Philly’s Best Shopping & Spas

Wouldn’t it be great to live 20 minutes from all the best shopping and spas of Philadelphia? Darley Greenoffers just such convenience! This upscale neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware gives you more value for your money, with affordable prices starting in the low $200s. You can afford to spend a little more pampering yourself when you forego Philadelphia condos in favor of Delaware living.

Best shopping in Philadelphia

Philly Mag readers chimed in with their recommendations for the hottest shops in Philadelphia for 2013. Here's the run down:

Geisha Houseis a women’s apparel store featuring edgy Aussie, Californian and Japanese brands you haven’t heard of yet. Vintage fans can find their ‘50s dresses and tulle gowns at School of Vintageon Long Beach Boulevard in Surf City. Stadler-Kahnis the preferred local curiosity shop for those vintage home goods you just can’t find anywhere else. Mod furniture shoppers in search of Herman Miller and Saarinen originals can decorate their homes withMode Moderne on North 3rd Street. Pretty and polished home decorating items may be purchased at Home, a store that brings you the very best from HGTV under one roof. For rare gifts, Deconstructed Livinghas something that strikes everyone’s fancy.

Best spas and beauty salons in Philadelphia

Need to lose a few wrinkles? La Chele Medical Aestheticsis the preferred med spa of Philadelphia’s eternal youth. Another worthwhile splurge is the $130 Summertime Float treatment at Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa and Salon in Glen Mills, where you’ll be exfoliated, massaged, painted with mud and floated on a bed of warm water. Don’t miss the David J. Witchell day spa for a therapeutic massage, steam room session and pure relaxation. For manicured works of art on your fingertips, pay just $3 a nail at Lacquer Lounge. Kiss and Makeup offers celebrity-worthy cosmetics to fill your bag. And Philly’s best haircuts can be found at: The Parlour on Frankford Avenue(for something hip and cosmopolitan); Salon Vanity (for luxurious model waves); Architeqt Salon and Gallery (for a rainbow dye job); or Hush Salon (for a classic cut that suits you well).

Move to Darley Green in Delaware to enjoy all these conveniences

Philly’s best shopping and pampering spas are just 20 minutes from Darley Green townhomes and condos. If you’re not keen on driving, you can always walk to the Claymont commuter train or hop a DART bus. Local shopping is within walking distance. In just a few minutes, you could be perusing Bloomsberry Flowers, Veritas Wine & Craft Beer, Govao’s Chocolates, Lee Ann’s Bridal, the Ninth Street Book Shop, A.R. Morris Jewelers or the Shipyard Shops Mall. Best of all, you pay NO SALES TAX at any of these shops!

Why suffer in cramped Philadelphia townhomes when you can enjoy up to 2,500 square feet of space for below-market-value pricing? The homes are designed with classic architecture in a community with lots of green space.

Call Amy Maluski at 302-655-2600 to learn more about Delaware’s finest condos and homesthat offer convenient accessibility to Philly’s best beauty and shopping experiences.