Delaware Waterfront Properties for Sale

Delaware has virtually unlimited outdoor recreational opportunities, but we would certainly be remiss if we failed to mention those afforded by miles and miles of beautiful Delaware beaches. Delaware waterfront is a mecca for swimmers, sunbathers, boaters, fishermen, surfers, and sailboarders. Delaware Seashore State Park is a case in point, and attracts millions of visitors who enjoy a wide range of water-related activities.


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Own Delaware Waterfront Property

Of course, if you owned Delaware oceanfront property, a trip to the state park every summer day would not be needed to enjoy the best of water sports that our state has to offer. If you are considering the purchase of Delaware oceanfront real estate, you will be excited to know that prices on oceanfront homes are the lowest they have been in years. Interest rates are at historic lows. On top of that, sellers are open to negotiate. Waterfront properties range in price from $360,000 to $7,500,000 compared to three or four years ago when the cheapest ones were selling for around $460,000. Mobile homes with views of water or on the water are especially affordable; prices range from $49,000 to $150,000 with lot rents (lease land) ranging from $8,000 to $14,000 per year.

Notable Delaware oceanfront property developments:

Single Family Beach Houses

Small cottage style beach homes can cost from $260,000 to $370,000 and would put you within easy walking distance distance to a beach. You will not be on a large well known beach area such as Rehoboth. But you would be within 30 minutes to Rehoboth. You will find properties like that in Broadkill, PrimeHook, Slaughter Beach and in Dewey, but you may have leased land in Dewey for that price.

If you are looking for something larger, prices up to $950,000 would get you a comfortable three bedroom, 2-3 bath home with multiple decks and screened porches. You could expect Delaware waterfront properties in this price range to b in very good condition.

Homes over $950,000 will be very nice, and will be found in desirable beach areas such as Lewes, Rehoboth, Dewey, Bethany, or Fenwick. Many of the se homes are very spacious, and many of them will be found in gated communities. Square footage can range from 2800 square feet to 4500 square feet. They usually have their own docks and piers for boats. Some of them have electronic lifts, pools, multiple living areas, and multiple entertainment areas. Many will be right on the water.

Homes over 950,000 will be very nice. Nicer beach areas such as Lewes, Rehoboth, Dewey, Bethany, Fenwick. Homes are very spacious, many in gated communities. Size wise typically 2800 sq ft and up 4500 sq. ft. They usually have their own docks/piers for boats, perhaps electronic lifts, pools, multiple living areas and entertainment areas. Many will be right on the water.

Delaware Beach Condos

Prices on Delaware oceanfront condos can vary, depending on whether it is bay or actual oceanfront. The northern areas such as Broadkill, Primehook, Slaughter Beach are more affordable. Lewes is a little pricier and then Rehoboth, Dewey, Bethany, Fenwick are usually expensive.

Condos that are approx.700 – 1000 sq. ft run about $350,000 to $380,000. and usually contain one or two bedrooms and one bath. They are typically a bike ride or walk to the beach. Although they are a bit small, theyhey are good for rental income when you are not using them. Condo fees could be $2500-$ 6000 a year. The condos that are within maybe 3 miles to beaches usually are more affordable with the fees and some in pricing and have amenities such as pools, tennis, clubhouses, and spas.
Example:

Ocean views & sounds from all windows & doors, a 1,090 SF condo w/some of the best interior views of water in the Henlopen. See for yourself! Roof top pool & multiple sun decks to aid your tanning experience & covered parking & extra storage. Example this condo is on the ocean in Rehoboth Beach. Price 549,900. Fees are 8100/yr Trash Fee of 220/yr Taxes approx. 1400/yr Comm. Amenities: Beach , Bike Trail , Cable TV , Elevator , Parking-Handicap , Jog/Walk Path , Pool-Outdoor , Parking-Garage , Security , Sidewalks , Playground

We especially enjoy working with Delaware waterfront properties because there is something available for every price range. Knowing that we helped someone find their little piece of heaven is very rewarding for us.

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