Ocean View Real Estate

Ocean View is a community in Sussex County, Delaware. Ocean View surrounds Route 26, also known as Atlantic Avenue, just west of Bethany Beach on the Atlantic coast. This beautiful community has been steadily growing in population with many new homes having been built in the last few years, and many more in development. At only one mile west of the beach, this quaint town has a lot to offer its residents. Read more about Ocean View, Delaware.

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Ocean View Real Estate Stats

Average Price $645K
Lowest Price $57.5K
Highest Price $7.8M
Total Listings 126
Avg. Days On Market 83
Avg. Price/SQFT $277

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Ocean View Community Info

The Ocean View community enjoys a prime location just 1 mile west of Delaware’s beautiful Atlantic Coastline, which includes the always popular resort community of Bethany Beach. Legend has it that early residents could catch glimpses of the ocean from the second floors of their homes and a new community was so named! The town of Ocean View has seen incredible growth in the past several decades, similar to many of the small towns and communities that have become bedroom communities to the popular resort communities on the coast.

The community and Ocean View homes for sale are located directly adjacent to Millville. This is where the majority of local residents go to get everyday supplies. Ocean View is almost entirely residential, making it necessary for locals to make the short trip to neighboring communities for most supplies.

Ocean View is lauded for its refreshingly quiet suburban environment. US Route 26 cuts right through the northern portions of the village, creating a direct and convenient link to coast and its beaches.

Ocean View Real Estate

Ocean View has a lot to offer. A great deal of its rapid growth and increasing popularity can be attributed to the impressive variety found in the local real estate market.

The community is quite well established, first founded in the late 19th century. This means an incredible variety of home types and styles can be found throughout the village, depending on where you look. The more established areas feature character homes that offer a great value, with many featuring tasteful updates that have helped bring the properties into the 21st century.

Ocean View has also gained a reputation as a retirement community. Many planned, gated communities have sprung up over the years. These communities offer a lot, both in terms of incredible, resort-style amenities and choice in property styles. These planned communities often offer a mix of single-family homes, attached townhome or condo units, providing numerous price points to enter the market.

A few of Ocean View’s more popular neighborhoods include:

  • Bay Forest
  • Bear Trap Dunes
  • Bethany Bay
  • Cedar Bay
  • Ocean View Beach Club
  • Reserves
  • Silver Woods
  • Windmill Woods

Ocean View Attractions & Amenities

Ocean View provides an absolutely ideal setting for retirement living.

Of course, it’s prime location close to Delaware’s wonderful coast is near the top of that list, but the village has so much more to offer. A great example is Bear Trap Dunes, the unique and top-rated golf club found in the village's southern section.

The village of Ocean View’s close proximity to the ocean and Indian River make boating, fishing and watersports favorite local past times. The Assawoman Canal Trail is also a popular local hangout, great for casual walks and runs along the scenic canal and riverfront areas.

Located among the residential neighborhoods, new residents will find a fascinating collection of locally-owned, neighborhood restaurants. These establishments put their own unique spin on their culinary creations and are definitely worth checking out.

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