39713 Windswept Way north bethany, DE, 19930View Listing
The North Bethany Beach communities take up a prized position along the Delaware seashore, amid some of the most pristine and refreshingly quiet beaches along this stretch of coastline. The community of North Bethany Beach is entirely residential, so locals will need to go to one of several nearby towns, such as Bethany Beach or Rehoboth Beach to collect any essentials. But, this welcome isolation is among the area’s most appealing qualities.
Aside from the beach, the coastal region of Delaware, known as the “quiet resort” area, has become quite well known for its incredible selection of nature preserves and state parks. These featured areas are dedicated to preserving Delaware’s unique coastal ecosystem and is home a vibrant and varied population of birds, other wildlife and plant life. The shallow coastal waters of the inlets and bays are fantastic settings for canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding with the wildlife.
The North Bethany Beach area is almost entirely residential. Aside from a few hotels, resorts and the occasional bed and breakfast, the real estate market is exclusively luxury, top-end residential single family properties, although there are a few pockets of condo and townhome developments.
The majority of the communities that make up North Bethany Beach are lined up along the eastern side of Route 1 within a 1-block-wide space that hugs the seashore. As a result most properties that are available on the market are either oceanfront, ocean view or just off the ocean. There are now a few select developments that have cropped up along the western side Route 1 as well. North Bethany Beach's top communities include:
The homes throughout these neighborhoods tend to be larger, Cape Cod style properties that have become common throughout the coastal areas of New England. Many have been built on pilings, with either a garages or patio space on the first level. The pristine and incredibly appealing coastal setting of North Bethany Beach also means these homes make effective investment rental properties, or part-time vacation residences.
With the purchase of a home for sale in North Bethany Beach, you’ll never be more than a handful steps from incredible beaches and the pristine coastal waters of the Atlantic. This portion of the Delaware coastline is home to some of the best beaches found anywhere on the eastern coast of the United States, and that’s not hyperbole. The sands are pristine and clean and the beaches are much quieter than the more popular ones of the nearby resort communities. Hours will be spent strolling barefoot combing the beach for shells.
The other side of the narrow peninsula features the calm waters of the Indian River Bay. This is where locals love to paddle, be it a canoe, kayak or paddleboard. The protected interior coastline is lush with plant and wildlife with plenty of natural inlets and smalls bays to explore.
Of course, in North Bethany Beach you’re never too far from the busier resort communities along the shoreline. Comparatively larger communities like Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach have all become popular vacation destinations for residents of communities throughout Delaware and neighboring Maryland. Here is where you’ll find a growing selection of world-class restaurants and bars, not to mention boutiques and other small, local businesses.
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Listing information last updated on October 22nd, 2021 at 7:31pm EDT.