Head Over to Headwater Cove for Fresh New Homes and an Easy Resort Lifestyle

If you visit the “communities” link at our Web site you might be astonished by the significant number of new neighborhoods being built or revitalized throughout Delaware. Since we have good relationships with all of the builders, it’s easy for us to show buyers homes that are especially well-suited to what they’re looking for.

That said, we know a lot of folks enjoy exploring neighborhoods – in person or online – on their own, so are doing a series spotlighting individual builders and what they’re offering. 

This week we talked with Ginger Yocus, a New Home Sales Consultant at D.R. Horton. It’s a well-established builder with 40 years of experience and a Divisional office located in Smyrna that’s now building the Headwater Cove neighborhood between Lewes and Rehoboth. 

We started off by asking Ginger about why she loves Delaware, and were so happy to see her emphasizing our great quality of life.

“I’m from Lewes but spent 20-plus years in New Jersey prior to moving back and let me tell you Wizard of Oz fans “there really is no place like home.” 

That’s especially true if you want nice neighbors.

“After we moved here my husband asked me more than a few times ‘Why are all of these people waving to us?’ When I mentioned that to buyers they also laughed because they noticed how friendly folks are around here. I tell them ‘welcome to Lower, Slower Delaware, where the sun is brighter and the air is sweeter even if it’s a little salty 😊. “

Ginger also loves the great restaurants located throughout the state, and the amazing freshness of our “farm-to-table” cuisine thanks to our abundant agriculture.

Not surprisingly, she’s also a big fan of the community D. R. Horton is building at Headwater Cove.

Move in to brand new homes

The neighborhood is well-suited to people who are planning to move to Delaware during the next year and want to guarantee they’re stepping into a fresh, new home.

“We’re building houses now so they’re ready for buyers, instead of waiting for buyers and then building. This allows for quick delivery, which is great for folks who sell their current homes quickly and don’t want to have to move into a rental while they’re waiting for construction to be completed.”

Close to the beaches – with a resort lifestyle along with extra peace and quiet

“Headwater is only nine miles from Lewes Beach and the Cape Henlopen State Park and 11 miles to Rehoboth, and since we’re between Route 1 and Route 13 residents have quick access to shopping. That means you get to experience all of the fun of living in a resort area, but with peace and quiet too.”

The neighborhood will also offer fine amenities and a friendly, easy lifestyle.

“Our club house will offer a great way for people moving here without knowing anyone, where you can make new friends at the resort style pool, sport court, workout room, and gathering area and fireplace.”

“Also, our lawn care will be appealing for buyers who want to go on vacation, take long weekends away, or have company and not have to worry about the grass being cut.”

With airy, lush spaces . . . 

“Right away our buyers know they’re getting lovely finishes, from tray ceilings to crown molding to soft close drawers and quartz countertops – all of which are standard so they don’t change the price of the home. As they continue to walk through the model they’ll ask ‘is the Roman shower in the owner’s suite included? And what about the third car garage, the washer and dryer, the blinds on every operable window, luxury vinyl plank flooring?”

“To which I answer: You bet it is! All of it and more!”

Learn more about what you’re looking for!

Visit the Communities links on our website to learn about:

  • More communities featuring club houses, pools and other resort style amenities
  • Communities – including those designated as 55+ – where lawn maintenance is taken care of for you
  • Communities with amenity-rich new homes you can move into right away or in the next few months

Also, check out our other blog posts to learn about the changing state of the Delaware real estate market and suggestions on how to ensure you find the perfect home at the right price.

About Christine Davis

Christine grew up in northeastern Pennsylvania in a small town called Pittston, which is located between Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. Upon graduation, she enlisted in the United States Air Force, where she proudly served for eight + years at a variety of bases throughout the world, including Holland, Korea, and New Mexico. While in the Air Force, Christine spent most of her time working in the civil engineering career field where she thoroughly enjoyed meeting and working with such a diverse group of people with varying backgrounds and experiences, and learned so much from each of them. Christine’s last assignment in the Air Force was at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, and that’s when she discovered the Delaware beaches. Growing up in PA, her family spent time at the Jersey shore. But once she moved to MD, she became one of those many drivers making the trek across the Chesapeake Bay Friday afternoon to visit the Delaware beaches for the weekend. Upon Christine’s separation from the Air Force, she spent a small amount of time working in Washington, D.C., but it didn’t take long before she was drawn to the quiet, slow pace of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach, “the nation’s summer capital”. Christine moved to Rehoboth Beach in 1999 and finished her degree in Business at Delaware Tech. At the time she was working for a large physician organization when a friend recommended that she become a REALTOR because she loved helping people and loved looking at homes. She was reluctant for quite a while because Christine didn’t think of herself as a salesperson. But after much urging by her friend, Christine decided to get her real estate license in 2003 and has not looked back since. Christine still doesn’t think of herself as a salesperson, but rather a facilitator between buyer and seller, working toward a common goal. Christine aims to make the process as smooth and fun as possible but also educates the buyer and seller along the way so they can make the best decision possible. Christine now lives in Lewes and although she misses the mountains of PA, she thoroughly enjoys spending as much time as possible at the beach, especially Cape Henlopen State Park. Christine’s philosophy in life is that it’s too short. Never spend so much time making a living that you forget how to live.

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