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Fenwick Island

Find Your Home in Charming Fenwick Island, DE

Located just across the state line from “The Nation’s Summer Capital”, Ocean City, MD, Fenwick Island, DE is a quieter yet still fun-filled alternative to the bigger city’s nonstop action. Fenwick Island sits on a narrow strip of land between the Atlantic Ocean and Little Assawoman Bay, offering wide ocean beaches and plenty of quieter bay boating opportunities. To the north sit the quiet resorts of Bethany Beach and South Bethany Beach, and north of those, the vibrant party city of Dewey Beach and the trendy Rehoboth Beach. Fenwick Island is the perfect blend of recreational fun, all-ages entertainment, and relaxing beach vacation living.

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Why Do Residents Choose Fenwick Island?


Plenty of Fun to Be Found

Tax-free shops and over a dozen restaurants line a mile of Ocean Highway between the Fenwick Island State Park and Ocean City. The town features a small park, shuffleboard courts, children’s play area, a basketball court and relaxing benches. A public kayak launch with access to the bay is progress. The Town even sponsors several annual events, like a Memorial Day service and a Christmas Tree lighting.

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Tons of Outdoor Recreation

Between Fenwick Island State Park, Little Assawoman Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean, the possibilities for outdoor adventure are nearly endless. Spend the day kayaking or canoeing, fishing, windsurfing, hiking, biking, or just relaxing on the beach.

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Breathtaking Coastal Beauty

There are so many ways to get out on the water in Fenwick Island! Whether you’re paddling, sailing, or boating in the Little Assawoman Bay, surfing or deep-sea fishing on the Atlantic, or just listening to the crash of the waves from your waterfront home, Fenwick Island has plenty of options for everyone.

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Lovely Beach Homes for Sale

Thinking of buying a home in Fenwick Island? You’ll have plenty of options, including cozy beach cottages, comfortable modern condos, luxurious oceanfront estates, and more.

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Fenwick Island at a Glance

Travel & Commute

Rehoboth Beach: 29 min
Dover: 1 hr 15 min
Bethany Beach: 11 min
Major Roads: Coastal HWY, Lighthouse Rd

Quick Facts

Population: 479
Zip Codes: 19944
County: Sussex
Median Home Price: $298,492

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Fenwick Island Home Buying Resources

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