Somers Point once known as the Somerset Plantation settling in 1693. The Somers Mansion, with a breathtaking view of Somers Point's harbor, was built in 1725 and is still standing today.
While being known to offer some of the communities more affordably priced homes the area is now it is offering some of the areas larger new construction homes along the Somers Point Harbor and selling for more than $2 million. Primarily a residential area homes can range from right around $100,000 to typically under $500,000 although higher priced homes are also available along the water.
Only a few miles from the beach and boardwalk Somers Point and Ocean City are connected by the brand new multi-million dollar Route 62 Causeway bridge with bicycle and walking path. Unlike most other communities in the area Somers Point has its own guarded beach along Bay Avenue and multiple restaurants. Although the area is not overdeveloped there are plenty of options for shopping, dining, and other services. Housing one of the larger hospitals in the area, The Shore Memorial Hospital is a 380 bed hospital that has affiliations with Jefferson, Penn & the Mayo Clinic to name a few.
Somers Point is a family oriented community offering numerous recreation facilities, bike path, baseball fields, football fields, tennis courts, and a guarded beach. Also every year Somers Point is host to multiple festivals and events including the summer concert series on the beach, Good Old Days Festival, and annual Bayfest along Bay Ave.