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Best value for new homes in amenity-filled community, surrounded by the Assawoman Wildlife Preserve, minutes to Bethany, from the $330s.

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The Estuary

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Community Overview

The Community

Imagine being able to live close to the beach but in a picturesque community surrounded by beautiful nature in tax-friendly Delaware.

The best just got better! Tucked away from the busy hustle and bustle of beachgoers, The Estuary is an established community surrounded by over 17 miles of walking trails and over 50% of the area dedicated to undeveloped woods and open space. Nestled among the Assawoman Wildlife Preserve, you’ll love all the nature that surrounds you! This unique community just doesn’t compare to others in the area!

With amenities you can enjoy from the day you move in, you won’t have to leave the community! The clubhouse is the hot spot where you can easily mingle and make new friends. Community happy hours and get-togethers happen frequently and provide gathering spaces, a bar, catering kitchen, game room with pool and shuffleboard tables, an indoor fireplace, state-of-the-art fitness center, fitness classes including a yoga studio, and even an arts and crafts room. And don’t forget about a summer favorite – the pool! With outdoor TV and a covered pavilion with bar, you’ll be able to easily interact with your new neighbors. When your kids or grandchildren are visiting, they won’t have to worry about crossing a busy street to access all the community fun – your new home will be closest to it all!

Speaking of visitors, your new home will be the perfect place to host them. With 2-story options available and first-floor living, you can have the privacy you desire all at an incredible price providing the best value in the community on top of an easy and simplified buying process!

When you’re ready to head to the beach, a convenient beach shuttle can get you there in just under 10 minutes! 

There’s nothing quite like The Estuary. See for yourself -- Schedule your visit today!

About the Area

If you’re looking for a secluded community that has it all and is still close to your daily needs, The Estuary is where you want to live. Tucked away, The Estuary boasts over 17 miles of open space surrounded by woods and with water access. A completed clubhouse, pool, pier with water access, more are all conveniently located within the community. Best of all? Your new home will be closest to all of these amenities.

Backroads provide ease of mobility and get you to shopping and entertainment easily under 10 minutes. You’ll be just 5 miles from the beach! Located next to Assawoman Bay State Wildlife Park, boaters, kayakers, surfers and other water sports enthusiasts will love coming home to The Estuary.

Have the best of both worlds at an affordable value when you live at The Estuary – coming soon!

School District

Indian River School District

Community Details


  • Mon 12pm-5pm
  • Tue-Thur 10am-5pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat 10am-5pm
  • Sun 12pm-5pm


30150 Islander Beach Road
Frankford, DE 19945
Sussex County

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  • 17 miles of pathways, sidewalks and wooded trails
  • Expansive main pool with in-water sunning deck, benches, and lap pool
  • Children's pool
  • Save up to 30% on your energy costs each month with our BuiltSmart program.
  • Nest® Energy Saving Thermostat
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