The community clubhouse at Independence offers an impressive 24,000 square feet of recreation space.

Nestled on 330 acres of land in Millsboro, Delaware, Independence is a lovely 450-home community which welcomes active adults age 55 or better. Residents of Independence enjoy resort-style amenities, as well as energy-efficient homes in a number of appealing designs. The community's prime location puts residents within easy reach of shopping malls, restaurants, beaches and coastal attractions.

Opened in 2007, by Schell Brothers, Independence was specifically designed to support an active adult lifestyle. The community has plans for 450 single-family homes, which are currently available on a resale and new construction basis. Independence also features a variety of indoor and outdoor activities.

Residences at Independence

Single-family homes within Independence feature a variety of floor plans, spread across two collections: the Bay Series and the Courtyard Series. These homes include both ranch and two-story designs, yet every home has a first-floor master bedroom suite to provide main-level living.

Homes also offer many eco-friendly features, such as solar panels, geothermal heat pumps, tankless hot water heaters and high-efficiency HVAC systems. Floor plans offered in the Bay Series range in size from 1,574 to 3,082 square feet. They feature three or four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

The Courtyard Series includes homes ranging in size from 1,159 to 2,627 square feet. They offer two or three bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or two-and-a-half-car garages. Most floor plans also include a separate den.

Whether choosing a home from the Bay Series or Courtyard Series, residents will love the spacious master bedroom suites, complete with spa-like bathrooms and large walk-in closets. Homes typically feature open floor plans ideal for entertaining as well. Southern Delaware has become a popular retirement destination.


Independence Hall, the 24,000 square-foot clubhouse, offers the perfect setting for community events and casual gatherings. This stately facility provides ample room to socialize, including a bar and lounge, a spacious outdoor patio, a multipurpose conference room and a beautiful grand ballroom. Hobby and game rooms also feature computers, a billiards hall and a card room.


When it comes to staying in shape, Independence Hall's fitness center provides cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, an aerobics and dance studio, and an indoor lap pool. Saunas and massage rooms are available for relaxing after a workout as well.

Outdoors, the amenities continue with a resort-style pool, a picnic area and a community garden. Walking and biking trails make it easy to explore the community with a morning jog or a casual evening stroll. There are also tennis courts, horseshoe pits, a volleyball court and a putting green.

Active adults who want to live in this charming area are sure to be impressed by Independence's beautiful homes and abundant amenities. For more information on this community click here: Independence - Millsboro, DE