Millsboro, Delaware

The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay

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Homes, Townhomes:
$300,000 - $2,000,000

The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay
Located on the historic Delmarva Peninsula next to Delaware's famed Rehoboth, Lewes and Dewey Beaches, The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay is a gated golf community set on nearly 800 acres and surrounded by water on three sides. Home to the first private Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in Delaware, the community was voted Delaware's Best Resort Community and has received numerous accolades including Development of the Year and Best Private Club by Golf, Inc.

The Peninsula features a variety of coastal style homes to fit every lifestyle, including custom homes, townhomes, single-family villas, condos and homesites. With nine distinct neighborhoods, every home is situated to take advantage of the scenic views and natural topography.

As of December 2016 the Peninsula is now home to a brand new 33,000 sq ft. Clubhouse. Prefect for a delicious meal at the restaurant with views of the golf course and the Indian River Bay. This new Clubhouse is the ideal place for meeting up with friends to grab a drink, play pool, cards, or relax by the numerous fireplaces and fire pit. The ultimate social spot for all of the community to gather.

In addition to outstanding golf and brand new Clubhouse, the community offers resort-style amenities at its Lakeside Village Center - including three swimming pools, a wave pool with water slide, an athletic club, tennis center and day spa. Membership to The Peninsula is available only to homeowners within the community. Request More Information now!
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  • Acreage

    775 acres (310 hectares)

  • Gatehouse

    24-hour gated access

  • Club Structure


  • Golf

    Managed by Troon Golf, The Peninsula’s private, 7,200-yard, par 72 Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course weaves strategically through the community’s nine neighborhoods- with seven holes set dramatically along the Indian River Bay and Lingo Creek. The Golf Complex includes a practice range, putting green and short-game practice area, Golf Shop golf simulator, Clubhouse restaurant and Terrace Grille restaurant. View the Interactive Golf Course Map.

  • Lakeside Village Athletic Center

    Includes an athletic club and day spa, tennis center, indoor pool, outdoor pool, a wave pool with water slide and a private beach. Plus, casual dining at the Terrace Grille, a gourmet market, Private Bay Beach and nature center and a community Post Office.

  • Clubhouse

    Officially opened December 2016, the clubhouse will include fine dining and banquet facilities as well as a premier golf shop, golf simulator and full-service men’s and women’s lounges. Outside, residents will enjoy an alfresco seating area and fireplace overlooking a spacious lawn with tent space that will accommodate up to 750 people.

  • Tennis Center

    Features eight lighted all-weather courts, a stadium court with viewing gallery, pro shop, locker rooms and professional teaching staff.

  • Nature & Kayak Center

    Offers water sports and learning with a nature laboratory, permanent nature displays and educational seminars.

  • Boating & Fishing

    From canoeing and kayaking the surrounding waterways to sailing and motor boating on Indian River Bay and Rehoboth Bay or big game fishing on the open Atlantic, the community makes an ideal base for a wide range of angling and recreational boating activities. The Peninsula also features a water taxi that picks up residents from our bay beach and brings them to Dewey Beach throughout the Summer months. No need to worry about driving, or parking just grab your towel and enjoy the bay breeze and beautiful views.

  • Area Attractions

    In addition to miles of laid-back Atlantic beaches, the Delmarva Peninsula is home to a number of charming coastal villages and to the historic seaside resort of Lewes. The state capital, Dover, and its famous NASCAR speedway are an hour to the north, while the cultural attractions of Wilmington are close enough for an easy day trip.

  • Healthcare

    Beebe Medical Center, located about ten minutes from The Peninsula, is a full-service community hospital offering inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.

  • Single-Family Homes For Sale

    From the $500,000s to $2 million

  • Villas For Sale

    From the $400,000s to the $500,000s

  • Townhomes For Sale

    Start in the $300,000s

  • Disclaimer

    Obtain the Property Report required by federal law and read it before signing anything. No federal agency has judged the merit or value, if any, of this property. This is not intended to be and does not constitute an offer in any state or jurisdiction where prohibited by law. All prices are subject to change without notice.

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The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay

26937 Bay Farm Road

Millsboro, Delaware 19966

38.6184688 -75.179107

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"Welcome home" we say when entering the the environmentally-friendly gates of the Peninsula.

Larry and Vickie B. - Verified Resident (Since 2012)

Being retired and wanting little to do, we found The Peninsula. The amenities offered were more than we could imagine. The pools, wave pool, state of the art gym, activity room, great restaurant, tennis court, beautiful golf course, nature trails, sanctuary and even a Post Office, are among many things available to enjoy. We could not find any othe ...

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Luanne and Marc Stanley - Verified Resident (Since 2007)

We have lived at The Peninsula for six years and have enjoyed everything here such as the wonderful neighbors, golf and pool, the gym and beauty of the location.

Once you go through the gates, you are instantly at ease.

John B. - Verified Resident (Since 2009)

We look forward to the weekends and can't wait to arrive. There are so many things to do and I am very active with bike riding, kayaking, fitness center walking and going to the pools. I do not golf but will when I retire. The Peninsula is like another world, so relaxing, so friendly. When friends come down they say its like a resort and now I ...

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