Ocean Pines continues to be one of the best places to retire. The town boasts a wooded, waterfront community of over 12,000 on Maryland’s Eastern Shore only eight miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean. The low median home prices, low crime rate, luxury senior living, and excellent medical care make Ocean Pines the perfect place to retire.
Why Retire in Ocean Pines?
Median Home Prices
The median home price is $285,000. The average sale price per square foot in Ocean Pines is $186. The cost of living in this area is relatively inexpensive making Ocean Pines an affordable option for retirement.
Low Crime Rate
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime). Ocean Pines violent crime is 12.0 (The US average is 22.7). Ocean Pines property crime is 15.5 (The US average is 35.4). -BestPaces.net
Ocean Pines is a safe alternative to more populated areas on the Eastern Shore and throughout the East Coast. This area is proud of it’s community outreach, police and first responder presence, and its active citizens.
Luxury Senior Living
The Parke at Ocean Pines
The Parke at Ocean Pines is an active adult community of 503 residences within the larger Ocean Pines community in Ocean Pines, Maryland. Within minutes of Ocean City, Maryland, Parke residents enjoy a small-town community lifestyle away from the hustle of the nearby resort. And yet Ocean Pines’ and Ocean City’s resort amenities and the natural beauty of coastal living are available within a minute’s drive.
Parke residents can enjoy the nearby Ocean Pines 18-hole golf course, along with the yacht club with restaurant, two marinas, basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, numerous lakes, and walking trails. In addition, residents at The Parke at Ocean Pines have their own private clubhouse.
The Parke at Ocean Pines is six miles west of Ocean City and its famous Maryland Boardwalk. While nearby Ocean City is close enough for shopping, dining, and other enjoyments, residents of The Parke at Ocean Pines enjoy neighborhood living with several restaurants, pharmacies, medical offices, grocery stores, and other personal care shops within walking distance or a short drive.
The Woodlands and Catered Living of Ocean Pines
The Woodlands and Catered Living of Ocean Pines is an assisted living community nestled in the resort area of Ocean Pines, Maryland. Catered Living employs quality resident assistants, dedicated nurses, and people who enjoy working with and caring for elderly people, providing assistance while allowing the resident to remain as independent as possible.
Three homemade meals daily, assistance with the activities of daily living, medication management and administration, housekeeping and laundry services, linen service, emergency on call system and cable television are all included in the monthly fees. Also included are the activities programs, transportation for scheduled activities, kitchenette with refrigerators in each room, handicapped accessible baths in each resident’s room, snacks 24 hours a day. Catered Living Care equals personal care from caring people.
Excellent Medical Care
Ocean Pines, Maryland has excellent medical care in the immediate area as well as adjoining towns. The community of Ocean Pines recently experienced a large increase in medical practices in the area including specializations in cardiology, cancer research and care, internal medicine, neurology, and many other specialties.
To learn more about the community of Ocean Pines, and other concierge level secrets, contact Mechelle Nichols, Luxury Collection Specialist, at 410.430.1575 (cell) or mnichols@LuxuryShoreLiving.com.