Explore The 55+ Communities in Northern Delaware

Not everyone that relocates to Delaware is coming for the beaches.

Northern Delaware is attractive due to its central location, convenient to the surrounding states in the Mid Atlantic region.

On our website, you will find featured Northern Delaware 55+ neighborhoods but most of the ones north of the Middletown area are sold out and not very large. If that is the area of interest to you, you will need to be ready to buy when a home comes on the market.

Notice that the largest of these communities in the Newark and Wilmington areas are less than 200 homes.

Northern Delaware 55+ Communities in Wilmington & Newark

When you travel “Below the Canal*” to the Middletown area, you will find larger 55+ communities, several of which are building new homes.

Northern Delaware 55+ Communities in Middletown area

All of us at Active Adults Realty are here to help you find the right community in the right location for you! Just like Delaware, our communities are not as large as places like The Villages or the huge Del Webb communities, but they have all the desirable amenities and they are closer to home.

We would love to help you find your perfect home for retirement anywhere here in Delaware. Get your Delaware home search started right here on our website, or contact one of our Active Adults Realty Agents today.

*Below the Canal refers to the portion of New Castle County that is below the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, a 14-mile canal connecting the Delaware to the Chesapeake Bay.