quarterly. Single-family HOA dues include access to the use of all community amenities. Dues also cover a professional property management company, grass cutting, edging, and blowing on each lot (excluding flower beds), irrigation, garbage/recycling, snow removal on community streets and common area maintenance.
Property taxes typically range from $1,000 to $2,000 per year (yes, per year, not per month). We know that seems too low to be true ;). Delaware also has no sales tax and consistently ranks in the top 5 for the most tax-friendly states.
Governors is located in the Cape Henlopen School District, which includes Shields Elementary, Beacon Middle School, and Cape Henlopen High School.
Electric: Delaware Electric Cooperative
Water: Tidewater Utilities
Sewer: Sussex County
Natural Gas: Chesapeake Utilities
There’s always something to do at Governors!
At Governors, you really can have it all! Enjoy a quick and scenic commute to downtown Lewes on bike or by foot to explore all this charming town has to offer from award-winning, locally-owned eateries to quaint shops and antique stores. Don’t feel like going out? Stay close to home and enjoy drinks with family and neighbors at Governor's one-of-a-kind amenity!
Enjoy the outdoors with direct access to the Junction and Breakwater Trail or challenge friends to a tennis or pickleball match. Kids can enjoy an extensive playground area and park their bikes at one of our many community bike racks. View Trail Map
Governor's clubhouse features a sunken “island style” cabana bar area accessible by a bridge spanning the pool. This truly unique amenity offers a swim-up bar, fireplace, and outdoor relaxation area. In addition, the expansive patio has private cabanas and a grilling area.
Governors is a wonderful community, where neighbors are family. From the time we began the process, we knew this place was something special!David & Suzanne Skibicki Governor Homeowners
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Everyday Adventure Awaits
The 6-mile scenic Junction & Breakwater Trail extends from Lewes to Rehoboth Beach for walkers, runners, and riders.
Not only does the trail offer access to Lewes and Rehoboth, bargain hunters will love that the trail runs directly behind the Tanger Outlets. There are many scenic spots along the route, most notably the gorgeous wetland views from a refurbished 80 foot railroad bridge circa 1913. You will enjoy views of wetlands, open pasture, and cornfields during your hike. Hawks, geese, deer, squirrels and other small woodland animals can be spotted on the trail. There are several benches positioned along the trail to rest and watch nature. View Trail Map
Go On An Adventure
Bike, hike and enjoy this beautiful, wooded 6.4 mile trail that winds through Cape Henlopen State Park and is surrounded by wetlands and farmland. The trail runs from Gills Neck Road in Lewes to the town of Rehoboth Beach and provides easy access to both Lewes and Rehoboth. This is a primarily flat crushed stone trail and accommodates individuals of all ages!
This is a favorite spot for families to bike, hike and walk their furry four-legged friends.
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Model Homes Governors
Interested in seeing Governors in person? Visit one of our model homes shown below.
The Hadley at Governors Built on lot #160
11413 Maull Road
The Jasmine at Governors Built on lot #163
11416 Maull Road