Spectacular waterfront home with incredible views of the Indian River Bay and the Atlantic Ocean! Offering direct beach access and ideal for boating and water enthusiasts, this home includes a deeded boat slip and two jet ski slips located steps away in the community marina. Nationally recognized for its design and meticulously maintained by the original owners, this custom-built residence offers a thoughtfully constructed open inverted floor plan capturing amazing views from all three levels. Located in the private, gated community of The Cove in North Bethany, the home offers over 5,000 square feet of interior space and 3,024 square feet of outdoor decks and living space, perfect for catching glorious sunsets, scenic vistas, and ideal for entertaining. The airy, sun-filled interior boasts detailed craftsmanship, from the beautiful wide plank hardwood floors throughout, 10-foot+ ceilings, crown molding, custom built-in cabinetry, and three gas fireplaces. The upgraded kitchen is complete with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, custom cabinets, trash compactor, instant hot water, and a large pantry. The formal dining room is perfect for large gatherings and the adjacent oversized decks offer plenty of room for dining al fresco and relaxing outdoors. Each of the six bedrooms features water views and spacious closets. The third-floor owner's bedroom suite offers two walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings, and a luxurious bath with a jacuzzi bathtub and double vanity. A rear private deck off the master bedroom boasts a large hot tub. The first level features an additional family room and three spacious bedrooms. The lower level floor offers expansive storage space, parking, outdoor shower, and room for beach equipment such as kayaks and paddleboards. Energy-efficient design and low utility costs utilizing geothermal heating and air conditioning (3 separate units and zones) and additional spray foam insulation on the inside of the exterior walls. The property boasts many additional upgrades including, central vacuum, two separate laundry rooms, flood protection system, irrigation system, security system, and the list goes on! Smart house components including remote assessability, hardwiring throughout, automatic lighting, air, and heating. Low-maintenance upgrades include composite decking and a recently updated roof. Residents of The Cove can enjoy the community amenities including tennis, pool and pool house, basketball court, community marina the convenience of downtown Bethany with its stylish shops, gourmet restaurants, healthy outdoor activities, and live entertainment. Private beach access available on the ocean side. The private location of this residence offers unparalleled wildlife watching, with osprey nests, willets, ducks, geese and eagles; however, it is easy to enjoy exploring nearby Fenwick Island, Dewey & Rehoboth Beach, and Lewes just minutes away!
Listing courtesy of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty.