23606 Thomas Paine Dr, MILLSBORO, DE


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About 23606 Thomas Paine Dr

Take another look - as this small, energy efficient home with one-level living is the one you've been seeking! Quick move-in available AND sellers will pay the buyer's club membership initiation fee *and* the HOA capitalization fee; a total value of $6,000! Enjoy living in this popular 55+ community with luxurious club membership amenities near everything you need---the bays, golf, restaurants, services and more! Watch the sun rise while you enjoy coffee on your covered front porch, and then watch it set from your gorgeous patio while enjoying your guests! Sensible space with first floor living in this Schell Brothers "Osprey" floor plan with a genuine great-room concept , where all the living spaces are open to one another with no walls between (primary room, dining area, and kitchen) and access to the patio - great for entertaining! The back yard patio has a beautiful stone paver design, built-in grill, half-wall surround with built-in ambience lighting AND additional sliding glass doors from the owner's suite - plus a view of the nearby pond! Well maintained and thoughtfully appointed with features including vaulted family room, vaulted dining area, both with lots of natural light coming in from the back of the home, hardwood floors, 1st floor laundry located near the garage. The kitchen offers all LG brand stainless steel appliances including a 5-burner gas stove, French door inverter linear refrigerator, beautiful subway tile backsplash, under-cabinet hard-wired lighting, center island with sink, dishwasher and breakfast bar built in, granite countertops, pantry, ample cabinetry and counter space! The owner's suite with private access to the patio, tray ceiling with ceiling fan, walk-in closet, tile/glass step-in shower, double bowl vanity with transom window above. There are 2 additional bedrooms (1 is what the builder refers to as a 'flex' room) and a 2nd full bath at the front of the home. The 20 x 23 garage offers a crafting/work bench (bar?), service side door plus epoxy-coated floor! AND there is a *large double-door storage closet* in the garage! Located in the 55+ club membership community of "Independence", with its award-winning clubhouse amenities including indoor/outdoor lap and aerobic pools, massage rooms, billiards, theatre, and SO much more! Convenient to bays, beaches, golf and stores! Stores/services-3 miles, Baywood Greens public golf course - 4 miles, Freedom Boat Club - 6 miles, Rehoboth Beach - 11, Lewes/Cape Henlopen State Park - 12. **Energy efficient home with a geothermal system for primary heating and cooling, solar panels (owned) which are set up for NET metering plus a private well on the property for irrigation needs without increasing your public water bill. The current owner's solar and geothermal utility costs are significantly less than other homes in Indy with annual out-of-pocket costs for propane around $600, around $1,200 for electricity, and another $500 for routine maintenance service. Also: whole-house water filtration system, tankless water heater.) Fees explained: quarterly HOA dues of $688 + quarterly CLUB dues of $555 = COMBINED TOTAL OF $1243/QUARTER (....or....$414/month). Separate one-time, nonrefundable Independence Club INITIATION fee= $5,000 (seller will pay this). Property management collects a one-time 'transfer/processing fee' of $175.00 from buyer.

Features of 23606 Thomas Paine Dr

MLS® # DESU2040308
Price $480,000
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2.00
Full Baths 2
Square Footage 1,674
Acres 0.26
Year Built 2014
Type Single Family
Sub-Type Detached
Style Rancher, Bungalow, Coastal, Cottage
Status Active

Community Information

Address 23606 Thomas Paine Dr
Area Indian River Hundred (31008)
State DE
Zip Code 19966


Amenities Wood Floors
Utilities Under Ground, (C) Other
Parking Asphalt Driveway
# of Garages 2
Garages Garage - Front Entry, Additional Storage Area, Other
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool Yes
New Construction No


Interior Features Floor Plan-Open
Appliances Oven/Range-Gas, Refrigerator, Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Heating Heat Pump(s)
Cooling Heat Pump(s), Central A/C, Geothermal
Has Basement No
Fireplace No
# of Stories 1
Stories 1 Story


Exterior Frame, Vinyl Siding
Exterior Features BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Udrgrd Lwn Sprnklr, Patio
Lot Description Corner Lot
Windows Vinyl Clad
Roof Asphalt
Foundation Crawl Space

School Information


Additional Information

Date Listed May 20th, 2023
Days on Market 402
Zoning AR-1
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

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