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Yet Again Delaware Gets Major Buzz with so Many Great Places to Live

Its about three months before beach season, when millions travel to Lewes, Rehoboth and Bethany for fun in the sun and all of the associated pleasures of our coast. Yet hardly a day goes by when we dont hear about people discovering other wonderful places throughout our beautiful state.

The latest comes from a travel blogger who jets all over the world yet somehow found a way to describe some of Delawares top destinations in a Top 10 list of great places to live. I always enjoy reading posts like this because its fun to see how journalists who arent from here discover us, and also for the affirmation that our agents have so many great opportunities to help people find wonderful homes.

With that in mind Ill do a bit of paraphrasing to convey the bloggers perceptions of five distinct areas, coupled with a quick primer on the neighborhoods located closest to each prime destination. I hope youll click on the bloggers post itself to see the full list and our website to see 55+ communities and all ages communities near these prime locations as well.

Pike Creek

Situated close to Newark and Wilmington is Pike Creek, which is also close to the Middle Valley Natural Area and White Clay Creek State Park. People love these places for all of the outdoor pleasures, including miles of trails for walking and mountain biking in both spots and opportunities to fish in Delawares most highly stocked creek.

If this sounds like your kind of place check out Four Seasons at Baymont Farms, with homes from the mid $400s to the mid $600s.


If you remember all the fun you had in college and are interested in continuing your education or just being close to all kinds of wonderful culture, check out Newark, home to the University of Delawares main campus and also an easy commute to Philadelphia. Among the many housing options is Steeple Glen, with lovely carriage-style low maintenance homes from the $200s to the $300s and The Cascades, with lots of open space and proximity to more great restaurants. Click here to learn about four more fine neighborhoods around Newark.

Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth

None of us at Active Adults are surprised these three communities made the list! Milton offers a vibrant downtown with the Milton Theatre and wonderful restaurants along with beautiful historic homes, and with thousands of new homes coming soon.

Lewes, where Bill and I live, is an absolute treasure, featuring the oldest standing residence in Delaware, the fascinating campus of the Lewes Historical Society, and (in our opinion) some of the finest and most fun restaurants in the state.

And what else can we say about Rehoboth that hasnt been said by so many people who love its long oceanside boardwalk, downtown streets with all kinds of fun shopping, and pristine beach.

The great news if you want to live in any of these communities is that lower Sussex County has become an enormously popular place for homebuilders at every scale. For that reason there are well over a dozen communities, some well-established and some new, giving you lots of options for customizing your dream home. 

Im not going to post a link to every community near these towns because I dont break the Internet, but if you go to this link find you can Search Homes by Area to zero-in on the communities around Milton, Lewes, and Rehoboth that are right for you.

Camden and Highland Acres

Located in central Delaware near our state capital of Dover, Camden and Highland Acres are fine areas if youve got school-aged children and if you enjoy nature, which youll find in abundance at First State Heritage Park, and at Brecknock County Park. You can also and learn unvarnished American History at John Dickinson Plantation.

Peruse neighborhoods in both towns and many more near Dover.

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