Guide to Best Places to Retire in Delaware



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Best Places to Live & Retire in Delaware

Ideal-Living offers a free comprehensive service that begins with helping you find your Ideal Lifestyle. Until you know how you want to live, you can’t know where you want to live. We offer a wide array of tools to help you get answers to the questions that are keeping you from moving to your ideal destination. That includes finding the best place to retire in Delaware

Not only do Delaware residents enjoy a comfortable pace of life, beautiful scenery and the best beaches, but Delaware is also one of the most tax-friendly states for retirees and seniors. The tax benefits of living in Delaware include:

No sales tax
Low state income tax
No tax on Social Security benefits
Investment & qualified pension income exempt up to $12,500

 

Idyllic Communities in Ideal Locations

Delaware is a great place for vacationers and for retirees. There are beautiful beaches all along the coast, beaches that are rated among the 10 best in the country. Explore the State of Delaware’s rich history, natural beauty, and tempting trails. Enjoy tax-free shopping, pristine beaches, delicious restaurants and outdoor adventures. You never know, Delaware may be just what you’re looking for.

Prospective residents should choose a community that best fits their lifestyle. Some neighborhoods are only a short walk or ride away from bustling city centers. Others are closer to quieter, small-town shops.

Our free Digital Retirement GuideIdeal-Living Magazine and e-Newsletter offer an abundance of information on which states, towns and cities are the best for retirees, vacationers and second-home buyers. If you are looking to retire or relocate to any of the picturesque spots within the state, you’ll find the information you need from Ideal-Living. Our Ideal-Living Magazine includes numerous articles such as the top travel destinations, tips on selling your home, and how to make the most of your retirement.

 

Sample Communities to Discover

Heritage Shores

Bridgeville, DE
Villas for sale from $299,990, Single-Family Homes for sale from the low $400's, Rental Homes with Flexible Leasing Options Also Available

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 villa homes and single-family homes. With 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 Lifestyle 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, 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.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Hatteras Hills

Magnolia, DE
Single-Family Homes starting from the $300s

Welcome to K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Hatteras Hills, a new active adult 55+ community in Magnolia, DE, offering low-maintenance, resort-style living. Come enjoy the best that active living has to offer with spacious home designs & access to countless amenities. Each home is offered in one of our new interior design Looks: Loft, Farmhouse, Classic or Elements for on-trend style in your new home.

At K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Hatteras Hills, you can enjoy the 6,000 sq. ft. clubhouse that offers plenty of activities and amenities for all residents. With a sparking pool, pickleball courts, a fitness center, a gameroom and more, there is something for everyone to enjoy. A low-maintenance lifestyle assures that your lawn care is out of your hands, keeping you free to spend time with friends at the clubhouse. Just a short drive to downtown Dover with tax-free shopping, dining, and entertainment, this 55+ active adult community offers everyday convenience together with the serenity of a picturesque
Delaware landscape.

Whether you’re heading downtown for dinner or staying in for a game of cards with friends, at K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Hatteras Hills you’ll never run out of activities. The relationships that you make and the people you spend time with here will create memories for years to come.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Scenic Harbor

Lewes, DE
Single-Family Homes Starting From the $600s

Welcome to K Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Scenic Harbor, a new active adult 55+ community located at the Rehoboth Bay in Lewes, DE. Featuring beautiful single-family homes and low-maintenance, resort-style living with a luxurious clubhouse, situated on picturesque homesites.

At K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons Scenic Harbor, you can enjoy the company of people who have worked hard and now want to enjoy all that a luxury community has to offer. The low-maintenance lifestyle assures that your lawn care is out of your hands, keeping you free to spend time with friends at the clubhouse or at the nearby beaches. Just minutes from downtown Lewes with tax-free shopping, dining and entertainment, this 55+ active lifestyle community pairs everyday convenience with the serenity of a picturesque Delaware landscape.

Whether you’re heading downtown for dinner with friends or staying in to watch the sunset, at K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Scenic Harbor you’ll never run out of activities. The relationships that you make and the people you spend time with here will create memories for years to come.

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