At Ashton Group at The Beach it is our mission to design and build the most unique and beautiful outdoor spaces and custom in-ground swimming pools for our clients, while consistently exceeding their vision and expectations, all the while displaying professionalism, absolute honesty, and superior quality since 2003. Our passionate, award winning team of licensed and insured hardscape and pool designers, architects, and friendly staff are here to offer you the best in customer service, construction and design.

We strive to transform your outdoor living space from “ordinary” to “extraordinary”. It requires a keen attention to detail and constant communication from start to finish. That just happens to be our specialty, which is why you’ll get not only a beautiful outdoor space or swimming pool oasis, but an exciting and memorable experience.

How We Work

As the only design build outdoor living company in the Sussex County, Delaware area, we operate a little differently (better we think!) Yes, we are meticulous and we take our time when it comes to the planning and design of your dream space but we believe it sets you up for a finished project you will feel passionately about for years to come. So, while the consultation and design adds a lot of time on the beginning of your timeframe, we believe it is an invaluable investment to explore the full potential of your space.

Reach Out

Once we are lucky enough to receive your call or email inquiry, we work to get back to you within 24 hours.

  • We start the conversation with you about what you are looking for, how you use your home, how do you want the space to perform and what your ideal timeframe is on your project.


We set an appointment up for our designer to meet you at your home, or our office if the home is not yet built. While with you we will ask detailed questions, take fastidious notes, and take pictures to get every detail of your home and yard.

  • Prepare for your appointment. Know what features are most important to you and your family – those features are where we will want to proportionately stack your budget.


Ashton Group at the Beach is at the forefront of design, sustainability and new products that can enhance your space. Details take time so we like to schedule your design review meeting 2-3 weeks out. The design will include the only 3D renderings being offered in this area, customized to look just like your home and show you what you can expect to see in your project.


Come in to our beautiful design studio to view your design on our large screen. Receive your completely customized proposal based on all of our conversations. See your ideas right in front of you and spend time with our owner for any needed changes.


Once the design is finalized you will have the opportunity to select materials right from our samples on site. Once all of your decisions have been noted your contract will be issued and our team will start to review with our construction team.

Getting the Green Light

While you work on your HOA approval we will work on permits in the city or county, whatever is applicable.

Project Starts

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