Hot House: 624 Sandy Point Road, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Key West style beach house, built in 1993, in the small beach community of Bahama Beach Colony. Wood construction with new metal roof. Bike to award-winning beaches, town. Wrap-around deck backs to woods, with access to Assawoman canal for kayaking, paddle boarding, birdwatching and more. Three bedrooms, 2 baths, over 1620 sq. ft.,newly renovated and completely furnished. New kitchen with custom cabinetry, Kohler farmhouse sink, ECO countertops, stainless appliances. Hardwood floors. Under house garage and storage. Outdoor shower, heat pump, central a/c. Low HOA fees, rentals allowed. Ready for immediate move-in: $344,500
What: This little cottage takes curb appeal and rides it to head-of-the-pack in its price range. From a melt-in-your-mouth paint job down to a sassy ruffled shower curtain, someone with a good eye has done virtually everything a buyer could want. It feels brand new for starters, and in many ways, it is brand new. The price is right and it would be a snap to rent, for times when you want to be elsewhere. Built on pilings, the house sits high enough to catch a nice breeze on the wrap around porch. On the first floor, there’s the big open plan kitchen/family room and a large master bedroom with full bath (the only bath on the main floor). Upstairs is a guest room, a full hall bath, the laundry room, and a kids’ room with bunk beds. Underneath the house are two lockable storage units for kayaks and bicycles, and an outdoor shower — without which, no beach house is really complete.
Where: About a mile to Bethany’s beautiful ocean beaches, boardwalk and the old-fashioned charms of the town itself– surf shop, book store, ice cream shop and low-key restaurants. This community, Bahamas Beach Colony, is a quiet, well-maintained enclave of 74 homes, built along the Assawoman Canal, a narrow, shallow waterway that divides Fenwick Island from the rest of Delaware. The canal offers a range of outdoor activities for days when you’re not soaking up the rays at the beach. Bethany Beach is a family-friendly town, and there’s lots to do — soccer and softball, golf and tennis, a nice library — for both kids and grownups.
Why: Ready to move in. One trip to Bed, Bath & Beyond, and you could literally be living there this summer.
Why Not: No pool. But still ….
Would Suit: Stylish beachcombers on a budget
NB: The Zillow estimate, for what it’s worth, values this house at higher than the ask.