• Price$565,000
  • Beds4
  • Baths3
  • SQ. Feet3,000
  • Acres0.58
  • Built2013

38644 Oyster Catcher Dr, OCEAN VIEW

This 4 BD/3BA NV Homes EnergyStar Seaport with a beautiful front porch and a side entry garage is loaded with upgrades on one of Bay Forest's largest (0.58 acre) lots. Its views of broad lawns, gardens & woods give a sense of privacy. Gleaming wood floors in the Foyer continue into Great Room, Kitchen & hallway. The Foyer, with crown molding, opens through French doors onto a Sitting Room at left (also with crown molding). On the right: 2 guest Bedrooms share a full Bath. The extended Great Room has a gas fireplace, beautiful stone hearth & mantle. The Great Room, sporting one of the home's 9 ceiling fans, flows into an extended Kitchen with upgraded cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counters & backsplash and two pantries. Extended Breakfast Room: bright & cheery with loads of sun & Plantation Shutters. The Great Room opens onto an extraordinary 18' square 4 Season Room with a wood ceiling, fully glass enclosed with screens (& fully insulated subfloor & ceiling), Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring that is both exquisite & incredibly resilient, 2 more ceiling fans & an independent, mini-HVAC system. From there, step out onto a huge 26' by 29' Pennsylvania Bluestone patio, an exceptional entertainment space large enough for a 65-person wedding celebration with a tent in the yard! The patio includes a 3-post Corner Pergola, outdoor cabinet with granite countertop and bar sink. This incredible 'shelter-in-place' Outdoor Living Space views beautiful lawns, gardens & woods, with a 30' Pennsylvania Bluestone walk to the driveway & an outdoor shower. A built-in Shed for patio gear is tucked between two Master Bedroom windows. The Master Bedroom includes two walk-in closets, upgraded Master Bath with a beautiful custom vanity & stall shower. Upstairs, you'll finds a 4th BD, full Bath & a huge Bonus Room for visiting family & guests. There are beautiful window treatments throughout the house which also has been custom painted. Cable TV connections have been installed in nearly every room. Surround Sound speakers have been installed in the Great Room and speakers also were installed in the 4 Season Room. Master Bedroom & upstairs carpets all were upgraded. The Sellers added lots of extra landscaping around the home which has an irrigation system and dedicated well. Don't Forget: Bay Forest was named Platinum Award Winning #1 Best in American Living Community by the National Association of Homebuilders in 2019. Bay Forest's amenities, all but unmatched in Sussex County at this price point, include: a clubhouse with lounge filled with tables, chairs, a fireplace & cable TV, a grille, a game room, Women's & Men's lockers opening onto 3 pools (including a lazy river). You'll also find 4 tennis courts & a tennis pavilion, outdoor basketball nets in the parking area, two children's play areas, a putting green, bocce lawns, horseshoe pits, a volleyball space & a fire pit. Don't forget Bay Forest's new Recreation 'Barn,' designed to accommodate a basketball court or 3 pickle ball courts or 450 Bay Forest homeowners & guests for New Year's Eve & similar celebrations. The Rec Barn opens onto a Great Lawn, two new pools with expansive decks for guests, a grille/snack bar & an exercise facility that includes a dance/yoga studio with resilient flooring. Our Kayak Launch enjoys beautiful views of the Indian River Bay & Indian River Bridge & plenty of kayak storage space (for rent). There's a Summer Season Beach Shuttle (5 days/week). Our Shearwater Drive Bridge (crossing Collins Creek to our new Barn, Pools & Exercise Facility) unites Bay Forest's two sections while offering extraordinary views of the salt marsh it crosses & Indian River Bay beyond. There are 15+ miles of sidewalks. 5 Miles to Bethany Beach. Don't forget the 2 YEAR HOME WARRANTY FOR ADDED PEACE OF MIND: A $1,000 VALUE! There's no place like Bay Forest... When you own here, you'll see why!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #DESU160776
  • Price$565,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Square Footage3,000
  • Acres0.58
  • Year Built2013
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family
  • StyleCoastal, Contemporary
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesAttic, CeilngFan(s), Carpet, Crown Molding, Entry Lvl BR, Master Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors
  • UtilitiesCable TV Available, Electric Available, Phone Available, Sewer Available, Water Available, Phone Not Available, Under Ground
  • ParkingConcrete Driveway
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesGarage Door Opener, Garage - Side Entry
  • ViewTrees/Woods
  • Has PoolYes


  • ExteriorVinyl Siding
  • Exterior FeaturesExtensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Lawn Sprinkler, Outbuilding Apartment, Secure Storage, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Patio, Porch(es), Udrgrd Lwn Sprnklr, Outside Shower
  • Lot DescriptionBacks to Trees, Cleared, Cul-de-sac, Front Yard, Landscaping, Rear Yard, SideYard(s), Lot Premium
  • WindowsDouble Pane, Double Hung, Energy Efficient, Screens, Sliding, Low-E, Vinyl Clad
  • RoofArchitectural Shingle, Asphalt
  • FoundationCrawl Space

Additional Information

  • Date ListedMay 12th, 2020
  • Days on Market20
  • ZoningMR-RPC
  • HOA Fees277.00
  • HOA Fees Freq.Monthly

Community Information

  • Address38644 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, Dryer-front loading, Energy Star Appliances, ENERGY STAR Refrigerator, Exhaust Fan, Oven-Self Cleaning, Oven-Single, Oven-Wall, Oven/Range-Electric, Range hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer
  • HeatingForced Air, Zoned, Central, Energy Star Heating System, Programmable Thermostat
  • CoolingCentral A/C, Ceiling Fan(s), Programmable Thermostat, Zoned, Dehumidifier, Energy Star Cooling System
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementSump Pump
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces1
  • FireplacesFireplace - Glass Doors, Gas/Propane, Stone
  • # of Stories2
  • Stories2 Story

School Information

  • DistrictINDIAN RIVER

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeLong & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
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