Crafted in concert with 400 acres of woodlands and meadows at the mouth of the Collins Creek tributary, Bay Forest at Bethany Beach offers new homes and town homes at the Delaware Beaches. With an extensive amenities package, well designed and built homes, open space and more, this master planned community offers great options for a weekend retreat or a new home at the beach.



  • world class clubhouse with fitness center and grills
  • Tennis center with four lit hard courts
  • Swimming pools
  • Beautiful nature and walking trails
  • Future private marina for canoeing and kayaking
  • Community recreation area with playground and open space
  • Shuttle to the beach (in season)
  • Developed by Natelli Communities, with builders NV Homes and Main Street Homes. Priced from the $200,000's.

Bay Forest Listings

31771 SKIMMER RD   - Best of Northern Virginia Real Estate

31771 Skimmer Rd, Ocean View, De

Full Baths:3

Welcome To This Ryan Homes' Furnished (beautifully Painted Throughout) 4 Bd/3 Ba Springbrook Backing To Woods In Award-winning Bay Forest. Admire The Foyer's Shining Wood Floors As They Flow Into The Great Room, Kitchen, Breakfast Room & Hallway. Dining Room At Right (or Study If You Wish) Features Crown Molding, Chair Rails, A Chandelier, Shades & Valences. At Left: Two Guest Bds & Full Guest Ba. The Front Bd Includes A Vaulted Ceiling, W2w Carpet And One Of 7 Ceiling Fans. The Second Bd Also Features W2w Carpet & A Ceiling Fan. The Great Room W/ Ceiling Fan Boasts A Stone (natural Gas) Fireplace W/ Screen, Stone Mantel & Stone Hearth. Light Floods The Great Room From 6 Windows & Transom Windows On Two Sides. The Great Room Looks Into The Kitchen, Breakfast Room/sun Room And Out To A Large Screened Porch. The Kitchen Features Upgraded Cabinets, Granite Counters & Stainless Steel Microwave, Gas Cooktop, Fridge W/ Icemaker, Double Wall Ovens, Two Pantries & A Breakfast Bar. Extended Breakfast Area/sunroom Features A Ceiling Fan, 5 Windows, Transoms & 2 Skylights That Have Never Leaked! Proceeding To The Primary Bd Suite, You'll Find Another Ceiling Fan Set Into A Tray Ceiling W/ Custom Lighting, W2w Carpet, 2 Walk-in Closets & A Spacious Primary Ba W/ Double Basin Vanity. Just Outside The Primary Bd, There's A Laundry Room. Upstairs, You'll Find The Home's Fourth Bd, A Full Ba And A Large Bonus Room That Can Serve As An Entertainment Space Or Upstairs Study. The Large Screened Porch Boasts Plenty Of Entertainment Space, Including A Teak Table Serving 6 And Two Separate Sitting Areas Plus Another Ceiling Fan. Behind The Screened Porch, A Landscaped Patio Features Another Table & 4 Chairs Plus A Bbq Grill. Beautiful Lawns Enjoy Sun And Shade From The Adjacent Woods And Deer May Come To Visit! The Home's Irrigation System & Well Keep The Lawn Lush From Spring Through Fall. There's Also An Outdoor Shower W/ Dressing Area. This Is A Very Special Springbrook, Built To Match A Former Bay Forest Springbrook Model Home... Don't Wait Too Long To See It! But That Is Just The Beginning! Don't Forget All That Bay Forest Delivers! Having Been Named A Platinum Award Winning #1 Best In American Living Community In 2019 By The National Association Of Homebuilders, Bay Forest And Its Extraordinary Amenities Are All But Unmatched In Sussex County At This Price Point. Those Amenities Include: A Clubhouse W/ Lounge Filled W/ Tables, Chairs, A Fireplace & Cable Tv, A Grille, A Game Room And Women's & Men's Lockers Opening Onto 3 Pools (including A Lazy River). There Are 4 Tennis (or Pickleball) Courts & A Tennis Pavilion, Outdoor Basketball Nets, Children's Play Areas, A Putting Green, Bocce Lawns (newly Upgraded In 2023), Horseshoe Pits, A Volley Ball Lawn & A Fire Pit. Bay Forest's Recreation 'barn' Accommodates A Basketball Court Or 3 Indoor Pickle Ball Courts Year-round Or As Many As 450 Bay Forest Homeowners & Guests For New Year's & Similar Celebrations. The Rec Barn Opens Onto A Great Lawn, Two New Pools W/ Expansive Decks For Guests, A Grille/snack Bar, And An Exercise Facility That Includes A Dance/yoga Studio W/ Resilient Flooring. Don't Forget The Beautiful Community Herb Garden W/ A Large Potting Shed - The Herb Garden Committee Welcomes Community Participation In Planting & Enjoyment Of This Special Space. Our Kayak Launch Sports A Long Pier W/ Expansive Views Of The Indian River Bay & Indian River Bridge And Plenty Of Kayak Storage Space (for Rent). There's A Summer Season Beach Shuttle (5 Days/week). Our Shearwater Drive Bridge (crossing Collins Creek To Our New Rec Barn, Pools & Exercise Facility) Unites Bay Forest's Two Sections While Offering Extraordinary Views Of The Salt Marsh It Crosses And Indian River Bay Beyond. 15+ Miles Of Sidewalks. 5 Miles Bethany Beach. 2 Year Home Warranty For Added Peace Of Mind: A $1,200 Value! There's No Place Like Bay Forest... When You Own Here, You'll See Why!

