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Welcome to Bay Forest

Bay Forest, a Natelli community, is the Bethany Beach area's most amenity-filled community! Come check out everything it has to offer

Spacious Floorplans

You'll love the openness of your new home, perfect for your daily life and entertaining

Like to entertain?

You’ll have a flowing living area where guests can mingle and you can serve drinks and eats.

Dine in or Take out

Whether you're preparing meals in your gourmet kitchen or taking the beach shuttle into downtown Bethany Beach you'll love the many dining options available to you

Kick your feet up

It's time to relax and enjoy the life you deserve. Skip the steps - your owner's suite is conveniently located on the first floor off the main living space

Truly Yours

From the ceramic tile to the finishing touches, your home is truly yours from the moment you move in

Room for Everyone

With up to 3+ bedrooms and up to 3.5+ baths, you'll have all the space you need to spread out, relax and unwind

Just 4 miles away

Bethany Beach is just 4 miles away from Bay Forest so the whole family can enjoy fun on the boards or the beach

Splish Splash

Cool off from the warm summer sun in two swimming pools and lazy river

Stay Active

4 Tennis courts, a sand pit for volleyball, bocci ball, pickleball and horseshoe pits guarantee you'll always have something to do

Peace of Mind

Every NV home comes with a 10-year structural warranty—peace of mind you can’t get in an older, resale home

You can have it all

Beautiful new single-family homes close to the beach and providing you with an active and fun lifestyle is here at Bay Forest

Incredible Water Access

Bay Forest has a spectacular community marina with day slips, kayak and canoe launch

All this and more

What are you waiting for? Schedule an appointment today to see what Bay Forest has to offer and find your brand new home.

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Ocean View

Bay Forest at Bethany Beach

The most amenity-filled community with water access in the Bethany Beach area

    Luxury Single-Family Homes & Main-Level Owner's Suite Homes
  • |  Starting from the Mid $320s

Office Hours

Mon, 12pm-5pm
Tue-Sat, 10am-5pm
Sun, 12pm-5pm


32609 Widgeon Road
Ocean View, DE 19970
Sussex County

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About This Neighborhood

Relax and enjoy the perfect mix of comfort and luxury in an ideal location you can call home.

Bay Forest, comprising over 400 acres of forested woodlands and open meadows, is situated at the mouth of the Collins Creek Tributary, along the southern edge of the picturesque Indian River Bay.

Developed by award winning Natelli Communities, Bay Forest offers luxurious resort homes set in a series of wooded neighborhoods, linked by extensive nature trails and walking paths. During the summer months, a beach shuttle provides transportation to downtown Bethany Beach.

The Water's Edge section boasts private wooded homesites. The Ashford, featuring first floor living, is available in this section.

In addition, to offering single family homes. Bay Forest also offers villas starting from the upper $310s.

Bay Forest sits at the mouth of the Indian River Bay and offers an incredible open water access and all of the fun that comes along with it: Community marina offering kayak launch and storage area.

Bay Forest is located in Ocean View, just minutes from Bethany Beach. You can enjoy tax-free shopping in quaint local stores, dine at some of the area’s best restaurants, and play in the sun and sand.

Just when you think the amenities can’t get any better… they will! A second clubhouse for social gatherings along with another pool with large pool deck, cabanas and full service bar is planned.

You’ll find a generous selection of spacious and elegant homes featuring classic, coastal cottage-style exteriors and entryways.

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