Southern Delaware Homes & Real Estate
Welcome to the best Southern Delaware homes and real estate resource. Are you thinking of buying a house in Southern Delaware? Let our skilled Oldfather Group real estate agents help you uncover what is unique about Southern Delaware. Sussex County has it all: great neighborhoods for families, nearby beaches, shops, and dining.
See why many Southern Delaware families benefit from living nearby other cities and states with the benefits of lower property taxes. For additional details, including sales history and prices, property disclosures, and more for Southern Delaware properties for sale, or to schedule a home tour of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today!
Homes for Sale in Southern Delaware
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Southern Delaware Real Estate Search
This page is updated with Southern Delaware home listings directly from Southern Delaware MLS several times per day. Each Southern Delaware MLS listing includes the property price, days on the market, square footage, year built, the lot size, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other important details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Also, review local Southern Delaware property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). Many property features, such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools, and Southern Delaware community amenities, including parks and golf courses, are listed as available.
Southern Delaware Real Estate Agents
Considering moving to Southern Delaware? Let our Southern DE real estate experts help you navigate the purchase or skillfully negotiate the sale of your home. As local real estate agents in Southern Delaware, we're well-versed in the unique dynamics of the real estate market.
Contact The Oldfather Group Realtors | Compass Real Estate to learn more about buyer and seller representation. Are you selling your Southern Delaware property? Visit our market analysis page to receive a free home evaluation within minutes.
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Why live in Southern Delaware?
Listed below are some of the great features of living in Southern DE:
With most homes owned rather than rented, Rehoboth Beach in Sussex County offers its residents an extensive suburban feel. Rehoboth Beach is great for families and retirees with exceptional schools, excellent recreation options, and an assortment of unique shops, nearby outlets, and restaurants. Locals and visitors enjoy strolling down the impressive Rehoboth Beach & Boardwalk, hiking and biking at the scenic Gordons Pond, relaxing at Delaware Seashore State Park, or having an exciting day at the largest water park in Delaware, Jungle Jim's. Besides the great attractions, you can expect to see charming Victorian influences in residential homes and commercial properties for real estate in Rehoboth Beach. It is an excellent option if you are looking for a warm and endearing community to call home.
Living in Lewes, Delaware
Lewes, DE in Sussex County, is a hotspot for retirees and families alike. With the third-lowest property tax in the United States, your real estate taxes will run around $1000/year for a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home. Not only are the low taxes a reason to move to Lewes, but there are also fantastic beaches, fishing, golf courses, restaurants, and shopping. Lewes has so much to offer in nature trails at Cape Henlopen State Park or Rehoboth Beach if you are a nature lover. Discover Lewes' historical sites such as Zwaanendael Park at Savannah Road and Kings Highway. Located where the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean meet, Lewes is desirable for those who want to live close to cities and regions like Philadelphia, Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Baltimore, and New York.
Living in Fenwick Island, Delaware
Another notable town in Sussex County is Fenwick Island. The year-round coastal town has a rich history and legends about pirates, shipwrecks, and buried treasure. Known for abundant water-focused activities, Fenwick Island residents enjoy fishing, crabbing, kayaking, and windsurfing. Additionally, since Fenwick Island is so close to Ocean City, MD, locals appreciate the proximity to more great restaurants, family fun, and exciting nightlife. With the real estate options in Fenwick Island, you can expect single-family homes, townhomes, vacation rental properties, and condos for sale. In addition, homebuyers can select from cottages on the beach, traditional houses, contemporary architecture, and the Cape Cod Style homes.
Living in Bethany Beach, Delaware
Bethany Beach is for those searching for a great coastal home with lower real estate taxes. Take advantage of tax-free shopping at one of the unique shops, take a trolley ride through town (May-mid September), or take the time to relax and enjoy a movie on Bethany Beach. Typical activities in town include holiday shopping specials, craft shows, live music at the Bandstand, bonfires on the beach, and so much more.
Living in Milford, DE
Are you looking for a city with a thriving arts community and a lively downtown? Milford, Delaware is a city in Sussex County and Kent County. An excellent place for young families and adults who enjoy art events, vibrant architecture, history, great restaurants, and cafes all within walking distance. Milford's notable features include Mispillion Riverwalk, The Riverfront Theater, and The Riverwalk Farmers Market. Significant historical sites like The Milford Museum, Parson Thorne Mansion, and Vinyard Shipyard are also great if you are a history buff.
Living in Seaford, DE
Seaford, DE, is a city in Sussex County along the Nanticoke River. Seaford offers its residents unique festivals like Eastern Shore African American Festival (AFRAM), Nanticoke Riverfest, and Bethany Beach Jazz Festival. There are also great parks such as Kiwanis Park or Chapel Branch Nature Trail.
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