• Price$865,000
  • Beds4
  • Baths3
  • SQ. Feet2,300
  • Acres0.56
  • Built1968


2 BLOCKS TO THE BEACH and walking distance to downtown Bethany Beach, restaurants & shops. This home is in an ideal location. Middlesex Beach is a private. lifeguarded beach for residents only making it a highly desirable community. This utterly charming oasis is located on a .57 acre corner lot with plenty of privacy and room for a pool if you so desire. The interior of this home provides plenty of yesteryear's charm and today's modern necessities. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, outdoor shower, high-end cabinetry, corian countertops and plenty of outdoor spaces. A renovated kitchen, master suite addition and 2 car garage with additional storage upstairs were added later to make this great home even better. A large family room w/gas fireplace and dining room make this the perfect place for entertaining throughout the four seasons. But it gets even better...step out of the kitchen & dining room onto a completely private screened porch OR step out of the family room onto a second screened porch. A downstairs and upstairs deck provide additional Fun spaces. The first floor master suite includes master bath, walk-in closet, 2nd closet and private office/den area when you need the downtime. Bedroom 2 and additional full bath are also on the first level. Bedrooms 3 & 4 and full bath are upstairs for family & friends. There is plenty of storage which can be challenging to find in a beach house. The furniture and the golf cart are included so just bring your suitcase. Jump on the golf cart and cruise to the Beach with private parking or zip down to your neighbors. You must see this home to understand just how truly perfect it is. This home is not in a flood zone and a new central air system was installed in 2017. Relax and hit the Beach. FOR A VIRTUAL TOUR, CLICK ON THE VIDEO CAMERA. IT IS THE NEXT BEST THING TO BEING THERE.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #DESU157232
  • Price$865,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Square Footage2,300
  • Acres0.56
  • Year Built1968
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family
  • StyleCoastal, Cottage
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesMaster Bath(s), Entry Lvl BR, Upgraded Countertops, CeilngFan(s), Stall Shower, Carpet, Pantry, Walk-in Closet(s), Recessed Lighting
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesGarage - Side Entry, Oversized, Garage Door Opener


  • ExteriorFrame
  • Exterior FeaturesOutside Shower, Porch(es), Balcony, Porch-screened
  • Lot DescriptionCorner Lot, Landscaping
  • RoofArchitectural Shingle
  • FoundationCrawl Space

Additional Information

  • Date ListedMarch 11th, 2020
  • Days on Market80
  • ZoningMR 724
  • HOA Fees2250.00
  • HOA Fees Freq.Annually

Community Information

  • Address26 Short Rd
  • AreaBaltimore Hundred (31001)
  • SubdivisionMIDDLESEX BEACH
  • CountySUSSEX-DE
  • StateDE
  • Zip Code19930


  • AppliancesBuilt-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Cooktop, Dryer, Extra Refrg/Frz, Oven-Wall, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater
  • HeatingForced Air
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesGas/Propane
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story

School Information

  • DistrictINDIAN RIVER

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeOcean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty

Price Change History for 26 Short Rd, BETHANY BEACH, DE (MLS® #DESU157232)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $884,900 to $865,000 $19,900 (2.25%)
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