Embracing the Charm—Buying a new home in Dover, Delaware

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October 24, 2023

Known for its rich history, thriving community and diverse entertainment options, Dover, DE is a place where the past meets the present, and where our team at Wilkinson Homes has found our niche in creating exceptional new homes for our residents. Read on to explore what it’s like to live in Dover, DE and why choosing Wilkinson Homes to build your new home could be your ticket to experiencing this delightful city to the fullest. 

Thriving arts and entertainment scene

While the city of Dover may not be the largest, it certainly packs a punch when it comes to the arts and entertainment scene. The historic theater in Dover, Schwartz Center for the Arts, stands as a testament to the city’s dedication to the performing arts, and with its elegant architecture and rich history, the Schwartz Center has been a hub of artistic expression for decades. Here, you can catch a wide range of performances, from Broadway-style musicals and dance ensembles to contemporary plays and live music concerts. The theater’s calendar is always brimming with events, promising an unforgettable evening every time you visit. For those with a passion for visual arts, the Biggs Museum of American Art is a must-visit destination. This museum showcases an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts. The museum also hosts rotating exhibitions, featuring both historical and contemporary works, ensuring that each visit is a unique experience. 

Access to natural beauty

Dover is nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Delaware, offering residents access to a wealth of natural beauty. Just a short drive from the city, Bombay Hook Wildlife Refuge is a paradise with its diverse wildlife and serene marshes, and with various trails and boardwalks, it’s easy for everyone to enjoy this pristine area just a short drive from home. Silver Lake Park is another exceptional outdoor area for residents to explore. With pavilions, grills, playgrounds, walking paths, fishing opportunities and a boat ramp, residents can always spend a leisurely day soaking up the sun. A trip to the beach is also always in order for anyone living in Dover, and with Pickering Beach and Bowers Beach just a short drive away from the city center, you’ll always be able to take a relaxing walk along the shoreline.

A hub for higher education

At Wilkinson Homes, we understand the vital role that education plays in the lives of many homeowners, and we carefully select the locations for our new home communities to ensure that they are convenient for individuals—especially those pursuing higher education. With a legacy dating back to 1891, Delaware State University has a longstanding commitment to academic excellence, innovation and community engagement. Its comprehensive curriculum, world-class faculty and state-of-the-art facilities create an environment where students are encouraged to explore their passions and unlock their full potential. Wesley College is also a reputable institution in Dover, and the liberal arts institution fosters a close-knit learning community, where students benefit from individualized attention and mentorship. 

The perfect home with Wilkinson Homes

When you choose to live in Dover, DE, you’ll need the perfect place to call home, and that’s where our team at Wilkinson Homes comes in. With our commitment to quality, attention to detail and passion for creating beautiful, functional living spaces, Wilkinson Homes has become a well-known name throughout the region. Our new home communities throughout the Greater Dover area, such as Noble’s Pond and Weatherstone Crossing offer a wide range of housing options ensuring that there’s something for everyone. 

Living in Dover, DE, is an experience like no other. With its rich history, thriving arts scene and strong sense of community, it’s a city that has something to offer everyone. If you’re ready to find your new home in Dover, give us a call at 302-275-1567 or fill out our online form today. 

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