Model Grand Opening
Join us for a tour and meet our awesome homeowners along the way! Hear first-hand why so many of them have chosen this active 55+ community that offers a wide array of ready to use amenities, and year-round clubs and social activities, including those infamous weekly happy hours!
The Herring Point (aka The Hancock)
Back by popular demand, this floor plan is once again a model home. With its spacious luxury owner’s suite and option for dual owner’s suites, it’s exactly what you’ve been looking for.
One of our best-selling homes, this open floor plan is designed for single-level living with the flexibility for a second-floor bonus space, which you can turn into a bedroom, loft or storage!
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Why you’ll love Independence:
Independence is the only 55+ community that is located close to the beaches and features a full array of amenities ready for you to enjoy immediately. You’ll love our 24,000 sq ft clubhouse where you can stay active in the state–of-the-art fitness center, join the yoga, zumba or pilates classes, or swim in the indoor or outdoor pool.
We also have a very active social environment where you can engage in a variety of activities including game night, bike rides, line dancing, happy hours and so much more.
Now is the best time to move into Independence.
- Single-family homes from the low $300s
- 55+ Active Adult Community
- Lawn maintenance included
- 24,000 sq. ft. clubhouse that features a ballroom, bar and lounge
- Indoor and outdoor pool
- State-of-the-art fitness center
- Year-round activities that include yoga, water aerobics, game nights, happy hours, billiard tournaments and much more!
- Activities Director
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“As far as we're concerned, Schell Brothers are the very best builders in the country.”Alvin & Harriett Independence Homeowners
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Independence, Near Lewes, Delaware The Premier 55+ Community for Active Adults
Life as it should be.
Delaware’s only 55+ community at the beach that offers a full array of amenities ready for you to enjoy immediately! You’ll love our award-winning clubhouse that features a ballroom, bar and lounge plus an indoor & outdoor pool. Participate in year-round activities that include yoga, water aerobics, game nights, happy hours, billiard tournaments and much more!
Our homes start from the low $300s and offer ranch, master up and master down floor plans.
Delaware tax advantages provide lasting benefits for residents.
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Treat Yourself to the Best Delaware Retirement Community
Spend a warm sunny day poolside with your friends, playing a round of tennis, or work on your golf game over at the putting green. Enjoy riding your bike and walking along the neighborhood trails, or sign up for an afternoon gardening class. Independence has an outdoor activity for everyone. Explore what makes the outdoors great!
Walking trails, outdoor pool, tennis courts, community garden, neighborhood park, barbeque grill area, horseshoe pits, putting green and sand volleyball!
Clubhouse Amenities Top 55+ Communities in Delaware
Having won the Regal Award for Best Clubhouse in Delaware, Independence Hall is the ideal spot to take a break from the day's activities and enjoy the company of neighbors and friends. Whether enjoying a drink at the bar, a work out in the yoga studio or a dance in the grand ballroom, there’s something for everyone!
Activities director, indoor lap & aerobic pool, saunas, grand fitness center, locker room, yoga studio, massage rooms, conference room, computer center, office space, bar, lounge, grand ballroom, card room, billiards hall, theater, HOA offices, and a grand foyer!
Social Clubs & Activities
At Independence it’s easy to engage in your favorite hobbies or develop new ones. Join the garden club, card club, social hour, movie night or book club. It's a place where you can sit back and relax, enjoy friends & family and participate in all of the fun!
Garden Club, Art Club, Walking Club, Book Club, daily Happy Hour, Movie Night, Singles Night, Holiday formals, morning coffee, Billiards Club, Ballroom Club, Poker Night & Game Night, Exercise Classes – Aquacise, Yoga, and Tai Chi!
Single Family Floor Plans
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The WhimbrelCourtyard Series Single-Family Base price $354,900 - $25,000 incentive = $329,900* Independence Active
3 - 6 Bedrooms
2 - 4 Bathrooms
1,971 - 5,204 Heated Sqft (2,544 - 6,812 Total Sqft)
* Some restrictions apply. Subject to change without notice.
Model Homes Independence
Interested in seeing Independence in person? Visit one of our model homes shown below.