Bayside was named a finalist in the Best Community category of the 2018 Best in American Living Awards by the National Association of Home Builders.

Award levels, including platinum, gold, silver and Home of the Year, will be announced during the NAHB International Builders’ Show on Feb. 20.

Situated in Fenwick Island, four miles from the beach, Bayside comprises nearly 1,000 acres overlooking the Assawoman Bay and features a master-planned 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.

There are community pools, kayaking and paddle boarding, stocked ponds for fishing, delicious dining and special activities for kids of all ages. The Freeman Stage at Bayside offers a roster of dance, theater, live music and children’s performances.

With more than 1,050 settled homes within the community, Bayside continues to grow. Partnerships with Schell Brothers and Beazer Homes gives Carl M. Freeman Companies access to quality builders.

Now in its 35th year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential housing industry including single-family production, custom, multifamily, affordable, remodeling, community and interiors. BALA is built on the principle that all great homes start with great design, no matter cost or size.

For more, visit bestinamericanliving.com and livebayside.com.