Boomers and Beyond at the Beach...in Delaware. by Active Adults Realty

About Coastal Delaware

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Bethany Beach was founded as "a haven of rest for quiet people” with the Delaware Seashore State Park ” to the North, a Boardwalk for strolling and a full range of eating and shopping experiences.

Bridgeville, one of the oldest communities in western Sussex County and located about 30 miles from Rehoboth Beach and from Dover. It’s a pleasant agricultural-oriented community known for fine homes, broad tree-lined streets, active community organizations and the Bridgeville Historical Society.

Dover and the Kent County area is saturated with museums, attractions and hundreds of restaurants. Exciting gaming and harness racing, NASCAR thrills, unique special events, rich history and Delaware hospitality are found by those moving to and residing in Kent County, Delaware.

Fenwick Island is right across the Delaware state line from Ocean City, Maryland. Close to the OC action, yet family-oriented, the town sits on a narrow strip of land with wide beaches to the east and Little Assawoman Bay to the west.

Georgetown, located at the heart of Sussex County is 16 miles from anywhere in the county. It has small town charm, historic appeal, cultural diversity and excellent educational facilities, an accessible airport, unique stores and antique shops.

Beautiful and quaint, the seafaring town of Lewes is a tree lined city offering walkable streets with unique shops, restaurants, galleries, antique stores, B&B’s, incredible gardens, parks, a marina, museums, and a Town Dock on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal.
Middletown is conveniently located about 24 miles south of Wilmington, Delaware. It is one of the oldest Delaware towns not on a navigable waterway. Several of Delaware's most popular active adult communities are located in Middletown

Millsboro is the quintessential rural hometown, conveniently located at the intersection of Routes 113 and 24. Home to many small businesses as well as some of the county's largest employers, the town boasts many antique stores and great eateries as well as parks.

Milton’s historic district has 200 homes on the National Register. From lacy Victorian homes to gorgeous Arts and Crafts bungalows, this former shipbuilding town located at the head of the Broadkill River offers town parks, unique shops with fishing, canoeing, and kayaking
Newark is located directly east of the Maryland state line and is about a mile south of "the Twelve-Mile Circle" where Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania meet. Located almost equidistant between Philadelphia (approx. 45 miles) and Baltimore (approx. 55 miles), Newark is part of densely populated New Castle County, and its large amount of public parkland
Ocean View is located one mile west from Bethany Beach at the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Bay. Ocean View is best described as a friendly community comprised primarily of retirees and “A Place to Come Home to” with less than 2000 year-round residents

Rehoboth Beach, located on the Atlantic Coast, is only two hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. It has a beautiful beach, a mile-long boardwalk (one of the best on the east coast), wonderful unique shops and outlet stores, galleries and great restaurants.

Selbyville is located eight miles from Fenwick Island and from Ocean City, Maryland on the south side of Route 54. Today it is now a place where many newcomers choose to live, work and retire as well as, vacation. Four new neighborhoods are in the construction process, with more homes to be built.

From beautiful Bethany Beach south and west, the towns of BethanySouth Bethany,Fenwick IslandOcean ViewMillville, Clarksville, Frankford, and Dagsboro are referred to as “The Quiet Resorts”.  Each is unique in its history but all share a turn-of-the century small town feel. Contact the team here at Active Adults Realty for a personal tour of homes for sale in The Quiet Resorts.

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