31761 SKIMMER RD   - Best of Northern Virginia Real Estate

31761 Skimmer Rd, Ocean View, De

Full Baths:2
Half Baths:1

Discover The Enchanting Coastal Town Of Ocean View, Delaware, And Immerse Yourself In The Comforts Of This Exquisite Three-bedroom, Two-and-a-half-bathroom Home. Nestled Within The Highly Sought-after Bay Forest Community, This 2,500+ Square Foot Residence Offers An Ideal Combination Of Coastal Charm And Contemporary Living. Upon Entering, You'll Be Captivated By The Open, Airy Floor Plan That Showcases A Generously Sized Living Room With Soaring Vaulted Ceilings—perfect For Relaxation Or Entertaining. Two Skylights Fill The Space With An Abundance Of Natural Light, While The Expansive Sunroom, Featuring A Walkout Deck, Flows Seamlessly Into The Well-appointed Kitchen. Here, You'll Find Sleek Stainless Steel Appliances, Abundant Cabinetry, And A Convenient Breakfast Bar. The Main-level Primary Bedroom Boasts A Spacious Walk-in Closet And A Luxurious En-suite Bathroom With Dual Vanities. The Second Level Houses Two Additional Bedrooms And A Full Bathroom, Ensuring Ample Space For Family And Guests. The Main-level Laundry Room Comes Equipped With A Stacked Washer And Dryer As Well As A Utility Sink. Step Outside Onto The Lower Deck And Relish In The Serenity Of Your Private Backyard Oasis, Complete With A Hot Tub Nestled Among Mature, Evergreen Holly Trees. This Stunning Home Also Features A Laundry Room, A Two-car Garage, And Access To A Wealth Of Community Amenities Such As A Clubhouse, Community Center, Fitness Center, Game Room, Jogging/walking Paths, Marina, Meeting Room, Party Room, Pier/dock, Putting Green, Recreational Center, Tennis Courts, Playgrounds, Volleyball Courts, Two Outdoor Pools—one With A Lazy River—indoor Pickleball Court, And Kayak/canoe Launch Areas. Enjoy A Communal Gas Fire Pit And An Herb Garden, As Well As A Transferable Home Warranty For Added Peace Of Mind. The Association Fees Cover Lawn Maintenance, Pier/dock Maintenance, Reserve Funds, Road Maintenance, Snow Removal, And Trash Services. Conveniently Located Just Minutes From Pristine Beaches, Shopping, And Dining, And Offering A Complimentary Shuttle To Bethany Beach During Summer Months, This Home Embodies The Perfect Fusion Of Coastal Living And Modern Convenience.

36334 THRASHER LN   - Best of Northern Virginia Real Estate

36334 Thrasher Ln, Ocean View, De

Full Baths:2
Half Baths:1

Beautiful Three Bedroom, Two And A Half Bath, Townhome In The Award-winning, Amenity Rich, Community Of Bay Forest! Named “best Community In The Nation” By The National Association Of Home Builders And “the 2018 Best In American Living Awards”! Come See This Stonehurst Model Home Highlighted By An Open Floor Plan, Vaulted Ceilings, Palladian Windows, Plantation Shutters, A Neutral Color Palette And Rich Engineered Hardwood Flooring. Enjoy A Newly Renovated Gourmet Kitchen Appointed With High-end Finishes Including Sleek Granite Countertops, A Stylish Basket Weave Backsplash, 42-inch Cabinets With Under Lighting, Display Cabinetry And Open Shelving, A Great Storage Pantry With Deep Drawers And Pull-out Shelving, Dual Wall Ovens, New Stainless-steel Appliances, An Undermount 33-inch Stainless Sink, Bi-level Peninsula Bar, And A Wine Refrigerator. The Main Level Encompasses A Living Room, Dining Area, Family Room With A Cozy Gas Fireplace, And A Primary Bedroom With Luxury Ensuite Bath, Custom Stall Shower With Bench Seat And A Frameless Rain Shower Glass Door, Dual Sink Vanity With Upgraded Countertops And New Modern Plank Flooring. Travel Upstairs To Two Nicely Sized Bedrooms, A Full Bath And Storage/utility Room. This Amazing Community Offers Great Amenities Such As Two Clubhouses, Two Pools, Water Slides And Lazy River, Fitness Center, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Pickleball And Basketball Courts, Bocce Ball, Putting Green, Playground, Miles Of Walking Paths, Community Herb Garden, Marina With Kayak Launch And Shuttle Service To Beautiful Bethany Beach. All Just Minutes From The Bethany Boardwalk With Great Shopping And Dining Options. Don’t Miss This Amazing Opportunity, Call For Your Private Showing Today!