All Your Questions Answered




How far is Millville by the Sea from Bethany Beach? Rehoboth Beach? Ocean City, MD?

Millville by the Sea is conveniently located just 4.7 miles from Bethany Beach allowing you to avoid high traffic roads leading to the beach areas. We’re also 16 miles from Rehoboth Beach and 18 miles from Ocean City, MD. In the summer, take advantage of our community-exclusive Beach Shuttle which brings you just a few minutes away from Bethany Beach.


What’s the closest medical facility to Millville by the Sea?

Our community is less than 2 miles from Beebe Walk-In Care Clinic, and a new Emergency Center is currently in development on the perimeter of our community.  


Which grocery stores are closest to Millville by the Sea?

Grocery retailers such as Giant, Weis, and Hocker’s are all within 2 miles, and Harris Teeter is less than 6 miles away.


Where are the closest airports to the community?

Salisbury –Ocean City-Wicomico Regional Airport and Philadelphia International Airport are both options for Millville by the Sea residents, friends, and family.




How many model homes does Millville by the Sea have? How many floorplans?

Our community currently features seven different floorplans (all with a variety of options available) and two model homes.  


Can we semi-customize a Millville by the Sea home with the builder?

Absolutely! Christopher Companies offers the opportunity to customize your floor plan to best fit your lifestyle.


Does the buyer own the homesite? Or do buyers opt into a lease?

All homes currently being sold are on fee simple title.


Does Millville by the Sea offer homesites with water views?

Yes, there are a limited number of exclusive homesites that offer lake views.


How many homes are sold?

At present, there have been more than 400 homes sold in Millville by the Sea.




Is Millville by the Sea a 55+ only community?

Our community is open to all ages with homes, events, and amenities that complement every lifestyle.


What are HOA dues? What’s is included with the HOA fees?

HOA dues vary from village to village. For the currently selling Sea Star Village, HOA fees are $132/month. These fees cover features specific to Sea Star Village, including trash removal and lawn maintenance. In addition to the village-specific HOA fees, residents pay a Master Community Association (MCA) fee, currently at $104 which pays for the upkeep and access to all community amenities and facilities including the community Lifestyle & Activity Center.  


Does Millville by the Sea have an activities director? Are there weekly community events?

Yes, there is a full-time Activities Director and weekly community events hosted by Millville by the Sea. Weekly calendar staples include wine mixers, Mahjong, poker, and yoga. To stay up to date on upcoming events, visit our Events & Clubs page or follow us on Instagram and Facebook.  




Does Millville by the Sea have a beach shuttle? Which days/hours does it run? How often does it run?

Yes, Millville by the Sea residents have access to our convenient Beach Shuttle that runs May through September each year. Typical weekend hours are from 10am – 7 or 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 10am - 4pm on Sundays.  


Are there designated spaces in the community for sporting activities?

Yes, Millville by the Sea offers Bocce Ball and Pickle Ball courts, a Resort Pool with water volleyball, trails for hiking and biking, and lakes to kayak, canoe, or drop a line for a day of fishing.


How many pools are there in Millville by the Sea?

Millville by the Sea has two different pools, ranging in size for residents to cool off and unwind.

The Sand Dollar pool located in Sand Dollar Village is a 5-foot deep pool with a beach entry and Exercise Cabana. 

Our Resort Pool offers an expansive pool with water volleyball, a Splash Pad for the kids, beach entry, and plenty of lounge chairs and umbrellas to take in the scenery. 


Can residents host events at Millville by the Sea?

Of course! Our Crab Shack is available to rent for private parties and meet-ups with views that overlook Lake Summerwind.


What can residents find inside the Lifestyle and Activities Center?

Residents can mingle in the Clubhouse kitchen or sit by the fireplace to read the next chapter of their favorite book. Our community Pub (BYOB) with flat-screen TVs and a pool table is also a resident favorite.  


How can residents stay active in Millville by the Sea?

Millville by the Sea has a dedicated Fitness Center with cardio and strength training machines as well as a private room for classes like yoga and men’s stretch. We also have parks, lakes, and trails throughout our community for those who prefer to take their workouts outdoors.


Does Millville by the Sea offer activities for children?

Yes, kids can make a splash in one of our two community pools (one of which has a dedicated kid’s Splash Pad) or run around and explore in the poolside playground. Kids can also learn how to catch-andrelease fish on Lake Summerwind and Sand Dollar Lake.