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OMG! I want this beach cottage! Circa 1930 in Delaware. $295,000

November 7, 2022

Beachfront cottage in Delaware! I want this! So quaint and beachy. This cottage was built in 1930. It is located in Kitts Hummock, Delaware. This home features hardwood floors, bead board throughout, screened in back porch and a pathway through the dunes down to the bay. This has vintage charm! Two bedrooms, one bathroom and 688 square feet. $295,000

Contact Kimberly Rivera with Keller Williams Realty Central Delaware: 302-346-2719

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to this waterfront property in Kitts Hummock located at 129 South Bay Drive! If you’re searching for a unique beach cottage close to the water, you’re in luck. This quaint and peaceful cottage is filled with charm and personality, features many original elements, and is just waiting for you to make it your own. This cozy cottage has a garden path that leads directly out to the dunes, beach and stunning bay views. The property has been designated as a certified wildlife habitat and multiple garden areas have been planted with native plants including bayberry, beach plum and a number of perennials. Imagine yourself drinking your morning coffee as you watch the sunrise over the bay, enjoying the peaceful sounds of nature, taking early morning walks in the sand, or relaxing in the evening overlooking the water. From the driveway, a spiral staircase takes you up to the entryway. As you open the coral-colored entry door, you are greeted with breathtaking views of the bay. Once inside, off of the entry and sitting area, there is a storage room to your right (great for storing outdoor recreational equipment, etc.) and a full bath to your left through the sliding barn door. As you enter the heart of the house, the kitchen is open to a small bar with seating, which is great for entertaining. This home boasts charming, original pine bead board throughout, painted wood floors, and has two comfy carpeted bedrooms. Other features include an instant tankless hot water heater, a washer/dryer, two Mitsubishi electric split system heat/AC units, ceiling fans, electric baseboard heaters and window air conditioners in the bedrooms. A propane heater in the main living area provides extra heat in the winter to supplement the splits. This property is situated in a convenient location with easy access to highways, shopping, restaurants and the best Dover has to offer. Come take a look and use your vision to make it your own. Please don’t miss out on this opportunity. Schedule your showing today! $250 annual fee, includes community water and streetlights.



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