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Experience the joy of moving into an active adult community in Delaware! The First State is rich with distinct neighborhoods to match your desired lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing seaside town or a bustling borough with plenty of activity, you’re guaranteed to find your fit in Delaware. Here are some of the best retirement communities for active adults. 

Top 10 Delaware Active Adult Communities

Heritage Shores

The largest active adult community in the state of Delaware is Heritage Shores. Boasting both indoor and outdoor saltwater swimming pools, a championship golf course, tennis courts, and a robust fitness center, this is the place to call home for those searching for a sporty lifestyle. The activities don’t end there: the events calendar offers plenty of socializing with fellow residents, and there’s a Military Club for veterans.

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If you’re searching for luxury homes that welcome furry family members, look no further than Independence. This community of single-family homes is expanding with additional new construction houses available, including properties with water views for a premium experience. The two dog parks are a favorite of the residents, along with the Community Garden.

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Chase Oaks

In a tranquil wooded atmosphere, Chase Oaks offers residents a place to get away from it all. Quiet and relaxed neighborhoods offer a wide variety of floorplans and home styles to choose from, with sizes ranging between two and five bedrooms. Get to know your neighbors during events in the community clubhouse, and venture on day trips to Marshtown and Joy Beach.

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Headwater Cove

Life is easy for residents of Headwater Cove. With the calm coastal breezes venturing into this tucked away neighborhood, you can look forward to easy access to beautiful beaches and nature trails. New construction homes feature ranch-style and two-story options and start at a minimum of 2,000 square feet. Plus, they all meet or exceed the latest Energy Star standards.

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Four Seasons at Hatteras Hills

Luxury is the defining characteristic of Four Seasons at Hatteras Hills. This resort-style, new construction community offers a packed schedule of events to keep you as active as you’d like. Join friends and make new ones as you partake in fitness classes, billiards, and more. Venture on day trips to Dover and the Kent County area to enjoy the best of Delaware.

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Tower Hill

For fans of quaint, small-town communities, Tower Hill is an intimate active adult community with less than 300 homes. With a prime location in the Delaware Bay, residents have easy access to nearby Lewes, a tiny town full of friendly folks. Enjoy outdoor adventures with miles of bicycle paths, trails meandering through Cape Henlopen State Park, and sunny days at Lewes Beach.

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Four Seasons at Belle Terre

If you’re searching for the peace of mind that comes with a new construction home, look no further than Four Seasons at Belle Terre. Phase II is now open, and homes are selling fast! Homes range from 2 to 5 bedrooms with stunning 10 feet high ceilings, and sit among beautifully preserved open space to provide easy access to nature and the outdoors.

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Peninsula Lakes

Spend your days gazing at the stunning natural pools dotting the landscape at Peninsula Lakes, a water-focused community perfect for cultivating tranquility. If you’re looking for a larger house than many active adult communities offer, Peninsula Lakes’ homes are up to 7,000 square feet, ideal for gathering friends and family to entertain on the expansive courtyard-style patios.

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Noble's Pond

Social butterflies will flock to Noble’s Pond. Life for residents is centered around The Point, a state-of-the-art clubhouse on six well-manicured acres that’s available to residents 24 hours a day. Amenities include a ballroom, a conservatory with a stone fireplace, a library, an outdoor kitchen and terrace to share a meal with friends, and a swimming pool with an Olympic-sized lap lane.

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Four Seasons at Baymont Farms

Providing easy access to both historic small towns and the big city thrills of Wilmington, The Four Seasons at Baymont Farms is a fantastic choice for those who love sightseeing and day trips. Homes sit on generous lots and offer an abundance of natural light with open floor plans. Community activities are all fun and games, with bocce ball, horseshoes, and tennis.

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There are so many options for exceptional active adult communities in Delaware. You’re guaranteed to discover a neighborhood that has what you’re looking for. Contact us today at Active Adults Realty because our team focuses on you and the best fit for your lifestyle. With our unparalleled experience in the Delaware real estate market, we can’t wait to help you find your next home.