Claymont District

Discriminating individuals who are in the market for the best new homes in Delaware are quickly discovering all the the Claymont District has to offer. A unique mix of history, stunning geography and a new enthusiasm for community revitalization, the area is rapidly becoming known as one of the most desirable locales anywhere in the region. Fortunately for home seekers, the Claymont area boasts a number of high-quality, newly constructed residential developments to suit any taste and need.

Conveniently situated along I-95, the Claymont District is a mere 9 miles from Philadelphia International Airport, 30 minutes from the City Center area of Philadelphia and just 100 miles from Washington, D.C.

While Claymont’s location provides easy access to regional business, education and entertainment hubs, it retains a quaint, family-friendly feel on which its residents place great value.

The Claymont District is loaded with rich historical and cultural attractions such as:

  • Claymont Stone School
  • Darley House
  • Robinson House
  • The New Candlelight Theatre
  • Rosewood Park and Mansion
  • The Delaware Shakespeare Festival

There truly is something here for everyone to enjoy. Additionally, numerous Claymont area sites are included on the National Register of Historic Places, including Ivyside Farm, Archmere Academy and Hickman Row.

The Claymont District and its continuing renaissance

While it is certainly true that its rich history and picturesque setting have long made the Claymont District a favored destination for many, recent revitalization efforts undertaken by the Claymont Renaissance Development Corporation have generated a renewed sense of enthusiasm and optimism about the area’s future.

Launching several initiatives aimed at furthering regional economic growth, residential neighborhood improvement and quality of life enhancement, the nonprofit organization has received the National Association of Counties’ prestigious Sustainable Communities Award. Continued involvement by dedicated stakeholders promises to make life in the Claymont District more fulfilling for residents than ever before.

Convenience and charm in abundance at Darley Green

Discerning Delaware home buyers interested in immersing themselves in the historic atmosphere and comfortable lifestyle of the reinvigorated Claymont District need look no further than the idyllic master-planned community at Darley Green by Montchanin Builders. The townhomes and condominiums at Darley Green offer unsurpassed elegance, comfort and convenience to individuals and families alike.

Rendered in classic style, the residences of Darley Green provide up to 2,500 square feet of beautifully appointed living space. Situated among tree-lined streets and manicured landscapes, these homes make the absolute most of the natural resources for which the region has long been known. With first-rate schools, cultural institutions and recreational opportunities all within easy reach, Darley Green represents the very best of the Claymont District.

Monchanin Builders: providing residences of distinction in the Claymont District and beyond

Having earned recognition from local media as well as from national industry giant HGTV, Montchanin Builders is the Wilmington, Delaware-based firm responsible for the acclaimed Darley Green planned community, custom homes throughout the region and stunning home renovations across the Claymont District and beyond. We are a full-service construction firm that serves the Wilmington, Greater Delaware and the Delaware County, Pennsylvania areas, and our reputation for providing unrivaled customer service has allowed us to expand our reach in recent years.

Our expansive network of craftsmen, suppliers and workers affords us the ability to produce for each client on-time, on-budget results regardless of their project’s scope or scale.

Delaware living at its finest: Claymont District and Darley Green

Given its stunning natural setting, proximity to major business and banking centers and its ambitious economic development agenda, Delaware’s Claymont District is among the most desirable communities in the entire region, and word is beginning to spread.

Accessibility, convenience, historic charm combine to make the area a natural choice for a wide range of prospective home buyers.

Residents of Darley Green enjoy a unique vantage point from which to appreciate and immerse themselves in the distinctive atmosphere and culture of the Claymont District. With its impressive array of available floor plans, finishes and customizable options, this is a community that is certain to please even the most exacting of purchasers.

To learn more about the possibilities, contact us at 302-655-2600 or send an e-mail inquiry to We look forward helping you discover the innumerable features that set these residences and this enclave apart from all others.


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  2. Claymont Stone School, History,
  3. Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau, Claymont, Delaware,