Beach and Resort Homes Ocean City MD, West Ocean City MD and Ocean Pines MD
Ocean City Maryland is known as the premier resort destination in the state. With 10 miles of wide, clean beaches and it's infamous boardwalk, Ocean City MD draws over 8 million vistors per year. During summer, the population reaches over 300,000 and Ocean City becomes the second largest town in Maryland. Numerous hotels, restaurants and shops line Coastal Highway, the main thoroughfare through the town. Visitors can hang out on the beach, surf, ride personal watercraft, go parasailing or even enter the White Marlin Open, the largest billfishing tournament in the world. Visitors seeking a quieter vacation can find it by visiting or camping on Assateague Island National Seashore, created after a major storm wiped out residential development in 1962. The island itself was formed after the storm of 1933 carved the inlet out of what is now the south end of the Town of Ocean City. For those looking for a vacation getaway or second home, the Ocean City MD real estate market has a lot to offer. From simple bayfront and interior condos to the most luxurious oceanfront condos and single family homes, there is something available for nearly every budget.
West Ocean City Maryland
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A short drive across the bay down U.S. Route 50, West Ocean City MD was once primarily the home to Ocean City's commercial fishing fleet. During the tourist season many Ocean City locals spent the majority of their time there. Vacationers can still see the history of West Ocean City by visiting the commercial harbor and finding the freshest of seafood just off the boat. Some of the best kept secrets of this area can be found around West Ocean City and the harbor in the form of numerous local restaurants. In the last two decades, the area has rapidly developed with the 611 corridor serving visitors heading to Assateague Island, the Ocean City Airport and several golf courses. Further west on Route 50 has seen a recent influx of major retailers, which is a testament of the stability of the area. The West Ocean City MD real estate market has something for nearly everyone, from small cottages and bungalows to new construction luxury waterfront condos.
Ocean Pines Maryland
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A short drive across the Route 90 bridge from Ocean City will bring you to Ocean Pines MD, a unique waterfront community of around 15,000 residents which lies on 3,500 acres. Ocean Pines MD was established in 1968 as a summer retreat for retirees. Today it offers lifestyle options for nearly everyone, including a well known and challenging golf course, swimming pools, yacht club, two marinas, community center, playgrounds, lakes and nature trails. The Ocean Pines MD real estate market is as unique and varied as it's people. Home buyers have many options ranging from summer cottages to the finest in waterfront living, offering spectacular views of the Ocean City skyline. Town homes, condos, active adult communities and golf course homes complete the picture for the relocating home buyer or someone looking for that special vacation getaway.
Content Authored by Dale King