Ormond-By-The-Sea Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
About 10 miles north of Daytona Beach in northern Volusia County is the quiet, barrier island community of Ormond-By-The-Sea. It is a haven of natural beauty, where residents take pleasure in barefoot walks on the sand and gentle ocean breezes. The island is bordered by the Halifax River on the west and the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
Despite the gorgeous waterfront location, the community remains untarnished by the travel industry. Some property owners retreat to this beach community as a home away from home, but the majority of the 8,900 residents stay year-round. Instead of clubs and flashy attractions, the unincorporated community consists of residential properties and local shops and restaurants. Real estate options consist of single-family detached homes in a range of styles and prices as well as condominiums and townhouses.
For those who want a break from this serenity, the hot spot of Daytona Beach is just a short drive away via U.S. Route 1. Other nearby communities include Ormond Beach, Holly Hill and Flagler Beach. The intersection of Interstates 95 and 4 is also within several miles, providing easy access to other parts of Florida. Public education for is under the jurisdiction of Volusia County School District. The nearest campuses are in Ormond Beach, just a few miles south. Volusia County School District operates more than 85 campuses in total, including six in Ormond Beach.