When you decide to build or buy in Ocean Pines, your most difficult decision with be “where”?
Choose from scenic lots on the waterfront (canal or open water), golf course, or wooded home sites nestled amongst the trees. Then design your own dream house or build the weekend vacation home you’ve been wanting.
Ocean Pines approximately 8,250 home sites are spread out over 3,500 acres, located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, just minutes from the bright clean beach of the blue Atlantic and the Ocean City resorts, its close proximity to the Baltimore/washing area (2-3) hour’s drive) makes it a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its neighbors to the North in Delaware, new Jersey and new York, (just 6 hours drive from new York City are finding Ocean Pines a great place for a summer retreat as well.
The amenities offered by Ocean Pines are truly incredible. Varied club memberships allows individual and families to enjoy the use of the many facilities These includes an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones, designed Championship Golf Course, 4 swimming pools, 14 Tennis Courts, a golf and Country Club, Swim & Racket Club, Yacht Club and a private Beach Club in Ocean City. Members many enjoy fine dining the yacht Club while watching the sunset of the bay.
In addition to the many social and sporting activities offered by the Clubs of Ocean Pines, the recreational activities available to its residents are abundant. The Ocean Pines Recreation Department sponsors many programs throughout the year, ranging from bridge lessons and tax seminars to aerobic dance classes and a children’s summer camp program. If you still have free time, there are more than 50 active clubs and civic organizations. People of all ages will find plenty to do.
Ocean Pines is a year-round community that appeals to a broad spectrum of people. Many people move here as their home base after retirements. Young couples com from the cities and settle in Ocean Pines as a wonderful area in which to raise children. Schools – both public and private – are excellent; and there are churches of all denominations nearby.
The approximately 8,250 homes and lot owners in Ocean Pines make up the Ocean Pines Association (OPA), a homeowner’s association which elects and is governed by a board of Directors. The OPA has approximately 80 year-round employees who preserve and protect the community. Home and lot owners are assessed a yearly fee which provides the funds necessary to maintain the roads, canals, parks\ and building, as well as providing other services such as police and fire protection, recreational activities and administration. Outside the Ocean Pines gates there is convenient shopping and services.
How many other communities can boast all of the great assets Ocean Pines has to offer? It’s a perfect place to get away to – for a weekend or week OR better yet, on a permanent year-round basis.
Whether you are in an interested in looking to purchase an Ocean Pines Beach Home, selling or downsizing your current beach home or know someone that is … Contact Donna Lewis Stiles today at 410.430.8755 for details on how she can make, “Beach Home Living” a reality for you!