You may have heard of Sussex County, Delaware, but do you really know why our residents love it so much? As home to our beautiful Bayside community, Sussex County offers a lot more than meets the eye, so lets take a look at all of the right reasons to move here and join us!

Low Taxes

Two things in life are certain, death and taxes. Why not ensure that you are paying lower taxes to make life a whole lot better?! Delaware has an average of 0.51% property tax, which is the 4th lowest in the country according to

The average property tax rate in Sussex County, DE is about 0.32%, which is the lowest of all counties in the state. Not only are property taxes low, but there is no sales tax, personal property tax, or inheritance tax, just to name a few!

Temperate Weather

Summer, winter, spring, and fall, here in Sussex County we really have it all! Because Bayside is located near the coastline, summers are not unbearably hot, and winters are not unbearably cold!

Bayside is also an active community year round with weekly community events and the chance to golf on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course during every season! Delaware weather is the epitome of experiencing all four seasons throughout the year, and we love every second of it.


Central Location

You know what they say, “location, location, location”! Bayside is roughly 3 hours from Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C., which makes our community perfect for your new year round, or second home.

Just minutes from Bayside are some of the best shopping, dining, recreation, and beaches in Sussex County, DE! We are also close to other popular beach towns, including Ocean City, MD and Bethany Beach, DE.

Beautiful Landscapes

Imagine yourself overlooking a beautiful body of water. What do you see? Is it an ocean? A bay? The glittering reflection of a sunset? You will find all of these scenes and more in Sussex County.

At Bayside, The Point overlooks the Ocean City skyline across the Assawoman Bay to create magnificent views. Our community restaurant, The Cove, overlooks one of the many lakes that make up part of our Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Did we also mention that Bayside is just 4 miles to the beaches of Fenwick Island?



Sussex County, Delaware is truly a wondrous place to live, and we wouldn’t choose anywhere other than Bayside to Just Be happy! If you’re interested in joining us, come visit Bayside today to explore the community, amenities, and new homes, or visit for more information.