25513 Fox Point Ln., Millville, Delaware 19967
Just Four Miles from Bethany Beach in Southeastern Delaware, Gated Bishop's Landing is Popular with Baby Boomers and Has Single Family Homes, Attached Homes, a Nicely Appointed Clubhouse and an Active Social Calendar
Millville is in southeastern Delaware and is the setting for Bishop's Landing, a gated community that markets to families, empty nesters and retirees. It will eventually will hold 449 attached and single family homes. Beazer Homes broke ground here in 2013, and building continues today.
The four attached home plans range in size from 1,883 to 2,355 square feet. Single family homes are between 1,712 and 3,007 square feet. All come with at least three bedrooms, two baths, and an attached two car garage. Some properties are single story. Others are single story with the option of adding a loft. Still others are two complete stories.
Many dwellings offer walk-in closets, a flex room, a covered patio or private courtyard entrances, and a spacious "eat-in" kitchen. Natural light is actually a design element. Exteriors have vinyl siding with stone accents.
New and resale houses are available. Prices begin in the mid-$300,000s, although current homes begin in the $500,000s. The HOA fee is $700 per quarter and covers lawn and amenities maintenance.
Bishop's Landing has a nicely-appointed 10,000 square foot clubhouse. Indoor amenities include a catering kitchen, an aerobics studio, and a fitness center with weight and cardio equipment. The outdoor Olympic-sized pool is surrounded by a spa and sun deck. Neighbors can also enjoy a dog park, stocked ponds, a fishing pier, and courts for tennis or pickleball. The social calendar is filled with holiday parties, movie nights, crab feasts, Zumba classes, and book clubs.
The development is minutes from Millville's banks, restaurants, and groceries. The town's 55-seat Dickens Parlour showcases magicians throughout the year. Bethany Beach's boardwalk and tax-free shops are four miles away. Visitors to Fenwick Island State Park can explore the dunes, fish, kayak, sail, or hunt for clams. Holt's Landing State Park has a pier designed for crabbing and a boat ramp with access to the Indian River Bay.
Millville does not have a hospital, but Beebe Medical Center is 15 miles away in Lewes and is accredited by the Joint Commission.
On average, the area receives 45 inches of rain and 10 inches of snow per year. Summer temperatures reach the low-90s, and winter temperatures are generally in the 20s, 30s and 40s.
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Delaware sits in the northeastern portion of the Delmarva Peninsula in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania and the Atlantic Ocean and is the second smallest state geographically. When it comes to population, it is the sixth least populous state but the sixth most densely populated.
The state was one of the original Thirteen Colonies and in 1787 become the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. As a result, Delaware's nickname is "The First State." Colonial blue and buff are its official state colors, and the lady bug is its official state bug.
Delaware is the only state without any national parks system. Hence, it has no national parks, seashores, historic sites, battlefields, memorials or monuments.
The largest population center is the town of Townsend in New Castle County, one of the state's three counties (Kent and Sussex are the other two). In 2013, the state had the ninth highest number of millionaires per capita in the United States.
Population - 961,068
Persons 65 years old and over - 18%
High school graduates, age 25+ - 88%
Bachelor's degree or higher, age 25+ - 30%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin - 9%
White persons, not Hispanic - 69%
Median household income - $61,076
Median home value - $233,100
Social Security taxed? No
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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