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55+ Communities Sussex County, Delaware


55+ Communities Sussex County, Delaware

Delaware has been known for years, for having some of the finest retirement communities. With it’s tax-free shopping, low property taxes, close proximity to the beaches and endless activities year-round, it’s easy to see why Delaware is a popular choice. The only decision left now, is which community to choose?? Well, let’s see if we can help you with that!!

Lewes 55+ Communities

Four Seasons at Belle Terre – Lewes, DE

This community, built in 2019, is one of the newest in Lewes and located off Route 24. It has spectacular, newly built K. Hovnanian houses, that come in many different floor plans and finishes. There are plenty of daily events to make sure your day is always busy, or you can relax by taking a walk along the many scenic paths. If you are looking for resort style living, look no further.

Price Range from $$350,000-$479,900 See available homes.

*Amenities - Clubhouse 6,000 sq ft, bocce ball and pickleball courts, multipurpose room/meeting rooms, outdoor pool and patio with fire pit and bar.

Sussex West – Lewes, DE

Still enjoy maintaining your own home? If you are looking for a well-maintained community with a budget friendly buy in price then this is a community you may want to consider.  Close to entertainment, grocery shopping, restaurants, post office, and doctors offices.  All 10 minutes to Lewes Beach. Community features manufactured homes on leased land with low monthly lot rent that includes grass cutting and access to amenities.

Price Range from $90,000-$210,000 See Available Homes.

Amenities – Indoor pool, game & activity room.

Covered Bridge Trails – Lewes, DE

This community is also, one of the newer ones in Lewes and features single family home and townhome options. It is conveniently located right off Route 1 and is a short distance from shopping, restaurants, beach, downtown Lewes, the Lewes-Georgetown Bike/Hike Trail and more. It is comprised of new construction Lennar built homes, with their Everything Included® luxurious upgrades, first floor master suites and many floor plans to choose from. This community is maintenance-free living at its finest.

Price Range from $329,000-$500,000 See available homes.

*Amenities – Clubhouse, pickleball court, dog park, pool, fitness center, access to the Lewes – Georgetown Trail, maintenance free living that includes landscaping and snow removal.

Bay Crossing – Lewes, DE

With homes built by Blenheim & Pulte, this community is located east of Route 1, a skip from Rehoboth. A short drive from downtown Lewes/Rehoboth, the beach, Cape May-Lewes Ferry, Cape Henlopen State Park, fishing, boating, restaurants and much more. Many benefits are maintained by the community to provide you with more time to do activities in the community or to just relax by the pool.

Price Range from $300,000-$550,000.  See available homes.

*Amenities – Clubhouse 5,000 sq ft, pool, pickleball/tennis/ bocce ball court, multi-purpose room, ballroom, library, dance/aerobics/fitness center, game room with pool table, studio & walking paths.