36877 Peaceful Cove, Selbyville, DE 19975-3843 $1,395,000

Beds/Baths: 5/4.1
Interior Sq. Ft: 4,100
Acreage: 1.32
Age:15 years
MLS#: DESU2037762
Subdivision: Refuge At Dirickson Creek


Impressive waterfront home offering a level of privacy that is hard to match and expansive views of the bay from nearly every room. This property is located just a few miles to the beach in Fenwick Island. Situated on one of the largest waterfront parcels in the community, this property is more than 1 acre in size and has a private path to launch kayaks or SUP boards and the potential to add a private pool. The expansive waterfront deck was doubled in size in 2020 and metal railings were replaced with glass to fully appreciate 180 degrees of Dirickson’s Creek with no neighbor impeding the view. Step inside this gorgeous home and enjoy the wide-open great room and gourmet kitchen that was renovated in 2021 with new counter tops, backsplash and brand-new appliances including a gas range. This thoughtfully designed home features a first-floor bayfront primary bedroom suite and a spacious office or den. Upstairs offers 4 additional bedrooms and 3 tastefully finished bathrooms as well as an expansive deck with dramatic views from every corner. Outfitted with hurricane shutters on the top floor and new exterior lighting, no upgrade was spared during the initial construction of this special property and the owners have continued to meticulously maintain and update this property at a high level. Additional key features include irrigation, an over-sized two car garage with loft storage, new washer and dryer, wifi enabled thermostats, new solar shades in the first-floor common area plus surround sound in the living room and outdoor speakers. Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac with the ability to walk or bike to supermarkets, Freeman Stage and Bayside Golf course, the community offers many amenities including a swimming pool, fitness center, tennis courts, volleyball, basketball, pickleball and kayak storage. The community’s boat launch into Dirickson’s Creek will take you to the Assawoman Bay, C&D Canal and Atlantic Ocean.

Taxes: $2,225
Home Assoc: $1,505/Annually
Condo Assoc: No
Garage: Y
Basement: N
Pool: Yes - Community
School Dist: Indian River


Water Oriented: Yes; Water Front: Yes; Water Access: Yes; Water Body Type: Bay; Types of Use: Canoe/Kayak, Fishing Allowed; Navigable: Yes;

HOA: Yes; Amenities: Basketball Courts, Boat Ramp, Club House, Exercise Room, Pool - Outdoor, Tennis Courts, Tot Lots/Playground, Volleyball Courts, Water/Lake Privileges; Fee Includes: Common Area Maintenance, Management, Snow Removal;

Heat Pump(s), Propane - Leased, Central A/C, Electric, Hot Water - Propane, Private Water, Public Sewer

Attached Garage, Driveway, Garage - Side Entry, Inside Access, Attached Garage Spaces #: 2;

Combination Dining/Living, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Combination Kitchen/Living, Crown Moldings, Carpet Flooring, Ceramic Tile Flooring, Wood Flooring, Gas/Propane Fireplace, Accessibility - Level Entry - Main

Concrete Perimeter Foundation, Crawl Space Foundation, Frame Exterior, Stick Built Exterior, Deck(s), Porch(es), Screened Porch/Deck, Wrap Around Porch/Deck, Underground Lawn Sprinkler

Bayfront, Bay View, Panoramic View, Scenic Vista View, Water View, Paved Road

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Public Elementary (1 schools)

School District Grades Place Distance
Lord Baltimore Elementary School Indian River School District Preschool–5 Ocean View 4.33 mi

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This report is a detailed community overview for Selbyville (19975), Delaware.

Community Quick Facts

  • Average travel time to work for people in this community: 27
  • Average salary of people in this community: $50,796

Community Summary

  • Population Density (ppl / mile): 322
  • Household Size (ppl): 2.23
  • Households w/ Children: 30%

Housing Inventory

  • Owned: 3,243 (42.4%)
  • Rented: 933 (12.2%)
  • Vacant: 3,471 (45.4%)
  • Total: 7,647

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Total: 9,341
Households: 4,176
Median Age: 55.70

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.



Highest Level of Education Attained

  • Less than 9th Grade: 5.1%
  • Some High School: 7.0%
  • High School Graduate: 28.6%
  • Some College: 21.6%
  • Associate Degree: 9.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 17.5%
  • Graduate Degree: 10.9%

Income by dollar range

Median Income: $58,546

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • Studio: $1,207
  • Two Bedroom: $933
  • Three Bedroom: $1,321
  • Four Bedroom: $1,517

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Contact Information

Listing Courtesy of: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. , (302) 539-9040

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36877 Peaceful Cove, Selbyville, DE 19975-3843

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