30029 Surfside, North Bethany, De 19930 | $4,375,000

I like it!

Email me 30029 Surfside, North Bethany, De

*



* Required Fields

  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
  • Image Loading. Refresh your browser.
View Map
If this text does not disappear quickly, then your browser does not support Google Maps

Property Details

North Bethany living at it's best..........a spectacular 2 story ocean front home with an award winning design that will take your breath away! Large windows offer fantastic views from every room. 4 Bedrooms, large den & 4 baths, hardwood floors, hi
  • MLS Number: 708255
  • Status: Active
  • Price: $4,375,000
  • Property Type:
  • Area: Fenwick/Bethany East Of Canal
  • Community: Gulls Nest
  • School District: Indian River
  • Square Footage: 3,564
  • Year Built: 1994
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • New Construction: No
  • County Taxes: $2,750
  • City Taxes: $1,500
  • Association Fee: $2,415
  • Waterfront: Ocean
  • Water View: Ocean
  • Furnished: Yes
  • Lot Dimensions: 75 x 214
  • Lot Square Feet: 13,068
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.30
  • Water: Public Central Water
  • Sewer: Public Central Sewer
  • Community Amenities: Beach, Gated Community

Interior Features

  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Heating: Heat Pump(s), Multi Zone
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Flooring: Carpet, Hardwood
  • Appliances: Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer-Electric, Exhaust Fan, Microwave, Oven/Range Electric, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater Electric
  • Interior Features: Fireplace-Wood

Exterior Features

  • Style: A Frame
  • Construction Type: Stick/Frame
  • Exterior Type: Wood
  • Roofing: Wood/Cedar Shingle
  • Foundation: Pilings
  • Garage: Attached
  • Parking: Driveway/Off Street, Garage
  • Porch/Deck/Patio: Deck - Rear

Listing Courtesy of BETHANY AREA REALTY LLC

Delaware Packing and Moving: This, Too, Shall Pass

 When you first contemplate packing and moving to or from Delaware, it’s advisable to take a deep breath first, then close your eyes and mentally recall the best, most positive moments from past moves.

Okay, if there aren’t any of those, try thinking of some bracing truism like “This, too, shall pass” or “The night is darkest just before the dawn.” Realistically, the packing and moving will be over before you know it. Those visions of jackknifed moving vans and your good china strewn across the Interstate…they’re NOT going to happen!

Not only that, but you can do some painless preparation for the move, whether or not you decide to go with one of Delaware’s professional movers. Here are some reminder do’s and don’ts. Let’s take the don’ts first:

DON’T:

  • Don’t procrastinate if there is any possibility that you will be using professional movers. The best movers can be booked up months in advance, especially if you think you’ll be moving near the end of the month. Get on-site written estimates, of course.
  • Don’t water plants for a couple of days before the move.
  • Don’t buy just one black marker. You WILL set it down somewhere and lose it as soon as the packing gets ferocious (which is when you most need to mark the cartons with where they’re going).

…and my favorite:

  • Don’t move boxes you haven’t opened since your last move!

DO:

  • Take out the measuring tape and determine the dimensions of the destination areas meant to house your furniture. You can avoid going to the trouble and expense of moving furniture that’s too large to fit…(think of it as garage sale fodder).
  • Start collecting cardboard boxes early. All sizes come in handy. There can’t be too many of the small boxes for fragile items: well bubble-wrapped, they’ll fit inside the larger ones.
  • Leave folded clothing inside dresser drawers. You can move the drawers separately if they make the whole thing too heavy (professionals will just pick up the whole thing).
  • Take your time when it comes to unpacking. This can actually be quite fun to do: to arrange things exactly as you want them to be in your new place! Remember these moments, so the next time, you’ll be able to close your eyes and mentally recall the best, most positive, etc. 

Some people do put off hunting for a new Delaware home because of the dreaded packing and moving that goes along with a change of digs. But if your family’s lifestyle has outgrown your current residence, most of the trauma of moving can be avoided by a little pre-move organization. I help with more than just buying and selling: my Delaware real estate clients are able to count on my assistance in all aspects of the process, every step of the way! Call/Text me Russell Stucki at (302) 228-7871, email me at russellstucki@remax.net, visit more listings at www.beachrealestatemarket.com

Sussex County Mortgage Rates on the Rise? Bellwether Signals Clu

If you’ve ever had the kind of neighbor who is apt to borrow something (like your hedge trimmer), only to later complain about how it performed, you know how much patience it takes to hold your tongue. The Mortgage Bankers Association would be justified if they felt that way about me: I read their website, and sometimes quote it in posts about current Sussex County mortgage rates—but it sure makes for dull reading!
Anyway, with apologies to their (undoubtedly hard-working) writing staff, last week’s blog about national mortgage rates was as numbers-heavy as usual, yet still held a contradiction…but one that actually makes perfect sense. It also flags what could be seen as a bellwether that Sussex County home buyers and sellers would be hard-pressed to ignore.
The apparent contradiction was that mortgage rates were on the increase: national mortgage rates for 30-year fixed loans rose to 4.17%, which is the highest they’ve been since November. This is for conforming loans; the jumbos (greater than $417,000) went north as well, up to 4.15%.
As everyone knows, low mortgage interest rates are terrific for our Sussex County residential home sales. The low monthly payments that they create make homeownership more affordable for a greater number of buyers. So when rates increase and monthly payments go up, it should create a drag on the market. The apparent contradiction in the MBA release was that the increase in rates was accompanied by an increase in mortgage applications. And it was a big one: up 8.4% from the week before.
Most commentators were united about the phenomenon, and it’s hard to disagree. In addition to the natural surge that comes with the season (spring and summer are always expected to be quite active), consumers are seeing the uptick in mortgage rates and suspecting that rates will head higher. That’s nudging them to action, causing them to jump in now, while rates are still attractive—especially compared with historical averages.
CNBC’s Diana Olick agreed that such sharp increases actually help the home-buying market. She quotes one lender’s take about the buyers: “They understand that ‘wait a minute, rates are at an all-time low, let’s react now, let’s react before they go higher.’”
It’s far from a certainty that rates will continue to take off. Lots of us remember last year, when almost all the experts predicted a rise, yet mortgage interest rates headed in the opposite direction…and stayed there! But you can hardly blame area buyers if they go with the national trend and decide that locking in today’s rates is a prudent move: it’s a bird in the hand.
If you have been thinking along the same lines, I hope you will give me a Call/Text me Russell Stucki at (302) 228-7871, email me at russellstucki@remax.net, visit more listings at www.beachrealestatemarket.com.