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Living in Selbyville, DE

Located just a few miles from Delaware's Eastern Shore, Selbyville is known locally as the Gateway to the Beaches. This small town has been around since 1778, and there are still many historical homes and buildings dotting Selbyville's streets. Selbyville, Delaware, residents enjoy a slow, beach-country pace of life.

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Things to Do in Selbyville

When you're living in Selbyville, you can spend your time at historical sites, delicious local restaurants, and beautiful beaches. If you want to learn more about the history of Selbyville, DE, head to the Railroad Museum. This museum is located in the old Selbyville Railroad Station, which was built in the late 1800s. It has police department memorabilia, artifacts from Selbyville's old farms, maps from the 1800s, and more. Selbyville residents are encouraged to donate items to the museum, so there will always be something new to see each time you visit.

In the summer, Selbyville residents spend their days on the beach at Fenwick Island State Park. This quiet beach is the perfect spot for sunbathing and swimming. Fenwick Island State Park is also one of the only beaches in Delaware with a designated surfing area, so feel free to bring your board. When you get hungry, you can try your luck fishing for a fresh catch. Or, if you'd rather just order your dinner, head over to one of Fenwick Island's many local eateries. At these restaurants, you'll be able to get a variety of Eastern Shore delicacies, including crab cakes, scallops, and lobster.

During the warm summer months, you can also see shows at the Freeman Stage. This outdoor stage hosts shows from Memorial Day to Labor Day, including concerts, tribute shows, dance performances, and live theater. After the show, grab a great meal at a local Mexican restaurant near the stage; some have been part of the Selbyville neighborhood for more twenty years.

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Housing in Selbyville

When you look at Selbyville real estate listings, you'll see both newly built colonial houses, as well as historic Cape Cod and colonial homes. Selbyville also has many ranch-style houses that were built in the latter half of the 20th century. The majority of homes for sale in Selbyville, Delaware, are single-family homes, but there are also a small amount of row-homes, apartment buildings, and apartment complexes.


Getting There & Around


What Locals Love

Don't Miss It

  • Head to Fenwick Island State Park in the summer months. It’s perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and relaxing, and it is one of the only Delaware beaches with a designated surfing area.
  • Enjoy fresh Eastern Shore seafood, like crab cakes, scallops, and lobster at one of Fenwick Island’s many local restaurants.
  • Visit the Railroad Museum, which offers memorabilia and historical information about the area’s first railroads, artifacts from old farms, maps from the 1800s, and more.


Selbyville Real Estate at a Glance

  • 76 Homes Sold*
  • 83 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $571,490 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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