Top 5 Places to Move in Delaware
With national headlines proclaiming Delaware as a trending hotspot for millennials and retirees alike, the question on homebuyers’ minds is not “why Delaware?” but “where in Delaware can I get the best value for my money?”
So why is everyone flocking to the First State to live, work and play? First of all, the financial advantages are truly unmatched: no sales tax, no inheritance tax, one of the country’s lowest property tax rates and a minuscule state income tax. But increasingly other draws are luring everyone – from young professionals to empty nesters to families just starting out – to Delaware, including lucrative employment opportunities, new luxury developments, and happening cultural and nightlife scenes.
With such a bounty of riches, it can be hard to know where to look first when considering a move to Delaware. Whether you prefer a beach community in Sussex County, the sizzling hot riverfront scene in Wilmington, or the sprawling hills of New Castle, our list of the top 5 places to move in Delaware has you covered.
A 21st century upgrade to small-town America of yesteryear, this master-planned community of spacious townhomes and condos combines the best of both worlds: a relaxed neighborhood atmosphere only 10 minutes by car to the newly revitalized Wilmington riverfront and a 20-minute commute to Philadelphia. Residents are also only minutes from the many attractions – recreational, cultural, culinary and more – of the Brandywine River Valley. Darley Green proves that luxury and convenience really can be affordable, with prices starting in the $200s. Incentives are currently available for qualifying homebuyers.
The Residences at Christina Landing
The epitome of high-class luxury on the Wilmington Riverfront. Apartments include floor to ceiling windows, private balconies with water views, and all the high-end bells and whistles you could ask for, such as on-site dry cleaning, private gym, a 2-acre park and a Park Avenue-style concierge.
Ideally situated in the heart of Wilmington, residents are mere steps away from Riverwalk, Market Street, Riverfront Market and the Christina Crossing Shopping Center.
This private waterfront community of coastal-style homes located on Rehoboth Bay in Sussex County offers a quiet retreat from the crowds, yet is only minutes from the bustling boardwalk, shopping and nightlife of Rehoboth Beach and Lewes.
First class amenities include 4 lakes, a waterfront gazebo and kayak center. Residents can also take advantage of the Cape Henlopen School District, routinely ranked as one the best in Delaware.
Bayfront at Rehoboth
Luxury coastal living starting in the $400s, just 9 minutes from downtown Rehoboth Beach. Enjoy stunning views of small ponds, pine forests and salt marshes leading to the glistening bay. Features wooded and private half-acre homesites, an outdoor pool, and a small section of private beach on the bay. Conveniently located minutes from golfing, boating and other attractions.
A unique over-55 community of European-inspired detached homes and carriage houses starting in the $400s, situated on 50 tree-filled acres overlooking the beautiful rolling hills of Pike Creek Valley.
Homebuyers can select from a variety of elegant design plans, from The Marseille to The Bordeaux to The Seville and more.
Less than half an hour from downtown Wilmington, the Delaware National Golf Course, and other area highlights.