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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL

Heritage Creek, Milton, Delaware Active Adult

Heritage Creek, Milton, DelawareThe tax-friendly state of Delaware is ideal for retirement living and offers a wide variety of communities perfect for active adult living. Heritage Creek Delaware is a popular community among active adults yet it is open to residents of all ages. Schell Brothers opened this community of beautifully designed homes in 2008. Today interested homebuyers can select from new construction or resale homes priced from the mid $200’s to the mid $300’s.

Heritage Creek is located within the town of Milton in Sussex County, Delaware. The charming historic district is just a short walk from the community as are plenty of parks ideal for quiet walks or leisure bike rides. Popular area attractions include the Milton Historical Society, the Milton Theatre, the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge and many more. The area offers fantastic fishing on Wagamon’s Pond and the Broadkill River. There are plenty of sandy beaches to discover and wonderful golf courses as well. The town of Dover is just 25 miles away where visitors come for shopping, dining and entertainment.

With just 400 homes, Heritage Creek is a nice size where neighbors get to know each other and take pride in their small-scale community.  The homes feature beautiful curb appeal with Craftsman and Victorian designs adding to the charming and quaint feel of the community.  Tree lined streets, lush landscaping and wide boulevards add to the beauty of this elegant Delaware retirement destination. 

Amenities within the community will consist of a 5,000 square foot clubhouse. Plans call for an outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi and a playgroup perfect for grandkids.  A main attraction of this community over other more traditional age-restricted active adult communities is the opportunity to live among a younger crowd and potentially even share a neighborhood with grown children and grand children as well.

Homes at Heritage Creek are available as either traditional single-family style or attached duplexes. Sizes range from nearly 1,500 to 2,700 square feet. The home designs feature meticulous attention to detail and offer a wide variety of upgrades. A low monthly association fee covers grass cutting and lawn maintenance, snow removal and garbage collection. Exterior designs of the homes in either Craftsman or Victorian styles add to the beautiful curb appeal of the community. Many of the homes boast exterior details such as wide front porches, brick accented beams and overflowing window boxes.

There are many attractions drawing Delaware retirees to this friendly, tight-knit community. Charming curb appeal and quality built homes combine with the ideal location to create a wonderful destination for the Delaware retiree. Another bonus is the low property taxes and tax free shopping!

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