2681 Bay Drive

$2,500,000, 5 Beds 5.1 Baths

About This Property

Welcome to Anchor Bay! This home is a full on, astonishing beachfront, unobstructed water view estate offered only once in a blue moon! It’s located on .886 of an acre on the Delaware Bay beachfront. Beautiful ever-changing sunsets, with the relaxing beach as your back yard and easy access for all your water toys: wave runners, kayaks and paddle boards, this home can accommodate everything. Over 6600 square feet of pure elegance built by the premier builder of prestigious seaside homes, D. L. Miner, the original homeowners worked with the architect, James Heffelfinger, to build an astounding five bedroom, five and a half bath private seaside luxury villa. You’ll love the exceptional craftsmanship, attention to every detail, top quality design and one-of-a-kind architectural elements—including cove lighted tray ceilings, a grand two-story foyer with a dramatic staircase and a retractable glass-enclosed full season sunroom that overlooks the bay. Words cannot do justice to this home as the designers and builders have created a masterpiece. The home offers relaxing coastal influenced designs and furniture to accommodate family, friends, kids, grandkids and pets. The waterfront office serves as an entrance to the waterfront master suite with private deck and newly installed storm shutter. The office has a monumental hammer-beam ceiling reminiscent of an English castle’s great hall. It has a superb Palladian window, unobstructed views of the beach, bay and sunsets. In this home you can combine a great location, extraordinary views, and magnificent architecture in one palatial package, yet it’s comfortable and relaxing for the whole family. A few of the home’s other assets include: a magnificent panorama of the Delaware Bay from the living room, kitchen, sunroom, and dining room. Most of the bedrooms have private tiled baths and water vistas of their own, most bathrooms have granite counters and under mounted sinks, many also include luxurious exotic stone floors and walls. The beautiful wide water views create memorable sunset evenings over dinner with family and friends. The kitchen boasts granite counters, a massive center island with inset steamer, two dishwashers, subzero refrigerator, subzero freezer, Wolf oven and cook top and walk-in hall pantry. There are retractable awnings shading the amazing decks when needed, so dining and outside living is easy and breezy. There’s a wide, covered front porch, for morning coffee and a separate wing of the home for family and friends, allowing privacy for all. An elevator accesses all levels including the basement. Oh, the basement. It’s mostly above ground and has at least ten rooms. I’ve lost count; gym, full bath, second laundry, utility room, beach storage room, boat equipment room, wine cellar, workspace/ fish cutting station, HVAC center, and more. Don’t forget to see the three car garage, with an epoxy resin floor. An impressive dune was reinforced with buried Jetty rocks and natural plantings, so you’ll always have protection and privacy from the beach. A large yard and garden area offers enough space for a pool, though the water view Hot Tub on the main deck may be all you really need. Amazing views, space to spread out and plenty of room for everything and everyone! The home is being sold with most of the furnishings included. A complete furniture inventory will be available with an accepted contract. There’s so much more to say but a showing is the only way to fully appreciate this home. Appointment only, prequalified buyers only and a must see in person home to do justice to all that this home and property encompasses.

Essential Information

MLS® #210434
Full Baths5
Year Built2005
Sub-TypeSingle Family
StyleTwo Story, Victorian

Community Information

Address2681 Bay Drive
AreaCape May Beach
CityCape May Beach
StateNew Jersey


ViewWater View
Is WaterfrontYes


Garage, 3 Car, Attached, Auto Door Opener, Stone Driveway, 4 car parking


Bay Front, Beach Front, Water Front


FireplacesFireplace- Gas

Interior Features

Wood Flooring, Kitchen Center Island, Security System, Smoke/Fire Alarm, Storage, Walk in Closet, Wall to Wall Carpet, Whirlpool, Cedar Closet, Marble Flooring, Tile Flooring, Bar, Cathedral Ceilings, Elevator, Fireplace- Gas


Range, Self-Clean Oven, Microwave Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Burglar Alarm, Smoke/Fire Detector, Stove Natural Gas


Gas Natural, Forced Air, Multi-Zoned


Central Air Condition, Ceiling Fan, Multi Zoned


Full, Finished, Outside Entrance, Inside Entrance, Plumbing, Masonry Floors/Wall, Heated, See Remarks



Exterior Features

Deck, Porch, Screened Porch, Grill, Cable TV, Sidewalks, Outside Shower, Whirpool/Spa, Sprinkler System

Additional Information

Date ListedFebruary 2nd, 2021
Days on Market69

Listing Details


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