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Living in Milton, DE

Originally a 16th-century settlement for English Colonists, Milton, DE, has blossomed into a thriving residential neighborhood that still maintains much of its historic charm. From the fine Victorian buildings to the countless pockets of natural beauty, this Sussex County gem is a beautiful place to call home.

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Things to See and Do in Milton

Milton houses some of the most exquisite examples of Victorian and Colonial architecture in Delaware, with no less than 198 buildings and monuments listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Milton's Historic District is where you can marvel at notable structures, like the Sussex Trust Trading Company, St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, and the Municipal Building. The artifact and photograph-lined walls of the Milton Historical Society will reveal more about Milton's rich past.

Locals love to bird-watch and wander the scenic trails at the nearby 10,144-acre Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, while the smaller, yet equally beautiful, Milton Memorial Park offers an idyllic spot to picnic with the family. During the warm summer months, many residents make the short trip to the sandy shores of Slaughter Beach, which fronts the shimmering waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Restaurants and cafes line the seafront, and provide a scenic spot to sample some freshly-caught seafood.

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Housing and Community

Milton real estate is an eclectic mix of historic structures and modern new-builds, many with large backyards. Homes for sale in Milton are a hot commodity, so buyers will need to move fast to grab their dream home. Properties based on and around Union Street are best for those who wish to be within walking distance of convenience stores and facilities. For the best views, the spacious homes positioned along Mulberry Avenue are a fine choice as they overlook Wagamons Pond. Major roads connect the neighborhood with Maryland, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and beyond, and air travel is easy as Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport is located 42 miles away from Milton, Delaware.

Overall, living in Milton, Delaware, comes with many perks, including a close-knit community, excellent educational facilities, and a country-living vibe.


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What Locals Love

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  • Architecture and history buffs unite in Milton where you will find nearly 200 buildings and monuments listed on the National Register of Historic Places, many of which feature exquisite Victorian and Colonial architecture.
  • Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge features more than 10,000 acres of scenic trails, freshwater ponds, and wooded swamps, perfect for catching a glimpse of the more than 300 species of birds, 51 species of fish, and 37 species of animals that call the refuge home.
  • Beach lovers enjoy the warm summer months along the sandy shores of Slaughter Beach located along the Atlantic Ocean.


Milton Real Estate at a Glance

  • 44 Homes Sold*
  • 104 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $549,450 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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