Why We Live Here

A Popular Photographic Series provided by SellingDelawareHomes highlighting attractions, history and interesting places here in the beach area of Southern Delaware. Delaware may be small but it is rich in history and offers so much for so many - from the resort areas of Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Bethany Beach and Fenwick or inland where you’ll find stunning waterways, great fishing, golf and more. Whether you've already purchased a home here or are considering purchasing a home - we think you'll enjoy learning about the area thru this visually rich series...
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Why We Live Here . . . University of Delaware ~ Lewes

Why We Live Here . . . University of Delaware ~ Lewes

Why We Live Here . . . University of Delaware ~ Lewes If you travel to the little town of Lewes, down Savannah Road, then hang a left on Pilottown Road and ride all the way Roosevelt Inlet, you will come to University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment.  This branch of the [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Bethany Beach

Why We Live Here . . . Bethany Beach

Why We Live Here . . . Bethany Beach Nicknamed the “Quiet Beach”, Bethany Beach is the stretch of beach located south of Dewey Beach and north of Fenwick Island.  This area was once inhabited by farmers and fisherman who earned extra income by recovering goods from ships that suffered the fate of powerful coastal [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Kings Creek Country Club

Why We Live Here . . . Kings Creek Country Club

Why We Live Here . . . Kings Creek Country Club It’s a warm, summer day and you are driving south on Rt. 1; past the outlets, creeping along in traffic that is travelling at a smooth four miles per hour between traffic signals.  Only a mile and a half farther and you are at [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Zwaanendael Museum

Why We Live Here . . . Zwaanendael Museum

Why We Live Here . . . Zwaanendael Museum On the corner of Kings Highway and Savannah Road is a local iconic structure that was constructed to honor Delaware’s first European settlement in 1631, the Zwaanendael Colony.  The museum is modeled after the former city hall in Hoorn, the Netherlands, as it features Dutch elements [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Sandcastles

Why We Live Here . . . Sandcastles

Why We Live Here . . . Sandcastles Labor Day traditionally signifies the official end of summer, the start of another school year and the beginning of cooler temperatures.  The annual Sandcastle Contest, held in Rehoboth Beach is a  long standing tradition that helps to extend the vacation season. Explore our listings For Sale in [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Cape American Beachgrass

Why We Live Here . . . Cape American Beachgrass

Why We Live Here . . . Cape American Beachgrass Stroll up and down the boardwalk in Rehoboth and you will view a close up of greenery along the beach.  This grass serves a significant purpose in our little beach towns to preserve our homes, our businesses and our way of life. Explore our listings [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Milton, Delaware

Why We Live Here . . . Milton, Delaware

Why We Live Here . . . Milton, Delaware Sussex Countains are very proud of our local businesses.  One such example is the Dogfish Head Brewery that started and still operates in Rehoboth Beach and expanded to Milton, Delaware and across the country.  This now well-known, family run company has almost single handedly put our [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Ryves Holt House ~ Lewes

Why We Live Here . . . Ryves Holt House ~ Lewes

Why We Live Here . . . Ryves Holt House ~ Lewes On an unusually cool morning in August, people traverse the lovely brick sidewalks of downtown Lewes.  Shaded by mature trees, lined by boutiques and restaurants, the walk leads us to the Ryves Holt House, at the corner of Mulberry and Second Streets. Explore [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Fred Hudson Trail ~ Bethany Beach

Why We Live Here . . . Fred Hudson Trail ~ Bethany Beach

Why We Live Here . . . Fred Hudson Trail ~ Bethany Beach Looking for something to do with the family at the beach that costs nothing but provides an enriching experience?  How about an activity out of the sun on a hot summer day?  Want to find a quiet retreat away from traffic and [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Broadkill Beach

Why We Live Here . . . Broadkill Beach

Why We Live Here . . . Broadkill Beach Broadkill Beach is a small community located on the Delaware Bay north of the mouth of the Broadkill River.  Broadkill Beach offers direct waterfront beach access to the Delaware Bay for swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, surf fishing, and other water-oriented activities.  The community is surrounded to the [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier ~ Lewes

Why We Live Here . . . Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier ~ Lewes

Why We Live Here . . . Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier ~ Lewes A favorite pastime of the young, the mature, the local and the vacationer is fishing at the Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier in the state park in Lewes, Delaware.  Avid and amateur fisherman can catch blue fish, striped bass, croaker, kingfish, pufferfish, skates, [...]
Why We Live Here . . . Big Chill Beach Club, Bethany Beach

Why We Live Here . . . Big Chill Beach Club, Bethany Beach

Why We Live Here . . . Big Chill Beach Club, Bethany Beach One of the most unique additions to the state park at the Indian River Inlet is the Big Chill Beach Club, an oceanfront restaurant that officially opened in June 2017.  This new venue provides amazing views of sunrises on the Atlantic Ocean [...]