Community Spotlight: Bay Crossing in Lewes, Delaware

The charming homes at Bay Crossing are single or two-story designs, all with first floor master suites.
The charming homes at Bay Crossing are single or two-story designs, all with first floor master suites.

With a prime location in Lewes, Delaware, Bay Crossing is an ideal destination for beach-bound active adults who don’t want to relocate too far south. Built by Pulte Homes from 2005 to 2016, this charming age-restricted community consists of just 250 single-family and attached homes. Bay Crossing offers residents plenty of on-site amenities in a location within five miles of both Lewes Beach and Rehoboth Beach.

This intimate 55+ community features a prime location, great amenities, and homes designed to welcome active adult homebuyers. Add Delaware’s friendly tax laws and Bay Crossing could be a retirement dream. Active adults searching for resale homes for sale in Lewes, Delaware might find everything they’re looking for at Bay Crossing.

A Coastal Location

Bay Crossing’s location is certainly a draw for many 55+ homebuyers. It is currently the only age-restricted active adult community east of Route 1, which puts it within easy access to two of Delaware’s coastal resort towns: Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. The community is also located within close proximity of the area’s major roadways, so it is very easy to travel or explore the surrounding area.

Desirable Amenities for All Seasons

Residents will find plenty of amenities within the community itself. Bay Crossing’s spacious clubhouse is a social and recreational hub. It features popular amenities such as a well-equipped fitness center, a demonstration kitchen, a billiards and games room, and a library. The clubhouse also has a multipurpose ballroom which is an ideal space for a variety of community events and activities.

Outdoor amenities include a swimming pool with a spacious sundeck, tennis and bocce ball courts, and scenic walking trails.

Social clubs and special-interest groups make it easy for residents to get to know their neighbors and make new friends. Some community groups pursue sports or fitness activities, such as golf, tennis, bocce ball, Zumba, or walking. Recreational groups are also popular, such as the Book Club, Travel Club, or the Ladies’ Monthly Movie Group. There is even a Secret Pals club which lets residents send their friends special gifts or birthday wishes.

What Draws Active Adults To Delaware

Over the past few years, Delaware has been gaining popularity with active adult retirees. Instead of simply driving through on their way to Florida or the Carolinas, many retirees have discovered the state’s potential. It has lovely coastal regions, historic appeal, and friendly communities. Delaware is also tax-friendly with modest income tax rates, no state sales tax, and some credits and exemptions for retirees.

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