Top 5 Places to Retire in Milton, Delaware
Southern Delaware is a great place to retire, a fact many new residents over the last couple of decades can certain attest to.
With 26 miles of Atlantic coastline and some of the lowest taxes in the United States, it's no wonder why the area has become increasingly popular with the 55 and over set.
Retirees have worked for years to save money in their IRA and 401k accounts and relocating to an area with a low tax base and no shortage of beautiful natural scenery is a perfect fit.
There's no better place to retire and that includes not only Delaware towns and cities that are directly on the coast, but also areas that are just a few miles away from the sandy shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
One hidden gem in southern Delaware is the town of Milton, a small municipality that rests on the shores of the Broadcreek River and is just a short car ride away from both Lewes and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
There are great communities in Milton where you can retire and enjoy the good life near the Delaware beaches.
Here are five of our favorites...
Paynter's Mill consists of around 300 single-family, twin-family homes and condominiums and is located just a few miles from the Delaware beaches.
Biking and walking trails, as well as the shops and restaurants of downtown Milton, aren't far away from Paynter's Mill.
The community is actually comprised of three communities in one, which are Mill Pond Commons, Mill Spring Run and Miller's Landing.
Amenities in Paynter's Mill include a clubhouse and fitness center, a swimming pool, baseball courts, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, a playground and more.
Cannery Village features more than 300 duplexes and single-family homes, is one of Milton's most popular residential communities and is a great place to retire at the Delaware beaches.
The community features a variety of restaurants and retail space but is most well known as the home of the Dogfish Head Brewery, which is just a short walk away and is a great place to take family and friends on visits to your new retirement property in southern Delaware.
Cannery Village features amenities that include a fitness center, a community lounge, both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a mail center and much more.
Woodridge is a new home community located in Milton and is just a few miles away from the beach resort towns of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach.
This 188-home community is a perfect retirement base at the Delaware beaches with amenities that include a fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool, a community clubhouse and more.
Woodridge is located just off Cool Springs Road with easy access to Route 9 and the Delaware beaches.
Heritage Creek is a Fenmoor Homes community that features single-family homes in Milton, just a few miles from the Delaware beaches.
It's a great community for retirement living, with Delaware's low taxes and the ability to make those IRA and 401k savings last longer.
Heritage Creek features a community clubhouse with swimming pool, a fitness center, tree-lined streets and a quiet place to call home and retire at the Delaware beaches.
Trails of Beaver Creek
Also nestled in Milton and within just a short drive of the Delaware beaches, the Trails of Beaver Creek is a solid retirement option near the Delaware coast.
The community offers a nice range of amenities, including a clubhouse, swimming pools, tennis courts, walking and running paths and much more.
The Trails of Beaver Creek also features a number of community ponds with fountains and picturesque landscaping.
Homes in the Trails of Beaver Creek are larger, often more than 4,000-square-feet, providing a good value for your money.
For much more on the benefits of retiring in Milton or anywhere else at the Delaware and Maryland beaches, contact the Oldfather Group today at 302-260-7244 or visit theoldfathergroup.com.
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