Discover Active Adult Communities in Delaware
Delaware, with its blend of historical richness and modern luxury, offers an ideal setting for active adults seeking a vibrant retirement lifestyle. These communities, tailored for those 55 and older, provide the perfect blend of leisure, activity, and community.
Why Delaware is the Prime Choice for Active Adults
A Perfect Blend of History and Modernity
Delaware's rich history and modern amenities create a unique living experience. Enjoy cultural tours, historical landmarks, and a contemporary lifestyle that combines the best of both worlds.
Tax Benefits and Financial Ease
Retirees in Delaware benefit from significant tax advantages, including low property taxes and no sales tax, making it a financially attractive destination for active adults.
Lifestyle Amenities in Delaware's Active Adult Communities
Engaging Social and Recreational Activities
Delaware's active adult communities offer a range of activities, from golf and tennis to social clubs and cultural events, ensuring a lively and engaging retirement.
Health and Wellness Opportunities
Prioritize your health with state-of-the-art fitness centers, wellness programs, and easy access to top healthcare facilities, all within these communities.
The Appeal of Delaware's Natural Beauty
Coastal Living and Outdoor Adventures
With its beautiful beaches and scenic parks, Delaware offers endless opportunities for outdoor activities like fishing, hiking, and beachside relaxation.
Four-Season Climate for Year-Round Enjoyment
Experience the beauty of all four seasons in Delaware. Enjoy summer beach days, autumn's colorful foliage, mild winters, and blooming springs.
Community and Connectivity in Delaware
Close-Knit Community Feel
Experience the warmth of community life where making new friends and building relationships is effortless, fostering a sense of belonging and togetherness.
Proximity to Major Cities
Delaware's strategic location offers easy access to major urban centers like Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C., perfect for day trips and urban exploration.
Finding Your Ideal Active Adult Community in Delaware
A Wide Range of Housing Options
Discover diverse housing options tailored to your preferences and lifestyle needs, from cozy apartments to spacious single-family homes.
Personalized Community Experiences
Each community in Delaware offers unique experiences and amenities. Whether you're looking for a beachside retreat or a country club atmosphere, you'll find it here.
Research and Explore the Best Communities in Delaware
Click to explore the following Delaware communities. Request information from multiple communities by selecting the checkboxes to the right and completing the form below.
The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay creates a lifestyle full of the activities you’ve been searching for. Come live, dine, relax and play in this one-of-a-kind resort community in Coastal Delaware that combines best-in-class amenities that fit your lifestyle with beautifully designed new homes from the $300s to $3M+
The Peninsula has something for everyone! Our private gated resort community features an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature designed golf course, racquet club with tennis and pickle ball, a full service spa, state-of-the-art athletic club, indoor and outdoor pools that include a poolside grill, a signature wave pool, and sand beach. We also have three points of water access to the surrounding bay: the nature and exploration center with a kayak launch, our bay beach, and our floating dock and fishing pier. You’ll live every day like you’re vacationing in a five-star resort at The Peninsula.
Single-family, single -family detached villas and townhomes are available.
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Bayside is an award-winning classic beach resort community developed by the regionally renowned Carl M. Freeman Companies. Tree-lined streets showcase a community of stunning homes – all inspired by the New England coastal towns.
Located just outside Fenwick Island, DE, Bayside is removed but certainly not remote, with the perfect blend of privacy and location.
Our Bayside community is ideally nestled in this quiet resort town with access to all that it has to offer. As one of Delaware’s finest coastal destinations, Fenwick Island is beautifully serene but with plenty to do. Once you’re here, you might notice your cares melting away as the beaches of Fenwick Island call your name.
Whether you see yourself in a townhouse, villa-style duplex or single-family dwelling, there is an ideal Bayside home for you, ranging from cozy to grand. Our selection of designs, by the area’s top builders, offer a selection of varied floor plans and settings to meet your personal taste, budget and lifestyle.
Welcome to Riverbend! 55+ Living in New Castle, DE. The perfect blend of a historic small town and modern living. Riverbend is located in the beautiful, historic riverfront town of New Castle, Delaware. New Castle has been named in the top 10 of the most beautiful small towns in the United States. Renowned for its Separation Day and A Day in New Castle events that showcase the town’s hundreds of years of history. There is never a shortage of things to see and do in New Castle, Delaware. Take your living outside the home with community amenities. The Riverbend community is a modern neighborhood with community amenities such as a clubhouse with an indoor pool and outdoor decks, a fitness center, and gathering spaces. Located along the Delaware River with access to New Castle’s many walking and bike trails, beaches, and fishing areas. This charming town is located just 10 minutes south of downtown Wilmington with easy access from I-95 and I-295 makes it conveniently located from many metropolitan draws such as Philadelphia (45 min), Baltimore (1.5hr), Rehoboth Beach (1.5hr), and Washington D.C (2hrs).
The homes at Heritage Shores have been designed to maximize your lifestyle by incorporating the latest technologies that provide ease of maintenance and energy efficiency. There’s something for every taste and budget at Heritage Shores, with flexible main-level living home designs featuring two-car garages and available second levels, lofts and outdoor spaces. With a wealth of available upgrades, there are virtually endless possibilities for personalizing your new home. Plus, Heritage Shores also offers rental opportunities on some of its most popular floorplans, with flexible one- to five-year leases and all amenities included.
Additional amenities include: Full-Time Activities Director, 18 – Hole Arthur Hills Championship Golf Course, State-Of-The-Art Fitness Center, Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools, Tennis, Pickleball and Bocce Ball, Fresh Air Exercise Circuit, Health & Wellness Center, 28,000 sq. ft. Clubhouse, Kayak Launch, On-Site Restaurants, Sugar Beet Market, Woodshop, Aerobics and Dance Studio, Arts and Creative Studio, Billiards and Card Room, Pro Shop, Dog Park, Performance Lawn, Outdoor Chess and Checkers Tables, Shuffleboard, and Many Classes & Clubs.
Call 302.956.6129 for more information or to schedule a visit to our Discovery Center.
Located in Middletown, DE,. K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Baymont Farms is a 55+ active lifestyle community featuring low-maintenance single family homes. With an ideal location in Middletown, there’s plenty of shopping and dining nearby to explore. But you won’t need to leave the community to find your next adventure.
K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Baymont Farms will feature a 6,000-square-foot clubhouse. It’s where you’ll gather around the grand fireplace of the social lounge and bar area, or enjoy recreation of your choice in the fitness center, game room, billiard room, card room or aerobics studio. The adventure continues outside, where you’ll find an outdoor pool, a tiki hut, pickleball courts and walking trails.
K. Hovnanian Homes has decades of expertise curating exceptional active lifestyles for those 55 or better. Its last active lifestyle community in New Castle County, K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Silver Maple was Delaware’s best-selling 55+ community from 2014 until its completion in 2016.
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Take the Next Step Towards Your Dream Retirement
Delaware's active adult communities provide the ideal backdrop for a fulfilling and enjoyable retirement. Embrace a lifestyle of comfort, activity, and community in the First State.
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