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About Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island is a small coastal town at the southeastern tip of Delaware, situated on a narrow peninsula of the same name. The community of Fenwick Island is bordered by Little Assawoman Bay to the west, the Atlantic ocean to the east, Fenwick Island State Park to the north, and a string of coastal communities to the south culminating in the popular Ocean City at land's end. Homes here are highly sought after for their charm, scenic surroundings, and abundance of nearby attractions. Read more about Fenwick Island.

Fenwick Island Real Estate Stats

Total Listings 24
Average Price $1,298,362
Highest Price $3,900,000

Fenwick Island Real Estate Listings

All Listings Under $100,000 $100,000 - $200,000
$300,000 - $400,000 $600,000 - $700,000 $700,000 - $800,000
$800,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - $1,000,000 Over $1,000,000

Fenwick Island Real Estate Listings

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40107 Owens Ct fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $3,900,000
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1209 E Coastal Hwy #9 fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $3,100,000
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35886 Coastal Hwy fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $3,000,000
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37087 Ocean Park Ln fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $2,900,000
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38921 Bunting Ave #2 fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $2,199,000
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38907 Bunting Ave #1 fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $2,174,900
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1305 N Schulz Rd fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $1,349,000
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40126 Salt Meadows Drive #d3 fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $1,245,000
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40054 Grant Dr #38 fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $1,059,000
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1 E Georgetown St fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $1,045,000
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1707 Coastal Hwy fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $979,500
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9 Waters Edge-40078 Pelican Rd fenwick island, DE, 19944

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  • $950,000
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Learn More About Fenwick Island Real Estate

The Fenwick Island real estate market has homes and condos for sale that are exactly appropriate for a small, oceanside community.

Cozy, sturdy, and built to take in the amazing views.

In Fenwick Island, you'll find shingle and beach cottage-inspired homes, including a range of low-rise, semi-attached dwellings with convenient ground floor parking.

Drive into your private, covered garage, take the flight of stairs up to your cozy home, and take it outside to enjoy one of the large balconies overlooking the sea, or the bay.

Those lucky enough to secure a bayside home usually enjoy access directly to the water. Perfect for boaters, fishermen, or those who like to look out over a vast, scenic body of water.

But, no matter what property you look at on Fenwick Island, the Atlantic ocean or Little Assawoman Bay will never be far away.

There are also a fair number of empty plots available for those who know exactly what they want and are prepared to build it.

Fenwick's homes for sale range from multi-story, 3000 square foot-and-more luxury properties, to cozy townhouses with cozy fireplaces and convenient under-home parking.

Fenwick Island is known for its beaches and laid-back atmosphere. Keep reading about Fenwick Island's attractions below or find out how you can make this amazing place your home by contacting a Northrop Realty agent.

Getting to Fenwick Island, Delaware

Fenwick Island is located in Sussex County, Delaware

The primary route to and through Fenwick Island is the Coastal Highway, also known as Delaware Route 1.

Via the Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island is approximately 10 minutes south of Bethany Beach, and 30 minutes south of Rehoboth Beach.

Taking the highway south, Fenwick Island connects to Ocean City, Maryland in less than 20 minutes.

Distances to other important centers:

  • To/From Dover, DE: 1 hour 15 minutes, or 60 miles.
  • To/From Baltimore, MD: 2 hours 30 minutes, or 130 miles.

The easiest highways for access to Fenwick Island are Delaware Route 1 (from Dover and Philadelphia), US Highway 113 (from Baltimore), and US Highway 50 (from Salisbury).

Fenwick Island Community Living

Fenwick Island features a fantastic blend of natural beauty and urban entertainment.

Directly to the north, residents enjoy Fenwick Island State Park. The long sandy beaches are perfect for swimming, surfing, sailing, fishing, or sunbathing.

Are dogs allowed on Fenwick Island Park beach? Yes! However, dogs are not allowed on the beach directly in front of the main parking area between May 1 and September 30. Also, keep a lookout for bird nesting locations, as dogs are prohibited from these areas as well.

Read more about Fenwick Island, or Delaware's regulations for pets in parks.  

Fenwick Island is home to a range of beach town attractions, like Viking Golf and Go-Karts, and Thunder Mountain Lagoon Waterpark. And, while Fenwick Island does not have a beachside boardwalk, the deck overlooking the putt-putt course and Go-Kart track does bear the name of "Fenwick Boardwalk", so make of that what you will.

For adults, there are a range of restaurants, parks, and entertainment venues extending all down the island.

For the active, there are ample opportunities for swimming, fishing, clamming, crabbing, windsurfing, sailing, and boating.

Fenwick Island, Quick Facts:

Is Fenwick Island really an island?

Fenwick Island is not really an island. It is a long, narrow peninsula, mostly separated from the mainland by Assawoman Bay.

Why is it called Fenwick Island?

Fenwick Island has the name partly because it looks like an island, and partly because of Thomas Fenwick, who settled in the area from England.

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Listing information last updated on October 18th, 2021 at 11:32pm EDT.