This private beach community about midway between Rehoboth Beach and Ocean City offers energy-efficient Delaware beach homes for sale in a quiet gated setting with a clubhouse, swimming pool and small private beach on Indian River Bay. The community is 25 miles north of Ocean City, Maryland, and about two and a half hours from the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas.
Ellis point is a relatively small residential enclave flanked by Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club and Holts Landing State Park, with gated entry and expansive views over natural tidal wetlands to Indian River Bay. The community is 15 minutes from the Bethany Beach Boardwalk and half an hour from Rehoboth Beach, giving homeowners easy access to shops, restaurants and miles of magnificent Atlantic beaches and nature areas along the Delaware and Maryland shorelines.
Buyers at Ellis Point can choose from a selection of single-family floor plans offered by Schell Brothers, a prominent Delaware homebuilder based in Rehoboth Beach. All homes feature 2x6 exterior walls with superior insulation, high-performance windows, high-efficiency HVAC equipment and other built-in features designed to minimize energy costs while maximizing comfort and indoor air quality. Send me information now!
Acreage 70 acres (40 hectares)
Clubhouse All property owners have access to the Ellis Point community clubhouse.
Swimming & Fitness Clubhouse facilities include a lounge, fitness center and swimming pool
Golf Nearby The adjacent Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club features a private 18-hole golf course with clubhouse dining, pro shop and practice facilities.
Boating & Fishing Ellis Point is an ideal location to enjoy boating, sailing, canoeing and kayaking on Indian River Bay and adjacent Rehoboth Bay, with access to the Atlantic Ocean via Indian River Inlet. Fishing enthusiasts will find many options on the bays and along the Atlantic shoreline, as well as deep-sea sport fishing on the Atlantic. Marina and charter services are available 20 to 30 minutes from the community.
Shopping and Dining Ellis Point is convenient to a good selection of shops, restaurants and retail services five to 15 minutes away in Millville, Ocean View, Clarksville and Bethany Beach. The community is about half an hour from major outlet stores in Rehoboth Beach, and there is no sales tax in Delaware.
Area Attractions Ellis Point is at the center of a 30-mile string of family-friendly beach towns and coastal nature areas extending from Rehoboth Beach near the mouth of Delaware Bay south to Ocean City, Maryland. Nearby Bethany Beach is a laid-back Delaware shore beach town with a quiet boardwalk and a popular public beach on the Atlantic Ocean.
Health Care 24-hour emergency care is available 20 miles away at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland, or 25 miles away at Beebe Healthcare's main hospital in Lewes, Delaware.
Airport Access The nearest major passenger airports are 100 to 130 miles away in Wilmington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The community is 45 minutes from Wicomico Regional Airport in Salisbury, Maryland, with scheduled passenger service to Philadelphia and Charlotte.
Homes For Sale Priced from about $529,900 to $700,000