36992 Dupont Blvd selbyville, DE, 19975View Listing
Locally known as the ”Gateway to the Beaches”, Selbyville is ideally positioned just a few miles from Delaware’s stunning Atlantic coastline. The small town sits right on Delaware’s southern border with Maryland with Interstate 113 running right through the western sections of the community.
Selbyville was first established back in 1778. The village has a proud heritage and maintains strong links to its colonial past. There are numerous examples of still standing historic homes and buildings from various time periods in the small community’s past.
Selbyville has a long history, and the local real estate market is representative of this.
Interested homebuyers will find numerous character homes and historic properties in architectural styles representative of many different time periods. Historic Cape Cod style homes lie alongside wonderfully preserved colonial real estate. Home buyers can even find a collection of attached row houses and newer condominium complexes.
Toward the more established center of town is where the majority of the older character home reside, although newer developments have sprung up along the edges of the community. These properties contain every modern convenience and were constructed using the latest building materials, but the architectural styles still take their cues from the past.
Selbyville offers some fantastic properties at a great price. Residents also love direct access to the Delaware’s beaches and Maryland just to the south.
The village of Selbyville’s close proximity to Delaware’s coast makes the beach among the community’s top attractions. The resort community surrounding Bethany Beach has become a popular getaway for residents across the state. Among the beaches and coastal preserves, Fenwick Island State Park is another big highlight. The state park takes up a fair chunk of the barrier island just south of Bethany Beach and boasts an incredible miles-long stretch of pristine sandy beach. There’s even a designated surfing area.
Within Selbyville itself, the community is rich with a broad range of amenities. The town’s main commercial area alongside the interstate features an appealing selection of delicious local restaurants and other businesses.
Many of Selbyville’s more popular highlights harken back to the area’s early development. For example, the town’s rail road station, first constructed in 1872, has since been transformed into a museum. The Selbyville Public Library is housed within the former residence of Senator John G. Townsend, first constructed back in 1906.
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Listing information last updated on October 17th, 2021 at 12:15pm EDT.