• Price$530,000
  • Beds4
  • Baths3
  • SQ. Feet2,800
  • Acres0.23
  • Built2013

38690 Oyster Catcher Dr, OCEAN VIEW

Come live in the National Association of Home Builders' 2018 Platinum Award-Winning BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING Bay Forest Club! Beautiful, 4 BD, 3 BA, meticulously-maintained NV Homes EnergyStar Seaport Model, loaded with upgrades is sited on a lot that backs to woods. Front elevation's partial stone upgrade is enhanced by hard-scape gardens. Gleaming wood floors downstairs. Lovely window treatments thru-out. Dining Room to the right of Foyer has crown molding. Two Guest Bedrooms & Full Bath to the left. Foyer Crown Molding continues into the Great Room with elegant gas fireplace with granite hearth and surround and a wooden mantel with a wall screen TV hung above it. The Great Room flows nicely into the Kitchen, Morning Room, large Screened Porch with EZ-Breeze windows (and two of the home's 5 ceiling fans) and accompanying broad deck with a gas BBQ grill that will convey. (Just inside the woods, Sellers have crafted a small vegetable garden for fresh produce in-season!) The Kitchen sports upgraded stainless steel appliances, cabinetry (including extra cabinetry) & granite counters, a beautiful tile backsplash & breakfast bar. An Advantium Microwave/Convection Oven is one of 2 wall ovens. The huge first floor Master Bedroom includes a bump-out sitting area, Master Bath with frameless shower, two walk-in closets, tray ceiling, a chandelier, another wall-mounted, flat screen TV and more. Upstairs is a 4th Bedroom with walk-in closet, 3rd Bath and huge Bonus Room. The Bonus Room provides access to storage areas in the eaves on both sides. The 2-car Garage, painted and upgraded with storage/organizing systems, also includes a second refrigerator that will convey. Depending on the strength of an offer, the contents of the 3 Bedrooms, Bonus Room (except for the ottoman) and Porch table and chairs could convey (other furnishings may be negotiable). Conditioned Crawlspace. Irrigation System served by its own well (for irrigation water only). The front gutters drain away through "pop-ups" in the front lawn. The HOA maintains lawn (mowing, fertilization). New Owner Capital Contribution: $1,000. $495 annual charge for water and sewer infrastructure (approximately 23 years remaining). THE BIG NEWS: The National Association of Home Builders named Natelli Communities Platinum Award Winner for "Best in American Living" as Bay Forest Club's developer at Las Vegas' International Builders' Show on 2/20/19. The NAHB's premier residential & design award spotlights the most creative & talented industry professionals for redefining design excellence in homes & communities worldwide. Judges concluded that Natelli Communities "maximized water and green spaces and created a nice sense of micro-communities inside the natural habitat. [Bay Forest Club] has a lovely pool and resort-like amenities and the outside of the (Recreation) Barn is spectacular." So come enjoy our clubhouse with its lounge, grille, exercise facility, Women's & Men's lockers opening to 3 pools (Lazy River!). And our 4 tennis courts & pavilion, outdoor basketball nets, children's play areas, putting green, bocce lawns, horseshoe pits & fire pit. And our beautiful new 'Barn' which accommodates a basketball court, three pickle ball courts or 450 guests for NYE! The Barn opens to a Great Lawn, two new pools & a new exercise facility, a dance/yoga studio (resilient floors) & beautiful gathering spaces. Kayak Launch w/ kayak storage & expansive Indian River Bay & Bay Bridge views. Summer Beach Shuttle. The new Shearwater Drive Bridge crosses directly over Collins Creek to the new Barn, Pools & Clubhouse/Gym, accommodating cars, bikes & pedestrians (and a great place to admire our Collins Creek Salt Marsh and to scan the horizon for herons, egrets and bald eagles). 15+ Miles sidewalks. 5 Miles Bethany Beach. Complimentary 2-YEAR-HOME-WARRANTY ($1,096 VALUE!). PRICED 2 SELL! So if you want to live in a Platinum Award-Winning "Best in American Living" community, join us in Bay Forest Club!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #DESU138748
  • Price$530,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Square Footage2,800
  • Acres0.23
  • Year Built2013
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family
  • StyleCoastal, Contemporary
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesAttic, CeilngFan(s), Crown Molding, Entry Lvl BR, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Air Filter System, Stain/Lead Glass, Carpet, Walk-in Closet(s), Built-Ins, Chair Railing
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesGarage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener, Built In, Additional Storage Area, Other
  • Has PoolYes


  • ExteriorBrick and Siding
  • Exterior FeaturesLawn Sprinkler, Sidewalks, Porch(es), Udrgrd Lwn Sprnklr, Extensive Hardscape, Bump-outs, Street Lights, BBQ Grill, Play Area, Deck(s), Porch-screened
  • WindowsDouble Pane, Screens, ENERGY STAR Qualified, Energy Efficient, Vinyl Clad, Wood Frame
  • RoofArchitectural Shingle, Asphalt
  • FoundationCrawl Space

Additional Information

  • Date ListedApril 20th, 2019
  • Days on Market284
  • ZoningL
  • HOA Fees272.00
  • HOA Fees Freq.Monthly

Community Information

  • Address38690 Oyster Catcher Dr
  • AreaBaltimore Hundred (31001)
  • SubdivisionBAY FOREST CLUB
  • CountySUSSEX-DE
  • StateDE
  • Zip Code19970


  • Interior FeaturesFloor Plan-Open
  • AppliancesBuilt-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer - Electric, Energy Star Appliances, ENERGY STAR Dishwasher, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Exhaust Fan, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, Oven-Wall, Oven/Range-Electric, Range hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Extra Refrg/Frz, Washer-front loading, Dryer-front loading, SurfaceUnit, ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
  • HeatingForced Air
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces1
  • FireplacesGas/Propane, Mantel(s), Stone, Fireplace - Glass Doors
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story

School Information

  • DistrictINDIAN RIVER

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeLong & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Price Change History for 38690 Oyster Catcher Dr, OCEAN VIEW, DE (MLS® #DESU138748)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $539,000 to $530,000 $9,000 (1.67%)
Price Reduced from $550,000 to $539,000 $11,000 (2.00%)
Price Reduced from $560,000 to $550,000 $10,000 (1.79%)
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