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Living in Ocean View, DE

Perfectly positioned just 1 mile west of a sandy stretch of coastline that fronts the Atlantic Ocean, Ocean View, Delaware is a small Sussex County town that dates back to the 17th century. Today, Ocean View, DE, is a pretty community that blends beach town charm with country living.

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Things to Do in Ocean View

From outdoor activities to local eateries, there's plenty to keep you entertained in Ocean View, Delaware. Golfers are spoiled by an array of courses located in and around the area; during the warm summer months, an afternoon is well spent soaking up rays on the golden sands at nearby Bethany Beach. Leafy avenues and green park space are abundant in Ocean View, Delaware, and the James Farm Ecological Preserve provides an idyllic spot to walk four-legged friends and hike scenic trails. Several waterways cut though the town and link to the Assawoman Canal, where you can kayak or canoe over glassy waters.

A handful of family-run cafes offer casual dining in Ocean View neighborhoods, while the oceanfront restaurants in Bethany Bay boast freshly caught local seafood, such as steamed crab and marinated sea bass. Frequent community events are held in Ocean View throughout the year and are a lovely way to mingle with neighbors. The local roads here connect to US Route 11, which makes it to easy to drive to Dover, Baltimore, or Washington when you feel like taking a road trip.

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Housing in Ocean View

Ocean View's motto is "A Place to Come Home to," and with a varied selection of Ocean View real estate available, this rings true for people of all tastes and budgets. Ocean View Beach Club is one of the most desirable planned and gated communities in town, and it's here you'll find roomy townhouses and luxurious condos set in manicured grounds with a large resort-style pool. To find less expensive homes for sale in Ocean View, begin your hunt around Railway Road and Hudson Avenue. No matter where you're living in Ocean View, this nature-packed and amenity-filled town is a beautiful and peaceful spot to call home.


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What Locals Love

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  • The James Farm Ecological Preserve offers residents a pet-friendly nature hike, where visitors can walk through seven distinctive habitats, including low marsh, loblolly pines, and the maritime forest.
  • Seasonal events are held in John West Park, including Concerts in the Park during the summer months, and Holiday in the Park in December.


Ocean View Real Estate at a Glance

  • 83 Homes Sold*
  • 76 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $595,000 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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