Lewes, DE 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

A a city referred to as “The First Town in the First State”, Lewes is a small city next to the Atlantic Ocean, with accessibility to Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., New York, and one ferry ride away from New Jersey. Residents of Lewes 55+ communities enjoy the calm lifestyle offered by an oceanfront scenery or enjoy an active life of hiking and boating in the many parks in and around the city.

A a city referred to as “The First Town in the First State”, Lewes is a small city next to the Atlantic Ocean, with accessibility to Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., New York, and one ferry ride away from New Jersey. Residents of Lewes 55+ communities enjoy the calm lifestyle offered by an oceanfront scenery or enjoy an active life of hiking and boating in the many parks in and around the city.

Lewes Climate & Geography

With mild winters and hot summers, Lewes tends to have pleasant weather with mild winters and warm summers. The area is surrounded by farmlands and wetlands since it is situated with Atlantic Coastal Plain.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment In Lewes

Lewes serves largely as a vacation spot for people from Washington D.C. because of its beaches and oceanfront. The city primarily serves as an ocean resort; and is home to state parks like Cape Henlopen and Cape May. The culture in Lewes surrounds its oceanfront location and recreation centers around its parks, perfect for activities such as fishing, hiking, and boating.

Lewes Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living index is higher than indexes for Delaware and the United States. Though home prices are high, taxes are relatively low. Delaware does not have any sales tax, personal property tax, estate tax, and has low income and corporate taxes. Furthermore, Lewes offers reduced property taxes for senior citizens which assists Lewes 55+ community residents on a budget.

Health Care In Lewes

Local Beebe Healthcare-Lewes is ranked No. 2 among hospitals in Delaware with specialized services in cardiac, vascular, women’s health, chronic disease and chronic disease management. Additionally, there are many surrounding areas that have medical centers such as Bayhealth Medical Center, Saint Francis Healthcare in Wilmington.


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The Villages at Red Mill Pond

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - Low $600ks
  • 520 Homes (2 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2009 - Present
  • 5 reviews

Four Seasons at Belle Terre

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 269 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews

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Bay Crossing

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 256 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2016
  • 1 reviews

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