Best Places to Live in Ocean Pines, Maryland

Ocean Pines, MD

Located about five miles west of the exciting playground that is Ocean City, Maryland, the community of Ocean Pines continues to grow in popularity with new residents of the Maryland beaches.

Much of the area borders the Isle of Wight Bay with amenities and activities that rival any community in the coastal region.

The community of Ocean Pines began as a retirement destination in the late 1960s, but has since grown in its diversity and in its appeal to a wider-ranging demographic.

Ocean Pines stands alone and consists of several smaller communities all rolled into one larger and amenity-rich community of both long-time and newer residents.

Ocean Pines functions much as any town or city would, with its own fire department, its own police force, and its own water system.

Here are some of the top reasons for calling the beautiful community of Ocean Pines, Maryland home, both during the busy summer months and really any other time of the year as well.

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The Location

Just a few short miles from Ocean City and with nine miles of waterfront property, you really can't beat the location when you purchase a home in the community of Ocean Pines.

Plenty of water-related activities are at your doorstep and provide fun options when the sun is high in the sky and the days are longer and more fun-filled.

And if you want a home with views of the water and of nearby Ocean City, you'll have several to choose from in Ocean Pines.

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The Amenities

When you purchase a home in Ocean Pines, you'll have access to the community's spectacular amenities and many chances to meet and socialize with your neighbors.

Some of the highlighted amenities in Ocean Pines include a Robert Trent Jones designed championship golf course, a beautiful community clubhouse, a public yacht club, two marinas, five swimming pools and more.

If you live in Ocean Pines and you're bored, it's entirely by choice as there's always plenty to see, do and experience in this coastal Maryland residential community.

Golf Ball on a Tee

The Awards

Forbes magazine has named Ocean Pines as one of the Top 25 places to retire in the United States and as the top-ranked retirement destination in Maryland.

The community has also won several local and state awards and continues to earn a reputation that is unmatched among similar communities at and near the Maryland beaches.

Reasons given for these awards include the waterfront property, the fantastic views, the wide selection of amenities and it's relatively affordable cost of living compared to other coastal retirement communities.

The Size

While nearby Ocean City becomes the second largest city in Maryland between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Ocean Pines has much more of a small community feel.

There are only about 8,500 homes in Ocean Pines and the year-round population tops out at approximately 12,000.

So while you're within an easy drive of all of the fun and excitement of Ocean City, you can enjoy a quieter and more peaceful way of life within the borders of Ocean Pines.

Retired Couple

If you'd like to learn more about the inviting community of Ocean Pines, call the Oldfather Group today at 302-260-2000 and schedule a tour with a member of the coastal region's most experienced and fastest growing real estate sales team.

We'd love to show you around and illustrate first-hand all that life at the Delaware and Maryland beaches can be.

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