• Price$525,000
  • Beds3
  • Baths2
  • SQ. Feet2,700
  • Built2010

31028 Waterthrush Ln, OCEAN VIEW

Come live in the National Association of Home Builders' 2018 Platinum Award-Winning BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING Bay Forest! This 3 BD, 2 BA + Bonus Room, NV Homes Seaport, loaded with upgrades, could be your 2019 dream house! The Sun Room window wall looks onto a custom-designed bluestone patio (w/ BBQ grill), beautiful composite deck & Sundance hot tub (seats 4 ~ 6) in a quiet, private backyard featuring mature trees, shrubs and lavish gardens. Motion activated spotlights at the back door illuminate the rear deck & patio. The lawn irrigation system includes dedicated well. From the paver driveway, a paver walk leads to an outdoor shower & trash enclosure and on to deck & patio. Inside, the Sun Room sports a vaulted wood ceiling, tile floor & hurricane shutter to protect the large, center Palladian window looking out onto the yard (& baseboard heat for 4 season comfort). Great Room features stone fireplace, wooden mantel & tile floors, flowing into Breakfast Room & a Kitchen that has been updated with a new dishwasher, new range top (vented), stainless steel appliances, granite counters, tiled backsplash, Breakfast Bar & pantry closets. SONUS Sound System includes speakers above Breakfast Bar & below the outside deck. All 3 Bedrooms & first floor office feature gleaming wood floors. The Master Bedroom includes four windows, a large walk-in closet & Master Bath w/ separate water closet, newly remodeled frameless glass shower doors (tiled shower), bathtub & double vanity. Plus extra hallway storage room. Laundry Room delivers new washer/dryer, wall cabinets & laminate shelving. Upstairs is a Huge, Carpeted Bonus Room over the garage, extra attic storage (some floored), an attic fan for temperature control & Honeywell whole house alarm system. Plus 2 Zone HVAC, a whole house water filter, a whole house dehumidifier & a Rinnai tankless water heater. All shutters & wood blinds and some draperies will convey. There is a large utility wet tub in the garage and a Conditioned Crawl Space with a sump pump and back-up down below. The HOA maintains the lawn (mowing, fertilization). BREAKING NEWS: on 2/20/19, The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named Natelli Communities winner of its Platinum Award for "Best in American Living" as Bay Forest Club's developer at Las Vegas' International Builders' Show. The NAHB's premier residential & design award spotlights the most creative & talented industry professionals for redefining design excellence in homes & communities in the US & worldwide. Judges concluded that Bay Forest "maximized water and green spaces and created a nice sense of micro-communities inside the natural habitat~ and that its ~lovely pool and resort-like amenities and the outside of the (Recreation) Barn is spectacular." So if you want to enjoy a Platinum Award-Winning "Best in American Living" community, join us in Bay Forest Club with 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. New Shearwater Drive Bridge crosses directly over Collins Creek to our new Recreation Barn, Pools & Clubhouse/Gym, accommodating cars, bikes & pedestrians (and a great place to admire our Salt Marsh). 15+ Miles sidewalks. 5 Miles Bethany Beach. Note: Irregular Lot acreage not measured/reported in Sussex County Records. Complimentary 2-YEAR-HOME-WARRANTY ($1,000 VALUE!). PRICED 2 SELL!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #DESU143932
  • Price$525,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Square Footage2,700
  • Acres0.00
  • Year Built2010
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family
  • StyleCoastal, Contemporary
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesAttic, Attic/House Fan, Carpet, CeilngFan(s), Chair Railing, Crown Molding, Entry Lvl BR, Master Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Stain/Lead Glass, Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors
  • UtilitiesCable TV Available, Electric Available, Phone Available, Sewer Available, Under Ground, Water Available
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesBuilt In, Garage - Front Entry, Garage Door Opener
  • ViewGarden/Lawn, Trees/Woods
  • Has PoolYes


  • ExteriorFrame, Stone, Vinyl Siding
  • Exterior FeaturesBBQ Grill, Exterior Lighting, Extensive Hardscape, Hot Tub, Lawn Sprinkler, Outside Shower, Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls, Street Lights, Udrgrd Lwn Sprnklr, Deck(s), Patio, Porch-wraparound
  • Lot DescriptionBacks to Trees, Cul-de-sac, Front Yard, Irregular Lot, Landscaping, Level, No thru street, Open, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Road Frontage, Trees/Wooded
  • WindowsDouble Pane, ENERGY STAR Qualified, Insulated, Low-E, Screens, Vinyl Clad
  • RoofArchitectural Shingle, Asphalt
  • FoundationCrawl Space, Concrete Perimeter

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJuly 10th, 2019
  • Days on Market134
  • ZoningL
  • HOA Fees3264.00
  • HOA Fees Freq.Annually

Community Information

  • Address31028 Waterthrush Ln
  • AreaBaltimore Hundred (31001)
  • SubdivisionBAY FOREST CLUB
  • CountySUSSEX-DE
  • StateDE
  • Zip Code19970


  • Interior FeaturesFloor Plan-Open
  • AppliancesAir Cleaner, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer - Electric, Dryer-front loading, ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer, ENERGY STAR Dishwasher, ENERGY STAR Freezer, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Exhaust Fan, Oven-Double, Oven-Self Cleaning, Oven-Wall, Oven/Range-Electric, Range hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, SurfaceUnit, Washer-front loading, Water Heater - High-Efficiency, Water Heater - Tankless
  • HeatingBaseboard - Electric, Central, Energy Star Heating System, Forced Air, Heat Pump - Gas BackUp, Programmable Thermostat, Other
  • CoolingCentral A/C, Attic Fan, Ceiling Fan(s), Energy Star Cooling System, Programmable Thermostat, Whole House Fan, Zoned
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces1
  • FireplacesFireplace - Glass Doors, Gas/Propane, Mantel(s)
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story

School Information

  • DistrictINDIAN RIVER

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeLong & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
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