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A view of the ocean from Bethany BeachThough it incorporated in 1889, the origins of Ocean View date back to the colonial period, when this 500-acre parcel of land known as "Middlesex" became a source of dispute between Lord Baltimore and William Penn, who claimed it for Maryland and Delaware respectively. For much of its later history it served agricultural functions, including the raising of broiler-sized chickens, but these days Ocean View homes for sale have been constructed to appeal to those who looking for a first or second home near the Atlantic seaside. With the resort town of Bethany Beach just down the road, Ocean View is an attractive proposition for anyone looking to live delightfully close to this Atlantic playground.

This charming small community is perfect for families looking to live in comfort and serenity along Ocean View's Gold Coast, but its largest group of year-round residents includes the active retirees who have transformed the area into the perfect escape.

View the latest and most desirable Ocean View homes for sale now, or keep reading to discover all the features and amenities of Ocean View real estate.

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3342 George Ext St N, EMIGSVILLE
  • Residential
  • 9 Beds
  • 7.5 Baths
  • 4,044 SqFt

3342 George Ext St N, EMIGSVILLE

$450,000 ↓ $25,000
3709 Graham Park Rd, TRIANGLE
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,413 SqFt

3709 Graham Park Rd, TRIANGLE

$500,000
0 Brightstar Dr, MANASSAS
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,650 SqFt

0 Brightstar Dr, MANASSAS

$520,990 ↑ $3,000
0 Brightstar Dr, MANASSAS
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,718 SqFt

0 Brightstar Dr, MANASSAS

$524,990 ↑ $3,000
132 Diamond Ct, HARRISONBURG
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 8,401 SqFt

132 Diamond Ct, HARRISONBURG

$799,000 ↓ $46,000
340 King St, SHIPPENSBURG
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,646 SqFt

340 King St, SHIPPENSBURG

$114,900 ↓ $5,000
N/A, FORT WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,400 SqFt

N/A, FORT WASHINGTON

$895,000
322 Pine Rd, FORT WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,600 SqFt

322 Pine Rd, FORT WASHINGTON

$855,000 ↓ $40,000
15500 Over Land Ct, AQUASCO
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 3,396 SqFt

15500 Over Land Ct, AQUASCO

$499,900
925 Opus Ave, CAPITOL HEIGHTS
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

925 Opus Ave, CAPITOL HEIGHTS

$135,000
N/A, CHESTER
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,496 SqFt

N/A, CHESTER

$325,000
75 Fleshman Mill Rd, NEW OXFORD
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 8,000 SqFt

75 Fleshman Mill Rd, NEW OXFORD

$449,900 ↓ $50,000

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Ocean View real estate has been built to appeal to a range of homebuyers, from summer visitors looking for a coastal cottage to retirees looking to settle in this beautiful town. As such, you'll find that Ocean View homes for sale range in price from around $850,000 to below $150,000. Nice land is not a scarcity here, so expect generously sized lots. Residents here have typically taken steps to create beachy getaways, including building screened porches, sunrooms, wrap-around decks, and more. Many of the builds here are quite new, though it's also possible to find heritage homes that date back to the town's agricultural roots.

At the mid-range of Ocean View homes for sale, you'll find spacious family homes that reflect Mid-Atlantic architectural heritage with touches like plantation shutters and stone siding. These homes are typically above 2,000 square feet, and include a host of upgrades and improvements designed to make them cozy throughout the year. Some of the features you'll find in these homes include:

  • Hybrid heating systems
  • Formal dining rooms
  • Gas fireplaces
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • 2 car garages

In addition to traditional family homes, the Ocean View real estate market includes a fair number of low-rise condominiums and townhomes in prime locations along the water. These homes typically include all of the features you'll find in the equivalent detached home, but with fewer maintenance requirements and dozens of private amenities.

Amenities in Ocean View

According to local legend, this town got its name when a young man climbed an area tree and saw the ocean. Today, Ocean View is home to a number of planned communities, like Bay Forest or Ocean View Beach Club, that appeal to homeowners by offering a long list of private amenities. This small community is primarily residential, but you'll find a number of conveniences and local retailers along Atlantic Avenue, including Charlie K's BBQ stand and Perucci's Italian Restaurant. Groceries can be purchased at Giant in nearby Millville and the local CVS makes it easy to fill your prescriptions.

Nearby, in Bethany Beach, you'll be able to stroll one of the region's most popular boardwalks, which offers plenty for anyone looking for a vacation-style getaway. This includes the many eateries and locally owned shops that line the western edge of the boardwalk, as well as direct access to the town’s gorgeous beachfront area. There's always a ton going on in Bethany Beach during the summertime, while Ocean View itself organizes concerts in John West Park representing a variety of musical styles.

Atlantic Avenue is the town's main thoroughfare, though you can quickly access the Coastal Highway or Route 113 to get around the region too. With a location that's right in the middle of resort country, Ocean View homes for sale make it easy to visit neighboring towns and cities while remaining pleasantly off of the beaten path. If you're looking for your great escape, this is it!

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Listing information last updated on July 21st, 2019 at 11:03am CDT.

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