MLS® ID: DESU141336
103 N CAROLINA AVENUE
MILTON, Delaware, 19968 $250,000
Cottage charm on N. Carolina Ave.! Merely steps away from sequestered pocket of the Delaware Bay and walkable to general store, this adorable 1BR/1bath, lots-of-main-space ranch touts open floor plan and off-the-charts architectural interest. Take in vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, skylights, open pass-through and use of natural wood throughout, all paint a portrait of earthy and easy beach living. Stone driveway with ample parking fronts this pigeon-gray wood shingled home with pitched roofline, porthole window and covered front porch edged with pillars, while landscaped beds punctuated with thriving flowers and ornamental trees provide bursts of color and all-season greenery. Entry provides instant invitation to unwind with its tumble marble ceramic tile floor and gorgeous stone floor-to-ceiling FP straight ahead. Step up to hardwood floors and great room before FP where vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and ceiling fan are added accents. To left is ~L~-shaped Corian countertop bar where 5 bar stools wrap and 3 pendant lights illuminate area. Maple cabinets, complete with DW and tumble marble backsplash with stunning ceramic glass decorative square inset, provide backdrop for tile splash and bowl sink. Pull up a stool, sit and soak up the beach vibe. Beyond bar area is DR where hardwood floors continue and 3 windows with natural wood trim span front wall. Just-right all-around ambiance with its corner cabinet, bamboo-leaf ceiling fan and built-in desk area with 2 stools tucked under. From DR to kitchen hardwoods transition back to tumble marble ceramic tile floor and gallery bar opens up to spacious trendy kitchen. This kitchen pays homage to cottage atmosphere with vaulted ceiling and skylight, both aptly highlight tumble marble backsplash with design behind range and sleek SS/black appliances, including double oven and DW, and upscale stove exhaust. Room above cabinets invites coastal d~cor of ships, nautical wheels and lighthouses! Linked spaces offer easy mingling with this kitchen and adjacent sunroom/retreat room/overnight guest nook. Step up to sun-infused space with countertop that accommodates 6-plus bar stools accentuated by 3 pendant lights above and plenty of space for dining table or conversation area. Natural wood glass sliders grant access to roomy deck, built to entertain, just add friends! This house begs for lazy breakfasts and laid-back BBQs! Beyond deck is double-door shed, perfect for stashing beach chairs, umbrellas and carts. From front entry, hall leads past all-wood walk-in storage closet enhanced with black wrought-iron hinges, and back to spacious carpeted BR drenched in sunshine yellow paint with white beadboard below. Dual-entrance bath touts skylight and light cherry vanity with modern-edged basin and is paired with wide wood-plank driftwood-style vaulted ceiling and rustic built-in cabinet with window above. Pocket door leads to LR/FR with its hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling and bay window on front wall. Open pass-through to foyer adds dimension. LR/FR is open to foyer, bar and DR, offering interconnected and easy-flow rooms. Nearby to Rehoboth and Lewes with shops, restaurants, entertainment, and more! Big benefits in this small town! Beautiful living in Broadkill Beach!