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Find Your Home in Milford, DE

Welcome to Milford, a quaint historic town in Delaware brimming with artsy charm and fun things to do. Downtown Milford boasts streets filled with galleries and restaurants, while the area surrounding offers some truly outstanding outdoor recreation and exploration. Milford itself is filled with shopping, dining, and other modern conveniences, and best of all, it’s just a short drive to some of Delaware’s most beautiful beaches.

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Why Do Residents Choose Milford?


Plenty of Fun to Be Found

There’s always plenty of fun to be found in Milford! Head Downtown to explore a picturesque setting of historic buildings nestled along a scenic river. Discover galleries, shops, and restaurants, or take a stroll or bike ride along the Mispillion River Walk. Taste the local flavors of Mispillion Brewing Company, or make new friends at a community event, like the Bug & Bud Festival, Riverwalk Freedom Festival, Holiday Stroll, or the Ladybug Music Festival.

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Tons of Outdoor Recreation

Milford is a great place to get outside and explore! Learn more about the beauty and wonders of nature at the DuPont Nature Center or Abbott’s Mill Nature Center. Explore a local park, like Goat Island, or bring your pooch to Milford Dog Park. Launch your boat at Mispillion Marina and prepare yourself to boat and fish all the way to Slaughter Beach.

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Breathtaking Coastal Beauty

Milford is located just a few short miles from the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Coastline. Reach Slaughter Beach (on the Bay) in just 15 minutes. Take a short drive of about 25 minutes to charming Lewes Beach (also on the Bay) and Cape Henlopen State Park (Bay and Ocean). Drive just 35 minutes to reach trendy Rehoboth Beach with its happening boardwalk and beautiful beaches.

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Lovely Homes for Sale

One of the best things about Milford is how affordable it is! Its median listing price is just over $287,000, which means homes in the area are pretty affordable. You can find plenty of home options in that price range, or even under. And if you're looking for something new or fairly luxurious, you'll be pretty pleased at the options available—without the hefty price tag (and with more-than-reasonable Delaware property taxes!). Milford also has lots of charming new neighborhoods and master-planned communities in the area, too.

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Milford at a Glance

Travel & Commute

Lewes: 25 min
Rehoboth Beach: 35 min
Dover: 35 min
Major Roads: Route 1, Route 15, US-13

Quick Facts

Population: 12,860
County: Sussex
Zip codes: 19963
Median Home Value: $287,900

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