Waterfront - Eco Friendly
31560 Rachel Avenue Lewes, DE
$ 898,888
Property Attributes
  • MLS#DESU176474
  • TypeContingent
  • CountySUSSEX
  • CityLewes
  • AreaIndian River Hundred
  • Zip19958
  • StyleCraftsman,Contemporary,Traditional
  • Year Built2008
  • Taxes2880
  • Price$ 898,888
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage4055
  • Lot Size0.46 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Jack Lingo - Lewes
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Welcome to 31560 Rachel Avenue, the showpiece for the amenity loaded community of Bay Front at Rehoboth. Nestled among the soaring loblolly pines this nature filled waterfront active community has so much to offer family and friends. The community amenities include a private beach with gazebo and kayak storage, clubhouse with fitness center/gym, a community swimming pool & bath house overlooking wetlands and the Rehoboth Bay, and numerous community activities & clubs with your new neighbors. This former Rosemark Builders model home is situated on a large .46-acre corner lot, with over 4000 square feet of living space it includes your own backyard oasis with in-ground swimming pool. There are 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a downstairs office or school room, 2 screened porches, a covered front porch, and a 3-car garage with wood flooring & granite top work bench! The fenced rear yard contains a wood burning firepit, Cambridge pavestone patio and a new custom in ground heated saltwater pool. The custom pool features an energy efficient variable speed pump, pool heater, multi-color LED pool lights, landscape lighting, double head outdoor shower, a safety cover for the wintertime, and new landscaping. Inside the home the gourmet kitchen boasts granite counter tops, maple cabinets with under-cabinet LED lighting, GE Profile stainless appliances, gas cooktop, ample cabinet/counter space, a large walk-in pantry, and breakfast bar. The kitchen is open to the impressive family room with gas fireplace, 70” Sharp HDTV, 7.1 Klipsch surround sound, solid 3/4" Brazilian teak hardwood floors, custom backlit tray ceiling, transom windows, recessed lighting, and ceiling fan. The formal dining room has custom backlit tray ceilings & home audio. Also, on the first floor are the office or school room, powder room, and a separate laundry room with cabinets and utility sink. The luxurious first floor master suite is well appointed with solid 3/4" oak hardwood flooring, walk-in closet, and custom backlit tray ceiling & home audio. The master bath includes a jacuzzi tub with separate tile shower, linen closet, and separate toilet. The second-floor features 4 additional bedrooms. The 5th bedroom hosts a wet bar with built in wine refrigerator, large walk-in closet, and would be well suited as recreation/den/game room. Among the upstairs bedrooms are 2 jack & jill bathrooms. This custom model home’s other features include; a new 2020 roof with transferrable warranty, multi-room Elan home audio system with independent touchscreen controls, walk-in closets in 4 of the 5 bedrooms, ceiling fans throughout, Nest Wi-Fi thermostats with 3-zone heat & air conditioning, Ring doorbell camera, home security system, oversized driveway, soaring 10' & 12' foot ceilings, upgraded interior woodwork/trim, exterior Hardie cement siding and trim, a conditioned crawl space with sump pump, multizone irrigation covering the entire yard/flower boxes/pots all fed by a private irrigation well. A large side yard enclosure to store your kayaks, paddleboards, or a golf cart as well as trash receptacles and pool equipment. There is a large walk-in attic above the garage accessed from the stairs in the garage, this space could easily be converted to a separate office, rec room, or safe room the possibilities are endless! Additionally, there are pull down steps to access the attic with dormer windows above the main house. NO flood insurance needed as this home is NOT in a flood zone. The homeowner's association fee includes common area maintenance, all community amenities and handles, property grass cutting, fertilization, trash, and neighborhood snow removal. Don’t miss this opportunity to own this custom one of a kind dream home!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Love Creek Elementary School Beacon Middle School Cape Henlopen High School
Price History
1/25/2021 Listed $898,888

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional
Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Built-In Range, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer - Gas, Microwave, Oven - Single, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer, Water Heater
Architectural Style Craftsman, Contemporary, Traditional
Association Amenities Beach, Boat Ramp, Club House, Common Grounds, Exercise Room, Fitness Center, Pool - Outdoor, Swimming Pool
Association Fee Includes Trash, Snow Removal, Road Maintenance, Reserve Funds, Pool(s), Management, Lawn Maintenance
Association Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count Main Level 2.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Frame, Aluminum Siding
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 25
Elementary School LOVE CREEK
Exterior Features BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Lawn Sprinkler, Outside Shower, Play Area, Private Beach
Garage Spaces 3.00
Garage Y/N Yes
HOA Fee 270.00
HOA Fee Frequency Monthly
Heating Forced Air
High School District CAPE HENLOPEN
Historic Y/N No
Interior Features Attic, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Moldings, Entry Level Bedroom, Floor Plan - Open, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Gourmet, Pantry, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
Legal Subdivision Bayfront At Rehoboth
Levels 2
Location Type Corner Lot/Unit
MLS Area Indian River Hundred (31008)
Middle/Junior High School BEACON
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Enclosed, Porch(es), Screened
Pool Features Fenced, Gunite, Heated, In Ground, Saltwater
Possession 0-30 Days CD
Price Per Sq Ft 221.67
Property Type Residential
Roof Architectural Shingle
Security Features Smoke Detector, Main Entrance Lock
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Private Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Sussex DE Quadrants Between Rt 1 & 113
Tax Annual Amount 2880.0
Tax Lot 73
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning AR-1

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 4055
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N No
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Features Gas/Propane
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Propane - Leased
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Propane
Living Area 4055
Main Level Bedrooms 1
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features Screens, Storm

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 3
Foundation Details Crawl Space
Garage Features Additional Storage Area, Garage - Side Entry, Garage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Oversized
Horse Y/N No
Lot Dimensions 129.00 x 131.00
Lot Features Corner, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Rear Yard
Lot Size Acres 0.46
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 20038.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N Yes - Personal
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 7
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Private
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19958

AVG $800K
AVG $1,251
AVG 64
Year Built
AVG 2003

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