1 Bed | 1 Bath | 900 Sqft
440 Bay Avenue, Milford, DE 19963
House For Sale
Breathtaking views on Bay Ave.! This charming cottage offers steps-away-from-beach-living and incredible marsh views! Simple living. Simple space. Delightful white picket fence edges front lawn and this adorable white siding, 1BR/1bath/1-level living home that calls for that easy right touch! Elevated entry is tucked along side wall, succession of windows stretches across front wall, and stone-stack rippling fountain is nestled amid stone bed along border of home. Door leads into kitchen that is light and airy with white cabinets accented with pewter hardware and white appliances. Kitchen is sizable and offers plenty of cabinets. Extra space is tucked between kitchen and adjacent FR and could easily serve as dining nook, whether it's decorated with more formal furnishings or directed to be more casual and comfortable. Oversized entrance grants access to soft neutral-color carpeted, knotty pine paneled FR with knotty pine ceiling, creating warm and inviting space. The room's quaint ambiance is amplified with floor-to-ceiling all-brick corner niche with slightly elevated hearth, where wood stove would look right at home! Imagine wonderful summer post-water times as well as toasty winter days spent nestled in this quiet, cozy room! Just beyond family-friendly gathering space is BR where carpeting and knotty pine paneling continues, offering constant theme. Windows keep both main room as well as BR naturally light. Generous alcove is ideal for bed, while nook below window is perfect for low-lying dresser or desk. Updated full bath. White tile with black tile border surrounds tub/shower and white tile is on floor. Both laundry room and bonus cedar closet round out main space. Glass sliders from FR lead out to carpeted sun porch with windows that features white wood paneling, creating light-infused room that is perfect for reading, napping and dining! Driveway sits adjacent to home and leads to bumped-back detached 2-car garage with plenty of space along with large workshop. Tucked in fenced-in backyard is brick paver patio and circular brick fire pit that begs one to enjoy an evening outdoors. The vast marshes and all their beauty sit beyond the home, while a block away is walkable Slaughter Beach with its sandy shores and coastline splendor. Large 2-car garage with room for boat storage is a huge plus! Appreciate kayaking with a friend, boating on the water, fishing at your leisure, paddle-boarding amid nature, swimming at the beach, and more. Then relax and enjoy stunning sunsets where the sky is painted brilliant orange with streaks of fire red until the sun seemingly drops into the water! This is life on beach time! Also, take advantage of the community amenities right down the street. Grab a partner and play a round of tennis. Plan a pick-up game of BB. Head down to the marina. Weekday playtime, weekend BBQs are a must! It's a home that is waiting for just right owner! Make it your own home in Milford!