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524 Ruyter Drive
Riverview Estates
Frederica, DE 19946
Full Baths
Partial Baths
Interior Sq Ft
Central A/C
Taxes (2020)
Additional Details Below


Adorable cottage on Ruyter Dr. in Riverview Estates! This butter cream siding/dark grey shutters/3 BRs/2 bath/1-level living home features front accent wall of stunning stone and Palladian window and striking concrete-stamped sidewalk that wraps around home to pockets of patio. Beautiful stone frontage and stone around foundation. 6-ft privacy fence. Nestled amid scenic countryside of Frederica, this cottage perfectly capitalized on its natural surroundings and further enhanced property with fabulous landscaping that includes crepe myrtles, a fig bushes, magnolia tree and more. The simple blend of tall trees and robust plantings creates back-to-nature surround! Oversized 2-car garage with 2 service doors! Covered front porch begs one to sip morning coffee and enjoy the promise of peacefulness. Main living space easily and seamlessly blends one room into next, offering floorplan that is approachable and open. Kitchen features lovely oak cabinets with glass front upper cabinet that is perfect for brightly colored dishes or favorite pasta bowl, and self-closing drawers are a great perk. There’s also plenty of room above cabinets to offer splashes of color and touch of personality! Polished SS appliances bring modern edge to room, while 6 recessed lights easily provide extra light for meal prep and dining. Delightful breakfast bar comfortably accommodates 3-4 bar chairs and makes for great casual dining and snacking spot. Breakfast bar also effectively ties kitchen to adjoining hardwood-floored DR allowing conversations and comfort to continue. Dining area is made even brighter and larger thanks to walk-in bay window and beginnings of cathedral ceiling. View to lush outdoors is a bonus and whether it’s a weekday family meal or weekend friend’s gathering, space and views are wonderful! Beyond is adjacent FR where cathedral ceiling and hardwoods continue, and addition of Casablanca ceiling fan and Palladian window is fabulous. Two more windows flank FP with polished marble surround, offering feeling of being wrapped in cocoon of greenery from outside! Just imagine enjoying all the seasons from any vantage point in this room, from brilliant foliage of fall to falling snow in winter to budding blooms in spring to thriving greenery and color in summer. This space is quite large and plenty of room for furniture. Plus, with the flip of a switch turn on the roaring FP! Two secondary BRs both have hardwood floors, ceiling fans and window, while hall bath is nearby. Master BR is spacious and light filled with huge walk-in closet! Huge walk-in closet offers easy organization of clothes, accessories and more! Enjoy French doors that lead down to patio where there are steppingstones, robust shrubs and blooming flowers. Two-part primary private bath is luxury personified! Skylight offers bonus natural light and accentuates beautiful, jetted tub with surrounding marble tile, while dual-sink vanity offers great toiletries storage. Level vibrant backyard is wide, deep and fenced-in with 3 access gates. Array of tall trees provides sun-dappled lawn and is mixed with pops of colorful flowers, ornate bird feeders, musical wind chimes and budding pots. It’s an outside oasis with all-around appeal! Enjoy a glorious setting for lemonade and laid-back days. From shaded spots to sun-drenching perches, this backyard comes to the forefront!Room to park your boat or RV! This home made the most of a ½ acre wooded lot in the countryside and is nearby to McGinnis Pond and only 30 minutes to Delaware Beaches. Home is sure to be a favorite in Frederica!


Driving Directions

Off Rt 13 S. Turn Left on Lochmeath, right on Peachtree, Left on Irish Hill, right on McGinnis, left into Riverview Estates


Vinyl Siding
Inside Access
Dishwasher, Electric Stove, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
Air Conditioning
Central Air
Hot Water
Assessment : 54,200
Zoning Designation AR
Lattitude : 39.027691
Longitude : -75.504501
EveryHome Number : DEKT249436-10608
Listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Preferred


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